Cultivate Life in St. Albert!St. Albert gives meaning to the phrase "life is an adventure!" Whether it's the celebrated parks and trail system, sports and recreation facilities, arts and culture scene, outstanding amenities or simply the friendly atmosphere, St. Albert has something for people of all ages.
With a population of approximately 61,000, St. Albert is a city for all seasons; known for its picturesque, urban forest landscape and inviting neighbourhoods with tree-lined streets.
Residents and visitors enjoy spectacular summertime events and shopping at the largest outdoor farmers' market in western Canada. Autumn offers thousands of trees filled with golden leaves -- the perfect time for walks on more than 70 km of trails lining the Sturgeon River and connecting the parks. During the winter, the city is a wonderland of activity indoors and out, with skating on the ponds, tobogganing on a variety of hills and numerous sports and leisure options at outstanding recreation facilities. In the springtime, thousands of people come out to enjoy the International Children's Festival, an annual event featuring performers from around the world.
On top of the great atmosphere, St. Albert offers quality schools, more than 70 community and sport clubs, a local hospital and clinics, and a safe environment. In 2013, MoneySense magazine ranked St. Albert the best small city in Canada to live, second overall city and the third best place in the country to raise a family .
Whether you're a resident or a visitor enjoying the community, many find that when it comes to St. Albert, this feels like home!
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