Lashburn – “Home of the Bluebirds”
Directions: Approximately 32 kms East of the City of Lloydminster, on the Trans Canada Highway. Lashburn is situated between the North Saskatchewan River and the Battle River.
Lashburn is a friendly community of sports-minded people. Approximately 800 people live here, enjoying Lashburn’s lower cost of living and short drive to the City of Lloydminster.
The town offers several amenities for residents. You’ll find gas stations, hotel, convenience stores,and a restaurant. Several companies have set up shop in Lashburn. The oil industry provides plenty of jobs in this area.
Medical services include: doctors, a medical clinic, home care, and a nursing home. There is also a voluntary fire department serving the area.
The Bluebirds were a senior ladies softball team that represented Saskatchewan in the Canadian Dominion Softball Championship. The team won the bronze medal in 1975. Ever since, Lashburn has enjoyed a strong softball tradition in the summer months.
Residents enjoy a beautiful 3,140 yard, nine hole grass gree golf course. Lashburn Town and Country Golf Club features gently sloping fairways and plenty of trees and vegetation. A nice clubhouse offers equipment rentals and sales, a licensed food and beverage room and a serviced campground. There is a golf pro in town to give lessons.
In addition to golfing, there are great facilities for hockey, tennis, curling, bowling, soccer and a trout pond for fishing. The community is coming together to raise funds to build a new Sportsplex.
The Lashburn high school is one of the best in the province. This award-winning school has students that excel in sports and academics and are heavily involved in community projects. The Elementary school offers a French program for grades one through six. There is an excellent post-secondary campus in nearby Lloydminster. Lakeland College offers several trade programs, University Transfer and some degree-granting programs.
Silver Lake Regional Park is only a twenty minute drive. Here you’ll find a 9-hole golf course, a swimming area and several campsites. Saskatchewan’s beautiful lake destinations are also within reasonable driving distance. If your family enjoys camping, hunting, fishing and the outdoors, then you’re in the right place.