Municipal parks and out of doors recreation areas prepared for summer time!

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Splish Splash into the long weekend when certain Spray Parks open

Summer is upon us, the grass and trees are turning green, and local governments are working hard to get parks and outdoor recreation areas ready for the season.

Explore outdoor recreational facilities and check their status

From playgrounds and spray parks to tennis courts and extensive hiking trails, there are many opportunities for outdoor activities in the region.

Use the parks and facilities map to find outdoor recreation facilities near you and to check if they are open or closed.

Spray parks open for the long weekend

From May 20, the spray parks will be open and available every day from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m

Opening:

  • Borealis Spray Park
  • Howard Pew Spray Park
  • Frank Lacroix spray park
  • Parsons Creek North Spray Park
  • Wood Buffalo Spray Park

Closed:

  • Syncrude Athletic Park – KP Wong Spray Park
  • Lakewood Spray Park
  • Grayling Terrace Spray Park

Crews are currently making repairs and ensuring equipment is safe in the closed spray parks.

While enjoying the Spray Parks, please be courteous to others and obey all posted signs.

Etiquette for parks and trails

The outdoor recreation areas in the region are a highlight every summer! Please use the communal facilities responsibly and follow the rules in force so that they can be used by all.

  • Motorized vehicles may not be used in parks or on trails in the municipal service area.
  • All pets must be on a leash, except at off-leash dog parks.
  • Pick up after your pet.
  • Campfires are not allowed in parks or hiking trails and raise serious safety concerns. Fires are permitted in approved pits where no fire ban is in place.
  • Don’t pollute!

For more information on park and trail rules and etiquette, click here.

Maintenance of parks, fields, paths and green spaces

The community maintains over 50 parks, 55 athletic fields and diamonds, 85 miles of hiking trails, and 800 acres of green space. There is a lot going on every day including mowing, pruning, planting, weed and pest control, field rejuvenation, equipment maintenance and trail maintenance.

Improvements to outdoor recreation spaces

Among construction projects for 2022, the municipality will complete several outdoor recreation projects this summer, including playground renovations, pathway repairs, park improvements and Abasand OHV Stadium upgrades.

Visit rmwb.ca/construction to learn more about the exciting work and sign up for updates on building in the neighborhood

To learn more about parks and outdoor recreation areas, visit rmwb.ca/parks.

For more information, questions, or to raise something for the community, contact Pulse at 780-743-700 or 1-800-973-9663.