William A. Switzer Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Activities & Events

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  • Alberta Free Fishing Weekend - July

    Saturday, July 4, 2020

    July 4 & 5, 2020 is free Family Fishing Weekend in Alberta - no licence required!

    • Come give fishing a try in provincial parks with water bodies with open fishing seasons (not in national parks). All Alberta Fishing Regulations apply, like size and catch limits, still apply; be sure to be aware of annual changes to regulations
    • This includes all the lakes in William A. Switzer Park - and Jarvis Creek too
    • Check the Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations
    Fee: Free
  • Alberta Free Fishing Weekend - July

    Sunday, July 5, 2020

    July 4 & 5, 2020 is free Family Fishing Weekend in Alberta - no licence required!

    • Come give fishing a try in provincial parks with water bodies with open fishing seasons (not in national parks). All Alberta Fishing Regulations apply, like size and catch limits, still apply; be sure to be aware of annual changes to regulations
    • This includes all the lakes in William A. Switzer Park - and Jarvis Creek too
    • Check the Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations
    Fee: Free
  • Parks Day

    Saturday, July 18, 2020
    • Come celebrate Parks Day from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Enjoy fun, educational, family-oriented events!
    • Check out the wildlife displays, win prizes, or visit the mascots and the Alberta Parks horse patrol!
    • Give ancient hunting techniques a try with traditional archery and atlatl spear throwers.
    • Give lumberjack life a go with cross-cut saws!
    • Prize draws at 2:00 at the Visitor Centre
    Fee: Free
    More Info:

    780-865-5600