Sandy Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Recreation Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Independent First Nation (No Tribal Council affiliation) 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #5
Description (Service) Responsible for planning, developing and implementing social, recreational and special events for members of the community from school aged to elders 
  • Provides recreational services at the Sandy Lake First Nation Arena 
  • Maintains arena ice surface and equipment 
  • Oversees a volunteer-operated concession booth at arena 
  • Coordinates community events such as Treaty Days 
  • Works with other community programs to host organized events
Coordinates a variety of activities including: 
  • Annual Derek Kakegamic Memorial hockey tournament 
  • Seasonal broomball games 
  • Cheyanne Kakegamic Memorial broomball tournament 
  • Annual Fishing Derby with top prize of new truck 
  • Winter road bingo game
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Sandy Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Sandy Lake First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main: 807-774-3421 
Arena: 807-774-3586
Fax 807-774-1040
Primary Contact Chris Crowe, Recreation Director; Phone: 807-774-3421 ext 246; Email:
Alternate Contact Right to Play Coordinator; Phone: 807-774-4423; Fax: 807-774-4340
Site Location Community is approx 227 km NE of Red Lake, on the NW end of Sandy Lake and along the Manitoba border
Located In Community Sandy Lake First Nation
Address Sandy Lake, ON P0V 1V0
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Mailing Address c/o Recreation Department 
PO Box 12 
Sandy Lake, ON P0V 1V0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)
Elections Recreation Board consisting of 5 members, one from each of the different areas of the community, elected every 2 years; next election Jun 2019