6 Obstacle Course Races to Try and Conquer in 2016

Mud Hero Alberta

Get out and challenge yourself! Red Deer hosts 6 different obstacle course races this summer which are sure to be more than exciting! There’s sure to be one that fits your skill level and schedule…   1 – Polar Bear Dip – February 13 If jumping into an ice cold lake sounds like a thrill, Sylvan Lake might just have the … Read More

Golf Like a Pro at The Nursery Golf & Country Club

The Nursery Golf & Country Club

Think you have what it takes to become the next member of the PGA?  Or are you simply looking forward to that nineteenth hole?  Regardless of your skill level – whether you’re the master of the hole in one or abuse your mulligan privileges – head to The Nursery Golf & Country Club and enjoy a round!

We celebrate Central Alberta golf: Three signature holes

In celebration of the many amazing golf courses in and around Red Deer, we bring you three of Central Alberta’s signature holes. Wind, sand and knee-high grasses Wolf Creek Golf Resort in Ponoka is one of Alberta’s best and most unique courses. It’s an old world Scottish-style links course with the challenges of sandy dunes, knee-high grasses and a wild … Read More

Earn your bragging rights on Canada’s longest golf hole

Remember that time you got that hole in one and you talked about it for months? You know what, even if it was glow-in-the-dark mini-golf, it was pretty awesome. Well, we’ve got a new way to earn your bragging rights – conquer Canada’s longest golf hole at The Nursery Golf & Country Club in Central Alberta. 41,000 trees is a … Read More

A Camping Getaway in Central Alberta

Let me paint you a picture. After a long day building sandcastles on the beach and burying dad in the sand, you return to your campsite in the trees, watch mom light a monster campfire (she was a girl guide), roast wienies, toast marshmallows and swap spooky stories under the sparkling stars. Since there are a whopping 35 campgrounds in … Read More

Central Alberta Golfing Destinations

Golf courses are abundant in the Red Deer Region. With over two dozen courses within a hour drive, golfers of all skill levels are sure to find a place to play. Some of Alberta’s finest golf courses are located within a short drive of Red Deer. Wolf Creek Golf Resort in Ponoka has played host to a number of high … Read More

Calling all Shredders and Powder Hounds…

It’s your first run of the day. You stand at the top of the Snow Bowl looking down the big bank sides to the deep valley below. You are surrounded by fresh sparkling powder and lots and lots of trees. It feels like the mountains, except that you are smack dab in the middle of the prairies, only 8 minutes … Read More

A night with the Red Deer Belladonnas

My sister and I grab a brew and a dog and snag seats in the riser behind the plexiglass. The very brave have set their lawn chairs in the primo spots down by the track, but Mish and I (being newbies) are not so fearless. The whistle blows one, two, three times and girls in fishnets, short shorts and elbow … Read More

Top 10 – Things to do at Waskasoo

Get on your bikes and ride! Or rollerblade, jog, canoe or take a carriage through Red Deer’s massive Waskasoo Park. Stop by the nature centre, visit an old fort, let puppy run off some energy at the off-leash dog park and much, much more. Here are our top 10 picks for what to do at Waskasoo. 1. If you are … Read More