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TABLE OF CONTENTS Discover Sylvan Lake

Advertising Directory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Welcome To Sylvan Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Mayor’s Message. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Greetings From The Chamber Of Commerce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Discovering Sylvan Lake’s History . . . . . . . 8 Sylvan Lake: A Golfer’s Paradise . . . . . . . . 9 All Along The Lake’s Shore . . . . . . . . 10, 11 Fantastic Fireworks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Greetings from MLA Don MacIntyre . . . . 13 Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Jazz at the Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16, 17 Camp Kuriakos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Farmers Market . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20, 21 Staying Active In Sylvan Lake . . . . . . . . . 23

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Customs and Classics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Sylvan Lake Cruz Night . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 NexSource Centre . . . . . . . . . . . . 26, 27, 51 Area Map. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30, 31 Sailing Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Spirit of the Yuletide Festival . . . . . . 34, 35 Canada 150 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36, 37 Food in Sylvan Lake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38, 39 Winterfest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40, 41 Sylvan Lake Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . 43, 44, 45 Winter in Sylvan Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . 46, 47 Axe Throwing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Paintball. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Fly Boarding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Faith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Remax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

Saks Shoes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

Best Western Plus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Source Mortgage Centre . . . . . . . . 37

Shoppers Drug Mart Inc . . . . . . . . . 56

Black Knight Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

SERVICE CLUBS

Edgewater Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

Red Hatters Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Lost Harbour Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Sylvan Lake Lions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

SPORTS & RECREATION

Radisson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Sylvan Lake Legion . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Alberta Flyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

CAMPING & GOLF COURSES

SERVICES

Best Body Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Discovery Wildlife Park Campground . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Alberta Blue Cross. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42

Meadowlands Golf Course . . . . . . 10 Sylvan Lake Golf & Country Club . 11 Sylvan Lake RV Park . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Clearview Glass Service Ltd. . . . . . . 21 Crystal Clean Laundromat . . . . . . . 46 Don MacIntyre. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Lake City Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

Sobeys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Sylvan Lake Pharmacy . . . . . . . . . . 49

Lakeside Go-Karts & Mini Golf . . . 19 Snap Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash . . . . . . . . 35 Sylvan Lake Summer Hockey Camp 24 Western RV Country. . . . . . . . . . . . 36

FARMERS’ MARKET

Lube Stop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

SYLVAN LAKE MINISTERIAL

Sylvan Lake Farmers’ Market . . . . . 33

Sylvan Lake Barber Shop . . . . . . . . 33

Alliance Community Church . . . . . 54

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Sylvan Lake Chamber of Commerce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Frontline Worship Centre . . . . . . . 54

Big Daddy’s Pizza Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . 19

Sylvan Lake Municipal Library . . . . . 9

Booster Juice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

Sylvan Lake News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Denny’s Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

Town of Sylvan Lake . . . . . . . 28 & 29

Joey’s Restaurants . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

Townsend Electrical. . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Panago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

Faith Lutheran Church . . . . . . . . . . 54 Gospel Chapel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Lighthouse Fellowship Church of the Nazarene. . . . . . . . . 54 Memorial Presbyterian Church . . . 54

SHOPPING

Our Lady of the Assumption Parish 54

REAL ESTATE

Canadian Tire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

Seventh-Day Adventist Church . . . 54

Blackstone Developments . . . . . . . 15

Cam Clark Ford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

St. Mary’s & St. Timothy’s

Falcon Homes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Cobb’s Clothing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

Anglican Church . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

LAKE SKATING - Emma Ramsay enjoyed skating out on the lake in 2017.

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Welcome

to Sylvan Lake BY SAM MACDONALD

Sylvan Lake is a picturesque gem wrapped around the enticing lake after which it was named. Tucked into a gorgeous treed valley in the idyllic parkland of Central Alberta, the Town serves as a Prairie oasis with something for the whole family. Sylvan Lake beckons visitors from the din of the larger cities and the openness of the surrounding Prairie parkland, and serves as a getaway in a category all its own. Those looking for something to do on their vacation are in for a treat with the Town’s busy lakefront, with its assortment of attractions, and entertainment. An abundance of top-notch comfortable accommodations are around every corner, ranging from rustic cottages to prestigious hotels. Along with the gorgeous scenery and activities on, in or near the waters of the town’s spring-fed lake, there is a multiplicity of things to do in town. Great spots to eat, drink and shop are always nearby, and Sylvan Lake is also the epicentre for an abundance of cultural and musical festivals and events that take place throughout the year. There’s a reason this town is renowned for being such a hot vacation spot for every season.

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Sylvan Lake isn’t afraid to proudly wear its history on its sleeve, either. In addition to the gorgeous lakefront views, the Town’s historical origins are documented for all to see, with many plaques and historical sites scattered around the town. Trails that run through the town and quiet parks near the water and around every corner also offer a relaxing respite from the buzz that Sylvan Lake exudes throughout the year, as well. The lake abounds with places to take gorgeous photos and craft memorable moments. Take a peek at this year’s edition of Discover Sylvan Lake to see the many assorted attractions and activities you can find, nestled in our Prairie getaway.

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A message from Mayor Sean McIntyre

On the behalf of the entire community, it’s my pleasure to welcome you to Sylvan Lake! While we are certainly a year-round destination, there’s no denying that much of what makes Sylvan Lake so brilliant happens throughout our summer. Consider yourself invited! Check our attractions, events and old-time favourites, such as our Friday Farmer’s Markets, Canada Day fireworks and 1913 Days Festival. Whether you’re here for the day, the weekend, or you’re ready to call Sylvan Lake home; visiting friends, family or simply here to explore, I feel confident you will leave with amazing memories, and a wish or two to return soon! Welcome to Sylvan Lake. Sean McIntyre, Mayor, Town of Sylvan Lake MAYOR’S MESSAGE - Mayor Sean McIntyre hopes that everyone enjoys Sylvan Lake year round. PHOTO SUBMITTED

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BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR - Kjeryn Davis of Bukwildz and Viva La Sirena took home the Cheryl Darling Memorial Award from the 2016 Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for Outstanding Business Woman of the Year. SYLVAN LAKE NEWS FILE PHOTO BY DENISE BRYAN-WILLIAMS

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SYLVAN LAKE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

I’m always interested in hearing what people think the Chamber of Commerce is, largely because I recall the days of not being exactly sure myself. I’ve been asked if we are a bank

(commerce is in our name, so I get that), and some assume the Chamber is a part of the government – not at all. The Chamber of Commerce, or Board of Trade, is a network of businesses that works collaboratively to cultivate a probusiness environment at a federal, provincial and local level. Here at home in Sylvan Lake, the Chamber is our members, retailers, home-based businesses, restauranteurs, consultants, service providers, developers, non-profit organizations, hard working people who provide jobs, raise families and care about the future of Sylvan Lake. At the very heart of our mission is the desire to ensure that Sylvan Lake continues to be a great place to live, work and do business. With tourism being the big economic driver it is, Sylvan Lake needs to continue to be the place that visitors love as much as we do. While summer is definitely the time of year we see a huge spike in visitors - the lake is alive, camp sites are full, the golf courses are busy, patios are packed - there are great reasons to come back in the winter months. There’s the Winter Festival (Polar Bear Dip, anyone?), hockey and free skating on the lake, ice fishing and winter markets. Sylvan Lake also offers a slower paced escape for a spa weekend, local cuisine and frosty views. In this part of Canada, if you don’t embrace the chillier months you’re just not living. All that said, new ideas for year-round festival and event excitement are being explored, a project that the Chamber will be actively involved in. We anticipate some fantastic opportunities for business as Sylvan Lake continues to develop tourism in the area, and of course, more great reasons for you to come back. In the meantime…enjoy your stay, make some memories and come back soon!

