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Prairie Winds Park

Prairie Winds Park

Prairie Winds Park is a vital part of Calgary's northeast communities. This large destination park was redeveloped in 2016/2017 with added features including the playscape and upgraded wading pool.

  • Due to its proximity to the Calgary Airport, the flying of any device is not permitted in Prairie Winds Park. This includes kites, model planes, drones, balloons, and any other device that is meant to be airborne.

Location: 223 Castleridge Blvd. N.E.
Area: 16 hectares
Park hours: 5 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Map of park

Park features

Other features

  • Three, year-round universal washrooms available in pool building (September long weekend to May 21, open 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. and May 21 to September long weekend, open 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.) and year-round 24/7 portable washrooms.
  • Fitness stations

About the park

The park first opened on September 8, 1990 with a gazebo in the Grant MacEwan grove, where 90 trees were planted for his 90th birthday. The park then underwent a 11.9 million dollar renovation from 2014 - 2017.

Construction update

As part of the Provincial Municipal Stimulus Program, Calgary Parks is embarking on a new construction project in Prairie Winds Park to provide drinking water to food truck vendors in the park.

This project will create several water hook-ups in the park for the vendors to connect to. Construction is expected to begin during summer 2021. Construction fencing will be in place with large open spaces are available for public use.

A work schedule will also be developed to ensure construction is avoided when important community events are occurring in the park. Additional information will be provided once construction timelines are confirmed.

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