Quality of Life Factors
Virden Health Center
The Virden Health Center provides a wide variety of services to the immediate community and to the much broader region . The Center has 25 acute care beds and is served by 5 family physicians. Services within the center include diagnostic services, emergency services, public and mental health services. Other services includes a palliative care program, occupational and physiotherapy services, dietician services, in house pharmacy services and a seniors adult day program.
Personal Care Homes
Virden and area are served by 2 personal care homes, each having 50 long term beds. The West-man Nursing Home and the Sherwood Home also offer respite care.
Virden is home to 2 elementary schools, one junior high and one high school. The schools serve the local community and provide high school services to an extended area.
Virden Collegiate Institute
Virden Collegiate Institute offers Senior One to Four classes with a diverse variety of programming including trades and technology. In addition to the normal high school diploma diplomas are also issued for Business Education and Power mechanics
Further information including the student handbook of courses can be obtained at the following website. http://www.flbsd.mb.ca/vci/website
Virden Junior High
Virden Junior High offers Grades 5 to 8 with a total of 19 teachers. Further information can be obtained at the following website.
Goulter Elementray School offers Kindergarten to Grade 4 classes. Further Information can be obtained at the following website.
Mary Montgomery School
Mary Montgomery School offers Kindergarten to Grade 4 classes. Further Information can be obtained at the following website.
The Community of Virden has several new subdivisions including the recently constructed Kenderdine Subdivision located at the southwest corner of the community.
Average house sales range from $ 50,000 up to $ 150,000 for newer homes. Rental rates range from $ 400 to $ 800 on average.
New lots in the Kenderdine Subdivision are currently priced at approximately $ 16,000. Further information about availability and pricing of lots in the Kenderdine Subdivision, can be obtained by contacting the Town Office at 204-748-2440
Police services to the Town of Virden are supplied under contract by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police through the local detachment.
Fire and Emergency Services Support is provided by the Virden- Wallace Volunteer Fire Department
24 hour 7 day ambulance service is provided through the Virden Health Center. In addition, air ambulance service is available through the local airport.
Virden is an Age Friendly Community