Welcome to the city of Grande Prairie which is located in the Northern part of Alberta in the heart of Peace Region. It is approximately 456km from Edmonton and is the seventh largest city in Alberta. Grande Prairie is also known as “Swan City”, as we are nestled in a major breeding area for Trumpeter Swans and is one of Canada’s rapidly flourishing industries.
Grande Prairie School District’s are a learning community in which we thrive that every student succeeds. Students will demonstrate improved academic growth & have so many opportunities to strive ahead. The school programs provide quality education surrounded by the needs of a whole student – educational, physical, emotional & social. Classes are taught using values of dignity and respect to ensure the best possible learning environment for each student individually. Grande Prairie offers Catholic & Public School Boards with high schools and the GPRC, which stands for Grande Prairie Composite High School.
One of Grande Prairie’s largest tourist attractions is Muskoseepi Park. The park features tennis, sight seeing, lawn bowling, mini-golf, fishing, swimming, biking/walking trails & various other activities. The park features over 1100 acres of recreation area. The city also offers a skate park, campgrounds, Culture Information Centre, Centre 2000, Grande Prairie Museum, the Dog Park & Bear Creek Raceway. It recently opened the Eastlink Centre which provides a mix of aquatic and field sports.
It has many activities such as a cooking classroom, running track, field house, squash/racquetball courts, jungle play place, holds events such has birthday parties & so much more. A place for the family to spend hours of quality time. As for all you hockey fans, the Crystal Centre is home to the popular Grande Prairie Storms. Not only are all the Storms games there, they offer family skates, hold concerts, graduations, plays & other various events.
The Crystal Centre is proud to partner up with the RCMP as they train their police dogs from puppy to full grown.
In the winter months the place to hit is Nitehawk Ski Hill which provided a Luge track, mountain bike park, convention Facility and holds international competitions.
As for the summer months Grande Prairie offers beautiful golf courses such as Bear Creek Golf Course, The Dunes & The Grande Prairie Golf & Country Club. These golf courses offer memberships/camps for all ages and lovely landscaped course with mature trees, immaculate greens & polished fairways. Grande Prairie Golf & Country Club holds regional, provincial & national golf events. This year Re/Max teamed up with the golf course and held the 2013 World Long Drive Qualifier and will rejoin for 2014.
So all you heavy hitters be prepared for summer 2014, a chance to show us what you have. The public is also welcomed to play a round of golf, practice on the driving range or simply hang out in the lounge or on the deck and enjoy a refreshing drink and great food. Good family day.
Mileage from Grande Prairie to:
- Calgary: 714 km
- Dawson Creek: 131 km
- Edmonton: 459 km
- Fort St. John: 207 km
- Grande Cache: 187 km
- Peace River: 197 km
- Tumbler Ridge: 207 km
Listings in Grande Prairie
Peter Shields Of Tom Shields Realty Inc.
$20 - 5000 Sq.Ft
Gail Haakstad Of Royal LePage - The Realty Group
Mike Levesque Of RE/MAX Grande Prairie
Yuri Smith Of Grassroots Realty Group Ltd.
Cheryl Schindel Of Century 21 Grande Prairie Realty Inc.
Nicole Morrison Of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Approved Prop