Alberta Recreation Survey

Since 1981, the Alberta Recreation Survey is conducted approximately every four years.


To find out about the recreation activities of Albertans and what influences their recreation choices:

  • Recreation activities
  • Favourite activities
  • Reasons for participation
  • Desired activities
  • Reasons for not participating
  • Perceived benefits of recreation
  • Volunteer involvement
  • Recreational trends over time

Over the years, many researchers and non-government organizations have found the historical trends of recreation that this survey has produced to be very interesting. For more information on the Recreation Survey, please check out the following pages:

For more information, please contact Alberta Culture and Tourism at 780-415-1164 or email for more information.

Last reviewed/revised: September 1, 2016
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