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Parks and Pathways

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Several parks, pathways and green spaces in Crossfield provide residents and visitors with a diverse opportunity for recreational activities, hobbies and family time. Take advantage of the playground equipment, grassy areas and natural elements in the summer. Taking a walk once the season has turned colder is a great way to see the variety of plants, trees and vegetaion Crossfield's pathway/parks system has to offer.

Signs are located throughout the town, mapping the extensive pathway system, parks and sidewalks. Following signs along the pathway in the north will lead you to the southwest end of town and the dog park, fishing ponds and Collicutt Siding Golf Club.

Parks and Facilities Map

 Banta Park & Splash Park

Banta Park is the located in the heart of town, on the corner of Railway Street and Limit Avenue with parking available on Chisholm Avenue. The Golden Key Over 50 Club is located in the park with access from Chisholm Avenue.

The park is lined with matured trees and bushes, and offers two playground structures; one smaller structure for those under five years of age and another for ages five and over, as well as two set of swings.

The newly renovated basketball and tennis courts provide hours of fun for the whole family. Lines have been added to one of the tennis courts to create a Pickleball Court.

The Splash Park is a great way to keep cool in the spring and summer months. There is plenty of space to run and jump in the water. There are benches and picnic tables situated around the splash park, so bring a lunch, enjoy a picnic and stay cool. Temporary seasonal bathroom facilities are provided.


Splash Park opens for the season - June*

Splash Park closes for the season - September*

* Dates are subject to change due to weather.  Park is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 General rules and Etiquette of the Splash Park

  • Touch the green cap to start the water.
  • The spray park is not supervised. Adult supervision is recommended.
  • The spray park is not intended for pets. For health reasons, please keep your pet away from the spray park area.
  • Footwear is recommended.
  • No running on the splash pad.
  • Climbing the water structure is strictly prohibited.
  • No skateboards, inline skates, scooters or bicycles within the spray park area.
  • Please, for the safety of yourself and others, no glass in this area. 


Interesting Fact

The water used in the Splash Park is filtered and re-used, therefore, no new water is being added. The Splash Park continues to run during a water ban, due to this process.

 Off-Leash Dog Park

Located on Western Drive across from the Golf Course, this open space provides ample room for your dog to run off-leash and interact with others.  The pathway system however, is not an off-leash area and dogs are required to be on leash while walking the pathway system.

Bags and garbage receptacles are available onsite.

Parking is also available.

During the COVID-19 pandemic the off-leash dog parks within Crossfield remain open to the public; however, provincial guidelines for physical distancing (six feet) continue to be in effect. If you feel sick, please stay home.

 Fishing Ponds

The fishing ponds are located at the west end of Laut Avenue and Range Road 12.  

Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery stocks the ponds seasonally with Rainbow trout. Fishing licenses are required for anyone over the age of 16. Please note, there is a five fish limit. 

 Crockett Park

Crockett Park is located in the Sunset Ridge Development on the corner of Sunset Way and Sunset Heights. This park contains play equipment for children ages two to five, a set of swings and open green spaces for children of all ages.

McCaskill Park & Skate Park

McCaskill Park is the Town's largest outdoor recreational area located along Whitfield Avenue and McCaskill Drive.

It has two softball/fastball diamonds, one hardball diamond, one soccer field with a 400-metre running track and a BMX/skateboard park.

This park also offers playground equipment for children ages five to 12, and a set of swings.

 Murdoch Park

Murdoch Park is located at the south end of Murdoch Street and includes soccer fields designed for smaller children, and playground equipment for ages five and up along with two sets of swings.

 Veterans Peace Park

Veterans Peace Park, located at the north end of McCaskill Drive, boasts an 11-acre park with two memorial forests. One forest was planted by the Crossfield Legion in honour of war veterans, and the second forest was planted by the Crossfield United Church in memory of loved ones who have passed. The park also includes a toboggan hill and is a great area to a nature walk. 

Walker Park

Located along Harrison Street, Walker Park offers green space and play equipment for ages five to 12, along with a set of swings.

 Wigle Park

Located on Mossip Avenue, Wigle Park has play equipment for ages two to five and open green spaces for children of all ages.