Community Services Department

The Community Services Department offers a wide range of services to the residents of Slave Lake, making our town a great place to live. We are dedicated to providing quality services including parks, recreation, open spaces, programs and special events.

  1. Parks - Barton Park News

    Barton Park Update: Demolition of Damaged Section Begins June 22nd

    Starting on Tuesday, June 22, a contractor will begin work on demolition of the damaged playground structure at Barton Park. Please use caution when in the area. The playground does remain open for those sections outside of the fenced or taped off areas Read on...
  2. Parks - Poplar Grove Park News

    Poplar Grove Park Closed for Refurbishment Starting June 28th 2021

    Poplar Grove Park will be closed, starting on June 28th, 2021, for approx. 8 weeks, for refurbishment. This project involves significant landscaping and playground refurbishment. Read on...
  3. MRC set to reopen on June 10th

    MRC Reopening June 10th

    We are excited to welcome you back to the Multi Rec Centre on June 10th. We’ve still got a few restrictions in place, here is what this means for you Read on...
  4. Parks - Poplar Grove Park News

    Poplar Grove Park Refurbishment Project

    The Town of Slave Lake will be refurbishing the Poplar Grove Park in the summer of 2021. This includes significant landscaping and a refurbishment of the playground. Read on...
  5. Parks - Lions Club Schurter Park News

    Waterpark Update

    With Summer around the corner many residents will be eager to cool off at the water park in Schurter Park. We are striving to have the park up and running soon, but a few tasks will need to be completed before the park is fully operational. Read on...
  6. Banners View of Town

    Grant Approved for Town's Municipal Asset Management Program

    The Town is receiving a grant from Canada Infrastructure, through the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), under the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP) to offset its costs. Read on...
  7. Children&#39s Resource Council

    Positive Parent Program is Here to Support Every Parent

    The Positive Parent Program is here to support every parent through the development of positive parenting skills and the building of healthy relationships. Read on...
  8. Multi Rec Centre Importatn News

    Multi Recreation Centre Usage Update

    Effective immediately, all drop in usage & low intensity work outs at the Multi-Recreation Centre (MRC) are suspended as a result of the changes to the restrictions imposed by the Alberta Government, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  9. pool update

    Pool Update May 6th 2021

    Improvements have been steadily made to the pool over the past few months. Read on...
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Community Services manages the operation of the Multi-Rec Centre, Norther Lights Aquatic Centre, ten ball and soccer facilities, nine playgrounds and various open spaces. The department also provides a variety of programs including:
  • Adult Programs
  • Family and Community Support Programs
  • Special Events
  • Youth Programs