Bowden celebrated their 100th birthday in 2004.

As of June 15, 2020

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Updated July 31, 2020

2101 - 20 Avenue, Box 338
Bowden AB T0M 0K0
Ph: 403-224-3395
Fax: 403-224-2244

Conveniently located on Highway 2, this bedroom community of over 1,200 people is located 25 minutes south of Red Deer and 50 minutes north of Calgary.

With affordable housing and amenities of a much larger centre, the Town has benefitted from Alberta's strong economy.

Bowden has a long history dating back to 1887 when homesteaders arrived and constructed the Brewster House hotel. Incorporated as a village in 1904 and, as a Town in 1981, the Town of Bowden celebrated its Centennial in 2004.

Automated Collection begins September 1st. Blue Bins and Black Bins in Bowden. Please click here for details.Bowden offers an enviable quality of life for all ages. An abundance of parks and new playgrounds offer families recreational opportunities right at their doorstep.

Minor sports teams continue to succeed at levels far higher than most communities this size.

The fair, but challenging 9 hole golf course remains very popular with both residents and visitors.

For school aged children, the Bowden Grandview School continues to achieve high academic standards and rates very high in the Provincial rating system.

Residents have several choices of medical facilities located within 10 minutes, at the Town in Olds or Innisfail and a first class facility in Red Deer 25 minutes away.

For seniors, the Town has two senior's manors offering affordable housing.

For more information, visit our Life in Bowden page.

Want to know what's new in Bowden? Check our "Bowden News" page. Are you ready to get out and enjoy the sunshine now that winter is over? Try Sian's Mainly Alley Walks!

Bowden has finished their million-dollar fundraising drive for a new community hall for the town and region. Click here to visit the new website.
Effective January 1, 2016, all Development Permits and Safety Code Permit applications within the Town of Bowden will be made directly to Red Deer County. Click here to learn more. Click here to follow us on Facebook.

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