The Abbey Centre: The jewel of Central Alberta

Blackfalds’ Abbey Centre is the jewel of Central Alberta.

The Abbey Centre has more than 41,000 sq. ft. of indoor recreational opportunities.

Abbey Centre (Town of Blackfalds photo)

Indoor playground

A three-storey indoor playground features tunnels and slides. The indoor play space is more than 2,600 square feet. There are smaller structures for toddlers.

Indoor playground (Town of Blackfalds photo)

Field House

With over 15,000 square feet of floor space and a ceiling height of 42 feet, the Field House is the perfect venue to host a variety of sporting events.

Field House. (Town of Blackfalds photo)

Fitness Centre

The fitness centre is more than 7,000 square feet and has state-of-the-art fitness and weight training equipment.

Fitness Centre (Town of Blackfalds photo)

Outdoor Aquatic Centre

The Outdoor Aquatic Centre features a children’s water park with a slide, giant tipping buckets and lots of spray features.

There is a leisure pool with a zero-depth entrance, a tots’ area, and two water slides. There is a four-lane Jr. Olympic pool (25m) with a one-metre diving board and 10 ft. rock wall. There is also a 26-person hot tub.

Outdoor pool and two water slides. (Town of Blackfalds photo)

Running track

The Running Track is a 152 metre, four-lane track located on the third floor of the Abbey Centre and overlooks the Field House.

Running track. (Town of Blackfalds photo)

Great Trail

The Abbey Centre holds the distinction of being Canada’s only indoor portion of the trail. The Great Trail (formerly Trans Canada Trail) takes you from outdoors through to the second floor of the Abbey Centre and overlooks the Field House.

Trans Canada Trail (Great Trail) through the Abbey Centre. (Town of Blackfalds photo)

Ag Society Amphitheatre

The amphitheatre is located on the north-east portion of the Abbey Centre grounds and is a popular site for cultural events and programs. 

Ag Society Amphitheatre. (Town of Blackfalds photo)

Dinosaur Playground

Accessible 24/7, the Dinosaur Playground is available for family fun and spontaneous play. With the convenience of the public washrooms in the Abbey Centre during regular hours and the safety and security of being on the Abbey Centre grounds, the outdoor playground is a great destination for active families.

Dinosaur playground. (Town of Blackfalds photo)

Outdoor fitness

The Outdoor Fitness Park is located next to the Great Trail.

Outdoor fitness park. (Town of Blackfalds photo)

Veterans Monument

The Blackfalds and Area Historical Society and Veterans Affairs Canada built a war monument to remember and honour our local war heroes. 

Veterans Monument. (Town of Blackfalds photo)