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Residents urged to stay off ice


February 15, 2017

Residents urged to stay off ice

Due to warmer weather, Strathcona County residents are urged to stay safe and keep off all stormwater ponds.

The ice conditions are unstable and unsafe on all bodies of water. Please take proper care and be smart around ice-covered bodies of water. Residents are asked to remind family and friends to obey all posted signs; safety on ice is a personal responsibility.

Designated Strathcona County outdoor skating rinks are closed when the ice is unsafe or the temperature is warmer than 5°C. Residents can sign up for outdoor rink status email notifications.

For more information on ice safety, call the Lifesaving Society Alberta and Northwest Territories at 780-415-1755.

For indoor skating opportunities or call 780-467-2211.

Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of almost 96,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.

 

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Contact:

Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595