Invitation to Grand Opening of River Bend Light Park (night skiing) venue for Canada Winter Games

You are invited to the grand opening of the newly completed Light Park (4 km of night skiing) at River Bend Golf and Recreation Area, January 9th,  5:15 – 6:00 pm.  

Members of City council, the Canada Winter Games Council, Alberta Government representatives and members of the local ski clubs will be in attendance to celebrate the completion of this $400,000 project.

We hope you are able to join us in celebrating and promoting the opening of the new Light Park and Enhanced Recreation Trails with the Parkland Ski Club, Project Sponsors and members of our local community. 

This grand opening is open to all members of the public.

A short program in the main clubhouse will be followed by the lighting of the park by Mr. Doug Anderson, President and CEO of Peavey Industries.



5:00 pm Doors open at River Bend Club House. 

5:15 pm Guest Speakers: 

Welcome from Mayor Veer on behalf of the City of Red Deer

Mr. Tom Marr-Laing- Parkland Ski Club President/Project Leader

Mr. Doug Anderson – President/CEO Peavey Industries

Greetings from the Province of Alberta Representative

5:35 pm Lighting of the Park, outside at the start/finish stadium.


We will be joined by members of the Red Deer Jack Rabbits Ski Club and our ski community who will be actively using the light park after the opening.  You are encouraged to bring your skis and join us for an active ski tour after the park is officially light up!

We look forward to seeing you on January 9th to share in the excitement of the opening of this Red Deer Legacy Project.