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Updated December 9, 2013 4:00 p.m

Please Note: The deadline to register for temporary housing has now passed.

The Saddlebrook neighbourhood site is located 3.2 kilometres north of High River. This is general information for residents.

All inquiries in regard to Saddlebrook accommodations should be directed to the Government of Alberta on-site representative or designated site manager.


Residents living in temporary neighbourhoods are responsible for paying rent.

Health care

Residents in new temporary neighbourhoods will have access to the same health services as all Albertans. Health service options include:

  • Calling HealthLink Alberta for advice from a registered nurse at: 1-866-408-5465 (LINK)
  • Speaking directly to a mental health worker at a community centre
  • Calling 911 in the case of a medical emergency


Childcare services are not currently available in the Saddlebrook neighbourhood.

Internet service/television/telephone

Services such as cable, satellite TV, Wi-Fi and telephone land lines and pay phone are available.


Required supports and modifications necessary for barrier-free access are addressed case-by-case.

Activities and recreation

Saddlebrook has the following recreational amenities:

  • four recreational halls
  • a playground
  • a soccer field
  • a fenced pet area


Parking is not permitted along Highway 2A or 434 Avenue.

Shuttles are operating between the Saddlebrook neighbourhood and the High River Extra Foods daily from 6 am to 7:30 pm. Note: The last bus leaving from Saddlebrook to High River will be at 7:00 pm and the last bus from High River returning to Saddlebrook for the night is at 7:30 pm.

A commuter shuttle is also available to transport Saddlebrook residents to Calgary's Somerset-Bridlewood LRT station each day at 7 am. A return shuttle will pick Saddlebrook residents up from the LRT at 5:30 pm.


All pets must be on a leash when within the Saddlebrook neighbourhood.

Residents are responsible for the actions of their pets and for picking up after them.

Inspection reports

Residents will be required to sign both a move-in and move-out inspection report.


Storage facilities are not available on-site. Residents may wish to secure their own arrangements should they have larger items requiring storage.

Meal service

Family units and some of the individual units have kitchen facilities.

Breakfast, lunch and supper are available in the dining rooms each day.


Smoking is not permitted in buildings or within 5 metres of any entrances/exits.

Government/social services

Find information about services for children and youth, employment standards, income support, AISH.


Security services are provided on site.

Employment opportunities at Saddlebrook

Contact Outland Camps.

Worship services

Space can be designated in the Saddlebrook neighbourhood for worship purposes.