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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: 6,728
    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: 6,460
    01-08-2006, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  1. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,058
    09-04-2019, 04:37 PM Go to last post
  2. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 10:01 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 472
    • Views: 54,801
    05-04-2019, 02:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 1,175
    09-01-2019, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  3. End of the World | Under Construction

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 5,273
    24-12-2018, 08:04 AM Go to last post
  4. Alex Decoteau Park - 105st and 102ave

    Started by IanO, 30-09-2010 10:48 AM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 815
    • Views: 116,611
    12-10-2018, 10:31 PM Go to last post
  5. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 5,876
    22-09-2018, 12:45 PM Go to last post
  6. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 11,444
    15-09-2018, 11:28 AM Go to last post
  7. Best Beach???

    Started by TheGreatestX, 05-08-2012 10:59 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 4,339
    14-09-2018, 01:14 AM Go to last post
  8. Camping

    Started by cerwrys, 30-09-2017 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,325
    12-09-2018, 10:30 PM Go to last post
  9. Build a large artificial "beach" in the River Valley

    Started by KC, 27-07-2007 12:34 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 310
    • Views: 50,394
    29-08-2018, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  10. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 4,400
    28-08-2018, 09:22 AM Go to last post
  11. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 08:33 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 242
    • Views: 35,076
    02-08-2018, 01:54 PM Go to last post
  12. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 80
    • Views: 10,966
    22-07-2018, 06:49 PM Go to last post
  13. Vimy Ridge possible twin-arena location

    Started by etownboarder, 18-09-2009 09:23 AM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 5,085
    12-07-2018, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  14. Injured Coyote in Fulton Neighbourhood

    Started by BoyleStreetBoy, 24-06-2018 11:28 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 510
    24-06-2018, 11:28 AM Go to last post
  15. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 09:56 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,657
    22-05-2018, 08:48 PM Go to last post
  16. Gold Bar Park land to become parking lot?

    Started by overoceans, 04-05-2018 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 588
    04-05-2018, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  17. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,490
    16-04-2018, 11:29 PM Go to last post
  18. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 8,647
    21-02-2018, 11:18 PM Go to last post
  19. Beaumaris Lake | Redesign

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 18-11-2017 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,365
    22-11-2017, 03:13 PM Go to last post
  20. Edmonton Ski Club shutting down?

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 13-11-2017 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,197
    17-11-2017, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  21. 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: 20,427
    29-10-2017, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  22. Parks & playgrounds - needed features/facilities

    Started by KC, 04-10-2017 08:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 922
    04-10-2017, 02:21 PM Go to last post
  23. Shaw Conference Centre

    Started by b711, 14-02-2009 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,644
    10-09-2017, 11:54 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,090
    08-09-2017, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  24. Nicest roads to take to Drumheller?

    Started by alkeli, 02-08-2017 01:33 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,955
    31-08-2017, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  25. Outdoor Running Tracks

    Started by TheGreatestX, 15-08-2017 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,476
    16-08-2017, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  26. Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

    Started by The_Cat, 03-08-2017 11:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,402
    04-08-2017, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  27. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,867
    26-07-2017, 05:13 PM Go to last post
  28. Norquest Quad | 102 And 107 St

    Started by Stevey_G, 14-07-2017 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,120
    14-07-2017, 12:23 PM Go to last post
  29. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 10,967
    04-07-2017, 09:43 PM Go to last post
  30. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 4,451
    23-06-2017, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  31. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 6,932
    18-05-2017, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  32. Red panda at zoo

    Started by booster, 19-09-2011 07:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,513
    12-05-2017, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  33. University of Alberta Botanic Gardens

    Started by tkoe, 07-04-2017 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,249
    08-04-2017, 05:42 PM Go to last post
  34. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 09:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,680
    06-03-2017, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  35. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 07:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 5,966
    07-02-2017, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  36. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,777
    16-01-2017, 05:57 PM Go to last post
  37. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 01:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,611
    22-10-2016, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  38. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 8,986
    05-10-2016, 12:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 7,954
    18-08-2016, 07:29 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,421
    13-08-2016, 08:48 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,569
    16-07-2016, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  39. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 7,027
    08-07-2016, 11:52 PM Go to last post
  40. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 5,818
    30-05-2016, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  41. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 09:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,416
    18-05-2016, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  42. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 4,693
    03-05-2016, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  43. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 01:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 20,064
    01-03-2016, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  44. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 28-04-2010 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 11,038
    19-02-2016, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  45. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 02:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,615
    09-12-2015, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  46. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,102
    13-10-2015, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  47. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 31-03-2013 11:59 PM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 7,513
    02-09-2015, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  48. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 3,929
    09-07-2015, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  49. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 25-06-2015 11:11 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,156
    30-06-2015, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  50. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 08:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 7,817
    18-06-2015, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  51. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,809
    16-04-2015, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  52. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 09:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 16,476
    19-03-2015, 04:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 4,447
    13-01-2015, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  53. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 02:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,587
    05-09-2014, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  54. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,469
    26-06-2014, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  55. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 09:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 10,740
    04-06-2014, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  56. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,840
    14-05-2014, 06:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,258
    06-05-2014, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  57. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 4,235
    26-04-2014, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  58. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,573
    26-01-2014, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  59. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 26-04-2013 11:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,522
    14-01-2014, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  60. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 09:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,812
    14-01-2014, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  61. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 5,290
    25-11-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  62. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,348
    15-11-2013, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  63. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 9,050
    29-10-2013, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  64. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 04:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 5,935
    08-10-2013, 12:38 AM Go to last post
  65. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 09:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,435
    07-10-2013, 09:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,628
    30-09-2013, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  66. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,359
    23-09-2013, 01:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,541
    20-09-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  67. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,351
    17-09-2013, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  68. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 09:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 6,889
    29-08-2013, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  69. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 4,848
    11-08-2013, 05:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 12,314
    10-08-2013, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  70. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 01:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,911
    25-07-2013, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,973
    15-07-2013, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  71. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 07:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 6,528
    13-07-2013, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  72. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 02:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,377
    12-07-2013, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  73. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 12:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,815
    17-05-2013, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  74. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 10:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 23,232
    12-05-2013, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  75. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,038
    07-05-2013, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  76. Big Island-Woodbend Wilderness

    Started by ralph60, 15-04-2013 08:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,591
    23-04-2013, 07:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,317
    08-04-2013, 11:05 AM Go to last post

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