School and Playground Zones
School Zones and Playground Zones in Red Deer follow custom times that are simple and easy to remember. Effective times are posted on every sign to remind drivers to slow down and drive with caution.
School Zone - 30 km/h
Speed restrictions in school zones are effective 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on school days only. To make the changes easier for drivers, all signs are equipped with a time tab noting the effective times of that zone.
Playground Zone - 30 km/h
Speed restrictions in playground zones are now effective 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. every day. To make the changes easier for drivers, all signs are equipped with a time tab noting the effective times of that zone.
Playground Area - 50 km/h (or previously posted limit)
There are no speed restrictions or set hours in playground areas. Drivers are advised to use caution as there may be children and increased pedestrian activity nearby.