Escape the city line-ups and booked facilities with the open space opportunities available in Okotoks all year round. There's an activity for every member of the family
3 Golf Courses
The stunning views will have entice you to finish the last bite quickly so you can get out onto the greens. This pristine 18-hole, Par 72 golf course features wide-open fairways that invite golfers to play the long drive while enjoying breath-taking vistas of the Rocky Mountains along the entire course. D’Arcy Ranch also offers practice facilities to assist you in warming up or improving your game before hitting the greens.
Nestled within the town of Okotoks, Crystal Ridge Golf Course provides golfers with a lush 9-hole, Par 35 course where every hole presents a new challenge. For those who are looking for a lighter side of the game, MaxMan’s Mini Golf course is the perfect choice and is located right at the golf course!
Both golf aficionados and less experienced players will enjoy a round at the hospitable River’s Edge Golf Club. Set along the Sheep River, three km east of Okotoks, this course offers a fun and unique 18-hole golf experience. With captivating views of the Rocky Mountains and sandy cliffs carved by the Sheep River, it offers the two-fold pleasure of inspiring scenery and an enjoyable game.
The location of the course is in the forested area northeast of the Water Treatment Plant. Parking is available in the parking lot east of Rich’s Playground in Sheep River Park and along South Railway Street. The use of the Okotoks course, located in Sheep River Park, is FREE and available to users during normal park hours (5am to midnight). Please see map of disc golf and parking areas by clicking the buttons below.
Water Spray Park
The park is scheduled to open June 1, 2021. Come check out the 12 new features and play zones geared toward different ages of kids and the addition of on site public washrooms.
Due to gathering restrictions, everyone is asked to limit their stay to 1 hour to allow more families to use the park. Social distancing between people who are not members of the same family is still required.
The Water Spray Park is located outside the Recreation Centre beside the skateboard park.
BMX bike track
The BMX Club is operated and managed by the Okotoks BMX Club. For more information please visit The Okotoks BMX Club website.
Slack lining is the activity or sport of balancing on a rope or webbing that is affixed above the ground approximately 0.6m-1.2m
(2-4 feet), usually tied to trees, but not stretched as to be taut. Spotters are strongly encouraged.
Slacklining is permitted in the following locations:
- Sheep River Park, 99 Woodhaven Drive, between the river and the campground
- Ethel Tucker Centennial Park, 23 Riverside Drive West
- Okotoks Recreation Centre, 99 Okotoks Drive (trees southwest of Diamond 10 only, NOT near the spray park)
- Hodson Park, 102 Visser Way
- Tower Hill Park near the tennis courts, 111 Waldron Avenue
- Wilson Park, 10 Wilson Street
For more information on slack lining in Okotoks, contact Parks at 403-938-8958.
Snowshoeing & Cross-Country Skiing
There are a number of free outdoor activities in Okotoks for adults, youth, and families to enjoy. When snow conditions are right, come on out and trying snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. These areas are ideal for bird watching, so bring your binoculars. Winter birds that frequency visit these areas include downy woodpecker, northern flicker, common redpoll, great horned owl, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, nuthatches, and Bohemian waxwing.