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Red Deer

Located right between Calgary and Edmonton, Red Deer is a growing central Alberta city of more than 100,000 people.

CDI College Red Deer is located close to downtown, on the fifth floor at 5000 Gaetz Ave. From our new location, you can explore what the city has to offer, and with more than 75 retail businesses, 30 nearby dining options, over 110 km of walking and cycling trails, and 1,500 public parking spaces, you'll have plenty to do in the city.

In terms of arts and culture, Red Deer has you covered, too. With seven art galleries - including the city's only museum, the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery - live theatre and comedy at the Scott Block Theatre, and a collection of public art in Art Alley, creative inspiration is never far away.

If you're into sports, the Western Hockey League's Red Deer Rebels, coached by Stanley Cup Champion Brent Sutter play just a short drive away at the ENMAX Centrium. The Rebels have long been a factory for NHL talent, with players such as Dion Phaneuf, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, and Cam Ward playing their junior hockey in the city.
 

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Red Deer campus is accessible via transit, with several city bus stops nearby, as well as parking facilities for both cars and bicycles.

Address:

5th floor, 5000 Gaetz Ave.
Red Deer, AB
T4N 6C2

Programs offered at Red Deer campus

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CDI College Massage-a-Thon Raises More Than $13,000 for Second Chance Animal Rescue Society
June 4, 2018
EDMONTON, AB – June 5, 2018 – CDI College’s 6th annual Massage-a-Thon event was a bright, light-hearted, and above all else, successful day, raising more than $13,000 for the Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS). &ldquo...
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Your One-Stop Shop for All Things CDI College
May 1, 2018
CDI College Student Swag Store Now Live The new CDI College Store is now open. Your one-stop shop for everything CDI College, from sweatshirts and backpacks to coffee mugs, water bottles, and more, you’ll find everything here. The st...
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Five Reasons to Pursue a Healthcare Career
April 25, 2018
Choosing your new career path is the most important decision you’ll make, and the possibilities are endless. With Canada’s population aging and the boomer generation retiring, there will be an immediate need for trained healthcare p...
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CDI College Takes Aim at Cyber Bullying on Pink Shirt Day
March 5, 2018
VANCOUVER, BC – March 7, 2018 – Staff and students at CDI College campuses across Canada joined together to participate in Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 raising more than $4,000 for anti-bullying programs run by the CKNW...
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Receive a $1,500 ECE Scholarship!*
March 1, 2018
CDI College is currently offering a $1,500 scholarship * to qualified applicants who enroll in the Early Childhood Education – JEE.13 program in the province of Quebec with classes starting before March 31, 2018. Click here or call 1-888-654-4...
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Top 5 Tips for Returning to School as a Mature Student
February 26, 2018
Returning to school after a layoff or career change is an intimidating prospect – but there are ways to minimize the pressure before you step foot into class. With all the support CDI College offers for mature students, you’ll be ab...
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CDI College Holiday Food Drive Brings in More Than 5,000 Items
January 9, 2018
Across Canada, campuses pitch in to help Vancouver, BC - January 9, 2018 - Across Canada, from November 20 to December 15, CDI College campuses collected non-perishable items for local food banks, bringing in more than 5,100 items across our 25...
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CDI College Dental Assisting Program in Edmonton Now Accredited by CDAC
December 12, 2017
New accreditation will save graduates $1,200 in exam fees The Dental Assisting program at CDI College is now accredited by the Commission of Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC) in both Calgary and Edmonton. “Accreditation is the ex...
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CDI College Dental Assisting Program in Edmonton Now Accredited by CDAC
December 12, 2017
New accreditation will save graduates $1,200 in fees The Dental Assisting program at CDI College is now accredited by the Commission of Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC) in both Calgary and Edmonton. “Accreditation is the expecte...
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Edmonton North Campus Collects More Than 500 Pairs of Shoes for Charity
December 7, 2017
CDI College Partners with MLA Nielsen and UFCW 401 to Help Ermineskin Women’s Shelter Students and staff at CDI College’s Edmonton North campus came together over the last month to donate 523 pairs of shoes to the Ermineskin Women&r...
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Logistics Professionals in High Demand
November 22, 2017
Logistics & Supply Chain Management diploma program now at CDI College Alberta In today’s economy, the entire process of unearthing raw materials to turn into a tangible object for sale takes many forms; however, every step along the...
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CDI College raises more than $5,200 for Heart and Stroke on World Heart Day
October 4, 2017
VANCOUVER, BC; October 4, 2017 – In preparation for World Heart Day on September 29th, CDI College campuses across the country spent the month of September raising money and awareness for cardiovascular health, eventually raising $5,220 for th...
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CDI College Opens New Campus in Red Deer!
September 20, 2017
New Red Deer campus now accepting applications. CDI College is proud to announce the opening of our eighth Alberta campus in Red Deer , providing central Albertans with a career training option closer to home. “We are thrilled to be...
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CDI College raises $12,600 for the Edmonton Firefighters’ Burn Treatment Society at 5th Annual Charity Massage-a-Thon
June 19, 2017
EDMONTON, AB - June 19, 2017 - The weather outside was grey and drizzly, but CDI College's 5th annual charity Massage-a-Thon was a bright and sunny event, raising more than $12,600 for the Edmonton Firefighters' Burn Treatment Society (EFBTS)....
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CDI College’s 5th annual charity Massage-a-Thon set for June 9, 2017
June 5, 2017
EDMONTON, AB - June 5, 2017 - Massage Therapy students at CDI College's Edmonton North campus are hosting the fifth annual Massage-a-thon on June 9, 2017, a fundraising event that has benefitted local charities throughout the city. Student...
