Red Deer’s Discovery Canyon

Red Deer’s Discovery Canyon

Kids love the fun of the lazy river at Red Deer's Discovery Canyon!
Find unique Alberta summer fun at Red Deer’s Discovery Canyon! Photo by Edmonton Playgrounds.

Looking for an iconic summer experience in Alberta? Float the day away at the lazy river at Red Deer’s Discovery Canyon! This unique recreation area features a lazy river that opens into a small water play area with a beach.

We love the beach at Red Deer's Discovery Canyon.
The beach and water play area. Photo by Edmonton Playgrounds.

Visitors can pay $6 for a wrist band which offers access to the tubes that are on site. Another option is to bring your own tube and enjoy the amenities for free! (The tube must meet specific size requirements and must have a centre hole. Find more information on the tube regulations HERE.)

Red Deer's Discovery Canyon has a fantastic playground!
There is a fantastic playground and toddler park too! Photo by Edmonton Playgrounds.

There is also a terrific playground on site! Last year we packed a cooler with lunch and snacks and enjoyed a full day in Red Deer! Don’t forget the sunscreen!

Float the day away!

  • WHERE: Discovery Canyon, River Bend Golf & Recreation Area, 3800 River Bend Drive, Red Deer Alberta
  • WHEN: Opens for the season June 1, 2024, weather permitting. Open daily 11am to 7pm
Edmonton Playgrounds explores the unique natural playground at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre.

Looking for more fun things for kids in Red Deer? We had a blast playing at the natural playground at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre! It’s one of the best playgrounds in Red Deer!

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