Heartland Recreation Commission

MacGregor library

To accommodate more patrons, North Norfolk-MacGregor Library will extend its hours slightly. Tuesday hours will be from noon until 7 p.m. Friday hours will continue from noon until 4. We hope to be able to add even more hours some time before too much longer.

Austin Sidney Nursery School

AGM and registration night is July 27 at 7 pm at the Austin Leisure centre, 52 – 1stAve. All welcome.

Work in progress

The MacGregor nursery board is working on the final stages of a new location for Sept. If you want to enroll your child in nursery school you may pre-register to the board at macgregornurseryschoolboard@gmail.comwith your name and child’s name and age. They will then send out an email with dates and few etc.

Chase the ace

Is back at the Heartland Multiplex in MacGregor. We are starting up at 29 cards and a pot of over $6500. So plan to stop by Thursday, we sell tickets from 5:30 till 7 p.m. and draw is at 7:15 p.m. Come for a chase to win some cash, a drink and laugh. See you there.


July has brought greater demand on our Food Vault pantry. There bin is outside every Tuesday and Friday! All canned goods welcome but these are at the top of the list right now.


Open to offers

There is a stand up piano at the Heartland multiplex that we would like to find a new home for it. Contact Karla for more info.

Skating instructor

HRC is currently looking for a skating instructor for the learn to skate program in MacGregor starting in November. If you are interested please contact hrc.


For anyone who has purchased WSO or Spring Barn Dance tickets - you are welcome to visit the Municipal office to get a refund. Please bring tickets with you. Thanks.

Used oil program

The 2020 used oil recycling trade-in program has started are the North Norfolk Municipal landfill. Recycle your used oil and receive a jug of washer fluid for free. Limit 1 per customer, and don’t forget to bring your antifreeze and containers too.

Summer day camps

The coordinators are Jacie Leckie and Breanna Cairns. Monday and Friday’s will be critter camp (ages 3 – 5) in Austin and MacGregor and Tue., Wed., Thurs. will be regular day camps in MacGregor. For more info please contact and check our facebook page regularly for new info.

Job opportunity

Municipality of North Norfolk is current looking for an arena & golf course staff person. For more info. contact the office at 204-685-2211 or email

Summer book sale

The MacGregor MCC is having a summer book sale. Buy one and get one free. So stop in Thurs., Fri and Saturday; 9:30 till 4:30 and see the selection.


There is still time to get your annual membership for the MacGregor town & country golf course. Their rates are affordable and offer many options – adult, youth, first timers, lesson passes, corporate, family and young adult. They have cart sheds available for rent as well as lockers. It is worth a drive out to MacGregor. Don’t forget about 18 holes Monday deals for $10. For more info. please visit or facebook page or phone the clubhouse 204-685-3100.

Relic Run

Please join us at the Manitoba Agricultural Museum for our inaugural Relic Run on July 24 and 25. Bring your favourite Relic and join us for a leisurely drive on country roads (and some pavement) in the scenic countryside south of the museum. Tractors and vintage vehicles are all welcome. The registration form and information is on the Museum’s website at If you have questions, call Greg McConnell 204-476-6097, Helmut Neufeld 204-365-6195 or Ron Mitchler 204-841-3381 or the Museum office 204-637-2354. Hope to see you there!

Valley view

They are excited to report that a number of their day camps are either full or almost full! There is a camp for anyone age 6-17 so if you're considering signing up why not do so today to avoid disappointment! Find our registration form and information online at Please contact the camp for more details.  204.685.2999

CPR and First aid

We will be hosting a CPR and first aid training on July 28 & 29 from 6:30 till 10 at the Heartland multiplex – this is a level c with AED course. Cost is $80 and you can register at hrc@macgregor.caor 204-685-2202.

PAL Course

We are hosting a PAL (gun) courses on Aug 18 & 19. There is a limit of 6 people per class now so please contact hrc@macgregor.caor 204-685-2202 and cost.


Inviting all kids who are going into Kindergarten to Completed Grade 6 to join us at SonRock Kids Camp. While summer 2020 has looked very different, they are still excited to announce that they will be having their VBS program. Although, it will look different than most years, they are excited to be able to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with all children. Dates: Tuesday, August 11, Wednesday, August 12, Thursday, August 13 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Due to the restrictions and social distancing, they will be splitting the kids up into groups of 25 and having them going to four different backyards, from the church, to participate in an evening filled with Bible Stories, Games, Crafts, Snacks and fun!   Families with multiple children will be going to the same home. They are only allowing 100 registrations, so we would encourage you to register your child/children asap. For more info.


Normie the MacGregor handi van is up and running again at 50% capacity, masks are encouraged not manadatory. Please phone McKelvy’s to book your trip.


The Austin A’s are back playing this summer. Next game in Austin is July 27 at 7, come cheer on the local guys playing some great baseball.


HRC has put a basketball net up in the tennis courts in MacGregor. Everyone is invited to grab a ball from home and use this net system.  We will be putting up one more asap for everyone to enjoy.

Think you missed something, visit our facebook page for more of what is happening in the municipality of North Norfolk. Please let me know. HRC contact info, 204-685-2202


Heartland Recreation Director is also available to provide information about grants for various groups, be they service groups, non-profit groups or sport groups. The Director also acts as a liaison between local groups and the Provincial and Federal governments with regards to programs and grant administration. 
























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For more information please call:
Karla Gurke
Recreation Director
Heartland Recreation Commission

North Norfolk Municipal Office (side door)
Box 837 - 27 Hampton St E.
MacGregor, MB R0H 0R0

685-2202 or