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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: 7,493
    01-08-2006, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  1. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 5,388
    19-09-2019, 10:54 AM Go to last post
  2. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 10:01 AM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 750
    • Views: 73,675
    28-08-2019, 04:21 PM Go to last post
  3. Open Streets Aug 25

    Started by nobleea, 23-08-2019 09:30 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 460
    27-08-2019, 02:08 PM Go to last post
  4. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 6,631
    27-08-2019, 06:39 AM Go to last post
  5. End of the World | Complete

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 8,826
    19-07-2019, 09:33 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 152
    • Views: 8,264
    10-07-2019, 02:46 PM Go to last post
  6. Alex Decoteau Park - 105st and 102ave

    Started by IanO, 30-09-2010 10:48 AM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 823
    • Views: 123,613
    27-06-2019, 01:47 PM Go to last post
  7. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 08:33 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 247
    • Views: 39,475
    15-06-2019, 06:30 PM Go to last post
  8. 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: 55,549
    15-06-2019, 02:27 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1,155
    • Views: 130,582
    15-06-2019, 01:11 PM Go to last post
  9. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 5,783
    10-05-2019, 09:22 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 2,787
    03-05-2019, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  10. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,594
    09-04-2019, 04:37 PM Go to last post
  11. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 12,630
    15-09-2018, 11:28 AM Go to last post
  12. Best Beach???

    Started by TheGreatestX, 05-08-2012 10:59 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 4,769
    14-09-2018, 01:14 AM Go to last post
  13. Camping

    Started by cerwrys, 30-09-2017 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,578
    12-09-2018, 10:30 PM Go to last post
  14. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 80
    • Views: 12,715
    22-07-2018, 06:49 PM Go to last post
  15. Vimy Ridge possible twin-arena location

    Started by etownboarder, 18-09-2009 09:23 AM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 5,519
    12-07-2018, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  16. Injured Coyote in Fulton Neighbourhood

    Started by BoyleStreetBoy, 24-06-2018 11:28 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 675
    24-06-2018, 11:28 AM Go to last post
  17. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 09:56 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,298
    22-05-2018, 08:48 PM Go to last post
  18. Gold Bar Park land to become parking lot?

    Started by overoceans, 04-05-2018 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 740
    04-05-2018, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  19. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,890
    16-04-2018, 11:29 PM Go to last post
  20. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 9,589
    21-02-2018, 11:18 PM Go to last post
  21. Beaumaris Lake | Redesign

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 18-11-2017 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,541
    22-11-2017, 03:13 PM Go to last post
  22. Edmonton Ski Club shutting down?

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 13-11-2017 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,557
    17-11-2017, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  23. 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: 27,731
    29-10-2017, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  24. Parks & playgrounds - needed features/facilities

    Started by KC, 04-10-2017 08:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,072
    04-10-2017, 02:21 PM Go to last post
  25. Shaw Conference Centre

    Started by b711, 14-02-2009 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,065
    10-09-2017, 11:54 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,279
    08-09-2017, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  26. Nicest roads to take to Drumheller?

    Started by alkeli, 02-08-2017 01:33 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,781
    31-08-2017, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  27. Outdoor Running Tracks

    Started by TheGreatestX, 15-08-2017 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,862
    16-08-2017, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  28. Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

    Started by The_Cat, 03-08-2017 11:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,552
    04-08-2017, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  29. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,214
    26-07-2017, 05:13 PM Go to last post
  30. Norquest Quad | 102 And 107 St

    Started by Stevey_G, 14-07-2017 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,279
    14-07-2017, 12:23 PM Go to last post
  31. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 11,585
    04-07-2017, 09:43 PM Go to last post
  32. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 8,237
    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: 2,723
    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: 2,465
    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: 2,952
    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: 6,307
    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: 1,965
    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: 1,761
    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: 9,803
    05-10-2016, 12:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 8,481
    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: 1,749
    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: 7,567
    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: 6,450
    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: 5,813
    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: 5,351
    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
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 21,596
    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: 12,152
    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: 2,220
    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: 8,063
    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: 4,410
    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: 8,166
    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: 5,124
    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: 17,348
    19-03-2015, 04:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 4,819
    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: 2,753
    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: 3,684
    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: 11,527
    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: 3,047
    14-05-2014, 06:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,506
    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: 4,513
    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: 3,816
    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: 2,685
    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: 3,022
    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: 5,679
    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: 2,497
    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: 9,501
    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: 6,199
    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: 2,596
    07-10-2013, 09:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,770
    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: 3,582
    23-09-2013, 01:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,849
    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: 2,491
    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: 7,417
    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: 5,082
    11-08-2013, 05:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 13,630
    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: 3,092
    25-07-2013, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,141
    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: 7,049
    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: 2,529
    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: 5,086
    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: 24,710
    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: 3,189
    07-05-2013, 12:33 AM Go to last post

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