Known for its community enthusiasm, volunteerism and support, the Red Deer Region stands behind its athletes and fulfills its commitment to hosting great events. Red Deer has hosted numerous major national and international events including the 2016 MasterCard Memorial Cup, the 2004 & 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts and the World Curling Championships.
The region is also home to the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, Canyon Ski Resort, Westerner Park (home of the ENMAX Centrium), Servus Arena, Collicutt Centre, GH Dawe Community Centre, and the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre at Red Deer College. Advantageously situated midway between Edmonton and Calgary, and only an hour’s drive from each city’s international airport, Red Deer’s convenience along with the many great trade show, agriculture, entertainment and sports facilities, make it an ideal host for a variety of sports and cultural events.
From the many great sporting events we’ve hosted in the past to the ones we’re excited to host in the coming years; Red Deer has become a leader in Canadian sports tourism.Learn More About Hosting Your Event Here >
We have had the pleasure of hosting or are looking forward to hosting the following events:
Westerner Park is central Alberta’s premiere event destination, and hosts more than 1,500 sporting and trade events annually including over 17 major equestrians’ events.
Beyond facilities and an advantageous proximity, midway between Calgary and Edmonton, what positions the Red Deer Region as an event host is the admirable accommodations inventory, which surpasses that of other similar sized urban centres.
There’s a great variety and number of accommodations to host visitors in the Red Deer region of which all are high-quality and all at very reasonable costs.
If you haven’t been bowling yet in Red Deer, we know you’ll want to come out to Heritage Lanes. We are the only destination if you want to have good, old-fashioned fun with your friends and family! Planning an event that you want to go smoothly and be a great time? Look no further than Heritage Lanes where there’s something for everyone. With plenty of bowling lanes, an arcade, and a large event space with a stage, we are the perfect destination for all different types of people. At Herita
6200 67 A Street, #8
Discovery Canyon Park is a seasonal water park located inside the River Bend Golf and Recreation Area. It features a natural river-fed water pool, playground area, concession, and washrooms. On a hot summer day enjoy bubbling pools of water, trickling rivulets and a lagoon at the bottom of the canyon. Water is pumped up from the lake below and splashes and bubbles its way down grass and tree-lined riffles. Bring your own tube or rent one from the concession. Tubes sizes can only be betw
3800 RiverBend Drive
The wait is over for Red Deer to have its very own climbing gym. Lessons for all ages as well as week long half-day camps throughout the summer for both 6-8 year olds and 9-12 year olds will get your climbing. On Tuesday evenings from 7:00 – 8:30 we offer a Belay Buddy Night. This is the night that we have volunteer belayers in the facility to help get you up the wall if you don’t have a partner or don’t know how to belay. No experience necessary, this is a great night to check out cli
108 33 McKenzie Crescent
Home to three local sports – soccer, baseball and slo-pitch. These facilities are used for training and competition for each sport and have amenities for participants and visitors.
6905 Edgar Industrial Drive
Home of Red Deer Curling! Facility includes curling, meeting rooms, lounge.
4725 43 Street
The new Servus Arena opened in 2018 in downtown Red Deer. Located next to the Pidherney Curling Centre, the Servus Arena is fully accessible and features a NHL size rink, room-temperature seating, a two lane walking track, a concession, meeting space, plenty of team spaces and designated warm up areas. On the first Thursday of every month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. throughout the winter season, the entire community of Red Deer is invited to take part in free skating at Servus Arena!
4725 43 Street
Setters Place at Great Chief Park features an outdoor synthetic regulation sized sports field lined for football and soccer and has ample outdoor seating. Overlooking the field is a three story fully accessible pavilion building with views of the Red Deer River and downtown, team change rooms, meeting space and a media/timekeeper area. During the winter a 400m outdoor natural ice speed skating oval is constructed on top of the synthetic turf.
4707 Fountain Drive
The downtown Recreation Centre is a great place to go for a swim. The facility boasts an indoor 25 m pool with hot tub, whirlpool and sauna, and steam room. Once summer arrives you and your family can bask in the sunshine and cool off in the 50 m outdoor pool which is complete with diving platforms and splash pool. Surrounding the facility is a beautiful park with picnic areas. Next to the centre is the Blue Grass Sod Farms Central Spray & Play. Get active with us and learn about Red Deer’
4501 47A Ave
The facility boasts a lane pool, therapy/play pool, and a separate dive tank. There is a small fitness area along with a great sauna to complete your workouts. Hours of Operation: Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday: 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday: CLOSED Holiday Weekends: CLOSED
51A Stand 38A Ave
Amazing water features at the G.H. Dawe Community Centre include a hot tub, lane pool, leisure pool with two waterslides and a splash pool. You can also enjoy working out in the fitness centre, skating or playing broom ball in the arena or enjoy a class in the fitness studio. Kids love the Dawe too and will have a blast in the child minding area. Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday: 6:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m.- 10 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.
