YMCA Camp Elkwater (Year-Round Accommodations)
Location: Elkwater, Alberta (Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park)
A unique rental facility awaits at YMCA Camp Elkwater. Available for rental all year long, it’s the perfect places for: families, weddings, corporate groups, youth groups, crafting and fitness retreats, and other organizations, with the added capacity to offer food services and a wide range of specialized programming to enhance your Elkwater experience.
Make planning your family or group event a smooth and easy process at this extraordinary facility set in the magnificence of the Cypress Hills.
* Main Lodge (capacity 26)
* Full shower amenity
* Triplex (capacity 22)
* Single shower
* Wood Cabin (capacity 8)
* Late spring-early fall use
* Washroom amenity
* Summer Cabins (capacity 32)
* Greer Cabin (capacity 8)*
* Full kitchen (fridge, stove, dishwasher and all utensils)
* Full bathroom
* Large outdoor deck with BBQ access
*Please note: separate pricing for the Greer Cabin
* Fully winterized
* Full Kitchen with gas range,
* Walk-in cooler,
* Large pantry with full utensils
* Washer & Dryer
* High Ropes Challenge Course
High Ropes Courses will be run on the following 2017 dates:
All of the above will be run from 10:00am – 3:00pm!
Cost: $35/person per half hour climb
Join us at the YMCA Camp Elkwater, and experience a broad range of adventure, environmental, leadership and team building programs for school, corporate and community groups.
Located in the wonder of the Inter-Provincial Park of Cypress Hills, in Elkwater. Here you can leave the busyness of the city behind you and explore yourself within the enchanting surroundings of the Cypress Hills.
Whether you are joining us for a full camp experience or renting our facility for your private use the YMCA Camp Elkwater is here to assist you with your needs. We offer a trained and knowledgeable team who can create customized programming to help your team or organization discover their full potential. Whether it’s risk taking and teambuilding on our High Ropes Challenge Course; learning a new skill with archery or canoeing; or learning to relax and de-stress with yoga or other fitness programs, all of our programming is designed to meet your specific group needs.
Group Rental Rates – minimum rental rate = $200 (per person rates apply after minimum is reached)
$20/person each night | $5/person daily rate
School Rental Rates:
$250/night per group | $1250/week per group
$200.00/night for up to 9 people.
For more information regarding the camp or camp rentals please contact:
YMCA Camp Elkwater is owned & operated by the YMCA of Medicine Hat.
YMCA Camp Elkwater leaves a lasting memory
DO I HAVE TO BRING PILLOW AND BLANKETS?
Yes, there is no bedding supplied.
DO WE HAVE TO CLEAN FACILITY AFTER USING IT?
Yes, it is the users responsibility to ensure that the facility is left in the same or better condition than when you arrived.
CAN I BRING PETS?
Yes. However they must be on a leash at all times and they are only allowed in the wood cabin.
CAN WE SMOKE AND SERVE ALCOHOL?
You can smoke but you must do so only by the firepit, butts must be placed in the fire pit. Alcohol may be served, however you will need to obtain ‘Special Event Insurance.’ (i.e. PAL insurance in Edmonton). To sell alcohol you would need to obtain a liquor license.