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CDI College Calgary North Hosts The Alex Dental Health Team
May 9, 2017
Calgary, AB - May, 9, 2017 - On Sunday, May 7, 2017, CDI College Calgary North campus was honoured to host The Alex Dental Health Team in our dental clinic. While The Alex Dental Health Bus ran hygiene appointments outside, six Calgary dentists vi...
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Update Your Digital Marketing Skills with CDI College’s Business Administration Management Program
March 28, 2017
Explore digital marketing fundamentals, web design, and social media strategies. With an emphasis on business fundamentals and emerging digital technologies, CDI College’s Business Administration Management program is perfect for those who want...
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CDI COLLEGE RAISES OVER $4,000 FOR PINK SHIRT DAY 2017
March 2, 2017
Vancouver, BC – March 2, 2017 - CDI College campuses across the country participated in Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 22 and successfully raised over $4,000 in support of CKNW Orphans’ Fund and Foundation Jasmin Roy’s anti-...
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CDI College to Award $25,000 in Bursaries Across Canada
February 1, 2017
Students who enroll before Feb. 28, 2017 will qualify for a $1,000 bursary! For students that enroll at CDI College before February 28th, they could be awarded a $1,000 completion bursary*. $25,000 in total will be awarded, with one, $1,000 bursa...
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CDI College Offers Full Scholarships to a Couple of Syrian Refugees
December 22, 2016
QUEBEC, QC - December 22, 2016 - Janet Jiji, Nabih Sabeh and their two young children, Perla and Antonio, were among the first Syrian refugees who arrived in Quebec in December 2015. After a full year spent improving their French skills, Janet and N...
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CDI College Raises Over $4,200 for the Heart & Stroke Foundation
October 3, 2016
VANCOUVER, BC – October 3, 2016 – In honour of World Heart Day on September 29, CDI College spent the month of September raising money and awareness for cardiovascular health. Over $4,200 has been raised by our campuses nationwide. All proceeds will...
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You’re Invited to CDI College’s National Open House
August 18, 2016
Join us on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 6-8pm to discover the path to your new career! CDI College is hosting open houses on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 6-8pm at each of our campuses across Canada. Whether you’re in British Columbia, Alberta,...
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CDI College Raises $10,000 for the Edmonton Food Bank at the 4th Annual Charity Massage-a-Thon
June 8, 2016
EDMONTON, AB – June 8, 2016 – Last week, CDI College’s Massage Therapy students raised $10,000 at the 4th Annual Charity Massage-a-Thon event in support of the Edmonton Food Bank, making this the largest sum of donations collected in the event’s...
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CDI College’s 4th Annual Charity Massage-a-Thon Kicks Off on June 3rd, 2016
May 9, 2016
CDI College ups the ante, hoping to raise $10,000 for the Edmonton Food Bank EDMONTON, AB – May 9, 2016 – CDI College is excited to announce its 4th Annual Charity Massage-a-Thon, which will take place next month on Friday, June 3rd, 2016 at the...
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CDI College Raises Over $6,100 at Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO on May 1st, 2016
May 3, 2016
VANCOUVER, BC – May 3, 2016 – This weekend, CDI College's campuses nationwide participated in the Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO, raising over $6,100 for the Kids Help Phone. On Sunday, May 1st, 2016, CDI College's campuses across Canada too...
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CDI College Joins Hike for Hospice Palliative Care 2016
April 21, 2016
Come out on May 1st from 1-4pm and help raise funds for this rewarding cause! EDMONTON, AB – April 21, 2016 – On Sunday, May 1, CDI College’s Edmonton campuses will be participating in the Hike for Hospice, a unique fundraising event that brings...
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Stop by Calgary North Campus's Alumni Workshop on April 21
April 13, 2016
Calgary, AB - April 13, 2016 - Need help kickstarting your career? Join us on Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 1:30-4pm , CDI College’s Calgary North campus is hosting a free Alumni Workshop to help previous students and alumni regain focus and maximiz...
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CDI College Raises Over $3,400 for Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser
March 3, 2016
VANCOUVER, BC – March 3, 2016 – Last week, CDI College campuses across the country raised over $3,400 at the Pink Shirt Day fundraiser, in support of CKNW Orphan’s Fund and Fondation Jasmin Roy’s anti-bullying initiatives. CDI College has always...
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CDI College Launches Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser to Support an End to Bullying
February 22, 2016
Vancouver, BC – February 22, 2016 – In support of Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, CDI College is encouraging all its staff, students, and everyone nationwide to wear pink to show support for anti-bullying programs across the count...
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You're Invited to Calgary North Campus's Alumni Workshop
February 15, 2016
Calgary, AB - February 15, 2016 - Need help getting back on track with your career this year? Join us on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from 2-4pm , CDI College’s Calgary North campus is hosting a free Alumni Workshop to help previous students and alumn...
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Amec Foster Wheeler Donates Over $150,000 in Computer Lab Equipment to CDI College’s Calgary City Centre Campus
January 25, 2016
Calgary, AB – January 25, 2016 – Students at CDI College’s Calgary City Centre campus will have a significant advantage in the job market after graduation, thanks to a generous donation of over $150,000 in classroom and computer lab equipment fro...
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CDI College Receives Generous Donation from geoLOGIC in Support of Future Oil and Gas Professionals
January 19, 2016
geoLOGIC donates geoSCOUT, the industry-preferred software for the oil and gas industry Edmonton, AB – January 19, 2016 – Graduates from CDI College’s Oil and Gas Administration program will gain an upper hand in the job market thanks to a genero...
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About Red Deer

