Explore the Red River Valley Floods Interpretive Centre

Visit the Red River Valley Floods Interpretive Centre, located just 15 minutes south of Winnipeg, in the Sir George Étienne Cartier Park. The museum houses some of the rare photographs, artifacts, videos and interactive displays that highlight the overwhelming power of nature that took the village by storm way back in 1997. You can also witness collages of the tremendous efforts made by the military, volunteers and the residents to re-erect homes and communities in the region.

To find out more or make a reservation contact:

Telephone: 882.2696 Fax: 204.882.2542 E-mail: rrfloods@mts.net Wheelchair Accessible

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Interpretive Centre Located in Sir George Étienne Cartier Park 

School Programs Available May to June

The Red River Valley Floods Interpretive Centre offers a hands-on experience for your students directly related to your curriculum! The Interpretive Centre also features a Flood of the Century exhibit and slide show. Students are free to use the following when enrolling in the school program: Baseball Diamonds, Beach Volleyball Courts, BBQ Shelters and Frisbee Golf Course. Reservations are taken tear round.

Opening Hours are May to June. Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 3:00pm.

Cost is $5.00 per student. Teachers and Teacher’s Aides are free.

WILL IT FLOAT? Students will use the design process to construct and test a floating object that will be able to withstand flooding. Next, students will view a Flood of the Century slide show. The program will wrap-up with students doing a variety of fun filled activities related to water. (Length: 1.5 to 2 hours)

Opening Hours are May to June. Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 3:00pm.

Cost is $5.00 per student. Teachers and Teacher’s Aides are free.

EROSION – A GROUND BREAKING IDEA! Students will experiment with different types of soil and how they erode. They will then learn about soil erosion and it’s causes. By using the design process, they will brainstorm and create an appropriate system for controlling soil erosion. A slideshow and a visit to Saint-Agathe’s riverbank to view its’ existing stabilization project will wrap-up this program. (Length: 2 hours)

Opening Hours are May to June. Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 3:00pm.

Cost is $5.00 per student. Teachers and Teacher’s Aides are free.

HUNTING FOR CLUES! Students will be sent on a Flood Scavenger Hunt! By searching through the exhibit, students will discover the answers to many flood related questions. They will then view a short video about the Flood of the Century. Next, students will use the Design Process to construct and test their very own water barrier. The program will wrap-up with a relay race using real sandbags! (Length: 2 hours)