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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

Skaters can use public outdoor ice skating surfaces in major parks or Community Leagues.

Making the Victoria Park IceWay

Victoria Park IceWay

Take a virtual tour of the Victoria Park IceWay!

Cost: Free admission
Parking: Victoria Park main parking lot
IceWay Hours: 11am-10pm

The Victoria Park IceWay is a skating trail wrapping through the majestic forests of Victoria Park offering visitors a magical and enchanted winter experience in the heart of downtown Edmonton.

Victoria Park Skating Oval

Victoria Park Oval

The Oval is well protected from inclement weather by its location in the River Valley and the surrounding trees. It is also home to the Edmonton Speed Skating Association (ESSA). The ESSA shares the use of the rink with the City.

Public use hours: 10am-10pm
Except during Edmonton Speed Skating Association hours:
Monday 6pm-7pm
Tuesday and Thursday 5pm-9pm
Wednesday 5pm-7pm

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

Picnic Sites

This park has a winterized picnic site available for reservation. To reserve, email  picnicbookings@edmonton.ca.

Sites available for booking during the off-season:

Reserve a Picnic Site

Site Map

Victoria Park has 6 picnic sites available for reservation during the summer. Site #2 is also available during the winter. Tables are available for drop-in (no fee) use. Additionally, group reservation site tables that are not reserved in advance may be claimed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Picnic 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 fees apply)
No No No No No Yes
Parking ¼ block from the site 1 block from the site 1½ blocks from the site ¼ block from the site 1¾ blocks from the site ¼ block from the site
Vehicle Access
(Additional fees apply)
No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Washrooms 1 block from the site ½ block from the site ¼ block from the site 1 block from the site 2 blocks from the site At site #3
Inflatable Play
Equipment Permitted***
No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

* Bring your own wood
** Off-season reservations available
*** Terms and Conditions apply

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.

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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