The Town of Sylvan Lake, one of Canada’s fastest growing communities!
Resident Focused – Visitor Friendly
Sylvan Lake is a youthful and bustling community ideally located halfway between Edmonton and Calgary – 90 minutes either way – mere minutes from Red Deer, and just an hour from the Rocky Mountains. This resort community is home to a permanent population of nearly 15,000 people. Sylvan Lake’s economy is fuelled by several key growth industries; oil and gas extraction, retail trade, healthcare and social assistance, construction, and public administration. The town boasts outstanding facilities and amenities, residential neighborhoods, and public, separate and private schools. Recreation enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of golf courses, exciting watersports, boating/yachting, an award-winning aquatic centre, beautiful green spaces, walking trails, snowmobiling, hockey, and family dining experiences. Sylvan Lake is an ideal community for all ages and interests.
As of 2015, the town has two medical clinics with a total of 12 doctors. Sylvan Lake is one of nine identified communities in Alberta to construct a Family Care Centre (FCC) in order to service local area healthcare needs. In May of 2014, the Urgent Care Committee began extensive work on the required business plan. Core medical services that the committee has lobbied for includes:
medical assistance for non-life threating injuries
extended hours from 7:00am – 10:00pm, seven days a week in one consistent location
access to Lab and X-Ray
staffed by Doctors, nurses, and other appropriate health professionals
Drop in and visit Sylvan Lake, we’ll give you a tour of our growing community! www.sylvanlake.ca