Each year, the County completes construction projects in support of the Recreation and Culture Strategy.

Projects include a range of amenities, from new trails, gazebos and picnic shelters, to basketball courts, skate parks and playground expansions.

Construction site of a new basketball court

New picnic shelters

Gazebos and picnic shelters provide a welcoming space for social gatherings and improve safety and accessibility, while offering shade and shelter from the elements.

2024 locations:

  • Rainbow Park
  • Abbey Park

Construction will be underway from July to September.

Wes Hosford playground expansion

Wes Hosford School Parent Council have partnered with Strathcona County through the Community Partnership Process to expand the existing playground.

This project will add more accessible and inclusive equipment, including sensory features, a climbing structure, and a disc swing with rubber surface beneath for universal accessibility.

Construction will be underway in July and August.

Concept rendering of new playground

New trail construction

Multi-use trails provide residents with opportunities to actively connect to surrounding neighbourhoods and experience a greater quality of life.

2024 locations:

  • Baseline Road from Clarkdale Boulevard to Highway 21
  • Valley Point Trail
  • Baileys Trail

See the CountyWorks web map for exact locations.

Streetscape revitalization

This program seeks to beautify arterial roadways within Sherwood Park and rural hamlets. These projects provide a healthier looking, greener community that can instill a sense of community pride for residents and visitors.

2024 location:

  • Median planting on Baseline Road from Clover Bar Road to Hwy 21

Improvements will be underway in July and August.

Further information:

Construction inquiries
Transportation Engineering and Operations
Phone: 780-417-7100
Email: transportation@strathcona.ca

Last updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Page ID: 51585