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

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  • 1 HUNTINGTON Drive: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4375987

    1 HUNTINGTON Drive Spruce Grove Spruce Grove T7X 4K9
    Main Photo: 1 HUNTINGTON Drive: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4375987
    $999,999
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Leann F Knysh of Century 21 Masters
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4375987
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    2,617 sq. ft.
    Immaculate, custom-designed residence nestled on 2 expansive corner lots, fenced and picturesque views of a serene pond. Situated Harvest Ridge community, with convenient access to Hwy 16, this home offers unparalleled luxury and functionality. Stunning 4-stall garage complemented by indoor RV parking. Inside to discover approximately 2800 sf on the main floor, with 10 and 12-foot ceilings, luxurious Italian porcelain and hardwood floors. Gourmet kitchen is a chef's dream, equipped with double center islands, Corian countertops, dual refrigerators with ice and water dispensers, two built-in convection ovens, and two microwaves. A 48" double oven range with a custom hood fan and a Miele Coffee system. A walk-through pantry with solid wood shelving adds convenience and organization. A walk-out basement, a vast family room, separate games room. Three bathrooms. Outdoor living is enhanced by a beautiful upper deck spanning the length of the house, offering sweeping views of the yard and pond nearby. More details
  • 15 ELWYCK Gate: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4381822

    15 ELWYCK Gate Spruce Grove Spruce Grove T7X 0Z2
    Main Photo: 15 ELWYCK Gate: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4381822
    $862,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Brian C Cyr of RE/MAX Elite
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4381822
    Bedrooms:
    6
    Bathrooms:
    5
    Floor Area:
    2,865 sq. ft.
    Located in Fenwyck, this BRAND NEW 2865 sq.ft. 2 storey WALK OUT with OVERSIZED TRIPLE ATTACHED garage is simply STUNNING! Loads of natural daylight from the large bright windows, herringbone plank flooring, modern lighting & the finest craftsmanship throughout! The gorgeous kitchen features beautiful cabinetry complimented by quartz counters, center island with pendant lighting & walkthrough pantry. You'll love to entertain or just relax & enjoy the warmth & comfort of the fireplace in the social living room. Full bath, bedroom/den & mudroom complete the main. Upstairs you'll find a large BONUS ROOM, 4 BEDS, 3 additional full bathrooms & convenient laundry room. The primary suite features built- in shelving & relaxing 5 pce spa ensuite with custom walk in shower! The f/dev basement offers a rec room with wet bar & access to the covered patio, bed/theater room, 4 pce bath & utility/storage space. This unique, modern, upscale home feels like the place to be! See it before it's too late! More details
  • 5 Norwyck Way: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4375579

    5 Norwyck Way Spruce Grove Spruce Grove T7X 3M1
    Main Photo: 5 Norwyck Way: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4375579
    $830,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Celeste M Plaizier of Century 21 Masters
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4375579
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,574 sq. ft.
    Discover luxury living at its finest in this HRD Homes masterpiece located in Fenwyck, Spruce Grove backing onto the pond! With over 2500 SQ. FT. of modern elegance, this home offers 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a double attached garage and an array of desirable features.This floor plan seamlessly integrates the living, dining, and kitchen areas, providing an ideal space for entertaining guests or enjoying quality time with loved ones. The master bedroom boasts a private ensuite bathroom, offering a serene retreat after a long day. With high-end finishes throughout and attention to detail in every corner, this home is sure to impress even the most discerning buyer. With easy access to schools, parks, and amenities, this home offers the perfect blend of luxury and convenience. The photos and renderings used are from a design or recently built home and colours & finishings may vary. More details
  • 20 STONESHIRE Manor: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4381756

    20 STONESHIRE Manor Spruce Grove Spruce Grove T7X 3E3
    Main Photo: 20 STONESHIRE Manor: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4381756
    $824,900
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Clayton Kostuik of Century 21 Leading
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4381756
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    3,212 sq. ft.
    Beautiful & Grand Executive Home in the Links golf course community of Shoneshire with amazing curb appeal!! This 3,212 SqFt 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom air conditioned home located in a freshly paved, private cul de sac subdivision with prestigious stucco finishing & huge driveway. Attached heated & insulated 3 car garage, mature trees & prof landscaped yard & deck. One and a half story open floor plan with soaring 18 ft ceilings & architectural curved staircase with tall arched windows welcomes you into this Luxurious home. High end flooring, window coverings & finishing throughout. Main floor consists of formal living room, dining room, office, family room, gourmet custom kitchen with bright solarium style eating nook with views of south facing back yard. 3 pc bath & laundry finish the main floor. Master Suite above garage with private balcony, walk in closet & 5 Pc ensuite. 4 more bedrooms & 5 pc bath finish the upstairs. Fully developed open basement with 9 ft cielings, rec room, 3 pc bath & wet bar. More details
  • 39 DARBY Crescent: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4375574

    39 DARBY Crescent Spruce Grove Spruce Grove T7X 0W9
    Main Photo: 39 DARBY Crescent: Spruce Grove House for sale : MLS®# E4375574
    $815,000
    Single Family
    Courtesy of Celeste M Plaizier of Century 21 Masters
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    E4375574
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,449 sq. ft.
    Welcome to this beautiful home at Deer Park Estates! This stunning property features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and a triple attached garage. Nestled in the serene surroundings of Deer Park, this spacious abode offers luxurious living with ample space for your family to thrive. This floor plan seamlessly integrates the living, dining, and kitchen areas, providing an ideal space for entertaining guests or enjoying quality time with loved ones. The master bedroom boasts a private ensuite bathroom, offering a serene retreat after a long day. With high-end finishes throughout and attention to detail in every corner, this home is sure to impress even the most discerning buyer. Conveniently located near schools, parks, and amenities, Deer Park Estates offers the perfect blend of luxury living and community convenience. Don't miss your chance to make this exquisite property your forever home. The photos and renderings used are from a design or recently built home and colours & finishings may vary. More details
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