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.

photo of woman cross-country skiing

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.

Photo of speed skater's skates and the shadow of the skater

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

Help shape Red Deer’s housing and...

June 17, 2019

As part of the Community Housing & Homelessness Integrated Plan, residents are invited to complete a survey to provide their feedback about housing and homelessness in Red Deer.

Mayor’s Garden Party to be held June 26

June 17, 2019

Red Deerians are invited to join Mayor Tara Veer and members of City Council for an enjoyable and entertaining afternoon at the annual Mayor’s Garden Party.