One of our community priorities is Recreation. Each post related to this topic can be found below:

Visit the following community partner links for information about local programming and services:

Together in  Elmwood Parent Child Coalition: TIE Tykes Facebook Page

Elmwood-East Kildonan Active Living Centre: Facebook Page

Elmwood Community Resource Centre: Website:  Facebook Page:

Riverwood Community Programs:

East End Culture and Leisure Centre:

  • MB Non-Profits are an Essential Part of the COVID-19 Community Response

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    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 16, 2019

    The Chalmers Community Renewal Inc. (CCRI) in partnership with the Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation (CNRC) and Neighbourhoods Alive! Province of Manitoba, has established a Small Grants Fund for fiscal year 2019/20 with a maximum project amount of $2,500.

    The purpose of Chalmers Community Renewal Initiative Inc (CCRI) is to support community development initiatives, strategies, projects and programs that address poverty related issues in the Elmwood community neighbourhood of Chalmers.

    Please fill in the application with details on your project / activities.  The application form can be expanded or shortened to accommodate, if needed.  Please see the 2019-2020 Small Grant Fund brochure for further information/ details on applying.

    If you wish to apply, please download the application form and brochure:

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    CCRI SGF Brochure 2019-2020

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 16, 2019


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  • Give your feedback – Chalmers Community Corner

    Create your own user feedback survey

    Tell us what you like / don’t like about the plan by clicking on the link below. All answers are anonymous.

    Survey link:
    Accepting feedback until May 31, 2019 on this first draft of the concept plan.


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  • Chalmers Fitness! Sign-up for a FREE fitness class!

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    Sign-up for a free fitness class by filling out the online registration form!

    Mobile link:

    Winnipeg Street Workout & Calisthenics Summer Classes – 2019
    Sign-up for an Outdoor Fitness Class ( Gateway Rd. @ Castle Ave. )
    Interested in the FREE Fitness Classes? Fill out your information on the survey monkey link and we will contact you before the next session begins.

    Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation is partnering with Nino Maric (Personal Trainer) at Movement Generation to offer FREE Fitness Classes at the Northeast Pioneers Greenway Fitness Node. Sign-up for a class and discover new and fun ways to keep fit and work-out.

    The Fitness Node is located at Gateway Rd. and Castle Ave. which is EAST of Chalmers Community Centre grounds & Elmwood Giants Stadium.

    Questions? Leave a comment at the end of the registration and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

    If you’re unable to attend a class you’ve registered for, please call or text 204-295-9859 and let us know.

    Class dates are:
    Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
    June 25, 27, 29
    July 2, 4, 6
    July 9, 11, 13
    July 16, 18, 20
    July 23, 25, 27
    July 30,

    August 1

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  • OPEN HOUSE – 243 Henderson site redevelopment proposal
    On behalf of the 243 Henderson Working Group and the Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation, please accept the invitation (above) to attend our Open House on May 14th from 5-8 pm at 180 Poplar Ave.
    On this evening, Draft Concept Plans related to the re-development proposal for the vacant lot at the northeast corner of Henderson and Johnson Ave will be available for review and feedback.
    Confirm attendance or inquiries to (204)669-0750,
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  • July 14 LOUISE BRIDGE DISTRICT WALKING TOUR at 1 PM – Start at West end of Ernie O’Dowda Park
    We would love you to join us for a guided walk in this historic neighbourhood.
    The walk will start with the 2013 Disraeli Pedestrian Bridge, a walk through
    the 1987 named Ernie O’Dowda Park by the river’s edge, the current 1911 Louise Bridge, a history of the Red River, the 1880 J.Y. Griffin Pork Plant site, the 1944 Moline Tractor Showroom & the 1906 Fire Hall No. 8
    When: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 1:00PM (rain/shine) approx. 90 min.
    Start: Ernie O’Dowda Memorial Park at the west end near Disraeli Freeway
    (Midwinter Ave.)
    End: with a tour inside Fire Hall No. 8, light refreshments, maps, information & conversations!
    ‘To Record and Preserve the Histories of East Kildonan, North Kildonan and Elmwood for Present and Future Generations.’
    Next NEWHS Inc. Meeting: Wednesday September 19th at 7:00 PM at Bronx Park Community Centre, 720 Henderson Highway
    Info: Donna 204.339.2547 Website: Email:
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  • Green Team Job Posting

    Check-out the new Green Team  job posting in our neighbourhood!

    Urban Green Team job posting 2018

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  • Elmwood Community Gardens – Application 2018 Season

    Elmwood Community Garden Committee is now Accepting Applications

    April 27, 2018 is the Application Deadline

    The Garden Boxes are Located at: Johnson/Watt/Levis

    For an Application for 2018 Garden Season please click on the link to download: Application Elmwood Gardens March 2018  OR contact:

    Phone: 204.982.1720 OR Email: OR Mail: 545 Watt St, Winnipeg, MB R2K 2S2

    Elmwood Community Garden Committee administers the 40 garden boxes that are available to anyone who, regardless of skill level, lives in the Elmwood Neighbourhood.

    Garden Boxes for the 2018 Growing Season are distributed on a first served basis. 

