SIt’s not often you come across a place with the right mix. Where economic opportunity, family, and recreation blend together as well as they do here.

Sparwood is a Rocky Mountain community and a place abundant with ambition and drive, welcoming of hard work and determination. It’s a community with many facets, home to people from many backgrounds.

Located in the beautiful Elk Valley and conveniently central to Teck Coal’s five Metallurgical coal mines it offers convenient access to work and play for people with a keen interest the outdoor lifestyle.

People who live in Sparwood are able to take advantage of the vast array of programmed activities organised by the Sparwood Recreation Department. The programmes cater for all ages and span almost every conceivable activity.

Parks can be found in all corners of the community from the picnic area at Titan Park next to the Visitor Centre to the Spray Park at the Recreation and Aquatic Centre, the skate board and bike parks for budding extreme sports enthusiasts to more traditional green spaces located around the community.



 Causeway Bay Sparwood Hotel:  Hotel and conference center offering 83 rooms and over 5400 square feet of meeting space.

 Mountain Shadows Campground: RV and Tenting sites situated in a cozy forest setting just minutes from downtown Sparwood.

Holley Lane Bed & Breakfast: Your home away from home, in the heart of the Rockies.

Lost Lemon R.V. Park Campground Cabins: Open year round, Blairmore, AB. In the Historic Crowsnest Pass, Hwy # 3

Community Groups and Organizations

Elk Valley Air Cadets     250-425-6448

Beavers, Scouts & Cubs     250-425-0852

Girl Guides of Canada     250-425-2189

Sparwood Shotokan Karate     250-425-0595

Tae Kwon Do     250-425-2044

Sunset Ridge Cross Country Ski Society     250-425-2404

Sparwood Recreation Department     250-425-0552

Elk Valley Dolphins Swim Club     250-529-7615

Sparwood Golf Club     250-425-2612

Elk Valley Flying Club     250-425-2242

Elk Valley Minor Hockey     250-865-2372

Ladies Hockey     250-425-4128

Sparwood Skating Club     250-425-2189

Sparwood Curling Club     250-425-2195

Alcoholics’ Anonymous     250-425-2529

Canadian Cancer Society     800-656-6426

Child/Youth Mental Health     250-423-5311

EK Muscular Dystrophy     250-425-2195

Fraternal Order of Eagles     250-425-2384

Knights of Columbus     250-425-6608

Michel-Natal Heritage Society     250-425-6443

Royal Canadian Legion     250-425-0081

Sparwood Coal Miner Days     250-425-0021

Sparwood Food Bank     250-425-6435

Sparwood Futures Society     250-425-2799

Sparwood Lions Club     250-425-9916

Sparwood Old Age Pensioners   250-425-6600

Sparwood Arts & Heritage Society  250-425-6900

Sparwood FIsh & Wildlife     250-425-6283

 Sparwood Public Library     250-425-2299

Sparwood Toys for Tots     250-425-6554



Sparwood-Michel-Natal Heritage Museum

Monday – Sunday


141 B Aspen Drive (next to the us, visitor center)