Things to do in Red Deer

Red Deer is a vibrant city with plenty of activities to keep even the most restless explorers busy.

If you're looking to be entertained, check out the International Beer Haus & Stage, where you'll hear live music year-round. There's also the Ross Street Patio and Alexander Way parklet, which feature free live entertainment during the summer months.

The Red Deer Recreation Centre, located in Rotary Recreation Park is a great place to bring the family for swimming both outside (in summer) and inside. The Recreation Centre also has top-notch fitness facilities and an exercise gym.

Looking to get outside? Red Deer has more than 20 parks and recreation destinations within the city, including Bower Ponds, which features a playground overlooking the Red Deer River, and Three Mile Bend, a great place to take your dog to run off-leash.

There are also plenty of other attractions to be experienced in and around Red Deer, including Canyon Ski Resort - Alberta's largest non-mountainous ski resort - the Ellis Bird Farm, the Sunnybrook Farm Museum, the Danish Canadian Museum, and more!

 

Places to Volunteer in Red Deer

Red Deer offers many opportunities for people who are interested in volunteering, and chief among them is Volunteer Central.

Find out more about volunteering in Red Deer and its surrounding communities at volunteercentral.ca or have a look below for a list of non-profit organizations that may be looking for volunteers.
 

  • Alzheimer Society of Alberta & Northwest Territories
  • Better Business Bureau of Central & Northern Alberta
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Red Deer & District
  • Bredin Centre for Learning
  • Canadian Blood Services
  • Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre 
  • Central Alberta AIDS Network Society
  • Central Alberta Crime Stoppers Association
  • Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre Society
  • Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support
  • Central Alberta Women's Emergency Shelter
  • Central Alberta Women's Outreach Society
  • Central Alberta's Safe Harbour Society for Health and Housing
  • CNIB
  • Cosmos Community Disability Services Foundation
  • Family Services of Central Alberta
  • Habitat for Humanity Red Deer Region
  • Heart & Stroke Foundation
  • Learning Disabilities Association - Red Deer Chapter
  • Magdalene House Society
  • Medicine River Wildlife Centre
  • Parkinson Alberta
  • Red Deer & District Community Foundation
  • Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society
  • Red Deer Downtown Business Association
  • Red Deer Food Bank Society
  • Red Deer Native Friendship Society
  • Red Deer Regional Health Foundation
  • Red Deer River Watershed Alliance
  • Red Deer Symphony Orchestra Association
  • Safe Communities Central Alberta
  • The Central Alberta Crime Prevention Centre
  • The Leadership Centre of Central Alberta
  • The Lending Cupboard Society of Alberta
  • United Way of Central Alberta
  • Vantage Community Services
  • Volunteer Central Society
  • Youth HQ

 

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