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Parks programs

We offer a variety of courses, programs and special events that celebrate our parks and green spaces, promote environmental stewardship and explore the wonders of nature.

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Birdwatching

​There’s nothing better than the feeling of discovery! That’s the feeling you’ll be left with after participating in one of our birdwatching courses.

Drop-in programs

​Looking for free summer activities for the kids? Try our nature drop-in program. Drop-in programs are offered throughout the year. Registration is not required unless otherwise stated.

Group programs

We offer a variety of group programs in local parks and greenspaces.

Nature LEAD

​LEAD and Nature LEAD is The City's youth leadership program for youth 11 years and up.

School programs

The City of Calgary’s Nature Explorations programs provide environmental education and nature experiences for students in grades 1 to 12.

Summer programs

Calgary Parks is offering a number of free courses this summer at parks throughout the city. Nature Wellness, Wetland Wonders and Art in the Park courses offer the chance to learn and create while experiencing the beauty of our parks.

Playschool at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary

Children connect to nature and explore the outdoors. Activities emphasize social, physical, creative, intellectual and emotional development and awareness that contribute to lifelong patterns of active living.

PlayBins in parks

Looking for a fun way to spend a day at the park? Our new PlayBins are treasure chests filled with games, recreation equipment, fun activities and so much more.


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