Situated on the southern shore of Sylvan Lake, The Town of Sylvan Lake is located just 18 kilometres west of Red Deer. The Town is ideally located on the Calgary-Edmonton Corridor, with both Calgary and Edmonton less than 150km away to the north and south of the Town. A beautiful two hour drive West of Sylvan Lake will put you in the Rocky Mountains.
Sylvan Lake is a thriving hub of activity for families, seniors, and individuals of all ages. There are schools, churches, plenty of shopping options, and year round activities.
Sylvan Lake has a long history as a popular resort town. Because of the beautiful lake and the well-developed waterfront, tourism has been Sylvan Lake’s biggest draw since it incorporated in 1913. While the year round population is around 14,600, the town attracts over 761,000 visitors in summer. Year round guests of the community enjoy activities and amenities such as outdoor aqua splash, a marina with water sport rentals, swimming, golfing, hockey, curling, kite boarding, snow mobiling, fishing, an indoor BMX park, farmers markets, outdoor movies, food trucks and much, much more. Waterfront restaurants and shops are popular attractions, with something for everyone. Sylvan lake is a wonderful place to raise your family!