Situated on the shores of the North Saskatchewan river, only 17 km north east of the Edmonton city limits, this community has an idyllic country style setting with a convenient location and all the amenities of a large city.

 

Community Services

  • 202.5 hectares of park land
  • 18 playgrounds with play structures
  • 25 kilometres of paved trails for walking, running or biking
  • Rollerblading and cross country skiing
  • Numerous sports fields for youth and adult baseball, slow pitch, soccer and football
  • Indoor pool
  • Picnic shelter and outdoor barbeque pits
  • 20 stall campground in the river valley

Facilities

For Saskatchewan is host to many public facilities. These include a 9 hole golf course, tennis courts, a campground, cross country ski trails, an indoor pool, 3 indoor ice arenas, baseball diamonds, indoor and outdoor soccer fields, a bowling alley, the boys and girls club, a skateboard park, outdoor ice rinks, a library, a legion and a museum.

Economic Base

Local resources available include caustic soda, sulphur, stone, clay, sand, gravel, gas, crude oil and agriculture.

Fort Saskatchewan is home to world scale petro-chemical, fertilizer and advanced industrial material manufacturing plants. They produce hundreds of products which are used by both industry and consumers around the world. The major products made in the area include base chemicals, fertilizers, fabricated metal products, plastic insulation, pipes, vegetable oils, specialty metals and animal feed. Several thousand people are employed in the region by companies such as Dow Chemical Canada Inc., Sherrit International, Agrium and Westaim.

Another major employer is the Fort Saskatchewan Correctional Institute, a minimum security, provincially operated institution.

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Hospitality Inns & Suites
9820 - 86 Avenue, Fort Saskatchewan AB
Telephone: 1-780-998-2770
Toll Free: 1-877-998-2770