Finding the perfect venue is a walk in the park. Parks has numerous venues that would be ideal for corporate functions, weddings and holiday parties.
Ralph Klein Park, Environmental Education Centre
Ralph Klein Park, 12350 84 St. S.E.
Ralph Klein Park, Environmental Education Centre is built to LEED® Gold standards and is cantilevered over a constructed wetland. Retractable walls open onto walkways that create an open air venue, accommodating 15 – 200 people. The Environmental Education Centre offers an exhibit hall, boardroom, three classrooms and an art studio. Green functions are the standard at Ralph Klein Park.
Take advantage of the outdoor amenities including a green roof with outdoor patio and gas BBQ. In addition, there is are picnic tables, a shelter, outdoor washrooms and ample free parking.
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Reader Rock Garden
Reader Rock Garden, 325 25 Ave. S.E.
Reader Rock Garden is a designated historic landmark, situated on “cemetery hill”. The 1910’s Arts & Crafts style house is perfect for a small wedding reception, or meeting, (maximum of 25 people) and features a cafe, catering and classroom space. Take in the city skyline, or enjoy a walk around the legacy park. The house is surrounded by a beautifully manicured lawn and pathways through a rock garden that blooms from mid-March to mid-November.
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Devonian Gardens, 400, 317 7 Ave. S.W.
Devonian Gardens is an “urban oasis” in the heart of Calgary. After a complete transformation, the year-round park, located on the fourth floor of the CORE Shopping Centre, is now open. This is a popular venue for all kinds of bookings from weddings and corporate functions to small, intimate gatherings to birthday parties for the kids.
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Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre, 2425 9 Ave. S.E.
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre, is located on a bend in the Bow River, just five kilometres from downtown Calgary, in the historic community of Inglewood. This 36-hectare wildlife preserve and bird sanctuary is more than a peaceful escape from the fast-paced city life. The Nature Centre, located at the entrance to the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, houses an information centre, hands-on exhibits, classrooms and bookable meeting rooms for a maximum 50 people.
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For more information on any of these City of Calgary Parks venues, contact 311.