• Community Builder Program free leadership development

Community Builder Program

Free Leadership Development Program

Okotoks has been AWARDED a personal and professional leadership development program that is available FOR FREE to all community members!! Residents can register for FREE anytime for this on-demand program!

Big Ideas Symposium

Do you have a big idea for your community? Want to hear big ideas from across the Foothills Region and beyond? Want to learn how to come up with, develop and get support for your big idea? Then join Ian Hill (and Jody Seeley) for the Becoming a Community Builder Big Ideas Symposium for the Foothills Region.

When: Thu, April 23, 10am-4pm
Where: Rotary Performing Arts Centre, 3 Elma Street, Okotoks

This event is presented by the Becoming a Community Builder program and the local committees of Okotoks, Black Diamond/Turner Valley and High River. Lunch will be served at no cost through the generosity of the of the BACB High River Committee.

Register and Take the Program On Demand, Anytime!

Register Here!

Why is Becoming a Community Builder Important?

About the Program

This FREE program is led by renowned Community Builder and Social Innovator Ian Hill, who has created this first-of-its-kind leadership development program to equip participants with the leadership competencies and tools needed today.

  • You set your own pace to complete this free, online program, 
  • Two distinct tracks: Community Members and High School students,
  • Commitment averages out to just 15 minutes a day!
Why Become a Community Builder?
  • Increase your personal leadership capacity, confidence & skills needed to take on a leadership role in our community.

  • Learn to better operate your business or organization, mobilize community resources, and build community capacity.

  • Feel connected to other residents who share an interest in strengthening our community and ensuring it continues to be a great place to live, work and play. 

  • Youth - begin taking steps toward becoming a community leader

Community Builder Videos & Testimonials

Seniors Promotional Video

High School Promotional Video

Thanks to sponsors and supporters of this program


Okotoks Recreation Centre
Sun: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Thu: 5:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri: 5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat: 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
CLOSED on all stat holidays, except Family Day and Canada Day.