• Recreation News

    Temporary Closure – Johnson Park Camping Loop

    For public safety, Johnson Parks camping loop will be closed to the public during the following times while a crew completes installations:

    Monday, June 22, at 8:00 am until Wednesday, June 24, at 4:30 pm.

    This does not include the day use area.

    Updates to Campground Restrictions

    Effective June 19, 2020 updated guidelines for Grande Cache Municipal Campground and Greenview Campgrounds:

    Grande Cache Municipal Campground guideline updates effective June 19, 2020

    • The Grande Cache Municipal Campground is open at 100% site capacity other then the Group Tenting area.
    • Tenting now available in partial sites only.
    • The washrooms are open to only one person at a time.  One shower will be available.
    • The playground is open as per guidelines.
    • Firewood and shed access is open per guidelines for the campground.
    • The Laundry facility and the Cook House remain closed.
    • There will be no reservations accepted from out of country until further notice.  There are restrictions placed on self isolation of American Travellers.
    • CAMPING BY ONLINE RESERVATIONS ONLY https://www.campreservations.ca/campground/grande-cache-municipal-campground-673
    • Physical distancing of 2 metres is mandatory.
    • Please do not enter the campground if you are experiencing symptoms including cough, fever, shortness of breath, runny nose or sore throat that are not related to a pre-existing illness or health condition, or are otherwise required to isolate or quarantine.

    Greenview Municipal Campground guidelines updates effective June 19, 2020

    • Moody’s Crossing, Johnson Park, Kakwa River PRA and Swan Lake Campgrounds are now open at 100%capacity.
    • Tenting is now available.
    • Washrooms are now open.
    • Firewood is available.
    • Physical distancing of 2 metres is mandatory.
    • Recommend to bring your own alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
    • Please do not enter the campground if you are experiencing symptoms including cough, fever, shortness of breath, runny nose or sore throat that are not related to a  pre-existing illness or health condition, or are otherwise required to isolate or quarantine

    Important Notice: Playground/Outdoor Recreation Facilities Closure

    With the safety of Greenview residents and communities in mind we will be closing all playgrounds and outdoor recreation facilities effective immediately. We thank you for your continued understanding and cooperation during this difficult time.

    Southview Viewing Platform Now Open

    The Municipal District of Greenview Recreation Department is proud to announce the opening of the Southview Viewing Platform.  This new viewpoint is located at the Southview Provincial Recreation area, 130 km south of Grande Prairie on Highway 40.

    Southview Provincial Recreation Area is maintained by Greenview. It has four day-use sites that include picnic tables and fire pits. There is garbage/recycle containments, pit toilets, and a small parking area. There has been a newly constructed firewood storage location where firewood is provided. Southview has a few footpath trails to continue down to a lookout area. A beautiful sight to be seen!

    For more information about the Southview Provincial Recreation area please click here (https://mdgreenview.ab.ca/southview-provincial-recreation-area/)

Recreation

Campgrounds & Day Use Areas

Greenview operates and maintains the following recreation sites:

To find a listing of the campgrounds, or parks and lakes within the municipality visit Alberta Parks or Discover the Peace.

Arenas & Curling Rinks

Ridgevalley Arena
Crooked Creek Recreation Club
P. O. Box 91
Crooked Creek, AB T0H 0Y0

DeBolt Museum
DeBolt & District Museum Society
Fran Moore, Curator/Chair
P. O. Box 447
DeBolt, AB T0H 1B0
780-957-3957

DeBolt Pioneer Centre
Edith Moody, Treasurer
P. O. Box 503
DeBolt, AB T0H 1B0
780-957-2148

DeBolt Curling Rink
DeBolt & District Ag Society
P. O. Box 388
DeBolt, AB T0H 1B0
780-957-2444

Grovedale Arena
Grovedale Community Club & Ag Society
General Delivery
Grovedale, AB T0H 1X0
780-539-3983

Red Willow Curling Club
P. O. Box 239
Valleyview, AB T0H 3N0
780-524-3824
President – Cheryl Ilg (780) 558-9603
Rentals – Meghan Airth (780) 300-0539

Golf Courses

Grande Cache Golf and Country Club, Grande Cache, AB

Grovedale Golf and Country Club, Grovedale, AB

Gunby Ranch Golf Course, DeBolt, AB

Silver Birch Golf Club, Fox Creek, AB

Valleyview Riverside Golf Course, Valleyview, AB

Multiplexes

Parks and Playgrounds

Ski Hills

Nitehawk Year-Round Adventure Park
Grande Prairie Ski Club
Jonathon Clarkson, Acting General Manager
P. O. Box 1006
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 4B5
780-532-6637

Little Smoky Ski Area
M.D. of Smoky River
Lucien Turcotte, Administrator
P. O. Box 210
Falher, AB T0H 1M0
780-837-2221

 

More Tourism/Recreation Links

Discover Grande Cache

Grande Cache Tourism & Interpretive Centre

Fox Creek Nordic & Trail Club

Grande Prairie Regional Recreation Committee