The Summer Village of West Cove is located approximately 55 km northwest of Spruce Grove and 100 km northwest of Edmonton, Alberta on the south shores of Lac Ste. Anne, Alberta. It was officially incorporated on January 1, 1963. West Cove had a permanent population of 169 in the 2006 Federal Census. There are approximately 600 temporary residents and 305 lots.
West Cove is a diverse community. Its residents enjoy the rural outdoor environment and all that it has to offer. Much of the activity centers around the lake. Residents enjoy boating, canoeing, waterskiing and fishing during the summer months. In the winter there is snowmobiling, skating and cross country skiing. The Summer Village of West Cove is also part of the Lac Ste. Anne Multi-use Trail Committee. The residents enjoy riding and walking these trails on a year round basis.
Residents and visitors alike are encouraged to enjoy a quality of life centred on community activities and the opportunities that proximity to the lake affords. Community activities emphasize family, recreation, health, wellness and participation for all ages.
To learn more about our community, we invite you to explore this website, visit the village office or peruse the community bulletin board.