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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: 3,183
    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: 3,095
    01-08-2006, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  1. Alex Decoteau Park - 105st and 102ave

    Started by IanO, 30-09-2010 10:48 AM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 617
    • Views: 46,868
    24-03-2017, 07:15 PM Go to last post
  2. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 695
    24-03-2017, 10:54 AM Go to last post
  3. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 09:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 520
    06-03-2017, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  4. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 10:01 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 218
    • Views: 9,997
    23-02-2017, 02:30 PM Go to last post
  5. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 07:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,816
    07-02-2017, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  6. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 291
    16-01-2017, 05:57 PM Go to last post
  7. River Valley Mechanized Access/Funicular | Under Construction

    Started by Barry N, 07-04-2015 12:14 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 620
    • Views: 25,190
    12-01-2017, 11:54 AM Go to last post
  8. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,589
    09-01-2017, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  9. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 1,820
    01-11-2016, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  10. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 01:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 292
    22-10-2016, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  11. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 3,553
    05-10-2016, 12:51 AM Go to last post
  12. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,338
    01-10-2016, 12:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 3,893
    18-08-2016, 07:29 AM Go to last post
  13. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,299
    27-07-2016, 09:49 AM Go to last post
  14. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,243
    08-07-2016, 11:52 PM Go to last post
  15. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 5,570
    13-06-2016, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  16. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 09:56 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 574
    07-06-2016, 01:09 PM Go to last post
  17. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 08:33 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 184
    • Views: 20,136
    31-05-2016, 09:33 PM Go to last post
  18. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 2,743
    30-05-2016, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  19. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 09:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 2,940
    18-05-2016, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  20. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 3,141
    06-05-2016, 08:26 AM Go to last post
  21. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 1,458
    03-05-2016, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  22. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 921
    26-03-2016, 03:15 PM Go to last post
  23. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 01:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 8,453
    01-03-2016, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  24. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 28-04-2010 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 6,284
    19-02-2016, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  25. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 02:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,180
    09-12-2015, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  26. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,016
    13-10-2015, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  27. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 31-03-2013 11:59 PM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 4,485
    02-09-2015, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  28. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,712
    09-07-2015, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  29. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 25-06-2015 11:11 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,963
    30-06-2015, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  30. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 08:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,235
    18-06-2015, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  31. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,619
    16-04-2015, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  32. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 09:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 10,797
    19-03-2015, 04:39 PM Go to last post
  33. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 6,747
    17-02-2015, 04:07 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,292
    13-01-2015, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  34. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 02:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,271
    05-09-2014, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  35. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,778
    26-06-2014, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  36. 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: 20,244
    16-06-2014, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  37. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 09:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 3,699
    04-06-2014, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  38. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,478
    14-05-2014, 06:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,423
    06-05-2014, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  39. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,290
    26-04-2014, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  40. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,057
    26-01-2014, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  41. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 26-04-2013 11:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,344
    14-01-2014, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  42. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 09:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,470
    14-01-2014, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  43. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 2,642
    25-11-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  44. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,301
    15-11-2013, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  45. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 6,667
    29-10-2013, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  46. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 04:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 4,144
    08-10-2013, 12:38 AM Go to last post
  47. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 09:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,320
    07-10-2013, 09:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,489
    30-09-2013, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  48. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,748
    23-09-2013, 01:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,484
    20-09-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  49. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,358
    17-09-2013, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  50. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 09:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 3,794
    29-08-2013, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  51. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,417
    11-08-2013, 05:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 7,582
    10-08-2013, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  52. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 01:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,795
    25-07-2013, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,697
    15-07-2013, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  53. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 07:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 4,063
    13-07-2013, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  54. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 02:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,396
    12-07-2013, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  55. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 12:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,281
    17-05-2013, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  56. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 10:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 15,951
    12-05-2013, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  57. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,803
    07-05-2013, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  58. Big Island-Woodbend Wilderness

    Started by ralph60, 15-04-2013 08:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,611
    23-04-2013, 07:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,397
    08-04-2013, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  59. River Valley Zip Line///////

    Started by cnr67, 13-02-2013 05:19 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,571
    14-02-2013, 11:50 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,282
    21-12-2012, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  60. RIP Ghost glacier.

    Started by Replacement, 02-09-2012 12:38 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 6,433
    05-10-2012, 01:30 PM Go to last post
  61. Extending that summer feeling - street trees, etc.

    Started by KC, 22-09-2012 05:57 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,302
    22-09-2012, 05:57 AM Go to last post
  62. Moved: Beach on the North Saskatchewan

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

    Started by thrghbred<3, 23-08-2012 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,988
    27-08-2012, 07:46 AM Go to last post
  64. Best Beach???

    Started by TheGreatestX, 05-08-2012 10:59 PM
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 2,556
    21-08-2012, 09:13 AM Go to last post
  65. Why Cities Need More Central Parks

    Started by edmonton daily photo, 15-08-2012 11:22 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,388
    16-08-2012, 07:40 AM Go to last post
  66. Mobile parks!

    Started by edmonton daily photo, 02-08-2012 08:51 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,417
    04-08-2012, 05:47 PM Go to last post
  67. Buena Vista/Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park

    Started by jagators63, 14-07-2012 01:19 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,200
    27-07-2012, 07:46 PM Go to last post
  68. New Mountain Bike Park in Devon

    Started by Mike Lush, 02-11-2011 11:03 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,021
    09-07-2012, 01:04 PM Go to last post
  69. ďThe Root for Trees initiative

    Started by KC, 03-02-2012 12:04 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,817
    13-06-2012, 08:59 PM Go to last post
  70. Edmonton Queen

    Started by swood, 03-05-2012 03:35 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,280
    03-06-2012, 07:06 PM Go to last post
  71. Calgary: Clearing of trees is about jerks

    Started by KC, 12-05-2012 07:51 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,211
    22-05-2012, 02:55 PM Go to last post

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