Welcome to Historic Vilna, a true Alberta boomtown and home of the World's Largest Mushrooms!    VILLAGE OFFICE - open Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm...phone / fax 780-636-3620... 5135-50th Street  Box 10  Vilna, AB  T0A 3L0... email: [email protected]      COMING EVENTS ..... Vilna's Historic Pool Hall & Barbershop is now open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays - call 636-3620 to confirm..... Vilna Curling Club Bonspiel - Dec. 10th with games Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the arena - Lounge and concession on site!.....



A true Alberta boomtown!

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What is "Boomtown"?
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Things to See & Do

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10 Good Reasons To
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Boomtown Days

3rd weekend of August...

Vilna & District Centennial Boardwalk

A unique streetscape ...

Vilna's Historic Pool Hall & Barbershop

Alberta's oldest...

Vilna's Historic Main Street

Building restorations...

Our World's Largest Mushroom

In Mushroom Park...

Communities In Bloom

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Vilna Golf Course

9 holes, grass greens...

Bonnie Lake Campground

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BLSA
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Things to see & do...

In Vilna, country living is at its best... Here you get to enjoy a friendly small town atmosphere with choice year-round recreational activities. As your gateway to Alberta's Lakeland, Vilna is also home to parks, playgrounds, soccer fields, ball parks, skateboard park, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling trails plus much much more.

Bonnie Lake Campground
Open May 1 - October 1
Enjoy clean and quiet fishing, swimming and boating only a 5 min. drive from Vilnaís historic downtown and a 5 minute walk to the Vilna Golf Course. Features 44 sites, playgrounds, ball park, cookhouse for only $18 / night for power sites and $15 per night for regular sites. Includes wood. There is also a group rate for 5 or more sites.. Phone the Village Office at 780-636-3620 or e: [email protected].
 

Vilna Golf Course
A par 35, 9 hole, grass greens public golf course with a licensed clubhouse, club and pull / powercart rentals located just a short 5 min. walk from Bonnie Lake. Open sunrise to sunset. Phone 780-636-3660 to book a tee time or e: [email protected] .

Vilna & District Cultural Centre
A large community hall that seats over 500 with a full-service kitchen, stage and conference room. Satellite and regular bingos are held weekly alternating Tuesdays and Fridays at 7:30pm. Call the Vilna & District Agricultural Society at 780-636-3032 for rental information.

Vilna Municipal Library - SuperNet has arrived!!!
From books to tapes, it is Vilnaís full-service information gateway. The Library also offers FREE high-speed Internet service to the public. It is located in the Cultural Centre and open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30pm to 7:30pm and Saturdays 10:00am - 4:00pm. Phone 780.636.2077

Agri-Plex Arena and Curling Rink
An artificial ice skating rink with a natural ice curling arena for Vilnaís local and area clubs. Farmerís Market every Sat. 1-3pm all summer. For rentals phone 780.636.2077

Seniorís Drop-in Centre
Featuring bowling lanes, floor curling, shuffleboard, bingos and card games for all ages. Phone Pauline at 780-636-2350 for rentals and catering.

Vilna Pool Hall & Barbershop
Step back in time and enjoy the visit to an authentic, early 1920ís pool hall and barbershop. Located on Vilnaís Historic Main Street, this uncut jewel is known as Albertaís oldest operating pool hall and barbershop. 

A provincially designated registered historic resource, it features four turn-of-the-century snooker and billiard tables, Booker coal heater, oiled wood floors and an original barbers chair. Now open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Phone the Village Office at
780-636-3620 or e: [email protected].

Vilna's Skateboard Park
In 2005, the under-utilized tennis courts were transformed into a skateboard park for the Village's young people.

Iron Horse Trail
From rails to trails...Experience walking, wagon and cycling adventures as well as snowmobile, ATV and horseback riding on the Iron Horse Trail! It stretches 200kms from Waskatenau to Heinsburg and is part of the Trans-Canada Trail. Vilna features a staging area with picnic tables and parking. Heated washroom facilities with running water will be installed this spring. Visit www.ironhorsetrail.ca for more information.

Ministerial
Vilna is home to many historic churches and local denominations including:
  


Sacred Heart Roman   Ukrainian Catholic          Pentecostal
   Catholic Church          Parish Church                  Church



Ukrainian Greek
Orthodox  
 


Bonnie Lake is just 5mins away!


Canada Day ballgame at Bonnie Lake Ball Park


Vilna Golf Course is adjacent to Bonnie Lake Campground and Bonnie Lake Resorts


Vilna Cultural Centre is our modern community hall


Vilna Municipal Library is located within the Cultural Centre


The Agri-Plex is the arena and curling rink in the winter and host of Boomtown Days in the summer


Recently restored
Vilna Seniors Centre is located on Main Street


Vilna Pool Hall & Barbershop is a registered historic site, located on Main Street


Vilna's Iron Horse Trail Staging Area will be seeing many improvements in 2006
 

 

 

 

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