Winter Activities in Spruce Grove

Winter can be a challenging time to stick to your physical activity routine. So how can you remain active when the weather is not cooperating? Embrace winter and try any of these free or frugal indoor and outdoor activities.

Indoor activities

Drop-in recreation activities

Drop-in recreation programs, including Public Skating, are a great way to get active, stay in shape, and meet new friends during the long months of winter (October – March). For more information call Recreation Services at 780-962-7579, send email or check the Examiner’s City News page for weekly, up-to-date scheduling.

TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre

Located on 221 Jennifer Heil Way in Spruce Grove, the TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre (TLC) is a place where people of all ages can come and participate in sporting and recreational activities.

Outdoor activities

Cross country skiing

The Links golf course offers cross country ski trails during the winter. This is a free program offered to the community. Contact the Links Golf Club for further information.

Please follow the below guidelines when enjoying the trails:

Outdoor skating

Spruce Grove’s outdoor ice surfaces are free for the community to use and are not scheduled. Use at your own risk and please respect others while using the facilities. All outdoor ice is weather dependent and is available seasonally.

Parks and trails

Spruce Grove has many parks and trails ready to be explored including Central Park and Heritage Grove Park.

Tobogganing areas

Downhill fun! Bring your family and friends for a day of free fun on a local hill. These hills are inspected and maintained by City of Spruce Grove staff and are recommended for sledding.

When tobogganing or sledding:

Other outdoor activity ideas

Winter picnic in the park

Bundle up and take your thermos filled with cocoa to your neighbourhood park. Playing in the park can be a whole new experience in a snow covered playground.

Snow Shoes

Experience the Heritage Grove Trails in the winter with a snow shoe walk.