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

Plows are ready to roll into...

January 16, 2020

City crews are gearing up to start Snow Zone Plowing and residents are reminded to sign up for Snow Zone Alerts to get text, email, and phone call reminders before they need to move their vehicles off the street.

Red Deer to launch digital archives...

January 14, 2020

Red Deerians are invited to explore our city’s heritage via the digital archives collection that will launch this month on a new web site hosted by Preservica.

2020 Operating Budget approved with dire

January 13, 2020

After five days of deliberations, City Council approved a $389 million Operating Budget, reducing the proposed 2.49 per cent tax increase to 1.26 per cent with direction to identify further savings to reduce to 0.97 per cent.