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Parks summer programs

Parks summer programs

Summer neighbourhood nature challenge

Check our Summer Neghbourhood Nature Challenge contest to explore, play, observe and learn about the wonders of nature in your own neighbourhood.

Nature Wellness Workshop

Join Calgary Parks for a Wellness Workshop in a local park or greenspace this summer. Participants will be guided through nature journaling activities and a guided walk to promote reflection and cultivate connection during these challenging times. Sign up to explore your level of resiliency and how natural spaces can support us through the different seasons of life. Journaling materials will be provided or you are welcome to bring your own notebook and pencil.

Adults only, not recommended for children or youth. 

Dates: June 17 – August 28: Thursdays & Saturdays

Times: Thursday: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 

Cost: Free, but registration is required. 

Schedule and registration

Wetland Wonders

Are you ready to learn all about the wonders of wetlands? Join Calgary Parks to explore these natural spaces and the wildlife that call them home. Discover why wetlands are important and get an up-close view of the amazing critters that live below the surface during a pond dip. Programs will be held at Ralph Klein Park and other local parks in the city. This program is sponsored by ConocoPhillips Canada. 

Participants must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for family cohorts with children aged 5-12.

Dates: July 7 - August 28: Wednesdays & Fridays 

Times: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM & 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Cost: Free but registration is required. 

Schedule and registration

Art in the Park

Join an artist from North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre in one of Calgary’s beautiful parks for the ultimate “Art in the Park” experience. Participants will be guided through a nature themed art activity to promote connection to our local greenspaces. Sign up to explore your creative side and learn new skills while enjoying the great outdoors. Art materials will be provided. Please bring a chair or something to sit on.

Adults only, not recommended for children or youth. 

Dates: July 7 - August 25: Wednesdays

Times:  6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Cost: Free but registration is required. 

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