Top 4 Things To Do In Coaldale, Alberta

A WISE CHOICE. The town of Coaldale has a recorded population of just over 8,000 residents. In this community you will find residents that appreciate a hospitable and welcoming environment for all that visit. Whether you are looking for the golf course down the road, or the coffee shop on the corner, Coaldale Alberta residents will be more than happy to assist you with directions!

Old fashioned and quaint are just a few words used to describe the small-town feel of Coaldale. Though it is a small town, visitors are not limited on what to do, with the town’s rich history there is a lot to learn and enjoy! Coaldale is an amazing destination for the entire family!



Choose your daily itinerary from a list of museums, golf courses, nature walks & conservation areas. There is sure to be something that appeals to everyone!


1. Alberta Birds of Prey Centre

With a mission to rehabilitate and release injured birds of prey back to the wild, the Alberta Birds of Prey Centre is a one-of-a-kind adventure for you.

I left feeling more connected to the birds that I
see everyday out here in the mountains

The Alberta Prey Centre was established with the intention to develop Alberta’s first volunteer wildlife rescue facility and throughout the years and help from many volunteers has grown to see numerous improvements developing into the Centre you can visit today.

  • Distance from Station Grounds: 6 minutes, walking

2. Coaldale Golf Courses

If you are interested in getting away from the busy everyday life you can play a 9-hole or 18-hole course at either Land o’ Lakes Golf Course or Indian Hills Golf Course this will give you the opportunity to get away from it all and enjoy rolling greens and tight fairway views.

  • Land o’ Lakes Golf Course Distance from Station Grounds: 5 minutes, driving
  • Indian Hills Golf Course Distance from Station Grounds: 18 minutes, driving


3. Gem of the West Museum

One of Southern Alberta’s best kept secrets. Established in 1995, The Gem of the West Museum is one of the largest rural museums in Southern Alberta, showcasing over 15 unique exhibits and an art gallery. The museum also serves as a great community venue for public programs and events, private rental events and functions.

Whether you are looking to host an event in the town or looking for a daily getaway activity, the Gem of the West Museum needs to be on your to-do list.

  • Distance from Station Grounds: 6 minutes, walking


4. Hiking & Outdoor Activities  

Stafford Lakes is a great summer getaway close to Coaldale, Alberta! Bring your family, your bathing suit and your sunscreen to this privately-run beach and camping area. If you are looking to book a weekend getaway from Station Grounds or family is coming to visit, and you want to stay in the local area – Stafford Lakes is the place to go.

As mentioned in this article from the Lethbridge Herald, “It features a new boat launch, boat dock, a sandy beach area, RV and tent camping on either a seasonal or short-term basis, picnic areas, basketball court, beach volleyball, kayak and paddleboard rentals, and a Cafe for ice cream and other novelties.”

  • Distance from Station Grounds: 12 minutes, driving 


Coaldale Community Calendar

Looking for more community activities? Coaldale has a list of weekly and monthly activities that will keep you busy through any season! Check out Coaldale, Alberta’s town community calendar.

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Four Reasons You May Want to Consider Living in a Manufactured Home Community in Southern Alberta

Typically you will invest a lot of time considering living arrangements for various milestones in your life.  Whether you are looking for a starter house, hoping to live in a new home in a nice community or  retiring and wanting a property with very little maintenance you will have a wide variety of choices.

The traditional choices for young families, working families or retired people who want a cost effective living arrangement are buying a small house, moving into a condo or renting an apartment.  Whatever group you are in, you are most likely hoping to have extra cash, some private space and you may want a home for your pets.

It’s time to think about life in a manufactured home community

Living in a manufactured home community, like Station Grounds near Lethbridge in Southern Alberta is an interesting and attractive alternative to the traditional choices. At Station Grounds you would have a home customized for your needs and tastes for a very reasonable cost. The lots are leased at around $400 per month and there are no hidden or extra costs.  See how it works at

Here are some impressive benefits of living in a manufactured home community:

1. Property & Privacy

Regardless of what stage in life you are at, living in a manufactured home community allows you to have your own property and privacy.

If you live in a manufactured home you don’t physically share a wall with anyone, which drastically reduces potential noises and disturbances that may arise in apartment style living. Another advantage: Having your own personal space, both inside and out, allows you to garden, to invite more friends over, to have pets and to relax on a summer’s evening without sharing the space or bothering other people.

2. Sense of Community & Independence

When living in a manufactured home community you are not giving up your social life, but gaining one.  You will enjoy like-minded people with similar lifestyles and interests. Not to mention, if you want to get into the city to catch a movie, attend an exercise class or get in some shopping –  the town core of Coaldale, Alberta is only 5 – 10 minutes down the road and has everything you need. The city of Lethbridge is only 20  minutes away.  Click here to learn more.

Not only will you have the social life you choose, you will also be are able to maintain many of your hobbies such are gardening and participating in neighbourhood events. Have the freedom of your own private oasis – consider Station Grounds when planning for your future home.

3. Affordability

When we refer back to the traditional first step of potential home buyers, affordability is a major impact on the final decision. Affordability is something that makes a land-lease manufactured home community even more appealing.

A land-lease community is a great first step for homebuyers at any stage in their life, whether they’re looking for a long term or short term commitment. A land-lease community provides you with the flexibility to save money buy owning your manufactured home and lease the land it sits on.

4. Amenities & Peace of Mind

Since you will select your own customized manufactured mobile home, you have the flexibility to create the oasis that suits your lifestyle.From modern, well-appointed kitchens and bathrooms to generous, luxurious living spaces your new home will have everything you want and need.  Station Grounds has partnered with three manufactured home offices in Lethbridge, Alberta close to the station Grounds location.

Start planning your your new life and new home now.

Is peace of mind important to you? Leasing a lot in Station Grounds means that you, our tenant, is covered by the Mobile Home Site Tenancies Act (MHSTA). This means your monthly fees cover multiple services such as snow removal for both parks and common areas during the winter months. Station Grounds takes care of community upkeep so that your community can maintain an attractive and welcoming environment for you and your friends and family.

Are you interested in living in a modern affordable home with all the amenities you deserve but want a simpler life?

Learn more about living in a manufactured home community by contacting our Tenant Coordinator, Dixie McCarley to answer any questions about living in Station Grounds. Dixie can tell you what to expect when you call Station Grounds your new home! Located in Coaldale, Alberta a majority of our residents have come to us from British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.