Outdoor Recreation

Learn about Red Deer's outdoor facilities and spaces including, Bower Ponds, spray parks, Discovery Canyon, Lions Campground, Heritage Ranch, outdoor rinks, sports fields and more.

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Year-Round Activities

Red Deer is home to many outdoor activities that can be enjoyed all year long, no matter what the weather!

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Cold Weather Activities

Enjoy the great outdoors even in cooler weather. View what Red Deer has to offer for the fall and winter months.

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Facility & Park Rentals

Looking for the perfect venue for a special event, birthday party, team wind-up, corporate meeting, outdoor wedding, family reunion, conference or trade show?

News & Notices

The goats are ba-a-a-a-a-ack!

July 19, 2018

Today Red Deer welcomed 400 goats to Piper Creek Gardens where they enjoyed a main course of Canada thistle with a side of yellow toadflax, which are invasive plants in the area.

Point in Time (PIT) homeless count...

July 19, 2018

Results from Red Deer’s Point in Time (PIT) Count show the number of persons experiencing homelessness in the city has decreased to 144 individuals in 2018 from 149 in 2016.

New Look ‘n’ Book website makes ...

July 19, 2018

A new website, launched today, makes it easier than ever for Red Deerians to search, get information about, and register for City programs and activities.