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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
    • Replies: 0
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    11-08-2006, 02:17 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why is there a River Valley Forum?

    Started by RichardS, 01-08-2006 07:41 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,424
    01-08-2006, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  1. Edmonton Ski Club shutting down?

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 13-11-2017 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 426
    Yesterday, 02:44 PM Go to last post
  2. River Valley Mechanized Access/Funicular | Under Construction

    Started by Barry N, 07-04-2015 01:14 PM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 760
    • Views: 40,849
    16-11-2017, 01:04 PM Go to last post
  3. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 11:01 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 223
    • Views: 21,124
    08-11-2017, 03:14 PM Go to last post
  4. 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: 8,237
    29-10-2017, 08:53 PM Go to last post
  5. Alex Decoteau Park - 105st and 102ave

    Started by IanO, 30-09-2010 11:48 AM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 797
    • Views: 66,950
    05-10-2017, 04:57 PM Go to last post
  6. Parks & playgrounds - needed features/facilities

    Started by KC, 04-10-2017 09:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 242
    04-10-2017, 03:21 PM Go to last post
  7. Camping

    Started by cerwrys, 30-09-2017 05:15 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 288
    04-10-2017, 12:27 AM Go to last post
  8. Shaw Conference Centre

    Started by b711, 14-02-2009 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,317
    11-09-2017, 12:54 AM Go to last post
  9. Nicest roads to take to Drumheller?

    Started by alkeli, 02-08-2017 02:33 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 929
    31-08-2017, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  10. Build a large artificial "beach" in the River Valley

    Started by KC, 27-07-2007 01:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 186
    • Views: 24,714
    22-08-2017, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  11. Outdoor Running Tracks

    Started by TheGreatestX, 15-08-2017 11:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 353
    16-08-2017, 01:01 PM Go to last post
  12. Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

    Started by The_Cat, 04-08-2017 12:46 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 390
    04-08-2017, 11:16 AM Go to last post
  13. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 09:00 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,197
    26-07-2017, 06:13 PM Go to last post
  14. Norquest Quad | 102 And 107 St

    Started by Stevey_G, 14-07-2017 10:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 327
    14-07-2017, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  15. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 8,334
    04-07-2017, 10:43 PM Go to last post
  16. End of the World | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 09:55 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,126
    27-06-2017, 08:19 PM Go to last post
  17. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 04:04 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,066
    23-06-2017, 04:06 PM Go to last post
  18. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 07:59 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,060
    28-05-2017, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  19. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 10:56 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,400
    25-05-2017, 01:55 PM Go to last post
  20. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 09:33 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 22,867
    23-05-2017, 04:01 PM Go to last post
  21. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 2,518
    18-05-2017, 12:53 PM Go to last post
  22. Red panda at zoo

    Started by booster, 19-09-2011 08:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,369
    12-05-2017, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  23. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 02:17 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,528
    14-04-2017, 04:11 PM Go to last post
  24. University of Alberta Botanic Gardens

    Started by tkoe, 07-04-2017 11:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 858
    08-04-2017, 06:42 PM Go to last post
  25. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 10:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,131
    06-03-2017, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  26. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 08:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,699
    07-02-2017, 05:14 PM Go to last post
  27. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 01:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 728
    16-01-2017, 06:57 PM Go to last post
  28. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 3,496
    09-01-2017, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  29. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 11:05 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,795
    01-11-2016, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  30. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 02:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 730
    22-10-2016, 03:02 PM Go to last post
  31. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 4,928
    05-10-2016, 01:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 4,801
    18-08-2016, 08:29 AM Go to last post
  32. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 01:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,781
    27-07-2016, 10:49 AM Go to last post
  33. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 08:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,867
    09-07-2016, 12:52 AM Go to last post
  34. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 6,470
    13-06-2016, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  35. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 11:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 3,376
    30-05-2016, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  36. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 3,624
    18-05-2016, 01:39 AM Go to last post
  37. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 09:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 2,097
    03-05-2016, 02:03 PM Go to last post
  38. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 11:29 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,470
    26-03-2016, 04:15 PM Go to last post
  39. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 02:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 11,715
    01-03-2016, 07:18 PM Go to last post
  40. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 29-04-2010 12:25 AM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 7,275
    19-02-2016, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  41. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 03:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,580
    09-12-2015, 04:08 PM Go to last post
  42. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 03:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,398
    13-10-2015, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  43. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 01-04-2013 12:59 AM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 5,167
    02-09-2015, 08:55 AM Go to last post
  44. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 11:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,275
    09-07-2015, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  45. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 26-06-2015 12:11 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,461
    30-06-2015, 10:31 PM Go to last post
  46. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 09:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,141
    18-06-2015, 02:41 PM Go to last post
  47. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,101
    16-04-2015, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  48. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 10:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 11,824
    19-03-2015, 05:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,812
    13-01-2015, 10:54 AM Go to last post
  49. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,719
    05-09-2014, 11:59 AM Go to last post
  50. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 09:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,251
    26-06-2014, 01:02 PM Go to last post
  51. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 10:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 5,754
    04-06-2014, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  52. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 11:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,946
    14-05-2014, 07:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,937
    06-05-2014, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  53. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 06:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,821
    26-04-2014, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  54. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 03:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,580
    26-01-2014, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  55. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 27-04-2013 12:27 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,755
    14-01-2014, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  56. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,900
    14-01-2014, 09:05 AM Go to last post
  57. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 03:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 3,411
    25-11-2013, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  58. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 04:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,663
    15-11-2013, 04:59 PM Go to last post
  59. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 01:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 7,116
    29-10-2013, 09:12 AM Go to last post
  60. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 05:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 4,554
    08-10-2013, 01:38 AM Go to last post
  61. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,748
    07-10-2013, 10:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,904
    30-09-2013, 09:11 AM Go to last post
  62. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 12:11 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,216
    23-09-2013, 02:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,041
    20-09-2013, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  63. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 08:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,717
    17-09-2013, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  64. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 10:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 4,515
    29-08-2013, 01:57 PM Go to last post
  65. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 11:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,812
    11-08-2013, 06:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 8,810
    10-08-2013, 07:05 PM Go to last post
  66. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 02:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,169
    25-07-2013, 02:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,119
    15-07-2013, 10:45 AM Go to last post
  67. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 08:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 4,661
    13-07-2013, 04:51 PM Go to last post
  68. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 03:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,739
    12-07-2013, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  69. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 01:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,726
    17-05-2013, 10:51 AM Go to last post
  70. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 11:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 16,883
    12-05-2013, 12:45 PM Go to last post
  71. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 11:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,238
    07-05-2013, 01:33 AM Go to last post
  72. Big Island-Woodbend Wilderness

    Started by ralph60, 15-04-2013 09:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,971
    23-04-2013, 08:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,761
    08-04-2013, 12:05 PM Go to last post
  73. River Valley Zip Line///////

    Started by cnr67, 13-02-2013 06:19 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,928
    14-02-2013, 12:50 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 6,428
    21-12-2012, 02:58 PM Go to last post
  74. RIP Ghost glacier.

    Started by Replacement, 02-09-2012 01:38 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 7,000
    05-10-2012, 02:30 PM Go to last post
  75. Extending that summer feeling - street trees, etc.

    Started by KC, 22-09-2012 06:57 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,676
    22-09-2012, 06:57 AM Go to last post

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