Category : Featured

We are now accepting applications for a part-time Lifeguard!

We are now accepting applications for a part-time Lifeguard-Instructor 2!

We're Hiring! Now accepting applications for a Planning Assistant 1

The District of Sparwood has an excellent employment opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to assume the position of Planning Assistant.

RFP for Council Chambers Audio-Visual System Upgrade

An addendum for the Council Chambers Audio-Visual Upgrade RFP was released on October 28, 2019.  This addendum is intended to provide prospective Proponents with further clarification on the Scope of Work and provide responses to questions received from Proponents.

Please visit BC Bid at www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca for details on this Addendum.  The deadline for submission is 4:00 p.m. (local MDT) on Thursday, November 7, 2019.

Tender Request for Well #4 Watermain Upgrade at Pumphouse #1 and Sanitary Servicing to 6000 Hwy 43

The District invites Contractors with waterworks construction experience and expertise to submit tenders for Well #4 watermain upgrade at Pumphouse #1 and sanitary servicing to 6000 Highway 43 no later than 13:59:59 (MDT) on October 29, 2019.

Council Makes Emergency Preparedness A Priority

The District of Sparwood has been diligently working to make emergency preparedness a top priority. Two new programs, the Vulnerable Persons Registry (VPR) and the Evacuation Notification System (ENS), have been launched to improve public awareness and response during a critical event or emergency. 

Sparwood Launches Parks and Recreation Master Plan

The District of Sparwood is excited to announce the launch the development of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan. 

Notice of Temporary Cemetery Access Closure

The District of Sparwood would like to advise residents that the municipality will be temporarily closing access to the Rivercrest Cemetery beginning October 15th, 2019. 

Sparwood Celebrates Dog Park Grand Opening

Sparwood's Off-Leash Dog Park is now officially open!

Sparwood Off-Leash Dog Park Grand Opening Celebration

Residents of Sparwood, along with their four-legged friends are invited to attend the Grand Opening of the new Sparwood Off-Leash Dog Park on October 3rd, 2019 at 6:00 pm.

Sparwood Fire Department Open House

Come join the local Fire Department for some fun and test your skills during their Open House on October 8th from 6 to 8:30 pm at Fire Station #1, located at 479 Pine Avenue. 

Notice of Temporary Park, Trail and Road Closures

The District of Sparwood would like to advise residents that the municipality will be temporarily closing a portion of Heritage Park, the Elk River Trail and in the final stage of work – a section of Pine Avenue as outlined in red in the map below. To facilitate the installation of the watermain and protect public safety residents can expect marked closures in these areas beginning September 23, 2019 and continued until such time that construction is complete.  

Notice of Temporary Closures due to Well #4 Construction

The District of Sparwood would like to advise residents that the municipality will be temporarily closing Sparwood Heights Drive west of Fire Hall #2, Whiskey Jack Boulevard and Sparwood Heights Drive main road to ensure public safety during construction of Well # 4 watermain. 

Town Hall Meeting

Learn what has been accomplished this year and what is planned for the future! Share your thoughts on issues that matter to you and the community at the upcoming Town Hall Meeting taking place on October 10th from 6 - 8 pm at the Seniors Drop-In Center at 101 Pine Ave.

Sparwood Fire Prohibition Amended

Effective at 10 am Mountain time on Thursday, September 12 2019, the prohibition of Category 2 and 3 open fires will be amended throughout the District of Sparwood due to decreased wildfire risk.

Notice of Proposed Disposition of Land

The District of Sparwood is considering the direct sale of Lot 3 DL 4589 KD Plan EPP23685, and Lot 1 DL 4589 KD Plan NEP 69126 to 6069789 Canada Inc., Inc. No. A58865 (Teck).

More information and description of the general terms can be read here

Sparwood Heights Drive Temporary Closure

The District of Sparwood would like to advise residents that the municipality will be temporarily closing the gravel portion of Sparwood Heights Drive. To facilitate the installation of the watermain, the areas outlined in the mapin red will be closed to traffic on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

2019 Fall Leisure Guide

The Fall 2019 Sparwood Leisure Guide is now available online and at the Leisure Centre. 

Notice of Temporary Walkway Closures and Traffic Delays

The District of Sparwood would like to advise residents that the municipality will be temporarily closing Industrial Road #3 and Upper and Lower Matevic Roads. To facilitate improvements to these gravel roads and ensure public safety, the areas outlined in the map below in red will be closed to pedestrian traffic beginning September 3, 2019 and until such time as the construction work has been completed.

We are now accepting applications for Group Fitness Instructors!

Are you passionate about fitness?

We are currently looking for outgoing, enthusiastic individuals to share their knowledge and expertise teaching a variety of classes including strength, circuit, spin, cardio and more.

Construction begins on Sparwood's first Off Leash Dog Park

The District of Sparwood is excited to announce that construction is under way for Sparwood’s first Off-Leash Dog Park. The Park located at 441 Pine Avenue will provide a safe space for dogs and their owners to enjoy off leash exercise in open grass spaces and forested trails.