Calgary Attractions & Things To Do
Find something interesting to do or see in or near Calgary. Our city offers a good selection of attractions and venues where you can learn something new or just have a day of fun. Scroll through our list of activities to find something you're interested in. Add Your Activity
Aero Space Museum4629 McCall Way NE
The first aviation museum in Calgary, The Air Museum of Canada was founded in 1960 but was largely a collection of privately owned aircraft. Disbanding in 1971, the museum's aircraft and assets were turned over to the City of Calgary and housed at the city's Planetarium for safekeeping and display. In 1975 the Aero Space Museum Association of Calgary was registered as a non-profit, charitable, organization and assumed the care and upkeep of these artifacts.
Alberta Campgrounds, Hikes and Nature. AlbertawowThroughout Alberta Canada
Find a campground near Calgary, go for a hike or visit a nearby point of interest. Albertawow contains excellent information and related photo galleries.
Bedrock CrossFitUnit 104, 620 - 46 Ave. N.E.
CrossFit is a strength and conditioning program that uses functional movements, which are constantly varied and performed at high intensity. The movements are universally scalable, so people of all abilities can join! We offer general group CrossFit classes, mom and dad classes where you can bring your kids, and specialty classes like Rowing Conditioning Classes, and Critical Alignment Therapy Yoga. We will soon offer kids classes, advanced classes, mobility classes, and CrossFit “Light” classes meant for seniors or mobility impaired individuals. Free Open House Workouts held once per month! Contact us to find out when the next one takes place.
Botanical Gardens of Silver SpringsSilver Springs Community
The Botanical Gardens of Silver Springs is without doubt one of the Seven Wonders of Calgary, Alberta. It boasts 1350 square meters (14 600 square feet) of gardens which includes a spectacular Wall Garden that runs an uninterrupted 1300 feet.
Butterfield Acres FarmCountry Hills Blvd NW
Get the family out for a bit of fresh air and some wholesome farm experiences! Discover the joy and wonder of the farm environment, always new experiences and discoveries as you follow the animals thru the seasons. Group parties, birthday parties and year round bookings available.
Calgary Learning Institute Ltd.222, 7 Westwinds Cr. NE
Summer Camps 2015 July 6 – August 28, 2015. This is a fun and educational camp for students ages 5 -12 Years. It is designed for children who are achieving below grade level or for students who want a challenge to enrich their learning. They are tested on the first day of camp and they are placed in a program according to their needs. We offer sewing, beading, paper weaving, ESL, Sign Language, reading, computers, mathematics and daily field trips to Prairie Winds Park. Choose half days, full days two days or five days a week to suit your needs and budget.
Cardel Rec South100, 333 Shawville Blvd SE
Are you looking for something exciting to keep your children occupied and entertained this summer? Our specialized day programs may be just the thing for your child! In addition to making new friends and having tons of fun, your child will leave these programs with increased knowledge and skills. Shh…..don’t tell them that they'll learn something; they'll be having too much fun to notice! Space is extremely limited, and these programs fill up fast so we recommend registering early.
Calgary Fashion CampPO Box 76142 RPO Millrise
We are 5 day summer camps with everything that is fashion forward for children and teens! Our curriculum is curated for students who have a passionate interest in style, fashion, design, sewing construction, hair, makeup, and modeling. Our camp is designed by industry leaders with international credentials giving students an unprecedented overview of the fashion industry in a ”hands on” creative environment. Our emphasis on empowerment and our commitment to the uniqueness of each student ensures that everyone who attends our camp has a positive creative experience! Each Friday of Camp ends with a professional photo shoot and runway presentation.
Calgary Science Centre220 St Georges Drive NE
The culmination of over a decade of planning, design and construction to bring Calgary's new kind of Science Centre to life has lit a spark of wonder and excitement in Southern Alberta. Facilitators fuel curiosity. Exhibits and programs ignite a sense of wonder and excitement.
