Municipality of Emerson-Franklin

Phone: 204-427-2557  |  Fax: 204-427-2224  |
115 Waddell Ave East Box 66, Dominion City MB, R0A 0H0

Recreation & Tourism


Recreation & Wellness Logo


To promote health, recreation and wellness opportunities for the residents of the Municipality of Emerson-Franklin. As a Municipal department we will endeavor to deliver diverse and equitable programs and services to people of all ages and abilities.


Foot Care Clinic  

Dominion City - March 16 & 17, 2020 - Suspended 

Emerson - March 28, 2020 - Cancelled

Please contact Lorri @ 427-2557


Hairdresser at Abbeyfield House - Please use side door

April 2, 2020  

Call Kayla - Home 204-427-2813, Cell  204-380-2178

 Printable Congregate Meal - March 2020 Menu


Congregate Meal Program - will deliver all meals as of March 18, 2020.  Contact Maria to arrange delivery at (204) 373-2890 or (204) 427-2721


March 13 – Roast Beef Dinner – 12:30pm- Clinical Dietitian 

March 16 - Pork Chop Dinner  

March 18 – Lasagna Dinner 

March 20 – Fish Dinner  

Time: 12:00 Noon 

Cost:  $7.00

(Everyone is Welcome)


Fall Prevention Exercises at Abbeyfield in Dominion City - Suspended

When: Wednesday’s & Friday’s for 6 months

Where: Abbeyfield House, Dominion City

Time: 9:15am-10:15am

 Cost: Free

 Please bring a water bottle & please use the side door

 Thanks to Southern Health Santé Sud for the Fall Prevention Grant


Yoga Classes Cancelled

When:  Thursdays - January 9 to March 26, 2020 

Where: Emerson New Horizons

Time:  5:30 – 6:30pm

Cost:   $15.00 Drop in Fee


Fitness Classes: Classes Cancelled

By Jen Slaney

Feb 24 to April 6 (no class during spring break)

Cost: $130.00

Call Jen Slaney to register at 204-209-0997


Paint Night - Postponed

Painting on the Prairies

Canvas Paint Night

March 20, 2020 @7 pm


Call Anne 204-373-2002 to register 


Come and Join us @ Congregate Meal Program

and we will play some cards - Congregate Meals Delivery Only

When: Monday, March 23, 2002 

Where: Congregate Meal Program

Time: 12:30pm

Cost: Free

Everyone Welcome!


Meditation Workshop Postponed

Daily Meditation- Practice to Promote Well-being at any age whether you are new to meditation or already have a daily mindfulness practice, this offering will strengthen your ability to train your mind to cultivate wellness. 

 When: Thursday’s March 5, 12, 19, 26, 2020  

 Where:  Dominion City @ Abbeyfield

Time: Class starts @ 6:30- 7:30 pm

Cost: Estimated cost $ 40.00 for the 4 weeks.

Please call Lorri @ 204-427-2557 or Anne @ 204-373-2002


Clinical Dietitian coming to Congregate Meal Program Postponed

When: Friday, March 13, 2020

Where: Legion Hall, Dominion City

Time: 12:30pm

Cost: Free

Come join us for an Informational session.

If you would like to come for lunch please call Maria @ 204-427-2721 or 204-373-2890

Everyone Welcome!         


Public Health Nurse - Presentation by Julie Cadieux Postponed

When: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Where: New Horizon Hall - Emerson

Time: 1:30pm

Come join us for an Informational session and have a cup of coffee

Everyone Welcome!


Emerson Estates Coffee Group  Cancelled

When: March 25,2020 

Where: Emerson Estates 

Time: 1:30 pm 

Everyone Welcome!


Alzheimer Society - Caring for people with Dementia Cancelled

Once a Month Support Group 

When: March 30, 2020       

Where: Abbeyfield House, Dominion City   

Time: 10:00am  

Cost: $2:00pm - Rental for the hall

Everyone is Welcome!


Pharmacist Awareness Month- George from Emerson Postponed

When: Friday, March 27, 2020

Where: Legion Hall – Dominion City

Time: 12:30pm

Bring your expired medications to the workshop for disposal.

