Outdoor Water Fun

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Blue Grass Sod Farms Central Spray and Play

Location: Northwest corner of Rotary Recreation Park.
About: Pack a lunch, lay a blanket or bring your favourite lawn chair while your kids spray and play at this popular railway and river-themed Rotary Recreation Park feature with full water filtration and disinfection system.
Hours of Operation: This facility is anticipated to open mid-July, with restrictions.

Phone (Recreation Centre): 403-309-8428

Bower Ponds

Location: 4707 Fountain Drive
About: Paddleboats, kayaks, canoes and water balls are available for rental in the warm summer months.
Hours of Operation: See the Bower Ponds web page.

Discovery Canyon

Location: River Bend Recreation Area, 3.5 km north of 30 Avenue from 67 Street.
About: Features a tube run and a beach-like wading area. Tube rentals, playground and concession are also available. This feature‚Äôs water is not treated as it is sourced naturally from the Red Deer River.
Hours of Operation: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this facility will remain closed for the 2020 summer season.

For more information, please contact the River Bend Golf and Recreation Area at 403-343-6341 ext. 105. 

Kin Kanyon spray fountain

Location: Just off 32 Street on 47 Avenue in the Kin Kanyon picnic area.
About: This feature is drained and cleaned every night around 6 p.m. The water used in this play area is the same treated water that we all get from our taps.
Hours of Operation: This facility is anticipated to open in mid-July, with restrictions. It will open on days when the temperature is 18 degrees Celsius or higher, with winds less than 20 kilometres per hour.

Recreation Centre Outdoor Pool

Location: 4501 - 47A Ave
About: The Recreation Centre outdoor pool is a perfect place to beat the heat with family and friends. Features a 50m, six-lane pool as well as a zero depth leisure pool with children's slide and three spray features, and large deck area with numerous chairs and loungers available for public use as well as a few tables and stationary benches.
Hours of Operation: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the outdoor pool will remain closed for the 2020 season.


For more information about water features in Red Deer's parks or to report any issues, call the Parks Amenities Section at 403-342-8299.