Family and Kids in Calgary

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Calgary? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Calgary, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Calgary.
Plan a marvelous family trip at the budget you are looking without missing the fun!

Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Calgary for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    The Calgary Zoo


    Zoos always feature on the top of the most beloved attractions, especially if they are well maintained and the animals are taken care of. One such zoo is the Calgary Zoo, the largest zoo in Canada with over 1000 different animals, which can be viewed amidst their natural surroundings. The best part about the Calgary Zoo is the unique segregation of the exhibits; the Creatures of the Night featu...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Calgary Tower

    Family and Kids

    An iconic landmark of the city, as you head to Downtown Calgary, it’s difficult to ignore this looming structure in Calgary’s skyline. Although it’s now engulfed by similarly tall buildings, the view from this observation deck is still quite breathtaking. Standing tall 191 meters above the ground, the top rim of the tower is illuminated at night. Stop for a bite at the 360 deg...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Telus Spark

    Science Museum

    TELUS Spark is Calgary's Science Centre. Having interactive exhibits, the place is sure to ignite your imagination. The centre houses: A science store The Brainasium A HD Digital Dome Theatre Creative Kids Museum Prototype Lab Energy and Innovation exhibits Earth and Sky exhibits Being Human A cafe
  4. Amazing Calgary attraction for kids
    Calaway Park

    Amusement Park

    The largest outdoor amusement park in Western Canada, the Calaway Park is a must visit while on a family vacation! Boasting of 32 family-friendly rides, you have to hop onto the crowd favourites- Aeromax, Bumper Boats, Chaos, Balloon Ascension, Flying Ace, Hilltop Railway and Timber Falls! Within the park premises is a gaming arcade housing 23 games. 
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Glenbow Museum

    Family and Kids

    The largest museum of Western Canada has more than 20 permanent galleries and does a fantastic job telling the history of Calgary and Alberta and the legacy it leaves behind. The timeline follows the pre-oil, post oil and everything else in between. What makes it so beloved, is the museum’s interactive displays that educates the viewers about the history of the land and the lives of the A...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Calgary
    Prince's Island Park

    Park, Picnic Spot

    Calgary’s own version of Central Park, the locals refer to Prince’s Island Park as an urban oasis. Located in Downtown Calgary, you need to cross the bridge to gain access to this park. If you’re traveling with children, get them here for an evening of running around, tossing around Frisbees or just lounging about in the greenery. Be careful of the river though; swimming is no...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Fish Creek Provincial Park


    Using up the majority of Calgary’s southwestern part, Fish Creek Provincial Park is a thing of beauty. A haven for walker, hikers and anyone who loves an adventure, Fish Creek is one of the best places where you can experience wilderness within city limits. 
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Sikome Lake

    Picnic Spot

    A beautiful, manmade waterbody, the Sikome Lake is a fun family destination. Located within the Fish Creek Provincial Park, it is sort of a huge outdoor pool with a sandy bottom and a long beach. Facilities around the lake include- changing rooms, playgrounds and concession stands. Pack some beach towels, sand castle building kits and a picnic basket and head over for a lovely family day! 
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Devonian Gardens


    A manmade marvel, the Devonian Gardens are spread across an entire hectare and is a green space located inside the TD Square retail mall. Opened in 1977, the gardens feature: Over 550 tropical palm trees, 18 species in total Seating areas and Event Spaces Walkways Children's playground Ponds and water features with fish
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Edworthy Park

    Park, Picnic Spot

    A year round destination, the Edworthy Park is located in a valley along the Bow River. More than the park itself, the Douglas Fir Trail and historical Lawrey Gardens situated with the park are well known. The park features: Playground Picnic sites Picnic shelters Pathways Gazebo Firepits and BBQ stands Picnic tables Benches Off-leash areas
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Aero Space Museum Of Calgary

    Family and Kids

    The Aero Space Museum of Calgary is dedicated to the preservation of Western Canadian Aviation History. It has a collection of over 20 aircrafts. These include 1936 WACO EQC-6 Custom WACO 10 Cabin Series, full size replica of AEA Silver Dart, AVRO 652 Anson Mk. II, Barkley Grow T8P-1 and Bell 47G to name a few. Trivia- The building in which the museum is based used to be a drill hall for #37 Se...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Calgarys Farmers Market

    Family and Kids

    Opened at the present location in the year 2011, the Calgary’s Farmers Market is a beautiful concept. This family friendly market is a dynamic place of community engagement. Boasting of a footfall of over 20,000 people per week, the market houses 80 vendors, supplying customers with fresh local produce, art, meat, poultry, international food, organic goods, jewellery and a lot more. 
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Glenmore Reservoir

    Water Sport

    Glenmore Reservoir is a water sport and activity park destination located southwest of Calgary. The manmade reservoir and its dam are located on the Elbow River. The reservoir is home to the Glenmore Sailing School, where sailing lessons, boat rentals and stall rentals are offered. A must visit if you love boating. If boating is not your thing, pack a picnic basket...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Conversation Sculpture

    Family and Kids

    A quirky art piece, The Conversation stands on Stephen Avenue in Calgary. The bronze statue depicts two men deep in conversation. Many believe they are striking a deal, some say they may be debating while some sinister people think the two are plotting a murder! No matter what, join in their conversation and click a few photos while you are at it!  The sculpture was donated by Norcen ...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Armengol Statues

    Family and Kids

    The Brotherhood of Mankind’ was a sculpture made by Mario Armengol in the year 1967. Found standing outside the Calgary Board of Education offices, the statues are 21 feet tall. They are also known as ‘Family of Man’.