Tom Forsyth Memorial Arena

Recipient: Burns Lake Sport Centre Association
Amount: 30000
Date: 2005-11-16
Areas: Burns Lake and Southside
Sectors: Community Infrastructure
Strategy: Tourism-Recreational Infrastructure
Description: The Burns Lake Sports Center Association is a non-profit charitable organization that operates the Tom Forsyth Memorial Arena in Burns Lake. The Arena caters to at least 15 user groups and is host to 14 winter tournaments and 3 summer events, each event attracting approximately 160 visitors to the community. The goal of this project is to provide upgrades to the facility and purchase safety equipment for the Arena. Funding partners include Burns Lake Community Forest and the Corporation of the Village of Burns Lake.
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Well, this success story throws back a little bit. We started planning for the expansion at the Burns Lake Public Library in the early 2000's. It was an ambitious project - double the size of the library!! The board...

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