Outdoor Water Fun

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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. Note: this amenity is now closed for the 2021 season. 

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. Note: this amenity is now closed for the 2021 season. 

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, 2021 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. Note: the dates for this feature have all passed for the 2021 season. 

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 timesNote: this amenity is now closed for the 2021 season.