Exploring Nose Hill Park with kids

Nose Hill Park is Calgary’s biggest city park (Fish Creek is a provincial park) covering 11.27 square kilometers. Nose hill is a natural environment park with numerous hiking, biking and walking paths – many are dirt, but some are gravel or asphalt paths.

Bowness Park

Location    map Community: 8900 48 Ave. N.W – City of Calgary: Bowness Park Info Parking: Free lot parking Summer Features: Pathways; Lagoon (popular with ducks and geese, canoes, kayaks and paddlecraft); Boat rentals; miniature ride on train; wading pool, Bow River access.Winter Features: skating on the lagoon; skate rental and sharpening; cross country skiing.Playgrounds: As … Read more

Prestwick Common – Canada 150 Splash Park in McKenzie Towne

Open for the 2021 season 2019 – now has a new updated playground with rubberized surface Location: Prestwick – 15113 Prestwick Blvd SE    http://mtcouncil.com/common The spray park is run by the McKenzie Towne Residents Association in conjunction with the City of Calgary and is open for public use. Parking: There is free street parking along the … Read more

Bowness Park Wading Pool

Bowness Park Wading Pool

Now open for the 2021 season! Location     mapCommunity: Bowness – Bowness Park – 8900 48 Ave. N.WParking: There are free parking lots. It is a short walk to the wading pool.Typically opens mid-June until Labor Day – 9am-9pm. Now open for the 2021 season. Features: Shallow wading pool. Pool deck spray features. Washrooms/change roomsSurrounding Park Area: This wading … Read more

Prairie Winds spray park and wading pool

Open for the 2021 season! Typically open from mid-June until Labor Day. Location:  mapCommunity: Westwinds/Castleridge – 233 Castleridge Blvd. NE.Parking: There is a free parking lot at the North end of the park as well as a smaller lot on the south side. Cost: Free Surrounding Park Area: Half court, natural playground, accessible playground, huge hill that is … Read more