SUMMER ACTIVITIES

ARCHERY

ARCHERY Training and education facilities for archers of all ages The Brazeau Bowbenders Archery Club offers both an indoor and outdoor shooting range for archery hobbyists and competition shooters alike. The newest range will be located in the Blue Rapids Provincial Recreation Area on the east side of the North Saskatchewan River.The Archery Club is a gathering place for those who share a common passion for archery and the great outdoors. The club also educates on the basic fundamentals of archery, with all ages welcomed.Highlights– annual Shooting Sports Challenge– three-dimensional archery trails– tournaments held throughout the yearFor further information or membership queries contact

​www.bbarchery.org, Dudley’s Outdoor Escape at 780-621-3339 or emailarchery@epbrparkscouncil.org

Mother Nature

Coyote Lake conservation area

Mother Nature Click to EnlargeA visit to the Coyote Lake Conservation Area is in order for those who enjoy wildlife and a walk in the woods. Large tracts of virgin forests, wetland and a 135 acre (54 hectares) shallow lake host over 266 species of vascular plants including five types of orchids and six other rarities; 108 bird species plus 46 waterfowl, of which nine are at risk; and over 20 species of mammals ranging from the black bear to the flying squirrel. A dramatic increase in bird population has made this area of great interest to novice and serious bird watchers. Guided walks can be arranged. Coyote Lake Nature Sanctuary is within fifteen minutes of Breton.The Town of Drayton Valley features more than five kilometers of pathways in their new walkway system. Winding paths and beautiful ponds encourage neighbourly chit-chats.

Drayton Valley and District historical society museum

Located at 6013 44 Avenue, Drayton Valley AB, T7A1R3. Telephone number (780) 542-5482.

Hours of operation are 1 pm to 5 pm daily from the long weekend in May to the Labor Day weekend in September.

Breton Museum

Visit the Breton Museum to view exhibits about the log drives on the North Saskatchewan and how the flood of 1915 permanently changed the local lumber industry. Learn about local Black History and see how the people of Breton’s past shaped it into the community it is today.

Located at 4711-51st Street, Breton AB, T0C 0P0. Phone 780-696-2551.

Hours of operation are: 11am to 5pm daily from July 1st to Aug 31st.