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Community Information Grants
Rocky View County offers grant funding to assist non-profit organizations who offer recreational, community and cultural opportunities to County residents. The grants we offer are primarily for operating and capital costs associated with operating and enhancing facilities and community halls located in the County, but we also offer programming grants through our community enhancement grant program offered every spring.
For more information visit Community Recreation Grant Funding | Rocky View County
Alberta Blue Cross
KidSport Calgary & Area
Rural Communities Foundation
Emerald Youth Grants
Government of Canada
Click the tabs to view more information!
License Registration is required at an annual fee as outlined in the
Town of Irricana’s Animal Control Bylaw #001:2017.
Pet license renewals are due by January 31st each year.
Payments made after this date will be doubled.
Unaltered: $20.00 (Between Dec.1st – Jan.31st)
Altered: $10.00 (Between Dec.1st – Jan.31st)
Unaltered: $40.00 (AFTER January 31st)
Altered: $20.00 (AFTER January 31st)
Tag Replacement: $10.00
Irricana Play School Association &
ECS & Kindergarten
Phone: (403) 935-4727
Phone: (403) 935-4727
Positively influencing young minds in our community
for over an amazing 30 years….
The Irricana Playschool Association offers a comfortable and constructive
play based learning environment for kids to grow and develop.
Grades: K – 8
Phone: (403) 935-4291
262066 Range Road 273
Bus Contact Information:
Fenton Bus Lines: (403) 680-9394
RVS Late Line: (403) 250-0016
Visit their “Contact Us” Page for a full list of Kathyrn’s Bus drivers and their specific contact information
Beiseker Community School
Elementary: K – 6
High School: 7 – 12
Phone: (403) 947-3883
415 – 2nd Ave, Beiseker
Visit their “Staff” Page for a list of staff emails.
Good Shepherd School
Grades: K – 7
Phone: (403) 500-2117
1319 Thorburn Drive SE, Airdrie
Visit their “Contact Us” Page to send them a direct Email.
St. Martin de Porres High School
Grades: 8 – 12
Phone: (403) 500-2041
410 Yankee Valley BLVD SW, Airdrie
Visit their “Contact Us” Page to send them a direct Email.
Our Lady Queen of Peace School
Catholic French Immersion
Grades: K – 7
Phone: (403) 500-2064
1820 – 1st Ave N, Airdrie
Visit their “Contact Us” Page to send them a direct Email.
Garbage & Recycling
A contracted company provides garbage/recycling pick up service for the Town of Irricana.
Bins are collected every Friday on an alternating schedule, we ask that all residents
have their respective bins put out by 7:00 am or earlier.
Garbage bins are grey while Recycling bins are blue.
Click the buttons below to view the 2024 collection Calendar or Blue Bin Acceptation List
The Tag-a-Bag system allows you to throw out additional bags of garbage even when your bin is completely full, all you have to do is label your bags with a specialty tag that can be purchased at the town office.
Label the bag with these special tags and simply place them next to your bin before the next scheduled pick-up.
* Tags are $5.00 each
*Tag-a-Bag is only applicable towards Garbage pick-up
*Items must be bagged, tags placed on none bagged items will not be picked up
*Bags can weigh up to a maximum of 30lbs each, anything more will not be picked up
Please Note that collection days may vary
depending on upcoming holidays and/or events
The Irricana Recreation Complex is operated by the Irricana and District Agricultural Society. Located at 302 3rd Street, the facility houses a curling rink with four sheets of ice, a ground level viewing area, and upstairs fully licenced lounge with dance floor.
The complex also includes a fitness room and meeting room available for rentals. From October through March the Irricana Curling Club hosts weekly curling leagues and several bonspiels. The facility may be rented for meetings, events and fitness classes.
Please contact the Irricana and District Agricultural Society at https://irricanaagsociety.com/ or call 403-827-1869.
Operated by the Irricana and District Agricultural Society
For booking and rates information go to www.campspot.com/book/irricanacampground
or call (403) 371-7376
Irricana Cemetery is over 100 years old. It is a peaceful retreat for individuals. At the center of
the cemetery is a tree surrounded by flowers. The pathways branch out from the center. A
number of trees have been transplanted to replace the trees that were removed earlier this
year due to age and health. The Town of Irricana Cemetery is located at the south end of the Town, just off of Henricks Drive.
This cemetery is surrounded by established trees and shrubs with shale pathways, a flower garden and park benches within.
Cemetery arrangements can be made through the Town Office.
