Town of Bon Accord
Calendar of
events and activities

 

Bon Accord focused on Tourism and Community Development Bon Accord welcomes visitors year round to visit, shop and see a night sky which is just not possible in large communities. 

Tourist attractions
located within Bon Accord

Pottery by Heather – a local working studio open all year round offering hand crafted pottery and is recommended by the Edmonton Regional Tourism Group as one of Edmonton's Countryside Experiences.

 

R&R Delights – a working stained glass studio that offers personal and unique treasures in Bon Accord.



There are several tourist attractions in the Bon Accord vicinity

Alberta Pioneer Railway Museum - 24215 - 34 Street NW, Edmonton  (located 2km south of Highway 37 on 34th Street).  Take a look back in time! Open weekends and holidays May to September.

Goose Hummock Golf Course - On Highway 28 at TWP Road 564.  A championship 18-hole public golf course located just north of Edmonton, offers golfers a 6,700 yard experience with natural forests and interlocking ponds.

Jurassic Forest – GPS Coordinates:  N53.863; W113.331 (located 3km north of Gibbons on Highway 28).  Offers a 40-acre Jurassic experience complete with life-sized, realistic dinosaurs that tourists can watch in action. Walking trails, interactive exhibits and expert staff make this attraction in Gibbons very popular with locals and tourists alike.

McLeod Creek Farm - Located approximately 4km north of Gibbons on Highway 28.

Fun for the whole family! Join in a hayride, go horseback riding, or take a tour of the farm and meet the animals. The kids will love the huge sandpit. Give them a call at 780-921-2490.

Oak Hill Junction - Located on the Southeast corner of Range Road 240 (Sunnyside Road) and Highway 28.  Beautiful rest area with picnic tables.

Prairie Gardens Adventure Farm – 56311 Lily Lake Road in Sturgeon County this 35-acre working farm offers a variety of family activities including u-pick strawberries, a 7-acre corn maze and pumpkin patch.  GPS Address:  Latitude N 53 degrees 51.086' Longitude W113 degrees 23.698'  Phone:  780-921-2272

Bon Accord Spring Creek Golf Course - located two miles south of Bon Accord on Range Road 240. This is an eighteen hole executive par three family golf course. Dick and Don Bland are back managing this delightful course. Three leagues are available for your pleasure. Seniors - Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m.; Mens - Monday afternoons at 6:30 p.m. and Ladies - Wednesday afternoons at 6:30 p.m.

Sturgeon River Historical Society - located on 47 Street & 48 Avenue in Gibbons.  The museum hosts turn of the century buildings, equipment, tools and artifacts.  Bring the whole family and make an afternoon of it.

Remember - Bon Accord is just a 20 minute drive from Edmonton!

Recreation

Bon Accord is a community that offers a myriad of recreation activities. Facilities such as an arena, a sports field and a number of recreational parks provide opportunities for community and area residents. The Town promotes a healthy lifestyle with access to a number of additional recreational amenities in Sturgeon County. Sporting activities such as softball, hockey, soccer, Nordic skiing and volleyball are prominent in Bon Accord, providing a variety of all season sports.

The town is within driving distance to Cardiff Park, which offers walking trails, picnic areas and sports fields. Cardiff Lake, in Sturgeon County also offers great opportunities for fishing activities.

Bon Accord Parks & Playgrounds

There are 5 parks/playgrounds within the Town of Bon Accord.

Bon Accord Community School - 4715 - 57 Street
The school playground is equipped with playground equipment, baseball diamonds, soccer fields.

Lilian Schick School - 4509 - 54 Avenue
Equipped with playground equipment, basketball hoop, and open field area.

Centennial Park - 49th Avenue & 50th Street (located behind Food Town). Hop aboard the train and enjoy the ride.  During the summer months this park is also equipped with picnic tables.

 

Roseglen Park - On 52 Avenue between 47th & 48th Streets
New Children's playground equipment and the addition of adult fitness equipment, which was installed in June 2015, along with an open filed area makes this park a fun place for the whole family.  During the summer months this park is equipped with picnic tables.

Springbrook Park - On 52 Avenue between 53rd & 54th Streets
Playground equipment, open field areas and a Heritage Rose Garden. During the summer months this park is equipped with picnic tables.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bon Accord Integrated Community Sustainability Plan

 


Annexation

Town Office

5025 – 50th Avenue

Monday –Friday

8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Closed for lunch

Noon – 12:30 pm daily

Closed on all

statutory holidays

Phone: 780 921 3550

Fax: 780 921 3585

Mailing Address:

Box 779, Bon Accord, AB T0A 0K0