Sylvan Lake Community Profile

 Population 14,310 (2016 Census)

Sylvan Lake prides itself on work-life balance.  The small town Alberta feel with all the amenities you desire and the added bonus of living within walking distance to the lake, for that summertime fun. 


-       7 Public schools

-       2 Private Schools

-       Close to Red Deer College


-       5 Clinics and Health facilities

-       Close to Red Deer Regional Hospital


-       Movie Theatre

-       Farmers Market

-       Waterslides

-       Go Karts

-       Spray Park

-       Skateboard Park

-       Marina and Boat Launch

 Shopping, Stores and Food

- Canadian Tire, No Frills, Rona, Boston Pizza, Dairy Queen, RBC, Scotiabank, ATB, Shoppers DrugMart, Walmart, Marks, Pet Planet, Dollarama

 Sylvan Lake Business Profile

Rapid economic growth and investment, including consistently high levels of investment among Canadian provinces

Strong export base, including strong growth in commodities, agriculture, merchandise, and manufactured goods exports

A diverse economy driven by the energy industry, with emerging activity in finance, real estate, and commercial services

Competitive tax rates, including no provincial retail sales taxes, provincial capital taxes, payroll taxes, or machinery and equipment taxes

Commitment to innovation, including provincial level agencies focused on developing and distributing incentives and supports to innovation in key sectors

Modern infrastructure, including world-class ICT, transportation, education, and research and development facilities and amenities, paired with competitively priced commercial and industrial real estate

A well-balanced labour force of blue and white collar workers is well-suited to the balanced economy in Sylvan Lake. Most of Sylvan Lake's residents with post-secondary education come from three major fields of study – each of which have positive impacts on industrial and knowledge-based areas of the economy: architecture, engineering and related technologies (29%); health and related fields (18%); and business, management and public administration (17%). The Town's resident base continues to shift towards more knowledge- based credentials and creative pursuits, with education, health and related fields, and humanities leading growth of residents by field of study.


Debra Kerr
Debra Kerr
4440 - 49th Avenue Red Deer AB T4N 3W6