Welcome to Macdonald Island Park

Located in Fort McMurray Alberta, MacDonald Island Park is Canada’s largest community recreation, leisure and social centre. The Island is home to Suncor Community Leisure Centre, Miskanaw Golf Club and Shell Place.

Summer Camps are back at MacDonald Island Park. To plan your summer activities, check out the 2019 Summer Camps Guide today!

2019 Summer Camps Guide    2019 Spring & Summer Recreation Guide 



  • Suncor Community Leisure Centre

    The 450,000 sq. ft. Suncor Community Leisure Centre quickly became one of the most popular leisure, fitness, and recreational attractions in Fort McMurray. Since opening in 2010, SCLC has welcomed millions of visitors.

  • Miskanaw Golf Club

    With a tranquil environment, the Miskanaw Golf Course features an Island Green that holds 10,000,000 gallons of recycled water, a wide variety of challenging holes for all skill levels, and a beautiful restaurant featuring the best patio in town, at the Fox Den Patio and Grill.

  • Shell Place

    Shell Place, opened in June 2015, encompasses SMS Equipment Stadium, the Baseball Stadium, Indoor Turf Field House, High Performance Training Centre and the Don Scott McMurray Law Office Badminton Centre. In addition to these amenities, Shell Place also boasts meeting, conference and event spaces and full hospitality services, as well as being home to the Redpoll Centre, a non-profit hub operated by the United Way of Fort McMurray.


  • Fitness

    Our professional trainers specialize in teaching programs like BabyFit Bootcamp, Triple Threat Fitness and spin to help you reach your goals & stay motivated.

  • Arts & Culture

    MacDonald Island Park is home to the MiDance Academy, the MacDonald Island Community Art Gallery presented by the Kirschner Family Corporation and many visual arts programs and workshops.

  • Aquatics

    The Syncrude Aquatic Centre shines as an example of aquatic excellence with its 54m Olympic swimming pool, diving boards, warm water leisure pool, family waterpark, whirlpools, lazy river and waterslides. The Syncrude Aquatic Centre hosts daily swim lessons, courses and various community groups.

  • Island Academy

    Our children’s programs provide a progressive environment that encourages children to learn and explore through play. Try out our new Island Academy program built to grow with your child’s development.

  • Climbing

    The MacDonald Island Park climbing wall is professionally textured to look and feel like a real rock face. The wall features 14 anchor routes, 3 auto belay routes and plenty of bouldering opportunities.

  • Dance

    The MacDonald Island Dance Academy is a full service dance studio providing education in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, lyrical and hip hop. We offer high quality instruction in a fun and welcoming environment.

  • Personal Training

    With a diverse group of personal trainers specializing in a variety of different topics, we are sure to have a highly educated trainer that suits your needs. From pregnancy to specialized athletic training, we have a trainer for you!

  • Training & Courses

    Get the training you need to ensure safety for those around you. Our professional staff teach various Lifesaving Society Lifeguard and Red Cross First Aid courses for ages 8 and up.

  • Camps

    With a variety of camps, from sports to visual arts, we have something for every child.

  • Sport

    We have sports of all sorts! With new programs added regularly, we are constantly providing new and fun leagues and programs for all ages.


  • Fort McMurray Giants - Season Tickets On Sale Now!

    The Giants are a collegiate summer baseball team playing in the WMBL. 

  • Little Ray's Wildlife Festival

    FORT MCMURRAY - MEET A SLOTH! Get to know a gator! Make friends with an armadillo! And many more amazing animals. Little Ray's Nature Centre and the Foundation for Animal Rescue are bringing you a not to be missed event this may long weekend, May 18th and 19th and 20th!

  • Fort McMurray Boys & Girls Club Golf Tournament

    The Fort McMurray Boys and Girls Club are happy to announce our 2019 Charity Golf Tournament! Along with our sponsors: Bumper to Bumper and The Canadian Brewhouse, we will be hosting a best-ball format tournament on Friday, May 24th with a @ 1:00pm shotgun start, at Miskinaw Golf Course. For Team Registration information or Prizing and Sponsorship options, please contact: Steve Shea 780-838-2838 steve@bumpertobumperfm.com Ross Garrett ross@thecanadianbrewhouse.com, or Melissa Singer events@fmbgc.ca

  • Carrie Underwood - Summer Sounds FM

    As part of the Summer Sounds FM 2019 Concert Series, seven-time GRAMMY® Award winner Carrie Underwood will take the stage at SMS Equipment Stadium at Shell Place on May 30, 2019! This event is in partnership with Country 93.3.

  • Small Business Golf Tournament

    Join us on June 14 for the Small Business Golf Tournament, where small businesses from across the community are invited to enjoy networking, team building and a little friendly competition! 

  • Nickelback - Summer Sounds FM

    Join us at SMS Equipment Stadium at Shell Place on Saturday July 6, 2019 as Nickelback, Billboard’s “Top Rock Group of the Decade” will be rocking the stage as part of the Summer Sounds FM 2019 Concert Series line-up with special guests Monster Truck. This show in partnership with 100.5 CRUZ FM and 97.9 ROCK.

  • Bryan Adams - Summer Sounds FM

    To complete the Summer Sounds FM 2019 Concert Series line-up, Canadian rock legend Bryan Adams will take the stage at SMS Equipment Stadium at Shell Place on Saturday July 13, 2019! This concert is in partnership with 100.5 Cruz FM, Mix 103.7 FM, and 97.9 ROCK.


    This fall will bring together two iconic country artists, Dallas Smith & Dean Brody for the Friends Don’t Let Friends Tour Alone Tour, with special guests Chad Brownlee and MacKenzie Porter!