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aerial view of Sherwood Park

Live in Sherwood Park


Home to a population of 68,000 people, Sherwood Park is the 7th largest city in Alberta, Canada. Established in 1955 on farmland belonging to the Smeltzer family, Sherwood Park has a large concentration on farming, drawing focus on their local grown food. Sherwood Park is located in the County of Strathcona, an energetic and booming community that is a champion in North America’s petroleum industry and leader in the advancement of agricultural business.

Sherwood Park is the optimal choice for those with families, or those seeking the appeal of a quiet suburb. With many quality schools in the area, parents can rest assure that their children will not have to travel outside of the hamlet to obtain their education. Also an ideal choice for commuters, Sherwood Park offers quick access to the Edmonton core, including express bus service downtown and to the universities.

Sherwood Park is home to 49 individual neighbourhoods, which bear residence for workers from some of the largest industrial facilities in Canada. Charming properties make up the hamlet with a strong focus on community and families. Sherwood Park retains its Hamlet appeal, and small town feel with many local festivals and events such as Canada Day, Family Day Unplugged, Neighbour Day and Savour Strathcona County celebrating their local food and art.

There are many recreational experiences within the hamlet, offering everything from swimming and wildlife watching, to festivals, live theatre and music concerts. With a large focus on the outdoors, sports enthusiasts can enjoy their favourite past time at over 230 sports fields and ball diamonds and a number of BMX and skateboard parks. Families make the best of every season with the 24 outdoor ice rinks, RE/MAX Spray Park and Playground and state-of-the-art facilities like Millennium Place, Glen Allan Recreational Complex and the about-to-open Emerald Hills Leisure Centre.

With easy access to 3,703 hectares of park, recreation and natural landscape available within the County, properties within the area are on beautifully landscaped grounds that offer residents location, great views and plenty more. Sherwood Park combines the needs of those seeking an ideal place to raise their families, as well as those looking for the peace and quiet found within this charming Hamlet that’s less than 25 minutes away from downtown Edmonton.

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