Parks & Pathways

Sikome Lake (Family Fun Calgary)
Need Some Summer Fun? Just Add Water! Our Day at Sikome Lake

Summer is the time for sand and sun, playing in the water, throwing a ball, and eating popsicles. Even if you still have to work and manage a household in the summer, you can always make time for summer memories at the beach! It’s time to play, and if you
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Creekfest 2020 (Family Fun Calgary)
Fish Creek Parks Day and Creekfest

Alberta Parks and Fish Creek Provincial Park are celebrating Parks Day and Creekfest on July 16, 2022, with a summer afternoon in the park learning about this unique urban oasis. Enjoy a variety of activities, including guided nature walks, games, interactive displays, and live performances. This family celebration of nature is
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Bike Parks (Family Fun Calgary)
Challenge Yourself With Calgary Bike Parks and Pump Tracks

Do you remember being a kid and the joy and freedom of riding a bike? Pedalling up the hill as hard as you could and then enjoying the thrill and the wind in your hair (ahem, kids, wear your helmets) as you flew down the hill. Bike parks have been
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Community Nature Adventure Playground (Family Fun Calgary)
Calgary Recreation: Free Playground Programs

This summer, it’s time to get out and play. Calgary Recreation has some FREE playground programs for the summer of 2022. Mobile Adventure Playground The City of Calgary has a mobile adventure playground that spends the summer travelling between city parks. The pilot program was so successful that over 2000
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City of Calgary Park n Play (Family Fun Calgary)
City of Calgary Offers Free Fun in its Parks During Summer Holidays With Park n’ Play and Stay n’ Play

Did you know that the City of Calgary offers community-based summer recreational programs that are FREE? If you aren’t familiar with them, here is our guide so you can take advantage of them in your neighbourhood. Park n’ Play is a free outdoor drop-in program for children aged 6 to
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Bowness Mini Train (Family Fun Calgary)
Bowness Park Mini-Train

Bowness Park is an excellent place for kids to play, run, and enjoy summer, and the vintage Bowness Mini-Train adds even more fun! Originally constructed (in an earlier version) during the 1950’s, and closed for 3 years after damage in the Calgary 2013 flood, the Bowness Park Mini-Train is a treat
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Sikome Lake (Family Fun Calgary)
Sikome Lake – The Beach is Back in Calgary!

Sikome Lake is a definite must-go family fun destination for the summer. It is a man-made lake located in Fish Creek Provincial Park in the south part of Calgary that is shallow and warm with a sandy bottom and a beach. There are change rooms, playgrounds, and concession stands. Bring
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Mobile Adventure Playgrounds (Family Fun Calgary).
Kids Can Enjoy Free Play at Calgary’s Mobile Adventure Playground

There’s a new playground in town . . . and it won’t stay put! The City of Calgary has a mobile adventure playground that spends the summer travelling between city parks. The pilot program was so successful that over 2000 children visited the playgrounds over the summer. It has continued
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Urban Hikes (Family Fun Calgary)
Urban Hikes: Hit the Trails Without Hitting the Road

Urban hikes: let’s hit the trail without hitting the road! Parenting involves seasons of desperately trying to fill the days with activities, like taking toddlers swimming, even though you know perfectly well you might spend more time getting ready and cleaning up than you actually spend in the pool. It
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Douglas Fir Trail Edworthy Park (Family Fun Calgary)
Adventure in an Afternoon: Hiking the Douglas Fir Trail at Edworthy Park

I like to be active, but to be honest, I’m a bit of a lazy hiker. I do best when someone treats me like a teenager. “Okay, Charity, we’re going hiking so get in the car. Lunch is already packed and we’ll go out for supper when we’re done.” I’m
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