Grande Prairie Elks

Lodge #285 Home of Exalted Ruler for 2015 -2016  - Russel Napier


Who We Are

The Grande Prairie Elks Lodge was instituted in 1940 and has continued to play an active role in the community.


The Elks have a VISION, "to become the most progressive family focused organization in Canada", meeting community and member needs and expectations.


In Grande Prairie, the Elks support a vast array of local community and charitable projects, including:

3rd Grande Prairie Boy Scouts

Cubs and Beavers

Junior Soccer

Camp Tamarack

Odyssey House

Pregnant Teen Program

Salvation Army

Royal Canadian Legion

Alberta Lung Association

Wapiti Dorm

Grande Prairie Library

Grande Prairie Music Festival

Big Brother & Big Sisters

Centre 2000

Junior Curling


Elks and Royal Purple Fund for Children

Alberta Elks Foundation


If you or your organization would like to be considered for assistance from the Grande Prairie Elks, please contact us at:


Please make sure you include details in your e-mail as to the nature of your group or project and list a person that we can contact regarding your request.





Every December, the Grande Prairie Elks holds their annual Charity dinner, where the charities and community organizations supported receive their donation check from the Grande Prairie Elks.  This photo was taken in December, 2012. 



Grande Prairie Elks - About the GP Elks