Located in the Southwest corner of the Province of Alberta, nestled deep in the heart of the majestic Rocky Mountains, is the beautiful mountain community of the Crowsnest Pass. The Crowsnest Pass gets it's name from the magnificent Crowsnest Mountain that stands protectively over the valley and pass below.
It's home to a multitude of fresh water streams, cold water lakes and the crystal clear lake fed Crowsnest River. This river boasts some of the best trout fishing in North America.
This small town community of just over 5000 residents is a bustling bee hive of activities and events.
Host to the annual Kananaskis Indoor Pro Rodeo, Sinister 7 Ultra-Marathon, Sole Survivor Foot Race, Rum Runner Days, Crowsnest Curling Club's Bunny Bonspiel and Bellecrest Days, just to name a few.
Crowsnest Pass has also it's share of Hollywood fame. In the winter of 2009-2010, Coleman was the scene of the movie Waska.
In 2007, downtown Coleman was given a 1940's feel, when the production of the CBC film "The Secret of the Nutcracker" was filmed there. Also in 2005, portions of the Crowsnest Pass were used in Canadian country music star Paul Brandt's hit music video, Alberta Bound. In 1985, Crowsnest Pass was used as the backdrop in the film "Journey of Natty Gann", featuring a young John Cusack.
The Crowsnest Pass is a favorite tourist destination, a great retirement community and an awesome place to raise a family!!
This community offers something for people of all ages. There is always something to see and do. The Crowsnest Pass has a rich history. From the days of prohibition and rum running, to some of the worst disasters in Canada. It is the site of Canada's deadliest rock slide, the Frank Slide in 1903. It is also the site of the worst mining disaster in Canadian history, the Hillcrest mine disaster in 1914. You can take a tour of the Leitch Collieries Historic Site or hike out to the ghost town of Lille. Take your picture with the world famous and most photographed tree, the Burmis Tree.
From an actual guided underground mine tour to
historical walking paths and a self-guided driving tour, the "Pass" has many activities to offer.
If you prefer, you can have a round of golf at the 18 hole Crowsnest Pass Golf Club and enjoy the fabulous mountain views from just about every hole.
The Crowsnest Pass offers a Senior's Centre, a senior's shuttle bus service, Meal-on-wheels, numerous service clubs and organizations, including:
Mason's (Sentinel Lodge) Shrine Unit
The Historical Society
Knights of Columbus
Order of the Royal Purple
Crowsnest Conservation Society
CNP Allied Arts Association
Citizens On Patrol
Just to name a few.
The Pass also has three senior's type residence's, offering services from totally independent and self-contained living to assisted-living services.
Within this website you will discover the various senior living options, our Vision Statement and Mission, housing descriptions and photos, activities and events and the history and future of our senior's building's.
So come on in and get to know us a little better.