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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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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why is there a River Valley Forum?

    Started by RichardS, 01-08-2006 07:41 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 7,957
    01-08-2006, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  1. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 07:59 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 6,261
    09-11-2019, 07:11 PM Go to last post
  2. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 11:01 AM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 873
    • Views: 85,058
    07-11-2019, 09:13 PM Go to last post
  3. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 01:12 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 5,720
    29-09-2019, 09:20 AM Go to last post
  4. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 04:04 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 6,338
    19-09-2019, 11:54 AM Go to last post
  5. Open Streets Aug 25

    Started by nobleea, 23-08-2019 10:30 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 592
    27-08-2019, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  6. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 11:05 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 6,947
    27-08-2019, 07:39 AM Go to last post
  7. End of the World | Complete

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 09:55 AM
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 9,465
    19-07-2019, 10:33 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 152
    • Views: 8,936
    10-07-2019, 03:46 PM Go to last post
  8. Alex Decoteau Park - 105st and 102ave

    Started by IanO, 30-09-2010 11:48 AM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 823
    • Views: 126,429
    27-06-2019, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  9. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 09:33 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 247
    • Views: 40,766
    15-06-2019, 07:30 PM Go to last post
  10. Build a large artificial "beach" in the River Valley

    Started by KC, 27-07-2007 01:34 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 313
    • Views: 56,856
    15-06-2019, 03:27 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1,155
    • Views: 136,167
    15-06-2019, 02:11 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 3,157
    03-05-2019, 11:25 AM Go to last post
  11. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 01:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,799
    09-04-2019, 05:37 PM Go to last post
  12. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 53
    • Views: 13,086
    15-09-2018, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  13. Best Beach???

    Started by TheGreatestX, 05-08-2012 11:59 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 4,957
    14-09-2018, 02:14 AM Go to last post
  14. Camping

    Started by cerwrys, 30-09-2017 05:15 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,685
    12-09-2018, 11:30 PM Go to last post
  15. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 02:17 PM
    • Replies: 80
    • Views: 13,361
    22-07-2018, 07:49 PM Go to last post
  16. Vimy Ridge possible twin-arena location

    Started by etownboarder, 18-09-2009 10:23 AM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 5,728
    12-07-2018, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  17. Injured Coyote in Fulton Neighbourhood

    Started by BoyleStreetBoy, 24-06-2018 12:28 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 765
    24-06-2018, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  18. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 10:56 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,591
    22-05-2018, 09:48 PM Go to last post
  19. Gold Bar Park land to become parking lot?

    Started by overoceans, 04-05-2018 10:54 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 823
    04-05-2018, 10:54 AM Go to last post
  20. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 11:29 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,087
    17-04-2018, 12:29 AM Go to last post
  21. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 10,002
    22-02-2018, 12:18 AM Go to last post
  22. Beaumaris Lake | Redesign

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 18-11-2017 06:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,631
    22-11-2017, 04:13 PM Go to last post
  23. Edmonton Ski Club shutting down?

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 13-11-2017 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,694
    17-11-2017, 02:44 PM Go to last post
  24. 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: 29,040
    29-10-2017, 08:53 PM Go to last post
  25. Parks & playgrounds - needed features/facilities

    Started by KC, 04-10-2017 09:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,169
    04-10-2017, 03:21 PM Go to last post
  26. Shaw Conference Centre

    Started by b711, 14-02-2009 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,329
    11-09-2017, 12:54 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,375
    08-09-2017, 10:35 PM Go to last post
  27. Nicest roads to take to Drumheller?

