Free recreation opportunities

Little girl in snowsuit, snow boots and helmet sitting in the snow on a blue toboggan.

Outdoor trails

Beaverhills Biosphere

Parks and playgrounds

Dog off-leash areas

  • Take your dog for a walk in of the County's well maintained, off-leash areas.

Tobogganing - seasonal

  • Here's a list of toboggan hills in Strathcona County. Grab your sled and head out to a local hill for some great tobogganing fun.

Outdoor skating - seasonal

  • Outdoor rinks are scheduled to open mid-December, weather dependent.

Cross country skiing in green spaces - seasonal

  • Make your own tracks and go cross country skiing in one of Strathcona County's parks or green spaces. 
  • Please note: trail passes are required for cross country skiing at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre.


Art in the County

  • Admission to Strathcona County's art gallery, Gallery@501, is free (suggested donation only). Gallery@501 is located in the Community Centre (Sherwood Park) and have scheduled new exhibits and programs throughout the year.
  • Check out the extensive public art collection throughout Strathcona County. Discover our collection of murals, sculptures and other treasures. Presently, the collection houses over 350 artworks including 46 works by youth and 39 public art pieces.

Everybody Gets to Play, Play Days - seasonal

  • Free, outdoor family friendly activities scheduled throughout the year. 

Scheduled free activities

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Last updated: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
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