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Victoria Park, named in honour of Queen Victoria, is located on the north bank of the North Saskatchewan River. Victoria Park is a great park for a picnic and then a game of baseball, cricket or horseshoes. This park provides access to the pathways along River Valley Road, which are perfect for walking, running, biking or in-line skating. 

Hours

Park Hours 5am-11pm
Victoria Park Pavillion  9am-10pm
Victoria Park Oval* 10am-10pm
(Winter Season)
Victoria Park IceWay* 10am-10pm
(Winter Season)

*See facility notifications for ice closures.

Location

Map of 12030 River Valley Road
12030 River Valley Road
Edmonton, Alberta

Accessibility

  • Curb cuts in parking area
  • Pathways, picnic area and fountains are accessible
  • Safe drop-off and pick-up area
  • Washrooms accessible

Amenities

The Victoria Park Oval is one of the most scenic outdoor speed skating tracks in Canada.

Skating trail that wraps through the majestic forests of Victoria Park.

No smoking or vaping tobacco or cannabis in this park.

Winter Picnic Site

Most picnic sites are now closed for reservation for the season.
The sites listed below are winterized picnic sites available for reservation after Thanksgiving Monday until April.
Please email picnicbookings@edmonton.ca to make a reservation.

Sites available for booking during the off-season:

Victoria Park has 6 picnic sites available for reservation and tables available at no cost for drop-in use. Additionally, group reservation site tables that are not reserved in advance may be claimed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Site  1 2***  3  4 5 6
Canopy No Yes No No No Yes
Capacity  64 96  48  64  64 96
Tables  8 12 8 8  8 12
BBQ Pits*  1  1  1 1  1 1
Stoves  1  1  1  1  1 1
Power
(Additional $46.80)
 No No No No No Yes
 Parking ¼ block 1 block 1 ½ blocks ¼ block 1 ¾ blocks ¼ block
Vehicle Access
(Additional $46.80)
No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Washrooms 1 block ½ block ¼ block 1 block 2 blocks At site 3
Inflatable Play
Equipment Permitted**
No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

*Bring your own wood for the BBQ pits and stoves
**Insurance Required
***This site may be reserved during the off-season

Rates

We accept cash, debit, credit (Visa, Mastercard or American Express), or cheque (payable to the City of Edmonton). Minimum 4 hour reservation is required.

Canopied Picnic Sites: $38.95/hr

Non-canopied Picnic Sites: $29.85/hr

Borden Park Picnic Sites: $29.85/hr

  • All sites canopied, no fire pits or grills onsite

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Sites 1 and 9: $38.95/hr

  • All sites non-canopied, reservation includes ball diamond

Additional Fees

Some sites offer additional services or permissions, you can request and pay for these at the time of booking.

Power Access*: $46.80/site

  • Extension cords are required

Vehicle Access*: $46.80/site

  • Maximum 3 vehicles for pick up/drop off use only
  • Parking not permitted on parkland

Inflatable permission*

  • $2 million liability insurance required

Sport Field Usage

*Additional terms and conditions apply. Please inquire at time of booking.

Pavilion

Victoria Park Pavilion Building

The 3,337 square foot Pavilion serves as a year-round hub in the River Valley, providing a location for outdoor activities and a space for the use of community and sport groups.

Amenities 
  • Drinking fountain
  • Filtered water bottle fill-up station
  • Lockers
  • Skate change area
  • Viewing area of the Victoria Park Skating Oval
  • Washrooms

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online
Telephone

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555
Email 311@edmonton.ca

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