Outdoor Water Fun
Location: 4707 Fountain Drive
About: Paddleboats, kayaks, canoes and water balls are available for rental in the warm summer months.
Hours of Operation: See the Bower Ponds web page
Location: Northwest corner of Rotary Recreation Park.
About: Pack a lunch, lay a blanket or bring your favourite lawn chair while your kids spray and play at this popular railway and river-themed Rotary Recreation Park feature with full water filtration and disinfection system.
Hours of Operation: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., weather permitting
Location: River Bend Recreation Area, 3.5 km north of 30 Avenue from 67 Street.
About: Features a tube run and a beach-like wading area. Tube rentals, playground and concession are also available. This feature’s water is not treated as it is sourced naturally from the Red Deer River.
Hours of Operation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., weather permitting
Kin Kanyon spray fountain
Location: Just off 32 Street on 47 Avenue in the Kin Kanyon picnic area.
About: This feature is drained and cleaned every night around 6 p.m. The water used in this play area is the same treated water that we all get from our taps.
Hours of Operation: Open on days when the temperature is 18 degrees Celsius or higher, with winds less than 20 kilometres per hour.
Location: 4501 - 47A Ave
About: The Recreation Centre outdoor pool is a perfect place to beat the heat with family and friends. Features a 50m, six-lane pool as well as a zero depth leisure pool with children's slide and three spray features, and large deck area with numerous chairs and loungers available for public use as well as a few tables and stationary benches.
Hours of Operation: Open June 1 until after the September long weekend. See the drop in schedule for times.
For more information about water features in Red Deer's parks or to report any issues, call the Parks Amenities Section at 403-342-8299.