Looking for a weekend activity that’s truly memorable? Plan a day trip to visit a local animal sanctuary! Sanctuaries are unique, special places where children and adults of all ages can interact with and learn more about the animals that we don’t usually get a chance to know firsthand and up close. There are many… Read more »
Visit a Little Free Library location and swap a gently used book. These brilliant doll house looking libraries are popping up all around Calgary! The concept: Leave a book or two you no longer want and take a book! Located in neighbourhoods all around Calgary, it’s a great way to get kids out and exploring… Read more »
Now, Calgary families may already be aware of this, but I came across the TommyKPlay Indoor Playground and Family Entertainment Center when I was doing a reference verification for an applying nanny. I was quite intrigued and so I checked out the location. I must admit that I am rather envious that I didn’t have the chance to visit such a facility when I was a child. The facilities are well staffed, can accommodate birthday parties and they provide a comfortable and clear space for adults to watch their children play.
For parents on the south side of Calgary, Sip & Safari Cafe is a great option for families looking to have a nice coffee and a tasty lunch while the kids can enjoy a large play area and make some new friends! Sip & Safari offers a safe and fun place for children 6 and under to romp around, while parents can relax a bit and still keep an eye on their youngsters.
Have active kids that are hard to please and always itching to try new things? Well, the Southland Leisure Centre (run by the City of Calgary) is here to help! One of the top places for drop-in and ongoing activity programmes, the Southland Leisure Centre offers a great variety of fitness and lifestyle options for kids and families, not the least of which is their excellent indoor water park and their fun WOW Balls pool activites!
The winner of 2010 Calgary Choice Awards for “Best in Children’s Retail”, Coffee & S’cream has established itself as one of the top kid-friendly coffee shops in Calgary! If you’re ever in need of a fun, safe space for your kids to play while you need your coffee fix, Coffee & S’cream offers a separate area for parents to partake a cappucino (or two) while easily keeping an eye on the play area.
If you’re ever in need of a fun and educational activity for creative kids who love to get messy, Clay for Kids in Calgary provides over 30 years worth of experience to help you and your child put that creative energy to good use!
Looking for trendy, high-quality kids’ clothes that can withstand romping, running, and general larking about without having to break the bank? Want to sell your like-new baby items now that your children have grown so quickly? Then Sproutz Kids consignment is here to help!