Free Memberships: Boyle Street Community League

Good news! Membership in the Boyle Street Community League is free to Boyle Street residents for the current year, ending August 31, 2018.

To get your free membership card, visit the Boyle Street Plaza (9538 – 103A Avenue), during the following hours:

Monday through Thursday, 5:00 p.m. To 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, call first: (780) 426-9265

You will need to show proof of your address (ID or bill or letter addressed to you). Boyle Street stretches between 97 and 84 Streets, south of the LRT tracks to the edge of the riverbank.

*Why join

  • Get reduced rates at City of Edmonton recreational facilities and programs. For example, free swimming at the Commonwealth Rec Centre on Saturday.
  • Get reduced rates on rental of spaces in the Boyle Street Plaza.
  • Know what is happening in the neighbourhood. (We send email announcements to members who sign up for this service.)
  • Meet your neighbours at Boyle Street programs and events. Maybe even get more involved by signing up as a volunteer.
  • Have your voice heard. Members can vote at the annual general meeting and are invited to provide input to the community league board.

The community league’s goals:

  • To make Boyle Street a better place to live.
  • To keep the City of Edmonton informed about issues that affect us.
  • To provide programs and events that serve you best.

Information provided by the Boyle Street Community League.

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