Family-Friendly Golf Courses in Calgary

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The grass is getting greener, which means golf season is upon us! If you’re looking to introduce your kids to golf or want to get out on the links as a family, there are many Calgary-area golf courses that have family deals or special programs for young golfers. Here are just a few family-friendly courses:

McCall Lake

Where: 1600 32 Ave. NE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-974-1805
Website: www.calgary.ca

This City of Calgary course is known as the city’s “Home of Family Golf” because of its relatively easy Par 3 nine-hole course. This is an ideal spot for families wanting to introduce kids to the sport.

Other City of Calgary Courses

Where: See website for locations
Website: www.calgary.ca

The City of Calgary public courses offer a variety of options for families and junior golfers. The annual EJ Justice Golf Tournament in August at the Lakeview course is designed specifically for kids age eight to 14 who aren’t members of a private club. Families can also apply for a Junior and Family Subsidy Program for programs at the Confederation Park, Shaganappi Point, and McCall Lake courses. The City also offers a number of Family Golf Nights at McCall Lake, Richmond, and Lakeview throughout the summer, during which two paying adults can golf with two junior golfers age six to 17 for free. Visit the City of Calgary website for more information.

Douglasdale Golf Course/Eaglequest Golf Dome

Eaglequest Golf Dome Address: 1025 32nd Avenue NE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-216-5949
Douglasdale Golf Course Address: 7 Douglas Woods Drive SE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-279-7913
Website: www.eaglequestgolf.com

The Douglasdale Golf Course and Eaglequest Golf Dome hold a variety of junior golf programs to help kids hone their skills. Over the summer, kids age four to 15 can sign up for summer golf camps.

Silverwing Links

Address: 3434 48 Ave NE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-269-8005
Website: www.silverwinggolf.com

After 6 pm on Fridays-Sundays and holidays, families of up to four people can golf for only $69.95 plus GST (nine holes and a cart). Kids must be part of the adults’ immediate family and between the ages of three and 18.

The Winston Golf Club

Address: 2502 6 St NE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-276-7981
Website: www.calgaryelks.com

Junior membership at the Elks is an annual membership open to any child from 9 – 18 years of age as of May 1 of the registration year. Junior members do not have to be related to an adult Elks member to participate. Activities include on- and off-course lessons, in-house and interclub tournaments and social activities to which junior members may invite a friend.

Lynx Golf Club

Address: #8, Lynx Ridge Blvd. NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403.547.5969
Website: www.lynxridge.com

The junior program is designed for students ages 6-18 years old. (SOLD OUT FOR 2019.) The program is open to members, as well as non-members and includes lessons and summer camps.

Heather Glen

Address: 234024 Range Road #285, Rocky Ridge, AB
Phone: 403-236-4653
Website: www.heatherglengolf.com

In addition to traditional golf, Heather Glen also offers a FootGolf course.

Fox Hollow Golf Course

Address: 1025 32nd Avenue NE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-277-4653
Website: www.foxhollowcalgary.com

Fox Hollow offers junior rates.

Lil’ Devil 9 Hole Course

Address: 2300, 194 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-452-7892
Website: www.bluedevilgolf.com

This special short course is a great spot for kids and beginners to get started with golf.

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