Discovery Canyon

Every Day is an Adventure

Families that play together build memories together.  Whether it’s a trip to the beach, an afternoon at a splash park or a visit to a farm, your kids will love discovering the Red Deer region. There are a multitude of activities, events and attractions for young families to enjoy and the best part is that many are completely free of charge.

Things You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

Red Deer region has an abundance of events and attractions for families including many that are completely unique.

Summer School.  Red Deer College has amazing summer day camps that focus on sports, music, dance and many other interests. Kids can build a soapbox racer, design and build their own robot, learn to cook with a chef and much more.

Circus School. CentreFest, the Red Deer Street Performers Festival, has wonderful outdoor entertainment and Circus School for kids who want to learn to juggle or walk a tight rope.

Life’s a Beach. Kids love camping, swimming in the lake and building sand castles at Aspen Beach, Sylvan Lake or Pine Lake – some of the nicest beaches in Alberta.

Make a Splash. There are five splash parks in Red Deer and more in the surrounding communities. Under reconstruction for the 2016 season, Discovery Canyon is one of the most unique municipal water parks in the province and needs to be in your plans for a return visit.

Peaceful Playgrounds. You won’t want to miss Imagination Grove Nature Playground and the new interactive and accessible musical playground Harmony Garden at Kerry Wood Nature Centre.

Kid-Friendly Museums. Interactive museums make it fun to explore and discover history with your family. Kids particularly enjoy visiting the animals at Sunnybrook Farm Museum, a real pioneer farm right inside the city, and the Alberta Sport Hall of Fame & Museum to discover famous Alberta sports celebrities.

Whatever your family’s interests are, you’ll find plenty of great ways to make memories together here in the Red Deer region.