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Local Stories and Adventures

Sporting Equipment & Gear Rentals (Family Fun Calgary)
Planning Family Adventures, But Don’t Have All the Gear? Where to Rent Sporting & Outdoor Equipment in Calgary!

Sometimes family adventures call for some specialized equipment, but there’s no point in investing big bucks in stuff you’ll only use once. Gear rentals save you money and storage space and can also let you ‘try before you buy’. They’re also great for your out-of-town visitors who can’t bring all
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Heritage Park Food (Family Fun Calgary)
Heritage Park: A Tasty, Treat-Filled Journey

Summer 2022: Also known as the season of eating our way around Heritage Park. Quick! What’s the fastest way to get your kids interested in a family outing? The most fool-proof way to ensure a fun day? Whether you have toddlers or teens, a well-timed treat goes a long way. We
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Heritage Park Prospect Ridge (Family Fun Calgary)
Heritage Park Prospect Ridge and the Coal Town Road

What iconic Calgary attraction has provided families with time-travelling entertainment for nearly 60 years? Heritage Park, of course! We are rediscovering the park this summer, checking out the newest exhibits, such as Prospect Ridge and a new Veterinary Practice at the Nanton Livery Stable. We plan on relaxing over picnic lunches
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Calgary Zoo Safari Sunday Brunch (Family Fun Calgary)
Beating the Winter Blues With Safari Sunday Brunch at the Calgary Zoo

January 2022 Our family has been to the zoo many times, but never to brunch. Not only did this seem like a good way to spend a (relatively warm) winter day and a perfect pick-me-up to beat the winter blues in the middle of January, but with a special January
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Escape Hour (Family Fun Calgary)
Can You Escape? Featuring the Escape Hour Plus 12 Other Escape Rooms in Calgary

The room dims and the lock clicks shut. There’s a moment of silence. Now what? Escape rooms have become a popular activity for families, youth groups, and even business colleagues. It’s a simple concept: allow yourself to be locked in a themed room, and solve the riddles inside to undo
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Lazy Day Raft Rental Experience (Family Fun Calgary)
Just Add Water: Floating the Bow With Lazy Day Raft Rentals

July 2021 It’s the warm summer sunshine and the feel of the water beneath you. It’s the changing scenery and the chance to literally lay back and watch the world go by. If there’s a more relaxing way to spend a summer’s afternoon in Calgary, I’m not sure what it
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Little Free Library Calgary (Family Fun Calgary)
Take a Book Leave a Book: Calgary’s Little Free Libraries

Perhaps when you’ve been walking or biking around town you’ve seen little boxes full of books in neighbourhoods all around Calgary. These Little Free Libraries are a really fun initiative that’s been popping up in cities all over North America. The concept is simple: you leave a book or two
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Chestermere Bike Park (Family Fun Calgary)
Pop a Wheelie at the Chestermere Family Bike Park

The City of Chestermere has a huge bike park that the whole family will love! Their goal is to create a safe and challenging bike park environment that promotes stewardship from users and provides a place for riders of all ages to develop their skills. Plus, it’s FREE. It’s a
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Calgary Bike Share (Family Fun Calgary)
Get the App, Ride a Bike! Discover Lime, Calgary’s New Bike Share

If you’ve driven anywhere near the downtown core in Calgary since the fall of 2018, you’ve likely seen the lime green bikes scattered around high-traffic areas. These bikes are part of a pilot project for dockless bike sharing in Calgary, a new mobility option to expand the public transportation system
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Calgary Central Library (Family Fun Calgary)
Three Reasons to Visit the Calgary Central Library This Winter (And Always!)

January 2019 I have always loved libraries, with their rows of books and the endless worlds to which you could escape. Growing up, I would walk down to our small-town library with my brother and cousins. We would confidently proclaim that we could read every book on a certain shelf over
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