As with everything during the pandemic, things are subject to change and please confirm with the venue before heading out. The inclusion of golf courses on this list is only for your information and does not mean they are open as of time of writing.
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:
Where: 1600 32 Ave. NE, Calgary, AB
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
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, but may be suspended due to COVID. Families can also apply for a Junior and Family Subsidy Program for programs at the Confederation Park, Shaganappi Point, and McCall Lake courses. Fin free junior golfing with a paying adult and Take a Kid to the Course. Visit HERE for more information on subsidies and HERE for special deals.
Douglasdale Golf Course/Eaglequest Golf Dome
Eaglequest Golf Dome Address: 1025 32nd Avenue NE, Calgary, AB
Douglasdale Golf Course Address: 7 Douglas Woods Drive SE, Calgary, AB
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.
The Winston Golf Club
Address: 2502 6 St NE, Calgary, AB
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
The junior program is designed for students ages 12-18 years old. (SOLD OUT FOR 2021.) The program is open to members, as well as non-members and includes lessons and summer camps.
Address: 234024 Range Road #285, Rocky Ridge, AB
In addition to traditional golf, Heather Glen also offers a FootGolf course.
Fox Hollow Golf Course
Address: 1025 32nd Avenue NE, Calgary, AB
Fox Hollow offers junior rates.
Lil’ Devil 9 Hole Course
Address: 2300, 194 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB
This special short course is a great spot for kids and beginners to get started with golf.
Golf Canada Centre
Address: 7100 – 15 Street SE, Calgary, AB
Golf Canada, at Deerfoot & Glenmore, has a short par-3 course that is perfect for beginners.