Medium Length Calgary Day Trips (Less than 2 hours from Calgary)

Heading West Canmore Canmore is just over an hour away from Calgary. Canmore Parks and Playgrounds Canmore has some cool playgrounds including the Canmore Train Playground and West Canmore Park Playground. If you love to bike, Legacy Trail is highly recommended. There is also a skate and bike park at Millennium Park. There are lots … Read more

Ice Cream Shops That Scream Road Trip – Ice Cream Near Calgary

Feeling like a road trip? Check out these ice cream shops in Central and Southern Alberta so you can add some delicious ice cream to your itinerary. You may also be interested in my list of awesome ice cream shops in Calgary. Heading West from Calgary 1. MacKay’s Ice Cream – Cochrane 220- 1st St … Read more

Spray Lakes Sawmills Family Sports Centre – Jayman BUILT Aquatic Centre – Cochrane

Jayman BUILT invited us to check out the Jayman BUILT Aquatic Centre at the Spray Lakes Sawmills Family Sports Centre in Cochrane.  I had heard great things and it definitely did not disappoint.  Address: 800 Griffin Rd E, Cochrane, AB    https://www.slsfamilysportscentre.com/ Cost (Dec 2019):  Day Pass – Family $25 (unlimited dependents up to age 22), Child $8, … Read more

Things to do in Banff with Kids in the Winter

Things to do 1. Go Skating Rink options (usually ready mid-late December) Banff High School – the town floods the field behind the high school The Fairmont Banff Springs – the hotel creates an outdoor rink every year, which is adjacent to a hill that’s great for sledding.  Banff Recreation Centre – The Rec Centre has an … Read more