Recreation

Mountain Bike Skills Park


Beginner and intermediate bike skill pump tracks were constructed in May 2013 with a connecting downhill skills track and a pedestrian trail on the west berm behind the Municipal District public works yard. This facility was badly damaged by the 2013 flood and is slated for relocation and reconstruction in 2017.


Playgrounds


There are playgrounds situated in four areas:
  • Exshaw Recreation Grounds - A wooden structure with slide and separate swings.
  • Exshaw School - A large playground with a multifaceted play structure, including swings, climbers, etc.
  • Margaret Jeffries Park (Centre/Tire Park) - A playground located in the centre of the community with an outdoor skating rink in winter, basketball in the summer. Updated in 2013 and 2015
  • Windridge - Built in the fall of 1995, this playground was updated in two stages in 2011 and 2015.

Recreation Grounds


The ECA operates a recreation area in the southeast portion of the hamlet. These facilities are available for private rentals and include playgrounds and:
  • Baseball diamond
  • Campground
  • Horseshoe pits
  • Volleyball court

Trails


The South Exshaw Trail was developed in 2012. This trail is a non-motorized use 3km walking, running and biking trail that is maintained by the Municipal District. The trail was badly damaged in 2013 flood and was relocated and redeveloped in 2015-16 through the flood recovery process. Located within the hamlet are a number of informal trails as well. These trails are not marked or maintained.