Category Archives: Recreation

Exciting New Skatepark Opens! Free Recreation!

June 2014 I want to share my excitement about the opening of the brand-new Fulton Ravine South Skatepark in my ward. There are only a few skate parks in all of Edmonton, and this brand new one is already very … Continue reading

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Better Bike Infrastructure

5 September, 2012 “Last Friday I joined a group of 300 or more cyclists who gathered to mourn the death of Isaak Kornelsen, the cyclist who had been killed the previous Monday while cycling on Whyte Avenue. I  think there … Continue reading

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Bike Corrals near Whyte Ave Just in Time for Fringe

24 August, 2012 The four bike corrals installed along Whyte Ave are a hit!  Ben was on hand to unveil the City’s three-month pilot project just in time for the Fringe Festival, and so far the response has been overwhelmingly … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth Park Workshop #2 – Aug 15, 2012

8 August, 2012 As you may already know, the City of Edmonton is in the process of developing a plan that will enhance Queen Elizabeth Park’s role as a city-wide destination park. In April, the City of Edmonton held its first public workshop … Continue reading

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River Day 2012 this Saturday at Rundle Park

Bring the whole family and learn how to fish or book a canoe lesson! This Saturday June 9th at Rundle Park ( 2909-113 Ave; access from Yellowhead Hwy or 113 Ave) There will also be a free pancake breakfast at 10 … Continue reading

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City Fire Ban Remains in Effect for May Long Weekend

May 18, 2012 Despite recent precipitation, the City of Edmonton fire ban on open burning and fireworks remains in effect due to dry conditions. Backyard fire pits that comply with the City’s Community Standards Bylaw, as well as fire pits and wood … Continue reading

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Inaugural Note from City Hall – October 2007

Councillor Henderson, from City Hall   I’d like to thank you all heartily for the various kinds of support you gave me during the recent election campaign.  Whether you gave of your time and skills, put up a sign, made … Continue reading

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Mill Creek and Queen Elizabeth Outdoor Pools Set to Open This Weekend!

http://www.edmonton.ca/attractions_recreation/sport_recreation/queen-elizabeth-outdoor-pool.aspx  

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Hardisty Fitness and Leisure Centre is Back and Better Than Ever! – March 2012

Hardisty Fitness and Leisure Centre is Back and Better Than Ever! 16 March, 2012 On March 7, Hardisty Fitness and Leisure Centre at 10535 65 St re-opened after a year of renovations and upgrades, and it is great to have … Continue reading

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