Edmonton provides plenty of extreme activities from fishing adventures to racing and much more. Many of the attractions providing these adventures are found just outside the city, but close enough for convenience. Here are some of the most extreme activities you can enjoy near Edmonton.
Edmonton International Raceway
It doesn't get much more extreme than race cars flying around the track at incredible speeds. The Edmonton International Raceway is one of the most extreme attractions within the area. They not only hold plenty of races for fans, but they also allow you to experience the fun.
Race fans can experience the 10 Lap Stock Car Test Drive Experience. This experience allows you to enjoy ten laps around the track in one of the stock cars. They also provide a Stock Car Race School, which provides more than four hours of instruction and racing.
The raceway will even allow you to hold a birthday party here with plenty of fun activities. Whether you just want to attend a race or actually drive a stock car, you can enjoy plenty of extreme fun at the Edmonton International Raceway.
Edmonton Paintball Centre
Found in Downtown Edmonton, the Edmonton Paintball Centre is the largest indoor facility in all of Alberta. You can play any time of the week and any day of the week with your group. Imagine taking your friends out on the battlefield and colouring them with paintballs as you enjoy the battle.
Private bookings are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Along with private groupings, you can enjoy drop in paintball on Tuesday nights. Paintball is perfect for all kinds of events from birthday parties to bachelor parties and so much more.
Groups can reserve the facility for $35 per person, which includes everything you need. You will get a face mask, camouflage coveralls, gloves, a paintball gun and 200 paintballs. More paintballs can be purchased, if necessary.
If paintball isn't quite your thing, Laser Quest is another great adventure. You can enjoy the adrenaline pumping fun as you hide behind a barricade and shoot your friend's target. Imagine taking on your mom and dad in a fun game of laser tag. Parents, this is the perfect opportunity to prove you can beat the kids, too.
Laser Quest is open from 5pm to 9pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 5pm to 11pm on Fridays, from 11am to 11pm on Saturdays and from 11am to 6pm on Sundays. Each game is $9 per person and memberships are also available.
Extreme Air Indoor Trampoline Park
Whenever you have to sign a waiver, you know it's an extreme activity. At the largest indoor trampoline park in Canada, you will not only sign a waiver, but also enjoy everything from jumping courts to 3-D dodgeball. There are all types of fun things to do here and bouncing is not the same as you would experience on a trampoline in your back yard. If you want extreme fun in Edmonton, check out Extreme Air Park.
Force on Force Tactical Training in Edmonton
Force on Force Tactical Training in Edmonton offers Western Canada's largest indoor airsoft field. Visitors here can enjoy team-based simulated war games. Guests can dodge through dark corridors, kick down doors to surprise enemies and let their inner Rambo out for some competition and stress relief.
With a fully indoor 35,000 square foot playing area, there is never a need to schedule airsoft engagements around the weather. This facility makes it easy to try out airsoft competition any time of year. Force on Force also offers:
- generous 400 FPS field limit.
- a large multi-room staging area.
- premium equipment rentals to ensure that everyone in the party has proper gear.
- lockable storage for personal items.
- a visitors lounge.
The friendly & professional staff are available to explain equipment, rules and to help make visitors' airsoft games a success. Private staging and briefing rooms are available for attendees' events. The facility is conveniently transit accessible and just down the street from the Telus World of Science.
These are just two of the extreme activities you will find in Edmonton. You can also enjoy skydiving, extreme fishing adventures and so much more throughout the area.
By Justin Havre