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St. Albert is a city situated in Alberta Province on the Sturgeon River, 22 minutes (16.7 km) to the northwest of Edmonton. Known as "The Botanical Arts City", St. Albert started as a Métis community and is now the second-largest city in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. The city prides itself in a vibrant community, strong arts and culture scene and access to recreational amenities, all of which make it an attractive place to live and work. St. Albert real estate features a variety of home designs including, modern condos, townhomes and single-family homes. Shopping amenities are in plenty with most of the city's establishments concentrated along St. Albert Trail. You can find a Walmart Supercentre, Home Depot, Save-on-Foods, St.Albert Centre Shopping Mall, a farmers market, restaurants and a whole lot more options. Residents can easily access Edmonton and other satellite cities via St. Alberts Trail, which connects to Anthony Henday Drive and Yellowhead Highway. The city also operates a transit system that provides local commutes and access to key locations in Edmonton.
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St. Albert History
St.Albert's roots trace back 150 years to 1861 when it was founded by Father Albert Lacombe. He built a chapel that still stands today on the north hill of the river and is accessible to visitors from June to September. Father Lacombe built the log chapel to administer to the Métis (people of mixed French and Indian origin), who made up the majority of the settlers and the Cree people.
St. Albert was incorporated as a village in 1899, as a town in 1904 and officially as a city in 1977. Today, the city is home to 66,082 residents and consists of 20 neighbourhoods including, Sturgeon Heights, Erin Ridge, Erin Ridge North, Forest Lawn, Grandin, Heritage Lakes, Inglewood, Jensen Lakes, Kingswood, Lacombe Park, Mission, Akinsdale, Braeside, Deer Ridge, Downtown, North Ridge, Oakmont, Pineview, Riverside and Woodlands.
St. Albert’s boundaries are defined by Anthony Henday Drive to the south, Range Road 261 to the west, Township Road to the north and Veness Road to the east.
St.Albert Recreational Activities
Parks & Trails
St. Albert features over 85 kilometres of trails and over 1,100 acres of green space to explore. The Red Willow Trail System offers a chance to explore the city’s greenery, parks, neighbourhoods, and urban areas. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the 99.5 km trail system by foot, biking or in-line skating. Parks you may encounter during your trail exploration include Lions Park, Kingswood Park, Red Willow Park, Riverlot 56, Lacombe Lake Park, Big Lake and the St. Albert Place Promenade.
There are also over 100 parks in the city that provide plenty of green spaces, playgrounds, sports amenities and much more. Coal Mine Park is the perfect place to hang out if you want to be close to nature. The natural area features a forested area with signage to help visitors understand the plant life species they may encounter. It also features natural walking trails, a pollinator garden and benches.
Lacombe Park is a favourite among the city's residents. It features a fenced dog park, a field for kite flying, catch, tag and other games, a bike repair station, walking trails, picnic tables, fishing during the summer (brook trout & rainbow trout), skating during winter and a swim area for dogs. The park is also home to the Ice Festival, which takes place every February and the Pond Hockey Championships.
Other city parks worth exploring include St Albert Botanic Park, Lions Park, Rotary Park, Grey Nuns White Spruce Park and Kingswood Park.
Other parks just outside the city worth exploring include Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park and Riverlot 56. Lois Hole is situated to the west within the Big Lake area. The 1,119-hectare lake and wetland area features over 235 bird species, fish species such as Northern Pike, Goldeye, White Sucker, Walleye, etc. and wildlife species such as moose, white-tailed deer, beaver, muskrat, mink, skunk, coyote, red fox and much more.
St.Albert features numerous sports fields and several sports complexes within the city. There are over 47 baseball and softball diamonds, soccer, football and rugby fields maintained by Public Works crews.
Riel Recreation Park is one of the most popular sports complexes in the city. It features a multipurpose artificial field and rugby and soccer facilities. Many people also visit the facility to use the 92-stall RV campground, banquet facility and rodeo grounds, the latter of which attracts crowds who come to attend the annual Rainmaker Rodeo. There’s also a regulation dirt track maintained by the St. Albert BMX Association.
Track and field enthusiasts have access to Fowler Athletic Park, which allows athletes to practice track and field events including, long jump, high jump, hammer/discus throw and short/long-distance events.
