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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: 3,426
    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: 3,340
    01-08-2006, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  1. 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: 36,132
    20-09-2017, 10:25 AM 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: 791
    • Views: 62,513
    15-09-2017, 01:59 PM Go to last post
  3. 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: 220
    • Views: 6,620
    13-09-2017, 03:10 PM Go to last post
  4. Shaw Conference Centre

    Started by b711, 14-02-2009 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,252
    10-09-2017, 11:54 PM Go to last post
  5. Nicest roads to take to Drumheller?

    Started by alkeli, 02-08-2017 01:33 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 740
    31-08-2017, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  6. 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: 23,495
    22-08-2017, 09:11 PM Go to last post
  7. Outdoor Running Tracks

    Started by TheGreatestX, 15-08-2017 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 280
    16-08-2017, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  8. Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

    Started by The_Cat, 03-08-2017 11:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 320
    04-08-2017, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  9. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 997
    26-07-2017, 05:13 PM Go to last post
  10. Norquest Quad | 102 And 107 St

    Started by Stevey_G, 14-07-2017 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 281
    14-07-2017, 12:23 PM Go to last post
  11. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 8,049
    04-07-2017, 09:43 PM Go to last post
  12. End of the World | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 850
    27-06-2017, 07:19 PM Go to last post
  13. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,808
    23-06-2017, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  14. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,897
    28-05-2017, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  15. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 09:56 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,229
    25-05-2017, 12:55 PM Go to last post
  16. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 08:33 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 22,054
    23-05-2017, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  17. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 2,104
    18-05-2017, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  18. Red panda at zoo

    Started by booster, 19-09-2011 07:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,260
    12-05-2017, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  19. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,133
    14-04-2017, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  20. University of Alberta Botanic Gardens

    Started by tkoe, 07-04-2017 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 723
    08-04-2017, 05:42 PM Go to last post
  21. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 09:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,001
    06-03-2017, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  22. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 10:01 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 218
    • Views: 17,730
    23-02-2017, 02:30 PM Go to last post
  23. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 07:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,486
    07-02-2017, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  24. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 622
    16-01-2017, 05:57 PM Go to last post
  25. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 3,216
    09-01-2017, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  26. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,511
    01-11-2016, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  27. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 01:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 629
    22-10-2016, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  28. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 4,517
    05-10-2016, 12:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 4,564
    18-08-2016, 07:29 AM Go to last post
  29. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,626
    27-07-2016, 09:49 AM Go to last post
  30. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,692
    08-07-2016, 11:52 PM Go to last post
  31. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 6,205
    13-06-2016, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  32. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 3,150
    30-05-2016, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  33. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 09:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 3,432
    18-05-2016, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  34. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 1,921
    03-05-2016, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  35. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,297
    26-03-2016, 03:15 PM Go to last post
  36. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 01:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 10,467
    01-03-2016, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  37. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 28-04-2010 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 7,024
    19-02-2016, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  38. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 02:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,444
    09-12-2015, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  39. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,290
    13-10-2015, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  40. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 31-03-2013 11:59 PM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 4,977
    02-09-2015, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  41. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,092
    09-07-2015, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  42. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 25-06-2015 11:11 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,295
    30-06-2015, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  43. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 08:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,951
    18-06-2015, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  44. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,940
    16-04-2015, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  45. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 09:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 11,519
    19-03-2015, 04:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,647
    13-01-2015, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  46. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 02:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,597
    05-09-2014, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  47. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,081
    26-06-2014, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  48. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 09:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 4,866
    04-06-2014, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  49. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,805
    14-05-2014, 06:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,745
    06-05-2014, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  50. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,680
    26-04-2014, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  51. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,389
    26-01-2014, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  52. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 26-04-2013 11:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,648
    14-01-2014, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  53. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 09:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,759
    14-01-2014, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  54. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 3,097
    25-11-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  55. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,547
    15-11-2013, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  56. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 6,992
    29-10-2013, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  57. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 04:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 4,435
    08-10-2013, 12:38 AM Go to last post
  58. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 09:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,623
    07-10-2013, 09:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,777
    30-09-2013, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  59. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,058
    23-09-2013, 01:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,837
    20-09-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  60. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,606
    17-09-2013, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  61. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 09:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 4,254
    29-08-2013, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  62. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,714
    11-08-2013, 05:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 8,477
    10-08-2013, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  63. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 01:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,057
    25-07-2013, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,995
    15-07-2013, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  64. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 07:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 4,479
    13-07-2013, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  65. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 02:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,641
    12-07-2013, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  66. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 12:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,610
    17-05-2013, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  67. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 10:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 16,547
    12-05-2013, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  68. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,126
    07-05-2013, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  69. Big Island-Woodbend Wilderness

    Started by ralph60, 15-04-2013 08:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,875
    23-04-2013, 07:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,664
    08-04-2013, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  70. River Valley Zip Line///////

    Started by cnr67, 13-02-2013 05:19 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,822
    14-02-2013, 11:50 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 6,036
    21-12-2012, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  71. RIP Ghost glacier.

    Started by Replacement, 02-09-2012 12:38 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 6,867
    05-10-2012, 01:30 PM Go to last post
  72. Extending that summer feeling - street trees, etc.

    Started by KC, 22-09-2012 05:57 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,568
    22-09-2012, 05:57 AM Go to last post
  73. Moved: Beach on the North Saskatchewan

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