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Sylvan Lake’s History

In order to fully discover Sylvan Lake, you must first delve into the rich history of how we got to where we are today. The year was 1898. Alexandre Loiselle and his son Louis came from Michigan to the area now known as Sylvan Lake. At first the family was discouraged to settle the area due to the heavy timber surrounding the lake. The Faucher family arrived later that year - making the great three day journey from Red Deer. The two families lived together in a 20 ft. by 20 ft. log cabin covered by a sod roof. Together they pushed through that first tough winter, setting the scene for a long lasting community that would be built on partnership and perserverience. The aboriginal people living in the area referred to the lake as Kinabik or ‘Snake Lake’ in referrence to the many garter snakes in the area at the time. In 1903 the name was changed to Sylvan Lake from the Latin word, sylvanus, meaning ‘of a forest’. Originally settled by french speaking immigrants from Quebec and the United States the region would become host to a number of Estonian and Finnish settlers over the years. Two integral rail lines being completed around 1912 led to the Town’s incorporation in 1913. Sylvan Lake quickly became a popular destination for families and cottages began to appear all around the town. The Town of Sylvan has grown steadily over the years but the history remains to this day. Spread throughout the waterfront area you will find nostalgic trips down memory lane. discover SYLVAN LAKE

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HISTORICAL IMPORTANCE Discovering Sylvan Lake’s history is easy with the many informative signs located along lightposts and stones on Lakeshore Drive. SYLVAN LAKE NEWS FILE PHOTOS

The Town’s history is available for viewing on placques and signage located on light posts and other surfaces. For more information visit the Sylvan Lake Archives Facebook page at www.facebook.com/marion.thompson.167/ where they will frequently post ‘blasts from the past’.


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GOLF IN Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake - a golfer’s paradise You’ve got your clubs shined and shoes laced - now all you’ve got left to do is swing away on one of the many amazing golf courses Sylvan Lake has to offer

MEADOWLANDS GOLF CLUB – Wayne Waters enjoys a day of golfing at the Meadowlands Golf Course where he practices his putting on the beautifully manicured course. SYLVAN LAKE NEWS FILE PHOTOS

TOP OF THE HILL GOLF COURSE – Jen Smith, Top Of The Hill Golf Course Club House Manager, takes a break from work and golfs where she can view the lake.

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The lakeshore:

A place everyone can enjoy An assortment of exciting attractions and picturesque idylls await along the lakeshore in Sylvan Lake It’s one of Sylvan Lake’s most memorable locations: the waterfront of the very lake after which the Town was named. Lakeshore Drive and the waterfront it runs along, constitute a place almost everyone recognizes and almost all guests gravitate to, at one point or another, when they come for a visit. You could say the area is something of a “tourist trap,” but when you get here, you’ll realize the lakefront is far more than that. Sylvan Lake is one of the the deepest spring-fed lakes in Alberta, with crystal clear waters. Ringed with an extensive length of boardwalks and paths that provide spanning views of an area renowned across Alberta for its gorgeous sunsets, there is always something to do at the lakefront. The tree-dotted, lakeshore has never been more picturesque, with the Town of Sylvan Lake’s Waterfront Redevelopment Plan having beautified and renovated an already pastoral waterfront with an assortment of modern amenities that don’t disrupt the Prairie lake idyll. Parks like Sylvan Lake Provincial Park, Centennial Park and

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PICTURE PERFECT - All along the lake’s shore there are a number of stunning natural backdrops such as this one found by sisters, Sukhdeep and Ravneet Kaur. SYLVAN LAKE NEWS FILE PHOTO

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the Rotary Lighthouse Park nestled the town, showcasing the character of the lakefront, through gorgeous green spaces that are ideal for any outdoor pursuit from jogging to snowshoeing. Those looking to walk or jog, bike or board are in for a treat. The path system that fringes the lake makes getting around the downtown and lakefront area an absolute cinch. This is definitely an area you want to get out of your car to explore. The nautical looking Sylvan Lake Lighthouse juts proudly from the lakeshore. The structure, built in 2015, offers the perfect setting for a photo op of the lake, or just to relax and take in the scenery. The lighthouse has quickly become a major attraction and an iconic symbol of the beauty of the town. The lakefront caters to an assortment of tastes throughout the year. These include simply enjoying the ample green space in one the several parks around the lake. Picnicking and

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PUTT PUTT - Try your hand at mini-golf while visiting Lakeside Go-Karts & Mini Golf. Test your skills at the loop de loop. SYLVAN LAKE NEWS FILE PHOTOS

BALANCE & POISE - Father daughter duo, Kevin and Grace Elgert take a leisurely sunset stroke on their stand up paddle boards. The local pair say their favourite place to explore on their paddle boards is near the unqiue homes found along the Marina Bay shoreline.

KAYAKING - Sylvan Lake’s smooth surface offers easy gliding for kayakers on the lake. Paige Kube, Sophie Lagrange and Kennedy Chittenden were spotting enjoying the water recently.

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FAST CAR - Jeremiah Bojda races around the track at Lakeside Go-Karts & Mini Golf. The track offers both adult and kids course as well as a bumper car course. continued from page 10

relaxing are available to those looking for a quiet escape. An assortment of water activities are available at the lake, including but not limited to: paddle boarding, kayaking, boating or swimming — or just floating and relaxing. Again, it’s up to you at the lakefront. Don’t forget the winter essentials, either, like skating, skiing and ice fishing. Just because the days get shorter in the winter doesn’t mean there’s less to do. Entertainment and service abounds year-round on and off the lake with a busy waterfront. Check out the many vendors that set up in the warmer months at the lakefront, or the street entertainment that includes many buskers demonstrating their skills. Whatever your tastes, you can be certain that there is something to satisfy them at the lakefront.

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Fireworks

all year in Sylvan Lake

The first fireworks show of the year takes place on New Year’s Eve. Thousands flock to the water’s edge, some parking in vehicles on the lake and tuning their radios into 88.5 FM to hear the music all of the majestic shows are choreographed to. Others prefer the thundering sounds of the explosions overhead and choose to skate on the lake next to the Christmas tree. The Town of Sylvan Lake also holds a spectacular Christmas showing in December during the festive season. Fireworks come again in February for Winterfest following a fun-filled family weekend. Various shows can be caught throughout the summer months, including the annual highly attended Canada Day fireworks. The Town has become well known for the fireworks shows with nearly every show’s grand finale blasts leaving onlookers cheering with their hands raised. Launched off the pier in downtown Sylvan Lake, the best place to watch the show from is typically anywhere along Lakeshore Drive. Find an early seat at a rooftop patio in the summer months for the perfect place to watch the show. Winter months mean you may need to bundle up a bit more while watching the show, but with the music timed perfectly to the booms overhead - a parked vehicle can often be the best place to watch. When the lake freezes in the winter, the Town creates two skating rinks on the lake in addition to a large parking lot where many park to watch the winter shows. “Like” the Town of Sylvan Lake on Facebook or follow them on Twitter for frequent updates on fireworks shows. Be sure to mark your calendars for the shows such as Canada Day, Christmas and New Year’s Eve to make sure you don’t miss a moment of the fun. YULE TIDE - The annual Christmas fireworks show following the Santa Clause Parade showcased a stunning backdrop behind the pier’s Christmas tree.

