Leduc was named after a Roman Catholic priest, Rev. H. Leduc, who served the Edmonton area a century ago. Leduc’s 14,000 residents live 5 kilometres south of Edmonton, just east of both Highway 2 and the Edmonton International Airport. Leduc began as both a farming community and a railway town. The Leduc name was first given the telegraph station established in Leduc in 1890. The town now has two aquatic centres, a world-class curling facility and several parks and recreational areas, including Telford Lake.
Leduc now has 30,000 residents (doubling since 1999) and has an enviable location on Highway 2 to Calgary at the south end of Edmonton, but is also home to Edmonton’;s International Airport.
Annual Events include the Leduc Black Gold Rodeo & Exhibition (early May), West Antique Society Exposition (end of July).
Dr. Woods House Museum
4801 49 Ave, Leduc, Alberta T9E 7G6
This Museum was the home of one of the first doctors in the area, Dr. Robert Woods and family. Dr. Woods practiced medicine right out of his own home in the fully restored attached medical wing. Built in 1927 for Dr. Woods, the house is a fine example of Craftsman style architecture, decorated in the Art Deco period. It charmingly illustrates an upper-middle class lifestyle from the late 1920s.
Leduc Heritage Grain Elevator
5209 47 St, Leduc, Alberta T9E 7K7
We are one of the last wood crib elevators built and remaining in Alberta. In 2003 was granted Registered Historic Site status and is a volunteer run attraction. Open 10 am. – 4 pm.
Leduc. Recreation Centre
4330 Black Gold Dr, Leduc, Alberta T9E 3C3
This facility has 3 ice rinks, soccer field, basetball courts, volleyball, and other racquet sports, swimming pool, 200 m running track, with climbing wall water slide and kids zone. Open 8 am. – 9 pm.
Rabbit Hill Snow Resort
D-25512 Township Road 510a, Leduc, Alberta T9G 0H9
Rabbit Hill Snow Resort is the largest Capital Region Ski and Snowboard Resort located in the scenic North Saskatchewan River valley 15 minutes South West of Edmonton. Rabbit Hill offers over 40 acres of ski and snowboard trails as well as one of the best Terrain parks in Western Canada.