We host year-round programs and events that focus on outdoor recreation and the environment. We want to help you be healthy, happy, and connected with nature.

We offer:

Upcoming Programs and Events

Show us your Best Snow Sculpture!  

Looking for something fun and creative to do over the Christmas break? Look no further: The County of Grande Prairie Snow Sculpture Contest! 

We’re encouraging County residents to build sculptures, forts, igloos and art creations using only snow and ice in your own yard. Take a photo of your creation and submit it for your chance to win a $250 gift card, family fun basket or Nitehawk tubing passes. Enter by January 11. 

Snowshoe Rentals 

Get out and explore all the County has to offer this Winter! 

  1. Rental Season is while there is snow on the ground.
  2. Renters may pay the Rental Fee and provide a credit card pre-authorization, cheque or cash for the Security Deposit at the time of Pick Up.
  3. The Security deposit may be withheld if the snowshoes are not returned in a timely fashion or if they are damaged during the course of the rental.
  4. Pick up/Drop off is during regular hours at the Community Services Building, 10808 100 Ave Clairmont. Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM 4:30 PM, closed from noon -1 PM.
  5. $10 Rental fee per pair for daily rentals plus a $50 Refundable Security Deposit.
  6. Daily rentals must be returned by 4:30 PM the day following the rental.
  7. $15 Rental fee per pair for weekend rentals plus a $50 refundable Security Deposit.
  8. Weekend rentals must be returned by 4:30 PM the Monday following the rental.
  9. $50 Rental fee per pair for full week rentals plus a $50 refundable Security Deposit.
  10. Full week rentals must be returned by 4:30 PM on the last day of rental.
  11. Snowshoes are available on a First Come, First Served basis. You may get a larger size than you initially request.
  12. Three sizes are available.
  • Large - up to 300 lbs.
  • Medium - up to 200 lbs.
  • Small - up to 150 lbs.

Group rentals (more than 6 pairs) must be arranged separately by contacting the Parks and Recreation department at 780-532-9727.

Renting is easy with the online Snowshoe Rental Application.

Past Programs

  • Kids Can Catch
  • Gardening Workshops
  • Outdoor Photography
  • Nordic pole Walking
  • Snowshoe FUNdamentals
  • Winter Family Frostival