Free Events & Activities within Red Deer

Are you looking for fun things to do in Red Deer that cost little or no money? Here's what The City has to offer!
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Indoor - Recreation Facilities

Collicutt Centre
Annual Free or Discounted Programs
G.H. Dawe Community Centre
Free Annual Events
  • Grow Boy Event - free for all grade 6 boys throughout the City
  • Xplore Sport Day 
Recreation Centre
Annual Free or Discounted Programs
  • Corridor Community Gallery
Michener Centre
Annual Free or Discounted Programs
Culture Services Centre
Annual Free or Discounted Programs
  • Viewpoint Gallery
Servus Arena
Free Annual Events


Ongoing Programs and Amenities
Free Activity Amenities
  • Parks and park amenities
  • Blue Grass Sod Farm Central Spray and Play Spray Park
  • Kin Kanyon Rock
  • Great Chief Park - Pitch and Putt 
  • Discovery Canyon and nature themed playground
  • Picnic areas - city wide
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Bower Ponds
  • McKenzie Trails
The City of Red Deer has:
  • 165 playgrounds
  • 10 outdoor fitness parks
  • over 110 km of walking and biking trails
  • 85 ball diamonds
  • 78 turf football/soccer fields
  • 2 dog off-leash parks (Three Mile Bend Recreation Area - Off Leash Park and Oxbows Off Leash Dog Park)
  • 75 outdoor skating parks
  • 50 outdoor tennis courts
  • 25 outdoor basketball courts
  • 2 disc golf courses
  • 9 pickle ball courts
  • 1 cricket pitch
  • 2 skateboard parks (Red Deer Skatepark and Glendale Skatepark)
  • horseshoe pitches
  • Red Deer Mountain Bike Park
  • Great West Adventure Park - BMX
  • 5 Community Food Forests
  • Maskepetoon Park
  • City Hall Park
  • Heritage Tours
  • Public Art walking tour
  • Picnic Paks
Special Events
City operated
Events that are a result of City Sponsorship Agreements
  • Blue Grass Sod Farms Annual Family Picnic
Events that can be planned with assistance from The City