City of Calgary Recreation Programs. Information and RegistrationSeveral Facilities Located Throughout Calgary
403-268-3800, option #1
Your guide to adventure is here. The Spring & Summer Recreation Program Guide is now on stands and online. The City of Calgary Recreation offers more than 12,000 registered programs and 55,000 drop-in opportunities to help you have your most adventurous season yet! Some of the unique offerings for spring and summer include: hula hoop, triathlon training, sailing lessons, new golf value packs, rock climbing and summer day camps, there is really something for all Calgarians, of all ages, to explore. And while the guide is full of fun and different programs to try, classic favourites like swimming lessons, gymnastics and yoga are also included to keep you and your family active, and make sure you have fun while doing so. Explore City of Calgary Recreation or to start customizing your season of adventure, visit My Rec Guide.
City of Calgary Recreation Ongoing EventsSeveral Facilities Located Throughout Calgary
403-268-3800, option #1
City of Calgary Recreation ongoing events offered throughout the city. Weekly family events, badminton, basketball, drop in soccer, rock climbing wall, gymnastics, swimming, preschool activities and children/youth activities. Check out our ongoing events by selecting the home icon above.
City Of Calgary Summer Nature Camps2425 9 Ave SE
City Of Calgary Summer Nature Camps. The City has been leading nature summer camps at the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary for a number of years. Our experienced educators are experts in a variety of fields including bird-watching, wildflowers, natural history and more.
Calgary Zoo1300 Zoo Road NE
The Calgary Zoological Society is a charitable organization that relies on your donations. Visit the Penguin Plunge, the Prehistoric Park, the Canadian Wilds and the Conservatory & Gardens. You may make some new animal friends. Create a unique experience every time you visit by taking in some of our free daily programs at the zoo. Meet with a zookeeper or zoo interpreter to learn about the zoo’s amazing animals – see a skull, feel some fur or hear a great story!
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame169 Canada Olympic Road SW
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is an international award-winning facility with over 40,000 square feet of inspiring experiences. Located at Canada Olympic Park (COP), site of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame features 12 galleries, more than 50 hands-on interactive experiences and a collection of more than 95,000 artefacts. It is a place of honour for the 548 inducted sport legends and the 62 sports they represent. Our mission is to share the stories of the achievements of our Honoured Members so that we can inspire all Canadians to be the best they can be in all aspects of life. Please visit our web site to learn more about our education programs, facility rentals and corporate retreats.
Cobb’s Corn Maze and Family Fun Park,1500 84th Street NE
We’ve got more than a full day’s worth of family fun activities here, Corn mazes, hay bale, rope and fence mazes, giant puzzles, life-size board game, hay rides, mountain slide, playgrounds, pedal carts, crafts centre, Bouncy World with bouncy houses and obstacle courses, amusement rides, great food, party rooms and so much more.
Dancenergy Dance Lessons#3 1305 33 Street NE
Can You Feel It. Fun & easy dance lessons for all ages. Ballroom, Latin, Country & Swing. Learn to dance for weddings, parties or just to meet people.
Eau Claire Market202, 200 Barclay Parade SW
Eau Claire is a favourite place to stroll, shop and savour. The pathways that wind through Prince's Island Park and along the river form the recreational hub of downtown. Eau Claire offers visitors an indoor playground, shops, restaurants, bars and cinemas.
Etiquette CampsCity Wide
In our tech-saturated society, the human tone of interacting can often be lost. Etiquette camps (5-7 & 8-11 yrs old) will help children be confident in knowing how to treat others well. Using role-plays, games & crafts, the children learn that respectful attitudes lead to respectful actions & words. For more information, visit our web site by clicking the house icon above or email.
Fort Calgary750 9th Avenue SE
In the fall of 1875 the North West Mounted Police built a small wooden fort at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers, and laid the foundation for the city that became Calgary. They came to bring law and order to the west, to stamp out the whiskey trade, and to befriend the First Nations peoples in preparation for the treaties that would open the land for settlement. The hopes, dreams and values of that time are still evident in the city we enjoy today.
Genesis Centre of Community Wellness7555 Falconridge Blvd NE
Welcome to the Genesis Centre of Community Wellness, a 225,000 square foot, $120 million multi-purpose complex built to enrich the health, wellness, and unity of communities in Northeast Calgary. NECCS (North East Centre of Community Society) within the Genesis Centre encompasses half of the facility and includes two indoor field houses, gymnasiums, multi-purpose spaces, meeting rooms, community kitchen, and outdoor soccer fields.
Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park Foundation255001 Glenbow Road
Looking to escape the city? Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park provides a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. Just 45 minutes from downtown Calgary, and open from sunrise to sunset, each and every day of the year, the park boasts almost 30km of trails. Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation offers a wide variety of activities for everyone, including golf cart tours, park talks, and family nature programs. Come out soon and Experience Glenbow!
Griffin Valley RanchBox 789
Imagine spending the day exploring the rugged wilderness in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains on horseback.
Heritage Park1900 Heritage Dr SW
Heritage Park is a first class tourist attraction and a year-round education, catering, and convention facility. Discover How the West was Once at Canada’s largest living history museum. Explore our year-round exhibit, Gasoline Alley Museum, and find out how the introduction of the automobile changed our culture. Heritage Park Historical Village first opened its gates on July 1, 1964. Since opening its doors, the Park has grown into one of Calgary’s premier tourist attractions.
Jubilee Auditorium1415 14th Avenue NW
Originally built between 1955 and 1957 as a gift to the people of Alberta, the mandate of the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium is to provide a place of celebration where community spirit and cultural enrichment thrive. Today, the rejuvenated Jubilee Auditorium continues its tradition of public service. In addition to playing host to the world through exciting performances, the Jubilee is Southern Alberta’s premier event space.
Kayben’s Sunshine Adventure ParkBox 60, Site 2, RR2
Kayben Farms’ Sunshine Adventure Park is a refreshing place to take your kids for a delightful day of fun in the sun, about 10 minutes south of the city of Calgary. With 12+ acres, the park features a giant play structure with a 4 lane slide, pedal kart track, farm animal display, and everyone’s favorite, the “berry bounce” plus much more! In the fall, the corn maze is open and included in the admission price. Kayben Farms also offers reasonably priced summer birthday parties and educational School field trips which address specific learning outcomes depending on the grade of your students. Season’s passes or day passes available.
Musica Academy-Yamaha School Ltd.Two Locations NW and SW
Musica Academy is an authorized Yamaha school in Calgary. We offer high standard keyboard, piano, violin, guitar, flute, and voice lessons in group or private settings. Teachers are Yamaha certifite and provide a wide range of musical styles. We have two convenient locations at 200 Country Hills Landing NW, and 1935 37 street SW (Westbrook area). Call to book a free demo class or an interview.
The Military Museums4520 Crowchild Trail SW
Discover the victories, tragedies, and sacrifices of the Canadian Forces. Experience life at the helm in a Second World War wheelhouse, walk through a First World War trench and witness a bomber squadron's mission over enemy territory. The Military Museums is dedicated to representing Canada's navy, army, and air force and educating the public, particularly youth, about Canada's military.
Spruce Meadows18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW
This picturesque complex has captivated the worldwide audience of the sport of horse show jumping in Calgary.
Stampede Park1410 Olympic Way SE
The greatest outdoor show on earth with midway rides, rodeos and chuck wagon races.
Vivo For Healthier Generations11950 Country Village Link NE
Vivo For Healthier Generations, formerly know as Cardel Place is on a mission to raise healthier generations in Calgary and beyond. We are a not-for-profit, charitable organization committed to healthy living, innovation and community building. Check out our web site for our local programs.
Wild Wild West Event Centre67 Commercial Court
Wild West Country Market Saturdays -10am to 2pm from June 27th to September 26. Always available for Weddings, Stampede, Christmas Parties (children and/or adult), Meetings, Corporate , Family, And Community Functions & Safe After Grads, Full Quebecois Style Sugar Shack, Team Building, and more! Beautiful relaxed country setting with a stunning view of the Rocky Mountains. Choice of 3 halls. Excellent food and staff. We look forward to seeing you this summer at our Wild West Country Market, as well as being a part of your special event! Contact us, or visit our website, for more information.
WTM Fitness Ninja Camp for KidsSuite D6, 2561 Calais Ave SW
WTM’s Kids Summer Ninja Camp is for all levels and runs weekly from July 6 to August 24. In camp kids will learn kickboxing, Muay Thai, self-defense and weapons. We teach respect, discipline, and resiliency; all while having fun and getting fit. Ninja camp is a safe environment and taught by highly trained professionals. For information and to register call 403-685-3487. Also check our regular Kids Class on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.