Located on the south-west corner of Blackfalds, All Star Park is the future site of a skate park plaza and bike skills park, two new soccer, track, and field/football fields! Equipped with 4 fenced baseball/softball diamonds and seating areas for families and friends to cheer on their superstars, All-Star Park is the hub for community gatherings. The park includes a playground, two soccer fields and amenities such as washrooms, showers, concession, picnic areas, fire pits, and camp sites. See camping rates & information.
Located just east of the Protective Services building on South Street, the off-leash dog park offers a paved parking lot, a space for small dogs, a separate large & small dog area, plus an agility training area. Complimentary bags are provided to keep the area clean.
The Optimists All Wheels Park officially opened on June 2, 2017. Located on the Northeast corner of All-Star Park (4503 Womacks Road), the Optimists All Wheels Park features snakerun/flow bowl with escalating pockets, drop-in turnaround bank with roll-in and transition extension, and much more. Special thanks to the Optimist Club of Blackfalds, whose members raised $250K of the project cost.
Bike Skills Park
Riders in Blackfalds and surrounding areas can get excited about the new 12-acre bike park. Features practice trails, balance features such as ladder bridges and logs, a pump track and jumps ranging from two to five feet along with a couple of expert wood jumps.
A great place to cool off on those hot summer days, Tayles Park is open from May 25 - Sept. Labour Day weekend from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and has a variety of spray features. Located next to the Civic Centre pirate ship playground, the park also features a gazebo, washrooms, picnic areas, and tables.
Light Up Blackfalds at the Park
Every November, Town staff transform the park into a musical light show for the annual "Light Up Blackfalds" event. Catch the light show display immediately following the event until the first week of January. The light show schedule is Sunday to Thursday from 5 pm until dawn; music show 6:00-8:00 pm, and Friday and Saturday at 5 pm until dawn; music show, 6:00-9:00 pm.
Other Parks & Playgrounds
Centennial Park & Ice Skating Pond Panorama Dr. Map
The trail runs around the pond, and includes a tree house themed playground, soccer field, and outdoor basketball court. You can choose to walk, bike or drive and park in the nearby parking lot.
Civic Centre Pirate Playground 5018 Waghorn St (Corner of Gregg St) Map
New to our line-up of parks is our pirate themed playground adjacent to the Town office and Tayles water & spray park. Convenient parking along Gregg Street makes it the perfect spot to cool off on those hot summer days and has a magnificent Christmas lights display from November to beginning of January.
Cottonwood Meadows Park & Playground Camille St & Prairie Ridge Ave. Map
This climbing playground has nearby parking and is close to the K-6 public school that will be completed in the Fall of 2016.
This western style ranch themed playground includes a large open green space and parking lot and is poised for further development.
Mickey Lang Park & Community Centre Playground 4810 Womacks Rd Map
Just behind the community centre, this park and playground has benches, swings, and climbing structure plus large open green space. Adjacent to the hall are tennis courts that were recently resurfaced and you can enjoy tobogganing hill during the winter.
Just east of the parking lot of the Abbey Centre, kids can climb, slide and explore in this one of a kind playground while adults can work out at the outdoor fitness stations. Running alongside the park is the Trans Canada Trail (TCT) that leads right to the indoor portion of the TCT and the second floor of the Abbey Centre.
This playground can be accessed via the trail system, has a large open green space and is the site of the Pine Cres Community Garden. Plenty of parking as well as a winter snow bank rink are available. See Pine Cres Park Concept Plan (2013).