Heartland Recreation Commission


Paddlefest was a success. Thank you to Stream n Woods, Austin lions club, Austin Fire Department, Life Saving Society, Kev's septic & our municipal guys for all the work they have been doing out at Jackson Lake. This has been huge group effort. Thank you to everyone who came out and enjoyed the day. Thank you to Melissa Krahn for organizing everything. To see pictures of the day please check out facebook Paddlefest event page.

Men’s medal match

Enter yourself or your team in this year’s MacGregor men’s medal match, it is a great weekend of golfing with the chance of winning a great prize. July 20 and 21 at the MacGregor town and country golf course it is $90 per person and you will golf 18 holes or more on Saturday and 18 to 27 on Sunday depending on standings. This also includes a steak supper on Saturday evening. Contact clubhouse to enter and to reserve a cart 204-685-3100.

Golf course

MacGregor golf course and clubhouse is open daily from 9 till 8 each day. Monday’s golf all day for $10 and Tuesday nights are ladies night, Wednesday at 10 a.m. are the seniors and Thursday starting at 6 p.m. is men’s night. Visit our website at or phone the clubhouse 204-685-3100.

MacGregor Handivan

Did you know that you can rent the handivan for day trips? To book this van call McKelvy Agencies at 204 685 2390.

MacGregor Chase the ace

We are over $9000 and not a lot of cards left. So get your tickets from 5:30 till 7 p.m. every Thursday at the MacGregor Golf Course. Win $50 and a chance to cut the deck. Draw the ace of hearts and win the jackpot. So come for a drink and a chance to win some money. The second Thursday of the month the MacGregor Lions club will be having a 50/50 draw to help raise funds for a new bathroom at the campground and the last Thursday the MacGregor Kinettes will be having a meat draw.

Librarian wanted

The North Norfolk MacGregor Library is now accepting application for the position of the director of library service/librarian. For more info contact Donna Gamache at 204-685-2574 or email Applications must be received by June 28.

Summer day camps

Summer day camps have started in MacGregor and Sidney and we have added one day in Austin this year. We have planned a summer filled full of activities and excursions. Don’t forget the camp critters on Fridays for ages 3 to 5, starting at 10 till 3. New this year to our program is Angela Rud and Breanna Cairns. First field trip will be to Brandon to go mini golfing and bowling for $30, sign up now before all the spaces are full. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact us at and visit the facebook page for HRC theme days. It is going to be a great summer.

Summer reading club

The TD summer reading club fosters literacy skills through a variety of activities, including reading, crafts and games. The reading club is for children ages 3 to 12 years old; program will run from July 16 to Aug 16, Tues., Wed. and Friday. This year’s theme is the "Natural World” Register at the North Norfolk MacGregor library or email maclib@mts.netor 204-685-2796.

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.

Monkey golf

Saturday, Aug. 10 at the MacGregor golf course there will be a monkey golf tournament with the proceeds to the MacGregor Kinettes. What is monkey golf? Players alternate shots, but can only use one club per hole. $40 per person includes a steak supper. To enter phone the clubhouse 204-685-3100 and reserve your cart now.

Family blue bombers

Join HRC on Aug. 15 for our family blue bomber night. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Leave MacGregor at 4 pm with Beaver bus lines stop in Portage for pick up and off to the game. Return will be around 11:30. The Winnipeg blue bombers are playing the BC lions. $55 for adults and $40 for youths. Must prepay before July 19. Phone the office to sign up.

Hunter safety

We are hosting a hunter safety course on August 24 starting at 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. at the Heartland Multiplex. Cost is $60 per person and must be over the age of 10 years old. To register please contact hrc.

Firearms license

Non restricted or possession and acquisition license (PAL Course) will be offered on Aug. 24 at the MacGregor rink, cost is $100 per student. Register with hrc.

MacGregor fair

Congratulations to all of our coloring contest winners. Prize money can be picked up Heartland Rec office in MacGregor. Thank you to all our great artists out there for entering. Thank you @brianjstefaniukphotography for capturing all of these special moments at the 2019 MacGregor Fair! Check out all the pictures up on our Facebook page. Prize money has also been mailed out. If there are any errors or omissions please contact us via email Thank you to all of our exhibitors for coming to the fair, have a fantastic summer.

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

The Heartland Recreation Commission is a partnership formed between the communities of MacGregor and North Norfolk. The Commission has a full-time Recreation Director, Monday to Friday. The mission of Heartland Recreation is to encourage the development of social, recreational, artistic and cultural opportunities in order to enhance the wellness of our communities.

The Recreation Director is also available to provide information about grants for various groups, be they service groups or 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.

Like our Page on Facebook 'Heartland Recreation Commission' for all new upcoming events.

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