The region has a young population and plenty of activities specifically for families with children to enjoy. There are ten parks and one spray park ready for fun and action. Hilda Eben is a large park located in Slave Lake with tennis courts and a skate park, as well as a jungle-gym and ice rink. Runners and walkers can enjoy a 10 km paved walking path which winds through the forested areas next to the Sawridge Creek and out to Devonshire Beach before connecting with the Trans-Canada Trail.
Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park
Home to forests full of birds and a beautiful, natural white sand beach, Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park has many unique attractions. The Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation is open year round with interactive exhibits about the boreal forest and in the winter rents ski and snowshoe equipment. Favourite summer activities include hiking, cycling, swimming, sunbathing, birdwatching, paddling, fishing and kitesurfing, and in the winter enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and ice fishing.