City of Grande Prairie, Alberta
Grande Prairie is the vibrant regional hub of the Peace Country with a population of over 68,000 people and encompasses a trading area of more than 260,000 people. As well, our business-savvy community has been recognized by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business as the “Most Entrepreneurial Community” in Canada for three consecutive years.
The Grande Prairie Gymnics Centre is one of the largest training centers in Canada. The Coca-Cola Centre is home to two national hockey League ice surfaces, and three levels for viewing. The County of Grande Prairie’s Crosslink Sportsplex Facility, boasts a 176,043 Sq.Ft. state of the art facility with soccer pitch, 2 NHL rinks, running track, store, restaurant and more.
The City has over 600 acres of park area for playing, walking, and/or simply enjoying the outdoors.
The Grande Prairie region is often noted for its oil and gas activity, but we are also home to a wide range of industries, including agriculture, forestry, retail, and manufacturing.
In addition, tourism is becoming an increasingly important factor in the region with new attractions like the Philip J. Currie dinosaur museum in Wembley
Thanks to the modern amenities from a recently renovated art gallery, new library, contemporary schools, GPRC college, a new state of the art hospital being constructed, all make Grande Prairie a great place to call home and raise a family.
Regardless of the season the Grande Prairie region offers unparalleled attractions, events, shopping dining, recreation, arts & culture, SPECTACULAR scenery and so much more!