Physical activity on any level is a proven benefit to a person’s mental and physical health; something we need now more than ever. GO Leduc (Go Outdoors) speaks to all the opportunities and possibilities to incorporate activity in a regular routine while visiting the splendid amenities available throughout Leduc.
To help kickstart spring, here are a few areas that may spark your interest:
Telford Lake has something for everyone, from casual bird watching, evening strolls along the Multiway Trail to water sport adventures through the Leduc Boat Club. This lake is Leduc’s gem in the middle of the city with fantastic trail connections to other amenities, such as Wm. F. Lede Park and the Cultural Village with the Stone Barn Garden. Venture to Leduc’s east side today to enjoy a picturesque sunrise or sunset! To learn ore about this natural beauty in Leduc’s downtown, watch our YouTube video.
Fred Johns Park
This park is conveniently located in the heart of this city; nestled within 65 acres you’ll find three ball diamonds, two playgrounds, disc golf course, picnic and barbecue areas, and Leduc’s famous Multiway Trail System. Fred Johns Park is a great location for a day out with the family to enjoy all it has to offer, whether biking on the trail, enjoying the playgrounds or bird watching. Walking, running, playing, eating, watching, relaxing and more, can be found at this premier location. To learn more about this great park, watch our YouTube video.
Telford Lake Trail
This trail is almost 10 km in distance around the lake and is accessible year-round. The trail also features interpretive signage, boardwalk area, rest stops and more; all to enjoy all what nature has to provide. Click HERE to learn more!
Tennis courts and outdoor fitness parks
These great amenities are centrally located for your household to enjoy; whether meeting up with a friend for a bit of tennis or to change up your gym routine while enjoying the outdoors. Both areas provide fantastic options to mix up your regular activity, have a bit of fun in the sun and maybe try something new:
- Tennis courts: Corinthia Drive at the Kinsmen Park next to the John Bole Athletic Park
- Outdoor fitness parks: 2 locations, next to Kinsmen Park and Wm. F. Lede Park near the football field north of the ball diamonds
Connecting neighbourhoods to Leduc’s downtown core, residents and visitors can enjoy nearly 75 km of groomed trails, maintained 12 months of the year for many types of activities. Most notably, is the latest addition at Telford Lake of nearly 10 km of trail extending around the lake. The Telford Lake Multiway is a fantastic outdoor gem for walking, biking, etc., as well as watching for area wildlife and bird watching. For more information, click HERE.
Outdoor fitness programming
A number of opportunities are available and outlined on our website. Click HERE for further details. Live Leduc App is a great way to learn more, register and sign-up for programming of interest: https://www.live.leduc.ca/leduc/public
NOTE: Regular updates will be posted on the LRC’s Facebook page.
Be proactive, Leduc. Get active!
Please visit this page again as we’ll provide more information in the coming weeks on other great outdoor amenities to visit.