Spruce Grove, Alberta

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Spruce Grove /ˌsprusˈɡrv/ is a city that is 11 km (6.8 mi) west of Edmonton, Alberta in Canada. The city is adjacent to the Town of Stony Plain and is surrounded by Parkland County.

With a 2016 population of 34,066, Spruce Grove is the ninth-largest city in Alberta. The mayor of Spruce Grove is Stuart Houston.

Spruce Grove is home to the Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre, a local theatre, and the TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre, a recreation facility shared with Stony Plain and Parkland County.

Jennifer Heil, the freestyle skier who won the first gold medal for Canada in the 2006 Winter Olympics games in Turin, Italy, and a silver medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics is from Spruce Grove, as is Carla MacLeod, a member of the 2010 Canada women's national ice hockey team.

History

Homesteaders in the area date back to 1879.[6] Spruce Grove originally incorporated as a village on March 14, 1907, but it subsequently dissolved on August 30, 1916.[1] Spruce Grove then re-incorporated as a village on January 1, 1955 and subsequently incorporated as a town on January 1, 1971, and as a city on March 1, 1986.[1]

Geography

Spruce Grove is located near the province's geographical centre, at 30 kilometres (19 mi) from downtown Edmonton and 14 km (8.7 mi) from Edmonton's city limits.[7] It is part of the Edmonton Capital Region.

Demographics

The City of Spruce Grove's 2016 municipal census counted a population of 33,640,[5] a change of 5% from its 2015 municipal census population of 32,036.[23]In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the City of Spruce Grove recorded a population of 34,066 living in 12,552 of its 13,109 total private dwellings, a change of 30.2% from its 2011 population of 26,171. With a land area of 32.2 km2 (12.4 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,058.0/km2 (2,740.1/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the City of Spruce Grove had a population of 26,171 living in 9,619 of its 10,105 total dwellings, a change of 33.9% from its 2006 adjusted population of 19,541. With a land area of 32.37 km2(12.50 sq mi), it had a population density of 808.5/km2 (2,094.0/sq mi) in 2011.[22]

Arts and Culture

The Spruce Grove Art Gallery is located in the Melcor Cultural Centre and is operated by the Allied Arts Council of Spruce Grove. The gallery hosts ongoing shows for original art created by its members, made up of artists from mainly the Spruce Grove, Stony Plain and Parkland County area.[24]

Horizon Stage hosts many plays and acts throughout the year, as well as a lot of community theatre. Spruce Grove also has a 7 screen theatre complex which opened in the fall of 2007.[25]

Another cultural facility within the city is the Spruce Grove Grain Elevator Museum.

Attractions

The TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre, opened in 2002, provides a pool, soccer fields, a gymnasium, workout gym, and ice rinks to the people of Parkland County. Spruce Grove has bike trails winding throughout the city, called the Heritage Grove Trail, where bike riders can ride for hours through lush forest. On June 7, 2008, Spruce Grove held the grand opening of the West District Park, which features two full artificial surface fields for football, soccer and other activities. The Edmonton Eskimos donated $10,000 towards the event and held practice at the facility as part of the first day activities.

Sports

Spruce Grove has an abundant number of youths and adults involved in amateur sports, that run year round. Box lacrosse runs from March to July under the organization Parkland Posse [1], which pulls young people from the Tri communities of Spruce Grove, Stony Plain and Parkland County. Hockey runs from September to April, soccer and rugby run from May to October, football runs from July to December and baseball runs from March to October. The Spruce Grove Saints are a Junior A hockey team that play in the AJHL.

 

*Source - Wikipedia

Current Listings

Spruce Grove, Alberta - Listings for sale

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  • 4 Prospect Drive: Rural Parkland County House for sale : MLS®# E4115844

    Main Photo: 4 Prospect Drive: Rural Parkland County House for sale : MLS®# E4115844
    $999,500
    Country Residential
    Courtesy of Wayne W Heine of RE/MAX Real Estate
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4115844
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,217 sq. ft.
    Welcome to Point Allison, one of Lake Wabamuns first lake communities. This fantastic west exposure lot offers an unobstructed western view of the lake. The lot provides additional titled parking on the opposite side of the road. This west facing lakefront gives the most incredible views of dramatic wabamun sunsets; Did you know Point Allison, owners own the land up to the high water mark. The property already has a six-year-old, 2209 sq ft modern two-story home with extra den and bonus room over the garage. After a day of lake opportunities, you can enjoy the soaking jacuzzi tub without the worry of filling your 4000-gallon holding tank. The home offers the most in upgraded living features. Point Allison homes are high in demand as it is known as one Wabamuns most sought-after communities. Basement has a great for storage 5-foot crawl space. owning in Point Allison is like grabbing a piece of history and the future. More details
  • 54 Kenton Woods Lane: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4111758

