Time is affordable in Sylvan Lake


Explore how lakeside living is right for you.

Close to everything you need – and more.

Only 15 minutes from Red Deer and 90 minutes away from two international airports, more than five post-secondary institutions and the foothills of the Canadian Rockies.

The town of Sylvan Lake boasts 500 + businesses including 2 major grocery stores, Walmart Superstore, and Canadian Tire.


Enjoy the tranquility of Sylvan Lake, with expansive hiking trails surrounded by lush birch forests and some of Alberta's most pristine waters. A serene retreat, it offers an unrivalled opportunity for outdoor exploration and relaxation.

Homeownership is within reach.

From first-time buyers to seasoned investors, Sylvan Lake delivers a gateway into the property market. The median list price for single-family homes sits 51% below the national average, offering a remarkably affordable entry point.

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Make Sylvan Lake Your Home

Enjoy more time with family, with friends, in the mountains and on the water.


- Sylvan Lake surrounds a beautiful 18-kilometre spring-fed lake.

- Home to more than 16,000 people, Sylvan Lake is a small-town community with big city amenities and opportunities.

- Sylvan Lake has year-round activities. In the spring and summer, swim in and sail on the lake, enjoy family fun at the water park, have a BBQ on the beach, golf at the town’s country clubs.

- In the fall, enjoy delicious local eats and journey on nature walks and tranquil hikes.

- In the winter, go ice fishing or ice skating, refuel through Sylvan Lake’s coffee trail and peruse the festive markets in the winter.

- The median list price for a single-family home is $402,000.

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