Welcome to the Grande Cache Recreation Centre

The Grande Cache Recreation Centre is home to a first-class aquatic centre, hockey arena, curling rink, fitness centre, climbing cave, meeting and party rooms, and a variety of great sport, fitness and community programs for all ages.

This wonderful facility sits on the site of Central Park, which features a Spray Park, picnic tables, paved walking paves paths and an outdoor green gym.

Facility Hours effective noon, June 21, 2021:

Monday – Friday: 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Stat hours: As posted

Please visit Fitness Centre and Aquatic Centre Schedules

Grande Cache Recreation Centre at a Glance


  • NHL size ice surface
  • Spectator seating for 700
  • Four dressing rooms with showers and washroom facilities
  • Referee room
  • Overhead door entry for large equipment
  • The ice is generally ready at the end of September until March
  • Arena surface available for weddings/rentals in the summer months
Arena & Curling Rink


  • 6 lane 25m pool
  • 2 dive boards (1m & 3m)
  • Wheelchair lift
  • Leisure/Wave Pool
  • Lazy River
  • Zero beach entry
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Offers Swim for Life Lessons, Fitness Programs and Lifesaving Society course
Aquatic Centre


  • Spray Park (Open June – September 11:00 am – 8:00 pm daily)
  • Changeroom/washroom facility
  • Paved Basketball Court
  • Green Gym with a full range of fitness equipment
  • Paved walking trails
  • Amphitheatre


  • An indoor climbing cave fun for the whole family!
  • Please contact the Recreation Centre at 780.827.2446 for the available drop-in times and rentals.
  • Call about special programs & birthday parties!


  • The Grande Cache Recreation Centre offers a variety of community programs and events for all ages that include registered programs, drop-in programs, fitness programs and aquatic programs.


  • All members and non-members are required to wear wristbands while using the Grande Cache Recreation Centre unless attending a program for which they have registered (participants’ names will appear on instructor attendance lists).
  • Access to our facility is permitted up until 20 minutes before the facility closes.
  • Families, persons with disabilities, persons with mobility issues and caregivers are welcome to use our family change room facilities.
  • No food, beverages (except water in non-glass water bottles), bags or coats are permitted in activity areas.
  • Coin-operated lockers are available for use in our change rooms at a cost of $0.25 per locker.
  • Parents/legal guardians are responsible for the behaviour and conduct of their minor children.
  • Personal conduct within the facility must be in the spirit of community and good sportsmanship.
  • Family-friendly language, behaviour and attire are expected and required.
  • Personal training, group training and instruction that is not delivered by Recreation Services or approved by the Manager of Recreation Services is strictly prohibited.
  • Proper, clean, non-marking athletic shoes and attire are required in activity areas.
  • Smoking and chewing tobacco are not permitted anywhere within the GCRC.
  • We have zero-tolerance for abuse or harassment of our staff and volunteers.
  • Grande Cache, its employees and representatives cannot be held responsible for lost or stolen articles. We strongly advise that no valuables be brought into our facility or onto our property.


  • Those who are sick or have symptoms related to COVID-19 must not visit.
  • Comply with physical distancing guidelines of 2 metres between individuals.
  • Wash or sanitize your hands before and after using the facility.
  • Refrain from touching your face with unclean hands.
  • Follow all mass gathering guidelines and limit congregating when entering and exiting the area.
  • During high-intensity aerobic activity, the physical distancing guideline is 9 feet between individuals.
  • Additional sanitation stations will be placed around the facility and the facility is on a rigorous cleaning schedule.
  • Follow tape and/or facility markers on the floor to define designated areas and manage the flow of participants.

780.827.2446   |    780.827-3850
Grande Cache Recreation Centre 

10450 Hoppe Avenue, Grande Cache, AB