Building strength in our region.

Seniors Program

Seniors Outreach, Coordinated Community Response, Age Friendly Community and Seniors Groups.

Elder Abuse

Learn the signs of elder abuse, how to protect yourself and loved ones, and how to find help.

Service Directory

Find services and connect with people, businesses and resources in our community.

Community Initiatives

Programs to increase connectedness in the community.

Seniors Program

Seniors Outreach, Coordinated Community Response, Age Friendly Community and Seniors Groups.

Elder Abuse

Learn the signs of elder abuse, how to protect yourself and loved ones, and how to find help.

Service Directory

Find services and connect with people, businesses and resources in our community.

Community Initiatives

Programs to help seniors and the community find strength.

Seniors Program

Seniors Outreach, Coordinated Community Response, Age Friendly Community and Seniors Groups.

Elder Abuse

Learn the signs of elder abuse, how to protect yourself and loved ones, and how to find help.

Service Directory

Find services and connect with people, businesses and resources in our community.

Community Initiatives

Programs to help seniors and the community find strength.

About
St. Aidan’s

St. Aidan’s is a local social profit organization that was established in 1973, with a vision of creating a positive community impact in Fort McMurray and Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

Our focus is to serve, empower and unlock the potential with our programs and community partnerships.

Leaders in areas for seniors advocacy
Delivering services to meet the needs of seniors
Creating partnerships that empower people and the community
Working in collaboration to provide quality services to seniors
Connecting local seniors with services, events and volunteers
Identifying gaps and missing services for seniors

Upcoming Events

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Mental Health First Aid: Seniors 8:30 am
Mental Health First Aid: Seniors @ Redpoll Centre Board Room
Oct 1 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Mental Health First Aid: Seniors @ Redpoll Centre Board Room
Carpet Bowling 2:30 pm
Carpet Bowling @ MacDonald Island Park Fieldhouse
Oct 1 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
If you are 55+ and looking for something to do on Mondays, come give carpet bowling a try, absolutely free, no membership required!!
Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Oct 1 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
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Mental Health First Aid: Seniors 8:30 am
Mental Health First Aid: Seniors @ Redpoll Centre Board Room
Oct 2 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Mental Health First Aid: Seniors @ Redpoll Centre Board Room
Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
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Table Tennis Club 7:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
The Fort McMurray Table Tennis Club encourages people of all ages and skill levels to come enjoy the game and meet new people. Whether it is your first time or you are a seasoned professional,[...]
Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Oct 3 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
4
Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Oct 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
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Bingo 12:00 pm
Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come to the Legion for Bingo every Sunday! Accumulating Loonie Pot, Toonie Pot and Bonanza Prizes, A meat draw and door prizes so there are lots of chances to win. Plus, our WWII Veteran Bruce[...]
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Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Oct 8 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
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Seated Yoga 9:30 am
Seated Yoga @ Westwood Family YMCA
Oct 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Free to YMCA Members and Non YMCA members Located in the Yoga Studio
Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Oct 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
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Anzac Senior Activity Day 1:00 pm
Anzac Senior Activity Day @ Anzac Rec Centre
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Anzac Senior’s Activity Day 2nd Wednesday of each month from 1-3 in the Anzac Rec Centre Senior Room.
Table Tennis Club 7:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
The Fort McMurray Table Tennis Club encourages people of all ages and skill levels to come enjoy the game and meet new people. Whether it is your first time or you are a seasoned professional,[...]
Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Oct 10 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
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Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
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Paint Nite 7:00 pm
Paint Nite @ Golden Years Society
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Paint Nite @ Golden Years Society
$15.00 FOR MEMBERS $20.00 NON MEMBER
Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Show 7:00 pm
Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Show @ Baileys Pub
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Show @ Baileys Pub
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Multicultural Cookery: Newfoundland Cuisine 10:00 am
Multicultural Cookery: Newfoundland Cuisine @ Ecole McTavish
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Multicultural Cookery: Newfoundland Cuisine @ Ecole McTavish
Whats on the menu? JIGG’S DINNER! 1. Salt Beef Roast 2. Stuffing 3. Gravy 4. Pease pudding Remember to bring a container, if you want to take some leftovers home!
The Fall Market 10:00 am
The Fall Market @ Christina Gordon School
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Fall Market @ Christina Gordon School
  Come to promote your business at the Christina Gordon Fall Market! Proceeds go to support programming for our students.
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game 4:00 pm
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game @ SMS Equipment Stadium
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game @ SMS Equipment Stadium
 
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YMCA’s Family Fall Fair 11:00 am
YMCA’s Family Fall Fair @ Westwood Family YMCA
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join the YMCA team on Sunday October 14th for an afternoon of fun with your family at the Westwood Family YMCA. Activities will include: Family Fitness Activities Carnival Games Bouncy Castle #LocalLoveYMM Fall Marketplace Food[...]
Bingo 12:00 pm
Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come to the Legion for Bingo every Sunday! Accumulating Loonie Pot, Toonie Pot and Bonanza Prizes, A meat draw and door prizes so there are lots of chances to win. Plus, our WWII Veteran Bruce[...]
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game 12:00 pm
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game @ SMS Equipment Stadium
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Keyano Huskies Soccer Game @ SMS Equipment Stadium
 
