The City Of Camrose
The Stage is set for a Dynamic Life! Camrose is considered by many as one of the most beautiful cities on the prairies, boasting an exceptional quality of life for both citizens and visitors.
Our community takes pride in our modern services, first class recreation facilities, all-embracing cultural opportunities, and extensive programs and services for all ages. We have the best of both worlds – big city amenities with small town friendliness and security. Camrose people get involved. You’ll notice people making things happen at trade fairs, jamborees, service clubs, church events and festivals. We have fun while we get things done – but it’s also important to us that every individual in our community has access to the resources they need to live the best life.
Camrose is so active that it is hard not to get involved. Whether your chosen sport is golf, cross country skiing, swimming, hockey, aerobics, curling, soccer, volleyball, basketball, slow pitch, fastball, or if you just enjoy walking your dog in the park, you can do it all in Camrose. Not only do many of our athletes compete at world-class events, we are also pleased to host those world-class events right here in Camrose.
Shopping in Camrose is terrific! Enthusiastic day-trippers flock from miles around to shop our unique small businesses and services. A passionate entrepreneurial spirit thrives here in Camrose and as a result, you can always count on exceptional, friendly service from our many specialty retailers. Our distinctive Main Street experience has it all – from original artwork, glamorous gowns and designer shoes to furnishings and decor to make your home wonderful. Major box stores and grocery chains located throughout the City provide great varieties of goods and services to regional shoppers. There’s certainly a lot to browse throughout the vibrant shopping atmosphere in Camrose!
Camrose is a great place to operate a business. The City has a population of over 18,000 and a trading area of over 100,000. Our population has been growing steadily at approximately 2.3% per year which is a very sustainable and manageable rate. There are no business or machinery tax levies and Camrose maintains a land and building cost index lower than most other centres. The diverse and sophisticated labour force is made up of rural, non-transient young people who have a solid work ethic.
While first-class medical services are provided by St. Mary’s Hospital, the Smith Clinic and Gemini Health Medical Clinic, there are many other agencies and services that contribute to our supportive community. Camrose has become a unique and active retirement centre. Program opportunities are available to young people and families at every stage by a wide variety of agencies and organizations.
Yes, there are lots of reasons to live and raise your family in Camrose – great recreation, a wonderful quality of life, friendly neighbours, great friendships and good education. We are proud to call ourselves a University City with the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus located in the heart of the City.
We are very proud of our community and we hope that you will visit us and perhaps one day become a resident of the City of Camrose. The Stage is Set!