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Forum: Parks and Recreation

Edmonton is a city of parks, including the longest urban park in North America threading through the North Saskatchewan river valley. There are hundreds of parks and recreation areas in the metro region, and this forum offers the opportunity to discuss them, suggest improvements, raise concerns and spread the word.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Handy tips for getting the most of out YOUR River Valley!

    Started by DanC, 11-08-2006 01:17 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,977
    11-08-2006, 01:17 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why is there a River Valley Forum?

    Started by RichardS, 01-08-2006 06:41 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,743
    01-08-2006, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  1. Build a large artificial "beach" in the River Valley

    Started by KC, 27-07-2007 12:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 198
    • Views: 33,021
    Today, 12:46 AM Go to last post
  2. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,194
    16-04-2018, 11:29 PM Go to last post
  3. River Valley Mechanized Access/Funicular | Under Construction

    Started by Barry N, 07-04-2015 12:14 PM
    11 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 11
    • Replies: 1,029
    • Views: 65,289
    20-03-2018, 11:12 AM Go to last post
  4. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 5,591
    21-02-2018, 11:18 PM Go to last post
  5. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 10:01 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 225
    • Views: 30,545
    03-12-2017, 11:35 AM Go to last post
  6. Beaumaris Lake | Redesign

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 18-11-2017 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 587
    22-11-2017, 03:13 PM Go to last post
  7. Edmonton Ski Club shutting down?

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 13-11-2017 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,087
    17-11-2017, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  8. Secret downtown beach can be a game-changer for Edmonton

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 18-08-2017 09:37 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 225
    • Views: 12,543
    29-10-2017, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  9. Alex Decoteau Park - 105st and 102ave

    Started by IanO, 30-09-2010 10:48 AM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 797
    • Views: 82,483
    05-10-2017, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  10. Parks & playgrounds - needed features/facilities

    Started by KC, 04-10-2017 08:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 410
    04-10-2017, 02:21 PM Go to last post
  11. Camping

    Started by cerwrys, 30-09-2017 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 567
    03-10-2017, 11:27 PM Go to last post
  12. Shaw Conference Centre

    Started by b711, 14-02-2009 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,680
    10-09-2017, 11:54 PM Go to last post
  13. Nicest roads to take to Drumheller?

    Started by alkeli, 02-08-2017 01:33 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,521
    31-08-2017, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  14. Outdoor Running Tracks

    Started by TheGreatestX, 15-08-2017 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 598
    16-08-2017, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  15. Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

    Started by The_Cat, 03-08-2017 11:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 712
    04-08-2017, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  16. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,809
    26-07-2017, 05:13 PM Go to last post
  17. Norquest Quad | 102 And 107 St

    Started by Stevey_G, 14-07-2017 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 548
    14-07-2017, 12:23 PM Go to last post
  18. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 9,140
    04-07-2017, 09:43 PM Go to last post
  19. End of the World | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,817
    27-06-2017, 07:19 PM Go to last post
  20. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,906
    23-06-2017, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  21. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,653
    28-05-2017, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  22. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 09:56 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,067
    25-05-2017, 12:55 PM Go to last post
  23. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 08:33 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 26,817
    23-05-2017, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  24. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 4,223
    18-05-2017, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  25. Red panda at zoo

    Started by booster, 19-09-2011 07:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,710
    12-05-2017, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  26. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 5,770
    14-04-2017, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  27. University of Alberta Botanic Gardens

    Started by tkoe, 07-04-2017 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,389
    08-04-2017, 05:42 PM Go to last post
  28. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 09:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,655
    06-03-2017, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  29. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 07:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,369
    07-02-2017, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  30. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,113
    16-01-2017, 05:57 PM Go to last post
  31. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 3,797
    01-11-2016, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  32. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 01:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,025
    22-10-2016, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  33. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 6,394
    05-10-2016, 12:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 5,811
    18-08-2016, 07:29 AM Go to last post
  34. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,204
    27-07-2016, 09:49 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,032
    16-07-2016, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  35. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 5,425
    08-07-2016, 11:52 PM Go to last post
  36. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 7,397
    13-06-2016, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  37. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 4,002
    30-05-2016, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  38. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 09:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,188
    18-05-2016, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  39. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 2,945
    03-05-2016, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  40. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 01:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 15,806
    01-03-2016, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  41. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 28-04-2010 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 8,231
    19-02-2016, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  42. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 02:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,911
    09-12-2015, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  43. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,700
    13-10-2015, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  44. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 31-03-2013 11:59 PM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 5,877
    02-09-2015, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  45. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,794
    09-07-2015, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  46. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 25-06-2015 11:11 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,081
    30-06-2015, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  47. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 08:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 6,141
    18-06-2015, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  48. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,711
    16-04-2015, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  49. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 09:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 13,687
    19-03-2015, 04:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 3,334
    13-01-2015, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  50. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 02:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,086
    05-09-2014, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  51. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,701
    26-06-2014, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  52. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 09:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 8,200
    04-06-2014, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  53. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,262
    14-05-2014, 06:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,463
    06-05-2014, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  54. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 3,283
    26-04-2014, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  55. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,950
    26-01-2014, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  56. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 26-04-2013 11:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,088
    14-01-2014, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  57. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 09:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,251
    14-01-2014, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  58. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 4,097
    25-11-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  59. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,964
    15-11-2013, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  60. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 7,876
    29-10-2013, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  61. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 04:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 5,174
    08-10-2013, 12:38 AM Go to last post
  62. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 09:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,053
    07-10-2013, 09:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,238
    30-09-2013, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  63. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,708
    23-09-2013, 01:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,528
    20-09-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  64. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,994
    17-09-2013, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  65. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 09:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 5,349
    29-08-2013, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  66. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 4,180
    11-08-2013, 05:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 10,001
    10-08-2013, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  67. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 01:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,475
    25-07-2013, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,510
    15-07-2013, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  68. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 07:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 5,291
    13-07-2013, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  69. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 02:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,035
    12-07-2013, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  70. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 12:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,154
    17-05-2013, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  71. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 10:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 19,656
    12-05-2013, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  72. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,568
    07-05-2013, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  73. Big Island-Woodbend Wilderness

    Started by ralph60, 15-04-2013 08:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,251
    23-04-2013, 07:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,058
    08-04-2013, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  74. River Valley Zip Line///////

    Started by cnr67, 13-02-2013 05:19 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,250
    14-02-2013, 11:50 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 7,572
    21-12-2012, 01:58 PM Go to last post

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