$500.00 per plot purchase
$200.00 opening and closing (casket)
$150.00 opening and closing (urn)
$100.00 extra for weekend or statutory holiday
Rural Crime Watch
The Town of Irricana requires anyone who carries on or operates or advertises any business to have a valid business licence as per the Business License Bylaw-006:2021.
Business Licenses must be renewed annually by January 31st of each year.
Some businesses may also require licensing through the Government of Alberta.
Commercial (Store Front): $50.00
Home Business (Within Town): $50.00
Non-Resident (Includes Contractors): $50.00
Peddler/Hawker/Vendor: $25.00 per month OR $100.00 per year
Irricana United Church
Rev. Ruth McArther
274003 TWP RD 272, RockyView County AB
Worship Services are held every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. at the West Church (Hwy 567), All persons are welcome regardless of denomination. Irricana United Church hosts special Services at Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas, as well as an annual Harvest Supper in the Community.
Visit our website for updated information.
Calvary Chapel Irricana
Pastor Rob Mantle
Irricana Lion’s Community Hall – 300 1st Street, Irricana
Calvary Chapel Irricana meets at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays at the Irricana Community Hall for Worship, verse-by-verse study through the Bible and fellowship. During the same time, the children are also taught at a level in which they can understand, using fun and interactive teaching, crafts and activities.
Tri Community Baptist Church
Contact: Pastor Eric Spletzer
239-9th Street, Beiseker,
Worship Services are held at 11:00 a.m. on Sundays; Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. Also has the Pioneer Clubs for children aged 4-12 on Wednesday nights 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and a Youth Group for youths aged 13-18. Joy Group every third Thursday; Bible Study and Prayer Meetings.
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Parish Priest, Father Silvano Vargas
Corner of 4th St and 2nd Ave, Beiseker
Mass Times: Weekly Mass Times: Sunday 11:00 a.m., Wednesday 7:00 p.m., Thursday 9:00 a.m
Sacrament of Reconciliation on request.
St. Mary’s Church is located on the corner of 4th Street and 2nd Avenue, (adjacent to Beiseker School). The rectory and the parish office are situated at the right side of the church. Our Parish includes Keoma, Irricana, Acme, Linden and Beiseker and has 77 families registered.
ACME United Church
416 Bennett AVE, ACME AB
No matter who you are, who you love or where you are in your story, everyone is welcome in Acme United Church. We want you to know we are happy you have chosen to join us for a time of rejoicing, reflection and rising. The vision and mission of Acme United Church continues, through the global pandemic, to bring hope, encouragement and purpose to our lives. If you have been encouraged by something in our service, you can make a difference by taking part in our offering by sending an e-transfer offering through your online banking to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Everyone that supports the ministries in our church receives a tax receipt. If you are new to our community, please send us an email and we’ll include you on our mailing list.
Irricana Transfer Site
The Irricana Transfer Site accepts household hazardous waste and agricultural recycling
year round from residents. Farmers from neighboring counties may also drop off clean plastic grain bags and twine for recycling as part of the Alberta Ag Plastic.
For large loads, please call ahead.
Visit their website for a full listing of Fees & Acceptable Drop-off Items
West of Pioneer Acres Park
Corner of RR 264 and TWP RD 274
SW 28-27-26 W4M
403-230-1401 (After Hours)
Wednesday: 11AM – 7PM
(Rocky View County Residents Only)
Saturday: 9AM – 5PM
(Rocky View County Residents & Irricana Residents)
Click the Link below to view the information booklet on
how the Town handles its snow clearing.
This booklet will cover snow clearing procedures, plowing priorities, emergency routes and more!
Irricana Lions Community Hall
Address: 300 – 1st Street (Founder’s Park)
Contact: Town of Irricana
Click the link above to view the rates,
rules and regulations for renting
the Community Hall.
For price comparison please refer to
our Annual Rates Bylaw-002:2021
Parks & Playgrounds
Lions Centennial Park
One of the biggest and most elaborate Community Work Bees has been the new “Lions Centennial Park” located on 1st Avenue. Over 100 volunteers rallied to build the impressive grain elevator play park to commemorate the original site of the many grain elevators once located on that site. This project was a partnership between Alberta Trail Net (the property owners) and the Irricana Lions Club (who accessed the funds required to build the park)
This project is far from complete. The new information Kiosks are yet to be suited with applicable maps and signage and information about local flora and fauna. A beautiful bricked courtyard is planned for the next phase of the project. The bricks will be engraved with the many sponsor names and placed around a large central fountain.