    April 27, 2018 is the Application Deadline

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  • March Calendar and Spring Events for EEKALC

    Check-out the Upcoming Paint Night and Spring Dinner Posters, and the March 2018 Calendar for Elmwood-East Kildonan Active Living Centre:


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  • Chalmers Community Renewal Initiative (CCRI) Annual General Meeting

    Chalmers Community Renewal Initiative (CCRI)
    Annual General Meeting
    November 6, 2017
    7:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 180 Poplar
    RSVP to or (204)669-0750

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  • 5th Annual General Meeting: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

    CNRC AGM 2017 PDF Poster

    If you live, work or participate in the Chalmers neighbourhood of Elmwood please plan to attend this annual celebration, confirmation of Board of Directors and update of the Annual Action and 5 Year Neighbourhood Plans.

    Please visit our website at or contact us for more details.

    Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation’s Annual General Meeting and Community Celebration is on:

    Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
    at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    located at Elmwood EK Active Living Centre 180 Poplar Ave.

    There will be: Door Prizes, Dinner Served, Entertainment & Child Minding Available

    Please fill in the following information and send it back to us via email to or call 204-669-0750:

    Number of people attending:

    Street Address:


    Do you require childminding at this event? (Yes/No) (If yes, please list the number of children and their ages.)

    More information about the flower bulbs given out at the AGM:

    At the AGM and Community Celebration there will be packages of flower bulbs for people to take home courtesy of the Winnipeg Bulb Project. Individuals commit to: planting their bulbs in a place the broader community will be able to see them bloom, and to share the photos and/or allow the Winnipeg Bulb Project or Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation to take photos of the flowers blooming in the spring. The Winnipeg Bulb Project, through the generous support of its donors, supplies spring-flowering bulbs to charities and homeowners in lower-income neighbourhoods. To donate to the Winnipeg Bulb Project please click here.

    To learn more, check out a previous year’s AGM Video – all about the 6 neighbourhood priorities!


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  • 3 FREE Heritage Events in Our Neighbourhood

    Introducing THREE (3) FREE Heritage Events in our neighbourhood. Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation in partnership with Northeast Winnipeg Historical Society is proud to present a series of three events in our neighbourhood. All events are FREE and open to everyone. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn some fascinating local history!

    All events will have FREE refreshments & snacks.
    Everyone is welcome. This venue/events are Wheel Chair Accessible.
    RSVP to any one of the events by contacting: 204-669-0750 or

    1. Mennonite Heritage (POSTER: FREE Heritage Event- Mennonite History )
    Thursday, May 18, 2017
    5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    180 Poplar Ave.

    Presentations by Conrad Stoesz (Archivist, Mennonite Heritage Centre)
    ‘Mennonites in Winnipeg: From Mission Field; to Refuge; to Home’ and History of the Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute

    Mennonites began to arrive in southern Manitoba in 1874, and today the Mennonite population in Winnipeg is one of the densest in the world! Come learn more at this FREE Heritage event in our neighbourhood.
    Checkout our Facebook event!

    2. The Hamilton House and other Local Stories  (POSTER: FREE History Event 2017 – May 28 )
    Sunday, May 28, 2017
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    180 Poplar Ave.

    Stories of the area read by Ruth Wright, a fascinating presentation by Linda Horodecki about HAMILTON HOUSE (185 Henderson Hwy.) & Dr Thomas Glendenning Hamilton’s famous physic studies & experiments, and time for sharing family/local history after.
    Checkout our Facebook event!

    3. Heritage Walking Tour (POSTER: FREE Walking Tour 2017 )
    Sunday, June 11, 2017
    1:00 pm Approximately 60-90 minutes
    Starts: Brazier St. at Ottawa Ave., Ends: Ernie O’Dowda Park (Louise Bridge)
    Tour walking distance: 1.4 km 

    This FREE historical tour will include corner grocery stores of the past, the Elmwood Curling Club and more. There will be a picnic at the park after the tour. FREE refreshments & snacks. Rain or Shine! Everyone is welcome.
    Checkout our Facebook event! 

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  • Do you want a FREE Garden Box? Apply today!

    Spring is officially here and the Elmwood Community Garden Application Forms for the 2017 growing season are out.

    Please click on the link below to see the application form, and be sure to read the Garden Etiquette and Guidelines.

    There is no charge for the raised garden beds.  If you are interested in gardening this year, please contact Mark Stine at Phone: 204.982.1720 ext. 303 , Email:

    Down load the application: Application Elmwood Gardens 2017

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  • November 16 – Notice of Special Meeting: Amending CNRC By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation

    -Notice of Special Meeting-

    For the purpose of Amending CNRC By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation ( as follows: 

    Please, plan to join us for this brief meeting scheduled:

    Monday, November 16th

    6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

    180 Poplar Ave.

    RSVP to

    or contact Dale at 204-669-0750

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  • Community Celebration and Annual AGM is Fast Approaching! Reserve your spot today (or by Sept.18)

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    If you live, work or participate in the Chalmers neighbourhood of Elmwood please plan to attend for the adoption of By-Laws, confirmation of Board of Directors and update of Annual Action Plan and 5 Year Neighbourhood Plan.

    RSVP – For further information of to confirm attendance (by September 18th), please call Dale at 204-669-0750 or send an email to

    AGM Poster 2015


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  • Elmwood Community Garden Application for the 2015 Garden Season

    Click on the link below to download the Elmwood Community Garden Application for the 2015 Garden Season

    Application Elmwood Gardens 2015

    produce1If you have any questions please contact Twyla at Phone: (204) 668-7657 or  Email:

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