Activity Guide

Use our activity and program guide to find aquatics, arts and culture, clubs, family and community, fitness and wellness, and sports programs in Red Deer. Then use our online registration tool to book your spot.
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View the current Activity Guide

2017 Fall Activity Guide (pdf)

What is the Activity Guide?

The guide is published in March, August and December of each year. The Guide contains information about aquatics, arts and culture, clubs, family and community, fitness and wellness, and sports programs offered throughout the city including descriptions of the classes, schedules, locations, and prices.

Where can I get a printed copy of the Guide?

Activity Guides are delivered to homes in Red Deer and Red Deer County in March, August and December when the latest activity guide is available. You can also pick up a printed copy of the Activity and  Program Guide at any of these locations:

  • City Hall
  • Collicutt Centre
  • Culture Services Centre
  • G.H. Dawe Community Centre
  • Recreation Centre

Activities Search and Registration

Do you have specific criteria that makes finding a program difficult? You can now search for activities, programs and courses in an easy and mobile friendly manner. Search by facility, program, age group, time of day or day of the week. Once you find your activity, program or course, a simple click of a button allows you to register directly in look n book.

Ready to register?

Visit our registration page for more information on how to register for programs.

For City programs:

There are three ways to register:

  • Register online through look n book
  • by phone 403-309-8411
  • or in-person at a recreation facility

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For non-City programs:

Contact the community organization that offers the program via the contact information provided in the program listing of the current Activity Guide.

Want to advertise in the Guide?

The Guide is produced three times a year and provides advertising and promotional opportunities for clubs, businesses and not-for-profit organizations. To find out more about this great community promotional tool, email us or call 403-342-8147.

Advertising Rate Sheet (pdf)
Ad and Listing Style Guide (pdf)
Ad Size Guide (pdf)

Upcoming submission deadlines:

2018 Winter Activity Guide – Friday, September 22, 2017
2018 Spring & Summer Activity Guide – January 2, 2018 (subject to change)
2018 Fall Activity Guide – June 2018

Activity Guide general timelines:

Spring & Summer

Submission deadline: First week of January
Distribution: Early March
Displayed from mid-March through July


Submission deadline: First week of June
Distribution: Early August
Displayed from mid-August through November 


Submission deadline: Late September
Distribution: Early December
Displayed from early December to March

To receive updates or information about advertising in the Activity Guide, including timelines and key deadlines, register at Click the green button and select "Activity Guide - Commercial Advertiser" on the submission form.