Heartland Recreation Commission


The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra "String Quartet” and the Southend Band will be playing April 15 at the Austin Hall. Tickets available at NN Municipal office, Bison Boutique and McKelvy’s Agency.

Senior golf trip

The handivan is going to The Golf Dome on Jan. 20 and Feb 24, leaving at 11:30 am from the Heartland multiplex. Cost is $30 per golfer and bring your own clubs. Register with hrc.

MacGregor yoga

Nancy is back in MacGregor on Tues.’s at 5:30 at the Multiplex. Drop in $15 Come and try yoga.

High fitness

It’s a welcoming, non-judgemental community for people of all ages and stages. Whatever your fitness story is, we welcome you to join high fitness. At the Heartland Multiplex. Drop in $15.

Spring barn dance tour

With Quinton Blair (4x Manitoba country music award winner) this is going to be an extraordinary night of 90’s country music. This is a community fundraiser for recreation in North Norfolk. March 21, doors open at 6, dinner at 6:30 and dance to follow at the Heartland Multiplex. Tickets are $30 and available online or the municipal office.  There is support tickets for $10 as well.

Public skating

Austin Stride center has public skating on Tues., Thurs. and Fridays at 7 till 9 p.m. Cost is $4 for 12 and over and $3 for 5 to 12, 4 and under are free. For ice rentals contact Ed Sattler.

2020 winter fun challenge

This 12 week challenge is to help winter go by a little faster and have some family/friends fun at the same time. Each week you must take a picture of you and your group performing that week’s task and then send pictures to hrc. For each weeks pictures you get a point and after spring break the person who has the most points gets a prize. Check out our facebook page for the list of activities.


The senior drop in center memberships are now due for 2020. A tax deductible receipt will be issued.

MacGregor Chase the ace

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. Jackpot is over $4200. So come for a drink and a chance to win some money. Food is available.

Austin Chase the ace

Is running on Fridays at the Sidney Community Hall at 5:30 and draw is at 8 p.m. The jackpot is over $6200. Reminder there is $5 supper. Plan to stop in.

Senior Jammers

They are back Jan. 17 at 1:30 at the MacGregor Drop In Centre. Bring your love for music and your instrument (if you play) with you. Come enjoy the beautiful sounds. Everyone welcome to come.

Come see the wild

The MacGregor Wild hockey team is in action on Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. So come on down and see our local guys back on the ice.

Walking program

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings at 9 a.m. at the Stride centre. Cost is by donation. This is open to all ages.

Hall Walking

Everyone is also welcome to walk from 3:30 till 8 p.m. at MacGregor high school and Austin elementary any day there is school.

Gentle exercise

MacGregor & Austin Senior Support Gentle Exercises with Nancy Nelson are setup at the following facilities: MacGregor Lions Manor every Wed. at 10, Victoria Place every Wed. at 11, Austin Leisure Centre every Thurs. at 11.

Meal program

MacGregor & Austin Senior support meal program at Resthaven on 359 Woodlawn Dr. Mon. to Fri. at 5 p.m. Call the evening before the day you would like to attend 204-685-3158 and leave a message with the date you are attending as well as your name or names. The cost of the meal ticket is $7.00. Meal tickets may be purchased ahead of time or can be purchased as a special gift for someone.

Sticks and puck

Sticks and pucks is Tues. through Fri. from 3:45 till 4:45 p.m. everyone must have a helmet and hockey gloves to play. Come join in.

Free public skating

The MacGregor & area Lions club sponsors public skating at the Stride Centre. Friday’s 5 till 6 p.m. and Sunday’s 12:30 till 1:45 p.m. each week. Everyone welcome to join in.

Senior & preschool skating

Free skating, Jan. 21, 23, 28 and 30 from 10 till noon at the Stride Centre in MacGregor.

Boss dance academy

Hip Hop dance is coming to MacGregor for 10 weeks. Open to ages 3 and up. Starting Jan. 27. Limited space available must register with Boss dance academy.


Badminton fun night at the MacGregor high school. Wednesdays from 7 till 8:30 p.m. from Jan. 15 till April 22 (except Feb.5, 26). Indoor non-marking shoes are mandatory. Warm up and play. Everyone welcome.

Stitch night

Reminder there is Stitch night on Jan. 7 and 21. Fire up those needles and hooks and dig out some yarn/ thread. At 6:30ish to 8:00 at the North Norfolk MacGregor library. Looking forward to seeing everyone.

Living well with diabetes

Angela tucker and Margo Klassen are holding sessions on Living Well with Diabetes start Jan. 30: Managing stress and living a balanced life, Feb. 6: Getting active with diabetes, Feb.13: Kidneys, feet, heart and eyes, Feb. 20: using insulin. All sessions are the MacGregor community services board room in Assisted living building from 1 till 3:30 p.m. For more info please contact Angela at 204-385-2968 ext 2247.

Southend band auxiliary

Did you know that the Southend Band Auxiliary has a webpage? Serving the band and guitar programs at Austin and MacGregor Elementary, and MacGregor Collegiate in the south end of Pine Creek School Division #30 in south central Manitoba. We are pleased to highlight alumni from MCI band and choir programs who continue to make music. So check out the website and see who still making music.

PAL course

Non restricted or possession and acquisition license (PAL), we have scheduled PAL course on Feb. 22 from 9 till 6 p.m. at the Heartland Multiplex. $100 per person. Must register and prepay with hrc.

Valley View tubing hill

The Valley View Tubing Hill (formerly known as Rodgers Hill) is a popular Manitoba winter attraction for all ages. Each year thousands of people from all across Manitoba visit the Tubing Hill for plenty of fun and many long lasting memories. If you’re looking for an affordable way to have fun and get active this winter we encourage you to come slide with us. Facilities include: fully groomed hill, tow rope system, outdoor warm-up area with fire pit, and chalet building with bathrooms, wood stove, tables, and canteen. We encourage you to check back regularly or ‘like’ us on Facebook.


Please join us for a Music and Dessert Night on Sat. Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Austin hall to support Derek and Krisa Braun. Music performances by Living Waters, Fender Hill and Johnny Wall & friends. Donations can be made at the door as well as tickets can be purchased for the silent auction. If you are unable to attend, but would like to make a donation, you can contact Shannon Wieler @ 204-871-6819. Most importantly, please keep Derek, Krisa and boys in your prayers!

3 on 3 hockey

Austin is having their annual 3 on 3 hockey tournament on Feb.14 and 15 in Austin. Must register before Feb. 1 $120 per team. Every team must have at please one female. Call Brad to register 204-872-0807.


Now’s the time to register for kindergarten. Visit your school between 9 and 3:30, between Jan. 27 and 31. You will need to bring your child’s birth certificate and MB health card. Contact your local school with any further questions.


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 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.

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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