    Main Photo: 54 Kenton Woods Lane: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4111758
    $825,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Ken R Morrison of RE/MAX Excellence
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4111758
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,750 sq. ft.
    Welcome to your new home in the upscale neighbourhood The Woods at Kenton! Measuring 2,785 square feet, this home presents everything you need, and more! Drive into an attached, oversized, triple car garage that will give you all the space you could possible need. This custom home has incredible, thought-out details such as hand-crafted beams and stairs, as well as other custom pieces that will exceed your expectations. All 3 bedrooms have grand, large windows and their own walk-in closets. Off of the master bedroom balcony, enjoy your morning coffee overlooking the nearby playground and park. The master bedroom is also equipped with a beautiful fireplace to stay cozy on cold, winter days. With an open concept living space, enjoy the two-story fireplace from the 2nd story loft. Enjoy live with the beautiful view, natural light and extra surprises this home has to offer. More details
  • 47 LINCOLN Green: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4132594

    Main Photo: 47 LINCOLN Green: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4132594
    • Exterior Front
    • Dining Room
    • Living Room
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    • Kitchen
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    • Kitchen
    • Dinette
    • Living Room
    • Office
    • Bonus Room
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    • Bathroom
    • Bedroom
    • Master Bedroom
    • Master Bedroom
    • Ensuite
    • Ensuite
    • Laundry Room
    • Basement
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    • Basement
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    • Exercise Room
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    • Deck
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    $775,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Ian S Kondics and Chantel B Kondics of RE/MAX Real Estate
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4132594
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    2,509 sq. ft.
    Brace yourself – this is one of the most LUXURIOUS properties you’ll see in all of Spruce Grove! Backing The Links Golf Course, his home has terrific curb appeal situated on a desirable SOUTH-FACING lot. Features include central A/C, hardwood flooring & 9’ ceilings, a front office/den, formal dining room, walk-through pantry leading to the GOURMET kitchen with upgraded appliances, under-counter lighting, & GRANITE countertops, wall-to-wall WINDOWS on the back of the home drenching the space with natural light, cozy living room with gas fireplace, large bonus room, king-sized master with 5-pc SPA-ensuite, walk-in closet and adjoining laundry room, fully-finished basement with WET BAR, exercise room/5th bedroom, & rec.room, and a HEATED double-attached TANDEM garage. The yard is complete with a low-maintenance COVERED deck, built-in stone-surround & granite outdoor BBQ center, underground SPRINKLER SYSTEM, and a stunning GREENSPACE view! More details
  • 71 Danfield Place: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4119721

    Main Photo: 71 Danfield Place: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4119721
    $739,900
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Tanner R Hawryluk of RE/MAX Real Estate
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4119721
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    2,388 sq. ft.
    This one has it all! Located in the sought after community of Deer Park, this 4 bed 3.5 bath WALKOUT two storey with in-floor heat is loaded from top to bottom. With over 3,500sqft of developed living space this home has more than enough room for a growing family and backs walking trails and a pond. Some of the many upgrades include hand scraped hardwood flooring, ceramic tile, plush carpet, granite counter tops, central A/C, 4 zone built in speaker system, walkthrough pantry, gas fireplace, a covered deck w/ pot lights and gas BBQ line, an o/s 22x26 heated garage with h/c taps, floor drain, a man door and even a custom build sandbox outside for the kids to play in. Some of the BEST features of this home are the spacious top floor bedrooms, large yard and of course...no neighbours behind. This home has so much to offer and is ready for a new family to call it home. More details
  • 5 Lilac Bay: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4137505

    Main Photo: 5 Lilac Bay: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4137505
    $738,900
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Jennifer L Davis of RE/MAX Excellence
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4137505
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,647 sq. ft.
    Careful what you dream for! This incredibly decorated and designed Custom Quality Stonegate home has unique style and pizazz! Already done up to the nines, you will find yourself wanting an immediate possession..oh wait...YOU CAN!!! As soon as the paperwork is done, this home is ready for you to turn the key and move in! PRIME location backing onto THE LINKS CHAMPION GOLF COURSE,with no neighbors behind, PERFECT for ENTERTAINING! QUARTZ laden countertops throughout, enormous walk through pantry, OPEN concept KITCHEN, DINING AND LIVING AREA! Featuring BLANKETS of windows to accentuate the beauty of nature behind, wow! The GRAND MASTER features a five pc ensuite, and WALK IN closet..The second bedroom may be used as a flex..DEN/BEDROOM/OFFICE!The fully finished 9' basement has large family room/ work out space, and TWO more large bedrooms!The wet bar is positioned perfectly to serve each area! Finished 26 X 24 oversized garage, Gorgeous curb appeal, immaculate finishing and PRIME location More details
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