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Parks & Outdoor Recreation Areas

Notices and Alerts:

Spray parks are not turned on until 10 a.m. Should you use the facilities before this time, they will not spray water.

Outdoor Skating Rinks

While many residents are ready to hit the ice, outdoor skating are just starting to be ready for use. Please follow this page for updates or contact Pulse at 780-743-7000. 

Sno-Drifter Trail Closed - Draper Rd. to Saprae Creek


Residents that access the Sno-Drifter trail running from Draper Rd. to Saprae Creek has been closed and is not passable. Please avoid the area until further notice as the area is not safe for use.

Cree Road Play Structure

On Sept. 15, 2018, the play structure at the park on Cree Rd. will be fenced off until further notice, as it has been identified to be replaced. Stay tuned for updates to announce when this play structure has been replaced.

View the map or list of alternative outdoor play areas in the vicinity.

Birchwood Trails Update
Hikers and bikers are advised that Squirrel trail has been closed off temporarily between Moose and Evergreen trails. Please avoid the area and observe any posted signage. Squirrel Trail is anticipated to re-open soon. Thank you.

Borealis Spray Park Update
This park will be closed for major renovations during the summer of 2018. The spray park is scheduled to reopen in the summer of 2019. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we renovate the park to serve you better! 

During this renovation, we encourage you to visit one of our other spray parks listed below:

Here's a list of the parks and outdoor recreation areas in Fort McMurray:

BASKETBALL COURTS

  • Father Beauregard & Centre Boreal School Sites  ~  Abasand
  • Ecole Dickinsfield & Sister Mary Phillips School  ~  Dickinsfield
  • Biggs Avenue Park ~ Downtown
  • Dr. Clarke Father Turcotte School Sites ~ Downtown
  • Reidel Street next to Boys & Girls Club ~ Downtown
  • Birchwood School Site ~ Thickwood
  • Father Mercredi Community Field ~ Thickwood
  • St. Gabriel School Site ~ Thickwood
  • Timberlea & St Anne School Sites ~ Timberlea
  • Wood Buffalo Park ~ Wood Buffalo
  • Bird Crescent PUL ~ Thickwood
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BALL DIAMONDS

  • Father Beauregard & Centre Boreal School Sites ~ Abasand
  • Beacon Hill & Good Shepherd School ~ Beacon Hill
  • Ecole Dickinsfield & Sister Mary Phillips School ~ Dickinsfield
  • Composite High School Site (Corless Field) ~ Downtown
  • Dr. Clarke & Father Turcotte School Sites ~ Downtown
  • MacDonald Island Park ~ Downtown
  • Reidel Street next to Boys & Girls Club ~ Downtown
  • Greely Road School Site ~ Gregoire
  • Gregoire Park ~ Gregoire 
  • Birchwood School Site ~ Thickwood
  • Ecole St Paul & Thickwood School Sites ~ Thickwood
  • Father Mercredi Community Field ~ Thickwood
  • Ross Hennigar Park ~ Thickwood
  • St. Gabriel School Site ~ Thickwood
  • Westview School & Westwood School Sites ~ Thickwood
  • St. Martha School Site ~ Timberlea
  • Syncrude Athletic Park ~ Timberlea
  • Timberlea & St Anne School Site ~ Timberlea
  • J. Howard Pew Park ~ Waterways
  • St. Kateri School ~ Timberlea
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BIKING / CYCLING

  • Birchwood Trails ~ Thickwood - Timberlea
  • Bike Park ~ Silin Forest Road 
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BOARDED OUTDOOR RINKS 

Boarded rinks are built and maintained by the municipality. Weather permitting, municipal boarded rinks operate from mid-December until spring.

Note: Parks Services closes each rink daily for flooding and regular maintenance. After regular maintenance, the rinks will remain closed until frozen (approximately one to three hours, depending on weather).

