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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
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    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: 7,476
    01-08-2006, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  1. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 10:01 AM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 750
    • Views: 73,101
    28-08-2019, 04:21 PM Go to last post
  2. Open Streets Aug 25

    Started by nobleea, 23-08-2019 09:30 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 423
    27-08-2019, 02:08 PM Go to last post
  3. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 6,619
    27-08-2019, 06:39 AM Go to last post
  4. End of the World | Complete

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 8,807
    19-07-2019, 09:33 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 152
    • Views: 8,234
    10-07-2019, 02:46 PM Go to last post
  5. Alex Decoteau Park - 105st and 102ave

    Started by IanO, 30-09-2010 10:48 AM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 823
    • Views: 123,472
    27-06-2019, 01:47 PM Go to last post
  6. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 08:33 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 247
    • Views: 39,440
    15-06-2019, 06:30 PM Go to last post
  7. 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: 313
    • Views: 55,438
    15-06-2019, 02:27 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1,155
    • Views: 130,302
    15-06-2019, 01:11 PM Go to last post
  8. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 5,773
    10-05-2019, 09:22 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 2,768
    03-05-2019, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  9. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,585
    09-04-2019, 04:37 PM Go to last post
  10. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 12,612
    15-09-2018, 11:28 AM Go to last post
  11. Best Beach???

    Started by TheGreatestX, 05-08-2012 10:59 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 4,766
    14-09-2018, 01:14 AM Go to last post
  12. Camping

    Started by cerwrys, 30-09-2017 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,576
    12-09-2018, 10:30 PM Go to last post
  13. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 80
    • Views: 12,703
    22-07-2018, 06:49 PM Go to last post
  14. Vimy Ridge possible twin-arena location

    Started by etownboarder, 18-09-2009 09:23 AM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 5,516
    12-07-2018, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  15. Injured Coyote in Fulton Neighbourhood

    Started by BoyleStreetBoy, 24-06-2018 11:28 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 672
    24-06-2018, 11:28 AM Go to last post
  16. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 09:56 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,283
    22-05-2018, 08:48 PM Go to last post
  17. Gold Bar Park land to become parking lot?

    Started by overoceans, 04-05-2018 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 737
    04-05-2018, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  18. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,885
    16-04-2018, 11:29 PM Go to last post
  19. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 9,566
    21-02-2018, 11:18 PM Go to last post
  20. Beaumaris Lake | Redesign

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 18-11-2017 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,539
    22-11-2017, 03:13 PM Go to last post
  21. Edmonton Ski Club shutting down?

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 13-11-2017 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,554
    17-11-2017, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  22. 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: 27,666
    29-10-2017, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  23. Parks & playgrounds - needed features/facilities

    Started by KC, 04-10-2017 08:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,070
    04-10-2017, 02:21 PM Go to last post
  24. Shaw Conference Centre

    Started by b711, 14-02-2009 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,041
    10-09-2017, 11:54 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,276
    08-09-2017, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  25. Nicest roads to take to Drumheller?

    Started by alkeli, 02-08-2017 01:33 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,778
    31-08-2017, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  26. Outdoor Running Tracks

    Started by TheGreatestX, 15-08-2017 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,856
    16-08-2017, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  27. Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

    Started by The_Cat, 03-08-2017 11:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,550
    04-08-2017, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  28. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,210
    26-07-2017, 05:13 PM Go to last post
  29. Norquest Quad | 102 And 107 St

    Started by Stevey_G, 14-07-2017 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,278
    14-07-2017, 12:23 PM Go to last post
  30. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 11,580
    04-07-2017, 09:43 PM Go to last post
  31. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 5,276
    23-06-2017, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  32. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 8,208
    18-05-2017, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  33. Red panda at zoo

    Started by booster, 19-09-2011 07:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,720
    12-05-2017, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  34. University of Alberta Botanic Gardens

    Started by tkoe, 07-04-2017 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,464
    08-04-2017, 05:42 PM Go to last post
  35. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 09:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,950
    06-03-2017, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  36. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 07:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 6,305
    07-02-2017, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  37. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,964
    16-01-2017, 05:57 PM Go to last post
  38. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 01:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,759
    22-10-2016, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  39. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 9,791
    05-10-2016, 12:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 8,457
    18-08-2016, 07:29 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,546
    13-08-2016, 08:48 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,747
    16-07-2016, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  40. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 7,564
    08-07-2016, 11:52 PM Go to last post
  41. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 6,443
    30-05-2016, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  42. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 09:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,810
    18-05-2016, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  43. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 5,341
    03-05-2016, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  44. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 01:50 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 21,572
    01-03-2016, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  45. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 28-04-2010 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 12,134
    19-02-2016, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  46. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 02:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,810
    09-12-2015, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  47. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,219
    13-10-2015, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  48. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 31-03-2013 11:59 PM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 8,059
    02-09-2015, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  49. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 4,273
    09-07-2015, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  50. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 25-06-2015 11:11 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,408
    30-06-2015, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  51. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 08:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 8,164
    18-06-2015, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  52. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 5,122
    16-04-2015, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  53. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 09:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 17,340
    19-03-2015, 04:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 4,816
    13-01-2015, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  54. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 02:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,751
    05-09-2014, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  55. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,681
    26-06-2014, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  56. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 09:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 11,515
    04-06-2014, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  57. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,043
    14-05-2014, 06:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,503
    06-05-2014, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  58. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 4,510
    26-04-2014, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  59. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,813
    26-01-2014, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  60. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 26-04-2013 11:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,683
    14-01-2014, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  61. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 09:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,020
    14-01-2014, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  62. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 5,676
    25-11-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  63. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,493
    15-11-2013, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  64. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 9,491
    29-10-2013, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  65. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 04:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 6,197
    08-10-2013, 12:38 AM Go to last post
  66. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 09:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,594
    07-10-2013, 09:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,768
    30-09-2013, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  67. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,577
    23-09-2013, 01:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,844
    20-09-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  68. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,490
    17-09-2013, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  69. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 09:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 7,414
    29-08-2013, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  70. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 5,080
    11-08-2013, 05:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 13,607
    10-08-2013, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  71. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 01:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,091
    25-07-2013, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,137
    15-07-2013, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  72. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 07:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 7,044
    13-07-2013, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  73. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 02:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,528
    12-07-2013, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  74. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 12:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 5,083
    17-05-2013, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  75. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 10:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 24,695
    12-05-2013, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  76. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,188
    07-05-2013, 12:33 AM Go to last post

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