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Registration for added recreation and culture opportunities begins on Thursday, June 10

June 8, 2021 2:04 PM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

As the province heads towards Stage Two of their reopening plan, The City of Red Deer prepares to welcome the community back to recreation, arts and culture facilities. Recreation and culture facilities open for pre-registered public use beginning on Monday, June 14.

New registered programs will be viewable on Look ‘n Book after 4:30pm today, Tuesday, June 8. Registration opens Thursday, June 10 at 12:00 noon for programs beginning on Monday, June 14.

Activity Reservations are required for all facility use and are available up to seven days in advance on Look ‘n Book. Activities are viewable on Look ‘n Book now. 

In accordance with provincial guidelines, the following opportunities will be available to the public as of Monday, June 14 in addition to the opportunities already on offer:

  • Private swim lessons
  • Lifesaving and aquatics leadership programs
  • Activity Reservations for lane swim, water aerobics and public swimming at the
    Recreation Centre (both indoor and outdoor pools) and Collicutt Centre. Construction of the GH Dawe Community Centre upgrades began in May, 2021. As such, the aquatic centre will reopen to the community mid-August. Visit www.reddeer.ca/DaweProject for more information.
  • Fitness opportunities at the G.H. Dawe Community Centre, Recreation Centre and Collicutt Centre with additional outdoor and virtual opportunities as well
  • Individual Activity Reservations for sport opportunities in the gymnasium and fieldhouse for badminton, basketball, pickleball and volleyball
  • Youth and adult team sport have access to indoor facilities once again

“We are happy to be entering the next stage of the provincial plan, and to welcome our community back with added recreation and culture opportunities,” says Barb McKee, Recreation Superintendent. “Our opportunities continue to grow as we work within the provincial restrictions. The best way for our guests to stay current on our offerings, is to stay tuned to Look ‘n Book and MyActivity Guide for upcoming opportunities.”

All individual Activity Reservations are available through the Value Pass option for $27 per month. This pass allows customers to access outdoor fitness, virtual fitness, lane swimming, public swimming, indoor fitness, sport courts and all other individual Activity Reservations for one monthly fee.

In an effort to provide more opportunities for public use, individual Activity Reservations, and to accommodate community sport organizations, Household Activity Reservations will discontinue.

Week-long summer day camps are available for registration now at www.reddeer.ca/daycamps. Half-day and full-day options will be offered in Stage Three of the provincial reopening plan.

For the most up-to-date program and activity information, and to register, please visit Look ‘n Book. Alternatively, customers can create their own custom Activity Guide to view the programs specific to their family at www.reddeer.ca/MyActivityGuide.

For more information please visit www.reddeer.ca/RecUpdate.

For more information, please contact:

Corporate Communications
The City of Red Deer

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