McQueen
Community League

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McQueen Community Volunteer Opportunities!

Maintenance Director -  we are looking for someone to help fixi small things around the Hall, including changing light bulbs, checking furnace filters a couple times per year, fixing loose cabinet door handles, dripping faucets etc. If you are handy, this would be a great chance to get involved in your community!

Membership Director - the Board is also looking for a community-minded individual who will take care of community memberships throughout the year. Some duties include selling memberships, maintaining records of memberships sold online and in person and organizing a membership sale day at the Hall.

Rink Supervisor -  we also need an adult volunteer to supervise the rink operation for the 2018/2019 season. Duties would include refilling gas cans, purchasing shovels and greasing equipment. No experience necessary. 


If you are interested in any of the positions above, please contact Rick Abma, at 780-451-2397 or [email protected]

See our current McQueen Scene HERE

Buy Your McQueen Community Membership at Servus Credit Union! 

 All Servus Credit Unions in the City of Edmonton are now selling community league memberships. Visit https://www.servus.ca for more information and to find the branch nearest you.

Planning a Block Party?

Check out the Neighbourhood Block Party Kit and Benefits on the City's website or see complimentary information at Edmonton Neighbourhood Watch.

Call 311 for more information.
http://enwatch.ca/block-party/

Seniors Home Supports Program

The Edmonton Seniors Home Supports Program is a referral service that gives seniors referrals to vetted service providers who offer snow removal, yard help, housekeeping and minor home repair services.


The Seniors Home Supports Program divides Edmonton into six districts. A seniors organization in each district acts as a community hub to coordinate the program in that area. For a list of organizations and more program information visit: http://www.seniorshomesupports.com/

Become a Master Composter Recycler - apply today!


Want to make your community greener? Want to learn about recycling, composting, and waste reduction? Apply now to become a Master Composter Recycler volunteer!

>> Program and application information

FREE swimming on Sundays!

Community League members are invited to join in for FREE Sunday afternoons of swimming! Make sure to bring your current membership card for FREE access from 2-5pm on Sundays.


Dogs Off Leash Information

Looking for a place to take your dog? Look no further! The following link has all the information you need including:
  • list of 41 locations set aside for off-leash use & interactive map
  • off-leash Ambassador Program
  • description of other locations where on-leash use is allowed (e.g. on trails)
  • description of where dog use is NOT allowed (e.g. within 10 meters of a playgrounds, spray decks, sports fields)
  • survey results from the recent public consultation
  • up to date notices

Visit www.edmonton.ca/offleash


Library Resources

The EPL goes to great lengths to meet the diverse needs of all Edmontonians. We use special services and adaptive technologies to support people with disabilities, home bound individuals and older adults, including our EPL @ Home Service and Assistive Materials.

Click here for more information about EPL's Assistive Services, contact your branch or call us at 780.496.7000.

Recreation & Wellness Directory for Older Adults

The Recreation and Wellness Directory for Older Adults provides an overview of arts, fitness, technology, health and recreational activities for adults 55 in the Edmonton area. With more than 1200 group programs, clubs, courses and events listed, the directory is a valuable resource. The directory is produced by the Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council (ESCC) with contributions this year from 47 organizations.

Find the Directory at local seniors organizations, the ESCC, or visit their website:  http://www.seniorscouncil.net/programs

Constable's Corner

If you have any safety and/or crime questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact our community constable:

McQueen's Community Constable:
Constable Jim Burke
Phone: 780-426-8071
[email protected]

Public EPS website

Public EPS website where people can access things such as on-line reporting, community policing, crime mapping and other valuable information all from one easy spot.
http://www.edmontonpolice.ca


Help stop crime in McQueen!

  • Neighbours and community are the best defence against crime! Look out for one another. If you see anything suspicious, do not hesitate to call it in! 9-1-1 if you require immediate assistance, 780-423-4567 or #377 for non-immediate assistance.
  • Although our crime statistics (below) show that crime is down in the community, it could be that many crimes go without being reported. Police presence is directly related to crimes reported so it of utmost importance to REPORT EVERY CRIME, NO MATTER HOW SMALL. 
  • Record serial numbers of anything valuable that you'd like returned if it happens to be stolen. Etch phone numbers in your valuable items like tools. Pawn shops will call you if it turns up!
  • Research CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design), & popcenter.org to reduce the risk of crime happening on your property. 
  • Police arrested and charged an individual with dozens of break and enters. It is known that this suspect was involved with break & enters in our neighbourhood, mainly through basement windows. Due to the large number and severity of the charges, the suspect will be in jail for a long length of time.
  • Do NOT keep valuables and/or identification in your vehicle.

Edmonton Important Dates

April 22 - 29 - Edmonton Poetry Festival

April 28 - Great Neighbour Race

May 4 -  Driverless Cars: Right Around the Corner at the TELUS World of Science

May 13 - Mother's Day

May 21 - Victoria Day

Edmonton offers residents and visitors many unique festivals and special events throughout the year. Check the Edmonton Events calendar  for the latest information on activities happening around the City of Edmonton!


 Yard "Greening" Tips


The Good Growing Neighbours program promotes pesticide and fertilizer alternative methods for maintaining a healthy lawn. 

Here we offer ten helpful hints for "Greening" up your yard.

Want to Build a Rain Garden?


You can help keep our city green by participating in the City of Edmonton’s Rain Garden in a Box project.

A rain garden is a landscaped area that collects, absorbs, and filters stormwater runoff from rooftops, driveways, patios, and other hard surfaces that don’t allow water to soak in.
Learn More

Picnic Anyone?


To reserve a picnic site, complete the online request form.

Picnic sites will be available from
April 28 to October 9. Sites that are not reserved through the bookings office will remain available on a first come first serve basis.

For more information:
Ph: 780-423-7428 or email: [email protected]

Root For Trees!

The Root for Trees program offers a variety of free, drop-in special events throughout the summer season! Join us at the Root for Trees Fest or the Food Forest event for an exciting day in nature with the whole family.

Learn more

Noxious Weeds


Not all flowers are friendly.

The City of Edmonton is on the hunt for noxious weeds on public and private property. These plants can:

  • Grow and spread quickly, invading crops and entire ecosystems
  • Out compete our native plants
  • Infest streams, riverbanks and waterways
  • Reduce native biodiversity

Visit the City's Weed website to see how you can help pursue, capture and destroy these public enemies.

On-street parking complaints now go to the City of Edmonton’s 311 Contact Centre instead of the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) non-emergency line. Read more...

Visit edmonton.ca/bylaws for further information.