St. Luke's Chapel
An ecumenical community gathers at St. Luke's Chapel (Protestant) weekly for worship and fellowship.
- 1030 hours Sunday (Holy Communion on the first Sunday of each month).
- Sunday School
- 1030 hours at the Chapel (September to June).
- Baptism and Marriage
- Arranged by appointment with a Chaplain. Minimum notice is three months.
- Worship Team
- Practice times to be determined, flexibile timings at this point in time.
- St. Luke's Thrift Shop
- St. Luke's Thrift Shop, located directly beside St. Luke’s Chapel on Champlain Avenue, is operated by the St. Luke's congregation and aided by volunteers from the community. It has been in operation for over twenty years and serves a vital need in the community.
- The Thrift Shop carries a wide variety of good quality men's, ladies' and children's clothing as well as small household items all reasonably priced. Donations are graciously accepted.
- Profits from the Thrift Shop go to the Chapel's wider and local mission projects.
St. Mary's Chapel
St. Mary's Chapel, located in Building G-1, serves the needs of Roman Catholic personnel and their dependants in both official languages.
- 1045hrs Sunday - Bilingual
- Children's Liturgy
- During all Sunday Masses.
- Upon request.
- Please contact the Chapel Office for further details.
- Advance notice of six or more is required. A marriage preparation course is necessary. Please call the Chapel for details.
- Religious Education
- Religious education is currently postponed until September 2021. Call the Chapel for details.
- Your services and help are always required to run our many activities, apostolates and ministries. At any time of the year, the Church needs you and we are greatly appreciative.
- For further information call 506-422-2000, Ext. 4200.
CANEX at Gagetown
CANEX takes this opportunity to extend to you and your family a warm welcome to 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown and the beautiful Oromocto area.
The majority of CANEX facilities are in our mall complex located at the main entrance to the Base. Parking and access is available on the Base side or directly from the Broad Road. The following is a brief description of our outlets and services to fill your needs during your time here.
This outlet is open seven days a week and offers a large selection of merchandise including clothing, furniture, electronics and convenience groceries. You may also drop off your dry-cleaning and pick up your lottery tickets. Check out our "No Interest" credit plan available for your large purchases. For information call 506-357-2050. Online shopping is also available at CANEX.ca. Don't have your CF1 card? Go to CF1FC.ca.
Located in the CANEX complex, Building A-42, are the following concessions:
- Barber Shop
- Beauty Salon
- Real Estate:
- Gardiner Realty Royal LePage 506-357-3348
- Exit Realty Advantage 506-262-4357
- Griffin's Pub
- Massage Therapy
- Tim Hortons
- Post Office
- SISIP Financial Services (building A-41) 506-357-3666
- Two ATM machines (OMISTA Credit Union and BMO Bank of Montreal)
For your insurance and home heating oil requirements, information brochures are available from our outlets. The following telephone numbers are provided for your convenience:
- Home Heating Oil
- 1-877-441-6161 or go to https://www.canex.ca/en/hhp
- The Personal Insurance Company
Updates regarding Recreation Association programming and access to the facilities listed below can be found by following https://www.cafconnection.ca/gagetown/home.aspxor PSP Gagetown on Facebook.
Gagetown Fitness Centre
The Gagetown Fitness Centre is located in Building M-2. A major renovation/expansion of the facilities began in October 1999 and was completed in December 2000. Additions include a 200 metre indoor track, three squash courts and a wading pool with a water slide. Renovations were also done to the existing facilities. The Gagetown Fitness Centre includes:
- Swimming Pool
- Fitness Room
- Bowling Alley
- Weight Room
- Climbing Wall
- Tennis Courts
- Cardio Room
- Combat Training Room
- Family Change Room
Adjacent to the gymnasium are beautifully prepared jogging and cross-country ski trails.
5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown offers the following recreation clubs and associations for the enjoyment of its military community:
- Base Shooting
- Martial Arts
- Bowling Alley
In addition to the clubs listed above, the Recreation Association offers reduced entrance fees to various venues such as Provincial Parks, ski hills, Crystal Palace, hockey games and Kings Landing Historical Settlement. For a complete and up to date listing, call the Recreation Association at local 2749.
