News Room

This page contains latest media and information releases, in date order.

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Posted June 30, 2022

New spray deck open in McPherson Park

A brand-new spray deck is now open in McPherson Park, located at 400 Regency Drive, Sherwood Park.

Posted June 28, 2022

Love Food Hate Waste Canada comes to Alberta

Love Food Hate Waste (LFHW) Canada is coming to Alberta, thanks to a new partnership with local and provincial organizations.  

Posted June 17, 2022

On-Demand Transit hits the streets of Sherwood Park

On June 26, 2022, the On-Demand Transit pilot will launch in Sherwood Park. This new service will replace the current local hourly evening and weekend service. 

Posted June 15, 2022

New water wheelchair supports spray park accessibility

Children and youth will have greater access to spray park activities with a new all-terrain, accessible water wheelchair.

Posted June 14, 2022

Public invited to open house for new regional park

Strathcona County is inviting the public to the first in-person open house for the NEW regional park on Monday, June 20 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The open house will be held in the Community Centre Agora, 401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park.

Posted June 14, 2022

Celebrate Canada Day in the heart of Strathcona County

Strathcona County’s largest annual festival returns in-person! This year’s Canada Day celebration at Broadmoor Lake Park (Oak Street, Sherwood Park) features indoor and outdoor activities for all ages, as well as live entertainment throughout the day.

Posted June 10, 2022

County offering more options to enjoy parks this summer

Summer fun continues in Strathcona County with the introduction of a new pilot disc golf course in Sherwood Park, as well as the continuation of permitting responsible alcohol consumption at designated picnic sites.

Posted June 6, 2022

What are your standards for a presentable community?

Strathcona County is inviting the community to provide feedback on a draft bylaw that establishes standards of presentation and accountability in the County.

 

Posted June 1, 2022

Strathcona County celebrates Pride Month

During the Pride month of June, Strathcona County joins in recognizing and amplifying the contributions and diversity of 2SLGBTQ+ community.

Posted May 31, 2022

Emerald Hills Leisure Centre’s upcoming closure for repairs

Emerald Hills Leisure Centre will be closed June 28 - August 5 to install a new system to address water leaks in the kids’ pool. The repairs are scheduled to be completed prior to fall swim lesson registration on August 23.