Community Information


Residents of the Town of Blackfalds have ample choice of local K- 12 and post-secondary educational providers.

Wolf Creek Public Schools prides itself on creating success for all learners and operates the following schools for Blackfalds' students:

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools aspires to excellence and operates the following schools for Blackfalds' students:

Post-secondary institutions serving the region include Red Deer College, Burman University, Olds College, and Athabasca University. These institutions provide Central Alberta residents and businesses with a full range of training and educational opportunities and programs in continuing education, trades apprenticeship, certificates, diplomas, university transfer, degree completion, and much more.

Health Services

Blackfalds residents have access to many local health care providers including hospitals, public health centres, physicians, dentists, chiropractors, mental health professionals, physiotherapists, eye care professionals, and more. The following are some of the local resources available to community members:

Red Deer Regional Hospital

Lacombe Hospital & Care Centre

Johnstone Crossing Community Health Centre

Primary Care Network Regional Walk-in Clinics

Active Edge Muscle Therapy 


Blackfalds Eye Care

Blackfalds Chiropractic Centre

Blackfalds Physiotherapy Clinic

Blackfalds Professional Pharmacy

Focus Family Chiropractic

Blackfalds Dental Centre

Alpen Dental

IDA - Sandstone Pharmacy

Blackfalds Health Professional Attraction & Retention Committee (BhPARC)

Did You Know?

Blackfalds has a new Health Professional Attraction & Retention Committee. This group of community members works with individuals from Town Council and Administration and health service agencies.

What Does this Group Do?

Committee members will attend meetings as needed and participate in varied activities that correspond with their interests and abilities. Some of the Committee initiatives include promoting health provider opportunities in Blackfalds, hosting community tours, building relationships with community health providers and organizing appreciation activities, and providing support for their families.

Want to Help?  

Many hands make light work and robust and diverse community representation on this Committee is welcome! In particular, residents who are seniors, well-connected to the local business community, newcomers to town, or who have a young family are invited to contact or 403.885.6246 for more information.