WYD YYC! February 17-23, 2020
Monday, February 17
Calgary Zoo Penguin Walk
What: Watch the king penguins waddle through the zoo for a daily enrichment walk.
When: 11:00 AM (Monday – Sunday) with weather permitting
Where: The Calgary Zoo (outside Penguin Plunge), 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Admission: Regular admission applies. Purchase tickets HERE
Servus Monday Night Toonie Skate
What: The Olympic Oval in partnership with Servus Credit Union is brightening your evening by giving you access to skate for only $2. This is a great way to get your family active!
When: Monday, February 3 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM (Monday recurring event)
Where: Olympic Oval, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary
Additional Info: $2 admission and Servus Credit Union members are FREE Learn More
What: Come out and meet and cycle with other families in Calgary. Join in on this short family-friendly ride and play from the Delta Garden to Simmon’s Building for refreshments and then on to the East Village Playground.
When: February 17 from 9:45 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Meet at Delta Garden, south side of Peace Bridge close to 1st Ave and 6th Street SW, Calgary
Additional Information: Click HERE
YYC Hot Chocolate Fest
What: The month of February doesn’t just mean Valentine’s Day! Local participating cafes, restaurants and chocolatiers compete for the title YYC’s Best Hot Chocolate, Best Spirit Chocolate and Cup That Runneth Over Award. The public is invited to test out participating location’s hot chocolate and vote online for their favourites. Partial proceeds from each drink sold go to Calgary Meals on Wheels!
When: Saturday, February 1 – Saturday, February 29
Where: Various locations across Calgary
Additional Info: To learn more, click HERE
Tuesday, February 18
Active Toddlers at Genesis Centre
What: Get active and have fun with your kiddos as they play with numerous toys and bounce around in the bouncy house. Your children will have loads of fun while they develop gross motor and social skills.
When: Every Tuesday & Thursday
Where: Genesis Centre, 7555 Falconridge Blvd. NE, Calgary
Additional information: FREE for children ages 5 and under
Last Call $3 Swim
What: For only $3 you can swim from 9-10 PM on select days at various leisure centres.
When: Southland Leisure Centre (Monday and Wednesday at 9-10 PM) and Village Square Leisure Centre (Monday, Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays at 9-10 PM).
Where: Southland Leisure Centre (200 Southland Drive SW, Calgary) and Village Square Leisure Centre (2623-56 Street NE, Calgary)
Wednesday, February 19
$5 Laser City
What: Enjoy $5 laser games at Laser City every Wednesday and Thursday evenings.
When: Wednesday, February 19 and Thursday, February 20 at 4:30 PM – 9 PM
Where: Laser City, #125, 572 Aero Dr NE
The Beach YYC
What: It’s winter and we are inviting you to have fun at the beach! Bring your kids (5 years and under) to Calgary’s indoor sandy beach and watch your child explore, dig and have fun. All beach toys are supplied.
When: On Monday and Wednesday mornings form 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Where: The Beach YYC, 3030 – 2600 Portland Street SE, Calgary
Tickets: $8 per child and adults are free for the “Kids Play at The Beach” drop-in
Thursday, February 20
Inflatables at Southland Leisure Centre
What: Enjoy an evening of playing with inflatable toys such as the inflatable 2 – meter balls, or an obstacle course floating on the water and more during your swim at Southland Leisure Centre.
When: Every Thursday evening from 7 – 9 PM
Where: Southland Leisure Centre, 2000 Southland Drive SW, Calgary
Admission: Regular admission applies
Friday, February 21
World of Wheels
What: You don’t want to miss Western Canada’s finest hot rods, customs, trucks, motorcycles, guest appearances and more.
When: February 21-23, 2020
Where: BMO Centre, Stampede Park, 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
Tickets: Discount tickets available at Auto Value Auto Parts. General admission – $18, children 6 to 12 – $6 and children 5 and under are FREE
Saturday, February 22
The Three Little Pigs – Theatre for Kids – Loose Moose Theatre
What: Enjoy children’s classic stories brought to life on stage. It’ truly a magical experience for kids age 4-10 and entertaining for parents.
When: February 22-23, 2020
Where: Loose Moose Theatre, 2nd floor Crossroads Market, 1235 – 26 Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Tickets are sold online up until 6 PM the day prior to the performance, and any remaining tickets will be sold at the door. Purchase tickets HERE
Sunday, February 23
Sunday Funday at Devonian Gardens
What: Come out to Calgary’s indoor garden for some family fun activities. Check out the Family Fun Room while visiting the Devonian Gardens and partake in activities such as puzzles, colouring, games, and books.
When: Sunday, February 9 from 12:00 – 3:00 PM (Sunday recurring event)
Where: Devonian Gardens – 8 Ave & 2 St SW, Calgary
Additional Information: FREE
What: Check out this family fun outdoor skating event. Roast marshmallows, make smores and join in some snow activities.
When: February 23, 2020 from 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Where: Across from St. Jerome School, 400 Panamount Blvd. NW, Calgary
Additional Information: FREE