Irricana Dog Park
Located behind the skating rink on Henricks Drive, you will be able to locate our towns very own Off Leash Dog Park! that was proudly built this 2021. This fully fenced in area provides a place for our furry friends to run and play to their hearts contents. While the park is still new we hope to add more to it with the introduction of a doggie drinking station and benches.
Pet owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets and are asked to ensure that their pets are in control at all times – on or off of a leash.
Harold & Hilda Knight Garden Dedication
Harold & Hilda Knight were two of the towns most important volunteers who have sadly passed away (Harold Knight in 2013 and his wife Hilda in 2014).
In commemoration of Harold and Hilda, friends and family members wanted to have a garden dedicated to their memory and so one was built by Public Works staff in the previously named Harold Knight Park.
On July 24th, 2014 a garden dedication was held to remember those who have helped build our community. At this park there is also a beautiful hidden playground for families to enjoy
Located at the corner of 5th Street and 2nd Ave is Rainbow Park, you can’t miss the mural painted by our very own Irricana residents along the fence behind the Playground. This park is easily accessible and will be undergoing renovations in summer of 2018 as The Town has received a grant from the Alberta Municipal Demonstration Program to install pour in place recycled tire product for the ground.
Founders Park Playground
Park Campground for campers and residents alike. It sits adjacent to two baseball diamonds and has easy access to trails and washrooms. A great area for people visiting/using the campsites or those taking part in a baseball tournament.
One of the most successful and easiest new programs initiated is community garden adjacent to the east access road coming into Irricana. The garden space is a piece of land on loan by a developer who owns the property. A non profit group coordinates the community garden and its policies and ten or more residents are given garden plots and become the caregivers of this area each summer. It is not unusual to see three generations of families gardening together in the evenings and enjoying their harvest of freshly grown veggies. Volunteers rototill the gardens in the spring and water is supplied in a holding tank located at the community garden site from the waste water at the water treatment plant by town public works.
The Ball Diamonds are located on the east and west side of Founders Park.
Perfect for baseball tournaments especially with having a campground close by.
Operated by the Irricana and District Agricultural Society.
For rental information call 403-827-1869 or email email@example.com
Bev MacDonald – Riding Arena
Bev organized the Riding and Roping Club in 1958 and is the only person to receive
a Lifetime Membership. He designed the arena, built the bucking chutes and was instrumental in bringing FCA Rodeo to Irricana in the 1960’s. Bev ranched southeast of Irricana and was known for his generosity by supplying and delivering horses to those children who wanted to participate in the Riding and Roping Club but couldn’t afford their own. Bev MacDonald was the hero of many children in our District.
Bev’s life was dedicated to riding and rodeo sports.
Operated by the Irricana and District Agricultural Society who host an Annual Junior Rodeo each September. The Ag Society hosts a variety of Equine Clinics through the summer months, and the arena is available for private rentals.
The Irricana Riding and Roping Club host regular Gymkhanas from May to September.
Contact https://irricanaagsociety.com/ or call 403-827-1869 for availability.
Irricana offers an opportunity for all soccer levels to utilize our fields located off of cemetery drive in our Recreation Area.
For fields rentals please contact Irricana@irricana.com or call 403-935-4672
Outdoor Skating Rink
Located off Henricks Drive (500 block), is an Outdoor Skating Rink. This rink underwent updates and re-furbishing in 2017. The rink allows seasonal uses such as street hockey, rollerblading and roller-skating, as well as housing skateboard ramps during summer months.
Tennis & Basketball Court
Irricana has a public, multi-use Tennis & Basketball court
which can be found on the end Henricks Drive along Cemetery Road.
The court is located next to several other outdoor recreational areas such as
our town’s local Splash Park, the Outdoor Skating Rink, Soccer Fields
and the town’s Dog Park!
The Irricana Splash Park is located on Henricks Drive North of the Soccer Fields. The automatic timer is on from 9:00am to 9:00pm. The Splash Park will time out automatically, to reactivate simply push the Blue Bollard Activator at the North side of the Pad.
In 2017 the Town was forced to shut down the Splash Park after an underground pipe burst. The entire project cost $165, 193.00
and was funded through the province’s Municipal Sustainability Initiative program and through the Rocky View County Recreation Board. We give many thanks to MSI and Rocky View for their contributions. The splash park is here to better serve young families in the community.
Council and staff are very optimistic about moving forward and the potential for growth.
The Splash Park Water Features:
– Aqua Dome
– Bollard Activator
– Frog Spray (Toddler Zone)
– Jet Stream
– Playsafe Drain
– Water Tunnel
– Dumping Bucket
– Spray Loop
Clubs & Organizations
(Section under revision)