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Carpet Bowling 2:30 pm
Carpet Bowling @ MacDonald Island Park Fieldhouse
Oct 15 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
If you are 55+ and looking for something to do on Mondays, come give carpet bowling a try, absolutely free, no membership required!!
Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Oct 15 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
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Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
Seniors Social-Embroidery 2:00 pm
Seniors Social-Embroidery @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seniors Social-Embroidery @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
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Table Tennis Club 7:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
The Fort McMurray Table Tennis Club encourages people of all ages and skill levels to come enjoy the game and meet new people. Whether it is your first time or you are a seasoned professional,[...]
Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Oct 17 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
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Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
Movie Night @ The Library 6:00 pm
Movie Night @ The Library @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Movie Night @ The Library @ Wood Buffalo Regional Library
On the third Thursday of each month, teens & adults (13+) are invited to join us at Blockbusters & Books! Each month we’ll show a blockbuster film and have a collection of books on hand[...]
Mary Shelley-TIFF Film 7:00 pm
Mary Shelley-TIFF Film @ Keyano Theatre
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mary Shelley-TIFF Film @ Keyano Theatre
Get into the Halloween spirit with Mary Shelley! Mary’s family disapproves when she and poet Percy Shelley announce their love for each other. The turbulent love affair ends in an unhappy marriage. While staying in[...]
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Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Show 7:00 pm
Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Show @ Baileys Pub
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Show @ Baileys Pub
Social Dance-Halloween Dance 8:15 pm
Social Dance-Halloween Dance @ Royal Canadian Legion #165
Oct 19 @ 8:15 pm – 11:59 pm
Social Dance-Halloween Dance @ Royal Canadian Legion #165
Monthly Dances Doors Open: 8:15 pm Beginner’s Lesson: 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm Social Dancing: 9:30 pm to 12:00 am
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Moonlight Market Ladies Night 6:00 pm
Moonlight Market Ladies Night @ Stonebridge Hotel
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Moonlight Market Ladies Night @ Stonebridge Hotel
FM Monthly Market Presents Moonlight Market A Ladies Night Out Shopping Event. HALLOWEEN STYLE ( LADIES ONLY ) Event Featuring – Private Catered Event ( Advance tickets available so we know how much food and[...]
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Bingo 12:00 pm
Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come to the Legion for Bingo every Sunday! Accumulating Loonie Pot, Toonie Pot and Bonanza Prizes, A meat draw and door prizes so there are lots of chances to win. Plus, our WWII Veteran Bruce[...]
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Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Oct 22 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
23
Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
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Table Tennis Club 7:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Table Tennis Club @ Holy Trinity High School
The Fort McMurray Table Tennis Club encourages people of all ages and skill levels to come enjoy the game and meet new people. Whether it is your first time or you are a seasoned professional,[...]
Walk on the ARC 9:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Oct 24 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
25
Walk On The Island 9:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
Seated Yoga 1:00 pm
Seated Yoga @ Westwood Family YMCA
Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Free to YMCA Members and Non YMCA members Located in the Yoga Studio
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CWL Christmas Bazaar & Market 10:00 am
CWL Christmas Bazaar & Market @ St. Paul's Church Hall
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Christmas Market featuring a variety of knitted goods/baked items/arts and crafts, jewelry etc., sold by local vendors. To book a table contact Joanne @780-743-8419. Looking forward to seeing you!
Youth and Adult Dart Tournament 10:00 am
Youth and Adult Dart Tournament @ Royal Canadian Legion #165
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
This is a fundraiser hosted by the Fort McMurray Youth Dart League. Funds go toward travel costs for tournaments out of town. Registration is closed by 10:30am and play is at 11am cost is $20[...]
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Come to the Legion for Bingo every Sunday! Accumulating Loonie Pot, Toonie Pot and Bonanza Prizes, A meat draw and door prizes so there are lots of chances to win. Plus, our WWII Veteran Bruce[...]
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Carpet Bowling 3:30 pm
Carpet Bowling @ MacDonald Island Park Fieldhouse
Oct 29 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
If you are 55+ and looking for something to do on Mondays, come give carpet bowling a try, absolutely free, no membership required!!
Walk on the ARC 10:30 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Oct 29 @ 10:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Walk on the ARC @ Anzac Recreation Centre
Anzac Recreation Centre and Alberta Health Services would like to invite all seniors +55 to Walk On the Arc at Anzac Recreation Centre. Coffee to follow. Benefits of Physical Activity: Helps maintain the ability to[...]
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Walk On The Island 10:30 am
Walk On The Island @ MacDonald Island Track
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The Walk On program for Seniors has been extended at MacDonald Island!! An excellent activity for our Seniors to remain active in the community physically, mentally, and socially, and it’s FREE!! With free coffee to follow.[...]
Research Report & Video Launch 12:00 pm
Research Report & Video Launch @ Keyano College-Doug Schmidt Theatre
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Research Report & Video Launch @ Keyano College-Doug Schmidt Theatre
Rebuilding Resilient Indigenous Communities Research Report & Voices Around the Fire Video Launch Athabasca Tribal Council in partnership with Athabasca River Metis and Nistawoyou Association Friendship Centre, are proud to announce the official media launch[...]
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Making a difference

The past year has been impactful at St. Aidan’s Society.
  • An increase in the direct contact with seniors in their homes by the Seniors Outreach team.
  • Successful completion of the Coordinated Community Response to Elder Abuse. Our Region now has a coordinated response, including a local number to call for help.
  • With regular monthly Interagency meetings we have  provided the opportunity to connect agencies and foster partnerships as well as share upcoming events and information.

Home Visits

to seniors made by the Seniors Outreach Team

Interagency Meetings

connected 56 agencies

Coordinated Community Response

to Elder Abuse was successfully completed

How can St. Aidan’s Society help YOU?

Address

West Entrance
Redpoll Centre @ Shell Place
1 C. A. Knight Way
Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5C5


T. (780) 743-4370

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