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Expanding and improving Edmonton's parks and facilities involves ongoing long-term planning. Several plans and strategies make up the framework that responds to the City of Edmonton's future park and facility needs.

Sports & Recreation

Approach to Community Recreation Facility Planning in Edmonton

The approach outlines specific action related to existing or future community recreation facilities and amenities, as well as provides an overall direction.

Approach to Community Recreation Facility Planning

Parks & River Valley

Urban Parks Management Plan

The Urban Parks Management Plan (2006-2016) guides the acquisition, development, maintenance, preservation and use of parkland and provides strategic direction for all river valley and ravine parkland as well as all school and park sites outside the river valley.

Urban Parks Management Plan

Ribbon of Green Concept & Master Plan

The Ribbon of Green Concept Plan considers the North Saskatchewan River Valley and Ravine System. The plans aim is to establish publicly supported goals for the development and management of our Ribbon of Green.

Ribbon of Green Concept & Master Plan

Buena Vista / Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Master Plan

The Buena Vista / Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Master Plan strives to increase opportunities to experience and enjoy the park while preserving and enhancing the ecological systems.

Buena Vista / Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Master Plan

Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

The Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan has been prepared to guide the phased development of the park over the next 10 years.

Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

Whitemud Park Integrated Plan

The Whitemud Park Integrated Plan recommends a number of park redevelopment projects to provide for the needs of the current and future users.

Whitemud Park Integrated Plan

Terwillegar Park Concept Plan

The Terwillegar Park Concept Plan provides an overall concept plan and development guidelines for Terwillegar Park. The approved vision for the park is "A Unique Natural Park within the City of Edmonton's River Valley Park System."

Terwillegar Park Concept Plan

District Park Master Plans

District parks are busy, active sites and are the primary sites for regulation-sized, bookable sports fields, high schools and major recreation centres (e.g., arena/pool/ fitness centre complexes, etc.). Master plans for many of these districts parks are used to help guide planning and development of the park sites.

Mill Woods Sports Site Master Plan 2008

John Fry Sports Site Master Plan 2008

Dermott District Park Master Plan (2014)

Londonderry Athletic Grounds Master Plan (2014)

Seniors' Centres

The Seniors' Centres Plan for Edmonton provides future direction over the next 10 years on capital requirements of existing centres and recommendations to address seniors' needs for new facilities.

Seniors' Centres Plan 2011-2021


The 2010 Master Plan Update is a companion document to the original Master Plans approved by City Council in 1968 and updated in 1988 and 2001. The 2010 Master Plan updates the vision for Fort Edmonton Park and provides direction on capital development, animation and related activities.

Fort Edmonton Park 2010 Master Plan Update  


The goal of the Municipal Cemeteries Master Plan is to prepare a comprehensive long range plan illustrating municipal cemeteries’ initiatives that will align with Department priorities and community needs.

2008 Municipal Cemeteries Master Plan

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