Sports Fields, Diamonds and Courts

Enjoy your favourite outside activities or team sport on one of Red Deer's many outdoor amenities. We have over 150 playing fields ranging from performance level diamonds and fields located at Great Chief Park to diamonds and sport fields that can be booked for use and provide opportunities for groups of all ages and skill levels across a wide range of sports and some that are readily available at no charge.

Fly over view of road & fields

Great Chief Park

Great Chief Park is Red Deer’s premier outdoor sports park.

Red Deer Sportsfield Map (pdf)

Sports fields and diamonds are classified by size and level of service. Class A and B fields and diamonds are bookable and larger in size, regularly maintained and most appropriate for developmental sport and tournament. Classes C and D fields and diamonds can be used without booking or charge as these sites receive less regular maintenance, smaller in size and possibly located within a retention pond.

What type of sports use outdoor facilities?

  • Fields - Soccer, football, field lacrosse, rugby, cricket, quidditch, and ultimate frisbee
  • Diamonds - Baseball, softball, slo-pitch
  • Courts - Tennis, basketball, and pickleball

In addition, there are 34 neighbourhood tennis and basketball courts found throughout the city for casual, recreational use on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Fee and Access Options

If you're interested in booking Great Chief Park, or one of the various Class A or B sport fields, please email facilitybookings@reddeer.ca for more information on timelines and how to complete a rental application. Fees are applicable to games, practices, special events and tournaments.

News & Notices

Mayor Veer responds to 2020/2021 IIHF...

September 17, 2020

Today, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) and Hockey Canada announced the status of the 2020/2021 World Junior Hockey Championship, which was scheduled to take place in Red Deer and Edmonton this year.

Lane closures on Ross Street

September 17, 2020

Red Deer drivers can expect traffic disruptions downtown on Ross Street and 48 Avenue between September 21 and 25 due to construction in the area.

Transit full service starts

September 16, 2020

October 4 is the day: the new transit system will shift to full service capacity. On August 23, Red Deer Transit launched its new routes and schedules at a reduced level of service in response to COVID-19.