Lakeland College has campuses in Vermilion, Alta and 61 km east in Lloydminster, a city that straddles the Alberta and Saskatchewan border.
Vermilion in smaller than Lloydminster, a population of about 4,500. It has a hospital, recreation facilities (2 arenas, curling rink), mall and the usual businesses. The Vermilion Provincial Park is on the west side of the town and includes running and cross country ski trails. Town of Vermilion
and Vermilion Chamber of Commerce
website have more information.
The City of Lloydminster
, is a centre of heavy oil production and a regional hub for people in eastern Alberta and western Saskatchewan. Its population of 25,000 continues to grow. Big box stores, a mall and revitalized downtown serve your shopping needs. A variety of recreation facilities including the multiplex Servus Centre and the all seasons Bud Miller park are a draw to the local community and beyond.