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Strathcona Wilderness Centre

Ph. 780-922-3939

52535 Range Road 212, Ardrossan, AB (Mailing address: 2001 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park T8A 3W7)

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Ski Trails are open for experienced skiers with their own equipment. SWC rentals are now available. Trail fees in effect – please stop by Ski Services to get your season pass or day pass.

Year-round operation hours

Monday – Sunday9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day and Easter Sunday

Ski & snowshoe rental hours

Monday – Sunday9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Last rental time is 2:30 p.m., and all rental equipment is due back by 3:30 p.m.

2018 RENTALS

Rentals will be open for the season starting January 6, 2018.

Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing admission and rental rates (seasonal)

  • 1. Day pass rates

    Child (2Y-12Y) – $2.50

    Youth (under 18Y) – $3.00

    Adult – $6.50

    Family – $13.30

    Senior – $4.25

  • 2. Season pass rates (November - March)

    Child (2-12 yr) – $20.00

    Youth (under 18) – $24.00

    Adult – $51.60

    Family – $106.45

    Senior – $33.25

  • 3. Spring season pass rates (February - March)

    Child (2Y-12Y) – $10.00

    Youth (under 18Y) – $12.00

    Adult – $25.75

    Family – $53.25

    Senior – $16.60

  • 4. Ski and snowshoe equipment rental rates

    Child & Youth ski package (waxless) – $12.50

    Adult ski package (waxless) – $15.50

    Performance skate ski package (skis, boots and poles) – $19.25

    All terrain snowshoes – $8.30

    Preschool skis – $3.50

    Baby glider(ski pulk)  – $3.50

    The above rentals are based on:

    • First come, first served – no reservations
    • Complete packages and partial sets available
    • Rentals for use only within the park
    • Ski equipment rental rate is for up to 3 hours
    • Baby glider and preschool skis rental rate for up to 2 hours
    • Rentals available up to 2 hours before closing
    • Skis must be returned 1 hour before closing
    • Photo ID required to rent equipment

    * all prices include GST.

  • 5. Facility accessibility

    Parking

    • accessible parking stalls (Lodge at north entrance and Information Centre-1 designated)

    Entrances

    • Lodge is accessible through exterior sidewalk and ramps
    • Information Centre: accessible entrances

    Facility

    • accessible toilets
    • equipment: sit-skis available on prior booking

    Trails

    • cross country ski trails
      • all green trails are acceptable for sit-skiers
      • lower multi-purpose trail is appropriate for beginner / low level skiers


Strathcona Wilderness Centre Trail Map

Reminder: The front gate is locked at 4:30 p.m. Please remember pets, including dogs and horses, bicycles and off-road vehicles are not permitted at the Wilderness Centre.


Disc golf (seasonal)

  • 1. Bring your own discs and play for free

    There are no fees or tee times for using our disc golf course, just bring your discs and have fun!  Don't have your own discs? Strathcona Wilderness Centre rents a variety of Innova discs from the Information Centre.

  • 2. Disc rentals

    Disc rentals are available at the Information Centre for $3.75 per disc – drivers, mid-range, and approach/putt available. Lost disc replacement cost is $15.75 per disc.

    Available during regular hours starting at 9a.m., must be returned by 4 p.m.

  • 3. Facility accessibility

    Parking

    • accessible parking stalls (Lodge at north entrance and Information Centre-1 designated)

    Entrances

    • Lodge is accessible through exterior sidewalk and ramps
    • Information Centre: accessible entrances

    Facility

    • accessible toilets
    • equipment: sit-skis available on prior booking

    Trails

    • cross country ski trails
      • all green trails are acceptable for sit-skiers
      • lower multi-purpose trail is appropriate for beginner / low level skiers


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Last updated: Friday, January 19, 2018
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