Kid-friendly Attractions in Calgary

Home is where the heart is, but hanging around indoors too long makes the kids squirrelly. Interesting and exciting activities for bored children are easy to find across Calgary year-round. Spend some quality family time at these child-friendly attractions.

Calgary Zoological Society

1300 Zoo Rd Ne, Calgary, AB T2E 7V6

Wind, rain, show or shine, The Calgary Zoo is open all year round. Spend time at indoor and outdoor animal enclosures. The zoo also features big and small outdoor playgrounds and a cafeteria.

Heritage Park Historical Village

1900 Heritage Dr SW, Calgary, AB T2V 2X3

Heritage Park bills itself as Canada’s largest living history museum. The majority of the buildings and attractions on the main grounds are open throughout the summer months. However, the front-entrance shops of the Haskayne Mercantile Block and Gasoline Alley automotive museum are open to the public year round.

Butterfield Acres Petting Zoos

254077 Rocky Ridge Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3R 1A6

Do your kids think that chicken is something that comes on a foam tray that is wrapped in cellophane? Take them to Butterfield Acres to get up-close and personal with actual farm animals. Goats, chickens, cows, sheep and pigs are on hand to pet and brush.

Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm

284022 Township Road 224, Rocky View County, AB T1X 0J6

The Calgary Corn Maze has over 13 acres of corn mazes to get lost in. After you find your way out again, mingle with friendly barnyard animals at the petting zoo, play a round of mini golf, bounce on the jumping pillows, ride the tractor train or watch the pig races. Great farm fun from July through October.

Canada Olympic Park

88 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary, AB T3B 5R5

Canada Olympic Park is packed full of fun for the entire family all year around. During the summer, ride the Skyline Luge, zip down the zipline or try your hand at riding a bobsleigh. In the winter, carve down Calgary’s only ski hill.

Calaway Park Ltd

245033 Range Road 33, Calgary, AB T3Z 2E9

Calaway Park is Canada’s largest outdoor family amusement park. With great rides for children of all ages, it is a great place to spend a summer day. Pack your lunch and enjoy a day at Calgary’s only amusement park.

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