Our 2017/2018 league year is quickly approaching! Memberships are valid from September 1 to August 31. To get yours, contact our Memberships Director, Christine Lim; or, go to the EFCL website to purchase online. (Please note, online purchases incur an additional $5 fee from EFCL, and are emailed to the member.)
The Ellerslie Community League 2015 Annual General Meeting is taking place at Grace Point Church on Saturday, November 28, and everyone who lives in our community is welcome and encouraged to join us.
We’re starting with a free catered meal at 5:30 p.m., followed by the AGM at 6:30 p.m. While the AGM is going on, we’ll be showing a supervised movie for the kids in another room. Once the AGM business has been taken care of, we’re hosting a community forum, where residents can share their ideas on how to make our community an even better place to live.
You don’t need a league membership to attend; however, you do need one to have a vote, and we need at least ten voting members there who aren’t part of the board in order to hold the meeting. If you’d like to purchase a membership ($25 for the whole family for the year), you can contact Christine Lim (email@example.com), buy one at the meeting, or buy one online at http://www.efcl.org/membership.
Please contact Denie Goulet (firstname.lastname@example.org) or post a comment here if you have any questions. This event is a great opportunity to get involved with your community and meet your neighbours, and we hope to see lots of people there!
Here is a link to the AGM agenda in PDF format: Annual General Meeting 2015 Agenda (1)
Our favorite summer program is being held over this fall, in Ellerslie Crossing Park. The programming will be focused on nature, and runs Monday and Wednesday and Saturday afternoons.
We are very pleased and proud that the City of Edmonton has chosen our park to be one of their sites for this great fall programming.
*Please ensure that your child comes dressed for the
The Ellerslie Community League invites you to Community League Day 2015, held at the Grace Point Church, Sept 19th, at 4:00 PM. This is a celebration of our Community League, and it is our best event of the year!
This is a FREE event with lots of family fun. Face painting, street hockey, bouncy castles, glitter tattoos, and Discovery Toys. There will be a Pancake Supper (also with Gluten free alternatives) from 5:30 – 7:30 PM.
Korock Drumming will be performing at 5:00 and 6:30 PM which is a must see performance.
There is also 2 TOP NOTCH movies showing, Avengers Age of Ultron and Disney’s Inside Out. We have secured pre-release copies of these great blockbuster movies from this summer!
The Ellerslie Community League is hosting Ellerslie’s own Edmonton Power Yoga for a free session in Charlesworth Park (Ellerslie heights, 3rd avenue and 58 street Sw). This is a great chance to use our green space, meet your neighbours and benefit from great instruction. All levels welcome. Tuesday August 25th at 6pm! Bringi a buddy and be there!!
Just a quick housekeeping note, the monthly movie nights are being postponed through the summer months as the great weather and full schedules through the summer are leading to low attendance. We will be resuming Movie Nights in the fall, starting with Community League Day on September 19th.
Family time is important and very enjoyable outdoors, especially in the summer. To display the benefit of a League Membership, The Ellerslie Community League is pleased to present free admission to the following outdoor pools during these time slots (except Holidays) for your family:
Fred Broadstock Pool (15720 105 Ave NW) Sunday – Wednesday Evenings until August 26th from 5:00-7:00 PM
Millcreek Pool (9555 84 Ave NW) every evening until September 6th from 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Oliver Outdoor Pool (10315 – 119 Street) Sunday – Wednesday evenings until September 6th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Queen Elizabeth Pool (9100 Walterdale Hill) – Sunday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00PM – 7:00, Mondays and Wednesday evenings until August 26th from 6:00 – 8:00PM
You need to present a valid Ellerslie (or other EFCL membership) to the attendant at the pool. The pools are outdoor, and as such are open during safe conditions and temperatures greater than 18 degrees C. To check pool/facility status, please check this website. City of Edmonton Facility Notifications
Despite inclement weather threatening our efforts, approximately 26 volunteers helped clean our two park sites. The playgrounds and surrounding areas were cleared of garbage, cigarette butts, and any visible dangerous items to ensure a pleasing and safe experience in our parks. It was really nice to see parents setting great examples for their children as 14 of our volunteers were children. We put all our helping hands to good use, to help make a difference. Coffee and hot chocolate, and Tim Bits were enjoyed, as well as Panago Pizza when we were done.
Many thanks to the following Volunteers:
Denie Goulet, Community League President
Amanda Goulet, Community League Treasurer
Gerry Pasternak, Community League Civics Director
Christine Lim, Community League Membership Director
Gemma Dunn, Community League Fundrasing Director
Corey Teeple, Community League Communications Director
The Lemaire Family
The Goulet Children
The Lim Children
The Dunn Children
The Samur Family
The Rasmussen Family
The Spears Family
The Dukta Family
Approximately 17 bags of trash were removed from the sites, and a number of items cleared to make our parks safer for our over 7,000 residents. Your contributions are very much appreciated.
Blue, in memorial.
Ellerslie Community League is with you. Constable Daniel Woodall was killed in the line of Duty, approximately 8pm, June 8th. You leave behind, your wife and two small children, countless colleagues in the EPS, and a city that will be, forever, in your debt.
God Speed Constable. Ellerslie will remember you. #EPSSTRONG
Spring is finally here, and it’s time to get our parks ready to enjoy for the summer! The Ellerslie Community League Board is making a call for volunteers to help us clean up our two great park sites. Please join your board members and other neighborhood volunteers from 10:00 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 13, at either Charlesworth Park or Ellerslie Crossing Park to help clean up our green spaces. Garbage bags and gloves will be provided by Capital City Clean Up.
Free coffee and donuts will be available for volunteers, and the we will be having a pizza lunch when we finish as well. Extra hands make the job that much easier. So if you have a couple of hours to spare, this is a great opportunity to meet your neighbours, enjoy free coffee, donuts and pizza, as well as help beautify the green spaces we all enjoy. Help take care of YOUR community and we hope to see you there!