Lethbridge, Alberta is about a 2 to 3 hour drive from Calgary or from Great Falls Montana. It is also readily accessible by air from Calgary. Lethbridge is one of the warmest & sunniest cities in Canada with a pop. of 83,960.
In fact, Environment Canada has listed Lethbridge in the top 10 grouping of Canadian cities with the highest number of hot days during the year and the most sunny days year round.
In addition, Lethbridge ranks in the top 5 Canadian cities for having the sunniest summer and autumn days. Contrary to popular belief, Lethbridge is not the windiest city in Canada but it’s citizens do enjoy the Chinook winds that bring warm winter weather.
1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport and Wellness
The 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport and Wellness stands as a testament to what can be achieved when a university, its students and the community work towards a common goal.
This state-of-the-art facility enhances the fitness and recreation services in southern Alberta; benefits students, athletes and community members; and advances kinesiology-related research.
It was made possible through generous support from private, public and corporate donors, including 1st Choice Savings and Credit Union Ltd., a business that displayed extraordinary commitment to our community and the University through their 15-year pledge of $2.25 million.
The University of Lethbridge
One of the most significant architectural structures in Canada, University of Lethbridge University Hall was designed by renowned Canadian Arthur Ericksen. In May 2007, University Hall was featured in the 2007 Canada Post Stamp Program as part of a four commemorative stamp tribute to the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. The University of Lethbridge Campus spans more than 500 acres and is nestled on the banks of the Old Man River.