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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 02:17 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why is there a River Valley Forum?

    Started by RichardS, 01-08-2006 07:41 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    01-08-2006, 07:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1,148
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    13-12-2018, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  1. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 11:01 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 298
    • Views: 43,408
    04-12-2018, 06:01 PM Go to last post
  2. End of the World | Under Construction

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 09:55 AM
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 3,855
    24-10-2018, 02:50 PM Go to last post
  3. Alex Decoteau Park - 105st and 102ave

    Started by IanO, 30-09-2010 11:48 AM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 815
    • Views: 112,166
    12-10-2018, 11:31 PM Go to last post
  4. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 11:05 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 5,391
    22-09-2018, 01:45 PM Go to last post
  5. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 10,465
    15-09-2018, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  6. Best Beach???

    Started by TheGreatestX, 05-08-2012 11:59 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 3,893
    14-09-2018, 02:14 AM Go to last post
  7. Camping

    Started by cerwrys, 30-09-2017 05:15 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,124
    12-09-2018, 11:30 PM Go to last post
  8. Build a large artificial "beach" in the River Valley

    Started by KC, 27-07-2007 01:34 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 310
    • Views: 46,744
    29-08-2018, 12:24 PM Go to last post
  9. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 07:59 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 3,896
    28-08-2018, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  10. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 09:33 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 242
    • Views: 32,714
    02-08-2018, 02:54 PM Go to last post
  11. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 02:17 PM
    • Replies: 80
    • Views: 9,788
    22-07-2018, 07:49 PM Go to last post
  12. Vimy Ridge possible twin-arena location

    Started by etownboarder, 18-09-2009 10:23 AM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 4,730
    12-07-2018, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  13. Injured Coyote in Fulton Neighbourhood

    Started by BoyleStreetBoy, 24-06-2018 12:28 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 415
    24-06-2018, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  14. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 10:56 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,241
    22-05-2018, 09:48 PM Go to last post
  15. Gold Bar Park land to become parking lot?

    Started by overoceans, 04-05-2018 10:54 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 482
    04-05-2018, 10:54 AM Go to last post
  16. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 11:29 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,149
    17-04-2018, 12:29 AM Go to last post
  17. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 7,992
    22-02-2018, 12:18 AM Go to last post
  18. Beaumaris Lake | Redesign

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 18-11-2017 06:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,181
    22-11-2017, 04:13 PM Go to last post
  19. Edmonton Ski Club shutting down?

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 13-11-2017 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,866
    17-11-2017, 02:44 PM Go to last post
  20. Secret downtown beach can be a game-changer for Edmonton

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 18-08-2017 10:37 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 225
    • Views: 17,898
    29-10-2017, 08:53 PM Go to last post
  21. Parks & playgrounds - needed features/facilities

    Started by KC, 04-10-2017 09:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 812
    04-10-2017, 03:21 PM Go to last post
  22. Shaw Conference Centre

    Started by b711, 14-02-2009 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,442
    11-09-2017, 12:54 AM Go to last post
  23. Nicest roads to take to Drumheller?

    Started by alkeli, 02-08-2017 02:33 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,566
    31-08-2017, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  24. Outdoor Running Tracks

    Started by TheGreatestX, 15-08-2017 11:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,248
    16-08-2017, 01:01 PM Go to last post
  25. Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

    Started by The_Cat, 04-08-2017 12:46 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,205
    04-08-2017, 11:16 AM Go to last post
  26. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 09:00 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,595
    26-07-2017, 06:13 PM Go to last post
  27. Norquest Quad | 102 And 107 St

    Started by Stevey_G, 14-07-2017 10:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,010
    14-07-2017, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  28. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 10,451
    04-07-2017, 10:43 PM Go to last post
  29. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 04:04 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 3,979
    23-06-2017, 04:06 PM Go to last post
  30. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 6,034
    18-05-2017, 12:53 PM Go to last post
  31. Red panda at zoo

    Started by booster, 19-09-2011 08:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,370
    12-05-2017, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  32. University of Alberta Botanic Gardens

