MacDonald Island Park, Fort McMurray

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  • June 14, 2017
    Great all family recreation centre state of the art facility Very friendly atmosphere, nice clean bathrooms Updated equipment Also offers massage therapy on site with Physio clinic  more »
  • May 25, 2017
    My daughter goes to a hockey Acadamy there twice/week. She showered, then accidentally left her (expensive and brand new) clothing items there. I raced back to the change room she was in merely 20 min...  more »
  • May 22, 2017
    This is a beautiful place it as so much to do there relax in a hot tub go swimming or go skating or use the track and work out equipment and they also have little places to get snacks and they have ro...  more »
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  • May 10, 2017
    Fantastic facility! I only visited here briefly but I was immediately impressed by the amenities- I mostly interacted with the library staff and took in the art gallery and both were extremely high quality. The library facilities were very very good and the staff was friendly and helpful, and the art gallery was quite remarkable as well. However, the most important part of any good multi-use community facility like this is the atmosphere, and that can only be formed if the place is actually in use! And MacDonald Island Park is clearly a community hub for a variety of interests, activities, and groups! The water park looked fun and was packed! The library had poetry reading events and people playing chess and reading all over! The halls were full of people walking, chatting and relaxing. Fort MacMurray should be proud to both have and animate such a tremendous site, and I'm sure if I got to spend more time in it it'd earn that fifth star.
  • May 23, 2017
    Crazy how much work they put into this place! It's no wonder that its one of the only things to do in Fort McMurray. It's a little on the pricey side if your only going to be able to go a handful of time per month. That was the major disappointment along with that the basketball court is small and the rock climbing wall is basically pathetic. Yes it looks cool from a distance or in the photos but it fills up way too fast, way to small, the routes aren't well planned and are confusing to follow sometimes. However those are small problems compared to the height that you can boulder to and the requirements to be able to use the non-auto belay systems. It would be nice to see an upgrade to both of those parts, then I might buy a pass. On a side note the pool is great, I love the hot tubs and the slides are quite fun.
  • June 2, 2017
    Equipment is run down. Water fountains taste good. Changing room smells like dirty socks. Have fun at the water park swiming in kids urine.
  • July 3, 2017
    Amazing facility in a boring city. I enjoy my days off with a swim.
  • May 13, 2017
    THE community centre of Fort McMurray. Great foods, great gym, great pools, and more! They never stop adding new areas. With the addition of Shell place, the ultra gym never seems to bore me.

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