Community Feature Facilities:
Berry Nice Spray Park :
The brand new spray park facility has 13 splash-ready water features. Parents will enjoy the relaxing outdoor atmosphere of the park, while children marvel at the assortment of enticing water-play activities.
Best of all, this park is free to visit, making for an economical way to spend the day. Portable washroom facilities are located on site, and picnic tables are there for your leisure when taking a break from the water. The spray park is also an ideal location for birthday parties and other group adventures. To make your day even more convenient, a playground and a skateboard park are located next to the spray park with perfect sites for children of all ages.
*Please note that dogs are not permitted at the spray park site.
Blue Ridge Public Library:
As a proud member of the Yellowhead Regional Library, the Blue Ridge Public Library has a home in the BRIAR Patch. Formerly the Blue Ridge School, this building is now becoming a mall-like facility in the heart of this historic hamlet.
The Blue Ridge Library has officially re-opened and the expanded facility has nearly twice the floor space as the old library. The newly renovated facility now has a second floor where the kids books, and DVDs are. There is also a paper craft section on the sun filled top floor. The lower floor houses six computers and most of the library’s collection. An electric fireplace and leather chair add a peaceful reading area to the main floor.A lift can get wheelchair and walker-bound patrons from one floor to another. http://www.blueridgelibrary.ab.ca/
Blue Ridge Community Hall ( Hwy 658 -Main Street):
Striving to create a higher quality of living for all the people in and around the community of Blue Ridge, the Blue Ridge Community League holds their regular meetings at the community hall. It is the main host facility for any major event in the community with full kitchen and catering services available.
Blue Ridge Recreation Area:
How often can you find everything you need in one place? The Blue Ridge Recreation area in Woodlands County has it all for you nature lovers. You can go hiking, biking, bird watching, fishing, snowshoeing and cross country skiing, this site is for non-motorized activities only. The 3 km of trails provide the perfect path for you to release your energy and be the power behind what you want to do. Woodlands County partnered with Alberta Sustainable Resource Development and Alberta Transportation to convert this depleted gravel pit into a recreation area that offers year round opportunities for local residents and visitors to enjoy. Fishing enthusiasts will be intrigued to know that in 2011 the south lake was stocked with 2,100 15-20 cm long trout from the Cold Lake fishing hatchery and it is now managed as a “quality stocked trout fishery” The Recreation area was named for its close proximity to the vibrant community of Blue Ridge which is just a short drive off Highway 43. Just 4 km north of Blue Ridge this fabulous opportunity to connect with nature awaits you.
Whiteridge MX Park:
Situated in the Blue Ridge Recreation area and set amidst the northern Alberta forest and nestled near the mighty Athabasca River, the Whiteridge MX Park is a new motocross track. The facility consists of 20 obstacles over a 2 kilometre track. The Whiteridge MX Park was built for racing quads and motocross bikes. Riders will be greeted with an appealing assortment of jumps and table-tops. http://www.whitecourtmx.com/