Recreational Facilities & Opportunities

A Spectrum of Sport, Recreation and Leisure Pursuits

Whether you're a recent traveler to a lifelong resident, you'll find plenty of year-round recreational opportunities across Lac Ste. Anne County. Discover a few of our most popular camping, sporting and leisure facilities in this section.

Lac Ste. Anne Minor Softball League

Lac Ste. Anne County Community Services department provides admin support for the Lac Ste. Anne Minor Softball League. 

 Download the list of Minor Softball Registration Nights (Available soon for season 2019)

Ball Diamond Locations

Click the links below to view and download directions and maps to the ball diamond locations throughout the County.

 Alberta Beach Ball Diamonds  Alexis Ball Diamonds  Anselmo Ball Diamonds
 Darwell Ball Diamonds  Onoway Ball Diamonds  Rich Valley Ball Diamonds
 Sangudo Ball Diamonds Wabamun Ball Diamonds  

Campgrounds and Outdoor Education

Lac Ste. Anne County owns and operates three campgrounds, plus an outdoor education centre. Campgrounds Open May 15. For reservations, please contact the Campground Caretaker directly at the below telephone numbers starting May 1st at 9:00 am. In the off season; September 30th through April 30th please call the Administration Office at (780) 785-3411 during regular business hours.

Lessard Lake Public Campground (780) 284-3643

Paddle River Dam Campground (780) 284-1753

Sangudo Riverside Campground (780) 284-1985

Please note that payment of the first night's fee, per site, is required at the time of reservation.

For the safety & well-being of all concerned, cash will NOT be accepted for camping fees at any Lac Ste. Anne County owned/operated campgrounds. Visa, MasterCard or Interac are accepted.

2019 Seasonal Campsites: are you interested in a seasonal site for the 2019 season (May 15th - September 30th) at the Lessard Lake Public Campground or the Paddle River Dam Campground? These sites are available through an annual lottery system, held each September. Any remain sites available by contacting the Community Services Department.

Campground Education CentreSurrounded by trees and close to the public campground, the Lessard Lake Outdoor Education Centre is terrific for group activities or events. The 40’ X 60’ main lodge includes a spacious kitchen area with appliances, tables, chairs and a loft area overlooking the stone fireplace on the main floor. Rental includes use of natural gas BBQs, picnic tables, and canoes (additional agreement required).

A large open area provides ten power/water RV pedestals. Rental also includes four two-room cabins, each room with six bunk bed frames (total: 48). Firewood included with rental fees.

Contact us for facility availability of bookings.

Download a Facility Rental Agreement


Campground Lessard LakeThis campground is located off Highway 43 approximately 2 km south on Range Road 51. Whether you are camping or just stopping for the day, you will find plenty of activities to enjoy.

This scenic campground consists of fifty (50) serviced and un-serviced camping stalls. Seasonal sites are available upon request. Reservations available at 780.284.3643, starting May 1st at 9:00am.

Contact us for facility bookings.


Download a list of campground amenities
Download a list of campground fees
Download a seasonal site agreement
Download a seasonal site map

Campground Paddle River DamThe newer Paddle River Dam Campground , open May 15 to September 30, is off Hwy. 43, about 3 km south of Rochfort Bridge on Rng. Rd. 80. Enjoy camping, hiking, fishing, canoeing, boating, photography and wildlife viewing while camping at Lookout Point, Peters Pond or the Boat Launch Area. There’s lots of open space with fire pits and picnic tables. Pets are welcome. Reservations are available at 780.284.1753.

Contact us for facility bookings.

Download a list of campground amenities
Download a list of campground fees

Download a seasonal site agreement
Download a seasonal site map

Campground SangudoIn a charming setting on the Pembina River, the Sangudo Riverside Campground and Day Use Area is within the hamlet of Sangudo, and open May 15 to September 30. The gated campground is adjacent to an arena, stock car race track, ball diamonds, skateboard park and playground – a perfect spot to watch or participate in the action, or to just relax. Pets are welcome. Reservations are available by contacting the campground caretaker at: (780) 284-1985.

Download a list of campground amenities

Download a list of campground fees


Mayerthorpe Public LibraryLibrary

Sangudo Public Library

Darwell Public Library

Rich Valley Public Library

Onoway Public Library

Alberta Beach Municipal Library

In Focus: Meals on Wheels and Food Banks

In Focus MOW

Lac Ste. Anne County FCSS supports a number of regional meals-on-wheels and food bank programs.

The FCSS-supported meals-on-wheels and food bank services promote health & independence by providing quality, nutritious & affordable meals to Lac Ste. Anne County residents in need of these services...



Community Services Resources

  • Family & Community Support Services

    Through the County's Family & Community Support Services (FCSS), a wide range of programs are provided for residents. Explore these programs here.

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  • Recreation Facilities & Opportunities

    From camping to community sports, recreational opportunities abound in Lac Ste. Anne County.

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  • Community Grants & Resources

    Via its grants programs, the County is able to offer various groups financial assistance to help carry out their programs and services.

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  • Parent Link/ECDI

    Get more information about the County's Parent Link program, which offers resources and services for parents and children.

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Choose from the Following County Services

Fire & Emergency

Lac Ste. Anne County Fire Services is steadfastly dedicated to the protection, preservation and restoration of public safety across the region.

Public Works

The Public Works division provides essential engineering, operations and maintenance services for those who live, work and play within the region.

Solid Waste & Recycling

Helping residents and business owners across the County process recyclables, organics and garbage via progressive waste management services.

Corporate Services

The Business, information and administrative services that support the other departments in their daily management of Lac Ste. Anne County.

Assessment & Taxation

Each year, the County assesses properties based on the previous year's market values to determine municipal and education tax amounts.

Protective Services

The County employs Community Peace Officers, Bylaw Enforcement Officers and Animal Control Officers to uphold and enforce municipal bylaws.

Community Services

The Community Services Department works to enhance the lives of County residents alike through customized services, programs, grants and guidance.


Residents, visitors, business owners and municipal neighbours rely on the County's mapping resources to easily find, access and view information.

About the County

Founded in 1944, Lac Ste. Anne County is a municipal district in central Alberta, Canada. It is located in Census Division 13, roughly 45 minutes northwest of Edmonton. The County's administrative office is located at 56521 Range Road 65. Its namesake comes from its largest body of water, Lac Ste. Anne.

Contact Information

  Box 219, Sangudo AB T0E 2A0
 lsac (@)
 (780) 785-3411
 (780) 785-2359