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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: 3,241
    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: 3,151
    01-08-2006, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  1. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,284
    23-06-2017, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  2. End of the World | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 371
    22-06-2017, 11:18 AM Go to last post
  3. Alex Decoteau Park - 105st and 102ave

    Started by IanO, 30-09-2010 10:48 AM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 643
    • Views: 52,387
    21-06-2017, 07:50 AM Go to last post
  4. River Valley Mechanized Access/Funicular | Under Construction

    Started by Barry N, 07-04-2015 12:14 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 626
    • Views: 29,135
    08-06-2017, 09:22 PM Go to last post
  5. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,600
    28-05-2017, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  6. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 09:56 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 857
    25-05-2017, 12:55 PM Go to last post
  7. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 08:33 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 21,027
    23-05-2017, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  8. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 1,273
    18-05-2017, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  9. Red panda at zoo

    Started by booster, 19-09-2011 07:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,017
    12-05-2017, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  10. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 251
    09-05-2017, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  11. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 3,628
    14-04-2017, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  12. University of Alberta Botanic Gardens

    Started by tkoe, 07-04-2017 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 404
    08-04-2017, 05:42 PM Go to last post
  13. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 09:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 757
    06-03-2017, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  14. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 10:01 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 218
    • Views: 13,415
    23-02-2017, 02:30 PM Go to last post
  15. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 07:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,078
    07-02-2017, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  16. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 399
    16-01-2017, 05:57 PM Go to last post
  17. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,856
    09-01-2017, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  18. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,083
    01-11-2016, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  19. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 01:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 403
    22-10-2016, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  20. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 4,008
    05-10-2016, 12:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 4,157
    18-08-2016, 07:29 AM Go to last post
  21. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,387
    27-07-2016, 09:49 AM Go to last post
  22. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,373
    08-07-2016, 11:52 PM Go to last post
  23. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 5,759
    13-06-2016, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  24. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 2,869
    30-05-2016, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  25. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 09:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 3,135
    18-05-2016, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  26. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 1,604
    03-05-2016, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  27. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,053
    26-03-2016, 03:15 PM Go to last post
  28. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 01:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 9,111
    01-03-2016, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  29. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 28-04-2010 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 6,489
    19-02-2016, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  30. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 02:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,237
    09-12-2015, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  31. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,097
    13-10-2015, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  32. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 31-03-2013 11:59 PM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 4,657
    02-09-2015, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  33. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,853
    09-07-2015, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  34. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 25-06-2015 11:11 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,069
    30-06-2015, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  35. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 08:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,513
    18-06-2015, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  36. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,703
    16-04-2015, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  37. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 09:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 10,991
    19-03-2015, 04:39 PM Go to last post
  38. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 7,288
    17-02-2015, 04:07 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,412
    13-01-2015, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  39. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 02:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,363
    05-09-2014, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  40. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,856
    26-06-2014, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  41. Build a large artificial "beach" in the River Valley

    Started by KC, 27-07-2007 12:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 130
    • Views: 20,856
    16-06-2014, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  42. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 09:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 4,074
    04-06-2014, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  43. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,593
    14-05-2014, 06:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,526
    06-05-2014, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  44. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,419
    26-04-2014, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  45. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,161
    26-01-2014, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  46. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 26-04-2013 11:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,438
    14-01-2014, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  47. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 09:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,552
    14-01-2014, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  48. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 2,803
    25-11-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  49. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,359
    15-11-2013, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  50. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 6,759
    29-10-2013, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  51. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 04:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 4,209
    08-10-2013, 12:38 AM Go to last post
  52. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 09:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,411
    07-10-2013, 09:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,564
    30-09-2013, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  53. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,839
    23-09-2013, 01:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,594
    20-09-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  54. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,411
    17-09-2013, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  55. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 09:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 3,915
    29-08-2013, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  56. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,487
    11-08-2013, 05:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 7,972
    10-08-2013, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  57. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 01:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,854
    25-07-2013, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,793
    15-07-2013, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  58. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 07:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 4,207
    13-07-2013, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  59. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 02:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,443
    12-07-2013, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  60. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 12:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,383
    17-05-2013, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  61. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 10:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 16,180
    12-05-2013, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  62. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,916
    07-05-2013, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  63. Big Island-Woodbend Wilderness

    Started by ralph60, 15-04-2013 08:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,694
    23-04-2013, 07:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,447
    08-04-2013, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  64. River Valley Zip Line///////

    Started by cnr67, 13-02-2013 05:19 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,621
    14-02-2013, 11:50 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,571
    21-12-2012, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  65. RIP Ghost glacier.

    Started by Replacement, 02-09-2012 12:38 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 6,603
    05-10-2012, 01:30 PM Go to last post
  66. Extending that summer feeling - street trees, etc.

    Started by KC, 22-09-2012 05:57 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,374
    22-09-2012, 05:57 AM Go to last post
  67. Moved: Beach on the North Saskatchewan

    Started by RichardS, 18-09-2012 10:21 AM
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  68. Edmonton hiking trails?

    Started by thrghbred<3, 23-08-2012 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,080
    27-08-2012, 07:46 AM Go to last post
  69. Best Beach???

    Started by TheGreatestX, 05-08-2012 10:59 PM
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 2,760
    21-08-2012, 09:13 AM Go to last post
  70. Why Cities Need More Central Parks

    Started by edmonton daily photo, 15-08-2012 11:22 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,461
    16-08-2012, 07:40 AM Go to last post
  71. Mobile parks!

    Started by edmonton daily photo, 02-08-2012 08:51 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,496
    04-08-2012, 05:47 PM Go to last post
  72. Buena Vista/Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park

    Started by jagators63, 14-07-2012 01:19 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,323
    27-07-2012, 07:46 PM Go to last post

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