Sylvan Lake, Alberta is a family fun destination any time of the year.
Sylvan Lake is in Central Alberta, ~ 25 km from Red Deer, and mid way between Calgary (~160 km from downtown Calgary) & Edmonton (~160 km from downtown Edmonton), making it a perfect place for a day trip or a weekend trip from both these cities. Sylvan Lake is the name of both the lake and the town that situated on the edge of the lake.
This article lists the Town of Sylvan Lake attractions. For things to do at the 15 km long fresh water Lake – Sylvan Lake, to know more about the Lake, its sandy beaches, the campgrounds, and fishing rules, see Sylvan Lake
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Things to do at Sylvan Lake
Phone: (403) 887-3800
12:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the operating season.
Full Day Adult $35.00 ; Full Day Junior $25.00( 4 ft and restrictions)
Family Special (4 immediate members) $95.00; Grounds Pass $10.00
Parking : $ 15.00 (All day)
2. Lakeside G0-Karts & Mini Golf
This is place where everybody can enjoy, after a go at the Lake. There are Mini Golf, go-karts, bumper cars & kiddie rides.
Address : 5324 Lakeshore Drive (just west of the Marina), Sylvan Lake.
Ph:(403)887-3190. GPS coordinates : 52.312906,-114.108254
Hours: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM. For more information see here
3. Bonavista Fine Art Inc
Take your time perusing over 250 pieces of original art at Bonavista Fine Art, a commercial art gallery and studio showcasing local artists work, and offering affordable art to the public.
Address :5037 50 Street, Sylvan Lake.
Ph:403-864-6000. GPS coordinates : Lat: 52.3094406 Lon: -114.0968704
Hours: Wednesday – Friday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm For more information see here
Be adventurous and try flyboarding. Rates vary from $119 for half an hour to $219 for an hour lesson. (Extra fees may apply.)
For complete details Alberta Flyboard
5. Incline Industries Indoor Skate & BMX Park
Ride your skateboards, bikes, or scooters on the various ramps and rails of the indoor park.
Monday to Saturday : 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sunday: noon – 7:00 PM
Admission: $5.00 on weekdays , $6.00 on weekends.
More about Indoor Skate & BMX Park
6. Sylvan Lake Paintball
Open from Spring until the snow sticks around for the winter.
Admission: Various options available – Basic package – $18.00/ 100 rounds
More about Sylvan Lake Paintball
7. Sylvan Lake Marina
This boat launch has concrete launch, dock and parking.
5220 Lakeshore Dr,Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1E8.
To rent boats and accessories :
Sunsport Recreation, a water rental establishment which rents boats, sea doo’s and accessories is located at 5104 lakeshore dr. Sylvan Lake Alberta. (403)887-7368. GPS coordinates : 52.31003,-114.100255. More details about Sunsport Recreation and rates.
You can also rent boats from Manta Water Sports.
8. Golf Courses
5331 Lakeshore Drive, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1E8, Phone :403.887.6695
GPS coordinates : +52.311653,-114.105445/ + 52° 18′ 41.25″, -114° 6′ 20.68″ Click on the coordinates for google map directions.
For members, there is a campsite at the 19th hole Campground. See for directions to the Golf course here
b. Top O’ The Hill Golf Course
2 1/2 miles north of Sylvan Lake, Sylvan Lake, AB T4S 1S6. Phone: 403.887.2766
For rates see here
c. Meadow Lands Golf Club
Located at the corner of Hwy 11 and Hwy 781 in Sylvan Lake. Phone : 403-887-5100
GPS coordinates: 52.283532,-114.095832
For rates see here.
There is a Campground at Meadowlands Golf Club with 98 powered sites. Each site includes 30 amp power, sewer, water, a picnic table and a fire pit. Firewood is available for purchase at the clubhouse.
d. Lake Wood Golf Resort
Located at one and a half kilometers north of the traffic circle at the Sylvan Lake junction of Highway 11A and Highway 20.
Phone (403) 887-2477. GPS coordinates : 52.332087,-114.058886
See for more details – here
1. 1913 days
1913 Days is an annual celebration of Sylvan Lake’s birthday
When and Where?
June of each year ; All around the Town
2. Canada Day Fireworks
July 1, at dusk, Sylvan Lake Provincial Park.
2016 – Friday, July 1,2016 | 11:00 PM – 11:15 PM – Details
3. Summer Sensation Beach Music Festival
Two day, family‐friendly music festival.
When and Where?
2016 – TBA
July 10 & 11, 2015 @ Centennial Park in Sylvan Lake. See for more details here
4. Art in the Park
Various free performing arts events that is fun for the whole family.
When and Where ?
Wednesdays, July 20 – August 10, 2016 | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM at Centennial Park, Lakeshore Drive
5. Jazz at the Lake
Jazz at the Lake is an ongoing Jazz music series.
When and Where ?
Ongoing – Various Dates and takes place at various venues around Sylvan Lake. See for more details here
5. Slide the City
Slip and Slide on water slide over 1000 ft long!
When and Where ?
Saturday, August 6, 2016 | 9:00 AM till dusk @ 50 St & Sylvan Dr, Sylvan Lake – Details