East End Bus Society Services

East End Bus Society is a cooperative effort of the Lac Ste. Anne County, the Town of Onoway and the Village of Alberta Beach to provide affordable transportation for seniors and handicapped. With additional financial support from 10 Summer Villages, Yellowstone, South View, Silver Sands, Val Quentin, Sunset Point, Sunrise Beach, Birch Cove, West Cove, Nakamun Park and Ross Haven. 

Service consists of scheduled shopping/medical trips to West Edmonton Mall, and Spruce Grove along with excursion and rentals by service clubs, special interest groups and community members.

Contact:  Lorna Porter, Coordinator
Phone:  780-905-3934

East End Bus Activity Calendar and Facebook Page Here...

Current Bus Calendar

Home Support Program and Preventative Counselling Subsidy

The Summer Village of Silver Sands is partnering with Lac Ste. Anne County to make available to our residents two important programs hosted by the County:

Home Support Program:  offer a subsidy for light housekeeping services offered to seniors which helps them remain independent in their own safe, clean and comfortable home.

Preventative Counselling Subsidy:  offer a subsidy to eligible individuals, couples or families who find themselves struggling to afford the cost of short-term preventative counselling services.

Contact the County Office to find out more and if you are eligible - Community Services Department at 780-785-3411 or toll free at 1-866-880-5722.

Lac Ste. Anne County Home Support Program​​

Attention Community Groups - Now Accepting FCSS Grant Applications

Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) is:
“FCSS is a unique 80/20 funding partnership between the Government of Alberta and participating municipalities or Metis settlements. Provincially, the FCSS Program receives its mandate from the FCSS Act and Regulation. The Act describes what the Province and municipality/Metis Settlement can do to provide preventive social services. The Regulation describes how services may be provided … Under FCSS, communities design and deliver social programs that are preventive in nature to promote and enhance well-being among individuals, families and communities …”

Funding Application details here...

Federation of Canadian Municipalities


Community Sponsorship - Business Card Sized Ad/Home Page picture rotation - $100/year

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Canada Day Fireworks

A fireworks celebration will be held on Saturday, July 1st, 2023 at the boat launch in honour of Canada Day.   Please start to arrive at 10:30 p.m., fireworks will begin once it is dark and is weather pending.   Funding for the event is made possible by the Government of Canada Canadian Heritage Celebrate Canada Grant.

                                                                       The History of Canada Day

The History of Canada Day - (Government of Canada (2023). Available at: (Accessed: 20 April 2023).


Family Day Picnic

​The Summer Village holds a Family Day Picnic each year.   This year the picnic is scheduled for Saturday, July 29th, 2023.

Planned events have been scheduled as follows:
7:00 a.m. – Toonie Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – Golfing
2:00 p.m. – Horseshoes / Children’s Games
6:00 p.m. – Supper $5.00/person or $20.00/family - bring a salad or dessert to share with everyone!
10:30 p.m. – Fireworks Show at the boat launch site

Thank you to everyone who attended and helped out at last year's event.   We look forward to seeing everyone at this year's Picnic!​

Large Bin Clean Up

The Summer Village holds a large bin clean up at the quonset (1 Centennial Way) each year over two days.  This provides a good opportunity to help clean up the Summer Village by getting rid of items no longer needed that are laying around properties and cluttering up space!

2023 Large Bin Clean Up Dates

Friday, July 14, 2023   1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 15, 2023    9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

- Metal & white metal including stoves, washers/dryers, freon items will be accepted this year ($20 per white metal item – exact change only)
- Clean wood
- Mixed household waste (includes stained, treated or painted wood)
- Mattresses ($20 per item – exact change only) 

X  Tires, shingles, TVs, microwave
X  Paint, stain, antifreeze, oil, dangerous goods / chemicals
X  Trees/brush/branches, Hot Tubs, Concrete

Please note that the Summer Village has the right to refuse any item. 

Summer Village of Silver Sands

Mailing Address:

Box 8, Alberta Beach, Alberta  T0E 0A0

New Office/Courier Location:
2317 Township Road 545, Division No. 13 Lac Ste. Anne County, Alberta  T0E 1V0

​​p: 587-873-5765    f: 780-967-0431



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