Apple Fitness Centre at Ardrossan Recreation Complex

Wellness Centre

Indoor Track at Ardrossan Recreation Complex

Indoor Track

Youth Lounge at Ardrossan Recreation Complex

Youth Lounge

Apple Fitness Centre at Ardrossan Recreation Complex

Wellness Centre

Arena at Ardrossan Recreation Complex


Ardrossan Recreation Complex


80-1 Avenue, Ardrossan, AB T8E 2A2. Located 9km east of Sherwood Park: travel eastbound on Highway 16 or Baseline Road to Range Road 222.

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The Ardrossan Recreation Complex is located just off of Highway 16. Amenities include a fitness centre, twin arenas, indoor track, team training room, indoor playground, fitness studio, youth lounge, multi-purpose/meeting rooms, Love to Play room, curling rink (home to the Ardrossan Curling Club), and a multi-use, licensable, event hall.

Adjacent to the facility is the Ardrossan Regional Park, which offers many outdoor recreation opportunities including a spray park, playground, dog off-leash park, walking trails, skate park, ice skating pathway, and an outdoor skating rink.

Hours of operation

  • Mon - Fri: 5:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Sat - Sun: 6 a.m. - 9. p.m.                    Facility map

Holiday hours

July 1 Closed 
August 5 Closed 
September 2  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Ardrossan Recreation Complex amenities

  • Just minutes away in rural Strathcona County, the Wellness Centre and Track is located on the second floor of the Ardrossan Recreation Complex.

    The Wellness Centre features:

    • A full line of cardiovascular equipment which includes treadmills, powermills, ellipticals, bikes, and more
    • A wide variety of selectorized weight machines and free weights for a full body workout 
    • Stretching and body weight areas 
    • Outdoor fitness patio for functional workouts (open during warm and dry weather periods only)  
    • Drop-in group fitness classes including cycle, Zumba, yoga and more

    Enjoy support and free orientations from our knowledgeable and experienced wellness staff. 

    Check out our Fit for the Future orientation program for 10-13 year olds looking to use the wellness centre.

    The Track features:

    A three-lane track that measures 170 meters long (5.9 laps = 1 km). The track is designed to provide an indoor opportunity for everyone and is fully wheelchair accessible. 

    Children under 8-years-old must be actively supervised by an adult at all times (parents must be walking/running with their child). 



  • The Ardrossan Recreation Complex has two ice sheets (MacMillan Team Arena and Rusty McLean Memorial Arena).

    Note: activity time slots are currently required for shinny hockey and stick and skate at Ardrossan Recreation Complex. Book your time slot and learn more about skating times and locations.

    Ice booking information:

    Curling rink

    Ardrossan Recreation Complex features a curling rink with four sheets of ice, a viewing area and a licensed food service lounge.

  • Edutainment Centre
    Hours of Operation: Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily

    Children aged 10 years and younger will have an amazing time in the Edu-tainment Centre at Ardrossan Recreation Complex. 

    Note: Children under six must be accompanied by a responsible person 14 years or older at all times in the Edu-tainment Centre.

    Regular admission fees apply.

    Love to Play Room
    Do you dream of exploring science, building the ultimate fort or managing your very own kid-sized grocery store? Let your imagination run wild at Love to Play in the Ardrossan Recreation Complex! At Love to Play, we celebrate the power of play to ignite imaginations, foster creativity and nurture lifelong learning.

    Join us for our registered Preschool programs where learning and play collide in exciting ways or drop-in during our scheduled playtimes and unleash your creativity in our dynamic environment. Come, discover and let the adventure begin!

  • Introducing the ultimate hangout spot at Ardrossan Recreation Complex: the Youth Lounge! Embark on a journey of fun and excitement with an array of amenities at your fingertips:

    • Dive into epic gaming battles with our Nintendo Switch and Xbox consoles
    • Experience the nostalgia of classic arcade games on our retro arcade machine
    • Test your skills and agility with thrilling matches of bubble hockey, air hockey and foosball
    • Unleash your competitive spirit with a variety of board and card games


  • Fun Factory is a drop-in child-minding service for parents involved in activities located at Ardrossan Recreation Complex and Millennium Place. We provide a safe and caring environment for your children while you have some leisure time to participate in a healthy lifestyle. We will entertain your little ones with colouring, toys, playdough, puzzles and books!

    Please note: We will provide two weeks notice for any fee or schedule changes. 

Bookable spaces

Whether you are looking to host a small or large gathering, the Ardrossan Recreation Complex has the  perfect space for you! Choose from a variety of clean and inviting spaces to host your next function including weddings, banquets, birthdays, sports (ice rentals), meetings and more. 

Ardrossan Recreation Complex bookings

arc hall

Have an upcoming event? Book the hall, plan a meeting, host a birthday party, rent the ice and more!

Call 780-400-2084 for inquiries.

Recreation programs in Ardrossan

While the Ardrossan Recreation Complex offers many great opportunities for drop-in recreation, it's also outfitted to offer a large assortment of seasonal registered programs for rural residents.

Rural preschool, child and youth programs

Group of young children raising their hands in their air while looking at a preschool instructor

Did you know we offer rural preschool, child and youth programs at the Ardrossan Recreation Complex?

Strathcona County offers a variety of other seasonal program opportunities through the year at our various recreation and culture facilities.

Facility accessibility

The Ardrossan Recreation Complex is designed to be partially accessible for anyone with limited mobility. It features accessible parking lots, entrances with ramps, elevators and sledge hockey opportunities.

Accessible features

  • Parking

    • 8 accessible parking stalls
    • ramped curb access points from the parking lot to entrance points


    • main entrance (east) and north entrances have automated sliding doors
    • breeze-way entrance (south) has push button automated doors


    • elevator for second floor access into Wellness Centre/track
    • indoor ramp from north entrance to main lobby
    • accessible washrooms throughout
    • accessible customer service desk
    • accessible water fountains


    • accessible viewing
    • sledge hockey compatible

    Wellness Centre

    • accessible change room (with locking capability for privacy)
    • accessible track
    • accessible fitness equipment and spaces
    • mobility trained fitness staff


  • Children need to be supervised in our recreation facilities. How much supervision is required?

    Children under 6 years old must be accompanied by a responsible person who is 14 years of age or older, at all times while using the recreation centre. 

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Last updated: Thursday, June 13, 2024
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