A small group of kids and two adults outdoors, looking at a plant through a magnifying glass

There are lots of free activities to enjoy this summer. Outdoors, indoors, registered and drop-in opportunities.

Registered programs for families 

Free, fun and engaging programs to build on social emotional skills and promote positive growth and development.

Featured events

Check the Family and Community Services Online Program Guide for more programs and activities to help us take care of ourselves and those we love.

Planning your summer

Here is a calendar listing our 2022 summer programs (675.4 KB)  for you to download and print. 


You need to pre-register for many of the opportunities listed in the calendar below. Click on the event link for more information.


Scheduled free activities

View all events in the community calendar


Outdoor opportunities

Explore Strathcona County's extensive trail system.
 

Learn more about the Beaverhills Biosphere and explore its trails and parks.

Take your dog for a walk in of the County's well maintained, off-leash areas.

Go for a nature walk at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre. (Dogs not permitted.)

Everybody Gets to Play, Play Days. Free, outdoor family friendly activities scheduled throughout the year. Check the calendar.

Find a park or playground in your neighbourhood or venture somewhere you've never been before.

Explore Strathcona County's extensive trail system.
 

Learn more about the Beaverhills Biosphere and explore its trails and parks.


Art in the County

Check out the paintings, sculptures and other treasures in Strathcona County's extensive Art Collection. Discover our collection of public art using the online map or view the entire collection, which includes 46 works by youth.

Gallery @501

Several works of art displayed in Gallery's street-facing window

Admission to Strathcona County's art gallery, Gallery@501, is free (suggested donation only). Gallery@501 is located in the Community Centre (Sherwood Park) and have scheduled new exhibits and programs throughout the year. 

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Last updated: Thursday, June 30, 2022
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