Facility and Park Rentals

How to Book a Facility or Park

Single-Use/Short-term Rentals

Looking for the perfect venue for a special event, birthday party, team wind-up, corporate meeting, outdoor wedding, family reunion, conference or trade show? We will help you find the right meeting room, gym, pool, soccer pitch, climbing wall, park, and more.

These types of rentals can be made throughout the year by contacting a Facility Booking Specialist, who will ask you for details of your planned event, discuss booking opportunities and amenities, and walk you through the booking process.

Multi-Use/Seasonal Rentals

Looking to book a sports space for a clinic, tournament, or sport season? We'll do our best to help you find the right ice arena, community sports field, pool and indoor dry space. These bookings are done twice a year during our two booking seasons; spring-summer and fall-winter. Watch for our public service announcements in October and February to submit your application for a rental space. The majority of applications are accepted during these two periods. Following the application deadlines, bookings are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis; space permitting.

Online Application

*For multi-use and seasonal rentals.

How did we do?

We want to hear from you. Please take a few moments and complete our Special Event Feedback Form.

Contact Information

Email us at facilitybookings@reddeer.ca or call 403-309-8411.

Resources

Facility Rental Permit Terms & Conditions (pdf)

Neighbourhood Activity Centres

Outdoor Weddings

Special Event Permit Application

Recreation Section Guidelines for the use of Aquatic Facilities (pdf)

Arena User Guidelines (pdf)

Dry Space User Guidelines (pdf)

Special Event Feedback Form - Bookings

You’ll need a special event permit if you plan on hosting an event on City property.

Please refer to Special Event Permit Bylaw No. 3572/2016

Application Deadlines

Depending on the type of event you’re hosting, you’ll need to apply for a permit between two to four months before the event.

Type of EventApplication Deadline
Events held on major roadways 4 months prior to the event
Events that require special approvals 4 months prior to the event
Events held on all other roadways 3 months prior to the event
Events held on all other City property 2 months prior to the event

Application Process

To apply for a special event permit, submit and send in a Special Event Permit Application Form (pdf) .

Apply:

  • By Email: specialeventpermits@reddeer.ca
  • In Person: Inspections & Licensing, 4914 - 48 Avenue
  • By Mail: The City of Red Deer
    P.O. Box 5008
    Red Deer, AB T4N 3T4

Business Licensing may be required. Visit our Licences section for more details.

For more information, call Inspections & Licensing at 403-342-8190 or visit us on the third floor of City Hall between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

News & Notices

Council considers pricing structure ...

October 15, 2018

Residents will be able to customize their Blue and Black Cart collection system to meet their household waste needs and also influence their utility rates, as outlined tonight during first reading of the Utility Bylaw amendment (3606/2018).

The City will explore annexation

October 15, 2018

At tonight’s regular City Council meeting, a motion was approved that gives The City direction to explore the merits of annexation.

Red Deerians invited to participate ...

October 12, 2018

“On behalf of the City Manager recruitment team, I encourage all residents of Red Deer to participate in consultations that will help define the characteristics, attributes, and skills the next City Manager should possess.