WINTERFEST DISPLAY - The 2017 Winterfest family fun day was capped off by another stunning fireworks show off the pier in Sylvan Lake.

NEW YEARS New Years in Sylvan always features a spectacular display of fireworks over the lake.

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FITTING TRIBUTE - MLA Don MacIntyre always takes part in one of Sylvan’s most notable days. Veteran’s Voices of Canada Flags of Remembrance honours all the Canadians who have sacrificed for our country. SYLVAN LAKE NEWS FILE PHOTO

Sylvan Lake

— The Town for all seasons

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To the long-time resident, newly arrived or just visiting for the weekend, welcome! If you’re lucky enough to linger around Sylvan Lake through the seasons, you’ll begin to see the core network of Lakers who make this community what it is. From our Mayor and Council members, to the surrounding county, from the churches and advocacy groups to the farmers and volunteers, this town is filled to overflowing with life year-round. Whether it be summer fairs, winter festivals or recreation in and out of the water, Sylvan Lake stands with open arms and hands to those from far and wide. You can learn the ebb and flow of this lakeside town, adding your own vibrancy to the thrum of life along the way, by connecting with those in local businesses, coffee shops and restaurants. Take a ride on the wild side with flyboarding, or time to unwind with a stroll through the farmers market. However you choose to be a part of life here in Sylvan Lake, we’re glad you came! Don MacIntyre, MLA Innisfail-Sylvan Lake #2, 160 Hewlett Park Landing Sylvan Lake, AB, T4S 2J3 P. 403.887.9575 E. Innisfail.SylvanLake@assembly.ab.ca discover SYLVAN LAKE

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Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp has a new home this summer

Left: HOCKEY CAMP – The Sylvan Lake Hockey C a m p i s w h e re m i n o r hockey players learn the fundamental skills according to their age at the NexSource Centre. SYLVAN LAKE NEWS FILE PHOTOS

Bottom: HOCKEY CAMP – The hockey camp has multiple age-levels and even has a special camp located in Jasper, AB.

SUBMITTED BY HOCKEY CAMP PRESIDENT GRAHAM PARSONS

The long anticipated wait is over! After nearly two decades, several studies and plans, and one near tragedyturned-opportunity - the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp resides in their new home. Following the collapse, in January of 2014, of the Sylvan Lake Arena - original home of the camp for 40 years - plans for a new facility were accelerated. Three years, two months and 11 days later the doors to the Town of Sylvan Lake’s new Nexsource Center opened and a new era for the Camp begins. Skating on the new ice surface, precisely located where the original surface was, is only one component of the facility that will now allow the camp the flexdiscover SYLVAN LAKE

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ibility to do all activities under one roof. Ample dry floor, complete with a running track for off ice training, state of the art classroom space, day meal and dormitory facilities and an indoor pool are the major assets for the program. Ideally, the Camp is still located one block from the Lakefront and weather permitting, as has been the history, most afternoon activities will still take advantage of those outdoor training amenities. Hard work in camp is balanced with some well deserved beach time or time at the new Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash Park! The new facilities are fantastic but the overall training program has to match, or exceed certain levels. This year the SLHC is proud to be the first hockey school to receive a Hockey Alberta ‘Alternate Season Program Sanction’. This

is the result of a four year commitment the Camp made to Hockey Alberta to deliver off season training in accordance with Hockey Canada and Hockey Alberta’s ‘Long Term Player Development’ (LTPD) initiative. This program assures that all attendees are getting the latest in ‘age and skill appropriate’ training, both on and off the ice. Opening in 1975, the Camp has served well over 50,000 students from all parts of the globe. Over 900 participants, between the ages of 5 - 17 years, attend one or more of six weekly sessions, during the summer. As well, two Goaltender specific sessions, an all-girls session and a session in beautiful Jasper National Park are available as options. For more information visit sylvanlakehockeycamp.com


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Jaz z at the Lake

a can’t-miss event this summer

JAZZ AT THE LAKE - What better way to spend a day at the lake than listening to the soft, soothing sounds of jazz? Don’t miss Jazz at the Lake August 17-20. SYLVAN LAKE NEWS FILE PHOTO

Featuring an array of terrific talent, the highly-anticipated Jazz at the Lake Festival is returning, running from Aug. 17th-20th at venues around town. Organizers took the last couple of years to stage a concert series for a bit of a hiatus, but the time is right to bring the popular event back - and this year promises to be a superb sonic experience. “We just felt we needed to take a break,” explained Eric Allison, one of the Festival’s founders. His wife, Cheryl Fisher, is one of this year’s accomplished headliners, and it was actually her idea to launch the event back in the early 2000s. “In that time off, we got some great new board members and a new volunteer coordinator. And we decided, by unanimous decision of the board, that we would bring it back - our 15th year - which is quite special,” said Allison. discover SYLVAN LAKE

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“We’re very excited about it.” Allison recalls Fisher coming up with the idea for the Festival, and then the time he teamed up with her, Al Fisher and Matt Toonders to further detail how to bring it together and hatch a plan to launch that very first event. Fisher knew the history of Sylvan Lake and the passion for music that had existed in the community. “She knew how Sylvan Lake had presented all of this great music; she thought, ‘why not bring this back? Why not have a jazz festival in Sylvan Lake? It’s already got the roots and the history.’ “We got together with her cousin Al Fisher, and Matt Toonders - the four of us had Caesars down at Pete’s on the Beach and hatched this plan. Ultimately, we got about 10 business leaders to kick in about $500 apiece to put it on, the first year.

“From there, it just grew and it kind of took on a life of its own. It grew, and grew and grew - it’s like we couldn’t stop it,” he said with a laugh. “We are extremely pleased that it’s become what it has become. But we couldn’t do this without our dedicated and great volunteer crew, our festival manager and our volunteer coordinator. This would be impossible to do without the team that we’ve got.” That said, there is always room for more volunteer help as well, he added. Besides the exemplary Fisher, rounding out the list of headliners this summer are Jon Faddis, Jack Semple and Johnny Summers. Faddis, who hails from Oakland, California, is a jazz trumpet player. continued on page 17


