Parks and Recreation

There are a number of valuable community organizations that cater to just about every age and every interest the public may have.  These groups and facilities, such as the Redcliff Public Library, the Senior Centre, Redcliff Youth Centre, and the Redcliff Curling Club all help to make Redcliff a complete and well-rounded community.

While it does not include an exhaustive list, information on a number of these groups can be found by accessing our Community Directory put out by our Community Services Department each year.

Sports and recreation are an integral part of the community and contribute to our quality of life.  Opportunities to stay fit and have fun in Redcliff are endless no matter what time of year!  Our beautiful parks and trails, golf course, aquatic centre, and many other recreational programs and facilities will appeal to our lifelong resident or visiting guest.

Redcliff is a community with a variety of neighbourhoods, from older charming areas to newer residential subdivisions.  Wherever you might live or be visiting you will undoubtedly be close to fantastic parks, modern playgrounds, inviting trails, and all sorts of recreational opportunities.

Aquatic Centre

This million dollar facility features a heated 25m outdoor pool with varying depths from 1m – 3.6m.  There is also a heated children’s pool with a brand new water play structure.  Qualified and talented lifeguards ensure the safety of all users as well as provide lessons throughout the summer.  There are a variety of admission options available including a free Sunday Family Swim sponsored by the Medicine Hat Kinsmen Club!

Ball Diamonds

Redcliff is proud to offer four Ball diamonds, 1 set up for Little League, 3 set up for Softball.  The main diamond features lights and announcers booth with a small concession stand which is available for rent.  The batting cage is located nearby for extra practice and warm-ups!  There are washroom facilities and parking, diamonds are adjacent to the campground.  This is a great location for weekend tournaments and dog agility shows.

The diamonds are open April 1 to September 30 (weather dependent) and you can find our schedule & fees here.

Campground

Redcliff Campground welcomes you with 14 sites in a quiet location with fire pits and picnic tables.  We have three drive-through sites and 11 sites for tents or large RV’s.  Services offered include washroom and shower facilities, sewer dump, fresh water and 15 amp electrical services.  An overflow camping area is available.

The campground is open from approximately May 1 – October 15 on an honour pay system, first come first served for sites.

Redcliff Riverview Golf Club

This 18 hole facility is truly a great asset to our community with its fantastic views and fair test. Riverview is not to be missed by residents and visitors alike. To find out more about Riverview Golf Club you can visit their website at www.golfriverview.com

Off-Leash Area

Redcliff prides itself on providing recreational opportunities for our citizens with four legs as well as two!  While we certainly encourage citizens to enjoy our trails with their pets, we would remind them that almost all trails and parks within Redcliff are to be enjoyed by pets while on a leash according to Town Bylaws.  The exception to this is within the Off-Leash area.  We encourage owners and pets to take advantage of this area (see below for location) for wonderful exercise and companionship!

Lions Park

This beautiful park consists of 3.77 acres of large open space surrounded by mature trees.  Developed by the Lions Club, with continued contributions, this is truly a gem within our Town and a great place for special events. Lions Park is also the site of the old Town water tower.  Other amenities at the park include:

  • 3 horseshoe pits
  •  Traditional playground equipment that was recently updated in 2012
  • Water splash park (note that the water does not come on if the temperature is less than 19 degrees Celsius)
  • Kitchen facilities available to the public (Contact the Community Services department at 403-548-3232 for booking)
  • Washrooms
  • Picnic tables and a variety of eating areas
River Valley Park
River Road SW, Redcliff, AB T0J2P0

This park is located adjacent to the South Saskatchewan River in the southwest portion of our Town at the bottom of River Road. This scenic area of approximately 3 acres includes young trees as well as mature cottonwoods, river cliffs, prairie lands, a picnic area, fire pits, washrooms, camp kitchen, and developed paved trails.  Many utilize this park and area for fishing and enjoying all that nature has to offer by taking in our famous scenery while hiking or biking.

Royal Canadian Legion Memorial Park
Royal Canadian Legion Memorial Park, Redcliff AB

Located in the 100 Block between 2nd and 3rd St. SE this mature green space provides a great escape close to the heart of downtown Redcliff.  There are benches, a basketball court, as well as a memorial cairn dedicated to the memory of those veterans who have served our country and community.

Playgrounds

NE Tot Park
NW Tot Park
Rolling Mill Park
Cody Snyder Park
Aggie Mallard Park
Hermann Wahl Park
Kipling Park

Green Spaces

East Side Park
River View Park
Birch Court
Trukkers

Rec-Tangle Arena

Situated on a single town block the arena serves a variety of users across the region.  Main users of this facility include Redcliff Minor Hockey Association, Redcliff Skating Club, Public Skating  (sponsored by the Medicine Hat Kinsmen Club), and casual rentals.  The facility includes:

  • 4 dressing rooms with washrooms/showers
  • A new designated female dressing room
  • Regulation ice surface
  • Official’s dressing room/showers
  • Concession booth
  • Storage area for major uses
  • Upstairs meeting room and large multi-purpose dividable room
Tennis Courts

Come out and enjoy Redcliff’s two tennis courts that can also be used for pickle ball!  The courts are free for public use from April 1 – October 31 (weather dependent).  Lighting and a spectator stand is available for an upgraded playing experience.  The courts are conveniently located next to a playground and picnic tables.

Biking and Walking Trails

Redcliff possesses a network of trails that offer breathtaking views, easily motivating citizens to take advantage of them whether out for a leisurely stroll, run, or bike ride.  Our trails also provide a number of benches, again to enjoy the views, as well as interpretive panels to educate users on a variety of wildlife and vegetation.

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