Outdoor Water Fun

Due to consistently warm temperatures, the Ice Oval at Setters Place will temporarily close through Monday, January 30, 2023.

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Blue Grass Sod Farms Central Spray and Play

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: This amenity operates June through September from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. daily, weather dependent. 

Phone (Recreation Centre): 403-309-8428

Bower Ponds

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.

Discovery Canyon

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: This amenity is operated by River Bend Golf and Recreation. Visit the River Bend website and view the Discovery Canyon Hours of Operation. 

For more information, please contact the River Bend Golf and Recreation Area at 403-343-6341 ext. 105. 

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 daily starting on Saturday, May 29, 2021 (Guests are reminded to maintain physical distance and abide by all provincial outdoor gathering limits.)

Pop-up Spray Parks

Location: Various locations across Red Deer. Refer to the Pop-up Spray Parks page for exact locations.
About: Pop-up spray parks are popping up across Red Deer this summer. Beat the heat with Red Deer Emergency Services, Municipal Policing Services and RCMP in a neighbourhood near you. Events are weather dependent.
Hours of Operation: Every Thursday in July and August, 2022 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. 

Recreation Centre Outdoor Pool

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