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February 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kick off the Family Day and Family Fishing long weekend with FREE outdoor family fun & reduced admission to Investigation Stations inside our Discovery Centre – only $5 +tax per person.
Learn about fish and their wild friends through hands-on Investigation Stations throughout the site. Excited to have a variety of supporting organizations this year as well!
Outdoor Investigation Stations (Free, 10:00-4:00):
– Alberta Aquatic Invasive Species Canine Team
– Casting practice
– Magnetic “ice fishing” game
– Marshmallow roasting
– Snowshoeing & a predator vs prey game
Indoor Investigation Stations ($5/person – last admission at 3:30):
– Alberta Community Bat Program
– Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (CWRS) with Lito the Hawk
– City of Calgary educators with animal biofacts
– Fly tying with the Hook ‘n’ Hackle Club
– Kid’s Craft Zone
– Parks Canada hands-on displays
– Trout Tales (learning about life cycle, featuring baby trout)
– Trout Unlimited Canada
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR FAMILIES:
We kindly ask that strollers are left at home for this event. Thank you for your understanding & cooperation!
REMINDER: Due to the Fish Hatchery renovations, there will be no access to the hatchery and no fish feedings this year.