Top 10 Outings for Parents with Kids in Calgary

By admin on April 1, 2015 in Blog with No Comments

I. The Calgary Zoo – There is always something going on at the zoo. From exhibits, to programs, to lots of cool animals, the Calgary Zoo is the perfect place to spend an outing with your family.

II. TELUS Spark, The Science Center – 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. Conferences and events act as a catalyst for innovation and new ideas. TELUS Spark is a place for people of all ages and abilities to let go and embrace the desire to explore and discover science, technology and art in a way that their normal day-to-day life doesn’t allow for.

III. Riley Park – Riley Park is a beautiful destination park in northwest Calgary within walking distance from the Kensington shopping district. The park contains a playground, lots of green space, a cricket pitch, a wading pool for kids and the Senator Patrick Burns Memorial Rock Garden.

IV. “Bowness Park – Bowness Park is located along the Bow River between Stoney Tr. and 85 St. N.W. A shallow lagoon runs along the along the park’s southern edge, a favourite spot for paddle boating in the summer and ice skating in the winter. Bowness Park is highly used for picnicking and accessing the Bow River.

V. Calgary Corn Maze and Fun Farm – The Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm was founded with the purpose of bringing a country experience to the city so that everyone, regardless of age, has an opportunity to encounter the fun of being on a farm. This idea has quickly grown the Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm into one of Alberta’s favorite agricultural entertainment destinations.

VI. Calaway Park – As Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Family Amusement Park, Calaway Park has been offering affordable, family- friendly fun and entertainment for over three decades.

VII. Tommy K Play Centre – TommyKplay! is Calgary’s first class indoor playground and family entertainment center geared towards children aged 0 to 12 years. This facility is dedicated to providing “good clean fun” for children and the comfort and enjoyment of parents and guardians.

VIII.Heritage Park – 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.

IX. Coffee and Scream – A full-service coffee shop with separate areas for parents and tots (six months to six years). You can enjoy some food, a coffee and a visit with a friend while your little ones play close by. They also do events and birthday parties.

X. Butterfield Acres Petting Zoo – located in Northwest Calgary just 3 minutes west of Stoney Trail exit 43, at Butterfield Acres you and your family can participate in a variety of outdoor activities including: Visiting with lots of different farm animals….many right in their pens or through the fence for the bigger ones, hunt for freshly laid eggs, play on the goat bridge, have a picnic, climb on an old tractor, come for a Pumpkin Hunt in the fall and so much more!

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