The Town of Coaldale offers a diversity of parks and recreation facilities for residents and visitors alike to enjoy. New facilities constructed over the last few years add additional value and enjoyment, benefiting the entire Coaldale community.
Coaldale’s facilities and parks offer something for everyone, be it the arts and culture enthusiast, the resident looking for an organized team sport or the family looking to enjoy the outdoors together. Included among the many amenities: parks for picnicking and Frisbee; an outdoor swimming pool, spray park and Tot Lot; regulation-size sports fields, baseball and softball diamonds; a skating arena and curling club; a library and museum.
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Coaldale Public Library
The Coaldale Public Library is a member of the Chinook Arch Regional Library System. Patrons with a Coaldale Library membership card can use any library in the system, including Lethbridge Public Library, and have access to more than 900,000 digital and print items. The library welcomes school groups and runs various programs such as Small Wonders, Tween Club, Summer Reading Programs, and Adult Book Club. The County of Lethbridge Community Learning Council is located in the Coaldale Public Library.
The Coaldale Public Library is also home to the McCain Gallery, a facility hosting various exhibits, and can be rented for small workshops or events.
The Coaldale Public Library publishes a bi-monthly newsletter with news and event information. For additional information, or any other questions, call 403-345-1340 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: 2014—18 Street
Facebook: Coaldale Public Library
Coaldale’s Sportsplex is the ‘go-to’ spot for tournaments, public skating, games and practices. Home to nine different leagues and organizations, including hockey, figuring skating and power skating, the facility is generally fully booked and has become a community gathering point. The arena boasts state-of-the-art dressing rooms and a new refrigeration plant, promising to be a Coaldale mainstay for years to come. To register for hockey or figure skating, or for free public skating times please refer to the Community Calendar.
Location: 1213 – 20th Avenue
Coaldale Curling Rink
The Curling Rink is home to the Coaldale Granite Club, a local organization dedicated to providing programming for all ages and skill levels. With more than 300 seasonal members and an additional 2,000 annual visitors, the curling facility is one of the few recreational and social facilities in Town capable of accommodating users of all ages in fall and winter.
There are programs for curlers of all ages and abilities, including a “Learn to Curl” program for beginners; junior and senior high-school teams; “fun leagues” catering to males, females, seniors and mixed teams; and “super league” for the advanced. There’s also a drop-in seniors’ league four days per week. From late fall to early spring, the Coaldale Curling Rink is a hub for of social interaction and exercise during the winter months.
Enquiries about the upcoming season, playing schedules and registration should be directed to the Granite Club of Coaldale at 403-345-4742. Alternately, visit the Club’s website.
Location: 2007 – 13th Street
Facebook: Coaldale Granite Club
The community pool has undergone extensive change over the last few years, the perfect place to escape the summer heat. In addition to public and family swimming, private bookings and children’s swimming lessons, the pool offers fitness classes and adult lessons.
A new private gazebo area featuring a private patio and BBQ can be booked for special events. The private gazebo area is available during public swim times for only $80.00/hour and includes 15 swim passes.
Also, the pool now operates a concession to better serve the needs of its patrons.
For more information, please contact the pool office at 403-345-1346 between June 1 and August 30.
Check out our Pool Page for full schedule.
Location: 1213 20 Avenue
Spray Park and Wading Pool
The community’s Spray Park is 3,822 square feet and includes an enclosed wading pool with fountains and deck jets. Surrounded by playgrounds, picnic tables, tall trees and plenty of green space, the park is the perfect gathering place for families and children. Washrooms/change rooms on site.
Thanks to the generous contributions of local user groups, organizations and granting agencies — the Kinsmen and Kinette Clubs of Coaldale, the Coaldale Wellness Association, and the Community Facility Enhancement Program — the facility is free to use! The Town looks after the facility’s maintenance, utilities and general upkeep.
The Spray Park and Wading Pool are scheduled to open mid-June for the Summer 2016 season and remain open for the season 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
Location: 2211 – 16th Street
Located in the Southeast corner of the community, the Quads offer a variety of sports fields including a football field, soccer pitches and ball diamonds. Various sporting groups from school teams and minor sports organizations to adult recreational teams and general public make use of this multi-field facility.
To access the Quads head East on 30 Avenue off of Highway 845 or head South from mainstreet (20 Avenue) along 13 Street and turn East on 30 Avenue. The fields are located at the end of 30 Avenue.
For information on field conditions, openings and closures, please call 403-345-1333.
Need a venue for a meeting, workshop, shower, wedding reception or dance? The Coaldale Community Centre may be just the place.
The Coaldale Community Centre is a spacious 2,000-square-foot facility with enough rectangular tables and chairs to accommodate 200 people. There’s also a separate bar area and a recently updated kitchen to meet the needs of any function. The facility includes a PA system, cooler, fridge, ice machine, microwave, two stoves, dishes/flatware, for 200 people, and coffee urns. There’s adequate parking and the facility is wheelchair-accessible.
Location: 1217—20 Avenue
Looking for a unique location for a meeting, workshop, shower, wedding reception, family reunion or a company party? The Gem of the West Museum not only provides visitors with a look back at the history of Coaldale and area but also provides a unique setting for community and private events.
With 15,000 square feet and a grand piano on site, there is no end to the possible rental configurations that can be accommodated.
The facility is wheelchair accessible and provides enough space to accommodate a bar set up and table seating or row seating.
The upper level can accommodate 169 to 189 people seated at tables or 269 to 300 in row seating. The lower level has room for 170 seats in row seating.
Open mid-May to September 5, Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed 12 to 1 p.m.
Location: 1306- 20 Street
Kin Picnic Shelter
This beautiful outdoor facility, located near the Alberta Birds of Prey Centre, is the ideal location for any outdoor event. It includes vehicle access for loading/unloading, adequate, wheelchair-accessible parking and all the lighting required for an evening get-together.
The Shelter offers a 78-inch gas BBQ with two heavy-duty cooking burners and a bun warmer. The kitchen has hot/cold running water, two double sinks, a stove, fridge, cupboards and island workspace, as well as two serving windows.
The Shelter’s spacious, relaxing 2,400-square-foot patio is a wonderful location for your guests to escape the sun. With 15 picnic tables seating 90 guests, there’s plenty of room for everyone. If it’s chilly, folks can huddle around the beautiful indoor fireplace or around the outdoor firepit.
Additional facilities include a horseshoe pit, playground equipment and a basketball hoop.
Location: 2304—16 Avenue
The HUB is a multi-use recreational and social programming facility which serves a broad range of needs and residents. It is also the home of Coaldale’s Parent-Link center. The facility can be rented for a number of occasions, including meetings and gatherings, plays and productions, exercise and fitness. For information about the facility, please contact Community Services. To get in touch with the Barons-Eureka-Warner FCSS or the Parent-Link Center, please dial 403-405-4466 or visit their website at http://www.bewfcss.ab.ca/
Location: 2107 – 13 Street