About Red Deer
Red Deer is a great place live and do business. Centrally located in the heart of Alberta, Red Deer has benefited from being on the QEII corridor, CP rail, and the gateway to the David Thomson HIghway west. Red Deer has grown to over 100,000 residents while maintaining the small town friendliness and atmosphere that many have grown up with. You'll appreciate the affordability of real estate, and the ease of enjoying leisure, and recreation. The strength of Red Deer MLS® sales is the benchmark for the Central Alberta real estate sector.
|All Listings||Under $100,000||$100,000 - $200,000|
|$200,000 - $300,000||$300,000 - $400,000||$400,000 - $500,000|
|$500,000 - $600,000||$600,000 - $700,000||$700,000 - $800,000|
|$800,000 - $900,000||$900,000 - $1,000,000||Over $1,000,000|
Red Deer is Alberta’s third largest City with well over 100,000 people calling Red Deer home. Geographically, Red Deer is located halfway between Edmonton and Calgary in the heart of Central Alberta. Red Deer is a beautiful rolling parkland, with a variety of terrain accented by the scenic Red Deer River valley.
The local area has experienced both us and down cycles, largely influenced by the strong oil & gas economy. There is frequent moving from other areas in Alberta, and Red Deer has benefited from the relocation of petroleum service firms, and related businesses.
With all the amenities of major urban centres, it’s easy to see why so many like to call Red Deer home.
Things to do?
Red Deer has plenty of variety to offer for recreation activities. Some of the key facilities in use year-round are:
- The Collicutt Centre in the south-east
- The Recreation Centre in the downtown core,
- The G.H. Dawe Centre in the north
- The RDC Canada Games Centre in the west
Not to mention all the schools that have facilities for public use. Here you’re able to enjoy swimming, ice skating, and indoor sports and activities no matter where you live in the community.
For major events and WHL hockey no further than Westerner Park, which features the Centrium (home of the Red Deer Rebels). It’s an excellent venue for seeing hockey games, concerts, and tradeshows.
Parks and Trails
The trail system in Red Deer has something for all ages. It starts at the south end and follows through several great neighbourhoods and joins the Red Deer River. You’ll find joggers, cyclists, and dog walkers taking advantage of the trails. They converge at scenic spaces such as:
- OxBows Off-Leash Dog Park
- Three Mile bend recreation area
- Bower Ponds
- Kerrywood Nature Centre
- Heritage Ranch
- Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary.