Bowden celebrated their 100th birthday in 2004.

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TOWN OF BOWDEN
2101 - 20 Avenue, Box 338
Bowden AB T0M 0K0
Ph: 403-224-3395
Fax: 403-224-2244
info@town.bowden.ab.ca

The Bowden Pioneer Museum features artifacts representing the history of Bowden - 1904 to 2004
Bowden Pioneer Museum
403-224-2122

Lots of safe playgrounds in Bowden for your kids

CHURCH DIRECTORY

Evangelical Missionary
403-224 3287
St. Matthew's Anglican
403-224 2149
United Church of Canada
403-224 3405

Churches in Bowden include the Evangelical Missionary Church, St. Mathew's Anglican Church, and the United Church of Canada (pictured)

Life in Bowden

The Town of Bowden offers quiet small town living with all the amenities of larger communities right at its doorstep. With its recreational and educational facilities it is an ideal community for a young family looking to purchase their first home or a retired couple who desire a quiet town to settle in. As a bedroom community on Highway 2, many residents choose to commute to Olds, Innisfail, Red Deer and even Calgary.

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Education | Recreation Facilities | Rental Rates (Arena, Campground) | Alley Walks
Community Services | Seniors Housing | Community Action Park

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EDUCATION
Bowden Grandview School is a public education facility offering kindergarten through grade twelve. It is included in the Chinook's Edge School Division. The school has a capacity of approximately 550 students and consistently achieves a high academic standing for graduating students.

The school also strives to introduce modern technology, into its classroom environment, starting with the Grade two model technology classroom. The Grade one students even have their own web page! For the higher grades the school has a fully functioning CTS lab where students learn media productions and web page development.

Some students prefer the Off Campus Learning Centre. For more information, call 403-224-3992.

Bowden Grandview School

For parents with younger children the Bowden Playschool runs concurrently with the school year and has classes for children who are three and four year old.

Post secondary opportunities also exist within short driving distance at Olds College and Red Deer College. The University of Calgary is also within an hour of the Town.

Bowden Grandview School 403-224-3250   Bowden Play & Learn 403-224-2907
Career High Outreach 403-227-0141   Chinook's Edge Material Centre 403-556-4070
Chinook's Edge School Division 403-227-7070   Off Campus Learning Centre 403-224-3992
Olds College 403-556-8281   Red Deer College 403-342-3300

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SENIORS HOUSING
Parkland Foundation Management Body is the Bowden office responsible for the operation and administration of 148 seniors housing units in central Alberta, including the following properties in Bowden:

    20 self-containted suites in Westview Manor, 1706 - 23 Street
    10 self-contained suites in Bow Glen Court, 1804 - 23 Street

These are rent-geared-to-income 500 square foot apartments built in the 1970s and originally managed by the Lions Club of Bowden. They are rented to healthy seniors who are able to care for themselves. The Provincial Government provides deficit funding to Parkland Foundation to enable people to stay in their own communities as long as they are safe. There are no meals or services provided, but maintenance of the buildings and grounds is taken care of by Parkland Foundation.

Contact:
Parkland Foundation: Housing for Seniors
4045 - 50 Avenue, Innisfail, AB T4G 1B2
Phone: 403-227-3745
Fax: 403-227-3412
Email: parklandfoundation@shaw.ca

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RECREATION FACILITIES
Bowden Igloo Ice ArenaBowden has a wide range of recreation facilities available including the Igloo Ice Arena (403-224-2445), two baseball diamonds, and several soccer fields. Amenities that both visitors and residents will enjoy include the Bowden Pioneer Museum, Community Hall and campground. Located throughout town there are several parks and playgrounds with modern playground equipment.

    Rental Rates (Arena, Campground)
    Shinny/Public Skating Schedule Igloo Ice Arena - Please check back in the fall.

COMMUNITY ACTION PARK
Bowden residents are now building a new park, the Bowden Community Action Park. Located at the corner of 21st Street and 22nd Avenue, this park includes an outdoor skating rink, horseshoe pits, a gazebo, skatepark, green space, and picnic tables.

If you are able to volunteer for the Committee or future projects, please contact Keith Bailey at 403-559-8489.
More Information
Action Park on Facebook

BOWDEN HI WAY GOLF ASSOCIATION
Bring your golf clubs! Bowden is home to one of Alberta's neatest and challenging 9 hole golf courses. There's a Pro Shop, clubhouse and a fully licensed restaurant called Jack's Kitchen for your pleasure. Phone: 403-224-2121.

Bowden Hi-Way Golf Course

VOLUNTEERS URGENTLY NEEDED
The Bowden Recreation & Culture Board needs you! Volunteers are urgently needed to be a part of this committee. Help plan and organize great community events such as Canada Day Celebrations, BBQ & Movie in the Park + Garden Market, Sleigh Ride and Tour of Light and much more! Call the Town Office at 403-224-3395 to join.

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SIAN'S MAINLY ALLEY WALKS
Are you ready to get out and enjoy the sunshine now that winter is over? Why not try Sian’s Mainly Alley Walks!

This map highlights 4 different short walks that you can take in town that will get you out into the fresh air in Bowden. You may just run into a neighbour or two out enjoying our spring just like you and your family. Enjoy!

Thanks so very much to Sian Richards from Bowden Physiotherapy for taking the time to get this wonderful map going!

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COMMUNITY SERVICES
Bowden has all the social amenities you can imagine, with service clubs and volunteer organizations providing entertainment, events and activities in the community. Please feel free to contact any of the following organizations for more information.

The area code for these Bowden area organizations is 403.
Alcoholics Anonymous 556-9415   Bereavement Facilitator 224-3928
Bowden Art Club 224-2263   Bowden Ag Society 224-2154
Bowden Historical Society 224-2122   Bowden Lions Club 598-4770
Bowden Friendship Club 224-2114   Bowden Light Horse 224-3450
Bowden Municipal Library Board 224-3688   Bowden Team Roping 224-3784
Bow-Glen Court 224-2691   Citizens on Patrol 224-2354
Frozen Meals for Seniors 224-7569   Antler Hill Silver Stirrups 4-H 227-2880
Bowden Figure Skating 224-2907   Bowden Minor Hockey 224-3044
Bowden Soccer 224-2011   Bow Inn Beef 4-H 227-1681
Cottonwood Kayaking Club 227-2833   Thundering Hoofbeats 4-H 227-2194
Olds Air Cadet Squadron 556-7630   Innisfail Food Bank 224-3359

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