Beware of thin ice

March 11, 2015

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Residents urged to stay off ponds and lakes

Due to the warmer weather, all outdoor rinks, including rinks on stormwater ponds, are now closed for the season. The spring ice is unstable and unsafe on all bodies of water. Everyone is urged to stay off the ice.

Please take proper care and be smart around ice-covered bodies of water. Always obey all posted signs; safety on ice is a personal responsibility.

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

For indoor skating opportunities visit the online drop-in recreation calendar.

Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of more than 92,000 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