Things to do in Okotoks with Kids

There are a number of things to do in Okotoks. Located 45 minutes south of Calgary’s City centre, and only 15 minutes from the most southern end of Calgary, Okotoks is a great location for a day trip.

Things to do

1. Visit some of Okotoks Awesome Playgrounds

2. Chinook Honey Company

386079 16 St W, Okotoks, AB – West of Okotoks

Learn about Bee Basics or if you are feeling more adventurous you can go Backstage with the Bees. Enjoy honey sweetened ice cream or dairy-free popsicles, and check out their shop for honey and other local creations.

3. MaxMan’s Mini Golf at Crystal Ridge Golf Club

9 Crystal Green Ln, Okotoks, AB
No booking required. One of the prettiest outdoor mini golf courses around.

4. Okotoks Erratic (Napi’s Rock, Big Rock)

Located West of Okotoks on Highway 7

Approximately 9 meters tall, this huge boulder sticks out of the relatively flat surrounding prairie. Originally located in the Jasper National Park area, this glacial erratic was left behind by melting glaciers. It is both an interesting geological landmark as well as a historical site of great spiritual significance to the Blackfoot peoples. It is a great place to stretch your legs and take a short walk. There is a pathway and interpretive signs. Although it is tempting, please do not climb on the rock.

5. Hitz Sportscentre

64062 393 Ave E, Okotoks, AB

Try axe throwing, Hitz mutisport gaming sim, Hitz full swing golf sim, HitTrax bating cage simulator.

6. Okotoks Recreation Centre and Park

99 Okotoks Drive

Indoor pool with leisure pool and tot area, hot tub, diving board, swing rope and inflatable toys.

Near the recreation centre you can find a spray park and skate park.

7. Saskatoon Farm

80181 338 Ave E #20, Foothills County, AB (North East of Okotoks)

U-pick, greenhouses, gift shop, seasonal farmer’s market and restaurant.

8. Sheep River

The Sheep River runs through the centre of Okotoks. The park near the Okotoks Lions Campground is a popular spot to access the river and do things like throw rocks.

9. Okotoks Dawgs Baseball

256 Don Seaman Way, Okotoks, AB

Take in a Western Canada baseball game with the Okotoks Dawgs at Seaman Stadium.

Places to eat

Big Dipper Ice Cream Shop

67 McRae St, Okotoks, AB

Based out of an old 1902 home, Big Dipper Ice Cream Shop serves up Righteous Gelato and Foothills Creamery ice cream.

Brownsugar Bake Shop

235 Milligan Dr #109, Okotoks, AB

Fresh breads, buns, cupcakes, cookies, squares, muffins, pies, soup and bunwiches.

Big Sky BBQ Pit

306016 15 St E, Okotoks, AB

Texas BBQ joint just north of Okotoks. Casual, family friendly atmosphere.

Heartland Cafe & Restaurant

46 McRae St, Okotoks, AB

Located inside an old church, Heartland Cafe serves, burgers, sandwiches, pastas and more.

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