Frequently Asked Questions

Meetings and Community FAQs

No, you do not need to be a member to attend meetings. Our Club is open to everyone, so come as you are!

If you become a regular, we encourage you to consider becoming a member to help support the Club’s mission. As a Club member, your monthly or annual pledges ensure the operating expenses are covered so we can always be open for those that need us.

We are usually open at least 15 minutes or more before the scheduled meeting times listed (See our meeting times here). We are open 365 days a year. Yes, this includes holidays!

Club COVID Hours


Morning meetings:
6:45 am to 8:15 am
Noon meetings:
11:45 am to 1:15 pm
Evening meetings:
Mon 5:00 pm to 10:15 pm
Tue 6:00 pm to 10:15 pm
Wed 6:30 pm to 10:15 pm
Thur 7:00 pm to 10:15 pm
Fri 6:00 pm to 10:15 pm


Saturday early meetings:
8:45 am to 1:15 pm
Saturday  evening meetings:
6:45 pm to 10:15 pm

Sunday early meetings:
9:45 am to 3:15 pm
Sunday  evening meetings:
6:45 pm to 9:45 pm

Open meetings are open to the public, including observing non-participants. Closed meetings exclude students or professionals who want to come in to observe for their college class or job.

If you are unsure about what meeting might be best for you, please ask the manager on duty either over the phone or in person, and they will be happy to help plug you into the meeting that suits you and your interests. Give us a call today at (780) 423-1807.

The different names just speak to the theme of the meeting and or are mostly nicknames. You are welcome to attend all our meetings!  

There is no required fee to attend meetings.  However, it is traditional that each group being fully self-supporting, the groups generally pass a basket for donations to cover the room rent. Do not feel obligated, but when you feel so moved, please give as you are able.

Yes! We encourage people to spend time in the Club together! Come and hang out in our Club and enjoy the music, free WiFi, and fellowship! We encourage and welcome everyone to come and kick back in our Lounge Area if it helps you stay sober.

Immediate Help FAQs

Yes! Please call the Edmonton Central Office 24 hour AA Hotline at (780) 424-5900.

You can call 1-866-332-2322 for immediate assistance. This ‘Addiction Helpline’, from Alberta Health Services is free, confidential, and available 24 hours, every day of the year.

Contact 211 Alberta. 211 is an essential service that helps Albertans find the right resource or service for whatever issue they need help with, at the right time. 211 is available 24/7 by phone (call 2-1-1), text (text INFO to 211) or chat (chat with 211). The service is free, confidential and available in over 170 languages over the phone.

Support and Funding FAQs

If it’s a program that we already host, simply email one of our On Premise managers at

Email our staff at with your proposed program that you would like to start. Your email will forward your proposal to the Board for approval. As a rule, the Club only supports programs that address the life-threatening disease of addiction/alcoholism and or those affected (family and friends) by addiction/alcoholism.

Yes! We welcome your talents, skills, and support! If you have an ability (graphic design, data entry, handyman, etc.) that you think the Club could benefit from, please reach out. We also welcome volunteer support in our Club Kitchen during our specialty events and they are a great opportunity to get to know our fellowship! For more information about how you can help, please contact our on premise Manager or email us at

No. The Club relies entirely on private donations to support its mission.

We are in the “business of people” but it takes funds to keep our doors open and offer the amenities (staffing, licensing, insurance, etc.) that we do. With your support, we are grateful to keep our doors open daily as much as we can. Our fundraisers ensure our ability to maintain Club operations.


No, they are not the same. AA is a fellowship of people dedicated to recovering from alcoholism. Alano Clubs were founded in order to give AA groups a more permanent place to meet. These are two separate organizations; Alano Clubs support AA meetings and other addiction recovery-focused groups.

Yes. All programs and participants that we host do so honor anonymity.

You can sign up in our Club Office or online. You can either sign up for $120.00 a year or pay $10.00 a month. Membership benefits include free coffee and tea! Membership is not required to attend meetings.

Simply email one of our on premise managers at, and they will help you cancel your membership.

We believe there are many roads to recovery, and the best program is the one that keeps you sober — even if that’s different for everyone. We value all routes to recovery, celebrate all the programs, and cheer on everyone in recovery.

Yes, our club is located on ground level at 10728 124 Street NW, Edmonton Alberta. It is wheel chair accessible through both the 124 Street and the back alley entrances!

We’ll Save A Seat For You

“The roads to recovery are many, and the resolution of alcoholism by any method should be a cause for celebration by AA members.” — Bill Wilson

Meeting List

See our list of groups and their meeting times.


We host a variety of programs which can be of assistance to you. Find a supportive group here.


See our list of other community resources.

Sobriety Calculator

Check how long you’ve been sober!


Find answers to some common questions.

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