guides

Get Outside and PLAY: Parks, Playgrounds and Spray Parks

Updated June 2024

May 30, 2023

Here is a list of parks, splash pads and pools in the Chestermere area (and beyond) to get the kids out of the house. Bookmark this page for easy reference.

 

Local Parks in Chestermere & Langdon




Anniversary Park – 208 West Chestermere Drive
Features cenotaph, beach, plaza and promenade. Washrooms are available.

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 Family Bike Park - 333 West Creek Drive
It's not a traditional park, but it is a great place to bring bike riders of all ages and abilities. Street parking is available. Portapotty on-site and gazebos and seating are available. Closes for the winter, and during rainy spells. 

Chestermere Skatepark - Intersection of Rainbow Road and Chestermere Boulevard (by Synergy)
The skatepark is a great 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
Sand, 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, picnic areas and the public boat launch

Kinniburgh Park – along Kinniburgh Blvd

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

Millennium Park – 168 East Chestermere Drive
Includes a playground, sailboat sculpture and a 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 paddleboarders. 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 in Chestermere & Langdon 





This is not an inclusive list. If you find another playground – let me know!

Westmere

  • Aspenmere Circle at Aspenmere Bay  (baby swings)
  • Aspenmere Close
  • Aspenmere Park  
  • Lakepointe Drive
  • 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

Chelsea

  • Chelsea Heath

Rainbow Falls

  • Chestermere Lake Middle School
  • Lavender Way
  • Our Lady of Wisdom School
  • Rainbow Creek Elementary School
  • In Townhouses at Rainbow Falls Gate

West Creek

  • West Creek Circle (on back of circle between 172 and 204)
  • West Creek Springs (Access on west side of 137)
  • West Creek Drive at West Creek Glen
  • West Creek Blvd (one baby swing)
  • Lakeview Landing
  • McIvor Terrace (Also accessible from Lakeview Cove)
  • West Lakeview Circle

West Chestermere Drive

  • Chestermere Rec Centre, south side (baby swing)
  • Westchester Way South of Westchester Cove

Dawson

  • Dawson Circle & Dawson Gardens

Waterford

  • Waterford Blvd & Waterford Link (approximate, new development)

The Cove

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

East Chestermere Drive

  • Millennium Park, beside the fire hall
  • Triangle Park - East Chestermere Drive & Lakeview Rise

Kinniburgh

  • East Lake Elementary School
  • East Lakeview Road at 200 East Lakeview Place
  • Kinniburgh Blvd at Kinniburgh Drive
  • North End of Kinniburgh Crescent. Also accessible from Kinniburgh Blvd between 104 and 116.
  • South End of Kinniburgh Crescent
  • Kinniburgh Lane
  • Kinniburgh Loop
  • 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


Spray/Splash Parks & Wading Pools

We've included some that are a bit of a drive, but we think they are worth the drive. 





Splish splash! Go for a few hours, or pack a picnic and make a day out of it. Most of these are not local, but worth the drive!

We advise always checking with the venue when possible before heading out as hours and availability can change due to any number of factors, ranging from weather to staffing issues.  


Strathmore Lions Splash Park – Kinsmen Park, Strathmore  OPEN during water restrictions. 
Located along Lakeside Blvd. Also has a playground, gazebo, picnic areas.

 Irricana Splash Park -  Located in the recreation area off of Henrick’s Drive, Irricana
 Open seven days a week, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Mattamy Homes Spray Park 7th Ave & 48 Street, Airdrie  Opens in late May 2023
Located in Chinook Winds Regional Park

West Confederation Park - Spray Park  2020 Chicoutimi Drive NW. Parking off 19th Street & Chicoutimi Drive NW. Calgary OPEN during water restrictions. 
Features tennis courts, ball diamonds, washrooms, water fountains, pathways, benches, picnic tables as well as a spray park. Also connected to Confederation Park by the pathway system. Capacity 50

Bowness Park Wading Pool – 8900 48th Ave NW, Calgary  Closed until further notice.
Features a playground, picnic areas, washrooms and tea house. Aquatic wheelchairs are available. Capacity 175

Eau Claire Plaza – 3 St & Riverfront Ave SW, Calgary  Closed until further notice.
Features wading pool/spray park, playground, washrooms, water fountains and is located along the Bow River. Pay parking is available.

Prairie Winds Park Spray Park – 223 Castleridge Blvd NE, Calgary  Closed until further notice.
The spray park and wading pool underwent renovations in 2016/17, with a lazy river and improved wading pool. Aquatic wheelchairs are available. Capacity 300

Rotary Park Spray Park – 617 1st Street NE, Calgary OPEN during water restrictions. 
Features off-leash area, playground, spray park, picnic tables, washrooms, water fountains. Capacity 50

Riley Park Wading Pool –  800 12th Street NW, Calgary Closed until further notice.
Features wading pool, aquatic wheelchairs, Senator Patrick Burns Memorial Rock Gardens, picnic tables, playground, washrooms, water fountains

Valleyview Park Spray Park- 3224 26th Street SE, Calgary OPEN during water restrictions. 
A fairly new park in the Dover/Southview area. Featuring a pond, benches, picnic tables, playground, washrooms and spray park.

South Glenmore Park Spray Park – 90 Ave. & 24 St SW, Calgary
Picnic and playground area, public washrooms.  Aquatic wheelchairs are available.

Century Gardens Spray Park - 826 8 Ave. S.W. Calgary OPEN during water restrictions. 
New splash pad (2021), public washrooms.

Okotoks Spray Park - Milligan Dr, Okotoks  OPEN
Includes multiple play areas for different ages


Outdoor Pools




City of Calgary-run outdoor pools, and wading pools require pre-booking


Bowview Outdoor Pool – 1910 6th Avenue NW, Calgary Opens July 11
Wading pool, change rooms, concession

Forest Lawn Outdoor Pool – 1706 39th Street SE, Calgary Opens July 8
Wading pool & spray park, bathrooms, showers, concession

Highwood Outdoor Pool – 25 Holmwood Avenue NW, Calgary  Opens July 6
Shallow tot/child pool area, picnic area, accessibility ramp, bathrooms & change area

Millican-Ogden Outdoor Pool – 69th Avenue & 20A Street SE, Calgary Opens July 6
Two slides, showers, bathrooms, concession

Mount Pleasant Outdoor Pool – 2310 6th Street NW, Calgary Opens July 11
Slide, shallow entry, showers, bathrooms, concession

Silver Springs Outdoor Pool - Silverridge Cl & Silverridge Drive NW, Calgary Opens July 12
Change rooms, bathrooms

South Calgary Outdoor Pool – 3130 16th Street SW, Calgary   Opens July 6

Stanley Park Outdoor Pool – 4011 1A Street SW, Calgary Opens July 8
Wading pool and spray deck. Change rooms, slide

Bassano Outdoor Pool - 253 6th Ave, Bassano, AB (about an hour away from Chestermere)
Open from June - August. Greenspace, patio, zero-grade entry, diving board and slide. 


 




Macaroni KID Chestermere is a free local calendar, weekly e-newsletter and website focused on fun family events and information in the Chestermere, Langdon, Indus and surrounding rural areas. We gather all kinds of local family events and activities each week and add useful information about classes, family-focused local businesses,  deals, product reviews, recipes, crafts, school and camp guides and more.  





Are we missing something? Please use our Submit an Event form to send us all the details! If you have original recipes, crafts, or family fall fun ideas that you would like to share with our Macaroni KID community, please email kimmcrae@macaronikid.com. Be sure to include a poster or image if you've got one!