WYD YYC! February 10-16, 2020
Monday, February 10
Calgary Zoo Penguin Walk
What: Watch the king penguins waddle through the zoo for a daily enrichment walk.
When: 11:00am (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
Joso’s $5 Family Monday’s
What: Donate a non-perishable item and you and your kiddos (up to 3 children) can let loose in their indoor playground.
When: Monday, February 3 from 9 AM – 4 PM (Monday recurring event)
Where: Joso’s Play and Learn Centre, Unit 505, 722-85 Street SW, Calgary
Admission: $5.00 plus a non-perishable food item.
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)
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
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 11
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
Wednesday, February 12
$5 Laser City
What: Enjoy $5 laser games at Laser City every Wednesday and Thursday evenings.
When: Wednesday, February 12 and Thursday, February 13 at 4:30pm – 9pm
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
Friday, February 14
Calgary Farmers Market – UnBEETable Valentine’s Day
What: Come out and celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Calgary Farmers Market. With a Master Chocolat fountain, a XOXO Booth for you and your valentine to snap a picture in, chances to win a romantic one night stay at the CRMR Resort, 2 tickets to Vertigo Theatre Production and more!
When: Friday, February 14 at 10am – 2pm
Where: Calgary Farmers Market, 510-77th Ave SE
GLOW Winter Festival
What: Enjoy a family-friendly winter festival filled with art, live music, outdoor lounges, light show installations, and more! Take in all this winter fun across the four blocks of Stephen Avenue.
When: Friday, February 14 (4-10pm), Saturday, February 15 (4-10pm) and Sunday, February 15 (4-7pm)
Where: Stephen Avenue Walk, between 1st St SE and 3rd St. SW
Family Fridays at the TELUS Spark – Valentine’s Day Edition
What: TELUS Spark is offering $5 admission rates for all children under 17 years of age to enjoy with the whole family. Get dinner, explore the science centre and enjoy spending family time together. For Valentine’s Day, you can create a special felt heart in the Maker’s Workshop alongside watching the Princess Bride play in the dome.
When: Friday, February 14 at 4 – 9pm & The Princess Bride will be playing at 6:30pm
Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre, 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Admission: All children under 17 years old get into TELUS Spark for just $5
Sunday, February 16
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