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Public Parking - Centre in the Park

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Centre in the Park is designed as a walkable, pedestrian-oriented community, supporting sustainable development with fewer roads and limited parking.

  • Environmentally - encourages less reliance on vehicles and helps reduce emissions
  • Socially - supports community connectedness, creating a friendly, vibrant atmosphere
  • Economically - applies a user-pay principal to help offset the cost of providing heated underground parking

A parking management plan is fairly new for Strathcona County, necessary to:

  • manage parking demands of visitors, library patrons, staff, students and residents
  • create parking stall turnover during peak periods through enforced time limits

Public parking includes no-charge street and outdoor surface lot parking, and paid underground parking at the Community Centre.

Outdoor parking – No charge

Festival Lane, Festival Avenue street parking

  • 2-hour time limit, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday–Friday
  • Library book drop parking on Festival Lane, 5-minute maximum, all times

North and West parking lots

  • 2-hour time limit, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday–Friday
  • Public may park in the staff parking areas in the north lot after 5 p.m. weekdays, and all day on weekends and holidays

East parking lot

  • 30-minute maximum, all times

Festival Place parking lot, Festival Way street parking

  • No time limit

Community Centre parkade

Public parking rates for underground parkade:

  • $2 per hour, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday–Friday (Parking Level P1)
  • $2 flat fee after 5 p.m. on weekdays, and on weekends and holidays (Parking Level P1 and P2)
  • Five handicap parking stalls, no charge, all times

Regular parkade hours of operation:

  • Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

During events restrictions/changes may apply.

Taking the bus

Further information

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays (closed Noon to 1 p.m.)

Last updated: Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Page ID: 37683