Return to Play Grant Program

Return to Play Grant Program

The Government of Alberta has just announced the Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation (SPAR) Return to Play Grant program, which will be administered by KidSport Alberta and the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA). There are two grant streams, one for individual grants and one for organizations.
KidSport Alberta will accept applications and distribute $1.85 million of grants to over 7,000 children and youth to assist with the registration costs for sports programs across Alberta. For more information and to apply, please go to:
The SPAR Return to Play Grant for organizations will support community-level organizations rejuvenate and sustain their sport, physical activity, and recreation programming. Financial support will also be provided in reducing barriers to sport, physical activity, and recreation organizations that serve persons with disabilities, acknowledging their unique challenges in returning to play.
Provincial sport organizations, unless offering community-level programming directly related to serving those with a disability, will not be eligible to apply for the Return to Play Grant.
Your assistance in distributing this information to your membership is appreciated.
The deadline to apply is August 7, 2022
For more information and application forms, please go to the following websites:
Sport Organizations
Physical Activity and Recreation Organizations

Statement to Media


The Town of Smoky Lake and its current Chief Administrative Officer, Adam Kozakiewicz, have mutually decided that he will no longer work for the Town of Smoky Lake as of June 24, 2022.  We wish him well in his future endeavors.

MCC Directors Meeting



TAKE NOTICE that a meeting of the board of directors of MCC for Smoky Lake Development Corp. (the “Corporation”) will be held at the County Council Chambers located at 4612 McDougall Drive in Smoky Lake, Alberta on Friday, the 24th day of June 2022 at the hour of 1:00 P.M., Alberta time.

To elect the officers of the Board and adopt resolutions required to commence business and to comply with certain requirements of the Business Corporations Act (Alberta).

Dated the 15th day of June 2022.

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