Syncrude Celebrates 50 years with Fun in the Sun Event

(Fort McMurray, AB, June 5, 2014) – The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo is pleased to announce Syncrude’s Fun in the Sun is back!

Join us on Canada Day for a free community event hosted by Syncrude Canada Ltd. The family-focused afternoon has something for everyone. Starting at 1 p.m. on July 1, the Syncrude Aquatic Centre will come alive as the ONE Team hosts games and activities for all, including a scavenger hunt, races and water polo. Syncrude is pleased to support free admission into the Syncrude Aquatic Centre, until maximum capacity, along with a community barbecue. 

“As Syncrude is celebrating our 50th anniversary this year, we want to thank the community for supporting us over the years,” says Syncrude CEO Mark Ward. “Hosting events such as Fun in the Sun is one way we like to give back to the community where we operate. Please join us as we celebrate Canada’s birthday and 50 great years in this community.”  

Syncrude’s Fun in the Sun will take place in the Syncrude Aquatic Centre from 1 to 4 p.m. All community members are invited to attend. More information about the event can be found at

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