Town of Banff Recreation Grounds Redevelopment and New Pedestrian Bridge

The town of Banff (ToB) is proposing to continue to redevelop the existing Recreation Grounds over the next 5 years. The project is comprised of a variety of sub-projects to implement the 2015 concept plan. The proposed works include the construction of a new pedestrian bridge over the Bow River to connect Central Park with the Recreation Grounds and multiple other elements as follows:
• New south trail for horses, north trail realignment, new central trail and overall wayfinding redevelopment
• New multi-purpose building with deep service lines, toboggan hill and winter outdoor skating rink
• Basketball court re-surfacing, playground and bike park redevelopment
• New maintenance building and yard, and a new picnic area west of existing sports field


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.


Latest update

November 23, 2022 - The assessment decision statement has been issued to the proponent.



Banff National Park
Box 900
Banff, Alberta T1L 1K2
Telephone: 403-762-1419

  • Location

    • Banff National Park (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Recreation and Tourism
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Town of Banff
  • Authorities

    • Parks Canada Agency
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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