Anyone who knows me will tell you that my favorite place to be is outdoors. Before becoming a parent, spending time outdoors meant trekking across the West Coast Trail, backcountry camping, and conquering hikes and trails in Ireland, Tanzania, and Peru. It’s safe to say my adventures and time spent outdoors look a bit different now (pandemic aside).
Calgary has over 5,000 parks and more than 1,000 playgrounds! Exploring these green spaces is an inexpensive way to have fun as a family and get to know the city you live in. To get you started, here are five of the best parks for families that Calgary has to offer, and five awesome playgrounds to give you 10 weeks of exploring Calgary’s parks and playgrounds.
Spring is here! Well, at least the concept of Spring is here. While there is still the possibility that we might wake up to a few more snowy mornings here in Alberta, our mindset is beginning to shift toward summer. In my house, there’s one tried-and-true signal that this long-awaited season is upon us: puddles!
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