Nestled along the Sheep River Valley in the heart of the Alberta Foothills, the Town of Okotoks is a young, vibrant and friendly community. Okotoks was the 10th fastest growing community in Canada from 2006-2011 with a 42.9% population growth.
Okotoks has a front range view of the Rocky Mountains to the west, and situated fifteen minutes south of Calgary’s city limits. Natural beauty, ideal location and a commitment to sustainability reinforce their enviable quality of life. 97% of the residents when asked to rank quality of life in Okotoks, they ranked it to be very good.
To discover more about the Town of Okotoks, read more below.
Okotoks’ name comes from the Blackfoot First Nation’s word for rock. Just seven kilometres west of town lies the world’s largest known glacial erratic, Big Rock, a massive stone deposited by glacial ice.
The population of the Town of Okotoks according to its 2014 municipal census is 27,331. At its current population, Okotoks is the largest town in the province and is eligible for city status.
Okotoks is a dynamic, growing community, reflecting all the best qualities of a small town life, with the amenities expected in a large urban community. A number of delightful shopping districts can be found throughout Okotoks, including Olde Town Okotoks, the Business Park and Southridge Village Shopping Centre. Multitudes of additional shops, stores and services can be found scattered throughout the city, ensuring there is always a shop nearby, to name a few:
- Walmart Supercentre
- Many restaurants and fast food chains and;
- a variety of financial institutions and gas stations
If recreation and sports entertainment are what you are looking for; Okotoks boasts a wide array of recreation facilities:
- 79 kms of pathway system (which includes 25km of sidewalks), of which 60 kms are interconnected and cleared of snow
- 96 parks
- 48 playgrounds
- 14 ball diamonds
- 2 football/rugby fields
- 15 soccer pitches
- 5 tennis courts
- 2 locations of outdoor fitness equipment
- BMX track
- Water Spray Park
- Skate Park
- Various outdoor skating rinks and toboggan hills
For your educational needs, Okotoks has a plethora of schools both public, catholic and private:
- Big Rock Elementary School (Grades 1-6)
- Dr. Morris Gibson Elementary School (Grades 1-6)
- Percy Pegler Elementary School (Grades 1-6) French
- Okotoks Junior High School (Grades 7-9)
- Foothills Composite High School (Grades 10-12)
Okotoks is one of Alberta’s best family friendly, safest and youngest Towns in the Province. It is big enough that you have everything at your fingertips, but small enough that you make lots of friends in the community.
Okotoks Real Estate
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