Embrace Life, Elevate Quality

Sylvan Lake is driven by community, open for business and planning for sustainable growth. Find out how you, your business, and your lifestyle can benefit from our supportive and growing community.

Brands that call Sylvan Lake Home

Why do business and industry choose Sylvan Lake?

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Lakeside living
at its finest

  • A beautiful lakeside community year-round

  • Small town community vibes with big city amenities

  • Local government with values including integrity, accountability, engagement, innovation, and diversity and inclusion

  • Lake is 18km spring fed lake, clean and beautiful

THE place
to do business

  • Sylvan Lake is a fast-growing rural community with approximately 543 registered businesses

  • Our people are our biggest strength, with a growing population of over 16,000 residents and an average age of 37 years
  • We are only 90 minutes from two international airports and 18 minutes from the City of Red Deer
  • We have a supportive Council and Administration that values diversity and inclusion
Sylvan Lake on the map

Industry Sector Profiles

Oil and gas

Oil and Gas

There are 93 oil and gas companies in Sylvan Lake, with extraction and support services comprising the core of industry activities.


Sylvan Lake is currently home to six primary manufacturing businesses, predominantly comprised of architectural and structural metals manufacturing companies, along with those in agricultural, construction, and mining machinery manufacturing.

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

Primarily composed of management, environmental, and architectural consulting services, the sector is also represented by a concentrated presence in engineering services, testing laboratories, and health and safety, which principally support other industries.