Elementary & High Schools
There are many educational opportunities for the children in Red Deer i.e. catholic schools, public schools, private schools, and post-secondary institutions. In public schools, sixteen are elementary schools, seven are middle schools, three are high schools, while three are alternative schools. French Immersion programs, Year-round schooling, and Online schooling are offered by the Catholic School District of Red Deer. The largest post-secondary institution of the Red Deer is Red Deer College. More than eighty programs are being offered by them. The best elementary schools of Red Deer are Poplar Ridge, Koinonia Christian School, Ecole Camille J Lerouge School, and River Glen. Hunting Hills High School, Notre Dame High School, and Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School are the top high schools of the Red Deer.
The list of the hospitals in the Red Deer is given below
- Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre
- Alberta Health Services Michener Bend (Administration)
- Red Deer 49th Street Community Health Centre
- Mental Health Services – Red Deer 49 Street Community Health Centre
- Red Deer Bremner Ave Community Health Centre
- Red Deer Johnstone Crossing Community Health Centre
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre provides a wide range of services. It has an emergency department that operates 24 hours. There is also Central Alberta Cancer Centre in it.
Public Parks & Community Centres
Twelve parks are present in the city. Out of them, the best are Bower Ponds, City Hall Parks, Three Mile Bend Recreation Area, Discovery Canyon, and Kin Kanyon Park. Bower Ponds is an ideal place for a stroll or to just relax. You can go for fishing or ride a paddleboat there. In short, it is a great place for families to have a picnic. City Hall Park is surrounded by buildings that are centuries old. It is a place for the workers to rest and freshen up themselves in lunch-time who work in the surroundings. Kin Kanyon Park has walking trails, that make it ideal for the evening and morning strolls. Three Mile Bend Recreation Area is an ideal place for outdoor activities because of the area of 55 hectares. Adjacent to the Red Deer River, it is on the North Bank Trail.
There are many community centers at Red Deer, out of which best are given below
- Northside Community Center
- H. Dawe Community Center
- Dawe Center Pool
- Red Deer Recreation Center
- Collicutt Center
There are many things to do in G. H. Dawe Community Center i.e. floor hockey. Volleyball, badminton, basketball, pickleball, and child minding. There is also preschool, gymnasium, water park, children play area, and swimming pool. Collicutt Center is famous for its martial arts, swim lessons, arts and culture, health and nutrition, weight lifting, and youth programs. It also has meeting rooms, birthday party packages, arena, and school parties. Red Deer Recreation Center provides many fun exciting programs. It also offers healthy and educationally sound services. It provides recreation for both the kids and adults. It offers public swimming and aquatics programs.