FREE City Calgary Summer Recreation Opportunities

Free City of Calgary Summer Recreation Opportunities

Are you and your family looking for some free, high quality programs for your kids? The City of Calgary offers programs that are open to everyone at no cost. These programs offer many different activities including​ crafts, games and active play. These drop-in programs are for children ages 3-12 years (accompanied by an adult) and are available in various community locations across Calgary. Programs will set up a tent in the park so parents and children can easily locate the meeting space.

Download a pdf version of the Community Summer Programs schedule [from]

Stay n’ Play

These safe, supervised programs help young children and adults make new friends and stay active through a play-based learning environment. Participants will engage in games and activities that they can use on their path to healthy and active lifestyles. Children must be accompanied by an adult and programs may be weather dependent.

Ages: 3 – 5 years + Adult
Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Park n’ Play

These safe, supervised programs help children make new friends and learn games and activities that they can use on their path to healthy and active lifestyles. Programs run weekdays and may be weather dependent.

Ages: 6 – 12 years
Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

View more at and Click Stay n’ Play, or click here.




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Tenant Handbook

In Summer 2020 we compiled a new Printable PDF version of important information for tenants. You will find details on how to connect with CHC, guidance on the programs we provide, and advice on maintenance and management of your home. Keep a copy of the PDF on your device or print your own hardcopy. Download CHC Tenant Handbook 2020

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Have Your Voice Heard

In early 2024 we will be reaching out to residents to gather your experiences, opinions, and ideas to inform our Anti-Racism Strategy.

You can participate by:

  • Completing the survey that will be distributed in early 2024
  • Volunteer to join a focus group (this will be available through the survey)


Watch for more information coming soon!


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