Weight Training and Fitness Room
The following equipment is available:
- Various free weights (including Olympic bars)
- multi station weight machines
- single station weight machines
- life-cycle, stationary bikes
- rowing machines
- tread mills
- step climbers
Location: Gagetown Fitness Centre, Building M-2.
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 0730-1500 hours only for military personnel (Public Liability Card required). Closed weekends and holidays.
Equipment Available: A wide variety of sports equipment is available for individual or unit issue. Please discuss your requirements with the Sports Storesman at 506-422-2000, extension 2927 or 3692.
Location: CANEX Complex.
Period of Operation: Early July to end of August.
Location: Outdoors adjacent the Fitness Centre, Building M-2.
Period/Hours of Operation: May to October
Equipment: Can be obtained from duty staff in the Fitness Centre.
Location: CANEX Complex.
Allocations are listed on the arena schedule. Ice time is assigned to 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown leagues and Intersection Programs, and limited time is available to local user groups.
Gage Golf and Curling Association
Location: Fraser Avenue - Town of Oromocto.
Golf Club: 18-hole course operates May to October. Memberships and green fees are available at very affordable rates.
Curling Club: Four sheets operate approximately October to April. Various leagues are available throughout the season.
The GAGE Golf and Curling Association is a new multi-purpose building that provides clubhouse facilities for golfers and curlers. The main floor features a licensed bar and snack counter. The lower level is used as an assembly room with its own licensed bar. Additional information is available from the Club Manager at 506-357-3002.
5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown has created an intricate series of beautiful wooded trails which depart from behind the fitness centre and allow for you to get a little closer to nature as you exercise. One trail, approximately 1.75 kilometres in distance with six stations located throughout the trail offers both cardiopulmonary and muscular endurance training and is now lighted allowing for later evening activity. Seasonally there are trails available for runners, walkers, bikers and skiers to enjoy.
Also located at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown is our ski lodge, Lindsay Valley. This facility has eight different groomed Nordic ski trails.
The Dental Clinic is located in Building A-47. Dental treatment is provided by 1 Dental Unit Detachment Gagetown, which is a lodger unit under the control of 1 Dental Unit Ottawa.
Clinic operating hours are: Monday to Friday from 0730 to 1200 hours and 1300 to 1600 hours. Sick parade is held Monday to Friday at 0730 hours.
To cancel or rebook an appointment please call 506-422-2000 local 2235.
Emergency treatment for relief of pain is available anytime. After hours, emergency treatment is available by contacting the duty dental officer cell phone at 506-449-0731. If there is no response within 15 minutes, the duty dental assistant can be contacted, cell phone 506-292-9411. If there is no answer, contact the 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown Duty Officer at local 1491 or 506-449-0022.
Comprehensive dental treatment is provided by dental officers and auxiliaries whose purpose is to deliver the best possible service to our patients. Some specialist services are available at the Dental Clinic while other appointments may be referred to 1 Dental Unit Detachment Halifax.
Dependants of military members are not treated at the military Dental Clinic; however, ample civilian services are available both in Oromocto and Fredericton. Most local Dentists are familiar with the CF Dependants Dental Care Program. Claim forms are available from unit Orderly Rooms.
For all emergencies dial 911
Any person discovering a fire in 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown or in the PMQ area shall:
- take action to evacuate the danger area;
- activate the nearest fire alarm or telephone the Fire Department (on Base 911 or PMQs 911) and describe the exact location of the fire;
- use any available equipment to control the fire to minimize its spreading. Do not endanger lives or risk injury unnecessarily; and
- remain at the scene to direct fire-fighters to the location of the fire.
When an evacuation is sounded, all personnel will secure classified material and make an immediate and orderly exit and report to an assembly point clear of the building where they will provide their full co-operation with the fire department.
All personnel are responsible for reading Fire Orders.
POL and Hazmat Response - 506-422-2000 Ext. 2106
All petroleum, oils and lubricants (POL) and hazardous materials (Hazmat) spill responses at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown are coordinated through Base Fire Services.
To report a POL/Hazmat incident, call the 24-hour number which is extension 2106. Be prepared to provide as much of the following information as possible:
- Telephone number
- Building or grid location of spill
- Product spilled (if known)
- Amount of product (if known)
- Safety and environmental concerns (if known)
Ensure the safety of all persons and remain at the site to direct fire or first responder personnel to the location.
