Strathcona Wilderness Centre

Strathcona Wilderness Centre lodge


Canoeing at Islet Lake

SWC kids camp

Kids Camp at Strathcona Wilderness Centre

SWC cook house

Cook house at Strathcona Wilderness Centre

SWC - kitchen

Lodge - kitchen

Strathcona Wilderness Centre

Ph. 780-922-3939

52535 Range Road 212, Ardrossan, AB (Mailing address: 2001 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park T8A 3W7) GPS: Lat 53.456537 Long -112.821208

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Drop-in Calendar

Updates and notices:

World Snow Day and lessons cancellations
January 16 update: Due to the predicted cold weather conditions, please note that World Snow Day (January 19) and all cross-country skiing lessons (January 18 and 19) have been cancelled.

Rentals: Cross-country ski and snowshoe equipment rentals are available from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily. All rentals are for a maximum of 3 hours, must be used at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre, and are due back by 3:30 p.m.

Register today for winter programs at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre. See the Outdoors section of the latest Recreation Guide.


Recreation Online, a new program registration system, will be replacing Click-it at the end of February. Get your Click-it account ready by logging in before January 31 to:

  • Ensure your email address is up to date
  • Record important historical information (like past swim lesson levels)
  • Clear off any account balances

Learn more about Recreation Online and what to expect.


Year-round operation hours

Monday – Sunday 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day and Easter Sunday

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.

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Last updated: Friday, January 17, 2020
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