Parks, Recreation and Culture

Medicine Hat is a vibrant city with a vibrant culture, an enjoyable climate, plenty of sunshine and many indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities. 

exterior photo of the family leisure centre

Family Leisure Centre

Whether you want to get fit, learn a new skill, make new friends, or spend time with the family, the FLC has something for everyone.

Family Leisure Centre

teenage boy shooting puck on outdoor rink
Skating

Arenas, ponds, and rentable ice time.

hill pool filled to the brim with youngsters swimming
Swimming

Outdoor and indoor pools, ponds, and lessons.

Parks + Rec Master Plan

Shape the future

We are updating the Parks & Recreation Master Plan and encourage you to participate. Help shape the future of our community.

Shape Your City

kids stand at the trail head
Parks, Trails & Playgrounds

Outdoor fun for the whole family.

women roasting marshmallow on a camp fire
Camping

Gas City and Echo Dale Campgrounds

Arts and heritage

We are committed to ensuring the arts flourish and our heritage is celebrated and preserved.

Arts and heritage

Bookings and rentals

The City of Medicine Hat offers event spaces and recreational areas in facilities throughout the community.

Bookings and rentals

Hillside Cemetery

Hillside Cemetery is a peaceful, quiet sanctuary surrounded by trees.

Hillside Cemetery

Tree in a forest

Public tree decorating permit

Apply to decorate trees on city-owned land ahead of the holidays

Learn more and apply