The wave pool and water slides at the Collicutt Centre are temporarily closed due to an unexpected electrical issue. The closure is expected to last up to one week, and the public will be notified upon reopening.
Below is a list of recent City of Red Deer news releases. For media inquiries, contact Corporate Communications during regular business hours (Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) via our Media Inquiry Form
A list of five criteria to be considered in the development of a site evaluation matrix were outlined at today’s Special Council Meeting.
We continue to assess and evaluate the impact of yesterday’s heavy rainfall. Several neighbourhoods across the city were affected by localized flooding.
This evening, some of Red Deer’s most extraordinary citizens were recognized at the Mayor’s Recognition Awards.
We continue to respond to localized flooding due to heavy rainfall.
Localized flooding is happening on some City streets due to heavy rainfall.
Great Chief Park ball diamonds, community ball diamonds, and City-run sports fields are closed today due to wet conditions.
Starting Friday, June 24, roadway sealing work will begin in the Burnt Lake Industrial Subdivision as crews complete roadway sealing treatment on all paved roadways within City limits.
Following an eight-week construction closure, the existing G.H. Dawe Community Centre will re-open on Sunday.
Red Deer property owners are reminded to pay their property taxes before the June 30 deadline.
Twelve properties in Red Deer were awarded grants as part of this spring’s intake of the Leading Forward Economic Incentive program.
Motorists are advised of an upcoming traffic disruption as crews work on utility services 47 Street between 49 and 48 Avenue.
A site criteria evaluation matrix will be built by City Council before July 4, 2022, after they voted unanimously for all nine members of Council to work together on the development of the matrix at today’s City Council meeting.
City Council formally adopted Red Deer’s 2022-2024 Annual Policing Plan today. The plan, commonly referred to as the APP, was developed jointly between The City and Red Deer RCMP, and outlines the community’s top policing priorities for the next two years.
Input on the permanent shelter collected from May 10 to June 13 was analyzed and compiled into a community report and posted to The City’s website today.
Today at noon, The City’s Emergency Operations Centre will demobilize as flood concerns for our community have subsided.
Water levels on the Red Deer River have begun peaking, however the river remains under a high streamflow advisory.
The City of Red Deer is offering youth unlimited rides on Red Deer Transit and unlimited access to all City recreation facilities all summer with the Rip ‘N Rec Summer Pass.
The City of Red Deer’s Emergency Operations Centre continues to monitor local waterways for impacts with information from Dickson Dam and Alberta Environment.
The City of Red Deer’s Emergency Operations Centre continues to monitor local waterways for impacts while a high streamflow advisory remains in effect on the Red Deer River and the city is under a severe rainfall warning.
Volunteer opportunities are available this summer for creative folks who wish to help produce a series of murals in downtown Red Deer.
Potential flooding may occur in the next 24 to 48 hours with a high streamflow advisory currently in effect for the Red Deer River.
The City of Red Deer has activated the Emergency Operations Centre in preparation for potential flooding that could impact our community over the next 24 to 72 hours.
Residents are asked to stay off the Red Deer River as a high streamflow advisory is in effect. Streamflow advisories are issued by Alberta Environment when stream levels are rising or expected to rise rapidly.
In addition to live entertainment you may be able to enjoy a cold beer the next time you visit Ross Street Patio.
The City of Red Deer is pleased to announce the appointment of Tara Lodewyk as the next City Manager.
The Recreation Centre is closed to the public this weekend, as the Red Deer Catalina Swim Club hosts their annual “Freeze or Fry” swim meet.
The Kin Kanyon parking lot, located off 47 Avenue, will be temporarily closed between June 10 and 20 as crews work on parking lot improvements.
Red Deerians and community partners still have an opportunity to provide their input on the permanent shelter site criteria, and additional areas of the project.
Building permit values increased in May, with 111 approved permits valued at $35 million, compared with 105 permits issued in May 2021 worth $11 million.
Motorists are advised of an upcoming traffic disruption as crews work on utility services in the 49 Avenue and 46 Street intersection.
Motorists and pedestrians are advised of upcoming traffic disruptions as crews work to complete roadway improvements on 30 Avenue northbound from 19 Street to Lees Street.
Motorists and pedestrians are advised of upcoming traffic disruptions as crews work to complete roadway improvements on 49 Avenue (by the Westerner) from 19 Street to Spruce Street.
Due to the weather, the Mayor’s Garden Party will move from City Hall Park to Westerner Park.
Motorists are advised of an upcoming traffic disruption as crews work on traffic lights in the intersection of 19 Street and 50 Avenue.
Motorists and pedestrians are advised of upcoming traffic disruptions as crews work on storm sewer infrastructure in the Capstone and hospital area.
Red Deerians can get ready to make a splash as the Blue Grass Sod Farms Central Spray & Play and the Recreation Centre Outdoor Pool open for the season tomorrow, Wednesday, June 1, 2022 weather permitting.
Red Deer Emergency Services (RDES) official opened the new Ed Howell Emergency Services Training Tower today through a ceremony and community event.
By mid-June, free menstrual products will be available in three City facilities as part of a Period Promise pilot project, in partnership with United Way Central Alberta.
Red Deer residents and visitors are invited to join Red Deer Emergency Services for the official opening of the new Ed Howell Emergency Services Training Centre this Saturday.
Red Deer seniors are invited to join Mayor Ken Johnston and Red Deer City Councillors for an afternoon of celebration in beautiful City Hall Park.