Family Day Skate- Another fun event!

Many community and surrounding area residents came out on Family Day (Monday February 18th) to enjoy the great weather and have some fun. The Millrise Community Association board and group of volunteers once again pulled off a well organized event. There was a lot to do, from skating with Harvey the Hound to enjoying a hot dog or beef on a bun. There was plenty of food and drink to satisfy families who worked up an appetite playing hockey or just skating on the oval. The City of Calgary provided volunteers to run kids’ events like snow shoe racing and snow painting. There was even a fire pit for those people who needed a quick warm up. The turnout was very high and a few more (well needed) memberships were purchased to help support the association to sponsor events like this one. A special thank you to Alana & Scott Sorokoski, who organized this successful event.

Currently plans are in the works for more events and programs to help strengthen and make Millrise the best community to live in. What would you like to see offered? If you have any ideas, suggestions, feedback, or general comments or questions, please let us know by dropping an e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Be aware a door to door membership drive is being planned to kick off in April this year. You may also purchase a membership on this website anytime.

Millrise Community Association

Are you, your sons or daughters Hitmen fans.,

Well this may be the event for you.

(See local kids play the Hitmen in a winner takes all event. The first of the year.)

Just across the overpass and up James McKevitt to Millrise Hill and Our Lady of Peace Elementary School.

Hot dogs, hot chocolate at $1 or two bits whatever you can afford.

Come out and join the fun! See event details HERE.

Ian Jansen
Planning Director
Millrise Community Association

Pilot program is in the works – Health in Perspective (HIP) geared toward 10 to 12 year olds looking for something to do this spring. It is a mentorship program to be offered to girls/boys as an after school program beginning in March 2008. It will run once a week for 10 weeks. Costs are $10 and include a tee shirt. The program will include lessons on stress, bullying, peer pressure, media messages, and responsible decisions regarding tobacco and more.

The basic goals of HIP are:

  • Enhance social skills, self-esteem and confidence
  • Build caring, positive relationships
  • Promote positive behaviour change
  • Say “no” to peer pressure regarding tobacco
  • And have fun!
See details about HIP at

If you are interested in the program contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
to sign up and receive more info.

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Do you love cold weather and clearing snow?  Better yet, have you always wanted to drive a Zamboni? 

We're the Millrise ice crew and we maintain the ice through the winter. The good news is that we have machines to do the heavy work and the work is extremely rewarding when we see kids active and skating. We're always looking for new volunteers. In October each year we begin our fall tune-up and we generally begin making ice in late November; please plan on coming down early in the year and get acquainted with the work.

Contact Info: Fred Burrill at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.