The solid, small town atmosphere of Valleyview has a strong economic base that is closely tied to the agricultural, energy, and forestry sectors. Valleyview has all of the benchmarks of a good town including quality health care, culture, education, infrastructure, reasonable housing along with numerous recreational activities, all of which make Valleyview a great place to call home whether you live in town or in the surrounding rural area.
Recreational opportunities for all ages and seasons include outdoor swimming pool and splash park, ice and curling arena, playgrounds, parks and baseball diamonds, and a skateboard park. School teams, hockey, karate, dance and soccer are just some of the sports available. Cultural facilities include a public library, a theatre group and several churches of different denominations.
A multitude of lakes, rivers and forested areas surround the town which present numerous adventures for outdoor and recreational enthusiasts, including photography, hunting, fishing, camping, hiking trails, canoeing, river and jet boating, cross-country and downhill skiing. Local rodeo, 4-H and horse clubs round out the outdoor events.
To Edmonton: 3.5 hrs
To Calgary: 6 hrs
To Red Deer: 5 hrs
To Grande Prairie: 1 hrs
Hospital Statistics (per year):
Emergency Room Visits: 20,701