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William Hawrelak Park (originally Mayfair Park) is a 68 hectare park in the river valley featuring a 5 hectare lake and open meadows. The park hosts several major festivals and events throughout the year and is a fantastic location for all Edmontonians and visitors to explore.


Park Hours 5am-11pm
Pavilion Closed
Shelter Building at
Picnic Sites 1, 2, 3 (Summer)
Shelter Building at
Picnic Site 2 (Winter)*
* Shelter buildings at site 1 and 3 are closed during winter.

*Skate Rental Shop Hours are listed below

Trail/Park Cautions & Closures



Map of 9330 Groat Road
9330 Groat Road
Edmonton, Alberta


  • Designated parking and curb cuts
  • Main entrance in pavilion
  • Partially accessible phone, picnic areas, playground areas and fountains
  • Pathways
  • Safe drop-off and pick-up area
  • Service counters lowered in pavilion
  • Wheelchair accessible washrooms


  • Lake 
  • Parking (limited during festivals and events)
  • Pavilion with seasonal food concession (limited hours)
  • Playground
  • Skate rentals 
  • Walking and cycling trails
  • Washrooms in pavilion and Picnic Site 2
Summer Season
Ski trail locations, maps and programs.
Skaters can use public outdoor ice skating surfaces in major parks or Community Leagues.

Skate Rental Hours

Skate rentals are only available during lake ice opening, see facility notifications for details.

Monday Closed
Only open for group bookings of 10 or more people, call 311 to book.
Friday 6pm-9pm
Saturday Noon-8pm
Sunday Noon-5pm
Statutory Holidays Noon-7pm

Hours are subject to change due to poor ice conditions and/or temperature that reaches -23 degrees celsius with wind chill.


Address: William Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Road
Cost: free admission

Hawrelak Lake Ice

Hawrelak Park Skating RInk
Near picnic shelter 2
Hours: 11am-10pm


Hours: 9am-10pm
Includes: washrooms, skate change area, skate rentals, concession and lockers

Check the current status and conditions before visiting.

Picnic Sites

Reserve a Picnic Site

Hawrelak Park has 4 picnic sites available for reservation during the summer. Site #2 is also available during the winter. The park has 30 picnic tables available for drop-in (no fee) use. Additionally, reservation site tables that aren't reserved in advance may be claimed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Picnic Site Site #1 Site #2** Site #3 Site #4
Capacity 64 64 64 96
Canopied Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tables 8 8 8 12
BBQ Pits* 1 1 1 1
Wood Camp Stoves* 2 2 2 2
Washrooms Onsite Onsite (Open year-round) Onsite 231 metres (Main Pavilion)
Accessible Washroom Pavilion Onsite & Pavilion year-round Pavilion Pavilion
Parking Onsite (Limited) & 2 1/2 Blocks from site Onsite 1 Block from Site Onsite
(Additional fees apply)
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Vehicle Access
(Additional fees apply)
Yes No Yes Yes
Inflatable Play Equipment Permitted*** Yes No No No

* You must supply your own wood
** Winter-season reservations available
*** Terms and Conditions apply


We accept cash, debit, credit (Visa, Mastercard or American Express), or cheque (payable to the City of Edmonton). Minimum 4 hour reservation is required.

Canopied Picnic Sites: $38.95/hr

Non-canopied Picnic Sites: $29.85/hr

Borden Park Picnic Sites: $29.85/hr

  • All sites canopied, no fire pits or grills onsite

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Sites 1 and 9: $38.95/hr

  • All sites non-canopied, reservation includes ball diamond

Additional Fees

Some sites offer additional services or permissions, you can request and pay for these at the time of booking.

Power Access*: $46.80/site

  • Extension cords are required

Vehicle Access*: $46.80/site

  • Maximum 3 vehicles for pick up/drop off use only
  • Parking not permitted on parkland

Inflatable permission*

  • $2 million liability insurance required

Sport Field Usage

*Additional terms and conditions apply. Please inquire at time of booking.

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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