Winter Activities in Sylvan Lake, Alberta
During winter, Mother Nature transforms Sylvan Lake into an outdoor all ages winter activity centre, making Sylvan Lake, A Town for all Seasons.
Here are the few suggestions for things to do during winter in Sylvan Lake, Alberta
1. Ice skating & Skiing
Enjoy Skating & skiing on the Sylvan Lake – Sylvan Lake has two large skating rinks set up for ice skating.
Try the unique and rewarding experience of snowmobiling on the frozen lake. Snowmobiling is permitted only at the Sylvan lake and not anywhere else.
3. Ice Fishing
Be an ice angler and get ready for ice fishing (Open: Dec 11 – Mar 31) on Sylvan lake – one of the best ice fishing locations in Alberta. See Regulations here
4. Incline Industries Indoor Skate & BMX Park
Skateboard, BMX, and scooter indoors in winter. More about the park.
5. Aquatic Centre
Don’t let the fact that it is freezing outside stop you from a relaxing swim at the Sylvan Lake Aquatic centre.
6. Spirit of Sylvan Yuletide Festival 2016
Light up the Lake Christmas Celebrations 2016 – Welcome the season with Market, kids zone, entertainment, Christmas firew0rks, carols & more! Details
November 25, 2016 10:00 until November 26, 2016 16:00
Festival at Sylvan Lake Multiplex.
7. Sylvan Lake Santa Claus Parade & Christmas Fireworks 2016
Parade: Friday, November 25, 2016 – 7:00 PM – Details
Christmas Fireworks : 08:15 PM @ Downtown with fireworks setup on the Pier.
Breakfast with Santa: Saturday, November 26, 2016 | 8:30 AM– 10:00 AM or 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM @Fox Run Gym.
Get tickets ($5.00) for the Breakfast
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8. 2017 New Year’s Day Fireworks
January 1, 2017 at 7:00 PM – 07:30 PM – Details.
Sylvan Lake Pier, 5000 Lakeshore Drive, Sylvan Lake
9. Sylvan Lake Winterfest 2017
A celebration of snow and ice which features the showcase event Polar Bear Dip, where people can jump into a freezing cold lake for a charity of their choice.The Family Day weekend offers fun for the whole family at Winterfest. Come on down to the lake and enjoy a day of outdoor activities. Running all afternoon, the event is topped off with a fireworks show at 7 pm – it is sure to be a day to remember. – Details
When and where: February of each year during family weekend at Sylvan Lake Pier and lakeshore (50th Street and Lakeshore Drive)
2017 Festival – February 17 – 20, 2017
Polar Dip: Saturday, February 18, 2017 | 01:00 PM at West side of the Pier. $20.00 to register.
Fireworks: Saturday, February 18, 2017 | 07:00 PM
10. 2017 Sylvan Lake Pond Hockey Tournament
For families and friends to play hockey with no boards, no refs and no goalies. – Details
When and where?
2017 – TBA