Turner Valley

Adjacent to Kananaskis Country in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains is the Town of Turner Valley. Turner Valley is the birth place of Alberta's oil and gas industry, the site of the 1914 Dingman No.1 well that began Calgary's first oil boom. Turner Valley boasts a remarkable history as not only the first major oilfield in Alberta but at one time the largest oil producer in the British Empire. Along with its quaint shops, artisan studios and breathtaking scenery, tourism is a major economic force in Turner Valley along with its growing artisan population who have been attracted to move to the area to enjoy the magnificent scenery and breathe the fresh mountain air. Its unique location provides those who live there, and visitors the chance to both cross-country and downhill skiing in the nearby Rocky Mountains. Locally, Turner Valley has plenty of recreation to offer: Fishing, hunting, golfing, hiking, swimming and camping just to name a few! Listed below are some of the community groups that are available in the area:

Turner Valley Gymnastics, Royal Canadian Legion, Light of the Flares Brownies/Guides/Pathfinders, 1st Oilfields Cubs/Beavers/Scouts, Diamond Valley Creative Kids Play Group, Foothills Figure Skating, Diamond Valley Baton Club, High Country Minor Hockey, Oilfields Sport Association, Turner Valley Curling Association, Valley Neighbours Club, Sheep Creek Arts Council.

Schools and Education:

Public Schools

Separate Schools (located in Okotoks)

Private Schools

Adult Learning Schools