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In the past, settlers moved into the central Alberta region to cash in on oil deposits, but today there are a large number of cities and towns in the area that are attracting quite a bit of attention due in no small part to the opportunities offered in their community. Thankfully the team at North American Van Lines is more than prepared to help you relocate to a new home in any of these wonderful communities, including Drayton Valley.
Located between the North Saskatchewan River and Pembina River, Drayton Valley originally had a focus on the lumber and agriculture industries before taking up oil and gas as the town’s primary economic endeavor in 1953. After the discovery of North America’s largest oil field nearby, over 70 oil companies set up shop in Drayton Valley, causing the population to grow from a mere 75 people to 2,000 in the span of only one year. Besides oil and agriculture, tourism has also become an industry of focus in the past decade or so, with the town taking advantage of its popularity among franchises and retailers to provide more incentive for visitors and future residents alike.
When it comes to having fun, the residents of Drayton Valley have a wide variety of choices for recreation. The central location for recreational activities is the Omniplex in Lions West Valley Park, which features rodeo grounds, five baseball diamonds, a soccer field, and even a 40-site RV park with full-service accommodations available. Inside the facility, one can find a walking track, a gym for boxing, a fitness centre, and racquetball/squash courts, not to mention three concrete pads for various other activities. The Omniplex also has meeting space and is open to hosting conferences and other recreational events for larger crowds, including a Farmer’s Market every Wednesday. Other facilities throughout the town include a skatepark, the wet and wild Splash Park, ARC Bark Park, and four local ice skating ponds. Outside of physical activity, residents of Drayton Valley can also catch a movie at Cardium Theatre or hit Thunder Bowling Alley to knock down some pins with friends.
Apart from the numerous neighborhood block parties that take place throughout the year, Drayton Valley also hosts a number of popular community events for its residents to attend with their families and celebrate as a town. These events include everything from rodeos, horse competitions, and town/county fairs to even larger annual events like the Thunder In The Valley drag race weekend, Family Day, the Mayor’s Gala, and the Canada Day Celebration. With so many activities going on during the year, it is rare for someone to go without finding something that caters to at least one of their interests.
If the cultural, recreational, and economic opportunities offered in Drayton Valley sound attractive to you, or you just want to be part of a well-rounded rural community with city-scale attractions, it could be time to make your move to the area. North American Van Lines has the resources necessary to make your move as little of a hassle as possible and get your belongings from point A to point B. Simply give us a call or contact us online today to take the first steps in transitioning your life to Drayton Valley!