Revisit your childhood with your family.

Red Deer

1. Kerry Wood Nature Centre

Hours of Operation
Mon-Sun 10:00am – 5:00pm

(403) 346-2010

6300 45 Avenue
Red Deer, AB
T4N 3M4

About Kerry Wood Nature Centre

The Kerry Wood Nature Centre offers an extensive program of natural history interpretation, major special events, school/youth group and public programs, sleepovers, day camps and more. Come explore the Nature Centre and see our newly renovated exhibits, natural playground and music garden or simply go for a stroll on one of our fabulous nature trails in the Sanctuary.

2. Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sat-Sun 10:00am – 5:00pm

(403) 341-8614

4200 Queen Elizabeth II Highway #102
Red Deer, AB
T4N 1E3

About the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum provides a family friendly interactive experience. Be surprised at what you will discover inside. Have fun, laugh, play together and discover famous Alberta sports celebrities. Plan your birthday party, special events or corporate reception in a unique environment.

3. Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 10:00am – 4:30pm
Sat-Sun 12:00am – 4:30pm

(403) 309-8405

4525 47A Avenue
Red Deer, AB
T4N 6Z6

About Red Deer Museum + Art

MAGsparks – participants experience numerous art forms including drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture. Clay is offered during the summer. Professional artists on staff are in the studio to help with projects. The program offers scheduled activities throughout the year. As well, the Open Studio allows participants to work in their preferred medium.

MAGSaturdays – Drop in family art making! Looking for an educational, fun, and creative way to spend time with your family?

MAGnificent Saturdays is our innovative program, led by artists, that connects our exhibits with an art making activity. Participants of any age are welcome! We supply the materials, the studio, and the artist, you supply the imagination. Share time with your family learning, creating and exploring new materials! The best part….your completed masterpieces are yours to take home and enjoy!

MiniMAG – Hands-on arts and craft program, designed for kids 5 and under.

It gives the youngest artists in our community a chance to come and create a new piece of art every week. All of our projects are geared towards kids under 5 and are easily adapted to the different skills and abilities of all kids.

This drop-in program runs every Wednesday morning from 9:30 – 11 am and the cost to create your own piece of art is $2/child for those with family memberships and $3/child for those without a family membership.

Fun Remarkable Red Deer: Stories from the Heart of Parkland – A permanent history exhibition that celebrates the history of Red Deer and area.

4. Discovery Canyon

Hours of Operation
Monday to Sunday from 9 am until 9 p.m. (weather dependent)

(403) 343-8311

3800 Riverbend Drive
Red Deer, AB
T4N 5E2

About Discovery Canyon

Discovery Canyon Park is a seasonal water park located beside Riverbend Golf and Recreation Area. It features a natural river-fed water pool, playground area, concession, and washrooms. On a hot summer day enjoy bubbling pools of water, trickling rivulets and a spray pool at the bottom of the canyon. Water is pumped up from the lake below and splashes and bubbles its way down grass and tree-lined riffles. Children of any age can follow the water, which is never deeper than 45cm (18″), on inflatable tubes. Bring your own, or rent one from the clubhouse. Amenities include picnic tables and beach. Seasonal opening and closing dates depend on weather conditions.


5. Ellis Bird Farm

Hours of Operation
Monday Closed
Tue-Sun 11:00am – 5:00pm

(403) 885-4477

39502 Range Road 260
Lacombe, AB
T4L 1W7

About Ellis Bird Farm

Located in the heart of Central Alberta, Ellis Bird Farm is both a working farm as well as a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of Mountain Bluebirds, Tree Swallows and other native cavity-nesting birds. Drop-in visitors and tour groups are welcome at Ellis Bird Farm during the summer months, when we are open to the public. Enjoy the beautiful gardens, see the world’s largest outdoor collection of bluebird nest boxes, take a tour out to our bluebird trail, visit the Visitor Centre and linger in the Ellis Café. Enjoy a country drive in Central Alberta.

Ellis Bird Farm can provide 2-hour programs for your next family gathering! Bring your group for a personal tour and hands-on nature themed activities.

6. Kraay Family Farm

Hours of Operation

(403) 302-1709

Site 6 Box 9 Range Road 1
Lacombe, AB
T4L 2N1

About Kraay Family Farm

Settled in the heart of Alberta, with over 40 attractions and amenities, is the Kraay Family Farm: your destination for world-famous adventures and Farmtastic fun all season long. Farmyard, Corn Maze, Jumping Pillow, Mini Golf & more, the fun never stops at Kraay Family Farm.


7. Abbey Centre

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 5:30am – 10:00pm
Sat-Sun 7:00am – 10:00pm

(403) 885-4039

4500 Womacks Road
Blackfalds, AB
T0M 0J0

About the Abbey Centre

Explore the tunnels and slides in the 3-story indoor playground, in the summer months, cool off and have fun in the sun at the outdoor aquatic centre, plan a picnic in the park, let the little ones discover the dinosaurs in the playground, or take in the entertainment at the outdoor amphitheatre.

Here’s what you can look forward to…