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.
You may like to Experience the scenic lake in a heated pod tour. Ice fish in style in a fully stocked Ice Hut and more with Cool Toyz ATV Rental and Guided lake tours.
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
November 29 & 30, 2019
Festival at Sylvan Lake Multiplex.
7. Sylvan Lake Santa Claus Parade & Christmas Fireworks
Parade: Saturday, November 30, 2019 | 05:00 PM – Details
Christmas Fireworks : 06:15 PM
Join us along 47 Avenue, 50 Street and Lakeshore Drive for the annual Santa Clause Parade.
Christmas Fireworks: Downtown with fireworks setup on the Pier.
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8. 2020 New Year’s Day Fireworks
January 1, 2020 at 7:00 PM – 07:30 PM – Details.
Sylvan Lake Pier, 5000 Lakeshore Drive, Sylvan Lake
9. Sylvan Lake Winterfest 2020
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 and stay for the fireworks.– Details
When and where: February of each year during family weekend at Sylvan Lake Pier and lakeshore (50th Street and Lakeshore Drive)
2020 Festival – Family Day Weekend: February 14 to 17, 2020
10. Polar Bear Dip
For families and friends to play hockey with no boards, no refs and no goalies. – Details
When and where?
Saturday, February 15, 2020
$22.00 Registration Fee (you must pre-register and the minimum charity donation required to participate is $100.00)