Free Admission Day - September 29

The City of Edmonton is proud to once again host Free Admission Day. This year, it will be on Sunday, September 29 from 10 am to 6 pm.

Free Admission Day is the City’s way of thanking citizens for their ongoing support of our attractions, and recreation facilities. This annual event is also an opportunity to showcase the City of Edmonton’s diverse facilities, promote programs and services, and celebrate what each facility has to offer.

We are continuing our partnership with the YMCA, which will be offering free admission at four of its facilities. Both the City of Edmonton and the YMCA are champions of the Live Active Strategy and use Free Admission Day to motivate people to try out facilities they have not visited before.

Past years have shown that this event will create longer lineups, increase wait times to access facilities and increase traffic in areas surrounding participating facilities. To ensure another successful Free Admission Day, the City will provide additional staff at each location addressing the busy areas such as guest service locations.

For specific program information and a list of special events, please visit y.aspx

Please see below for participating recreation facilities and attractions.

Attractions Facilities

● Edmonton Valley Zoo ● John Janzen Nature Centre

Note:​ Muttart Conservatory and Fort Edmonton Park closed - rehabilitation projects underway.

Recreation and Leisure Centres

● Clareview Community Recreation Centre ● Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre ● St. Francis Xavier Sports Centre ● Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre ● The Meadows Community Recreation Centre

Arena - Public Skate

● Kenilworth 12:45pm - 1:45pm

● Oliver 1:45pm - 2:45pm

● Londonderry 4pm - 5pm

● Terwillegar 4:45pm - 5:45pm

YMCA and Partnership Facilities

● Castle Downs Family YMCA Community Centre

● Don Wheaton Family YMCA Community Centre

● Jamie Platz YMCA Community Centre

● William Lutsky YMCA Community Centre

● Kinsmen Pitch N Putt

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