Slemon Park’s competitive and cost-efficient training climate has helped many public safety organizations achieve their training goals with efficiency and ease.
Slemon Park takes pride in providing clients with a one-stop-shop to meet their training facility and service needs.
Available training infrastructure at Slemon Park caters to both scenario-based and classroom-based training course requirements, and meets the needs of permanent training providers. Slemon Park’s on-site accommodations and food services complete this total training package.
The unique range of training facilities at Slemon Park have been effectively utilized on repeat occasion by a variety of organizations including; Correctional Services Canada, the RCMP, Canada Border Services Agency, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Parks Canada and Department of National Defense.
These groups have taken advantage of Slemon Park’s ample classroom space, lecture theatre, scenario-based training village, and driving surfaces. Access to Slemon Park’s on-site private airport, the Summerside Airport, is conducive to training via land and sky.
Slemon Park also provides training clients with accommodations and food services at Slemon Park Hotel & Conference Centre. Also, the conference centre can host training group meetings, dinners, banquets, and/or cafeteria-style meal plans for up to 300 people. Anson’s Restaurant is located within the hotel as well, offering another food service option.
Slemon Park is home to Holland College’s Atlantic Police Academy, giving Slemon Park training clients access to indoor and outdoor firing ranges as well as additional indoor scenario-based training space.
Slemon Park also provides long-term space at competitive lease rates to training organizations interested in establishing permanent operations in Prince Edward Island.
Slemon Park works hard to build and maintain trusted relationships with public safety training sector stakeholders and government partners to provide successful, all-inclusive, and budget conscious training solutions.
Slemon Park and Holland College’s Atlantic Police Academy work closely together in the delivery of public safety training. The training assets of the two entities are often combined, and Atlantic Police Academy adds the knowledge of highly qualified and experienced instructors to the mix. This partnership ensures an academically sound training curriculum focused on skill-based competencies.
In 2019, Slemon Park and Holland College continued their partnership by establishing a National Satellite Training Academy (NSTA) for Correctional Services Canada. The NSTA allows for up to 96 cadets to be trained at Slemon Park. The NSTA consists of modern classrooms, medium and maximum prison simulation areas, a defensive tactics room, training rooms, a boardroom, and administrative space. Slemon Park and Holland College also provide an outdoor firing range, large gym and cardio/weight training area, accommodations, and meal plan. Slemon Park is hopeful that this partnership will continue beyond 2020.