About Three Hills

From our humble beginnings as a village in 1912, the Town of Three Hills has a strong history of community hospitality,economic expansion, and convenient locality.

Three Hills has the security and quality of life of a small town with numerous big city amenities.  Our downtown sector features excellent shopping and dining conveniences as well as several financial institutions and service necessities. With 7 parks and over 4 kms of walking trails, abundant green space can be found throughout the community.  In addition, modern recreation facilities, dynamic arts organizations and numerous service groups, all lend well to our high quality of life.


"Three Hills is a supportive and inclusive community known for its exceptional quality of life. The community provides residents of all ages a range of housing options in attractive, safe and complete neighbourhoods with access to recreation, amenities, education, services and retail. Economic activities including development, business and industry are balanced with respect for the natural environment and existing character.”


Three Hills residents take great pride in providing a welcoming atmosphere for visitors and locals alike.  Social events are commonplace with many venues to choose from, including markets, cabarets, celebrations and concerts.  Community events are produced by organizations throughout the year, including the famous Cruise Weekend held on the first weekend of every June.


The Town of Three Hills offers an impressive variety of educational opportunities.  Administered by the Golden Hills School Division, both Prairie Christian Academy and Three Hills School provide kindergarten through grade classes.  Post-secondary training can be obtained at Prairie College, a leading Canadian Christian college that integrates applied education (like nursing and digital media), biblical literacy and spiritual formation in order to equip students to help address some of the world’s greatest needs.  Early Childhood programs as well as Adult Education are offered through a variety of different organizations in the community.

Industry and Location

Three Hills’ central location provides residents and businesses with an optimal position for convenient commuting and transportation. Approximately an hour from Red Deer, Olds, Calgary and Drumheller, our town has become a regional hub, agriculture market and service centre.  Three Hills welcomes new development and commerce and works closely with industries that wish to settle in this community.  




Stay at the Three Hills Campground or one of the numerous other campgrounds, hotels/motels in the area.  Splash at the Aquatic Centre, book a tee time at the Three Hills Golf Club, check out the Kneehill Historical Museum and Tourist Information Centre, or spend the day exploring our parks and trails.  As part of the Canadian Badlands, the Town of Three Hills has numerous world-class tourism attractions just a short drive away.  For a complete list of points of interest and facilities visit