The Drumheller Valley abounds with a variety of local recreational opportunities. Our location, facilities, programs and events offer people of all ages and skill levels unlimited opportunities for both indoor and outdoor recreation and sporting activity. There are over 20 clubs and associations that are focused on a variety of activities including badminton, figure skating, football, gymnastics, Tai Kwon Do, Hap Ki Do, Golf, baseball, hockey, soccer, softball, Special Olympics, square dancing, swimming and more. Our facilities include the Badlands Community Facility, the Drumheller Aquaplex, the Drumheller Memorial Arena, the Drumheller Curling Rink, outdoor skating rinks, baseball diamonds, tennis courts and 17km of pathways along the Red Deer River for walking, cycling and rollerblading. Golfing, rafting/canoeing, fishing, hiking and mountain biking are also popular locally.
Centrally located in Drumheller, the Badlands Community Facility is a multi-use centre that openedin 2012. The building features a three-court field house, a two-level fitness centre, a three-lane running track, a banquet hall, smaller meeting rooms, a pottery studio, an art gallery and the new municipal library. Please follow the links below for more information.
The Drumheller Aquaplex offers a great selection of public swims where our focus is on your leisure time. With a trained staff, the safety of you and your family matter to all of us. It is becoming more important for your children to acquire swimming skills, and quite often the best way to start with your child is by parent participation. With parents active involvement in pool fun, the sooner your child learns to enjoy water fun to its fullest. Click Here for 2013 Winter / Spring POOL HOURS For more information please call 403-823-1322
The arena is utilized by the following organizations, which provide top quality programs to the community.
To book ice time, please call (403) 823-1324. Concession services are provided by Drumheller Minor Hockey Association.
Drumheller citizens and visitors have access to over 17 kms of pathways along the Red Deer River. Citizens and visitors alike have access to a number of resort areas and parks, including Newcastle Beach Recreation Area, Riverview Park and Centennial Park with the adjacent Rotary Spray Park, water fountain and T-Rex Statue. In addition, there are numerous smaller parks throughout the town that total over 150 acres. Midland Provincial Park, which houses the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, is located within the town site. Other nearby provincial parks includes Little Fish Lake (42.5 km) Provincial Park and Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park (95 km). To book a ball diamond or park for an event, please contact Judy at (403) 823-1324.