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According to the website, “Upon his first appearance on the scene, he became known for his ability to closely mirror the sound of trumpet icon Dizzy Gillespie, who was his mentor, along with Stan Kenton trumpeter Bill Catalano. However, Faddis had the ability to play controlled melodic lines in an even higher register than Dizzy. “After playing with Charles Mingus and the Thad Jones/ Mel Lewis band he became a noted studio musician in New York, appearing on many pop recordings in the late 1970s and early 1980s.” Faddis currently teaches in Stonybrook, New York and oftentimes will bring students along to his gigs and allow them to sit in. Allison said Faddis and his family vacation annually in B.C. and it turns out that he will be wrapping up that holiday just in time to make it to Jazz at the Lake. “He’s going to do a brass clinic also - we’ve never had a trumpet player as a festival headliner - and we’ve never had a brass player for a workshop which we always do every year, with one of the headliners,” she said. “We are really excited about that, too.” Hailed by the Montreal Jazz Festival as, “One of the greatest female singers in the history of Canadian jazz,” Fisher is recognized as an international jazz performer who brings authenticity and vitality to every song she sings. With six internationally acclaimed, nationally released CDs, Fisher is an Alberta Recording Industry Association award recipient as well. As mentioned, Allison is married to Fisher, who described his wife as not just one of the finest singers he has ever heard, but also that, “She has an extremely rare ability that I’ve seen in only a handful of artists to touch an audience and connect with an audience through her singing and the material she does. “When she gets up there, it’s like another world. She

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communicates these stories through this beautiful material - she chooses her material very carefully. The first time I heard her, I recognized her connection with the audience.” Her recordings and performances feature the cream of the North American Jazz scene including such luminaries as Tommy Banks, P.J. Perry, Terry Clarke, Neil Swainson, Reg Schwager, Eddie Higgins, John Stowell and Randy Porter, to name a few. Semple grew up on a farm north of Regina, and started his musical career playing with various local bands. He relocated to Toronto in the late 1980s to become the lead guitarist of The Lincolns, a popular funk and rhythm and blues band. He left the band after two years and returned to Regina to pursue a

solo career and to spend more time with his family. Semple also won a Juno award in 1991 for best roots recording. He also has won two Western Canadian music awards for Qu’Appelle and In the Blue Light. “He’s an amazing talent,” said Allison. “Of all the people we’ve had here - and we’ve had many packed houses and a phenomenal response - Jack just blew everybody away. I remember once when he performed in the Alliance Church - he threw his guitar straight up to the roof at the end of the tune, it twirled down and he caught it to play the last chord. The place just went absolutely nuts - he’s a phenomenal guitar player.” At the age of 11, Summers sat in his bedroom, listening for the first time to Harry Connick Jr.’s Blue Light, Red Light album. He immediately

began seeking out the best teachers he could, wherever he could. His dynamic talent as a vocalist, trumpet player, arranger and composer was born out of a true passion to exceed the status quo at every turn. “I think from the very first year, we had a swing dance,” said Allison. “Everybody loves him - he’s a great entertainer, he sings well, he plays great and his band is excellent. “Johnny is also a very talented arranger - he arranges all of the music for his band. And it’s not only swing music. He does some contemporary stuff, he does some rock and roll and other genres - and just puts on a wonderful program.” For more information about Jazz at the Lake, or to learn more about volunteer opportunities, check out www.jazzatthelake.com.

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The Royal Canadian Legion is Canada’s largest Veteran support and community service organization. Members make a difference in the lives of Veterans and their families, provide essential services within our communities, and remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our Country. The Sylvan Lake Branch has been active since 1946 when the first building was opened for returning Veterans. Today membership is open to all Canadians. Stop by and visit or take part in our activities.

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Camp Kuriakos offers plenty for the entire family One of the most well-rounded Central Alberta summer camp choices would have to be at Camp Kuriakos, located on the scenic shores of Sylvan Lake. “We try to do two new summer programs and two new winter or retreat programs each year,” explained Assistant Director Paul Kopjar. “It’s all part of figuring out what people want and testing out new things as well.” Summer programs run the gamut from Kids I (July 5th-7th; ages 6 - 9) and Kids II (July 23rd-28th; ages 8 - 11) to Kids III Aug. 7th-11th; ages 8-11. Junior Youth Camp runs July 9th14th for ages 12 - 14; Senior Youth Camp runs Aug. 20th-25th for ages 14 - 18 and there are also Adventure Weeks for various age groups as well. These involve small groups experiencing life outdoors, honing their adventure skills by learning ‘Leave No Trace’ principles, practising outdoor cooking skills and further developing canoeing abilities - which in itself is a key part of the experience. Kopjar said Adventure Weeks have proven to be an enormous hit, adding that last year’s version was full by the end of March. “It was fantastic,” he said, adding that the extensive canoeing in the Adventure Week is indeed a highlight. And it’s something not every kid gets to experience growing up. “It’s so good for kids - if they get to try that now, they’re lucky! “ “Adventure Week campers also loved the freedom of having the smaller groups,” he said. “It’s just your group - you can pick what you are going to do as a group. You aren’t following a schedule that 80 other kids might be following,” he said. Another option this season is what is called MAD Camp which includes acting, singing, rehearsing and performing. Directors Pete and Josanna Justine will lead campers through

the creative challenge of learning a musical production in just one week. Camper talents will then be on display for parents and friends on Friday with the curtain call at 3:30 p.m. and the performance starting at 4 p.m. Music and Drama Camp runs July 30th-Aug. 4th for ages 8 - 16. There are also two Family Camps (July 16th-21st and Aug. 13th-18th). “Last summer we added a Grand Family Camp which is for grandparents and grandkids,” he said, adding that campers noted it was both a fun and relaxing experience. “We’re doing that again this summer.” Other opportunities at Camp Kuriakos include an Adults Only camp which runs July 2nd-5th. “Join us for three nights at Camp, and days full of coffee times; enjoying Muf’s delicious food; working in the wood shop; seeing the passion play; engaging in bible study this year focused around the theme ‘Follow Me’- what does it mean to follow Christ in our daily life; worship, Canada Day parades and much more!” A Men’s Retreat is set for Sept. 23rd-25th with guest speaker Rev. David Holmes of Rimbey and a Women’s Retreat runs Nov. 3rd-5th. The Family Advent Retreat runs Nov. 10th-12th and the SHIFT! Young Adult Retreat is set for Dec. 1st-3rd with guest speaker Rev. Dr. Laura Holck of the Lutheran Church of the Cross in Calgary. For more information, call 403-746-2702 or email info@ kuriakos.ab.ca.

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The Sylvan Lake Farmers Market is always one of summer’s greatest hits in Sylvan Lake on Friday evenings, and this year promises to be no different - especially considering that they will now have a new home along the lakeshore. “It is a bustling, moderate-sized market with a something for everyone under the sun,” Organizer Crystal Loewen said. “During the summer months - July and August - we have up to 70 vendors selling all sorts of things.” “All sorts of things” is an understatement, with the number of vendors increasing every year, each selling unique items like • spring rolls • cabbage rolls • pepperoni • jerky • honey • wine • jams

• preserves • cottage wine - which is a berry wine, • local cheese from Sylvan Star Cheese • cupcakes • baking from scratch

The market also has fresh local vegetables and B.C. fruit, as well as on-site concession stands, which according to Loewen, have “all the things that taste so good on a Friday at the lake.” The Farmers Market looks to cater to everyone with bouncy castles for kids, as well as the ability for local artisans and craftspeople to sell their goods.

