Dog Park

Year Round

There is a fenced year round off-leash area behind (north of) the eastern segment (Safeway to Staples) of the Cornerstone Development at 6800-48 Avenue. It can be accessed by driving to the back of the stores and parking in the designated area.

Seasonal

The Stoney Creek Valley is open as a seasonal (summer) dog off-leash area when the snow is completely gone and the Camrose Golf Course is open as a seasonal (winter) dog off-leash area once the greens are completely covered in snow. Both areas are a multi-use area largely maintained by volunteers, and respecting other users and their chosen activities will ensure its future availability for these activities. The 'south nine' at the Camrose Golf Course has been designated as the dog off-leash area over the winter period. It is important that the posted guidelines and rules are followed in these areas to be successful.

Rules

  • This is a shared, multi-use facility; respect other dogs and owners.
  • Dogs are to be wearing a current license, identification and owner contact tag(s).
  • Dogs must be accompanied by their owner who must be able to maintain effective verbal control of their dog at all times.
  • Dogs must be both dog and human friendly.
  • Dogs involved in aggressive incidents must leave the area immediately.
  • Dogs must be: a minimum of six months of age, immunized and spayed/neutered.
  • A leash not exceeding two meters (six feet) must be carried at all times.
  • Be sure to dispose of your dog's waste in designated containers.
  • Designated "dangerous dogs" and "guard dogs" are not permitted in this area.
  • Owners are responsible for the behaviour, welfare and safety of their dog(s) while using this area. Owners are personally liable for any damages or injury their dog inflicts or receives...the City of Camrose is not.

Rudy Swanson Park

Rudy Swanson Recreation Park is located in the central area of Camrose, and has many facilities that allow people to participate in recreation and leisure activities. Situated at 53rd Street and 44 Avenue, south of 48th Avenue (Highway 13), it is easily accessed by visitors via major arterial roads.

Recreation Centre, Community Centre, and Aquatic Centre

The Recreation Centre, the Community Centre and the Aquatic Centre are the major indoor facilities in the Rudy Swanson Recreation Park area.

Kin Park

Kin Park is the major outdoor sportfield facility located on the southern part of Rudy Swanson Recreation Park. It consists of four ball diamond facilities for softball or baseball. Kin 2 diamond is equipped with bleacher seating around the infield, and field lighting. Kin 1, 2 & 3 diamonds have fully skinned shale infields, covered player shelters, and are permanently fenced around the outfield perimeter.

Harry Andreassen Diamond

Harry Andreassen Diamond is a multi-use facility on which baseball, football, and soccer can all be played. The diamond has a pitching mound that meets adult baseball standards. The diamond has a fully skinned shale infield and covered player shelters. The field is equipped with lighting for evening play.

During the baseball season (May through July), the diamond is outlined with temporary fencing from the infield to the foul poles and around the outfield. In the fall season (August through October) the outfield fencing and foul poles are removed and football uprights are installed.

Multi-Use Sports Fields

Rudy Swanson Recreation Park is also home to six soccer pitches. Four fields are located along the northern portion of the park, with access and parking along 46th Avenue or 45th Avenue and a parking lot immediately to the north of the Max McLean Arena. Two fields are located in the eastern portion of the park and can be accessed by 45 Avenue or 44 Avenue.

Skateboard Park

The skateboard park is located immediately north of the Community Centre at 4516-54 Street, on the Rudy Swanson Recreation Park grounds (53 Street and 44 Avenue).

Assisted by the generosity of the Camrose Rotary Club and others, the skateboard park was completed in the spring of 2004 and provides boarders a place to challenge their skills. Designed with the direct input of local boarders and consisting of a variety of bowls, rails, ramps, pipes, stairs, and other features, the skateboard park was designed for both novice and experienced boarders.

Rules

  • The use of safety equipment (including helmet, knee/elbow pads, and wrist guards) is highly recommended. The chance of injury increases significantly if safety equipment is not worn.
  • The skateboard park is designed for skateboards, in-line skates, and BMX bikes only. Mountain bikes are not allowed.
  • There is no age limit for the use of the skateboard park but please use it to your own skill level. The facility is not supervised, caution is advised, and when you use it, you do so at your own risk.

Spray Park

The Spray Park is currently closed for the duration of construction on the Aquatic Centre.

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