Beaumont – 2018 National Finalist
With a population of more than 18,320 residents, Beaumont is now the 5th Fastest Growing Community in Canada.
Situated 1 km south of the City of Edmonton boundary and 9 km east of the Edmonton International Airport, Beaumont offers 28 km of pathways, excellent recreational facilities and safe neighbourhoods. Beaumont has been the choice for over $1 Billion in new investment over recent years. There are currently over 160 storefront businesses and over 300 home-based businesses. Recent annexation has increased the town boundaries to include an additional 21 quarter sections of land.
In addition, Beaumont has 11 soccer fields, 10 baseball diamonds, 6 outdoor skating rinks, 23 playground parks, bilingual French Immersion schools, a Francophone school, a brand new 9-hole Disc Golf course, tennis and pickleball courts, a stocked recreational fishing lake, outdoor basketball courts and a championship 18-hole golf course for all to enjoy. The municipality is close to breaking ground on the second phase of a multi-purpose recreation facility which will add an indoor field house, a third NHL sized sheet of ice, climbing structure, indoor track and additional multipurpose spaces for the community to utilize.
Beaumont is 1 of 3 official bilingual communities in Alberta and has a rich French heritage that is brought to life in bilingual signs and French design architecture on its buildings. A full spectrum of services and choices makes Beaumont a great place to raise a family, to invest, and to enjoy life.