Young families, couples, singles, and retirees will find much to offer in the Town of Athabasca.
Recreation facilities include a 25 meter swimming pool with special assistance stairs for the physically challenged, a climbing wall, a childrens' pool, sauna and hot tub, an environmentally sound UV filtering system, and innovative programs for seniors, masters, juniors and children.
Newcomers and oldtimers enjoy a skating and hockey arena, a curling rink, numerous ball diamonds, tennis courts, and a number of new soccer pitches - our fastest growing summer sport.
If you like music and drama, the Nancy Appleby Theatre is a first class performing arts centre. It is equipped with a multi-media system and digital projector. First run movies and live concerts occur throughout the year.
For those who like books and Information, the Athabasca Public Library is part of the Northern Lights Library system. Patrons may use the internet catalogue to borrow books from libraries around Alberta. As well, the public may register to use the Athabasca University Library.
If you are looking to retire, or to start a family, housing is affordable and taxes are on par with other Towns in the region. Public services and parks are excellent for a small town.