An Exciting Announcement for Environmental Education in the Drayton Valley Area!

Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council receives a generous three year grant from the Edmonton and Drayton Valley Community Foundation.

A Successful Parks Day 2019!

Parks Day 2019 was a great success thanks to our partner clubs, sponsors and volunteers!

Get Ready for Parks Day 2019

Eagle Point Parks Day at Willey West includes a full day of outdoor adventure and cultural activities for the whole family!

An Exciting New Education Program!

New Pilot Metis Traditions Program in Eagle Point Provincial Park! Grade four students from St. Anthony School and Eldorado Elementary School were our first students to experience Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council's pilot Metis Traditions…

Park News… The Good and the Bad.

THE GOOD NEWS…. The Tipi is Up! We’d like to send a big Thank You to Linda Prentice, Alice Berger, Al Flamond and all the volunteers who lent a hand on May 11 during our Tipi Rising Ceremony! We also want to thank the Drayton Valley Community…

Be a Local Scientist on Global Big Day!

Join us on May 4, 2019 for Global Big Day and be a part of a global bird count. On May 11, at 11:00 am, join us for Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Tipi Rising Ceremony including a ceremonial smudge with our Metis Local partners.

Parks Council News and Events

Parks Council News and Events April 2019

Nature Nerds and Smart Phones?

Some Great Apps to Enhance Your Outdoor Experience. Here at Eagle Point Blue Rapids Parks Council, we have a firm belief that getting outside into nature is good for your physical and mental well-being!  However, There are many electronic…

Are you in the mood for Spring?

Birds, Bears and Stargazing to Kick-start our Spring We’ve weathered one of the coldest Februaries in Alberta’s history with some record breaking cold days.  If you’re like me, you might be struggling to get into the “Spring is in…

Family Day Fire & Ice Thanks You

Thank You for Helping Us Make Family Day 2019 A Great Success! We'd like to thank the many volunteers and participants who came out for our Family Day Eve Fire & Ice Celebration as well as those who trekked through the Rotary Trails on…

Family Day Weekend – Choose your Adventure!

This year, the Town of Drayton Valley, Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council and various clubs will host a full weekend of family themed activities on the Family Day weekend, from February 16 to 18!  Spend your Family Day weekend close to…

Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council 2019 Calendar

This is a great gift or keepsake! Purchase your very own beautiful 12-month coil-bound calendar, featuring twelve beautiful photographs of our two parks! Only $20.  All proceeds go to our Environmental Education Program! Calendars are…

Fun Outdoor Activities to do with your Kids over the Holidays

Get Outside with Your Family this Holiday Season! Happy Holidays to you and yours!  Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council wishes you all the best this Christmas season! May your holidays be filled with outdoor fun! In the spirit of outdoor…

Eagle Point Loppet an Exciting Outdoor Competition in the Drayton Valley Area

Our local Pembina Nordic Club is hosting the Eagle Point Loppet once again this coming January 12, 2019! What is a Loppet anyways? The word loppet originates from the Norwegian word "løp" which means "a run or race." Cross Country Canada…

Snowshoes – A Canadian Icon with an International Story

Snowshoes - A Canadian Icon with an International Story Early Man and Snowshoes The snowshoe is a traditional icon of Canadian culture.  Many of us imagine a snow bound cabin deep in the Canadian wilderness, where traditional wooden snowshoes…

Rotary-Pembina Nordic Outdoor Education Centre Becoming a Reality!

EDUCATION CENTRE NOW A REALITY This week, we’re excited to share the Pembina Nordic Club’s updates about the new Rotary-Pembina Outdoor Education Centre and their club events! Education Centre News… Construction on this two story facility…


HUNTING SEASON SAFETY. November is here and that means hunting season is open in parts of the Drayton Valley area for rifle hunters.  Here at Eagle Point-Blue Rapids Parks Council, we often get asked whether hunting is permitted in our…


WHICH PARK SUITS YOUR STYLE? For Drayton Valley area residents, exploring your two local Provincial Parks has become just a bit more inviting with our milder weather!  Did you know that the Drayton Valley region has two provincial park systems…