CELEBRATION - A grand re-opening event at Discovery Canyon will take place Friday between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Emily Rogers/Red Deer Express

Red Deerians invited to the official re-opening of Discovery Canyon

Event held Friday to include free BBQ and treats

The City of Red Deer will host a celebration for the official re-opening of Discovery Canyon, a Canada 150 legacy project.

The celebration takes place July 21st from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Discovery Canyon, a Canada 150 legacy project, is now open after a year of renovations and upgrades. Following the official ceremony at 11 a.m., there will be a free hot dog BBQ, Canada 150 cupcakes, family fun activities for all ages, prizes and free Canada 150 water bottles for the first 200 guests. Free tube sharing is also in effect from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Parking will be limited; however, there are complimentary bus and shuttle services from Sorensen Station and St. Joseph High School (2700 67 Street). Deaprting times from Sorensen Station include 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. with return busses to Sorensen Station at 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. (last bus leaves Discovery Canyon at 4 p.m.).

Departing times from St. Joseph High School are every 15 minutes from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with return busses every 15 minutes (last shuttle leaves Discovery Canyon at 4 p.m.).

For more information, visit reddeer.ca/discoverycanyon.

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