Bowden celebrated their 100th birthday in 2004.


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2101 - 20 Avenue, Box 338
Bowden AB T0M 0K0
Ph: 403-224-3395
Fax: 403-224-2244

The Bowden Pioneer Museum features artifacts representing the history of Bowden - 1904 to 2004
Bowden Pioneer Museum

Lots of safe playgrounds in Bowden for your kids


Evangelical Missionary
403-224 3287

St. Matthew's Anglican
403-224 2149

United Church of Canada
403-224 3405

Churches in Bowden include the Evangelical Missionary Church, St. Mathew's Anglican Church, and the United Church of Canada (pictured)

Life in Bowden

Education | Recreation Facilities | Arena Rental Rates | Alley Walks
Community Services & Clubs | Seniors Housing | Community Action Park

The Town of Bowden offers quiet small town living with all the amenities of larger communities right at its doorstep. With its recreational and educational facilities it is an ideal community for a young family looking to purchase their first home or a retired couple who desire a quiet town to settle in. As a bedroom community on Highway 2, many residents choose to commute to Olds, Innisfail, Red Deer and even Calgary.

Bowden Grandview School is a public education facility offering kindergarten through grade twelve. It is included in the Chinook's Edge School Division. The school has a capacity of approximately 550 students and consistently achieves a high academic standing for graduating students.

The school also strives to introduce modern technology, into its classroom environment, starting with the Grade two model technology classroom. The Grade one students even have their own web page! For the higher grades the school has a fully functioning CTS lab where students learn media productions and web page development.

Bowden Grandview School

For parents with younger children the Bowden Playschool runs concurrently with the school year and has classes for children who are three and four year old.

Post secondary opportunities also exist within short driving distance at Olds College and Red Deer College. The University of Calgary is also within an hour of the Town.

Bowden Grandview School 403-224-3250
Bowden Play & Learn
Career High Outreach 403-227-0141
Chinook's Edge Material Centre 403-556-4070
Chinook's Edge School Division 403-227-7070
Olds College 403-556-8281
Red Deer College 403-342-3300

Parkland Foundation Management Body is the Bowden office responsible for the operation and administration of 148 seniors housing units in central Alberta, including the following properties in Bowden:

    20 self-containted suites in Westview Manor, 1706 - 23 Street
    10 self-contained suites in Bow Glen Court, 1804 - 23 Street

These are rent-geared-to-income 500 square foot apartments built in the 1970s and originally managed by the Lions Club of Bowden. They are rented to healthy seniors who are able to care for themselves. The Provincial Government provides deficit funding to Parkland Foundation to enable people to stay in their own communities as long as they are safe. There are no meals or services provided, but maintenance of the buildings and grounds is taken care of by Parkland Foundation.

Parkland Foundation: Housing for Seniors
4045 - 50 Avenue, Innisfail, AB T4G 1B2
Phone: 403-227-3745
Fax: 403-227-3412

Bow Glen Court Seniors housing in Bowden Alberta.

Bowden Igloo Ice ArenaBowden has a wide range of recreation facilities available including the Igloo Ice Arena (403-224-2445), two baseball diamonds, and several soccer fields. Amenities that both visitors and residents will enjoy include the Bowden Pioneer Museum, Community Hall and campground. Located throughout town there are several parks and playgrounds with modern playground equipment.

Arena Rental Rates
Shinny/Public Skating Schedule Igloo Ice Arena
Arena Advertising Opportunities

Bowden residents are now building a new park, the Bowden Community Action Park. Located at the corner of 21st Street and 22nd Avenue, this park includes an outdoor skating rink, horseshoe pits, a gazebo, skatepark, green space, and picnic tables.

If you are able to volunteer for the Committee or future projects, please contact Keith Bailey at 403-559-8489.

More Information
Action Park on Facebook

Bring your golf clubs! Bowden is home to one of Alberta's neatest and challenging 9 hole golf courses. There's a Pro Shop, clubhouse and a fully licensed restaurant called Jack's Kitchen for your pleasure. Phone: 403-224-2121.

Bowden Hi-Way Golf Course

The Bowden Recreation & Culture Board needs you! Volunteers are urgently needed to be a part of this committee. Help plan and organize great community events such as Canada Day Celebrations, BBQ & Movie in the Park + Garden Market, Sleigh Ride and Tour of Light and much more! Call the Town Office at 403-224-3395 to join.

Are you ready to get out and enjoy the sunshine now that winter is over? Why not try Sian's Mainly Alley Walks!

This map highlights 4 different short walks that you can take in town that will get you out into the fresh air in Bowden. You may just run into a neighbour or two out enjoying our spring just like you and your family. Enjoy!

Thanks to Sian Richards from Bowden Physiotherapy for taking the time to get this wonderful map going!

Bowden has all the social amenities you can imagine, with service clubs and volunteer organizations providing entertainment, events and activities in the community. Please feel free to contact any of the following organizations for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous 403-556-9415
Antler Hill Silver Stirrups 4-H 403-227-2880
Bereavement Facilitator 403-224-3928
Bowden Ag Society 403-224-2154
Bowden Art Club 403-224-2263
Bowden Figure Skating 403-224-2907
Bowden Friendship Centre 403-224-3064
Bowden Historical Society 403-224-2122
Bowden Light Horse 403-224-3450
Bowden Lions Club 403-598-4770
Bowden Minor Hockey 403-224-3044
Bowden Municipal Library Board 403-224-3688
Bowden Soccer 403-224-2011
Bowden Team Roping 403-224-3784
Bow-Glen Court 403-224-2691
Bow Inn Beef 4-H 403-227-1681
Citizens on Patrol 403-224-2354
Cottonwood Kayaking Club 403-227-2833
Frozen Meals for Seniors 403-224-7569
Innisfail Food Bank 403-224-3359
Olds Air Cadet Squadron 403-556-7630
Thundering Hoofbeats 4-H 403-227-2194

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