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Archive: August

Posted August 25, 2021

Back to school: supporting local students and families

Strathcona County is joining parents, caregivers, teachers and school staff to help support students returning to school on September 1, 2021.

Posted August 12, 2021

Community invited to Q and A with local Gold Olympic Medallist Kelsey Mitchell

The community is invited to attend an outdoor Q&A with 2020 Tokyo Olympic Gold Medallist Kelsey Mitchell on Saturday, August 14 at 2:30 p.m. at Emerald Hills Regional Park (4501 Emerald Drive, Sherwood Park).

Posted August 9, 2021

Wildcats Football Club to play 2021 season home games at Emerald Hills Regional Park


Strathcona County and the Wildcats Football Club are proud to announce the Wildcats will be playing their 2021 season home games at the Emerald Hills Regional Park between August 28 and October 23, 2021.


Posted August 6, 2021

Strathcona County recognizes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Following the recently passed legislation to make September 30 a federal statutory holiday, Strathcona County will also observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Posted August 4, 2021

New recreation planning tool supports community COVID recovery efforts

A new online tool will help plan visits to indoor recreation facilities.