BRIDGELAND - RIVERSIDE
COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
The heart of our community

Welcome to the BRCA!

Our Vision

The Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association facilitates involvement and opportunities that attract, connect and sustain a diverse network of people and businesses to improve our collective quality of life.

Our Mission

The BRCA’s mission is to foster the vision for Bridgeland-Riverside by serving and engaging residents and other stakeholders of our community through:

  • Facilitating the development and delivery of recreational and social programs
  • Connecting the community with information and opportunities
  • Engaging with the community to support healthy commerce
  • Stewarding the land and facilities under the society’s care and making them optimally accessible to the community
  • Coordinating and communicating urban planning issues for the future development of Bridgeland-Riverside, preserving its values, while supporting its evolution.

Become a Member

As a BRCA member you have access to unique programs, events and networks. Check out our upcoming events. Please take some time to explore our site and discover all the benefits of BRCA membership.

 

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2019

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association will be held at 7:00 PM on Friday, May 24, 2019 at the Community Hall, 917 Centre Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta.

Update: May 17, 2019

The Board of Directors has been made aware, informally, of a few people who might yet come forward to stand for election as directors at the AGM. Fingers crossed. At this time, though, the alphabetical list of individuals who are presently known to be standing for election / re-election is:

Brian Beck, President
Joe Belland
Ana Hoepfner
Deb Lee
Jil Macdonald
Alex MacWilliam
Ali McMillan
Susan Mulholland
Joanna Wynn

Under BRCA’s Bylaws, the maximum number of directors is 13, which means that there is room for (at least) 5 new-director nominees before the Board would be fully composed. Please reach out to us for more information if you might be interested in joining BRCA’s Board!

Agenda

Coming soon - but the fun part is there's a PUB NIGHT after the AGM!

 

Looking for more info?

Archived AGM minutes and financial records are kept on the BRCA Board page.

The BRCA Conflict of Interest Policy and the BRCA Code of Ethics, our Bylaws, and other governance documents are kept on the BRCA Governance page.

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Family Bike Day

A Family Bike Rodeo is coming to Bridgeland on Saturday, May 25!

Learn the key bike handling skills that are necessary to ride safely. Wheely great family fun for ages 7+.

Register in advance for this fun event!

The Family Bike Rodeo is a Level 2: Cycling Basics course. The course is 90 minutes and you can choose from four times throughout the day. Safer Cycling Calgary will provide the training, using a nationally-recognized curriculum.

This is a non-road course where participants learn safe bike handling skills like helmet check, bike fit, straight line riding, shoulder checking, signalling, stopping and bike security.

Participants must be at least 7 years old and be able to start independently, balance and pedal for at least 20 m, come to a stop using brakes (coaster or hand brakes are acceptable), turn left and right, and ride with one hand (keeping right hand on) for 3 seconds. Participants must bring their own bike in good working order and a properly fitted helmet. No training wheels permitted.

Adults can participate too! Even if you are not participating, a parent or guardian must be on site to observe each child’s 90-minute session.

This session is free of charge for Bridgeland-Riverside residents, but we ask you to pay a $20 fee to hold your spot. This fee will be returned to you after the training (please let us know if you’re a fair entry BRCA member and we can waive the fee).

Location: Murdoch Park (next to the Bridgeland-Riverside Community Hall; 917 Centre Ave NE). 

Date: Saturday May 25, 2019

Time: choose one of the following sessions

A: 9:00-10:30 am   B: 11:00am-12:30 pm   C: 1:00-2:30 pm  D: 3:00-4:30 pm

Click here to register

For more information, please visit safercyclingcalgary.ca or email transportation@brcacalgary.org.

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Bridgeland Family Bike Day - May 25, 2019

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April 2019 - Bridges Newsletter

Great news, just in time for spring

Bridges, the official community newsletter of the BRCA, is back!

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Community Cleanup 2019

This year's Community Cleanup will be on April 27, 2019, from 9 am to 1:30 pm. 

We are looking for amazing volunteers like you to help tidy up our beautiful parks and neighbourhood streets.

To volunteer, please email our Beautification Committee at brca.beautification@gmail.com or call 403 263 5755.

Have you helped out before? Thanks so much for joining us again this year! 

Full details in the poster

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Here's what's new this year

  • The starting point: We'll be gathering at the Rehabilitation Society to sign in: 7 11 ST NE
    That's where we will outfit you with a clean-up kit and assign you to a location in the neighbourhood. 
  • All the general activities will take place there.
  • Please come prepared for the weather; bring protective gloves, wear appropriate clothing and closed-toed shoes.

As always

  • Refreshments and snacks will be provided
  • A fun time will be had by all!

 

 

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Bridgeland Walks 2019

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Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association

917 Centre Ave. N.E.
Calgary, AB T2E 0C6
403-263-5755
Hall@BRCAcalgary.org
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