Recreation and Culture

Recreation Board Funding

The County of Northern Lights has recreation agreements with the towns of Grimshaw, Manning and Peace River and provides funding for the following community recreation boards and their facilities in support of resident recreation:


County of Northern Lights South Recreation Board (Wards 1, 2, 3, Towns of Peace River and Grimshaw)

308 10102 68 St
Peace River, AB T8S 0B2
Tel: 587.479.7341


For funding request intake dates, please refer to the County calendar, County newsletter or contact Rhonda Warren at the above information.



Northern Lights Recreation Board (Wards 4, 5, 6, 7, Town of Manning)

Box 873
Manning, AB T0H 2M0
Tel: 780.836.6496


Funding requests can be submitted: April 15th, June 30th, and September 30th.



Click here for the Recreation Board Funding Request Form

Recreation Board Funding will be given in support of a broad range of recreational and cultural activities, programs and services to ensure opportunities for people of all ages and abilities are available in our County. They must also support local groups who own, operate and maintain facilities or outdoor structures that provide programs, services or recreational experiences.


Explore County of Northern Lights, the New Recreation and Culture Website

The County of Northern Lights has launched a new recreation and culture website; The new website encourages the use and discovery of recreational and cultural opportunities, and events in the County of Northern Lights and its support communities of Manning, Peace River and Grimshaw. In doing such, residents can live a happier and healthier lifestyle.

Visit the Explore County of Northern Lights website to find event info, things to do, places stay, dining, shopping, and a multitude of other things to discover in the area. Check out the Community Resources page where residents are able to access contact and organization information for a variety of local, regional and provincial resources. There you will find info on sports organization, non-profit and societies contact, and support services.


Explore County of Northern Lights recreation & culture website and Event Calendar

Explore County of Northern Lights Facebook page