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March 1, 2019

Century 21 St. Paul: Your Community Guide to Living in St. Paul

St. Paul, Alberta is a wonderful place to live and work. Located in the center of the northeast region of Alberta, St. Paul boasts a thriving community, cultural events, recreation, sports, and fun. The town motto is “A People Kind of Place!” for good reason! Century 21 St. Paul has put together this Community Guide for recreation and community services in St. Paul, and you can find more information by visiting our Directory of Resources.

Recreation

St. Paul has an incredible number of options for recreational activities. From hockey to fishing to activities for seniors, there is a full range of things to do. No matter what you are into, you’re sure to find a place to enjoy it in St. Paul.

Parks

The town of St. Paul has a number of beautiful parks. 16 different parks are spread throughout the town and offer fun and fitness for residents and visitors. Crescent Park, at 4034 46th Avenue has a basketball court, 2 children’s play zones, swing set, bike lockup, and a picnic area. Both RCMP Park also has a basketball court, and tennis courts can be found at Kinsmen Park. Picnic while your children play at Spring Creek Park, Lambert Park or Rogerson Park.

Located at 47th Street and Lakeshore Drive, Lagasse Park is one of St. Paul’s most beautiful parks. It is situated directly on the lake and has a boardwalk to enjoy the waterfront. The park also features scenic picnic areas and 2 large gazebos. Recreation options include a beach volleyball court, a splash park, and 2 children’s play parks. For more park information please call 780-645-531

Arenas

St. Paul has 2 arenas. The Clancy Richard Arena at 5314 48 Ave. is home to the Junior B Canadiens hockey team and is the larger facility. It hosts hockey, skating, figure skating, rodeos, and trade show. The CAP arena at 5314 48 Ave. features hockey and community events.

Campgrounds

There are 2 campgrounds for the community to enjoy in St. Paul. The Iron Horse Trail Campground is the remains of the old CN railroad that ran through the area. The long trail is great for all-terrain vehicles, and also mountain bikes, horses, and hikers. There are 82 camping stalls with sewer, power, showers, water, fire-pits, and tables. There are also laundry facilities and internet.

The Overnight Trailer Campground is an RV park located in town next to the RCMP station. There are sites with fire pits, tables, and electrical and there is a playground and tenting area. The campgrounds in St. Paul have everything you need to enjoy a weekend in the great outdoors.

The Iron Horse Trail

The Iron Horse Trail is Alberta’s oldest and longest continuous trail, and it runs for 300 kilometres. It is on the old CN train track and is part of the Trans Canada Trail. It has the distinction of being Canada’s longest geocache power trail. The trail has designated access routes and takes you through hidden places and small rural communities.

The Iron Horse Trail is open year-round and is a favourite for hiking, horseback riding, biking, and also for ATV’s and snowmobiles. There are campgrounds, restaurants, and hotels that are easily accessible from the trail, so there are plenty of services.

Golfing

The St. Paul Golf Course is the premier tournament course in North-East Alberta. It is a challenging golf course that got its start in the 1970s. It features a new clubhouse, season men’s and ladies leagues, golf lessons, junior camps, a practice range, and golf lessons. There is also a fully stocked pro shop and restaurant.

Aquatic Centre

The St. Paul Aquatic Centre offers the community a number of programs and services for people of all ages. There are scheduled public swims, aquatic programs, and swimming lessons for every ability level. The large facility includes a 6 lane, 25-metre swimming pool that includes a springboard, diving blocks, and a child slide. It also features a shallow kids pool, a hot tub, steam room, and party room.

There is also a Fitness Centre that includes 3 Startrac treadmills, 2 exercise bikes, a multi-gym, free weights, a step machine, an elliptical trainer,  and a rowing machine.

Additional Recreational Activities

St. Paul offers a wealth of recreational activities for the community to participate in. A few of these include Football, the St. Paul Figure Skating Club, The AG Corral, Bowling, Karate, Gymnastics, a Cross Country Ski Club, the Archery Club and the Silhouette Dance School.

Family & Community Support Services

FCSS, of Family and Community Support Service, are responsible for a large number of programs that help members of the St. Paul community.  Below is a list of some of the programs they offer. For more information or to get more details on any of these programs, please contact FCSS directly at 780-645-5311.

  • Senior Programs
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Babysitting Course
  • Home Alone Course
  • Volunteer Appreciation Week
  • Block Party
  • Camp Sunshine
  • Natural Indigenous People Week
  • St. Paul Youth Council
  • Walk of Friendship
  • Volunteer Income Tax Preparation
  • Community Counseling Services

Century 21 St. Paul: Heart is Where the Home Is

To get to know St. Paul, you can also visit the UFO Landing Pad. There is nothing quite like this unique Tourism Centre in St. Paul. The one-of-a-kind spot is the town’s tourist information booth. Get your cameras ready, there are alien cut-outs, monuments, and displays that are the perfect backdrop for your photos.

The St. Paul, Alberta official welcome site was built in 1967 as part of the Canadian Centennial Celebration. It weighs over 130 tons and has a time capsule inside that is to be opened on its 100 year anniversary, in 2067.

As you can see, St. Paul is a wonderful community to call home, or just to visit! There is so much to see and do. If you are looking to relocate to our beautiful community, contact our experienced professionals.

There is a large variety of wonderful homes for sale in St. Paul Alberta. Contact Century 21 St. Paul today! For more information about living in St. Paul, check our Directory of Resources.

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Darryl Poirier

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Darryl Poirier first joined the real estate with A&M Realty, the company owned by his father—and quickly grew to love meeting new clients and giving top-shelf service. Since that time he’s been active in real estate for 43 years. With CENTURY 21 he consistently wins sales awards, and has ranked as high as #22 in all of Canada.