Places to play


With first-class athletic and recreation facilities, 67 playgrounds, 120 kilometres of maintained pathway, and 740 groomed parkland acres, there’s plenty of space to stay active in Airdrie.

Bike Airdrie

A community organization dedicated to making biking safe, fun and accessible for everyone. A great resource available to anyone – from kids and families to triathletes and BMXers – planning to ride a bike in or around Airdrie. Bike Airdrie also hosts events and leads rides – check Facebook for current information.


Chinook Winds Park

Pathways, an imaginative playground, a skate park, a spray park, ball diamonds, beach volleyball courts, a multi-use court, a concession and, in winter, a toboggan hill and boarded ice rink.


Ed Eggerer Athletic Park

Directly behind Genesis Place. Home to a state-of-the-art eight-lane rubberized running track; multi-use playing field; track and field, long jump and triple jump pits; and a grandstand.


East Lake Park

Soccer fields, tennis (and pickleball) courts, outdoor fitness equipment, pathways, a fire pit and washrooms.


Fletcher Park

A top location for BMX riding, just a few blocks off Main Street. Also features baseball diamonds and a playground.


Genesis Place

Airdrie’s recreation centre. A wide variety of amenities, from aquatics to dance and fitness/leisure studios, an indoor running track, two NHL-size ice surfaces, two indoor field houses (for soccer, lacrosse, basketball and more), a gymnastics club, a child care centre, food services and a children’s play structure.


Nose Creek Park

Twenty-seven acres of stunning natural area in the heart of the downtown core. Playgrounds, fire pits, paved pathways, a fenced off-leash dog park, outdoor fitness equipment, a new amphitheatre (under construction), washrooms and a concession.



Three indoor ice surfaces: Genesis Place Twin Arena; Plainsmen Arena; and the Ron Ebbesen Arena, home to the Airdrie Thunder, the city’s Junior B hockey team. Free public skating is offered at all three arenas. The City of Airdrie also maintains a total of five boarded outdoor rinks, three snowbank rinks and three natural ice surfaces. Open ice times and outdoor seasonal rink information available online.



Eight tennis courts for public use: East Lake Park (four courts; pickleball also played here); Summerhill (two courts); and the Tri-school site (two courts). Those at East Lake Park are the best non-club courts in Alberta, offering the plexipave surface used at both the Australian Open and U.S. Open Grand Slam tournaments.

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