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For Loewen, being part of the summer culture in Sylvan Lake is part of what makes the Farmers Market special. “It is a gathering place for lots of locals in the area as well as all the vacationers that want to come and enjoy outdoor shopping with friends,” she said. “They can have some supper continued on page 21

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there and with the new location down on the waterfront, it will be a great time. People can walk there and then go over to the go-karts or walk along the beachfront and enjoy the wonderful scenery.” The Farmers Market has moved several times over the course of its history, however Loewen is particularly excited about this move due to the busy nature and beauty of Sylvan Lake’s lakeshore in the summer. “I am very excited. It is very positive and it will be a nice change to be right on the lakefront,” she said. “The old waterslide site will have a grassed area that the Town is putting in. There is also a wonderful washroom facility there. We may even have onsite parking, however we aren’t sure of the configuration yet. It will be different than the previous one long road because we are now in a triangular shaped lot.” With the new location, Loewen recognizes that there may be a few hiccups - however she is confident that quick remedies will be available for all issues. “I am excited and looking forward to having our regular vendors and our new vendors,” she said. “It may be a bit challenging this year because it is a gravel lot. People in walkers and

wheel chairs may have a bit of difficulty moving around at the market. I am hoping that in the future it will be a paved lot, but I am unsure when/if the Town will be doing that.” “It is a nice location to be down in the area with all the fun things that happen in that area,” she said. “When I started, this was a fair bit smaller than now, so we have gone through quite a bit of change over the years. With each move we have grown and last year was our most successful year. We had a record number of vendors and our shoppers increased as well.” Being able to forge relationships with vendors is part of the joy of the Farmers Market, according to Loewen. “It is exciting to see the different vendors that want to come, and we have new ones almost every week. This year is shaping up to be the same way and it is exciting to see the growth. People are interested in buying local Alberta products fresh from producers. The vendors are excited to talk to people about the food, how it was grown and where it was grown. It is a nice touch to have that connection with your foods as well as the crafts and everything else.” Loewen added “come check it out. We have things for everyone every Friday starting on May 19 4-7:30 p.m.”

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We are so blessed in Sylvan Lake to have so to take on the task of thinking big! Soon a path many opportunities now to be fit and healthy! will connect Jarvis Bay to Sylvan Lake and that When I moved here in 2001, that was not quite will create a scenic route that can take a person the case! Our town leaders, business owners and around most of the southern part of the lake from citizens have fought so hard to create an ever Birchcliff all the way around to Honeymoon Bay. improving environment of opportunity here and (See the Town Trail Map.) every year it gets better and better. 5. Cycling around the lake is yet another amaz1. Sylvan Lake has a great history regarding ing gift. While there are many, many places to the most obvious resource - the lake - but it goes ride within the town and village roads, the most beyond that. Obviously the clean, clear lake itself obvious for longer road riding is the big 60km holds such fitness bounty as swimming, water rectangle around the lake. Taking Highway 11a skiing, wakeboarding, SCUBA diving (did you out to Highway 11, turn right through Eckville, know we have an underwater dive park just off SCOTT MCDERMOTT then another right on Rainy Creek Road. This SYLVAN LAKE NEWS Norglenwold? 1a) and more recently kite boardtakes you to Highway 20, where some lovely hills COLUMNIST ing and stand up paddle boarding. But I think it is will bring you back to the traffic circle and into important to note the work that has gone into making sure we town, completing the loop. have a safe 800 m long swim buoy line to define where boats 6. For running the dogs, there is a small dog park within go and where people go (and please, do not drag the buoy line the Town limits, and another off the norther end of Jarvis around – thanks), but also the awesome dock to gather on and Bay Campground. around. When you add in the winter activities that the Town 7. Leader Field is not only a hub of activity for soccer and pours effort into – we have the skating surfaces, the long course various summer events (and soon a spray park!), but in the speed skating, snowshoeing and cross country skiing as well. winter, it hosts a skating rink (many of our neighborhoods do) 2. We are well supported with local private Gyms too. A as well as the big sledding hill. few big ones and several smaller ones, plus martial arts, yoga, 8. Over by the community centre there are fields for soccer, dance, Incline Industries skate park, and more. In a town of baseball, basketball and the area is home to the awesome skate our size, we have more than the average for fitness centres, park for the summer months. and that is pretty awesome! A quick visit to the local Sylvan I apologize if I missed anything – there is a lot to cover! If Lake Directory website will connect you with these resources. you want to be healthy and fit, Sylvan Lake is ready for you! 3. Opened Spring 2017, the NexSource centre is an amazHappy training! ing gift to Sylvan Lake! When we got the new Aquatic Centre Scott McDermott. Personal Trainer, Coach, Author. around 2003, we scored big, but when the upgrades reached critical, and the old barn (our oldest hockey arena) collapsed, and the curling rink reached its life span, the town rallied to create the most magnificent space! Two Hockey arenas, a revamped pool, a running track, curling, seniors centre, kids play space and so much more! Truly a hub of activity for so many of us! 4. Trails for running, strolling, skateboarding and walking were sorely missed 17 years ago, but with an attention to detail from the planning department, each new sub division and each new area features more and more trails that tie in together to the master plan created over the years. The redevelopment of Lakeshore Drive being the crown jewel in our outside mobility space, and again, huge credit to the people with the foresight

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Customs and Classics Show and Shine returns to Sylvan Lake

The Sylvan Lake Customs and Classics is a one-of-a-kind enthusiast group. Not only do they host an amazing display and range of vehicles, but the club also has a special pride in building their community. Gord Bredo took over the club from the local Chamber of Commerce 11 years ago. Since that time, he has gained many friends, had countless road trips and has overall become very proud of the Customs and Classics family. “It’s one thing to have a very nice classic sitting in your garage, but if all you do is give it a wax job every once in a while, it doesn’t get you out there. The club gets you out, about and meeting people and going places and having fun,” he said. The club meets at the Sylvan Lake Legion Hall once a month to plan events, and the planning comes to a culmination with the annual Show and Shine in July. This year, the Sylvan Lake Customs and Classics 11th Annual Car Show will take place on July 8th, at the Meadowlands Golf Club. From April through to October, the members meet to arrange special road trips, to plan social events such as heading to concerts, and to generally share their love of automotives. Bredo said it’s less about the best, brightest and most expensive, but truly about the owner’s love of their vehicles. “One of the reasons I think I enjoy the show so much is I remember how I felt when I was younger. When I was a young boy, I’d see a nice car go by and my jaw would drop to the ground - this is kind of a way of giving that back to people. When you go to other towns and communities and take part

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in their shows, it’s our way of giving back to the car hobby,” he explained. Members of Customs and Classics take part in numerous Show and Shine events across Central Alberta, and have even travelled together through provinces - and even down into the United States - simply to share their passion. “We go out to Blackfalds, Red Deer and Lacombe quite a bit. It’s nice to travel together, and we have a couple members who are mechanics, just in case our machines leave us on the side of the road,” he said with a laugh, adding that is a rare occurrence, but it’s nice to have the option, anyway. He said a number of couples are part of the group, and that it’s a great way for them to have a cheap and fun date night, while also being able to spend time with like-minded friends. “Within this club, you have something in common right away. My family moved to Sylvan Lake about 12 years ago from a small town. Coming here, we didn’t know anyone but through the vehicles, we were able to find people with similar interests - this was a really easy way to get to know some really nice people,” Bredo said. He said the group is very laid back and easygoing, and love to get together for concerts, barbecues and just spending time together. In its essence, Customs and Classics is about community. Of course, it is community coming together around revving engines, classic models and a love for unique vehicles, but its greatest value is in the friendships that can be formed by becoming a member. “We just try to treat people as friendly as we would like to be treated in any other town, or by anyone else. If anyone enjoys the car hobby, or has a car sitting in their garage, come on out. It doesn’t have to be the nicest one, or the most expensive - we just want to see people who have pride in their car and want to share that with our community,” Bredo said. Follow along with the group on facebook, Sylvan Lake Customs and Classics or on their website, www.sylvanlakecustomsandclassics.com ANTIQUE CARS - Ewald and Betty Anne Braun and their 1931 Model A Victoria they found in pieces in Oregon were at the show last year.