The city also has a brand new skatepark: Woodlands Skatepark. It features a quarter pipe & bank ramp to pool, flat ledge & flat rail street area, banked hip with slappy curb, 4'-5' Spine wall, 6" Manual pad, pool style bowl, 4' deep mini ramp halfpipe, 2'9" Bowl island with hips and bump and whole lot more features.
During winter, the St. Albert Nordic Ski Club maintains cross-country ski trails along Sturgeon Road, Kingswood Park, and the Riverlot 56 Natural Area. They even extend to the northeast into Sturgeon County and up into Bellerose River Park.
St. Albert Arts and Culture
St. Albert is known for its vibrant arts and culture scene. Arden Theatre is the place to go if you want to experience spectacular performances of plays and music by local artists and actors. After officially opening its doors on December 2, 1983, the theatre has hosted some renowned musicians including, Celine Dion, Cowboy Junkies, Robert Cray, Jann Arden and Arlo Guthrie.
St. Albert Children's Theatre is a 40-year old theatre dedicated to providing training and opportunities for children to acquire skills in drama, vocals and dance. Other attributes instilled by the theatre include leadership skills, teamwork, dedication and much more.
The city is also home to several festivals. These include Rainmaker Rodeo in Riel Recreational Park, Fire & Ice Festival in Lacombe Park, Amplify Festival in Kingswood Park and the International Children’s Festival of the Arts.
In terms of heritage, The Musée Heritage Museum on St Albert Place features exhibits and programs that help paint a picture of the city’s history. Other heritage sites include Banque d’Hochelaga built in 1921, Grain Elevators Train Station and Little White School built-in 1948.
Best Restaurants in St. Albert
Socrates Restaurant is the best place to have a family brunch. Serving the area residents since 2004, the restaurant uses the freshest of ingredients to prepare their delicacies served in generous portions. Their customers love hash browns, eggs benedict and lasagna.
Glass House Kitchen & Bar features a vibrant atmosphere and a beautifully lit patio during the night. It's a great spot for brunch in the area where you can enjoy some of their delicacies including, crispy broccoli, the warm goat cheese with Pistachio-rose petal dukkha, crostini and much more. The restaurant also features great views of Lois Hole Provincial Park.
Sorrentino's St Albert is an Italian restaurant serving the best Italian dishes. They have great cocktails and wine and other delicacies such as calamari, tomato bruschetta, and all sorts of Italian pasta.
Tryst Wine & Small Plates is a great place to visit as you never know what you’ll find on offer. Their unique menu rotates with seasonal availability of ingredients and they also offer crafted drinks. Their customers like the brussel sprouts, charcuterie and ricotta gnocchi.
St. Albert House Prices
The average price for a house in St. Albert is around $452,000, while the lowest price is around $90,000. At the high-end, houses can reach as high as $2.7 million.
St. Albert Schools
St. Albert features schools that offer a variety of programs including Francophone studies, Cogito, Arts, Technology, French immersion, kindergarten, International Baccalaureate and apprenticeship programs.
Schools under the St. Albert Catholic School Division are Albert Lacombe Catholic Elementary School, Bertha Kennedy Catholic Elementary School, J.J. Nearing Catholic Elementary School, Neil M. Ross Catholic Elementary School, Richard S. Fowler Catholic Junior High School, Sister Alphonse Academy (Kindergarten-Grade 9), École Father Jan (Pre-Kindergarten - 6), École Marie Poburan Elementary School, École Secondaire St. Albert Catholic High School, École Secondaire Sainte Marguerite D'Youville Junior High, St. Gabriel Education Centre (Grades 9 - 12), Vincent J. Maloney Catholic Junior High, and Vital Grandin Catholic Elementary School.
Schools under the public schools division include Bellerose High School, Sir Alexander Mackenzie Elementary School, Lorne Akins Junior High School, Sir George Simpson Junior High School, Muriel Martin Elementary School, Paul Kane High School, Elmer S. Gish School (English, Cogito Grades K - 9), Logos Christian (Grades 5-9), Robert Rundle Elementary School, Keenooshayo Elementary School, Ronald Harvey Elementary School, Leo Nickerson Elementary School, Logos Christian (Grades K-4), Wild Rose Elementary School, Outreach High School, W.D. Cuts Junior High School, Lois E. Hole Elementary School, and Joseph M. Demko (Grades K-9).
Francophone schools include École La Mission Francophone School (Pre School - 6) and École Alexandre-Taché (Grades: 7 - 12).