Category : Featured

We're Hiring! We are now accepting applications for a Computer Science Co-op Student to begin this May!

The District of Sparwood is accepting applications for a computer science co-op student to work in a fixed term, full time position, for a four-month term (with the possibility of an additional four-month extension based on work requirements) beginning Spring 2020.  If you want practical, hands on, real time work experience that will enhance your post-secondary education, the District of Sparwood is the place for you!

We are now accepting applications for a Director of Planning and Development!

We are now accepting applications for a Director of Planning and Development.

We are now accepting applications for Rink Attendants

We are currently accepting applications for Rink Attendants! 

Centennial Square Revitalization Concept Plan

Watch out for an upcoming winter street party the District will be hosting at the end of January or early February to hear your thoughts on the Centennial Square Revitalization Concept Plan. For more information on the concept plan visit www.sparwood.ca/centennial-square.

Service Awards Presented to Long-Term Employees

The District of Sparwood was pleased to recognize the contributions of long-term employees during the annual Christmas Party and Awards Banquet. 

2020 Winter Leisure Guide

 The Winter 2020 Sparwood Leisure Guide is now available online and at the Leisure Centre

Council Makes Emergency Preparedness A Priority

The District of Sparwood has been diligently working to make emergency preparedness a top priority. Two new programs, the Vulnerable Persons Registry (VPR) and the Evacuation Notification System (ENS), have been launched to improve public awareness and response during a critical event or emergency. 

Sparwood Launches Parks and Recreation Master Plan

The District of Sparwood is excited to announce the launch the development of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan. 

Notice of Temporary Cemetery Access Closure

The District of Sparwood would like to advise residents that the municipality will be temporarily closing access to the Rivercrest Cemetery beginning October 15th, 2019. 

Sparwood Celebrates Dog Park Grand Opening

Sparwood's Off-Leash Dog Park is now officially open!

Sparwood Off-Leash Dog Park Grand Opening Celebration

Residents of Sparwood, along with their four-legged friends are invited to attend the Grand Opening of the new Sparwood Off-Leash Dog Park on October 3rd, 2019 at 6:00 pm.

Sparwood Fire Department Open House

Come join the local Fire Department for some fun and test your skills during their Open House on October 8th from 6 to 8:30 pm at Fire Station #1, located at 479 Pine Avenue. 

Notice of Temporary Park, Trail and Road Closures

The District of Sparwood would like to advise residents that the municipality will be temporarily closing a portion of Heritage Park, the Elk River Trail and in the final stage of work – a section of Pine Avenue as outlined in red in the map below. To facilitate the installation of the watermain and protect public safety residents can expect marked closures in these areas beginning September 23, 2019 and continued until such time that construction is complete.  

Notice of Temporary Closures due to Well #4 Construction

The District of Sparwood would like to advise residents that the municipality will be temporarily closing Sparwood Heights Drive west of Fire Hall #2, Whiskey Jack Boulevard and Sparwood Heights Drive main road to ensure public safety during construction of Well # 4 watermain. 

Town Hall Meeting

Learn what has been accomplished this year and what is planned for the future! Share your thoughts on issues that matter to you and the community at the upcoming Town Hall Meeting taking place on October 10th from 6 - 8 pm at the Seniors Drop-In Center at 101 Pine Ave.

Sparwood Fire Prohibition Amended

Effective at 10 am Mountain time on Thursday, September 12 2019, the prohibition of Category 2 and 3 open fires will be amended throughout the District of Sparwood due to decreased wildfire risk.

Notice of Proposed Disposition of Land

The District of Sparwood is considering the direct sale of Lot 3 DL 4589 KD Plan EPP23685, and Lot 1 DL 4589 KD Plan NEP 69126 to 6069789 Canada Inc., Inc. No. A58865 (Teck).

More information and description of the general terms can be read here

Sparwood Heights Drive Temporary Closure

The District of Sparwood would like to advise residents that the municipality will be temporarily closing the gravel portion of Sparwood Heights Drive. To facilitate the installation of the watermain, the areas outlined in the mapin red will be closed to traffic on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

2019 Fall Leisure Guide

The Fall 2019 Sparwood Leisure Guide is now available online and at the Leisure Centre. 

Notice of Temporary Walkway Closures and Traffic Delays

The District of Sparwood would like to advise residents that the municipality will be temporarily closing Industrial Road #3 and Upper and Lower Matevic Roads. To facilitate improvements to these gravel roads and ensure public safety, the areas outlined in the map below in red will be closed to pedestrian traffic beginning September 3, 2019 and until such time as the construction work has been completed.