Recreation Programs, Activities & Facilities


Our surrounding natural environment in Grand Forks is full of mountains, lakes, and rivers that provide the perfect setting for fun and exciting outdoor activities such as downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, fishing, hunting, golf and a multitude of water sports. Grand Forks boasts an extensive network of single and multi use trails for walking, hiking, mountain biking, ATVing and horseback riding.

Local Recreational Facilities

  • Aquatic Center

    A leisure style public pool, jacuzzi, sauna, fitness center with many programs.

  • Grand Forks Arena

    Minor hockey, Junior B hockey, local figure skating club, public skating, men’s hockey.

  • Curling Rink

    Local curling club hosts many bonspiels

  • Skateboard Park

    Located adjacent to the Arena

  • Ball Diamonds

    There are three ball parks: Dick Bartlett (four diamonds) for little league & slow pitch; Angus MacDonald Park (1 diamond) for fast ball; and James Donaldson Park (1 diamond with lights). James Donaldson park is used for the yearly Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament.

  • Bowling Alley

    Six lane – five pin bowling.

  • Fitness Center

    Three weight and fitness centers

  • Seniors Centers

    Two centers located near City Park – Senior’s Centre Branch #68 and the Slavonic Seniors Centre.

  • Tennis Courts

    Public tennis courts located behind Grand Forks Secondary School.

Kettle & Granby Rivers Tubing Spots

Kettle River Tubing Spots
Carson at Old Carson Bridge SiteCity Park2 to 3 hrs
Spraggett BridgeCity Park2 hrs
City ParkNursery Bridge1 hr
Nursery Bridge (excellent beaches along the way)Atwood2 to 3 hrs
Granby River Tubing Spots
Hummingbird BridgePines Bible Camp6 hrs
Snake Hole (the gravel road after Copper Ridge)Barbara Ann Park1 hr

Outdoor Recreational Activities

Hiker girls on the mountain top


Golf around the City of Grand Forks.