Category: Recreation Services

Office Closure – Family Day

A reminder that our offices will be closed on Monday, February 21, 2022, for the Family Day holiday. This includes the Administration Office, the Public Works Shop, and Family & Community Support Services. Our After-Hours Municipal Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will be in service to assist with utility outages or emergencies. Please be safe and enjoy…

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2022 Seasonal Campsites – Open January 4th

Applications will be accepted for Seasonal Campsites at Forfar and Hope Lake campgrounds beginning January 4, 2022. In accordance with Athabasca County Policy 7630, residents of the County shall have first choice of selecting campsites. Should the requests for seasonal sites not exceed the number available, sites will be allocated on a first come first…

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Heritage Day Office Closure

All Athabasca County offices, including Public Works and Family and Community Support Services, will be closed on Monday, August 2nd for Heritage Day. The After Hours Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will be in operation on August 2, 2021 for concerns related to municipal water and sewer services. Be safe and enjoy the holiday!

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Canada Day Office Closure

All Athabasca County offices, including Public Works and Family and Community Support Services, will be closed on Thursday, July 1 for Canada Day. The After Hours Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will be in operation on July 1, 2021 for concerns related to municipal water and sewer services. Be safe and enjoy the Canada Day holiday!

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Office Closure – Family Day

Just a reminder that our offices will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2021, for the Family Day holiday. This includes Administration, the Public Works Shop, and Family & Community Support Services. Please be safe and enjoy the weekend!

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2021 Seasonal Campsites – Apply Now

2021 Seasonal Campsite Applications are now being accepted for Forfar Recreation Park and Hope Lake Campground! In accordance with Athabasca County Policy 7630, residents of the County shall have first choice of selecting campsites. Should the requests for seasonal sites not exceed the number available, sites will be allocated on a first come first serve…

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Pool Donation – Summer Village of West Baptiste

Summer Village of West Baptiste Mayor Keith Wilson and Councillor Linda Cargill present Multiplex General Manager Kelsea Brown, Athabasca Regional Multiplex Society Board Member/Athabasca County Reeve Larry Armfelt, and Chair of the Athabasca Regional Multiplex Society/Town of Athabasca Councillor Rob Balay, with a cheque for $15,000. The donation will be used for the aquatic centre…

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Canada Day Office Closure

All Athabasca County offices, including Public Works and Family and Community Support Services, will be closed on Wednesday, July 1 for Canada Day. The After Hours Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will be in operation on July 1, 2020 for concerns related to municipal water and sewer services. Be safe and enjoy the Canada Day holiday!

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Campground Bookings Open Today

Athabasca County Council has authorized the opening of Forfar Park and Hope Lake Campground on July 1, 2020. Campground managers and staff have been hired to run the facilities and will be taking bookings for the remainder of the camping season. As of June 24, 2020, bookings can be made by calling the campgrounds directly:…

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County Campgrounds will reopen in July

The two biggest of Athabasca County’s campgrounds will reopen for campers on July 1, 2020. The decision to reopen Forfar Recreational Park and Hope Lake Campground for overnight camping was made at the Athabasca County Regular Public Works Meeting on June 16, 2020. Boat launches, beaches, group sites, day-use areas, and regular campsites will once…

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