Amenities In Okotoks
Find out why so many people are deciding to make the move to this amazing town by exploring the Okotoks amenities listed below. This is a thriving place to live and all of the amenities you'll need are just a short drive or a walk away.
Discover what the downtown area has to offer. This is a unique and fun place to browse and a lot of people from Calgary head over on the weekends to shop in the Okotoks downtown area. You're sure to find unique items that you've never seen before at the boutique shops. At On Tap Oil and Vinegar, you'll find at least 60 flavours of vinegar and oil that have been imported from around the world. Step into the Boot Hill Gallery & Gift Shop to browse through a stunning collection of western lifestyle items including furniture, home decor, westerner art, western clothing and much more!
There are other shopping districts throughout Okotoks as well including Southridge Village Shopping Centre and the Business Park. From small shops to grocery stores to the big-box stores like Wal-Mart and Staples, everything you'll need is offered in the town. If you're looking for specialized and select items, Calgary is only a 15 minute drive away!
Arts & Cultural Activities
Come down to the Okotoks Art Gallery to see live performances and regular art exhibits. The Rotary Performing Arts Centre brings live music and performances into town. If you love history, be sure to take the Heritage Walking Tour to see the collection of Heritage Homes and buildings in this town. There's strong support for local talent here in Okotoks and one of the best places to see this spirit is downtown on the weekends when local artists often provide live performances.
Playgrounds & Parks
Okotoks boasts more than 90 playgrounds and parks. Some of these parks also have athletic facilities and some are green spaces where you can relax and enjoy the scenery. There is an off-leash park for dogs south of the Drake Landing Storm Pond and splash parks for the youngsters in the summer. A lot of the parks are connected throughout the town through the expansive walking and biking pathway systems.
With 94 parks, 14 ball diamonds, 48 playgrounds, 15 soccer pitches, 4 basketball courts, 5 tennis courts, 1 rugby field, 3 football fields, a running track, a skateboard park, 5 outdoor skating rinks and 1 multi-sport court, Okotoks has you covered for your sporting needs. The Okotoks Recreation Centre has a large swimming pool, a whirlpool and sauna as well as group activity rooms, fitness facilities and much more.
Okotoks is a town that specializes in keeping everybody happy. It's a great place to raise a young family with so many activities and recreational opportunities available. Singles and couples can take advantage of the vibrant lifestyle downtown with Okotoks condos or choose to settle in a more established area to enjoy a quieter lifestyle. This town is also a special place for the 55+ community with special activities taking place at the recreational centre and so many walking trails to explore.
If you have questions about moving to Okotoks, we invite you to contact us today! We are always happy to help.