56 Holt Street
Situated half way between Calgary and Edmonton, Meadowlands Golf Club is just a stone’s throw from Sylvan Lake and is the perfect location for any golf outing, be it work related, a family reunion or an afternoon with friends. Established in 1992 as a 9 hole course, Meadowlands Golf Club has come a long way from its adolescent beginnings. Today, the course offers 18 beautiful holes, with open fairways, tricky sand traps, water hazards and small, tough greens, and if you’re lucky, a g
3101 50 St
The Course at Lakewood is one of Alberta’s hidden gems. Located on the east side of picturesque Sylvan Lake and the vibrant resort town of the same name, this player friendly course runs through some of the most beautiful countryside in central Alberta. Whether you’re a recreational golfer looking for an afternoon or evening’s play or a scratch golfer looking to challenge your game, The Course at Lakewood offers something for everyone.
1237 Twp Rd 391
We have tree lined fairways, numerous sand traps and are considered a “Must Play” in Central Alberta. We are among the first to open and the last to close in Central Alberta, allowing lots of season to discover one of the best kept secrets in the area. We have a fully licensed restaurant, a practice facility, tournament tent and a 30 site campground. We are a recreational course that is very family and beginner friendly and would love to host your family or business group.
1750 18 Ave
Spirit Creek Golf & Country Club Spirit Creek is a public facility located in the Blindman River Valley, only 5 minutes from Red Deer. Our 18 hole golf course is nestled among hundreds of mature spruce where you’ll be sure to find deer, moose, elk, fox, eagles and even the odd golf ball. The front Valley 9 offers a wider fairway and a nice leisurely stroll thru the river valley. In contrast, the …back Creek 9 sees your elevation change on 6 of the 9 holes.
#10, 39156 RR 275
The Innisfail Golf Club is home to 3 challenging and scenic 9 hole golf courses, Aspen, Hazelwood and Spruce, and we have been the home for golf in Innisfail since 1924. Innisfail Golf Club offers the public the premier golf experiences in the Central Alberta area. Our facilities include, a brand new Clubhouse, with fresh menu, and the same casual small town atmosphere. Our fully stocked Pro-Shop along with the practice facilities make us the top facility in Central Alberta with 27 hol
6080 Lakewood Drive
Located just east of Red Deer on Highway 11 East, Balmoral Golf Course is a great course for all skill levels. If you are looking to play golf in a fun, friendly environment, we are the place for you. Our course was built in 1963 so it is a mature layout but still planned well for all abilities to enjoy.
27042 Hwy 11
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: Beginner or pro, you’ll enjoy over 3300 yards of challenging golf on our Par 36, professionally designed course. The layout features wide fairways, manicured greens and water features along eight of the nine holes, all shaped to perfection along sparkling Gleniffer Lake. After your morning round of golf, relax and enjoy lunch with a lake view in our 13,000 sq. ft. clubhouse. Club rentals, pull carts and power carts also available. Escape the crowded city greens and organize
35468 Rge Rd 30
We are a family friendly recreation centre serving the public park of Bower Ponds. From paddle boating, canoeing, kayaking and water balls, to ice skating, board games and hot chocolate, we offer a wide selection of family fun! For more details visit our website.
4715 Fountain Drive
Westerner Park provides premier facilities and services for trade, agriculture, sports and entertainment, conferences and meetings, while generating economic benefits for Central Alberta.
4847A 19 Street
The River Bend Golf and Recreation Area is a park node within the forested parkland and nestled next to the winding Red Deer River. In the winter, trails within the River Bend Golf and Recreation Area are groomed for both classic and skate skiing, and other multi-use activities including winter biking, snowshoeing and walking. In 2017 trails were widened, a stadium area and media/timing cabin were constructed, and the biathlon range was renovated. The golf course features an 18 hole championship
6700 RiverBend Drive
The Red Deer Rebels commemorated their 25th season in the Western Hockey League in 2017, and they had plenty of things to celebrate. The Rebels kicked off their inaugural season on September 25, 1992, and set a WHL record for most wins by an expansion club. The team won the Memorial Cup in 2001 and the WHL Eastern Conference Championship in 2002 and 2003. The Enmax Centrium has been the only home of the Rebels. It’s located on the Westerner Park grounds and is just a short drive from down
Red Deer is the ideal place to test your mettle and see what you’re really made of. In the process, you’ll find true adventure, have a fun time and feel a sense of accomplishment for stepping outside your comfort zone and challenging yourself. Red Deer is home to the trifecta of ways to test your toughness: Mud Hero Alberta Saturday August 11th and Sunday August 12rd - Mud Hero Alberta will be happening at Canyon Ski Resort. Mud Hero is the most fun you’ll ever have covered head-to-to
You do your thing. Leave the rest to us. Hey coach, take it easy on yourself and book the team in at the Ramada Red Deer. It’s close to where you play, has a fitness centre, waterslide, pool and free hot breakfast. You’ll even have time for a soak in the hot tub. Close to playing The Ramada Red Deer is right off the QEII, so before you get to hear all 99 wall-bottles fall, you’re already here. You’re welcome. And with the time you’ll save driving, you can ignite and inspire your tea