4009 Gateway Blvd.
Edmonton, AB T6J 5H2
Phone: (780) 438-7979
Fax: (780) 438-4949
John Fry Park is a nice place to go to for some fresh air. The place has some beautiful trees lined along its stretch while the flowers add to a nature lovers' delight. There is also a cobbled pathway on which you can walk around without muddling the beautiful trees and plants. The park also houses an open space where social gatherings and other such meets take place. If you are in Edmonton and crave a breath of fresh air, simply head to John Fry Park. Do call if you want more information.
Alley Kat Brewery is the oldest microbrewery in Edmonton, famous for its Aprikat apricot wheat ale. Alley Kat is especially respected for its draft beers and also brews a variety of beers throughout the year in seasonally appropriate flavors. To book a tour, available Thursday and Friday afternoons, email or call the brewery.
This historical railway station dates back to 1908 and has adapted the typical railway architectural design that was prevalent in the 20th Century. Included in the Alberta Register of Historic Places, this landmark is an integral part of the city.
From an indoor farmers market, to the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, to 100-year-old architecture that remains intact, Edmonton's Old Strathcona District is as fascinating as it is diverse. For a fine dining experience, try the locally popular Continental Treat. For visitors looking for rare finds, antiques and random souvenirs, be sure to stop by The Junque Cellar. The more time you spend here, the more discoveries you will make.
Strathcona Public Building is a part of the historical region of Old Strathcona in Edmonton. Also known as the South Edmonton Post Office, it was used as a post office as well as housed federal government's offices. Currently, it is home to several dining and drinking establishments.
This branch of the Edmonton Public Library, serves the Strathcona region of the city. Touted to be one of the foremost libraries around, apart from featuring an extensive collection of reading and reference material, it also hosts programs and events on a regular basis.
The Old Scona Academic High School serves the Old Strathcona region of Edmonton. This preparatory school believes in laying out a strong foundation so that students excel at university as well as are successful in life. For more details, check website.
The High Level Bridge Streetcar is a historic streetcar that started operating in 1979. Travelling between Strathcona Streetcar Barn & Museum to Jasper Plaza, the streetcar is operated by the Edmonton Radial Railway Society. It is open to the public for rides between these two destinations.
The Mill Creek Ravine Park is a well-known place for hikers, with its selection of chipped and paved trails. The park is mostly wooded and is located just across the river from Edmonton's downtown district. Like all the valley parks, you will find plenty of barbecue facilities. You can cool off during the summer in the park's outdoor swimming pool. It is part of Edmonton's group of River Valley parks, which form the largest area of parkland in North America today.
This library is nestled within the sprawling campus of University of Alberta. It serves as an academic as well as research library, and has an extensive collection of books and reference materials. For more details, check website.
Walkers and runners frequent this park for the peace and the wildlife in the adjacent Whitemud Nature Reserve. The park is surrounded by trees and is located north west of the University of Alberta's experimental farm. During the winter, the hill is used for tobogganing and a fire ring is provided for warmth. It is part of the city's group of river valley parks, which form the largest area of parkland in North America today.
Laurier Park is part of Edmonton's group of river valley parks, which forms the largest area of park land in North America today. It is very much a playground, with lots of open grassland. You will find baseball diamonds, a boat launching station, plenty of picnic and barbecue facilities, and some nature trails. The park is just as popular in the winter for cross-country skiing.