Playgrounds and Green Spaces

Ponoka has a wide variety of playgrounds and green spaces for people of all ages to enjoy. Whether you are seeking the fun of a play structure, or just looking to take a stroll through the community’s natural areas, Ponoka’s parks and playgrounds have something for everyone. Please click an item on the list below to view more details about each playground and green space in Ponoka.


Central Park is located at 54 Avenue Close. This traditional neighborhood park has undergone many improvement designs in the year of 2020. The key features of the new park designs include a central lawn space for passive and active recreation, a central circular walkway with seating furniture and the preservation of existing trees throughout the park.

The Co-op Park is located at 6412 50A Street.

Located at 59 Avenue Close, this community scale park offers both an active and passive recreation experience. It includes a playground, benches, picnic tables and a ball diamond. This park is also within 600m walking (using sidewalks) to the north bridge in the Battle River Valley Park.

Lions Centennial Park is located on Highways 2A, just north of Highway 53. 

The Lions Centennial Park is one of the main pillars of the community. The park features an outdoor stage, playground, picnic shelters, public washrooms and a pond/foundation.

This is primarily a very open-style park, with boulevard-style tree plantings along the pathway. Most of the grounds are large turf spaces with scattered picnic tables and benches.

The Lucas Heights Park, located at 55 Street and 54 Avenue, provides the community with play equipment for young families. It also includes a bench, bike rack and large deciduous trees located along the perimeter of the park.

The Old Hospital Rotary Park is located at 5609 51 Street. This community park offers a beautiful green space that includes two covered gathering areas with picnic tables, benches, an amphitheatre, labyrinth, edible gardens and paved walking paths.

Riverside Park is located at 46 Street and 38 Avenue. 

This park offers a quiet, picturesque setting for family photos and group events. This regional park has many pocket open spaces separated by mature trees. It also includes a playground, benches and picnic tables.

Tractor Park is located at 50 Street and 53 Avenue. The Tractor Park is one of Ponoka’s newest parks with an exciting playground area for young families. It includes soccer pitches with bleachers and open turf areas for play.

Located at 45 Street and 42 Avenue, Volunteer Fireman's park provides the community with a wide variety of play equipment for young families. It includes a multi-age playground and a single basketball pad. This neighborhood park is less than a 0.2 km walk (using sidewalks) to the Battle River Valley trail system.

Westview park is located at 51 Avenue Close. It is a typical neighborhood park with mature trees that provide an inviting location for family picnics, play and gatherings. Temporary event space is also available; however, within a local residential setting. The park includes a basketball pad with a single hoop.