Fun Things to do in Calgary This Weekend | Arcadia Adventures
Not sure what to do this weekend? Check out our list of the best things to do in Calgary this weekend – Updated Feb 2017
Calgary Archery Centre – With archery lanes for every skill level and helpful staff ready to assist you, the Calgary Archery Range is a fun place for beginners, experts and everything in between. Location: 4855 47 St SE.
Esker Foundation – Head to Inglewood to see contemporary art exhibits or join one of the gallery’s workshops or programs. After viewing the art, take some time to appreciate the beauty of the space itself — and have a seat in The Nest. Location: 444, 1011 9 Ave. SE.
Calgary Climbing Centre Chinook – Geared towards every level of climber, beginners and experts alike will find a new and exciting pathway every time. From training programs to a huge selection of climbing gear, you’ll find everything you need to start climbing. Location: 7130 Fisher Rd SE.
The Crux Climbing & Bouldering – Every Sunday from Noon to 2pm, the Crux offers drop-in times. The drop in program includes a supervisor, equipment and loads of fun! Location: 1415 28th Street NE.
Arcadia Adventures: The Most Awesome Escape Room in Calgary – Yeah, that’s right, us! We provide the most challenging, exciting, fun, and immersive event you can fit into an afternoon (or evening). Our three escape rooms offer wholesome and educational entertainment for the whole family that will keep them wanting to come back to try all our rooms!
We’re located at 6012 3rd St. SW, close to the Chinook LRT station and tons of delicious restaurants to enjoy after your escape 😉
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Golf Courses and Lessons
Eaglequest Golf Dome – Where golf isn’t about the score, it’s about the fun! Improve your golf game in a no-pressure environment with tips and tricks from Canada’s pros. Location: 1025 32 Ave NE.
National Golf Academy – Eat, drink and play in a 50,000-square foot area home to the National Gold Academy, with 2 golf simulators, 33 indoor range stalls and a putting green. There is also a repair and fitting studio.Location: 50, 50 Ave SE.
Riverside Golf Centre – Where the weather is always perfect! Golf year-round and receive top-quality golf lessons at the most unique indoor golfing range Calgary has to offer. Riverside Golf Centre is home to 4 HD simulators, 14 stalls and a short game area. Location: 110 Point McKay Crescent NW.
Bricks 4 kidz – Designed and created by teachers, architects and engineering professionals, the hands-on curriculum introduces children ages two-and-a-half to 13 to concepts of engineering, architecture and mechanics using LEGO® bricks. Location: 1428 19 Ave NW.
Calgary West Soccer Centre – A great place for kids to get some exercise and have fun! Drop-ins are welcome, and fields can be booked for parties at an affordable rate. Location: 11014 Bearspaw Dam Rd NW.
Calgary Zoo – There’s something for the whole family! Whether it’s just enjoying the zoo or the warmth of the ENMAX Conservatory, it’s a different visit each time. Location: 1300 Zoo Road NE.
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame – Explore fun, interactive exhibits that promote the importance of sport within our nation’s culture. The 40,000 square foot space has fun activities and is located fittingly on the grounds of Canada Olympic Park. Location: 169 Canada Olympic Road SW.
Coffee & S’cream – Come and relax at the full service coffee spot with a separate 2,000 square foot play area for parents and tots. Children six months to six years can climb and slide, explore mats and ride around a 100-foot track. Location: 555 Northmount Dr NW.
Flying Squirrel – Practice your aerial acrobatics, learn how to slam-dunk like a pro, ace your dodgeball skills or test your ninja capabilities. Flying Squirrel truly is fun for the whole family. Location: 572 Aero Drive NE.
Fort Calgary – Join the ranks of the RCMP when you visit the Fort built in 1875. Location: 750, 9 Avenue SE.
Fun N’ More – A two-level indoor playground structure with climbers, big balls, tunnel slides, rollers, toddler area tree house, plastic toys, small climber with slide and interactive floor mat. Location: 146 13226 Macleod Trail SE
Hide ‘n’ Seek – For children 14 and under, this massive indoor playground with slides, tunnels, trampolines, ball pits and more, is a fun place for kids and adults alike. Parents can easily navigate through the park for convenient supervision. 49 Aero Drive NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8Z9, Phone number (587) 774-1999
Joso’s Play and Learn Centre – Caters exclusively for the fun, entertainment, learning and development of children up to six years. The indoor playground offers a play structure with tunnels, bridges and slides, a ball pit, plasma cars and a baby and me area. Northwest Location: Unit 100 – 12018 Symons Valley Road, NW. Southwest Location: Unit 505 – 722 85th Street SW.
Laser Quest Calgary – Immerse yourself in the entertaining experience that Laser Quest’s courses offer. With many themed events, LQ is your centre for fun. Location: 9950 Macleod Trail SW.
Monster Mini Golf – Not your average mini golf course! 18 holes of glow in the dark, monster themed golf and a huge arcade add up to a perfect night of fun. Drop-ins welcome, event and birthday party bookings available. Location: 2020A 32 Ave NE.