Notification of spills occurring in the training area will be forwarded to the Fire Hall through Range Control.
Residential Housing Units
Residential Housing Units
5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown's 1496 Residential Housing Units (RHUs) are located within the boundaries of the Town of Oromocto. In addition to the By-Laws of the Town of Oromocto, occupants of RHUs must comply with the provisions of DAOD 5024-0, DND Living Accommodation and the Canadian Forces Housing Agency License Agreement.
The Canadian Forces Housing Agency (CFHA) manages military housing on behalf of the Department of National Defence and locally works very closely with the 5th Canadian Division Support Group Personnel Support Services Branch. The CFHA office is located in building F-20 at 15 Hazen Crescent, Oromocto.
Inquiries can be directed to 506-446-3930, faxed to 506-446-3928 or sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Brunswick Military Family Resource Centre
A45 St Lawrence Ave
Oromocto, NB E2V 4J5
Phone: 506-422-2000 ext. 3352
Serving all Military Families in New Brunswick
Welcome to the New Brunswick Military Family Resource Centre! We recognize that families come in all shapes and sizes. The New Brunswick Military Family Resource Centre (NBMFRC) is here to work with you and your family. Whether you just heard that you are coming to New Brunswick or are new to the area, or have lived here for a long time, you will enjoy the many programs, activities and special events available to you and your family. A family is made up of individuals who support you, the serving member.The NBMFRC recognizes that family units are extremely varied, including single members, couples without children, couples with children, parents of serving members, empty nesters, pet owners, and any variations of the above.Please know that we provide services, support, information and referrals for ALL types of families.We may have a licensed daycare onsite, but our building also houses supports and program areas for all ages and family dynamics.
To support the well-being of Military Families by responding to their evolving needs and celebrating their strengths.
Empowered and connected Military Families
Who We Are
The NBMFRC is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life for military families. A volunteer Board of Directors comprised of a minimum of 51% military spouses, Canadian Armed Forces members and Ex-Officio members govern our organization. The Centre's main source of funding is provided through a partnership with Military Family Services (MFS), and 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown. Additional funding is realized through user fees, donations, fundraisers, federal and provincial grants and contributions from our community.
MFRCs are individual non-profits and though we all share 4 mandated service delivery components, we function independently from one another. This allows us to cater specifically to the needs of our families residing in New Brunswick, and form collaborative partnerships with local service providers to enhance the programs and services we are able to offer.This means that although you may receive certain programs and services from us, the official job titles and community needs in other service areas may call upon their MFRCs to do things a little differently. Ultimately, we are grateful for the individuality this independence allows us, as we are able to listen to the suggestions from our members and their families, and tailor our approaches to suit their unique needs.
- Welcome and Community Integration
- GMFRC Welcome Program
- Posting Education
- Information & Referral
- Community Guide and Calendars
- Working with Reserve Units
- Employment and Education Assistance
- Career exploration assistance
- Job Search support
- Resume writing & translation
- Interview practice
- Networking information and support
- Employment insurance information
- Self-employment information and referral
- Education and training information
- Job Search Newsletter
- Personal Growth and Development Programs
- Self Care & Self Improvement Workshops
- Second Language Services
- For Military Spouses
Deployment & Family Support
- Outreach, Information, Support and Assistance to Families of Deployed CF Members
- Children' & Adult Deployment Program
- Pre-Deployment & Reunion
- Pre-Deployment & Reunion Briefings
- Coffee Evenings
- Free Deployment Childcare
- Free Overseas Mail Drop-Off Location
- Special Events
- Warm Heart Line Telephone Support
- Education and Prevention
- Self-Help Groups
- Assessment and Referral
- Short-Term Intervention and Crisis Support
Child & Youth Development & Parenting Support
- Activities and Initiatives for Children & Youth
- Early Childhood Programs @ NBMFRC
- Children’s Programs @ NBMFRC
- Preteen & Teen Programs @ Youth Centre located at 135 St Lawrence Ave. Tel: 446-5157
- Parent/Caregiver Education and Support
- Emergency Child Care
- Casual Child Care
- Child Care; Summer Day Camp; After School Program
Volunteer Leadership & Community Development
- Various Volunteer Placements
- Orientation, Training & Skill Development
- Recognition Activities
- Opportunities to Share Skills
- Board of Directors
- Youth Core
Military History Museum
New Brunswick Military History Museum
The mission of the New Brunswick Military History Museum is to acquire, conserve, research, exhibit, and interpret artefacts and archival documents that illustrate the history and heritage of the military forces in New Brunswick, and New Brunswickers at war, during peacetime, and on UN/NATO duty to Canadian Armed Forces personnel and to the public at large.
