Gull Lake is excellent for boating. The Summer Village of Parkland Beach has two boat launches close by, one of which sells boat fuel, and a general store that has a selection of fishing tackle and bait for sale. Motorized boats are welcome on the lake!


From waterskiing and tubing to wakeboarding and windsurfing, Gull Lake is the perfect place to spend an active day outside. Or, take things slower and enjoy a more relaxing day paddle boarding, kayaking, or canoeing.


Gull Lake is popular for sport fishing. Northern pike and walleye are the most sought-after sport fish in the water. In the warmer months, pelicans can also be seen fishing close by.

Ice Fishing

Sportsmen from all around Alberta use Gull Lake for ice fishing. Lake whitefish are a popular fish for ice fishing. The lake whitefish of Gull Lake are numerous, large, and easy to catch. Bring out your registered ice hut and enjoy a winter day on the lake! Don’t forget to register your ice hut with our Take it Off program and remove it from the ice by March 31st.


The beach is centrally located in the community and provides 150 meters of sandy area to play in. The shallow water is enjoyable for swimmers of all ages. Right on the beach is a brand-new playground, a picnic area, and washrooms.


Kids can swing, slide, and climb on the Summer Village playground, located right on the beach for a fabulous view of the lake. The sand is great for digging around in. The playground is also conveniently located next to washrooms and a picnic area.


Play ball! Get a group together and play a friendly game of ball at Parkland Beach’s baseball diamond. Friends can cheer in the bleachers. Bring out a picnic and call it a day!

Walking Trails

Walk, run, or bike the Summer Village’s walking trails. Bring the family for some fresh air and exercise or take a leisurely stroll with the dog. Just remember to keep your furry friend on a leash!

Gull Lake Golf Course

Located on the beautiful northwest side of the Gull lake, golfers have the added benefit of amazing views from nearly every hole. This executive par-three golf course offers a great golf experience for the whole family.

Wintertime Ice Skating

In the wintertime the Summer Village maintains a picturesque ice skating rink. Families gather and enjoy the best of the natural environment and the season. Our ice rink is maintained by our famous ‘Gatorbonie’ which always keeps the ice silky smooth and is one of the best outdoor skating areas around.