Play-A-Latte – Bouncy castles, RODY horses, bouncy teeter totters and climb on structures. Coffee, Tea, sandwiches available for lunches and snacks. Location: 260 Midpark Blvd SE.
Speeders – Indoor go-kart track with 50,000-square feet of space for riders of all skill levels. As an environmentally responsible company, all karts are eco-friendly. Location: 58 Aero Drive NE.
Super Duper Playground – Relax with a cup of coffee while the kids burn off their energy in this open concept play place! Location: 2020 32nd Avenue NE.
TELUS Spark, The New Science Centre – Exhibits and programs ignite a sense of wonder and excitement. A place for people of all ages and abilities to let go and embrace the desire to explore and discover science, technology and art in a way that their normal day-to-day life doesn’t allow for. Location: 220 St Georges Dr NE.
TommyKplay! – Calgary’s first class indoor playground and family entertainment centres geared toward kids ages 0 to 12. Southeast Location: 148, 4916 – 130th Avenue SE. Northwest Location: 830, 12024 Sarcee Trail NW.
Treehouse – Parents can enjoy a relaxing environment while children under 12 play in a 12,000-square foot, clean and safe playground. Birthday party bookings available. Location: 3337 34 Avenue NE.
Southland Leisure Centre – The Leisure Centres offer a wide variety of programs including swim lessons, sports, preschool fun and more. Location: 2000 Southland Dr SW.
Village Square Leisure Centre – The Leisure Centres offer a wide variety of programs including swim lessons, sports, preschool fun and more. Location: 2623 56 St NE.
The City of Calgary Wading & Spray Pools
- Eau Claire Plaza: 3 Street & Riverfront Avenue SW;
- Prairie Winds Park: 223 Castleridge Boulevard NE;
- Riley Park: 800, 12 Street NW;
- Canmore Park: 19 Street & Chicoutimi Drive NW;
- Rotary Park: 617, 1 Street NE;
- South Glenmore Park (Variety Park): 90 Avenue & 24 Street SW;
- Valleyview Park: 28 Street & 30 Avenue SE.
Aerospace Museum – This museum has one of Canada’s most extensive collections of aircraft, helicopters and aero engines. Location: 4629 McCall Way NE.
Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre Museum – The only museum in Canada devoted exclusively to Chinese culture. Location: 197, 1 Street SW.
Glenbow Museum – ‘Where the World Meets the West.’ Where intriguing stories from Western Canada connect with extraordinary art and artifacts. Location: 130, 9 Avenue SE.
Grain Academy & Museum – Grain industry education and interpretive centre with model train and elevator displays. Location: Plus 15, BMO Centre 20 Roundup Way SE.
Heritage Park Historical Village – Travel back in time to Canada’s largest living historical village. There are over 150 exhibits ready for you to explore. Location: 1900 Heritage Drive SW.
Nickle Galleries – It’s free to visit this museum and you’ll get to explore three galleries that showcase some of the best contemporary art in western Canada. Location: 410 University Ct. N.W.
The Hangar Flight Museum – This museum is all about aircraft and has a collection of warplanes, helicopters, civilian aircraft, jets and gliders. And all the aircraft have played an important part in western Canada’s aviation history. You’ll also see a replica of the first airplane to fly in Canada. Location: 4629 McCall Way N.E.
The Military Museums – At one of North America’s largest military museums, you can follow Alberta’s military heritage from 1885 during the NW Rebellion to present day. Location: 4520 Crowchild Trail SW.
The Naval Museum of Alberta – Canada’s largest naval museum portrays the history of the Royal Canadian Navy. Location: 1820, 24 Street SW.
Royal Tyrrell Museum – See more than 35 skeletons of dinosaurs like Albertosaurus, T. Rex and Triceratops. Journey through time as different life forms emerge, evolve and in some cases, face extinction. Location: 1500 N Dinosaur Trail, Drumheller.
Calgary Shooting Centre – Expert staff, target shooting training programs and North America’s first Cinema Range make the Calgary Shooting Centre a great place to develop your shooting skills. Canadian Firearm Safety Courses for the Possession and Acquisition License (PAL) are also offered here. Location:7130 Fisher Rd SE.
The Shooting Edge – Three different shooting bays with different ranges to accommodate every skill level set this shooting range apart from the others. The Shooting Edge also offers training programs, and sells firearms and attire. Location: 4-510 77th Avenue SE.
Other Interesting Places
Big Rock Erratic – This massive and unusual rock formation near Okotoks is the world’s largest known glacial erratic. Location: AB-7, Foothills No. 31, AB T0L 0H0
Devonian Gardens – Experience the 10,000 shrubs, 1.5 million pounds of soil and the trees used to re-create this downtown indoor tropical oasis. Location: CORE Shopping Centre, 317 7 Ave SW.
Rothney Astrophysical Observatory – Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, U of C. One of Canada’s largest telescopes patrolling for killer asteroids. Holds many public viewings of astronomical events. Location: 30 km southwest of Calgary, near Priddis (Alberta).
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