Free recreation opportunities

There are lots of opportunities to be active and have fun without having to pull out your bank card! So grab your runners, racquet or swim suit and join in the fun!

Scheduled free activities

View all events in the community calendar

Spring-time fun (April to June)

Indoor fun

  • Children under 2 years old do not pay admission fees to any recreation facility.

Art Gallery

  • Did you know that admission to Strathcona County's art gallery 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.
  • Have you checked out the extensive public art collection? 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.

Disc golf

  • Disc golf similar to regular golf, but instead of using golf clubs and balls, disc golf uses discs. Bring your discs to the Strathcona Wilderness Centre to play for free. Seasonal rentals are available.


  • Tennis, volleyball, pickleball, handball and basketball provide great opportunities for friends to get together and have fun. These courts are free to use unless there is a booking. To book an outdoor court, email

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Last updated: Friday, May 03, 2019
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