Located in the heart of Sturgeon County, the Town of Morinville, Alberta is a vibrant and rapidly growing community with a current population of about 10,000 people.
Known for its iconic St. Jean Baptiste Church downtown, the town has an appealing ambiance. The Community has managed to preserve all of the charm of a small-town while providing first class facilities, amenities and festivals for its residents.
The economic development team has worked hard to attract great local businesses and the downtown is thriving.
Morinville is bordered by world class highways, so instead of fighting bumper to bumper traffic, enjoy a nice easy drive in the country.
- 10 Minutes – St. Albert
- 20-30 Minutes – CFB Edmonton, North Edmonton, Spruce Grove, Fort Saskatchewan
- 40- 50 Minutes – Edmonton downtown, Edmonton International Airport
- 4 Hours – Fort McMurray, Jasper, Banff
Outdoor Enthusiasts Love This Place!
Not only is Morinville surrounded by beautiful natural areas on its doorstep, our location within the Town of Morinville is amazing. Meadows of Morinville borders the regional trail system that leads out to the Community Fish Pond, Off Leash Dog Park, Skate Park, ball diamonds and outdoor gyms.
Morinville is located just on the doorstep to some amazing natural areas ~ Lois Hole Provincial Park, Cardiff Park, Redwater Natural Sandhills Area and Sandy Lake Wilderness Area.
Every sport is available in Morinville and the Town features ball diamonds, a splash park, playgrounds, hockey arena, curling rink, basketball courts, soccer fields and a brand new, state of the art recreation centre that was just built in 2019! There are a couple of gyms and outdoor gyms along the trail system, yoga studios, Zumba classes and many other clubs to consider joining.
Morinville Leisure Centre [MLC]
The Morinville Leisure Centre is a brand new multi-purpose recreation facility that offers many amenities.
The field house can be divided into three courts – each the size of a basketball court! The field house can accommodate: Volleyball, Basketball, Badminton, Pickleball, Floor hockey and Individual/Family Programs such as yoga.
A track is located on the main floor and surrounds the field house. The 200m, three-lane track can be used for walking and running and will accommodate strollers and wheelchairs.
The Fitness Centre has a variety of equipment from cable machines and cardio equipment to free weights!
The Landrex Areana is an NHL sized ice surface that holds 437 spectator seating! It can be booked all year for either ice in or dry surface activities.
When you’re all done working out, don’t forget to stop by the concession for a tasty burger and drink!
Arts & Culture
For a modestly sized place, they sure have a great cultural scene! The Community Cultural Centre hosts world-class acts, as well as free movies, events for the kids and Christmas parties.
There is a Community Library that provides a tonne of activities, the Rendez-Vous Centre for Seniors activities and a museum.
Festival & Events
The Town plays host to some excellent festivals and it sponsors Community Events like town-wide garage sales, Christmas Lights decorating competition, the Great Pumpkin Adventure and Active Living Fair. Some of the more popular festivals include:
- Snowman Festival & Pond Hockey Tournament [Family Day weekend]
- Kiyasowan Warrior Pursuit [an “amazing race” type event held in June]
- Festival Days, including carnival rides
- Canada Day Festival
- Light up the Night Festival
The Town of Morinville website includes up to date information on Morinville news and events.
Weather In Morinville
Morinville weather forecast is typical for central Alberta, with warm summers and cool winters. During the summer months, the average daytime high is around 21 – 23 degrees Celsius, with mostly clear skies and plenty of sunshine. Days in the summer are long, with sunrise starting as early as 5am and sunsets that last until 10pm, giving you ample time to enjoy your day!
Morinville Real Estate
There are a variety of houses for sale in Morinville. Real estate prices are affordable and there are many options, depending on your specific needs. Meadows of Morinville is about making life simpler, without sacrificing luxury. You will find modern modular bungalows on large landscaped lots from the $170,000s. Come check out Meadows of Morinville homes for sale by visiting our Sales Centre and Community today.
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