Community Clubs

For more clubs and organizations, please visit the Business Directory then select the Clubs and Association category.

Powassan is fortunate to have many volunteers who make up the community’s clubs and organizations. These invaluable people allow the residents of the municipality to participate in everything from annual festivals to weekly social events. These groups also give residents wishing to donate their time an opportunity to volunteer.Many organizations host events throughout the year as well. Be sure to watch the Festivals and Events Page (under Recreation) for updates.

Listed below are the active organizations and clubs of the Municipality.

Royal Canadian Legion

The Powassan Royal Canadian Legion Hall is available for rentals (Weddings, Anniversary Parties, Seminars, Meetings) and is equipped with wheelchair access and acessible washrooms. We offer excellent catering services at competitive rates for large and small lunches or dinners.

General meetings are on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 7:30 PM.
Executive meetings are every 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM.

The annual Slo Pitch tournament is the 3rd weekend of August. Please call 705-724-2235 for more information on rentals.
Please call the Municipal Office 705-724-2813 for more information regarding the Legion's designation as a Community Emergency Reception Centre.

The Golden Sunshine Club

The Golden Sunshine Club is a place to gather and join in on some fun! The club meets on the 1st Monday at 1:00 pm of each month. Membership is open to persons 50 years and plus, new members are always welcome!

Come play Euchre every Monday at 1:00 PM

Line Dancing- Tuesday and Thursdays 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Low Impact Exercise Class Tuesday and Thursdays 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Foot Clinic- Frist Wednesday every other month 12:30pm

Powassan Lions Club

The Powassan Lions hold a fish fry every spring and numerous raffles throughout the year. They contribute monies to many local organizations such as: Minor Hockey, Figure Skating, and the municipal pool/playground. They also work closely with the CNIB and their Dog Guides Program. Recently, area Lions worked toward raising over $250,000 for the Ophthalmology Clinic of the New North Bay and Region Health Centre. For more information please contact David Matthews at 705-724-6405.

Trout Creek Lions Club

The Trout Creek Lions hosts a craft show in November, a $1,000 Bingo for the Trout Creek Winter Carnival, a Quilt Auction every other May and fundraising Toll Roads twice a year. They also participate in local bike rodeos, the Adopt-a-Highway Program, and the General Community Welfare Program and maintain the Trout Creek Lions Tennis/Basketball courts at the Community Centre. Recently the Trout Creek Lions created a parkette on land provided by the Municipality for the town to enjoy. They also built and placed garbage containers for the community's use. For more information please call Howard or Joyann Osborne at (705) 723-5793.

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels is delivered every Wednesday to the elderly and shut-ins in the Municipality and area. The organization has been making life easier for many residents for over 24 years. Please call Leslie Price at 705-724-6028.

Powassan Agricultural Society

The Powassan Agricultural Society hosts events annually in and around the community. The Society hosts an annual each August at the Powassan Fairgrounds. There are many events planned for the day. The Society welcomes anyone to become a member to be part of an organization that is an integral part of our rural heritage. For more information please contact: Wanda Aultman: 705-724-3141

Trout Creek Agricultural Society

The Trout Creek Agricultural Society holds their annual Fall Fair the second last weekend in August at the Trout Creek Community Centre. There is a corn roast, horse show and craft and baking sales from local artists. This group is proactive in promoting the benefits of agriculture. For more information please contact Elva Taggert at 705-723-5564.

Powassan Historical Society

The Powassan and Area Historical Society Corporation is the manager for Powassan's Clark House historical site. The Clark House is located off Highway 534, west of Highway 11 at 9 Fair View Lane. For the latest information re: events and times open, or to request a brochure, our email address is ClarkHouse534@hotmail.com.

Girl Guides of Canada

Girls Guides Canada offers programs that promote service in the community, outdoor activities, camping, crafts, games, personal development, leadership, life skills, and other fun activities. More information about registration please call  Nancy McInnis 705-723-5051, Shirley Barfoot 705-724-2201, or Sherry Young 724-2811.

Trout Creek Friendship Club

Trout Creek Friendship Club meet regularly for social and fun events at the Senior Hall at 138 McEachern Street in Trout Creek.

The regular meeting is held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 1:15 PM. There are no meetings during July and August.
Weekly events include: Monday - Quilting/Crafts at 9:00 AM and 6:30 PM; Thursday - Euchre 1:00 PM.

Computer Courses - as announced.

Annual BBQ - 2nd Wednesday in August.

Contact person is Larry Ciglen at 705-723-1656

Powassan & District Horticultural Society

The Society meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month (except July, August, December & January) at 7:00 PM at the Golden Sunshine Club on Edward Street, Powassan. The Society provides for both the novice and experienced gardener with workshops, seminars, speakers and fellowship. As part of their mandate, the Society maintains the gardens in Memorial Park (corner of Main Street and Memorial Park Drive), Powassan and provides the Powassan & District Library with horticultural materials. The Society is proud to be a member of The Ontario Horticultural Association. You are invited to attend their monthly meetings. Lunch is provided.

Powassan and Area Figure Skating Club

The Powassan and Area Figure Skating Club offers a wide range of programming for its participants. Some of the programs include Learn to Skate, CanSkate, CanSkate Plus, and intermediate skating. Additionally, the Club hosts a Funskate Competition. This competition provides an opportunity for all the skaters in the club to participate in a competition that is FUN. Participants range in age from 6 to 15 years old and for some this is their first competition. The regular skating season starts on October 20 beginning at 5 PM - registrations will be accepted at this time. Please contact 705-724-2425 - Angie Punnett with any questions.

Session Dates: October - December & January – March
Learn to Skate $120.00 per session or $195.00 year membership Wednesday 6:00-6:30 PM (5 years and younger)

Canskate $160.00 per session or $240 year membership
Wednesday 6:00 - 7:00 PM (5 years and older)

Canskate Plus $250.00 per session or $340.00 year membership
Wednesday 5:00 - 6:30 PM (advanced skaters)

THE EDGE Youth Group

St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 120 Memorial Park Drive in Powassan for grades 6, 7, 8 held every Monday evening from the LAST Monday of September to mid-April, 6:50 PM to 8:30 PM. NO charge. No pre-registration required. Contact Pauline at 705-724-5964 for more information.

CLAY - Youth Group

St. Gregory's School, 152 Fairview Lane in Powassan. Youth Group for Kindergarden to Grade 6. During the months of September to May. Thursdays from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM. School Gym. No charge, no pre-registration required.

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Tuesday 5:30/6:45 PM - 8:00 PM (weigh-in/meeting times) at the Royal Canadian Legion, 63 King Street - Lower Level in Powassan.
Leader: Donna Gauthier 705-724 5791
Co-Leader: Carmen Whitelock 705-724 3920
Area Captain: Renee E. Crossman 705-387-0145
Coordinator: Edythe I. Cosgrave 807-824-2214

The Almaguin Highlands Art Council

We’ve Only Just Begun! We want to build and sustain a community of artists recognized for excellence and innovation. Together we can provide support and leadership for all forms of the arts on behalf of the residents of the Almaguin Highlands.

The residents of all of our communities, along with local businesses, and arts council members can positively impact the economy and culture of the Almaguin Highlands by developing a strong working relationship.As an artist, business, or community member, you can support our vibrant communities with your AHAC membership. Please visit our website at www.almaguinhighlandsartscouncil.com.

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