Oxbows Off Leash Dog Park

The Oxbows Off Leash Dog Park, is a 16 hectare site designed exclusively for dogs and their owners.

Oxbow Dog Park map (pdf)

Location

The park is located at the corner of 19 Street and 40 Avenue. The park entrance is located off of 40 Avenue.

The Site

The site includes the following features:

  • entrance staging area
  • winding trails
  • diverse terrain
  • open training sites
  • rest locations
  • agility park
  • amphitheatre
  • interpretive kiosks
  • small dogs area

Due to the site's closeness to Piper Creek, the park's trails and amenities were designed to mirror the creek's wandering nature; hence, it has appropriately been named 'The Oxbows".

Dog Park Etiquette

Dogs must:

  • have up-to-date license and vaccinations
  • not chase wildlife
  • interact well with other dogs and dog owners
  • come immediately when called

Dog owners must:

  • keep dog on a leash until inside the fenced area
  • have a leash in possession at all times
  • keep dog within sight and under verbal control at all times
  • clean up after dog and fill any holes the dog may dig
  • remove dog from the park at the first sign of aggression

For more information please contact the Parks Section at 403-342-8234.

News & Notices

Mayor Veer addresses COVID-19

April 20, 2021

“The rising number of cases of COVID-19 in our community and in our province is affecting us all, and although we are pandemic weary we need to continue to be diligent in ensuring we limit the spread of the virus.

City Administration recommending

April 20, 2021

A new agreement between Westerner Park and The City of Red Deer will be considered by City Council at a Special Meeting on April 22 with the goal to ensure financial and operating stability for Westerner Park

City reviews Federal Government budget

April 19, 2021

This year's Federal Government budget is the first in two years and identifies focus areas of: COVID-19 relief programs, the economy, business resilience, affordable housing and infrastructure funding; however, The City awaits further detail on how much Fe