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Outdoor Water Fun

Where to find all the Outdoor pools, wading pools, spray parks, rafting and more in the City of Calgary

Slide the City


This is gonna be one epic slip ‘n slide! Slide the City comes to Calgary August 1st, bringing with it a whole lot of slip-sliding watery fun. Cost varies depending on whether you choose to be a single slider, triple slider or VIP slider, and when you register (early bird, regular or late). Each level comes with […]

City of Calgary Wading Pools

City of Calgary

On hot days, take the little ones to these outdoor wading pools in Calgary parks. […]

City of Calgary Spray Parks

Spray Parks

There’s nothing like running through a cool shower of water on a hot day. That’s exactly what you get at one of Calgary’s spray parks, where you can dip your toes into a wading pool and get a blast of water, just when you need it most! […]

Rafting in Calgary

rafting in Calgary

Rafting on one of the rivers in Calgary is a favorite pastime. Find out where to go to start your rafting adventure, what equipment you need and some of the safety considerations. […]

Outdoor Pools Swimming Lessons


Did you know that many of Calgary’s outdoor pools offer summer swimming lessons? It’s true! If you want to occupy your kids every morning for a week in the beautiful outdoors, check and see if the outdoor pool near you offers lessons. Visit the Calgary Outdoor Swimming Pool Association website for pricing, availability, and locations […]

Calgary Outdoor Pools: South Calgary Outdoor Pool

South Calgary Pool

My goal this summer is to slow down and really enjoy summer; to consciously look at it from the perspective of my children and try to do fun and different things we’ve never done before. And while it’s such an obvious activity and something I grew up doing – we had never gone swimming at […]

Calgary Outdoor Pools: Bowview Outdoor Pool


On another scorching hot day last week the kids and I hit the Bowview Outdoor Swimming Pool to cool off. When you have two little water babies there is nothing better to do on a hot day than go for a swim outdoors. The Bowview Pool has two nice sized swimming pools: a huge main […]

Sikome Lake

sikome beach

Sikome Lake is a definate must family fun destination for the summer. It is a manmade lake located in Fish Creek Park in the south part of Calgary.

Outdoor Swimming Pools


When the summer is hot it is nice to cool off with a dip in an outdoor swimming pool. Here is a comprehensive list of the City of Calgary pools. […]