Rimbey, a pretty little town located in the heart of rural Alberta remains a solid symbol of good old fashioned friendliness, where walking the extra mile to help anyone, whether they are a stranger or a friend, is a given.
In Rimbey and the surrounding area, several activities and events are ongoing, providing fun and enjoyable outings for the entire family.
The picturesque and charming Pas-Ka-Poo Park is home to many of Rimbey’s historical buildings and includes museums, a pavilion and an enclosed playground.
Canada Day celebrations, the Rimbey Farmers’ Market and other holiday celebrations are held here.
The farmers’ market is held every Saturday morning from spring until fall and is regularly crowded with shoppers who attest to its popularity.
Another great attraction is the International Truck Museum which houses an amazing selection of vintage cars and trucks.
Rimbey has several playgrounds and lots of green areas to be enjoyed by young and old, alike.
In the summer, the aquatic centre featuring a main pool, spray park, water slide and hot tubs offers hours of enjoyment for everyone.
For an outdoor camping experience that provides serviced and non-serviced campsites complete with picnic tables, fire pits and washroom/showers, check out the Nesting Place RV Park. The park offers easy access to soccer fields, basketball diamonds and the walking path.
And for the golfer, nearby courses offer an opportunity for delightful getaways.
The nine-hole executive par three Gull Lake Golf Course located at the north end of Gull Lake on Secondary Highway 771 is a great way to spend an enjoyable afternoon.
And Top ‘O The Hill Golf Course, located 12 kilometres south of Bentley on Hwy. 20 is another beautiful choice.
The area around Rimbey is also perfect for the avid fisherman or for anyone who has the desire to cast their line in the water for a few hours.
All the lakes, rivers and creeks in the area are within an hour’s drive.
Open Creek is stocked with rainbow trout and Medicine Lake has pike and perch. Island Lake stocks pike.
Twin Lake stocks rainbow trout, perch and pike and Pigeon Lake is filled with perch, pike and whitefish.
Lost Lake is stocked with rainbow trout and Gull Lake has pike and walleye and Deer Creek has brown trout. Rainy Creek has rainbow trout.
The Blindman River and Medicine River are both stocked with pike.
Buck Lake and Sylvan Lake both have pike, perch, walleye and whitefish.