If you would like to stay for lunch (Sweet & Sour Ribs) call Maria @ 204-427-2721 or 204-373-2890

Cost $7.00 for the meal 


Zumba Classes

Where:  Dominion City Community Hall

When:  Thursdays April 16 to May 21, 2020

Time:  6:00 - 7:00 pm

Cost:  $50.00 or $10.00 drop in fee

Register with Lorri @ 204-427-2557 or Anne @ 204-373-2002



Easter Dinner 

When: Wednesday, April 8, 2020 

Where: Congregate Meal Program, Dominion City Legion Hall  

Time: 11:30am  

Cost: $10.00  

Entertainment by:  George & Denise 


Service Canada, Canada Revenue Agency & Province of Manitoba


When: Friday, April 17,2020 

Where: New Horizon Hall, Emerson 

Time: 10:00am  

Cost: Free 

Please register with Lorri @ 204-427-2557 or Anne @ 204-373-2002 


Service Canada:  

Employment Insurance Program

  • Regular benefits
  • Sickness benefits
  • Maternity benefits
  • Parental benefits
  • Caregiving benefits

Canada Pension Plan

  • Retirement pension
  • Post-Retirement benefits
  • Disability benefits
  • Survivor’s pension
  • Children’s benefits


Old Age Security

  • Old Age Security pension
  • Guaranteed Income Supplement
  • Allowance
  • Allowance for the Survivor


Social Insurance Number, My Service Canada Account, Apprenticeship 

 Incentive/Completion Grants.


Canada Revenue Agency 

  • Information about Benefits and Credits: GST, Disability Tax Credit, Disability Child Benefit, Canada Worker Benefit, Canada Child Benefit, Climate Action Incentive
  • How and when to apply for benefits
  • Scam Awareness 
  • Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
  • My Account
  • Resources, guides and handouts about the various topics listed above

Province of Manitoba: 

  • Certificates for Birth, Death and Marriage
  • Legal Name Change
  • Manitoba Health Card, new registrations and changes
  • Rent Assist program
  • Manitoba Child Benefit program
  • 55 PLUS programs
  • Primary Caregiver Tax Credit
  • Employment Standards

Volunteer Manitoba  


Workshop: Creating Connections to Build Volunteer Retention 

Date: April 21, 2020 

Time: 5:00 – 8:00pm 

Cost: Free  

Light Lunch will be served.  

Location: Legion Hall, 114 Waddell Ave, Dominion City 

Organization: Municipality of Emerson Franklin 

Facilitator: Tracy Douglass  

Registration is required - Please register with Lorri @ 204-427-2557 or Anne @ 204-373-2002 



 Get Better Together Program in Tolstoi – "6 Weeks” 

Workshops are led by others with health issues who understand the challenges of managing symptoms, medications and health care needs. 

When: May 6,13,20,27, June 2,10.

Where: Tolstoi Senior District Centre

Time: 10am-12:30pm

Cost: Free

Please register with Lorri @ 427-2557

Register by April 17, 2020

Session 1   • Differences between acute and chronic conditions • Using your mind to manage symptoms • Making action plans

Session 2 • Dealing with difficult emotions • Introducing physical activity

Session 3 • Better breathing techniques • Muscle relaxation • Managing pain and 


Session 4 • Healthy eating • Future plans for health care • Communication and problem-solving

Session 5 • Medication use • Making treatment decisions • Depression management, positive thinking and guided imagery

Session 6 • Working with healthcare • Looking back and planning for the future


Senior Computer Session 

Older adults learning how to work to become comfortable with computers

When: Monday, May 25, 2020 

Where: Roseau Valley School,

Dominion City -Handivan is Available for Pickups 

Cost: Free  

Please register with Lorri @427-2557 or Anne@ 373-2002 Emerson Town Hall


Line Dancing 

Wednesdays May 6 – 27, 2020 

Dominion City Community Hall 

7:00 – 8:00 

$2.00 drop in fee         



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