  • Father Beauregard & Centre Boreal School Sites ~ Abasand
  • St. Gabriel School / Hinge Bay ~ Thickwood ~ OPEN
  • Syncrude Athletic Park ~ Timberlea
  • Timberlea & St Anne School Sites ~ Timberlea ~ OPEN
  • Waterways Community Park ~ Waterways
  • Greely Road School ~ Gregoire ~ OPEN
  • Stone Creek ~ Timberlea ~ OPEN
  • Vista Ridge ~ Saprae Creek
  • Janvier Boarded Rink ~ Janvier ~ Closed for the 2018/2019 season 
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BOAT LAUNCH

  • Snye Park ~ Downtown
  • Raphael Cree Boat Launch (north side) ~ Waterways
  • Tom Weber Boat Launch (south side) ~ Waterways
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  • MacDonald Island Park ~ Downtown
  • Birchwood School Site ~ Thickwood
  • Father Mercredi Community Field ~ Thickwood
  • Westwood School Site ~ Thickwood
  • Timberlea Community Park ~ Timberlea
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OFF LEASH DOG PARKS

  • Beacon Hill Drive ~ Beacon Hill
  • Gregoire Park ~ Gregoire
  • Beside Tom Weber Boat Launch (formerly Horse Pasture Park) ~ Waterways
  • St. Gabriel School Site ~ Thickwood
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PICNIC AREAS

  • Lions Park ~ Downtown
  • Snye Park ~ Downtown - BBQ pits provided
  • J. Howard Pew Park ~ Waterways
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SKATEBOARD PARKS

  • Simons & Lucas Park ~ Abasand
  • Casselman Lush Memorial Skate Park (Borealis Park) ~ Downtown
  • Syncrude Athletic Park ~ Timberlea
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SOCCER FIELDS

  • Beacon Hill & Good Shepherd Schools ~ Beacon Hill
  • Ecole Dickinsfield & Sister Mary Phillips School ~ Dickinsfield
  • Clearwater Soccer Park ~ Downtown
  • Composite High School Site (Corless Field) ~ Downtown
  • Dr. Clarke & Father Turcotte School Sites ~ Downtown
  • Reidel Street next to Boys & Girls Club ~ Downtown
  • Greely Road School Site ~ Gregoire
  • Gregoire Park ~ Gregoire
  • Ecole St Paul & Thickwood School Sites ~ Thickwood
  • St. Gabriel School Site ~ Thickwood
  • St. Martha School Site ~ Timberlea
  • Syncrude Athletic Park ~ Timberlea
  • Timberlea St Anne School Site ~ Timberlea
  • J. Howard Pew Park ~ Waterways
  • Wood Buffalo Park ~ Wood Buffalo
  • Timberlea Community Park ~ Timberlea
  • St. Kateri School ~ Timberlea
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SPRAY PARKS

  • Beacon Hill Spray Park ~ Beacon Hill
  • Borealis Spray Park ~ Borealis Park
  • Dr. K. P. Wong Waterpark ~ Syncrude Athletic Park ~ Timberlea
  • Grayling Terrace Park ~ Grayling Terrace 
  • J. Howard Pew Spray Park ~ Waterways
  • Lakewood Park ~ Timberlea 
  • Wood Buffalo Park ~ Wood Buffalo
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TENNIS COURTS

  • Father Beauregard & Centre Boreal School Sites ~ Abasand
  • Frank Lacroix Arena ~ Beacon Hill
  • Composite High School Site (Corless Field) ~ Downtown
  • Birchwood School Site ~ Thickwood
  • Brett Drive (next to Recycling Depot) ~ Timberlea
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VOLLEYBALL COURTS

  • Borealis Park ~ Downtown
  • Father Mercredi Community Field ~ Thickwood
  • Snye Park ~ Downtown

     

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CRICKET PITCHES

  • Syncrude Athletic Park ~ Timberlea
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RUNNING TRACKS

  • Timberlea Community Park ~ Timberlea (Also includes a Javelin Pitch)
  • Composite High School Site (Corless Field) ~ Downtown
  • Father Mercedi Community Field ~ Thickwood
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Contact Us to Book Facilities:

For facility booking (except for MacDonald Island Park), please call (780) 799-5865 or email: facility.bookings@rmwb.ca

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