Lomond is the easternmost village in Vulcan County, 49 km directly east of Vulcan on Highway 534 and 45 minutes west of Brooks. It is a short drive from Lake McGregor, Badger Lake, Travers Reservoir and Little Bow Reservoir, so there is no shortage of great activity in the Lomond district.

LAKE MCGREGOR runs 20 miles long by 1 mile wide. Water is supplied through canals that run from the Bow River by Arrowwood.

TRAVER’S DAM was built in 1951, and holds up to 260,000 acre/ft of water and supplies 84,000 acre/ft to downstream reservoirs and canals. The lake runs approximately 10 miles by 1 mile and covers 5,600 acres. Fish species include Northern Pike, Walleye, Perch, Whitefish and Burbot.

LITTLE BOW RESERVOIR was built in 1917 to help support the Lake McGregor project. The water runs through 22 miles of irrigation canals to supply Badger Lake. Fish species include Northern Pike, Walleye, Perch, Whitefish and Burbot.

BADGER LAKE was built in 1984, to help support the growing demand of growth and development in the area. It covers 2,400 sq. acres, and supplies 10,000 acre/ft of water down stream, but holds 46,600 acre/ft of storage. Fish species include Northern Pike, Walleye, Perch, Whitefish and Burbot.

Lomond has an active seniors drop-in center, with residents meeting together to engage in various activities throughout the year.

The library is a member of the Chinook Arch Library System.

Recreation is a big part of the community lifestyle. There is an indoor arena for minor hockey and figure skating. Every 3rd week of February, an ice fishing derby is held at Badger Lake. A slow pitch and beach volleyball tournament is held in July. There is also a curling club and roping club, a tennis court, and playgrounds for the children.

Active organizations include the Lions Club, the Birthday Club, and for the youth, a 4-H club.

The Lomond Community Hall is used by all groups and has a dance floor, kitchen and dining area.  The facility can be booked by calling 403-792-3633.

The Lomond Bethany Lutheran Church has services at 9am each Sunday.




Lomond has a grade 1-12 system which is in the Horizon School District.

A private kindergarten operates in the Village.

Post Secondary


Lomond is located 86 km (53 miles) from Lethbridge, which boasts 2 post secondary institutions, Lethbridge College and University of Lethbridge.


Community Services

Vulcan Adult Learning Council offers a variety of courses.

Family and Community Support Services located in Vulcan.

Vulcan and District Waste Commission

Chinook Arch Library is the municipalities public library system.


Vulcan Health Center is an 8 bed active facility with 15 long care beds, D level radiology, fully equipped modern lab and modern emergency area. Services include occupational therapy, mental health worker, social worker and palliative care.

Health Service in the area include chiropractor, optomotrist, podiatrist, hearing aid service and Public Health Unit.


Emergency Services


Emergencies 911

Lomond has 18 members on their volunteer fire department. They purchased a new fire truck in March, 2006.

RCMP patrols from the Vulcan Detachment.