Central Alberta’s Playground

Town of Blackfalds

One of Canada’s youngest and fastest growing communities, the Town of Blackfalds has small town charm and big city facilities and amenities. This vibrant and lively community has wonderful festivals and events throughout the year and makes an ideal stop for families.

Blackfalds Activities & Travel Ideas

Play at the Abbey Centre

Check out the Abbey Centre, a cultural and recreational gem, where your whole family can have fun year-round:

  • Play in the outdoor aquatic centre with pool, water-slides and splash park
  • Explore the 3-story indoor play centre
  • Blow off steam with a fun court game in the field house
  • Enjoy live performances in the outdoor amphitheatre
Fun Family Festivals

Whether you are enjoying the Canada Day fireworks, watching the Blackfalds Days Parade, listening to live music or participating in the cool outdoor events at Winterfest, you’ll love the family-friendly events and celebrations in Blackfalds.

See Blackfalds’ community events calendar >

Summer Fun at Tayles Water Spray Park

There’s no better place to be on a hot summer day that this interactive spray park designed for ages 2 through 12. There are a variety of water spray features, a gazebo, picnic tables and attached playground.

Play Some Sports

With baseball diamonds, soccer fields, indoor and outdoor hockey arenas and skating rinks, there are plenty of places to be active in Blackfalds.

Totally Connected

Hop on your bike and ride the TransCanada Trail (TCT) from Blackfalds to Red Deer or Lacombe. Along the way, you’ll pass right through the Abbey Centre and the only indoor section of TCT in Canada.

Sk8 Park

All-Wheels Skateboard Plaza and Bike Skills Park. Features of these new 12-acre amenities include snakerun/flowbowl with escalating pockets, practice trails, ladder bridges, logs, pump track and jumps and much more!

Getting to Blackfalds