School programs are offered at the following locations:
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, 2425 9th Ave. S.E.
The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary is one of Calgary’s most protected parks. It offers a unique learning environment where students can observe many species of birds, plants and animals. The sanctuary has approximately two kilometres of walking trails and a teaching facility on site to accommodate your program needs.
Ralph Klein Park, 12350 84th St. S.E.
Ralph Klein Park is located within the Shepard Wetland, Canada’s largest man-made storm water habitat. This unique 30-hectare park offers a peaceful setting for nature exploration where students can observe and interact with the watershed. The park’s Environmental Education Centre, built as an island within the wetland, features interpretive exhibits, a green roof, classroom space and innovative green technologies.
Devonian Gardens, 317 7th Ave. S.W.
Devonian Gardens, Calgary’s only indoor public park, provides year-round opportunities for students to explore nature. Programs at this downtown oasis focus on ecological literacy and connect students with local and global environmental issues through hands-on activities, observations and investigations.
Reader Rock Garden, 325 25th Ave. S.E.
William Roland Reader, The City of Calgary Parks superintendent from 1913 to 1942, touted Calgary as the “Garden City of the West.” Located in the heart of Calgary, adjacent to Union Cemetery, this botanical treasure offers full-day programs that connect students with past legacies through journaling, observation and hands-on activities.
Calgary has an abundance of parks and greenspaces where students can connect with nature throughout the seasons. Whether you meet us at a park or we walk to a greenspace near your school, we will work with you to bring your outdoor classroom to life.