River Bend Golf & Recreation Area

Box 4, Site 19, R.R. # 2
Red Deer, AB T4N 5E2

River Bend Golf & Recreation Area hosts biathlon events during week one of the Games and cross country and para-nordic events during week two.


The River Bend Golf & Recreation Area is the premier cross country ski venue in Red Deer and central Alberta. Upgrades are currently underway at River Bend to enhance portions of the existing 14.5 km of cross country trails, develop a stadium area and renovate the biathlon range in advance of the 2019 Games.


Cross country skiing

Parking and transit

Parking including accessible parking is limited and available on first come, first serve basis. Carpooling is recommended. Please note that there is no bus service to the venue.