In following the Province of Alberta Relaunch strategy, we are opening our parks and have taken down the fences including the All Wheels Park, Pine Cres Sk8 Park, Bike Skills Park, and Tennis courts (at the Community Centre).
All Star Sports Park, including the ball diamonds and campground are open to the public for casual use only; no organized team use. No bookings will be accepted at this time. Please keep in mind that the bathroom facilities and concession will not be available.
Please visit the COVID-19 webpage for more information and the complete Town of Blackfalds Relaunch Plan.
Located on the south-west corner of Blackfalds, All-Star Park is the hub for community gatherings and includes 4 fenced baseball/softball diamonds and seating areas for families and friends to cheer on their superstars, the Optimist Club All Wheels Park, Bike Skills Park and future home of a track and football field. Amenities include a playground, two soccer fields and amenities such as washrooms, showers, concession, picnic areas, fire pits, and camp sites. See camping rates & information.
Plans to construct a 4-bay RV dump will start construction end of August 2020, NE of the Wadey Centre. The existing RV dump at Arena will remain in operation until this new system is commissioned the first week of October.
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 North end of All-Star Park at 4505 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.
Riders in Blackfalds and surrounding area can get excited about the new 12-acre bike park at 4511 Womacks Road. The park has 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.
Located just north of the Wadey Centre, this scenic and tranquil park has tables, a gazebo, and many beautiful flower beds, making it a great location for special occasion photos or for a picnic. Friends and families are invited to play a game of lawn darts or giant Jenga that can be signed out from the Visitor Centre.
It is also conveniently located along the TransCanada Trail with ample room for parking, creating an ideal staging area for those seeking to explore the Great Trail and the supporting paths throughout the community.
A great place to cool off on those hot summer days, Tayles Park is open from late May - 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 January 7. 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
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.
Prairie Ridge Park & Playground Camille St & Prairie Ridge Ave. Map
Located in Cottonwood Meadows along Prairie Ridge Ave., this climbing playground has nearby parking for your convenience
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 north of the Community Centre, this park and playground has benches, swings, and climbing structure plus large open green space. In the winter, enjoy tobogganing on the hill behind the Community Centre.
Adjacent to the hall are tennis/pickle ball courts during the following hours:
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, Skateboard Park and Outdoor Ice Rink with plenty of parking. See Pine Cres Park Concept Plan (2013).
Rolling Hills Park 5180 Lansdowne Ave Map This tot lot playground and park includes basketball hoops, swings, picnic tables, and large open green space.
Tutty Pond Park Blackfalds Crossing | (West of) 4501 Broadway Ave Virtual Map
The site, thanks to the Tutty family, was created for public enjoyment and integration of the trail system to assist in trail connectivity northward towards Town centre.
The park features outdoor seating, walking trails and a picturesque gazebo.
Valley Ridge Inclusive Playground (NEW) 5401 Vista Trail Map
We are excited to have partnered with the Optimist Club of Blackfalds and Variety Children’s Charity to create the first fully inclusive playground in Blackfalds. Located in Valley Ridge on the corner of Vista Trail and Westbrooke Rd, the new structures offer a unique space to be experienced by children with and without disabilities, create opportunities for breaking down barriers through interactive play, and offer teachable opportunities to see a person before their disability. The playground will be accompanied by a new soccer pitch and parking lot in the area.
Town Office Map Civic Centre Box 220, 5018 Waghorn St Blackfalds, AB T0M 0J0