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Sylvan Lake Cruz Night

“We invite anyone and everyone who has a passion for veFor Sylvan Lake car enthusiasts there are a few options to pursue when looking to check out some of the hottest cars in hicles to join us. We just want people to come and hang out and enjoy it,” he said. the area. One of those options is the Local businesses often donate door prizes for the Sylvan Lake Cruz Night, predrivers, so that when they sented by Adrenaline Motors and 100.7 Cruz FM. cruise into the lot, they are Sylvan Lake Cruz Night given tickets to be entered into draws. The crew of 100.7 began in 2015, and has gained traction since then. Cruz FM is on scene each The events are held in the week, pumping music and enNo Frills parking lot every tertaining the crowd as part of Wednesday night, starting at the event. Sylvan Lake Cruz Night 6 p.m. Tyson Czuy of Adrenaline does have a Facebook page Motors founded the Cruz of the same name, and videos Night as a way to share his and photos are posted regularly through Instagram and passion and drive for stellar vehicles with the Sylvan Lake Snapchat, under the usercommunity. CRUZ NIGHT - This particularily patriotic 1967 Beaumont name @AdrenalineMotors. “I’m a huge car enthusiast was spotted on the outskirts of the No Frills parking lot Czuy said social media is often myself, and I wanted people last summer. the best way to keep up to in Sylvan Lake to be able to date on events and special have a car show right here in our own backyards, instead of features. “I just love nice cars - I’m an enthusiast, it’s my business and having to drive out to Red Deer,” Czuy said. “Adrenaline specializes in sports cars and unique vehicles, it’s my passion,” he said, adding his goal is to simply share this so I felt the Cruz Night was a natural thing for me to take on.” passion with others in the community and that he hopes to see Being born and raised into a family businesses of car dealer- support for the events grow this year. ships, Czuy has had a few years to grow his love of automotives. He said the Cruz night is a way to share that within the community, and to take time to check out other cool vehicles in the area with other car enthusiasts. “When I was growing up, I was always in the showroom checking out the nicest, newest cars. Then I began working with them, and helping out to grow the business. Some say I just have fuel in my blood,” he said with a laugh. “I just get so excited about really nice cars, and look at them and say, ‘wow what a sexy car!’ - I can’t help it.” Cruz Night has seen some growth since its humble beginnings in the Canadian Tire parking lot. Czuy said that they will see anywhere from 20-30 vehicles Tuesdays Thursdays All You on a slow night, and upwards of 50 vehicles on other event Unlimited Can Eat nights. He added that Cruz Night will continue to run each Fish Fish & Wednesday through the summer, so people have a few options Taco Chips to plan as to when they can check it out.

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Sylvan Lake has a new community hub at the NexSource Centre

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The Sylvan Lake News sat down with the Town of Sylvan Lake’s Sales and Marketing Coordinator Jared Waldo to discuss the new NexSource Centre. Q: Can you describe the excitement around the Town regarding the NexSource Centre? A: I think I speak for a lot of people when I say this was a long time coming. There were a lot of people doing a lot of wonderful things, behind the scenes, to make this a reality. We have finally gotten there and the excitement to finally be here is amazing, and the users coming in that are here on a daily basis are extremely happy - most specifically with the pool. We have been without for so long and we have a lot of users that are happy to be swimming at home, as opposed to going to neighbouring communities. They are happy to be home and the pool is a very loud, active place - which is fantastic. Q: Don MacKenzie of the Seniors’ Centre recently talked about how all the user groups are becoming one big happy family. Is this something you guys had in mind during the planning stages? A: I don’t know if we had that in mind when we initially planned, but Don is right. Having everyone under one roof together and working side-by-side with the Seniors’ Centre, the Curling Club and moving into winter with Minor Hockey and Figure Skating is great. We have a home for Lacrosse again, which is great. The Sylvan Lake Nauticals are home again discover SYLVAN LAKE

and gearing up. So having everyone under one roof, here and working together is working great. We want everyone who comes to the NexSource Centre to have a positive experience and because we are all involved together - we have a group mentality where anyone, from any group, from any facility can help bring that experience to the user; that’s what we do. So if anyone has an issue or feedback, they can speak to anyone and then we can bring it to the forefront. We, as a NexSource Centre group, can address that together. We can ensure that we can fix those issues and also help to avoid them.We have already received that and it has been great. Q: Can you discuss how the Town has missed having a recreational heart? A: I remember years ago with the initial concepts of having a facility like this, in this part of Town. That was the idea then, that this place could be a central hub where people come together and get involved with healthy, active lifestyles. To have it where we have it, and have it being so close to our core business community downtown; close to our municipal buildings and close to our residential is ideal. One of the great things is also that we are so close to the Lodge. We have Seniors that are now able to walk over, utilize the pool and still be to walk home. That accessibility for them and for everyone is so handy. To have this location is advantageous to everybody. continued on page 27

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Q: How nice is it to have all this space where the Town look forward to the feedback work and play moreso than prior to Sylvan Lakers can hold events like weddings, we receive about ideas that can be done having the NexSource Centre. These new here. I have already had conversations possibilities are what drive me everyday grads and their different celebrations? and it is exciting because A: It is fantastic. We we haven’t even begun to do have some wonderscratch the surface. ful facilities within our Q: What should Sylvan community, as it is, right Lakers not miss in 2017 at now. As you know, this the NexSource Centre? community continues to A: As far as what’s to grow. I love the fact that come in 2017, there are more and more people are so many ideas of what we wanting to come to celwant to do that we almost ebrate their wedding, for have to calm ourselves example. We would never down. We need to ensure want to be in a position that we can do the things where we don’t have the we want to do. The opfacilities to help make that portunities are there for someone’s day special. By trade shows, musical having the Multi-Purpose events, concerts, comedy rooms available for events shows and those types of like that just adds to what events that don’t normally we already have in Town. To have it along with ev- ICE RINKS - The NexSource Centre features two hockey rinks come off the beaten path erything else in the Nex- that allows for multiple groups to return home - including Figure to Sylvan Lake. Usually Skating and Minor Lacrosse. they will stay on HWY 2, Source Centre just complements that. Weddings, conferences, that say ‘this is something we did back but we would like to be that off-shoot on group meetings and even something as home. Can we do something like that HWY 11. We are exploring working with simple as having a movie day where we here?’ The possibilities and opportunities promoters and individual groups to bring have projectors playing movies for kids are what make the NexSource Centre these events to Sylvan Lake at a cost are all things that we can do now. There exciting. We have been self-sustaining that is affordable to our users and also are so many things we can do. We at in Sylvan for a while, but now we can something that is unique to the Town.

