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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: 4,357
    01-08-2006, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  1. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 6,930
    Yesterday, 10:33 PM Go to last post
  2. Build a large artificial "beach" in the River Valley

    Started by KC, 27-07-2007 12:34 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 285
    • Views: 40,038
    12-07-2018, 11:57 AM Go to last post
  3. Vimy Ridge possible twin-arena location

    Started by etownboarder, 18-09-2009 09:23 AM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 4,301
    12-07-2018, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  4. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 10:01 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 251
    • Views: 35,824
    11-07-2018, 09:36 AM Go to last post
  5. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 8,169
    29-06-2018, 09:32 AM 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: 808
    • Views: 101,875
    24-06-2018, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  7. Injured Coyote in Fulton Neighbourhood

    Started by BoyleStreetBoy, 24-06-2018 11:28 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 206
    24-06-2018, 11:28 AM Go to last post
  8. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,970
    29-05-2018, 01:49 PM Go to last post
  9. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 09:56 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,582
    22-05-2018, 08:48 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1,067
    • Views: 77,324
    22-05-2018, 08:33 AM Go to last post
  10. Gold Bar Park land to become parking lot?

    Started by overoceans, 04-05-2018 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 276
    04-05-2018, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  11. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,530
    16-04-2018, 11:29 PM Go to last post
  12. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 6,380
    21-02-2018, 11:18 PM Go to last post
  13. Beaumaris Lake | Redesign

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 18-11-2017 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 807
    22-11-2017, 03:13 PM Go to last post
  14. Edmonton Ski Club shutting down?

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 13-11-2017 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,385
    17-11-2017, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  15. 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: 14,473
    29-10-2017, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  16. Parks & playgrounds - needed features/facilities

    Started by KC, 04-10-2017 08:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 541
    04-10-2017, 02:21 PM Go to last post
  17. Camping

    Started by cerwrys, 30-09-2017 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 731
    03-10-2017, 11:27 PM Go to last post
  18. Shaw Conference Centre

    Started by b711, 14-02-2009 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,956
    10-09-2017, 11:54 PM Go to last post
  19. Nicest roads to take to Drumheller?

    Started by alkeli, 02-08-2017 01:33 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,885
    31-08-2017, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  20. Outdoor Running Tracks

    Started by TheGreatestX, 15-08-2017 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 840
    16-08-2017, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  21. Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

    Started by The_Cat, 03-08-2017 11:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 879
    04-08-2017, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  22. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,061
    26-07-2017, 05:13 PM Go to last post
  23. Norquest Quad | 102 And 107 St

    Started by Stevey_G, 14-07-2017 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 705
    14-07-2017, 12:23 PM Go to last post
  24. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 9,582
    04-07-2017, 09:43 PM Go to last post
  25. End of the World | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,198
    27-06-2017, 07:19 PM Go to last post
  26. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 3,313
    23-06-2017, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  27. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 08:33 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 28,620
    23-05-2017, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  28. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 4,937
    18-05-2017, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  29. Red panda at zoo

    Started by booster, 19-09-2011 07:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,949
    12-05-2017, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  30. University of Alberta Botanic Gardens

    Started by tkoe, 07-04-2017 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,665
    08-04-2017, 05:42 PM Go to last post
  31. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 09:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,904
    06-03-2017, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  32. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 07:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,973
    07-02-2017, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  33. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,272
    16-01-2017, 05:57 PM Go to last post
  34. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 4,377
    01-11-2016, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  35. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 01:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,169
    22-10-2016, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  36. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 7,315
    05-10-2016, 12:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 6,545
    18-08-2016, 07:29 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,042
    13-08-2016, 08:48 AM Go to last post
  37. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,362
    27-07-2016, 09:49 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,150
    16-07-2016, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  38. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 5,764
    08-07-2016, 11:52 PM Go to last post
  39. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 4,471
    30-05-2016, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  40. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 09:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,490
    18-05-2016, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  41. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 3,289
    03-05-2016, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  42. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 01:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 17,355
    01-03-2016, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  43. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 28-04-2010 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 9,202
    19-02-2016, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  44. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 02:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,051
    09-12-2015, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  45. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,798
    13-10-2015, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  46. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 31-03-2013 11:59 PM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 6,214
    02-09-2015, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  47. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 3,000
    09-07-2015, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  48. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 25-06-2015 11:11 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,364
    30-06-2015, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  49. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 08:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 6,791
    18-06-2015, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  50. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,999
    16-04-2015, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  51. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 09:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 14,807
    19-03-2015, 04:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 3,564
    13-01-2015, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  52. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 02:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,215
    05-09-2014, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  53. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,879
    26-06-2014, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  54. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 09:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 9,103
    04-06-2014, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  55. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,393
    14-05-2014, 06:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,686
    06-05-2014, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  56. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 3,499
    26-04-2014, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  57. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,085
    26-01-2014, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  58. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 26-04-2013 11:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,192
    14-01-2014, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  59. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 09:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,378
    14-01-2014, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  60. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 4,414
    25-11-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  61. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,053
    15-11-2013, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  62. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 8,237
    29-10-2013, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  63. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 04:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 5,388
    08-10-2013, 12:38 AM Go to last post
  64. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 09:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,146
    07-10-2013, 09:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,328
    30-09-2013, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  65. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,877
    23-09-2013, 01:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,789
    20-09-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  66. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,087
    17-09-2013, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  67. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 09:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 5,758
    29-08-2013, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  68. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 4,364
    11-08-2013, 05:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 10,461
    10-08-2013, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  69. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 01:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,572
    25-07-2013, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,599
    15-07-2013, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  70. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 07:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 5,555
    13-07-2013, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  71. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 02:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,119
    12-07-2013, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  72. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 12:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,305
    17-05-2013, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  73. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 10:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 21,308
    12-05-2013, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  74. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,676
    07-05-2013, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  75. Big Island-Woodbend Wilderness

    Started by ralph60, 15-04-2013 08:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,335
    23-04-2013, 07:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,121
    08-04-2013, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  76. River Valley Zip Line///////

    Started by cnr67, 13-02-2013 05:19 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,357
    14-02-2013, 11:50 AM Go to last post

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