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Welcome to Recreation Country!   Recreational opportunities exist in abundance in Thorhild County.

Changes to fees at the Thorhild Swimming Pool and Long Lake Ski Hill Facility 

Based on Thorhild County issued Identification cards, any County residents, provided a government photo identification is produced, will receive free lessons and use at the Long Lake Ski Hill facility.

Thorhild County Residents and the general public will be given free access for Public Swims at the Thorhild Swimming Pool including any lesson offered, with priority given to Thorhild County residents. 

Identification cards will be mailed to the first person named on a residential property on the Thorhild County tax roll.  Additional Resident Identification Cards are available for a spouse or adult interdependent partner or for renters.  For additional cards, proof of residency will be required, such as a drivers license, utility bill, income tax, or lease agreement. 

Policy 339 Free Use of County Recreational Facilities

The County operates and/or supports several recreational facilities, including:

Thorhild Swimming Pool Maximize
Half moon Lake Campground Minimize


Welcome to Half Moon Lake Campground!  

Gravel interior roads. On the shore of Half Moon Lake, with a sandy swimming beach. 

DirectionsTravel 14 km west of Thorhild on Highway 18, then turn south on Range Road 232 and continue 12 km. 

OR  29 km north of Bon Accord on Lily Lake Road and then 3 km east.


The Park is for day use only. 

  • Operator or sponsor is: Thorhild County
  • Nearby town or city: Thorhild
  • Total campsites: 13 (power/non-power)
  • Group Camping Available 
  • Fire Pits, Firewood Available for Sale
  • Playground Area
  • Picnic Shelter, Cook Shack
  • Day use area
  • Boat Launch
  • Change Room

2017 camping, day use and boat launch fees

·         $30.00/night for a service stall

·         $20.00/night for an unserviced stall

·         $10.00/visit for day use or a $45.00 annual pass

·         $20.00/visit for boat launch or a $100.00 annual pass

A Pleasure Craft Operator Card is required to operate power-drive boats and watercraft in Canada.  For more information on obtaining your Pleasure Craft Operator Card, click this link 

For Reservations, Contact: 

Telephone: 1-780-961-3308


Long Lake Ski Area Maximize
Radway Fish Pond Maximize
Other Area Facilities / Attractions Maximize