This series consists of records relating to external agencies that have regular dealings with the City of Edmonton in its capacity to provide a safe, healthy and vibrant city, including Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, School Boards, sports organizations and other community organizations. These organizations may use City facilities to provide programs for recreation, sports, arts, culture, and education.
This series contains the following subseries:
Subseries 5.1: Community Leagues
Subseries 5.2: Sports and Recreational Organizations
This series consists of administrative records such as minutes, correspondence, reports, administrative memos and directives, financial records (including grant programs), publicity and departmental scrapbooks, and personnel records.
This series contains the following sub series:
Subseries 1.1: Meeting Minutes
Subseries 1.2: Correspondence
Subseries 1.3: Reports
Subseries 1.4: Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
This series consists of photographs documenting the work of the Parks and Recreation Department. Photos numbered EA-20 include images of civic properties, leisure programs, special events, sports, green spaces such as boulevards and parks, and City staff. It also includes a photographic inventory of several thousand images of schools, community halls, playgrounds, pools, parks, and facilities from around 1968. Photos numbered ET-28 were created as a slide library to be used by staff in presentations.
This series consists of records relating to the erection, operation and maintenance of sports, athletic, recreation and leisure facilities, pools and arenas. It contains records relating to organizations and facilities providing sports and recreation opportunities, including special events (like the Universiade Games in 1983) and festivals, for the citizens of Edmonton. It includes specialty and educational attractions such as the zoos, Fort Edmonton Park, John Janzen Nature Centre, the Queen Elizabeth Planetarium, the Edmonton Science Centre, and the Muttart Conservatory, and includes the programming aspects of animating those facilities.