Cold Weather Activities

Cooler weather means cool outdoor activities like skating and skiing. Red Deer offers places to enjoy both!

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Outdoor Skating

Skating is truly a Canadian pastime. We have outdoor rinks and outdoor ponds that are yours for the skating.

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Cross-Country Ski Trails

Cross-country skiing is a great way to stay active during winter months and Red Deer offers more than 30 km of groomed ski trails within City boundaries.

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Speed Skating Oval

Setters Place at Great Chief Park is opening January 2018 and features a 400 m outdoor natural ice speed skating oval.

News & Notices

Updated Smoke Free Bylaw to prohibit...

August 20, 2018

Smoking, vaping and consuming cannabis in public will be prohibited if City Council approves an updated Smoke Free Bylaw that now includes regulations related to cannabis use. City Council heard first reading of the updated bylaw at City Council today.

Council considers a new Business Licence

August 20, 2018

All businesses operating in The City of Red Deer will require a business licence if City Council approves a new Business Licence Bylaw (3609/2018), which heard first reading at today’s City Council meeting.