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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
    • Views: 3,558
    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: 3,461
    01-08-2006, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  1. River Valley Mechanized Access/Funicular | Under Construction

    Started by Barry N, 07-04-2015 01:14 PM
    10 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 10
    • Replies: 939
    • Views: 45,622
    14-12-2017, 05:03 PM Go to last post
  2. Build a large artificial "beach" in the River Valley

    Started by KC, 27-07-2007 01:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 195
    • Views: 25,769
    06-12-2017, 10:02 AM Go to last post
  3. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 11:01 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 225
    • Views: 22,979
    03-12-2017, 12:35 PM Go to last post
  4. Beaumaris Lake | Redesign

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 18-11-2017 06:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 316
    22-11-2017, 04:13 PM Go to last post
  5. Edmonton Ski Club shutting down?

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 13-11-2017 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 621
    17-11-2017, 02:44 PM Go to last post
  6. 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: 8,902
    29-10-2017, 08:53 PM Go to last post
  7. Alex Decoteau Park - 105st and 102ave

    Started by IanO, 30-09-2010 11:48 AM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 797
    • Views: 68,736
    05-10-2017, 04:57 PM Go to last post
  8. Parks & playgrounds - needed features/facilities

    Started by KC, 04-10-2017 09:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 256
    04-10-2017, 03:21 PM Go to last post
  9. Camping

    Started by cerwrys, 30-09-2017 05:15 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 308
    04-10-2017, 12:27 AM Go to last post
  10. Shaw Conference Centre

    Started by b711, 14-02-2009 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,362
    11-09-2017, 12:54 AM Go to last post
  11. Nicest roads to take to Drumheller?

    Started by alkeli, 02-08-2017 02:33 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,009
    31-08-2017, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  12. Outdoor Running Tracks

    Started by TheGreatestX, 15-08-2017 11:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 377
    16-08-2017, 01:01 PM Go to last post
  13. Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

    Started by The_Cat, 04-08-2017 12:46 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 413
    04-08-2017, 11:16 AM Go to last post
  14. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 09:00 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,283
    26-07-2017, 06:13 PM Go to last post
  15. Norquest Quad | 102 And 107 St

    Started by Stevey_G, 14-07-2017 10:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 350
    14-07-2017, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  16. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 8,434
    04-07-2017, 10:43 PM Go to last post
  17. End of the World | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 09:55 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,216
    27-06-2017, 08:19 PM Go to last post
  18. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 04:04 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,150
    23-06-2017, 04:06 PM Go to last post
  19. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 07:59 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,148
    28-05-2017, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  20. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 10:56 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,467
    25-05-2017, 01:55 PM Go to last post
  21. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 09:33 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 23,139
    23-05-2017, 04:01 PM Go to last post
  22. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 2,760
    18-05-2017, 12:53 PM Go to last post
  23. Red panda at zoo

    Started by booster, 19-09-2011 08:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,403
    12-05-2017, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  24. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 02:17 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,628
    14-04-2017, 04:11 PM Go to last post
  25. University of Alberta Botanic Gardens

    Started by tkoe, 07-04-2017 11:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 915
    08-04-2017, 06:42 PM Go to last post
  26. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 10:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,191
    06-03-2017, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  27. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 08:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,788
    07-02-2017, 05:14 PM Go to last post
  28. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 01:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 779
    16-01-2017, 06:57 PM Go to last post
  29. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 3,567
    09-01-2017, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  30. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 11:05 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,912
    01-11-2016, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  31. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 02:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 780
    22-10-2016, 03:02 PM Go to last post
  32. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 5,052
    05-10-2016, 01:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 4,946
    18-08-2016, 08:29 AM Go to last post
  33. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 01:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,836
    27-07-2016, 10:49 AM Go to last post
  34. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 08:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,949
    09-07-2016, 12:52 AM Go to last post
  35. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 6,567
    13-06-2016, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  36. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 11:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 3,433
    30-05-2016, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  37. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 3,711
    18-05-2016, 01:39 AM Go to last post
  38. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 09:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 2,241
    03-05-2016, 02:03 PM Go to last post
  39. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 11:29 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,557
    26-03-2016, 04:15 PM Go to last post
  40. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 02:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 12,258
    01-03-2016, 07:18 PM Go to last post
  41. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 29-04-2010 12:25 AM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 7,326
    19-02-2016, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  42. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 03:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,627
    09-12-2015, 04:08 PM Go to last post
  43. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 03:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,439
    13-10-2015, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  44. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 01-04-2013 12:59 AM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 5,236
    02-09-2015, 08:55 AM Go to last post
  45. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 11:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,313
    09-07-2015, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  46. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 26-06-2015 12:11 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,516
    30-06-2015, 10:31 PM Go to last post
  47. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 09:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,212
    18-06-2015, 02:41 PM Go to last post
  48. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,148
    16-04-2015, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  49. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 10:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 11,983
    19-03-2015, 05:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,866
    13-01-2015, 10:54 AM Go to last post
  50. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,764
    05-09-2014, 11:59 AM Go to last post
  51. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 09:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,313
    26-06-2014, 01:02 PM Go to last post
  52. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 10:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 5,997
    04-06-2014, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  53. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 11:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,983
    14-05-2014, 07:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,987
    06-05-2014, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  54. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 06:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,871
    26-04-2014, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  55. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 03:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,628
    26-01-2014, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  56. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 27-04-2013 12:27 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,794
    14-01-2014, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  57. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,947
    14-01-2014, 09:05 AM Go to last post
  58. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 03:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 3,477
    25-11-2013, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  59. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 04:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,702
    15-11-2013, 04:59 PM Go to last post
  60. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 01:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 7,152
    29-10-2013, 09:12 AM Go to last post
  61. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 05:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 4,608
    08-10-2013, 01:38 AM Go to last post
  62. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,786
    07-10-2013, 10:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,948
    30-09-2013, 09:11 AM Go to last post
  63. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 12:11 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,263
    23-09-2013, 02:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,098
    20-09-2013, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  64. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 08:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,748
    17-09-2013, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  65. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 10:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 4,608
    29-08-2013, 01:57 PM Go to last post
  66. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 11:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,847
    11-08-2013, 06:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 8,964
    10-08-2013, 07:05 PM Go to last post
  67. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 02:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,203
    25-07-2013, 02:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,164
    15-07-2013, 10:45 AM Go to last post
  68. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 08:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 4,722
    13-07-2013, 04:51 PM Go to last post
  69. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 03:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,776
    12-07-2013, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  70. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 01:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,772
    17-05-2013, 10:51 AM Go to last post
  71. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 11:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 16,927
    12-05-2013, 12:45 PM Go to last post
  72. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 11:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,274
    07-05-2013, 01:33 AM Go to last post
  73. Big Island-Woodbend Wilderness

    Started by ralph60, 15-04-2013 09:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,010
    23-04-2013, 08:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,792
    08-04-2013, 12:05 PM Go to last post
  74. River Valley Zip Line///////

    Started by cnr67, 13-02-2013 06:19 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,968
    14-02-2013, 12:50 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 6,595
    21-12-2012, 02:58 PM Go to last post
  75. RIP Ghost glacier.

    Started by Replacement, 02-09-2012 01:38 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 7,040
    05-10-2012, 02:30 PM Go to last post

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