Celebrate Alberta Day on Saturday, September 2 with free access to various City facilities, including the Eastlink Centre, Bonnetts Energy Centre, Aquatera Outdoor Pool, Activity & Reception Centre and Design Works Centre.

The Eastlink Centre, Aquatera Outdoor Pool and Activity & Reception Centre are available during regular facility hours with full, free access on a first-come, first-served basis.

Public swimming is available at the Aquatera Outdoor Pool in two-hour time slots beginning at 10 a.m. Eastlink Centre aquatics has two-hour time slots during its regular swimming schedule beginning with the lane swim time at 8 a.m. and public swim time starting at 12 p.m.

Free public skate takes place at Bonnetts Energy Centre from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the Grande Prairie Storm on-site to skate and take photos from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors are also welcome to stay at the facility and watch the Storm practice from 3:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

The Design Works Centre has multiple free drop-in ice times throughout the day in 1.75 hour slots, including:

  • Public skate beginning at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
  • Stick & puck ages 12 and under beginning at 12 p.m.
  • Stick & puck ages 13+ beginning at 4 p.m.
  • Shinny ages 16+ beginning at 8 p.m.

The City also encourages residents to visit the Grande Prairie Museum or Reverend Forbes Homestead, where admission is always free, to learn more about our region’s history in Alberta.

For more information about the City of Grande Prairie’s Alberta Day event, please visit cityofgp.com/AlbertaDay or contact AccessGP at info@cityofgp.com or by calling 311.

Information provided by the City of Grande Prairie