Elite’s Guide to Sherwood Park
There are great amenities located in Sherwood Park that are geared towards creating and fostering community, such as the gorgeous Centre in the Park, & Festival Place. Sherwood Park has all of the big city comforts too, including shopping, movies, restaurants, indoor and outdoor recreational centres, schools and more.
Sherwood Park continues to be a growing, prosperous community using business investment to create private sector jobs. Business and industry are the key tax generators for the municipality allowing financial support for the school systems, library and county.
Sherwood Park is known as a business-friendly community with a well-educated population.
Rain and Snow doesn’t stop the residents of Sherwood Park from getting out and enjoying all that there is to offer, from a fun family trip to Millenium Place where you can hit the waterslides all day, to going shopping at Sherwood Park Mall or kick back and catch a movie at The Galaxy. There’s always something to keep you busy in Sherwood Park!
If you or your adult child are attending a post-secondary institution in Edmonton, then you have the choice between 1 of 3 major study centres just a short commute from home. The University of Alberta, which is regarded as one of Canada’s most prestigious universities, and provides education for over 36,000 students each year. Grant MacEwan University, which has an average student body of 14,000, or the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) which enrolls approximately 29,300 students per year.
If you’re a pro sports fan then living in Sherwood Park is a great option if you want to be close enough to catch a CFL or NFL game. The Edmonton Eskimos, play at the 60,000-seat Commonwealth Stadium, and the beloved Edmonton Oilers (former team of Canadian legend Wayne Gretzky and new home of buzzed about phenom, Connor McDavid) play at the brand new Rogers Arena. Both teams are a short commute for a day of tailgating and cheering.
One of the main reasons people move to Sherwood Park is for a quieter family focused lifestyle away from the busy and often hectic pace of the city. The small community feel this close to the big city amenities is appealing for families looking for a more relaxed place to raise their families while commuting into the city for corporate work.
Some families also choose to make Sherwood Park their home base as they commute in and out for oil and gas jobs while providing a beautiful place for their family to grow.
Sherwood Park is also a thriving community for the private sector and for those entrepreneurs looking to establish business community roots. As the population continues to expand there is an ever growing need for professionals in Sherwood Park. For more information on the business community and economic development in Sherwood Park we encourage you to visit the local Chamber of Commerce website for Sherwood Park.