Explore the top things to do in Red Deer, from hockey to hiking

A stay at our Radisson hotel puts you close to Red Deer’s best things to do, from outdoor recreation at parks like Sylvan Lake to food and fun at Cash Casino, a short walk away from the hotel. You can strap on your skates at the G.H. Dawe Community Centre just down the road or head to River Bend Golf & Recreation Area to practice your golf game. For a relaxing break from on-site meetings, you can always explore the shops, restaurants, and local breweries in downtown Red Deer. Sports lovers won’t want to miss touring the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame or catching a hockey game at the Centrium. In town with friends or family? Spend an afternoon playing board games in the café at Bower Ponds or take the kids to an interactive art class at Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery.

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Collicutt Centre

4.33 mi / 6.97 km from the hotel
Find winter and summer sports under one roof at the Collicutt Centre, which includes features such as a rock wall, a swimming pool, and an ice arena.


4.4 mi / 7.07 km from the hotel
This event center at Westerner Park accommodates more than 7,800 people, but the 13 private suites fill up fast for sports events and concerts. Reserve a suite for your group, or get a ticket for the main floor to join the crowd’s contagious energy.

G.H. Dawe Community Centre

0.4 mi / 0.65 km from the hotel
Drop in for a yoga class in the studio, a workout in the exercise center, or a few hours of fun at the water park. You can also book a space for special events at this community center.

Pidherney Curling Centre

2.49 mi / 4.01 km from the hotel
Whether you’re a dedicated fan of curling or just want to learn more, the Pidherney Centre is a great place to watch or participate. Attend an event or purchase equipment at the pro shop during your visit.

River Bend Golf & Recreation Area

3.3 mi / 5.31 km from the hotel
Practice your swing on River Bend’s driving range, putting green, fairways, or nine-hole Mini-Links course. For those who prefer swimming to swinging, the recreation area offers a seasonal water park at Discovery Canyon.

Sylvan Lake

10.54 mi / 16.97 km from the hotel
Whether you're ice fishing in the winter or waterskiing in the summer, make the water yours for the day when you visit Sylvan Lake.

Sylvan Lake Golf and Country Club

11.28 mi / 18.15 km from the hotel
Located on the southern side of the water, Sylvan Lake Golf & Country Club offers cart rentals, 18 holes with well-groomed greens, and a chance to see local wildlife while you play.

Wolf Creek Golf

21.6 mi / 34.76 km from the hotel
Choose between two 18-hole courses when you book a tee time at Wolf Creek. If 18 holes aren't enough, play all 36.

Cash Casino

0.26 mi / 0.42 km from the hotel
Spend some time at Cash Casino, where you can play blackjack, poker, slots, and other table games. Between wins, enjoy a drink or a meal at one of the casino’s restaurants.

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

1.95 mi / 3.15 km from the hotel
Explore interactive displays celebrating Alberta’s most famous sports figures and the sports they loved, from hockey and football to figure skating and synchronized swimming. The museum includes fun stops like a climbing wall and a virtual sports area.

Bower Ponds

1.5 mi / 2.41 km from the hotel
This picturesque park is the perfect setting for everything from photoshoots to a day of outdoor play. Recreational activities include boating, skating, and sledding, or you can head indoors for an afternoon of fun at the Board Game Café.

Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery

2.3 mi / 3.7 km from the hotel
This community-oriented museum and gallery showcases Red Deer history with artifacts ranging from archaeological finds to farm equipment and traditional textiles. Browse the art collection or participate in a fun and interactive educational event.