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Our seasonal Beach Ambassador staff are available to assist with any community related questions, Thursday through Monday from 10:00 AM â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6:00 PM. The Beach Ambassador Hut is located at the edge of Centennial Park, next to Provincial Washroom #2. The Ambassadors also regularly patrol the lakefront, as well as participate in community events. If you see them out and about, stop and say hi! Permanent visitor services are located in the NexSource Centre at 4823 - 49 Avenue.

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Sylvan Lake Sailing Club

offers companionship and competition Residents of Sylvan Lake are lucky to have access to a beautiful body of water, where they can swim, suntan and even sail in the summer. The Sylvan Lake Sailing Club (SLSC) offers a unique experience on the water, and a close community on the land. Bill Young, Commodore of the club, says the community of the group is what has kept him a part of it for the past 15 years. “It’s really about the people. It’s about the sailing, of course, but more about sharing something that we all love to do,” Young said. “We learn from one another, there is friendly competiton among the group -it’s a very happy bunch of people who just like to share a time on the water.” Young says the group uses clearly defined rules to offer safe, fun and competitive racing. He said there are a number of roles people can take within the club, based on their expereince and abilities on the boat. Each year, the group hosts a number of race days called regattas, that can span anywhere from a single day, such as the Commodore’s Cup, to a full three-day event where sailing clubs from around the province are invited. In any case, the core of the group is simply to enjoy the water and enjoy good company. “There are various levels that people can participate,” Young explained. “People sharing ownership of boats is quite common, as well. People can come and crew regularly with a friend on their boat. These different ways people can get involved create companionship, collaboration and teamwork. That’s all critical to a good day on the water, and our club is generally successful

in achieving that.” The Sailing Club meets every Wednesday evening from May through to September. The club is open to any and all who wish to participate, and the SLSC eagerly supports youth sailors to develop their passion on the waters. The group does not have a formal teaching program, but Young says there are many opportunities to learn from other members of the group who are more experienced. “We often will sail on other people’s boats, and help them out where we can. We encourage people who are interested in sailing to contact us and get started,” Young said. Members of the club can participate in the weekly races, as well as pursuit races, socials and regattas. The main regattas of the club are the aforementioned Commodore’s Cup, as well as the Memorial Cup and the End of the Summer Hummer. “The year-end regatta has always been quite successful. We usually have most of our club, and invite folks from other clubs in the province, as well,” Young said, explaining that it’s always nice to see how they stack up to other sailing clubs. The End of Summer Hummer is a great way to celebrate the season among friends, and it’s an event to look forward to throughout the season. “We encourage people to come on out for some of our planned weekend events - that is the best opportunity to introduce people to the club and to sailing,” Young added. For details on registration, events and more, head to www. sylvansailing.ca.

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Kicking off the Christmas season

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TRADE NEGOTIATIONS - Mayor Sean McIntyre met with dignitaries from the North Pole to discuss a future trade visit from Santa Claus the night of December 24. TODD COLIN VAUGHAN/ SYLVAN LAKE NEWS

The Spirit of Yuletide Festival is a great kick-off to the Christmas season in Sylvan Lake. This year’s event runs Dec. 1st and 2nd at the NexSource Centre. “This is our sixth annual event coming up and it’s a festival and market and it runs in conjunction with the Town’s Santa Claus parade,” said Graham Parsons, Festival chair. The event is free and includes a kids’ zone with facepainting and bouncy castles as well as craft making. There is also a Christmas market with vendors that showcase their Christmas wares, there are raffle tables, draws and silent auctions as well as local entertainment. Santa and Mrs. Claus also make an appearance. continued on page 35

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This year is an extra exciting one as The Spirit of Yuletide Festival will be held in the newly-built NexSource Centre. In previous years, the Festival took place in two separate arenas and in most recent years, the Festival was bursting at the seams in one venue. “We are really looking forward to it,” said Parsons. “We’ll be under one roof and we are expanding to all sorts of different events. Other groups, who are involved in the NexSource Centre are getting involved.” This year there will be a minor hockey event and figure skating included. “There’s all sorts of space for different events. We are hoping to expand to our entertainment into the hallway and foyer to make it a real Christmas event.” Parsons said the idea of the Festival came from a friend who lived down east who saw a Santa Claus parade that ended with a festival in the

House of Music - Taylor McCarthy, Jadyn Habinski and Sara Koch of the House of Music performed “O Holy Night” at last year’s Spirit of the Yuletide festival.

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local arena. “He talked to me one day about it because I ran the old arena and it stuck in my head. Then in 2010 we almost lost the parade because interest was dwindling and that is when the idea was born and we thought we would try to

make it a bigger event then it was and not so weather-dependent,” said Parsons. “We put together an amazing committee of volunteers and it is completely volunteer-driven and 100 per cent of the proceeds go towards local charities. “We have raised over

$50,000 for local charities.” He added this year proceeds will go towards the Urgent Care Society, the Red Deer Food Bank and Christmas Bureau. For more information, visit www.spiritofsylvanyuletide. com.

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CANADA DAY IN Sylvan Lake

O’ CANADA - Pam and Brooklyn Koller enjoyed the many events throughout Sylvan Lake on Canada Day last year.

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CANADA ¹50 - Daniel Bustamante and his son Lucas Bustamante made the trek into Sylvan to enjoy the bouncy castles on Canada Day last year.


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ROTARY CLUB - The Rotary Club plans and manages a multitude of events and activities for Canada Day in Sylvan Lake.

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EAT IN Sylvan Lake

Those who are looking for a fresh bite to eat, a hearty filling meal or even to just indulge their inner foodie will not be disappointed in Sylvan Lake. With everything from the gamut of diverse food offerings from local restaurants, to the veritable smorgasbord of food available from the many vendors who set up shop along the waterfront, and at farmers markets throughout the warmer months, Sylvan Lake offers something to satisfy every discerning palette. For those who want a bite to eat, Sylvan Lake has many places that satisfy cravings for almost any kind of food, at any time of day: breakfast, lunch, dinner or whenever hunger strikes. Food offerings in Sylvan include seafood, the likes of which can be found at Joey’s restaurants; Asian food, such continued on page 39

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as curries, noodle bowls, Chinese, Japanese and Korean food; Italian food like the pizzas made at Boston Pizza, Big Daddy’s Pizza or Panago Pizza; classics like steak and even wild game meat. As would be expected of a town in proximity to such a beautiful lake, many of the unique restaurants offering delectable dishes are found along the lakefront, for ease of access when enjoying all that the Town has to offer. Much of the eating you can do in Town can be done within sight of the lake, out on a patio, enjoying your meal in the open air. So when you visit Sylvan Lake, come hungry, so you can eat like a local! Joey’s Pizza, on Beju Industrial Drive can be found in the southeast part of town, near 47 Ave.

