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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: 4,210
    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: 3,909
    01-08-2006, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  1. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 10:01 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 242
    • Views: 32,573
    Yesterday, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  2. Build a large artificial "beach" in the River Valley

    Started by KC, 27-07-2007 12:34 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 246
    • Views: 35,883
    18-05-2018, 10:54 AM Go to last post
  3. Alex Decoteau Park - 105st and 102ave

    Started by IanO, 30-09-2010 10:48 AM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 802
    • Views: 91,459
    17-05-2018, 08:35 AM Go to last post
  4. River Valley Mechanized Access/Funicular | Under Construction

    Started by Barry N, 07-04-2015 12:14 PM
    11 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 11
    • Replies: 1,059
    • Views: 69,357
    15-05-2018, 11:21 AM Go to last post
  5. Gold Bar Park land to become parking lot?

    Started by overoceans, 04-05-2018 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 178
    04-05-2018, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  6. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,311
    16-04-2018, 11:29 PM Go to last post
  7. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 5,822
    21-02-2018, 11:18 PM Go to last post
  8. Beaumaris Lake | Redesign

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 18-11-2017 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 672
    22-11-2017, 03:13 PM Go to last post
  9. Edmonton Ski Club shutting down?

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 13-11-2017 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,190
    17-11-2017, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  10. 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: 12,947
    29-10-2017, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  11. Parks & playgrounds - needed features/facilities

    Started by KC, 04-10-2017 08:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 463
    04-10-2017, 02:21 PM Go to last post
  12. Camping

    Started by cerwrys, 30-09-2017 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 624
    03-10-2017, 11:27 PM Go to last post
  13. Shaw Conference Centre

    Started by b711, 14-02-2009 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,794
    10-09-2017, 11:54 PM Go to last post
  14. Nicest roads to take to Drumheller?

    Started by alkeli, 02-08-2017 01:33 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,637
    31-08-2017, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  15. Outdoor Running Tracks

    Started by TheGreatestX, 15-08-2017 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 671
    16-08-2017, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  16. Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

    Started by The_Cat, 03-08-2017 11:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 789
    04-08-2017, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  17. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,891
    26-07-2017, 05:13 PM Go to last post
  18. Norquest Quad | 102 And 107 St

    Started by Stevey_G, 14-07-2017 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 608
    14-07-2017, 12:23 PM Go to last post
  19. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 9,254
    04-07-2017, 09:43 PM Go to last post
  20. End of the World | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,939
    27-06-2017, 07:19 PM Go to last post
  21. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 3,014
    23-06-2017, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  22. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,719
    28-05-2017, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  23. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 09:56 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,189
    25-05-2017, 12:55 PM Go to last post
  24. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 08:33 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 27,400
    23-05-2017, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  25. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 4,374
    18-05-2017, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  26. Red panda at zoo

    Started by booster, 19-09-2011 07:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,802
    12-05-2017, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  27. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 5,992
    14-04-2017, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  28. University of Alberta Botanic Gardens

    Started by tkoe, 07-04-2017 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,477
    08-04-2017, 05:42 PM Go to last post
  29. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 09:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,723
    06-03-2017, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  30. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 07:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,614
    07-02-2017, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  31. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,161
    16-01-2017, 05:57 PM Go to last post
  32. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 4,011
    01-11-2016, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  33. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 01:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,079
    22-10-2016, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  34. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 6,712
    05-10-2016, 12:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 6,100
    18-08-2016, 07:29 AM Go to last post
  35. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,268
    27-07-2016, 09:49 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,079
    16-07-2016, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  36. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 5,528
    08-07-2016, 11:52 PM Go to last post
  37. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 7,565
    13-06-2016, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  38. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 4,111
    30-05-2016, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  39. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 09:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,276
    18-05-2016, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  40. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 3,019
    03-05-2016, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  41. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 01:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 16,339
    01-03-2016, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  42. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 28-04-2010 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 8,658
    19-02-2016, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  43. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 02:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,945
    09-12-2015, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  44. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,740
    13-10-2015, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  45. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 31-03-2013 11:59 PM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 5,947
    02-09-2015, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  46. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,845
    09-07-2015, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  47. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 25-06-2015 11:11 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,175
    30-06-2015, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  48. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 08:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 6,415
    18-06-2015, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  49. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,801
    16-04-2015, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  50. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 09:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 14,209
    19-03-2015, 04:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 3,389
    13-01-2015, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  51. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 02:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,136
    05-09-2014, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  52. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,755
    26-06-2014, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  53. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 09:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 8,502
    04-06-2014, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  54. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,308
    14-05-2014, 06:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,544
    06-05-2014, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  55. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 3,341
    26-04-2014, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  56. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,998
    26-01-2014, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  57. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 26-04-2013 11:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,128
    14-01-2014, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  58. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 09:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,294
    14-01-2014, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  59. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 4,196
    25-11-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  60. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,004
    15-11-2013, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  61. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 7,992
    29-10-2013, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  62. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 04:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 5,238
    08-10-2013, 12:38 AM Go to last post
  63. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 09:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,098
    07-10-2013, 09:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,279
    30-09-2013, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  64. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,781
    23-09-2013, 01:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,591
    20-09-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  65. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,029
    17-09-2013, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  66. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 09:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 5,439
    29-08-2013, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  67. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 4,246
    11-08-2013, 05:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 10,096
    10-08-2013, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  68. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 01:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,512
    25-07-2013, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,536
    15-07-2013, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  69. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 07:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 5,371
    13-07-2013, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  70. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 02:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,068
    12-07-2013, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  71. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 12:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,209
    17-05-2013, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  72. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 10:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 20,266
    12-05-2013, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  73. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,610
    07-05-2013, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  74. Big Island-Woodbend Wilderness

    Started by ralph60, 15-04-2013 08:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,288
    23-04-2013, 07:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,078
    08-04-2013, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  75. River Valley Zip Line///////

    Started by cnr67, 13-02-2013 05:19 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,287
    14-02-2013, 11:50 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 7,767
    21-12-2012, 01:58 PM Go to last post

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