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Winter Fun: Get Outside and PLAY at a Park or Playground

February 4, 2021

It may be cold and snowy and Balzac Billy may have predicted six more weeks of winter (WHY did we need to ask him anyway??) but there are still plenty of opportunities to get out of the house and have a bit of fun in Chestermere and Langdon. 


Local Parks

Anniversary Park – 208 West Chestermere Drive
Features a cenotaph, beach, plaza and promenade. Washrooms are available. Access to several outdoor rinks. 

Birth Forests – various locations throughout Chestermere
Every year, the Streetscapes Committee plants trees in September to recognize those children born to families living within the City of Chestermere.

Chestermere Skatepark - Intersection of Rainbow Road and Chestermere Boulevard
The Skatepark is an excellent spot for beginners to learn the sport in a non-intimidating park. Skateboards, Rollerblades, Scooters, and Ripsticks are allowed.

Cornerstone Community Park - 340 Merganser Dr. W
Parking lot, pathways, and a sidewalk along Rainbow Road. Next to the Skate Park and ReidBuilt Centre for Community Leadership.

Cove Park  - Cove Road
Natural playground with baby swing and viewing point.

Founders’ Point Park – 117 Founders’ Point
Features a cairn erected in 2002 with a time capsule containing objects significant to Chestermere. The time capsule is to be opened in 2052.


John Peake Memorial Park – 100 John Morris Way
Features a beautiful gazebo, concrete walkway along the lake and picnic areas.

Kinniburgh Park – along Kinniburgh Blvd, Chestermere.

Langdon Park – 28 acres to run and play! Paved pathways, skateboard park, and more. 708 Centre St, Langdon.

Millennium Park – 168 East Chestermere Drive
Includes a playground, sailboat sculpture and lighted pathway to Sunset Beach.

Rainbow Falls Park – 301 Rainbow Falls Drive
Take a stroll through the winding pathways of Rainbow Falls and several different waterfalls.

Sunset Park – 418 East Chestermere Drive
One of the Birth Forests is located here. Sunset Park is a favourite location for sailboarders and paddle boarders. Also features beach volleyball courts and barbeque pits.

Triangle Park – 740 East Chestermere Drive
This park includes half-court basketball, tot lot, baby swings and picnic tables.
 
Local Playgrounds 
 This is not an inclusive list. If you find another playground – let me know!

Chestermere - NW Quadrant

  • Aspenmere Circle at Aspenmere Bay  (baby swings)
  • Aspenmere Close
  • Aspenmere Park  
  • Oakmere Way at Oakmere Green
  • Parkmere Court & Parkmere Green (baby swings)
  • Prairie Waters Elementary School
  • St. Gabriel the Archangel School playground
  • Shoreline Vista at LakePointe Terrace
  • Springmere Road (Access from Springmere Road and Springmere Close)
  • Windermere Drive at Invermere Drive

Chestermere - SW Quadrant

  • Chestermere Lake Middle School
  • Lavender Way
  • McIvor Terrace (Also accessible from Lakeview Cove)
  • Our Lady of Wisdom School
  • Rainbow Creek Elementary School
  • In Townhouses at Rainbow Falls Gate
  • West Creek Circle (on back of circle between 172 and 204)
  • West Creek Springs (Access on the west side of 137)
  • West Creek Drive at West Creek Glen
  • West Lakeview Circle
  • West Creek Blvd (one baby swing)
  • Westchester Way South of Westchester Cove
  • Chestermere Rec Centre, south side (baby swing)

Chestermere - NE Quadrant (The Cove)

  • Cove Park Natural Playground - follow the path past the beach
  • Cove Park - Off Cove Road, on the beach (baby swing)


Chestermere - SE Quadrant

  • Millennium Park, beside the fire hall
  • East Lake Elementary School
  • East Lakeview Road @ 200 East Lakeview Place
  • Triangle Park - East Chestermere Drive & Lakeview Rise
  • Kinniburgh Blvd @ Kinniburgh Drive
  • North End of Kinniburgh Crescent. Also accessible from Kinniburgh Blvd between 104 and 116.
  • South End of Kinniburgh Crescent
  • Sandpiper Crescent


Langdon

  • Besse Avenue and McKinnon Street, Langdon (baby swings)
  • Langdon Field House playground (baby swings)
  • Langdon School
  • Sarah Thompson Elementary


 Indus

  • Indus Recreation Centre
  • Indus School - inclusive playground