Summer tips

As we adjust to life with few restrictions, it's time to find activities according to our comfort levels. There is plenty to chose from: self-directed, online, in-person, indoors and outdoors.

The warm months may be the perfect time to find new or favourite leisure destinations in the County, start that home project or work on the garden. Here are a few things to help you plan. 

Summer destinations

Man paddle boarding on lake

Strathcona County is an up and coming choice as a tourism destination. From weekend visits to staycations, there’s always something new to discover in the county.

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Recreation and events

You may choose to find an in-person recreation program, or get ready for visiting one of our recreation centres - bookings may be required: know before you go.

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Being ready, safely 

We re-opened our facilities. Safely.

 

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Summer around your house

There are also lots of great things you can do this summer around the house. Backyard oasis? Gardening? Home improvement project? Check out some ideas!

Mother looking at toddler enjoying freshly picked beets

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Caring for your home and property

In case of flooding

When there is an immediate threat of flood to homes, businesses or roadways, residents should contact 780-417-7100. For all other concerns, please submit an inquiry through County Connect: 

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Summer is also a time for...

Roasting marshmallows

Do it safely! Learn about spring and summer safety tips, help prevent fires and enjoy a perfect Smore!

 

Check also: How to prepare your family for an emergency

Living with wildlife

As we spend more time outside, you may see more wildlife. Learn about common wildlife in Strathcona County and how to manage issues on your property.

 

Check also: Ways to reduce odours on your property to help keep pests away

Road maintenance

Construction season is here! Learn more about urban and rural road projectspotholesroadside vegetation control and construction zone safety.

 

Check also: Regulations when parking your RV or trailer

Roasting marshmallows

Do it safely! Learn about spring and summer safety tips, help prevent fires and enjoy a perfect Smore!

 

Check also: How to prepare your family for an emergency

Living with wildlife

As we spend more time outside, you may see more wildlife. Learn about common wildlife in Strathcona County and how to manage issues on your property.

 

Check also: Ways to reduce odours on your property to help keep pests away

Road maintenance

Construction season is here! Learn more about urban and rural road projectspotholesroadside vegetation control and construction zone safety.

 

Check also: Regulations when parking your RV or trailer

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Last updated: Wednesday, July 28, 2021
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