The New Brunswick Military History Museum showcases the rich military history of New Brunswick dating from the mid-17th century to the present day. Visitors can step back in time and explore this heritage through interactive and life-sized exhibits. Join us and discover our military’s stories of triumph and sacrifice.
- guided tours
- educational programs
- reference library
- historical research
- Wolastoq Conference Room
- Patronage Wall commemoration plaques
Accessible to military personnel as well as members of the public. Hours vary seasonally.
In order to tell our story, we rely on donations of uniforms, weapons, medals, books, photographs and other artifacts. Items from the 1700s to present day are required from all elements; Army, Navy and Airforce. Provenance – known history of the item such as owner or use – helps us fit the item into the story line and greatly increases its value both to the museum and to Canadian military history.
Although we receive partial funding as a military museum, funds required for routine operations must be generated from local resources. This includes grants and donations from interested organizations and individuals. Donations may be used for a variety of purposes including hiring staff and helping to pay for a new facility. Tax receipts will be issued for any amount over $10.00.
Your support is greatly appreciated.
506-422-2000 ext. 1304
Building A5, Walnut St.
5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown
Oromocto, New Brunswick E2V 3J4
Military Post Office
Mail service at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown is provided by Military Post Office (MPO) 102.
MPO 102 provides most of the services offered by Canada Post and is open to base personnel and their dependants as well as to the local community.
The post office is located in the Canex building and hours of operation are 0800-l600 hours Monday through Friday.
Mail is delivered to addressees through units by using the following address format:
Service Number, Rank, Initials and Surname
5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown
PO Box 17000 Stn Forces
Oromocto NB E2V 4J5
Further information may be obtained by contacting the post office at 506-422-2000, local 3182
Since 1969, SISIP Financial Services (SISIP FS) has been providing financial products and services exclusively to the military community. SISIP FS strives to provide serving and former Canadian Forces (CF) members and their families with the best financial solutions, by planning products and services tailored to the unique lifestyle of the CF community.
SISIP FS has a vast network of financial professionals in 18 offices located on most of the major bases/wings across Canada. You may wish to contact our local office (just past the entrance in the parking lot across from the CANEX mall ), where we will be pleased to provide further information on our comprehensive services and assist you with any of your financial needs.
- Term Life and Disability Insurance
- Financial Planning
- Financial Counselling
- Financial Education Program
- Loans and grants through Soldier On Trust and Bank of Montreal.
Pipes and Drums
Pipes and Drums
The 5 Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown (CDSB) Pipes and Drums is a military pipe band located on 5 CDSB Gagetown in Oromocto, New Brunswick. They provide top quality musical performance on behalf of the 5th Canadian Division of the Canadian Army in support of ceremonies, parades, functions, and events on base, across Canada as well as internationally. The band is run by two full-time members of the Pipes and Drums trade; a Pipe Major and Drum Instructor. These positions are regular force positions filled by CAF members who pass an audition and application process to ensure the highest musical standard. The main body of the group includes serving CAF members of various trades, Veterans, and civilians who volunteer their time to take part in band performances and improve their musical skills. Many band members are also active members of the pipes and drums community, competing in solo and band events in North America and Scotland throughout the year. The band is sometimes accompanied by highland dancers to further enrich performances with highland culture. 5 CDSB Gagetown Pipes and Drums appears at the courtesy of Commanding Officer of Personnel Support Services Branch, 5th Canadian Division Support Group.
5 CDSB Gagetown Pipes and Drums
att: Pers Sp Svcs, 5 CDSB Gagetown
PO Box 17000, Oromocto, NB E2V 4J5
Phone: 506-422-2000, Ext. 2528 or 7126
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