Welcome to the Rural Municipality of St.Andrews in Manitoba, Canada, located about a five minute drive north of Winnipeg, Manitoba.The R.M. of St. Andrews is a great place to live, invest and raise a family.The eastern portion of the municipality runs along the Red River, to the Netley Marsh area and up along the shores of Lake Winnipeg to Winnipeg Beach.There are many beautiful waterfront properties along the river. Not only does our municipality have such scenic waterfront areas, it also has a large farming base as you go further into the rural portions of the municipality.
Being located a short distance from Winnipeg, which is a true benefit since you can get away from the busy aspect of a large city and have the feel of country life, with a less hectic lifestyle, and still be close to a busy urban area. Our municipality is truly a place that can be called home.Take a drive and see for yourself or visit our website at address below for more information on this great municipality.
Unique attractions in the area:
Captain Kennedy House - This home was built in 1866 for Captain Kennedy & is now a Provincial Heritage site. The unique Gothic Revival style makes it architecturally distinctive for the Red River area.
End of Main (Breezy Point)
Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site - This 19th century fur trading post is the oldest stone fur trading post still intact in North America featuring specialized programs daily from May to September with Halloween & Christmas tours.
River Road Heritage Parkway- This scenic drive along the west side of the Red River is the oldest road in Manitoba.
St. Andrews Airport - Opened in 1962 for flight training and air traffic it is a general aviation airport covering approximately 473 hectares of land at the south end of the municipality.
St. Andrews Church - Located on River Road. The oldest stone church in Western Canada
St. Andrews Heritage Centre & Rectory -History is coming alive at the old rectory as the Heritage Centre has moved and is offering summer programs
St. Andrews Lock & Dam – Built in 1907 it is the largest of its type in the world and was orginally built to provided for movement of goods and passengers north & south along the Red River. It was designated a Provincial Heritage site in 1990.
Recreation & Community places:
Community Halls - Many wonderful volunteers provide services & host events at Little Britain Community Hall, Matlock Recreational Club, Clandeboye Community Hall, Rossdale Community Hall, Netley Community Hall, Dunhartwood Community Hall, Croation Hall, St. Andrews Community Club, Petersfield Community Club, Clandeboye & District Recreation Association and the St.Andrews Heritage Centre.
Curling Club - There is one club located in Petersfield.
Larters Golf & Country Club - This 18-hole golf course is found in the south part of the municipality.
Netley Creek Golf & Country Club - This 18-hole golf course is found near Petersfield.
Outdoor rink in Clandeboye - Is found next to the Clandeboye Community Hall.
St. Andrews Community Club - Has an indoor ice rink as well as an outdoor one.
Hunt's Country Roadhouse
Maple Grove Tea Room -in Captain Kennedy House
Prairie Oak Regional Arts Council (“South of the Lakes Art Tour”)
Red River North Tourism committee
Contact: R.M. of St. Andrews