Swim, Skate, Toboggan & Rec Centres
These are all public facilities, so most of the amenities are pretty great with thoughtful features added in for all families. If you need clarity on accessibility options, click on the links or call the municipality.
*In light of Covid-19, it is still uncertain when all of these things will be open, and the situation may be fluid for some time to come. Some of it is up to the Chief Medical Officer of Health, some will be each municipality's decision. Please check in advance which facilities are open before you head out.
Splash Parks & Spray Decks
Spray parks don't usually have websites, but we've added links when we could find them. You should be able to find all these spots on Google Maps.
- Emerald Hills Leisure Centre - Emerald Hills is a modern building, designed with a more competitive swimmer in mind, but there are opportunities for leisure swimmers. Located in Emerald Hills Regional Park in Sherwood Park, you can also enjoy the walking/skating paths around the park, watch the ducks & geese, or take in a high school game of football.
- Harbour Pool - The pool offers a diving area, Tarzan ropes & other play opportunities. It is a well-loved recreation resource in the City of Fort Saskatchewan.
- Kinsmen Leisure Centre -Kids love the place with its dive tank, Tarzan rope and water slide. Built in 1975, the building was reto-fitted, so it is missing some modern amenities, but offers a great value.
- Millennium Place - Featuring a wave pool, lap pool, picnic area, playground and a lazy river! Modern facilities with other options for family adventure. Adults can go work out while kids are swimming. Teenagers can go hang out at the neighboring skate park. Millennium Place is a well-loved treasure in the community and typically quite busy.
The Best Skating Spots
- Ardrossan Recreation Complex (Ardrossan)
- Broadmoor Arena (Sherwood Park)
- Dow Centennial Centre (Fort Saskatchewan)
- Glen Allan Recreation Complex (Sherwood Park)
- Jubilee Recreation Centre Arena (Fort Saskatchewan)
- Millennium Place (Sherwood Park)
- Moyer Recreation Centre (Josephburg)
- Sherwood Park Arena (Sherwood Park)
- Sportsplex Arena (Fort Saskatchewan)
- Strathcona Olympiette Centre (Fultonvale)
Outdoor Rinks & Skate Ponds
"Snowbank" rink means it is non-boarded. Many of the regional outdoor rinks will have rink shacks (change rooms, etc.) available; most snowbank rinks will not.
McGhan Park and Mills Haven Outdoor Rinks have lights to 10 pm.
- Brentwood Outdoor Rink
- Kinsmen Park Outdoor Rink
- Sherwood Heights Outdoor Rink
- Strathcona Athletic Park Outdoor Rink
- Clover Bar Ranch Snowbank Rink
- Davidson Creek Snowbank Rink
- Fountain Creek Park Snowbank Rink
- Heritage Hills Snowbank Rink
- McPherson Park Snowbank Rink
- Rainbow Park Snowbank Rink
Rural Outdoor Rinks
- Astotin Lake, Elk Island National Park
- Deville/North Cooking Lake
- Collingwood Cove
Rural Snowbank Rinks
- Colchester School
- Hastings Lake (Community Hall)
- South Cooking Lake
- Cowan Skating Pathway at Emerald Hills Regional Park - Sherwood Park
- Sin Bin Skating Track at Broadmoor Lake Park - Sherwood Park
- South Cooking Lake Skating Pathway - South Cooking Lake
There are lots of little spots, but these are the municipality endorsed spots. *Please let us know which ones we should add to the list!
Fort Saskatchewan enjoys five different toboggan hills - West River's Edge, Westpark Drive, Rotary Amphitheatre, Lions' Campground and Langworthy. Here's a link to the map - Fort Saskatchewan Toboggan Hills.
Sherwood Park residents enjoy eight different hills - Cottonwood Park, Clarkdale Lake, Estates of Sherwood Park, Florian Park, Greengrove Park, McGhan Park, Strathcona Athletic Park and Broadmoor Public Golf Course. Sherwood Park Toboggan Hills.