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. 

Big Marble Go Centre

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

Located in central Medicine Hat off Dunmore Road SE, Crestwood Recreation Centre offers an array of recreational facilities and amenities.

teenager shooting a puck on an outdoor rink

Arenas, outdoor rinks and ponds, drop-in hockey and rentable ice time.

people in an outdoor pool

Outdoor and indoor pools, ponds, and lessons.

kids at the intersection of a crosswalk and a trail

Outdoor fun for the whole family.

vehicle and trailer at campground

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

E-scooter pilot program

In May 2022, City Council approved the implementation of a one-year electric scooter (e-scooter) pilot program with Bird Canada in certain areas of the city. The program is fully funded and operated by Bird Canada, a Canadian owned and operated company with operational headquarters in Calgary.

Learn more

Hillside Cemetery

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

Hillside Cemetery

A red Jeep on a trail

Vehicle access permit

Request a permit before you access city parks.

Apply for your permit