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 are available for ages 2 and up and groups of up to 15 guests (including the birthday family).

What’s included in party packages:

  • Discovery Centre admission
  • 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

Catch of the Day – Indoor & Outdoor Activities (ages 5+) $200

Make this party one for the record books. Compete with your party guests as you gear-up with all the necessary equipment to safely and responsibly head out to a fishing hole this winter. You and your guests will test the “waters” in a magnetic ice fishing activity in search of Alberta’s fish species before heading inside to feed thousands of trout inside the Fish Hatchery.

Small Fry – Indoor Activity (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.

Wild Wonderland – Outdoor Activities (ages 5+) $200

Take a walk on the wild side! You and your guests will discover the wonders of Alberta’s wildlife, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and – of course – fish, through activities and outdoor games.

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.

Book today:

In compliance with current Alberta Health Services guidelines, birthday program capacities have been reduced to 15 guests. