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Discover a Whole New World During a Wetland Bug Safari at Ralph Klein Park

Wetland Bug Safari at Ralph Klein Park in Calgary AB, summer 2015.

Safari in the city! At a Ralph Klein Park Wetland Bug Safari, you will discover ferocious floaters, amazing acrobats and tiny transformers in the park’s wetland. Guided by an environmental educator, participants will capture fascinating insects and invertebrates and learn how these tiny creatures survive and thrive in the storm-water pond. All equipment and bug guides […]

Feathered Fun at Ralph Klein Park This Summer, During “What Bird is That?”

What Bird is That? at Ralph Klein Park in Calgary AB

Learn how to ID birds,  and use binoculars and scopes to spot some amazing birds. Impress your friends and stump your parents with your newfound skills. This is a free program; donations always welcome. What Bird is That? at Ralph Klein Park Event Details: When: Thursdays, July 9 – September 3, 2015 Time: 1-3 pm Where: Ralph Klein […]

Bow Habitat Station Trout Pond Now Open!

Bow Habitat Station

The Bow Habitat Station’s Kids Can Catch Trout Pond is now open for the season! This pond is stocked with trout raised in the fish hatchery for you to catch and release. Please note that bait is not allowed and barbless hooks are required. Bring your own gear, or rent a rod for $5 from […]

Biking the Bow River Pathway with Kids

Biking the Bow River Pathway -biking SE near Pearce Estate

I’ve always known the Bow River Pathway to be a popular commuter route for cyclists heading downtown to work. Beyond that, I was curious if one of Calgary’s most popular pathways would be suitable for a leisurely family bike ride, or if my five year old son would get knocked over by faster cyclists. The […]

Riding Around the Glenmore Reservoir with Kids #yycbikemonth

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Like so many kids their age, mine find the call of large bodies of water hard to resist. Such was the case on an epic bike ride we recently took. We were three-quarters of the way through the trip when we came upon the Glenmore Reservoir. We walked to the very edge of the boat […]

Take a Book Leave a Book – Calgary’s Little Free Libraries

Little Free Library Calgary

Perhaps when you’ve been walking or biking around town you’ve seen little boxes full of books in neighbourhoods all around Calgary. These Little Free Libraries are are really fun initiative that’s been popping up in cities all over North America. The concept is simple: you leave a book or two that you don’t need anymore […]

Explore Calgary Parks with the OISEAU Mobile App

OISEAU Mobile App

Do your kids need an extra nudge to get them outside exploring our city’s parks and green spaces? OISEAU: Agents of Nature is a cool app that will help your kids get out and about. Kids can scan QR codes in the parks to unlock challenges about nature and local wildlife. Kids will also like […]

Parks & Pathways (SE)

All Parks and Pathways in the SE Quadrant of the city […]

Parks & Pathways (NE)

All Parks and Pathways in the NE Quadrant of the city […]

Parks & Pathways (SW)

All Parks and Pathways in the SW Quadrant of the city […]