Pack your coolers, bathing suits, and towels and spend some of your summer days at one of these pools, waterparks & beaches within 2 hours of Edmonton!
Pools, Waterparks, & Beaches Within 2 Hours Of Edmonton
River Lifestyle Co – Devon, Alberta
Spend some time floating down the river with your family (kids must be 4+) starting off at Voyager Park and ending at Devon Lions Campground. Shuttle to and from is included as well as life jackets, tubes, and tether for the kid’s tubes!
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 10am-5pm
Cost: $20/child & $23/adult
Discovery Canyon – Red Deer, Alberta
Bring your tubes and a picnic and spend the day tubing down discovery canyon! There is a small area to wade at the bottom and the water is never deeper than 18″ on an inflatable tube. Picnic tables/green space is located throughout. Get there early to get a good spot!
Hours: Daily 9am-9pm
Cost: Free unless you need to rent tubes which are $5/each
Aqua Splash Park – Sylvan Lake, Alberta
Jump from a 15-foot tower, climb the 15-foot overhang wall, jump on the oversized trampoline, a huge launch bag plus MANY other obstacles in the middle of Sylvan Lake! This is for kids 6yrs and older, and children must be at least 3’6 to participate.
Hours: 11am-8pm daily
Cost: Prices start at $12.50-$17.50/ person for an hour and a family pass for 2 adults and 2 kids are $52 for an hour.
Sylvan Lake Beach – Sylvan Lake, Alberta
Grab your coolers and plan to spend the day at Sylvan Lake Beach located right in Sylvan Lake. It’s a favourite for many, and while you’re there don’t forget to stop for some ice cream at The Big Moo!
Hours: Day use
Cost: Free, however, parking costs money.
Whitecourt Rotary Park – Whitecourt, Alberta
Bring your tubes and slide down the river slides. There is tons of green space throughout the park, as well as washrooms. There is also a spray park and an amazing playground to explore too! While there are no places to rent tubes, there are several stores close by where you can purchase them.
Blackfalds Abbey Centre – Blackfalds, Alberta
This outdoor area features a children’s’ water park with a slide, giant tipping buckets and lots of spray features. There is also a pool with a tots area and 2 waterslides, a 10-foot rock wall, and hot tub!
Hours: Daily 10am-9pm
Cost: A family days pass (2 adults + children) is just $20
Long Island Lake – Westlock County
This private day use is located 90 minutes from Edmonton in Westlock County. You will find a small playground on the beautiful beach and area to picnic and enjoy the hot summer days.
Hours: Daily 7am-11pm
Ol’ MacDonalds Resort – Erskine, Alberta
Located on Buffalo Lake, spend the day at the beach, grab a famous cinnamon bun from the store, check out the farm and more! All visitors are required to fill out this waiver form
Hours: Gates open at 8 am
Coast: $3/adult, $2/child
Ebling Beach – Aspen Beach Provincial Park
One of the best things about this beach is that it doesn’t get deep for a long way, making it the perfect place for younger kids to splash around. Kids can also play at the playground on the beach and as well as a cash-only concession that offers hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream and more.
Hours: Day Use
Wabamun Lake – Wabamun Lake Provincial Park
There is tons of sandy beach and even more green space to have a picnic or hang out on a hot day. There are outhouses and flush washrooms on site, picnic tables, fire pits and a park for kids to play.
Hours: Day Use
Lions Park & Kids Pool – Fort Saskatchewan
Located in downtown Fort Saskatchewan the wading pool is a great way to cool off on hot summer days! The pool is restricted for kids 8 and under.
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday from 9:30 am to 6 pm
Suggested for kids 5 and over you can spend the afternoon floating down the Pembina River. Shuttles, tube rentals, and life jackets are available for rent.
Hours: Weekdays open at 11 am, Weekends open at 10 am. Close times vary.
Cost: $26-$32/tube & shuttle, $22-$28/tube only, $5 for parking
Are there any pools, waterparks or beaches that I missed? Comment below!