A Pilot Project

As many winter trail users in the Minnedosa region know, grooming for the satisfaction of all winter trail users including walkers, runners, snowshoers and fat bikers is a challenging task (cross-country ski trails are ALWAYS to be avoided by non-skiers). Spring, summer and fall are easy—every trail is multi-use. The trails remain multi-use in winter,Continue reading “A Pilot Project”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Richardson International Limited supports the Squirrel Hills Trail Park with $50,000

With great excitement, Valley Life Recreation is proud to announce that funding for the coming Squirrel Hills Trail Park has now grown by another $50,000, thanks to Richardson International Limited. Pictured below is Bruce Curle, Director of Operations for Richardson Pioneer in Minnedosa, along with Area Marketing Rep, Nick Cameron, presenting a cheque for $50,000Continue reading “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Richardson International Limited supports the Squirrel Hills Trail Park with $50,000”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saputo Legacy Fund supports the Squirrel Hills Trail Park with $25,000

Valley Life Recreation is very excited to announce that they have received a contribution toward the Squirrel Hills Trail Park from the Saputo Legacy Program in the amount of $25,000. Launched in 2013, the Saputo Legacy Program has contributed close to $3 million toward over 50 projects across Canada, the United States, Argentina, Australia andContinue reading “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saputo Legacy Fund supports the Squirrel Hills Trail Park with $25,000”

Fundraising Committee Report 2021

Valley Life Recreation (VLR) began the 2021 year with a variety of aggressive fundraising goals, not least of which, was the goal of raising multiple hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Squirrel Hills Trail Park. Some of the initiatives were successful and others less so. Overall though, 2021 was an extremely successful year ofContinue reading “Fundraising Committee Report 2021”

Executive Committee 2021 Report

We’ve just wrapped up year number one for Valley Life Recreation (VLR) since rebranding from Minnedosa Rivers Edge Recreation Park. While the pandemic has posed many challenges, it has prompted many to seek recreational opportunities outdoors. This has aided our organization as many funding opportunities are directed toward outdoor projects to promote healthy lifestyles. VLRContinue reading “Executive Committee 2021 Report”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Minnedosa Rotary Club supports the Squirrel Hills Trail Park with $5,000

“For more than 110 years, Rotary’s people of action have used their passion, energy, and intelligence to take action on sustainable projects. From literacy and peace to water and health, we are always working to better our world, and we stay committed to the end.” The above paragraph comes from Rotary’s website and sets theContinue reading “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Minnedosa Rotary Club supports the Squirrel Hills Trail Park with $5,000”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Cenovus Energy sponsors the Squirrel Hills Trail Park with $10,000

Valley Life Recreation is proud to formally announce a Platinum level $10,000 contribution toward the Squirrel Hills Trail Park by Cenovus Energy. For over 50 years, one of the most visible Minnedosa landmarks has been the processing plant on highway #10. What was first built to function as a distillery in the 1960s, now operatesContinue reading “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Cenovus Energy sponsors the Squirrel Hills Trail Park with $10,000”

OUTDOORS FOR EVERYONE lottery

In support of the Squirrel Hills Trail Park, Valley Life Recreation, in collaboration with A&L Cycle and Stream N Wood, are pleased to announce the Outdoors For Everyone lottery. Today marks the launch of an exciting lottery through which a total of $20,000 in prize vouchers will be given away to be spent at twoContinue reading “OUTDOORS FOR EVERYONE lottery”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Brandon Area Community Foundation sponsors the Squirrel Hills Trail Park with $22.5K

Valley Life Recreation is thrilled to announce today that the Brandon Area Community Foundation has selected the Squirrel Hills Trail Park as a grant recipient in the amount of $22,500. Established in 1965, the Brandon Area Community Foundation invests all contributions it receives into a perpetual endowment fund and uses the income earned from thatContinue reading “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Brandon Area Community Foundation sponsors the Squirrel Hills Trail Park with $22.5K”

Winter Trails For Everyone

Trails across Canada have seen an explosion of use since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and with this, many new trail users have discovered trails and fallen in love with the natural outdoor experience they provide. As we head into winter, trail use and trail designation changes for a variety of very important reasonsContinue reading “Winter Trails For Everyone”