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Edson Sno-Seekers A nonprofit, family oriented club, the Edson Sno-Seekers have existed informally since 1969, and officially registered in 1986. Edson Curling Club Located at the Edson and District Recreation Complex, the Edson Curling Club hosts Men’s, Ladies’, Recreation and Junior leagues. Sno-Seeker voluntee rs maintain signed, groomed trails from Edson north to Silver Summit, west to the Little Sundance Staging Area and South to Robb. There is a warm-up shelter between Edson and Silver Summit, and at Tom Hill Tower where the trail connects to the Whitecourt trail system (Golden Triangle). They also have a warm up shelter about 55 km on the Robb Trail at Schwartz Creek. With four sheets of ice, the Edson Curling Club is a great place to learn the sport, meet new friends or just watch the action. The Edson Sno-Seekers are members of the Alberta Snowmobile Association and promote safe snowmobile riding in Edson and area. For more information: edsonsnoseekers@gmail.com Hockey/Skating The Edson Curling Club is a member of the Canadian Curling Association. For more information visit: www.edsonrecreationcomplex.com Edson has two outdoor arenas — one in Glenwood Park, 463 - 72 Street and one in Griffiths Park (behind the Boys and Girls Club) at 5414 - 6 Avenue. Both arenas have full boards with lights (until 10:30 pm) and are maintained by the Town of Edson. Repsol Place has two indoor arenas for hockey and public skating from September to April. The arenas are home to minor hockey teams, ladies recreational hockey, men’s hockey league and oldtimers hockey. The arenas are also home to an active figure skating club. Public skating and shinny are regularly scheduled. www.gallowaystationmuseum.com 51