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Services for Recreation Providers and Event Organizers

The information and resources on this page will assist anyone who offers recreation programs or hosts events for the public.

We will continue to be adding to this page. Be sure to check back for updates!

Community Recreation Network

Three times a year, Community Recreation Networks gather together several Recreation Program providers to share program details and explore opportunities to develop and deliver programs to meet the needs of a community. 

If your group or organization is involved in recreation programming, join a Community Recreation Network in your area! Together recreation can flourish in our communities.

Contact your Community Recreation Coordinator for more information or to be added to the invite list.


Free curriculum templates which can be used or adapted to offer recreation in your neighbourhood.

Bannock Making

Community Fun Kit Resource

Crafts and Games

Fire Safety

Program Planning

Snowshoeing Lesson Plan


The City of Edmonton's Neighbourhood Recreation Experiences lends program equipment to non-profit organizations for use at free programs or events that are open to the public.

Please take a look at our  EQuipment Magazine for more information on what equipment is available.

We are currently loaning equipment out of five locations city-wide.  The largest selection equipment is available at our Central location of Circle Square Professional Building located on St. Albert Trail.

Central Equipment Request Form

We loan out a smaller selection of equipment from our four District offices:

  • Kennedale (12830 58 St)
  • PACS (11410 149 St)
  • Millwoods (6203 28 Ave)
  • Mill Creek (221 Bonnie Doon Professional Centre)

District Area Request Form

Please take a look at our Equipment Loaning Process Q & A Document for more information.

Our Equipment Loaning Criteria for Groups:

Equipment Loaning Criteria

Equipment Purchasing Options:

Community Fun Kit Purchasing Option

Face Paint Kit Purchasing Resource       


Training Participants We can provide training to your community organization’s front line volunteers that will give them the skills to lead neighbourhood recreation programs. Training can focus on general best practices, or can be adapted to your organization’s specific needs.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Youth Leadership Training

Youth Leadership Training

Are you between the ages of 13 - 17 and interested in leading recreation programming? This session will go over how to plan and lead recreation activities for both drop-in and registered programs in your community. You can expect fun, interactive leadership training that will help you discover your inner leader and prepare you for volunteering with children.

When: Saturday October 21, 2017

Time: 1-4pm

Location: Parkallen Community League 6510 111 Street NW 

Please register using Eventbrite


Service Areas Map

Map of how Citizen Services defines the programming districts in Edmonton.

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online

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

TTY 780-944-5555

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