Wainwright has a quality of life that is second to none. You'll want to come home to Wainwright, where five minutes gets you anywhere in town and where people care about you.

  • Location East Central Alberta, just 2 hour southeast of Edmonton.

  • Accessiblity Two highways and one railway serve our transportation needs.

  • Growth Our diversified economy has contributed to our stability, which has long experienced steady growth.

  • Financial Strength The town population of  5, 925 people (2011 Federal Census) combined with an immediate trading population area of 15,000 and an extended large and prosperous trading area of 40,000 provides a healthy supply of consumers.

  • Quality of Health Care Wainwright is served by the Alberta Health Services and offers excellent medical care and facilities.  

  • Quality of Education Wainwright offers excellent educational facilities from preschool services through to adult learning.

  • Quality of Recreation We are well equipped with facilities including paved walking paths,18 hole golf course, twin indoor arenas with walking/running track and climbing wall , 25m-6 lane indoor swimming pool with whirl & wading pools, weight training/exercise area , racquetball/squash courts, 5 sheet curling rink and much more.

  • Quality of Entertainment Home of the Wainwright Stampede (part of the Wrangler Canadian Professional Rodeo Tour) and a modern theatre facility featuring an assortment of productions by Theatre 75 and Encore Entertainment.

  • Quality of Protective Services Wainwright contracts the RCMP to provide police services, a well-equipped dedicated well-trained volunteer fire department and a 24-hour ambulance service making Wainwright one of the safest regions in Canada.

  • A Sense of Belonging Wainwright is a warm and friendly community made up of people just like you who look forward to welcoming you to share this beautiful region.