Recreation

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An off-leash dog on a trail surrounded by trees
Brief

Speaking Municipally doesn't get ruff on pop-up dog parks

The city's proposal to create up to 30 pop-up off-leash dog parks earned an endorsement from noted cat-lover Troy Pavlek in Episode 205 of Speaking Municipally.

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Exterior view of the new Coronation Park Sports and Recreation Centre within Coronation Park with people and dogs in the snow around the trails leading to the building
News

On the agenda: Coronation funding, pedway construction, climate reviews

City council returns from its holiday break this week, with community and public services committee on Jan. 16, urban planning committee on Jan. 17, and executive committee on Jan. 18. Here are some of the key agenda items.

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The front entrance of the Tri Leisure Centre
News

Shared recreation centre marks 20th anniversary

The TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre celebrates its 20th anniversary on Oct. 1 with high hopes of continuing to recover from the pandemic, helped in part by an increase in funding from the three municipalities that support it.

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Play equipment and toys in the child-minding space at the Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre
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Child-minding offered at five city recreation centres

The City of Edmonton and the YMCA of Northern Alberta have partnered to offer child-minding at Kinsmen Sports Centre and Terwillegar, The Meadows, Clareview, and Commonwealth recreation centres as a year-long pilot program. The service provides supervision for children who are 11 or younger to play and learn while their parents or caregivers use the city's recreation facilities.

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BIPoC Outside, with black-and-white figures of people kayaking, hiking, skiing and cycling
Brief

Podcast pick: BIPoC Outside

New podcast BIPoC Outside strives to "create equity of access in outdoor sport and recreation" by way of interviews and thoughtful conversations with athletes, innovators, and organizers who are Black, Indigenous, or Peoples of Colour.

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A snowy, tree-lined path in the river valley
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Edmonton to move forward with exploring a potential national urban park

The Edmonton region's river valley could gain official status as a national urban park if a newly signed statement of collaboration between the city and Parks Canada to explore the possibility develops into a full-fledged partnership.

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