Life gets busy—we get it! To make things a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of fun things to do in Grande Prairie during the summer so you can make the most of every moment.
Splash parks are the perfect way to cool off this summer! Grande Prairie has two different splash parks to enjoy. Did we mention they’re free? Spray parks are open seasonally from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Check back here for the 2020 opening date.
- Lions Park Splash Park - 9933 90th Ave
- Muskoseepi Park Splash Park – Located in Muskoseepi Park near Ernie Radbourne Pavillion
Walking Trails and Loops
Explore Grande Prairie on foot! Our city boasts an excellent trail system with over 100 kilometres of asphalt, gravel and natural trails to explore. Here are 5 trails to explore when accessibility is a consideration. Most are paved and smooth, while a few provide a variety of surfaces.
- Muskoseepi Reservoir Trail - 3 km Loop
- Crystal Lake Trail - 4 km Loop
- Countryside South Trail - 4 km Loop
- Westgate Trail - 3 km Loop
- Pinnacle Ridge Trail - 2.5 km Loop
Want to explore more? Take a look at our Trails Maps to find a new walking route and check out our beautiful city! Click here for more trails.
Parks and Picnics
Get back to nature and even pack and enjoy an al fresco lunch for your visit to one of the city’s many parks and green spaces. For a full list of parks, playgrounds and sports fields click here.
Active Play is a FREE, drop-in, fitness and sport program using public outdoor space to inspire spontaneous play.
Monday – Friday
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Check back here for the 2020 Active Play schedule.
Events this Summer
Check back here for the 2020 events schedule!
Whether you’re learning the basics or working on your technique, the terrain at the South Bear Creek Bike Skills Park is suitable for riders of all ages and skill levels. The park offers features for anyone, from little striders to seasoned pros and is free to use. Click here to learn more.
Grande Prairie is home to two 18 hole Disc Golf Courses, one located in South Bear Creek Park and the other at Thrill Hill in Swanavon.
- South Bear Creek Disc Golf Course - Best suited to experienced disc golfers who can throw at least 300 feet
- Thrill Hill Disc Golf Course - Best suited to brand new players
Lawnbowling and Horseshoes
Test your skills at two of Muskoseepi's hidden gems! Located in the heart of Muskoseepi park is a lawn bowling facility and 12 horseshoe pits. For hours and equipment rentals click here.
Fishing in Muskoseepi Pond
You won't need to travel too far to cast a reel. The Muskoseepi Pond, located beside the Ernie Radbourne Pavilion, is stocked seasonally with trout by Alberta Fish and Wildlife. Learn more about fishing in Muskoseepi Park Pond here.