    Started by alkeli, 02-08-2017 02:33 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,018
    31-08-2017, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  28. Outdoor Running Tracks

    Started by TheGreatestX, 15-08-2017 11:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,006
    16-08-2017, 01:01 PM Go to last post
  29. Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

    Started by The_Cat, 04-08-2017 12:46 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,668
    04-08-2017, 11:16 AM Go to last post
  30. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 09:00 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,419
    26-07-2017, 06:13 PM Go to last post
  31. Norquest Quad | 102 And 107 St

    Started by Stevey_G, 14-07-2017 10:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,395
    14-07-2017, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  32. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 11,813
    04-07-2017, 10:43 PM Go to last post
  33. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 8,822
    18-05-2017, 12:53 PM Go to last post
  34. Red panda at zoo

    Started by booster, 19-09-2011 08:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,907
    12-05-2017, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  35. University of Alberta Botanic Gardens

    Started by tkoe, 07-04-2017 11:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,577
    08-04-2017, 06:42 PM Go to last post
  36. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 10:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 3,095
    06-03-2017, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  37. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 08:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 6,504
    07-02-2017, 05:14 PM Go to last post
  38. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 01:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,093
    16-01-2017, 06:57 PM Go to last post
  39. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 02:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,881
    22-10-2016, 03:02 PM Go to last post
  40. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 10,151
    05-10-2016, 01:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 8,761
    18-08-2016, 08:29 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,658
    13-08-2016, 09:48 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,875
    16-07-2016, 08:40 PM Go to last post
  41. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 08:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 7,806
    09-07-2016, 12:52 AM Go to last post
  42. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 11:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 6,721
    30-05-2016, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  43. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,979
    18-05-2016, 01:39 AM Go to last post
  44. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 09:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 5,640
    03-05-2016, 02:03 PM Go to last post
  45. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 02:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 22,194
    01-03-2016, 07:18 PM Go to last post
  46. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 29-04-2010 12:25 AM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 12,623
    19-02-2016, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  47. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 03:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,899
    09-12-2015, 04:08 PM Go to last post
  48. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 03:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,281
    13-10-2015, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  49. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 01-04-2013 12:59 AM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 8,227
    02-09-2015, 08:55 AM Go to last post
  50. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 11:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 4,397
    09-07-2015, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  51. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 26-06-2015 12:11 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,524
    30-06-2015, 10:31 PM Go to last post
  52. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 09:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 8,309
    18-06-2015, 02:41 PM Go to last post
  53. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 5,261
    16-04-2015, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  54. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 10:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 17,694
    19-03-2015, 05:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 4,957
    13-01-2015, 10:54 AM Go to last post
  55. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,826
    05-09-2014, 11:59 AM Go to last post
  56. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 09:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,808
    26-06-2014, 01:02 PM Go to last post
  57. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 10:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 11,893
    04-06-2014, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  58. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 11:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,132
    14-05-2014, 07:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,600
    06-05-2014, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  59. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 06:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 4,637
    26-04-2014, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  60. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 03:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,900
    26-01-2014, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  61. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 27-04-2013 12:27 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,753
    14-01-2014, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  62. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,106
    14-01-2014, 09:05 AM Go to last post
  63. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 03:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 5,767
    25-11-2013, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  64. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 04:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,559
    15-11-2013, 04:59 PM Go to last post
  65. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 01:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 9,634
    29-10-2013, 09:12 AM Go to last post
  66. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 05:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 6,297
    08-10-2013, 01:38 AM Go to last post
  67. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,665
    07-10-2013, 10:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,836
    30-09-2013, 09:11 AM Go to last post
  68. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 12:11 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,684
    23-09-2013, 02:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 4,944
    20-09-2013, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  69. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 08:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,555
    17-09-2013, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  70. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 10:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 7,573
    29-08-2013, 01:57 PM Go to last post
  71. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 11:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 5,164
    11-08-2013, 06:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 14,213
    10-08-2013, 07:05 PM Go to last post
  72. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 02:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,171
    25-07-2013, 02:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,210
    15-07-2013, 10:45 AM Go to last post
  73. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 08:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 7,206
    13-07-2013, 04:51 PM Go to last post
  74. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 03:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,595
    12-07-2013, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  75. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 11:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 25,257
    12-05-2013, 12:45 PM Go to last post
  76. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 11:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,254
    07-05-2013, 01:33 AM Go to last post

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