    Started by tkoe, 07-04-2017 11:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,080
    08-04-2017, 06:42 PM Go to last post
  33. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 10:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,430
    06-03-2017, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  34. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 08:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 5,642
    07-02-2017, 05:14 PM Go to last post
  35. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 01:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,638
    16-01-2017, 06:57 PM Go to last post
  36. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 02:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,492
    22-10-2016, 03:02 PM Go to last post
  37. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 8,358
    05-10-2016, 01:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 7,520
    18-08-2016, 08:29 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,333
    13-08-2016, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  38. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 01:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,667
    27-07-2016, 10:49 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,461
    16-07-2016, 08:40 PM Go to last post
  39. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 08:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 6,585
    09-07-2016, 12:52 AM Go to last post
  40. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 11:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 5,413
    30-05-2016, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  41. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,137
    18-05-2016, 01:39 AM Go to last post
  42. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 09:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 4,146
    03-05-2016, 02:03 PM Go to last post
  43. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 02:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 18,979
    01-03-2016, 07:18 PM Go to last post
  44. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 29-04-2010 12:25 AM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 10,343
    19-02-2016, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  45. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 03:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,457
    09-12-2015, 04:08 PM Go to last post
  46. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 03:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,017
    13-10-2015, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  47. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 01-04-2013 12:59 AM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 7,101
    02-09-2015, 08:55 AM Go to last post
  48. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 11:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 3,584
    09-07-2015, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  49. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 26-06-2015 12:11 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,869
    30-06-2015, 10:31 PM Go to last post
  50. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 09:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 7,458
    18-06-2015, 02:41 PM Go to last post
  51. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,516
    16-04-2015, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  52. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 10:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 15,860
    19-03-2015, 05:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 4,139
    13-01-2015, 10:54 AM Go to last post
  53. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,470
    05-09-2014, 11:59 AM Go to last post
  54. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 09:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,266
    26-06-2014, 01:02 PM Go to last post
  55. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 10:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 10,114
    04-06-2014, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  56. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 11:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,689
    14-05-2014, 07:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,044
    06-05-2014, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  57. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 06:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 3,931
    26-04-2014, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  58. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 03:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,400
    26-01-2014, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  59. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 27-04-2013 12:27 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,410
    14-01-2014, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  60. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,648
    14-01-2014, 09:05 AM Go to last post
  61. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 03:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 4,968
    25-11-2013, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  62. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 04:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,247
    15-11-2013, 04:59 PM Go to last post
  63. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 01:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 8,648
    29-10-2013, 09:12 AM Go to last post
  64. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 05:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 5,708
    08-10-2013, 01:38 AM Go to last post
  65. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,327
    07-10-2013, 10:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,520
    30-09-2013, 09:11 AM Go to last post
  66. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 12:11 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,182
    23-09-2013, 02:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,244
    20-09-2013, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  67. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 08:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,266
    17-09-2013, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  68. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 10:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 6,439
    29-08-2013, 01:57 PM Go to last post
  69. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 11:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 4,653
    11-08-2013, 06:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 11,417
    10-08-2013, 07:05 PM Go to last post
  70. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 02:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,791
    25-07-2013, 02:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,813
    15-07-2013, 10:45 AM Go to last post
  71. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 08:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 6,070
    13-07-2013, 04:51 PM Go to last post
  72. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 03:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,288
    12-07-2013, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  73. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 01:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,592
    17-05-2013, 10:51 AM Go to last post
  74. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 11:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 22,204
    12-05-2013, 12:45 PM Go to last post
  75. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 11:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,902
    07-05-2013, 01:33 AM Go to last post
  76. Big Island-Woodbend Wilderness

    Started by ralph60, 15-04-2013 09:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,495
    23-04-2013, 08:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,230
    08-04-2013, 12:05 PM Go to last post
  77. River Valley Zip Line///////

    Started by cnr67, 13-02-2013 06:19 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,567
    14-02-2013, 12:50 PM Go to last post

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