Travel Guide Thursdays: Alberta

Planning a summer vacation? Perhaps you will find a Rampage player on your next trip. The Rampage has seen 293 players from all around the globe who have played with the Rampage at some point in the team’s nine-year history. Each Thursday throughout the offseason, sarampage.com will feature a location in which Rampage players call home.  The Rampage has had 188 players from Canada, 40 from Europe/other places around the world and 65 from the U.S. This week’s featured location is Alberta in which 34 players call home.

Alberta, Canada
Capital: Edmonton
Government: Constitutional Monarchy
Leaders: Monarch – Elizabeth II, Lieutenant Governor – Don Ethell, Premier – Ed Stelmach
Population: 3,724,832
Area: 661,848 square miles
Language: English
Currency: Canadian Dollar
Climate (in capital city): Winter average high – 31; Summer average high – 66

Top places to visit in Edmonton:
Alberta Legislature
Art Gallery of Alberta
Winspear Centre
Muttart Conservatory
TELUS World of Science
Royal Alberta Museum
West Edmonton Mall
Whyte Avenue
124th street (shopping)
Fort Edmonton Park
Elk Island National Park of Canada
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
North Saskatchewan River Valley

Top places to visit in Calgary:
Calgary Stampede
Prince’s Island Park
Barclay Parade
Devonian Gardens
Calgary Tower
Stephen Avenue
Chinatown
Olympic Plaza
Glenbow Museum
Calgary Zoo
Fort Calgary Historic Park
Pengrowth Saddledome
Battalion Park
Heritage Park
Inglewood
Chinook Centre
Millarville Farmer’s Market

Top places to visit around Alberta:
Banff National Park
Jasper National Park
Lake Louise
Kananaskis Country
Waterton Lakes National Park

Rampage players from Alberta (by city):
Calgary, ALTA – Greg Crozier
Calgary, ALTA – Matt Dzieduszycki
Calgary, ALTA – Brad Ference
Calgary, ALTA – Krys Kolanos
Calgary, ALTA – Eric Schneider
Calgary, ALTA – Rocky Thompson
Calgary, ALTA – Andrew Ebbett
Calgary, ALTA – Rylan Galiardi
Cold Lake, ALTA – Alex Auld
Coronation, ALTA – Dwayne Zinger
Cremona, ALTA – JD Watt
Daysland, ALTA – Matthew Spiller
Edmonton, ALTA – Mike Bishai
Edmonton, ALTA – Jay Bouwmeester
Edmonton, ALTA – Paul Healey
Edmonton, ALTA – Alex Leavitt
Edmonton, ALTA – Jamie Lundmark
Edmonton, ALTA – Tyson Nash
Edmonton, ALTA – Kyle Rossiter
Edmonton, ALTA – David Schlemko
Edmonton, ALTA – Ray Schultz
Edmonton, ALTA – Steve Weidlich
Ft. McMurray, ALTA – Justin Pogge
Grand Cache, ALTA – Travis Roche
Leduc, ALTA – Matt Climie
Lethbridge, ALTA – Nick Ross
Red Deer, ALTA – Chris Mason
Red Deer, ALTA – MacGregor Sharp
Red Deer, ALTA – Pete Vandermeer
Stony Plain, ALTA – Steven Goertzen
Stony Plain, ALTA – Ryan Huddy
Vermilion, ALTA – Grant McNeill
Wetaskiwin, ALTA – Eric Sonnenberg
Wetaskiwin, ALTA – Martin Sonnenberg

 




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