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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: 3,373
    01-08-2006, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  1. 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: 223
    • Views: 7,430
    Yesterday, 09:28 PM Go to last post
  2. Alex Decoteau Park - 105st and 102ave

    Started by IanO, 30-09-2010 10:48 AM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 797
    • Views: 65,373
    05-10-2017, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  3. Parks & playgrounds - needed features/facilities

    Started by KC, 04-10-2017 08:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 214
    04-10-2017, 02:21 PM Go to last post
  4. Camping

    Started by cerwrys, 30-09-2017 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 253
    03-10-2017, 11:27 PM Go to last post
  5. River Valley Mechanized Access/Funicular | Under Construction

    Started by Barry N, 07-04-2015 12:14 PM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 735
    • Views: 38,051
    20-09-2017, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  6. Shaw Conference Centre

    Started by b711, 14-02-2009 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,298
    10-09-2017, 11:54 PM Go to last post
  7. Nicest roads to take to Drumheller?

    Started by alkeli, 02-08-2017 01:33 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 802
    31-08-2017, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  8. Build a large artificial "beach" in the River Valley

    Started by KC, 27-07-2007 12:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 186
    • Views: 23,973
    22-08-2017, 09:11 PM Go to last post
  9. Outdoor Running Tracks

    Started by TheGreatestX, 15-08-2017 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 320
    16-08-2017, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  10. Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

    Started by The_Cat, 03-08-2017 11:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 359
    04-08-2017, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  11. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,093
    26-07-2017, 05:13 PM Go to last post
  12. Norquest Quad | 102 And 107 St

    Started by Stevey_G, 14-07-2017 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 304
    14-07-2017, 12:23 PM Go to last post
  13. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 8,180
    04-07-2017, 09:43 PM Go to last post
  14. End of the World | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 992
    27-06-2017, 07:19 PM Go to last post
  15. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,939
    23-06-2017, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  16. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,979
    28-05-2017, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  17. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 09:56 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,312
    25-05-2017, 12:55 PM Go to last post
  18. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 08:33 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 22,405
    23-05-2017, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  19. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 2,357
    18-05-2017, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  20. Red panda at zoo

    Started by booster, 19-09-2011 07:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,311
    12-05-2017, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  21. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,365
    14-04-2017, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  22. University of Alberta Botanic Gardens

    Started by tkoe, 07-04-2017 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 793
    08-04-2017, 05:42 PM Go to last post
  23. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 09:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,064
    06-03-2017, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  24. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 10:01 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 218
    • Views: 19,268
    23-02-2017, 02:30 PM Go to last post
  25. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 07:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,596
    07-02-2017, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  26. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 658
    16-01-2017, 05:57 PM Go to last post
  27. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 3,333
    09-01-2017, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  28. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,621
    01-11-2016, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  29. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 01:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 674
    22-10-2016, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  30. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 4,689
    05-10-2016, 12:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 4,700
    18-08-2016, 07:29 AM Go to last post
  31. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,698
    27-07-2016, 09:49 AM Go to last post
  32. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,762
    08-07-2016, 11:52 PM Go to last post
  33. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 6,350
    13-06-2016, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  34. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 3,274
    30-05-2016, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  35. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 09:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 3,528
    18-05-2016, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  36. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 2,031
    03-05-2016, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  37. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,369
    26-03-2016, 03:15 PM Go to last post
  38. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 01:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 11,181
    01-03-2016, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  39. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 28-04-2010 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 7,207
    19-02-2016, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  40. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 02:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,495
    09-12-2015, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  41. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,330
    13-10-2015, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  42. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 31-03-2013 11:59 PM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 5,061
    02-09-2015, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  43. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,149
    09-07-2015, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  44. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 25-06-2015 11:11 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,352
    30-06-2015, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  45. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 08:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,046
    18-06-2015, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  46. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,026
    16-04-2015, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  47. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 09:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 11,705
    19-03-2015, 04:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,752
    13-01-2015, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  48. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 02:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,654
    05-09-2014, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  49. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,172
    26-06-2014, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  50. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 09:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 5,429
    04-06-2014, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  51. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,879
    14-05-2014, 06:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,856
    06-05-2014, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  52. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,739
    26-04-2014, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  53. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,493
    26-01-2014, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  54. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 26-04-2013 11:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,689
    14-01-2014, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  55. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 09:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,839
    14-01-2014, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  56. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 3,285
    25-11-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  57. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,606
    15-11-2013, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  58. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 7,053
    29-10-2013, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  59. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 04:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 4,494
    08-10-2013, 12:38 AM Go to last post
  60. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 09:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,678
    07-10-2013, 09:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,832
    30-09-2013, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  61. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,125
    23-09-2013, 01:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,951
    20-09-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  62. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,653
    17-09-2013, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  63. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 09:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 4,355
    29-08-2013, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  64. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,756
    11-08-2013, 05:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 8,667
    10-08-2013, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  65. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 01:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,108
    25-07-2013, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,053
    15-07-2013, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  66. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 07:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 4,572
    13-07-2013, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  67. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 02:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,677
    12-07-2013, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  68. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 12:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,660
    17-05-2013, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  69. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 10:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 16,697
    12-05-2013, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  70. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,175
    07-05-2013, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  71. Big Island-Woodbend Wilderness

    Started by ralph60, 15-04-2013 08:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,916
    23-04-2013, 07:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,707
    08-04-2013, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  72. River Valley Zip Line///////

    Started by cnr67, 13-02-2013 05:19 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,872
    14-02-2013, 11:50 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 6,224
    21-12-2012, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  73. RIP Ghost glacier.

    Started by Replacement, 02-09-2012 12:38 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 6,932
    05-10-2012, 01:30 PM Go to last post
  74. Extending that summer feeling - street trees, etc.

    Started by KC, 22-09-2012 05:57 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,615
    22-09-2012, 05:57 AM Go to last post
  75. Moved: Beach on the North Saskatchewan

    Started by RichardS, 18-09-2012 10:21 AM
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