Rainy River First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Recreation Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services  
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)  
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Responsible for planning, developing and implementing all social, recreational and special events for members of the community from school aged to elders
 
Coordinates and supervises a variety of programs including but not limited to: 
  • Adult volleyball nights  
  • Game nights  
  • Group fitness classes  
  • Youth leadership workshops
 
Also offers: 
  • Gym use for private events  
  • Structured and unstructured activities at the Centre during Professional Development (PD) days at school 
  • Assistance with annual Powwow
Hours Office: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
Recreational activity times vary
Areas Served Rainy River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Rainy River First Nation
Application
  • Does not require recreation centre membership  
  • Private booking arrangements for gym must be made at least 2 weeks prior to required time; prompt cancellation notice is appreciated
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-482-2479
Fax 807-482-1502
E-Mail reception.manitou@bellnet.ca
Website rainyriver.firstnation.ca/home
Primary Executive Kevin Gemmell, Director of Sports and Recreation; Phone: 807-482-2479 ext 239 * (Cell) 807-271-0253; Email: k.gemmell@bellnet.ca
Alternate Executive Tammy Horton, Recreation Assistant; Phone: 807-482-2479 ext 239; Email: t.horton@bellnet.ca
Site Location Community is approx 40 km W of Fort Frances and 5 km W of Emo along the shores of Rainy River adjacent to Hwy 11
Located In Community Rainy River First Nation
Address 6 Manitou Rapids Dr
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Recreation Department 
PO Box 450 
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)