ARAS Supports Community

Fort McMurray Fire Evacuees May 2016

Strathcona County has information on their website on RV parking for Ft McMurray evacuees.
Details are outlined on page (there is a drop-down menu with all the RV information):

One Team Community Making a Difference – for Fort McMurray Fire Evacuees

Thank you to Ardrossan Community for your kind cash donations at the ARAS Rural Safety Fair, May 7,  and for the items donated at the Ardrossan Memorial Hall on May 6 & 7. The funds and items were delivered to the Red Cross station in Sherwood Park. Thanks for making a difference!

ARAS Programs

Over the years, ARAS has developed programs to meet the needs of the community.

  • community craft fairs
  • open houses
  • volunteer appreciation
  • rural safety training

Contact Us.We welcome your ideas for new programs! help with new programs!


ARAS Website

ARAS connects community!

  1. Promoting community organizations on the Community page
  2. Promoting community information & events on the Community Calendar, remember to submit your group’s event



Free Public Skating Sponsorship

Over the winter months, ASkating-at-ARC-e1422378991452-150x150RAS sponsors the Sunday Public Skate at the Ardrossan Recreation Complex.

Through ARAS’ sponsorship, Ardrossan residents and families skate FREE on Sundays 1-3 pm.

ARAS Community Investment Program

Over the years, ARAS has provided financial support to many community organizations for the development of their programs.

Some of the programs supported include:

  • Agricultural youth leadership camps
  • Cultural youth dance trips
  • Cultural school trips
  • Sports equipment & uniform
  • Youth theatre workshops

Check out Ardrossan community organizations on the Community page

ARAS provides support to eligible local community groups through its fundraising efforts. 
The deadline for applications is November 15.
Please submit your application to the program using the funding guidelines and scoring criteria.

ARAS Community Investment Program 2015-10-14
ARAS Grant Scoring Weighted Criteria, 2015-10-14

If you have any questions, please Contact Us.

Community Information & Event Messages

ARAS posts community and county-wide event information on two County signs.

  1. The sign located at Rge Rd 221A and Main Avenue, south of the Memorial Hall is the responsibility of ARAS.
  2. The sign located at the southwest corner of Wye Rd and Rge Rd 224 is the shared responsibility of ARAS and the Ardrossan 55 Plus Club.

Note: This rental service is ONLY available to NOT-FOR-PROFIT community groups (as per Strathcona County Bylaws).

ARAS Sign Rental Request

Please Contact ARAS for more information.