Get Ready in the Park

Get Ready in the Park


Saturday, May 09
10:00 AM


Saturday, May 09
4:00 PM

Come and spend the day with us at the 9th annual Get Ready in the Park. Find out how you and your family can prepare for an emergency at this free, fun, family-oriented event. This year's event will focus on the impact of extreme weather.

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
Time: 10am - 4pm
Location: William Hawrelak Park

The City of Edmonton's Office of Emergency Management organizes Get Ready in the Park every year during Emergency Preparedness Week. With more than 40 groups from Edmonton's emergency response community showcasing their vehicles, equipment and technical capabilities, there is plenty to see, do and learn.

* Find out how to keep your loved ones and pets safe for at least three days.
* Watch Environment Canada release a weather balloon.
* Find out about food safety tips during power outages.
* Ride CN's Little Obie scale model locomotive while learning about railroad safety. Little Obie is part of a new interactive Kids' Zone.
* Ride in the EPCOR bucket truck.
* Practice a fire escape plan with your kids.
* Enter to win emergency-response themed prizes.

No need to go thirsty or hungry at Get Ready in the Park.
Van Houtte will be serving coffee, tea and hot chocolate. EPCOR will have water for anyone who needs to fill up a water bottle. A range of Edmonton's food trucks will be on site too.

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Event Location

William Hawrelak Park
9330 Groat Road NW
Edmonton, Alberta

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