Recreation and Culture
We are committed to providing quality opportunities, services and spaces to enhance the overall well-being and quality of life for Spruce Grove residents. Through direct program delivery or by teaming up with our community partners, we plan community events, champion recreation and active living, and promote art, culture and heritage opportunities. We provide value to the community through the following:
- Creating positive opportunities for residents to improve their quality of life and overall well-being.
- Making Spruce Grove a more attractive place to live, raise a family and start a business.
- Promoting active participation in recreation and culture activities and healthy lifestyles.
- Fostering, encouraging, and nurturing partnerships within the community.
- Providing vision and leadership to future recreation and culture opportunities for the community.
Activities and programs
We encourage healthy, active lifestyles by promoting and facilitating recreation and culture activities and programs by working together with community groups and the public. The Summer in the City Camps, which includes week-long adventure camps, pop-up playground, art explorer camps, and the leaders in training program are portion of the programs we offer.
We manage facility rentals for events, celebrations, meetings, sports and recreation, as well as theatre performances. You can view and inquire about City facility availability through the City's registration and facility booking system.
The Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre, our intimate, 318-seat theatre, hosts a varied season of professional productions, including live theatre, concerts, and dance. Horizon Stage is operated by the City of Spruce Grove in partnership with Parkland School Division #70 and Parkland County and is located at Spruce Grove Composite High School in Spruce Grove.
We support the visual arts in our community by working closely with the Allied Arts Council of Spruce Grove, a not-for-profit organization.
Dedicated to promoting and supporting the visual arts, the Allied Arts Council of Spruce Grove sponsors art classes, exhibitions, and an annual Open Art Competition. The Council also operates the Spruce Grove Art Gallery and Gift Store in the Cultural Centre at 35 Fifth Avenue, Spruce Grove.
Spruce Grove is THE place to be for community events! From arts and culture, to sports and leisure, our annual events are designed to entertain and celebrate, inform and educate. We are involved in the direct delivery of special events, as well as supporting community initiated events.
We provide support to recreation, sport, active living, art, culture and heritage community organizations in the areas of: Organizational & Board Development, Leadership & Financial Development, Information and Referral, Strategic Planning, Grant Writing, Education & Networking opportunities, etc. if you have any questions please reach out to our staff by email.
Community Non-Profit Resource Directory
Provides numerous valuable online resources for Non-Profit and Community Organizations on topics such as: how to start an organization, grants, policies, bylaws, strategic planning, board development, etc., check it out here.
Border Paving Athletic Centre
100 - 9 Tri Leisure Way, Spruce Grove