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Community Highlights

A series featuring Fort McMurray’s many landmarks, points of interest, and more in and around our communities. Each spotlight delves into the history behind the locations that locals have come to know and love, and are written with a mix of local and national sources.

  • Downtown Highlights: The Alley YMM

    September 10, 2019 Dawn BoothDowntown Highlights: The Alley YMM
    A new family-friendly facility brings local entertainment to the next level The Alley YMM is the newest family entertainment centre to open its doors in the Wood Buffalo region, and it’s gaining popularity each day. With five and 10-pin bowling alleys, an arcade packed with the newest featured games, a ...
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  • Anzac Highlights: Recreation Centre

    August 30, 2019 Dawn BoothAnzac Highlights: Recreation Centre
    Celebrating half a decade in community recreation excellence For the past five years, the Anzac Recreation Centre has been offering guests an outlet for fitness, community events and championship games in its state-of-the-art facility. The 112,000 square-foot structure features a fitness centre, an indoor running track, a youth room, an ...
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  • Parsons Creek Highlights: Skatepark

    August 20, 2019 Dawn BoothParsons Creek Highlights: Skatepark
    Fort McMurray skatepark provides one of many outdoor experiences to Parsons Creek North The Parsons Creek Skatepark is an outdoor hub for skateboarders and creates a safe and designated environment for youth in one of Fort McMurray’s newer neighbourhoods. Parsons Creek North is north of Timberlea and is the first ...
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  • Eagle Ridge Highlights: Banquet Bar & Grill

    July 29, 2019 Dawn BoothEagle Ridge Highlights: Banquet Bar & Grill
    The newest entertainment facility to open in the Commons The Banquet Bar & Grill has been the latest establishment to open in the Commons in Eagle Ridge – and just in time for summer. The new pub held its grand opening on June 6 which allowed it to cash in ...
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  • Beacon Hill Highlights: Frank Lacroix Arena

    July 21, 2019 Dawn BoothBeacon Hill Highlights: Frank Lacroix Arena
    Beacon Hill ice rink iconic to NHL pros Located in Beacon Hill, the Frank Lacroix Arena is one of the various municipal hockey rinks in the Fort McMurray area. As home to many winter sports athletes, the ice rink is regularly frequent by residents and league competitors who travel to ...
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  • Anzac Highlights: Zee Bar & Grill

    July 2, 2019 Dawn BoothAnzac Highlights: Zee Bar & Grill
    Home to the region’s best beef, bison and elk burgers Great entertainment, delicious meals and a fresh perspective on the traditional pub fare are what guests can find at Anzac’s Zee Bar & Grill. Located only a short 40-kilometre trip southeast from Fort McMurray at 240 Stony Mountain Road, Zee ...
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  • Waterways Highlights: The Royal Canadian Legion

    May 17, 2019 Dawn BoothWaterways Highlights: The Royal Canadian Legion
    A Homebase for Local Veterans Ninety-three years ago, the Royal Canadian Legion was established with a purpose to bring veterans together in a place where they could unite with their comrades. Today, the Legion has over 260,000 members with 1,400 branches across Canada and welcomes all members of the public ...
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  • Fort McMurray Highlights: Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria

    May 11, 2019 Dawn BoothFort McMurray Highlights: Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria
    A taste of the Naples at YMM Airport Locals and frequent YMM flyers can get a taste of Naples at the Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria inside the Fort McMurray International Airport (YMM). Located at 100 Snowbird Way, the Neapolitan pizzeria is the only Famoso franchise in the region. It was one ...
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  • Downtown Highlights: The Redpoll Centre

    May 1, 2019 Dawn BoothDowntown Highlights: The Redpoll Centre
    The Red Poll Centre unites social profits at Shell Place The Red Poll Centre has been settled in its Shell Place location for five years and continues to be home to numerous social profit agencies. Once settled on Franklin Avenue, The United Way of Fort McMurray – and its original ...
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  • Fort McMurray Highlights: The Clearwater River

    April 24, 2019 Dawn BoothFort McMurray Highlights: The Clearwater River
    A Canadian Heritage River found in Fort McMurray The Clearwater River is one of 42 Canadian Heritage Rivers, and it runs from Saskatchewan westward joining to the Athabasca River in Fort McMurray. Clearwater is one of the 39 rivers designated (three others are nominated) by the Canadian Heritage Rivers System ...
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Disclaimer: The A-Team is a team of associates at Walsh Real Estate (2010) Ltd o/a RE/MAX® Fort McMurray, 9919 Biggs Avenue, Fort McMurray, Alberta, T9H 1S2. Each office is independently owned and operated. The licensed associates are Tom Albrecht, Breanna Albrecht, Denise Hildebrand, Aaron Chalmers, Heather McCandless, and Rita Sobkowich. Eric Dunham, mortgage specialist with RBC®, is not affiliated. We also recommend Amanda Stuart at TD Bank® and Mariam Fawaz at Mortgages for Less®.

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