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WINTERFEST IN Sylvan Lake

Annual Sylvan Lake Winterfest a fun time for all The annual Winterfest celebration is always one that Sylvan Lakers look forward to, and next year’s event will be no exception. Sylvan Lake Winterfest is held every year on Family Day weekend, with the 2018 event happening Feb. 16-19th. Events are held across the Town and include a variety of family-friendly activities. “Winterfest is an outdoor winter festival. It’s very communityoriented and community-run. Different groups also host events throughout the weekend as well as the Town organizes a few of the events,” said Michelle Houle, special events coordinator for Sylvan Lake Winterfest. “The purpose is to get people outside and get them active. It’s something fun in the middle of winter.” The popular Polar Bear Dip will take place on Feb. 17th at 1 p.m. This event includes Sylvan Lake’s bravest taking the

plunge into frigid waters, all for a good cause, as money raised from the event goes to charity. Other events include family-friendly activities on the lake such as sleigh rides, skating, sliding and bonfires with s’mores. A fireworks show also takes place Feb. 17th at 7 p.m. Community groups also sponsor a number of activities including hot chocolate and coffee as well as more interactive exhibits such as the life-sized snow globe bouncy castle. “It’s a time to have fun with your family and friends.” Houle said in recent years with the weather being just right come the event, there have been thousands who take part in the festivities. “There have been a lot of people down at the lake. It has been awesome.” For more information about the event, call 403-887-2199.

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Sylvan Lake is the place for parks PALO PARK - Although a golden oldie, Palo Park is perhaps one of the quietest places in Sylvan Lake to bring your kids to play. The lush green space located next to the park is perfect for family fun in the sun or a picnic on a nice day. Escape the crowds and take time to enjoy the big hill next to the park and the open spaces for activities.

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PARKS IN Sylvan Lake

SKATE PARK - The Sylvan Lake Skate Park provides a safe place for kids to catch some air.

M E M O R I A L PA R K Sylvan Lake Memorial Park is set in the heart of downtown and offers a quiet place to sit, relax and perhaps enjoy a picnic while honouring our veterans. Located just off Railway Avenue on 49 Steet.

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Winter in Sylvan Lake

Winter is when the town’s true spirit comes alive. Winter in Sylvan Lake is the perfect place to be, no matter what day of the week. There are a variety of fun activities to do in town - from walking along Lakeshore Drive and seeing ice fishing huts out on the lake, to skating with your family on the lake. Events are planned in the winter time such as Winterfest, the Santa Claus Parade and various other events. Around 6,000 individuals took part in last year’s Winterfest activities. Parking never seems to be an issue when it comes to activities on the lake in the winter; with many people parking right on the lake , where there is never any worry of where to find a spot. Parking on the lake makes it that much more convenient when strapping on a pair of ice skates, and heading out onto the ice, since your vehicle is never too far away. Fireworks often grace the end of each event happening in town. Fireworks are enjoyed by the whole community and light HOCKEY – Children play hockey outdoors on the frozen ice as a pastime in up the night sky, but are also reflected on Sylvan Lake. the ice. Children skate about in the green, yellow and white colours painted temporarily on the ice by the fireworks offering a picturesque scene. Ice fishing is an all-time favourite for locals and visitors of the town. People often set up shacks and tents or just bring out buckets to collect their fish. Ice fishing is a great activity to do with the whole family as well. Places to eat are never too far away when enjoying activities out on the lake. Lakeshore Drive is lined with all different types of restaurants, giving everyone options as to the food they may want to eat while they warm up. There is never a dull moment in the winter in Sylvan Lake. There are always fun activities going on with the frozen lake being constantly utilized for a variety of different fun things to do. OUTDOOR RINK – Residents take advantage of winter and skate around the

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SANTA CLAUS PARADE – The Santa Claus Parade winds through Sylvan Lake each year to celebrate the season.

WINTERFEST - Sparkle, the Winterfest mascot, is perhaps one of Sylvan Lake’s most recognizable characters.

ICE FISHING – Children enjoy ice fishing in a shack during the winter in Sylvan Lake.

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WOOD SHED - The Wood Shed saw great success in Sylvan Lake in 2016. The new sport has a throwing league on Wednesday nights.

AXE THROWING - Keri and Trevor Pratt demonstrate axe throwing.

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ACTION AND ADVENUTRE IN Sylvan Lake

PAINTBALL – Sylvan Lake Paintball is the longest running paintball course in Central Alberta. They offer a range of affordable packages as well as a full service outdoor paintball facility. They currently have three outdoor courses and a fourth on the way. Sylvan Lake Paintball is located north of Sylvan Lake just off Highway 20, west on Range Road 392. FLYBOARDING – Perhaps one of the most exhilarating feelings there is to experience on the lake is Alberta Flyboards. Located along Lakeshore Drive near the pier, flyboarding is a newer action packed sport that sees participants seemingly flying above the water via a jet propulsion system on the board. SYLVAN LAKE NEWS FILE PHOTOS

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SPLISH SPLASH - Sylvan Lakers and the Sylvan Lake Nauticals will no longer have to leave Sylvan Lake to practise their skills in the pool.

MAYORAL ADDRESS - Mayor Sean McIntyre was beaming with excitment when he helped open the NexSource Centre in March.

USER GROUPS - Multiple groups, including the Sylvan Lake Curling Club, have found their new home at the NexSource Centre.

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Sylvan Lake: home to many faiths

For many people, faith and religious commitments are a serious matter. For those looking to maintain a regular schedule of worship and remain true to your faith while on vacation, Sylvan Lake has you covered. The Town is home to many churches belonging to numerous faiths, that regularly hold mass. A person is never too far from a local branch of their own congregation or broader religious community - the spirit of hospitality that Sylvan Lake is known for can be found among the many churches and religious communities throughout the Town. Check out the Town of Sylvan Lake’s Resource Directory at http://crd.sylvanlake.ca/place/index for full listings of local churches, where they can be found and when they hold mass.

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Church DIRECTORY The churches of Sylvan Lake welcome you! Stop by, call, or check out our websites. There is truly something for everyone…

FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH #2-21 Beju Industrial Drive Pastor Alvin Oberhammer 403-341-6672 Church phone: 403-877-9634 info@lutheranchurchsylvan.com www.lutheranchurchsylvan.com

Sunday Worship 10:30 am “Experience the unconditional love of God in Jesus Christ.” (John 3:16)

SUNDAY CELEBRATION 10:30am Nursery Jr. Kids (ages 3-5) Kids church (Gr. 1-6) Lead Pastor Youth Pastor Children’s Pastor Jules Fletcher Todd Pratt Ashley Butcher CONTACT US

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Sabbath School 9:30 a.m. Saturday

Hour of Worship 10:45 a.m.

Pastor Bill Spangler

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Our Lady of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church Parish Priest: Father Les Drewicki 5033-47a Avenue Sylvan Lake 403.887.2398 Rimbey 403.843.4690 OurLoa.Sylvan@caedm.ca www.ourloa.weebly.com

Mass Schedule

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Alliance Community Church

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Worship Services • 8:30 - 10:00 - 11:30 am Nursery & Sunday School all services

Senior Pastor: Rev. Kevin Haugan • Associate Pastor: Rev. Jim Rilling Youth Pastor: Owen Scott • Children’s Pastor: Khristie Looy

Memorial Presbyterian Church

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