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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
    • Views: 6,978
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why is there a River Valley Forum?

    Started by RichardS, 01-08-2006 06:41 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 6,711
    01-08-2006, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  1. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 5,029
    10-05-2019, 09:22 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 1,841
    03-05-2019, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  2. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,283
    09-04-2019, 04:37 PM Go to last post
  3. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 10:01 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 472
    • Views: 56,613
    05-04-2019, 02:20 PM Go to last post
  4. End of the World | Under Construction

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 5,527
    24-12-2018, 08:04 AM Go to last post
  5. Alex Decoteau Park - 105st and 102ave

    Started by IanO, 30-09-2010 10:48 AM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 815
    • Views: 117,988
    12-10-2018, 10:31 PM Go to last post
  6. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 6,008
    22-09-2018, 12:45 PM Go to last post
  7. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 11,747
    15-09-2018, 11:28 AM Go to last post
  8. Best Beach???

    Started by TheGreatestX, 05-08-2012 10:59 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 4,466
    14-09-2018, 01:14 AM Go to last post
  9. Camping

    Started by cerwrys, 30-09-2017 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,389
    12-09-2018, 10:30 PM Go to last post
  10. 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: 310
    • Views: 51,482
    29-08-2018, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  11. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 08:33 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 242
    • Views: 35,897
    02-08-2018, 01:54 PM Go to last post
  12. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 80
    • Views: 11,407
    22-07-2018, 06:49 PM Go to last post
  13. Vimy Ridge possible twin-arena location

    Started by etownboarder, 18-09-2009 09:23 AM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 5,188
    12-07-2018, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  14. Injured Coyote in Fulton Neighbourhood

    Started by BoyleStreetBoy, 24-06-2018 11:28 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 551
    24-06-2018, 11:28 AM Go to last post
  15. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 09:56 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,824
    22-05-2018, 08:48 PM Go to last post
  16. Gold Bar Park land to become parking lot?

    Started by overoceans, 04-05-2018 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 625
    04-05-2018, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  17. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,599
    16-04-2018, 11:29 PM Go to last post
  18. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 8,866
    21-02-2018, 11:18 PM Go to last post
  19. Beaumaris Lake | Redesign

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 18-11-2017 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,424
    22-11-2017, 03:13 PM Go to last post
  20. Edmonton Ski Club shutting down?

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 13-11-2017 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,289
    17-11-2017, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  21. 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: 20,994
    29-10-2017, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  22. Parks & playgrounds - needed features/facilities

    Started by KC, 04-10-2017 08:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 958
    04-10-2017, 02:21 PM Go to last post
  23. Shaw Conference Centre

    Started by b711, 14-02-2009 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,766
    10-09-2017, 11:54 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,138
    08-09-2017, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  24. Nicest roads to take to Drumheller?

    Started by alkeli, 02-08-2017 01:33 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,092
    31-08-2017, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  25. Outdoor Running Tracks

    Started by TheGreatestX, 15-08-2017 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,560
    16-08-2017, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  26. Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

    Started by The_Cat, 03-08-2017 11:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,448
    04-08-2017, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  27. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,937
    26-07-2017, 05:13 PM Go to last post
  28. Norquest Quad | 102 And 107 St

    Started by Stevey_G, 14-07-2017 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,160
    14-07-2017, 12:23 PM Go to last post
  29. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 11,127
    04-07-2017, 09:43 PM Go to last post
  30. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 4,610
    23-06-2017, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  31. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 7,147
    18-05-2017, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  32. Red panda at zoo

    Started by booster, 19-09-2011 07:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,559
    12-05-2017, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  33. University of Alberta Botanic Gardens

    Started by tkoe, 07-04-2017 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,307
    08-04-2017, 05:42 PM Go to last post
  34. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 09:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,759
    06-03-2017, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  35. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 07:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 6,052
    07-02-2017, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  36. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,834
    16-01-2017, 05:57 PM Go to last post
  37. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 01:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,645
    22-10-2016, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  38. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 9,178
    05-10-2016, 12:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 8,064
    18-08-2016, 07:29 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,455
    13-08-2016, 08:48 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,617
    16-07-2016, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  39. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 7,153
    08-07-2016, 11:52 PM Go to last post
  40. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 5,959
    30-05-2016, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  41. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 09:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,503
    18-05-2016, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  42. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 4,858
    03-05-2016, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  43. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 01:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 20,444
    01-03-2016, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  44. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 28-04-2010 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 11,260
    19-02-2016, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  45. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 02:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,668
    09-12-2015, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  46. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,130
    13-10-2015, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  47. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 31-03-2013 11:59 PM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 7,680
    02-09-2015, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  48. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 4,025
    09-07-2015, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  49. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 25-06-2015 11:11 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,238
    30-06-2015, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  50. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 08:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 7,911
    18-06-2015, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  51. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,907
    16-04-2015, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  52. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 09:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 16,643
    19-03-2015, 04:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 4,542
    13-01-2015, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  53. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 02:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,627
    05-09-2014, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  54. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,535
    26-06-2014, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  55. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 09:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 10,919
    04-06-2014, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  56. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,887
    14-05-2014, 06:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,325
    06-05-2014, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  57. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 4,315
    26-04-2014, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  58. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,643
    26-01-2014, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  59. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 26-04-2013 11:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,566
    14-01-2014, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  60. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 09:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,858
    14-01-2014, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  61. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 5,388
    25-11-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  62. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,381
    15-11-2013, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  63. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 9,151
    29-10-2013, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  64. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 04:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 6,013
    08-10-2013, 12:38 AM Go to last post
  65. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 09:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,473
    07-10-2013, 09:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,661
    30-09-2013, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  66. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,412
    23-09-2013, 01:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,639
    20-09-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  67. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,386
    17-09-2013, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  68. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 09:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 7,029
    29-08-2013, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  69. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 4,915
    11-08-2013, 05:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 12,595
    10-08-2013, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  70. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 01:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,949
    25-07-2013, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,021
    15-07-2013, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  71. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 07:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 6,645
    13-07-2013, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  72. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 02:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,408
    12-07-2013, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  73. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 12:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,876
    17-05-2013, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  74. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 10:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 23,571
    12-05-2013, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  75. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,080
    07-05-2013, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  76. Big Island-Woodbend Wilderness

    Started by ralph60, 15-04-2013 08:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,623
    23-04-2013, 07:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,346
    08-04-2013, 11:05 AM Go to last post

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