The Ron Gorr Memorial Arena has been home to many organizations and events since opening in the 1980’s. 

Currently the Ron Gorr Memorial Arena is the proud home of the following organizations and events.

The Lions Club of Torrington, of The International Associations of Lions Clubs Charter, commonly referred to as the Torrington Lions Club, commenced on April 16, 1962. The Lions Club’s mandate is a service club to support the local community and international needs. 

Their motto is “We Serve”. The Lions Club is an active community service club hosting events to promote community involvement. Through fundraising efforts, the Lions raise funds for both local initiatives and international Lion’s initiatives. 

Meetings occur monthly and new members are welcome. 

For more information contact Dan Davy at 403-631-3844

The Torrington Curling Club was established in 1946. Since establishment they have organized square draw league curling and bonspiels.

Currently, there is square draw curling on Monday and Wednesday evenings.  The Torrington Curling Club hosts an annual Farmer’s Bonspiel. The local Oilmen hold their own bonspiel and have been doing so since 1982.

All ages and abilities are welcome to join.

Contact Allan at 403-556-2497 for more information.

 

Wellness Centre

The Kneehill Wellness Centre is located within the arena.  Their program features a community library, a computer “one to one” program, weekly blood pressure clinic, exercise group, regular footcare and weekly social time including coffee and bring your own craft.

Exercise group meets Tuesdays from 1:30-2 with the social time afterwards from 2-4. Everyone welcome! Contact Joan at 403-631-3737 for more information

The Library is open Tuesdays from 2-4.  Everyone is welcome! Contact Susan at 403-631-3700 for more information

Footcare is provided every 6 weeks by appointment.  Contact Pat at 403-631-2363 for more information or to book an appointment

Seniors Outreach Supports available Thursday mornings by appointment. 

Contact Lorna at 403-425-1555 for an appointment or additional information

Playing Shinny

Fun hockey is a low-cost, low-commitment group that teaches kids the skills for playing hockey in a fun, relaxed environment. Two fun hockey teams currently run their programs out of the Ron Gorr Memorial Arena; Kneehill FunTeam Hockey and Reed Ranch FunTeam Hockey. 

For more information or to register go to Fun Team Alberta or contact Bill Brisbin at 403-443-7096 or brisbin7@telus.net for the Kneehill Group or Merissa Penner at 403-559-8928 or m_mpenner@hotmail.com for the Reed Ranch Group.

End of Summer Market

Annual Market

The End of Summer Market is hosted by the Torrington & District Agricultural Society. 

The market features a variety of small businesses, artisans and entrepreneurs. It is held in conjunction with the Torrington Gun Show in August. The first market, held in 2019, was very successful and we look forward to future years!

If you are interesting in a table for the upcoming year’s market or volunteering in planning of the market, please contact Kim Albrecht at kim.albrecht@gmail.com

This annual show of guns and ammunition, of interest to hunters, shooters and collectors, includes exhibitors from across Western Canada. This annual event is typically held the third weekend in August. 

Many people look forward to attending this gun show. For more information regarding attending or participating in the Torrington Gun Show please contact Gerard at 780-603-7301.

We look forward to providing a location for groups to call their home or provide space for special events. If you or your club is interested in more information, please contact us to discuss how our space could work for you.