COVID-19 response: The Discovery Centre and Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery have reopened to the public with enhanced safety measures in place.

Birthday Parties

Make your next birthday bash FIN-tastic!

Party Packages Details

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Birthday party packages start at $160 plus taxes and are available for groups of up to 20 guests (including the birthday family).

What’s included in party packages:

  • Discovery Centre admission for a maximum of 20 guests
  • Private party room (2 hours)
  • Staff-led activities
  • Gift for the birthday child

Not included in party packages:

  • Decorations
  • Utensils and dining wear
  • Food and beverages
  • Access to kitchen appliances
Party Package Options

Small Fry (ages 2+) $160

Make a splash as you celebrate your birthday with thousands of trout! You and your guests will head into the Fish Hatchery to give the trout a tasty birthday snack.

Book a Party Package!

Birthday party bookings are offered year-round on Fridays & Saturdays. Dates and times are subject to availability.

All party packages are based around 2-hour timeslots, with morning (10:30 AM to 12:30 PM) or afternoon (1:00 PM to 3:00 PM) programs available. Bow Habitat Station reserves the right to change or cancel certain party activities where extraordinary circumstances warrant, due to weather or other unforeseen business interruption at Bow Habitat Station or the Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery.

Payment in full is required within 48 hours of booking to secure your party. Cancellations are subject to a $50 per party non-refundable administration fee when cancelled at least 10 business days before your party date. No refunds or credits are offered for changes or cancellations made within 10 business days of your party.

Due to Alberta Health Services guidelines, birthday capacities have been reduced to 20 guests (including the birthday family).Listed birthday party prices have been discounted by 20% while these restrictions are in place. All birthday guests will be asked to follow the City of Calgary facial covering bylaw.

Staying Safe Together

Your safety is our priority. Learn about how the Fish Hatchery is taking action to keep you safe on our COVID-19 response page.

What if I am unable to attend the program due to COVID-19?

Please let us know as soon as possible. If you arrive and are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, you will not be permitted to participate. We will do our best to reschedule you to another date later in the season, or offer a full refund. Requests must be made no later than two business days after your previously scheduled program.

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Updated: Oct 14, 2020