Kinsmen Park Statistics


What are the activities at Kinsmen Park ?

Hiking


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Why choose a trail at Kinsmen Park?

The Kinsmen Field House is part of the Kinsmen Sports Centre - a multi-purpose sport and recreation facility located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The land surrounding the facility is called Kinsmen Park or Kin Park. Its namesake is the Kinsmen, a service organization. The field house was opened January 3, 1968 and was intended to be the first phase of a multifaceted Kinsmen Village that would eventually include an Olympic-size swimming pool and an indoor/outdoor performing arts theatre. At the time of its creation, it was unique among such facilities in Canada and remains the only such facility in North America which is open to general use. Kinsmen Field House once hosted concerts by many famous artists, including Led Zeppelin & Vanilla Fudge (1969), Frank Zappa (1971), Manfred Mann & KISS (1974), Queen (1975), Wishbone Ash (1975), Rush (1977), Bob Marley (1979), The Clash (1982) & Billy Idol (1984). In 1976, the Kinsmen Aquatic Centre was added to the facility to serve the 1978 Commonwealth Games. Also added in 1992 was the Keltie Byrne Fitness Centre. The Kinsmen Sports Centre is owned by the City of Edmonton and operated by the Community Services Department. It was the competition site for the 2005 World Masters Games diving, swimming, synchronized swimming and table tennis.

Kinsmen Park is a beautiful park located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, Alberta. The park is home to a variety of attractions, including a playground, a wading pool, a waterpark, a skatepark, and a BMX track. The park is also popular for its gardens and its large open spaces, which are perfect for picnics and other outdoor activities.



What are the services on site?

No information available


Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
51.0425274 -113.3909266

What are the coordinates and address of Kinsmen Park?

Kinsmen Park
Lakeside Blvd, Strathmore, AB T1P 1J1, Canada

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Starting Point

The Kinsmen Park is located in the city of Edmonton in Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take the Jasper Avenue exit from Highway 2 and drive east until you reach the park.

Why visit Kinsmen Park

The Kinsmen Park in Alberta is a great place to visit because it offers something for everyone. There are playgrounds, a water park, a skate park, a BMX track, and a variety of trails for hiking and biking. The park is also home to the Edmonton Valley Zoo, which is a great place to visit with kids.

Is Kinsmen Park in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as every family is different and each person's idea of a "good place for the whole family" may vary. However, Kinsmen Park in Alberta is a large park with plenty of open space, which could be enjoyable for families who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are also playgrounds, a swimming pool, and other amenities at the park, which could keep kids entertained.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Kinsmen Park in Alberta are swimming, fishing, and hiking. A bref description not to be missed near Kinsmen Park in Alberta is the beautiful scenery and nature.

- Kinsmen Park is home to a playground, a wading pool, and a skatepark.

- The park is also adjacent to the Edmonton Valley Zoo, which is home to over 500 animals from around the world.

- The Muttart Conservatory is also located nearby, and is home to four glass pyramids filled with different gardens.

- The John Janzen Nature Centre is a great place for nature lovers, with interactive exhibits and nature trails.

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Chair Cafe - A hidden cafe located in a residential area near Kinsmen Park. They serve breakfast and lunch and have a wide variety of menu items.

2. The Local Omnivore - A vegan restaurant that is hidden in a small strip mall near Kinsmen Park. They have a wide variety of vegan dishes and desserts.

3. Pho Hoang - A Vietnamese restaurant that is located in a small strip mall near Kinsmen Park. They have a wide variety of Vietnamese dishes.

4. Shanghai Express - A Chinese restaurant that is located in a small strip mall near Kinsmen Park. They have a wide variety of Chinese dishes.




Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No


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