Education & Recreation

Leader in Education

  • Chinook’s Edge School Division (public system): Red Deer County is served by the Chinook’s Edge School Division. The Division prides itself on providing students with the opportunity to obtain the academic, personal, and teamwork skills necessary for lifelong learning.
  • Post Secondary Education at Red Deer College: Red Deer College offers over 80 programs to suit students’ academic and career goals. Whether students are able to take certificate or diploma programs, apprentice in a skilled trade, or earn a university degree. Continuing education, academic upgrading and literacy programs are also available.
  • Red Deer Catholic Regional School Division: Approximately 280 teachers are serving more than 5,000 students in 14 schools throughout the Red Deer area. French Immersion, year round schooling and “virtual” school are just a few of the many choices that the Red Deer Catholic Regional Division offers.

Year-Round Recreation

Red Deer County has amazing natural features, which make it a wonderful place for indoor and outdoor recreation. The County provides grants to our urban partners so that its residents can enjoy use of all facilities in the area. 

There are also numerous, lakes, rivers, trails, and parks to take advantage of. Learn more about recreation opportunities.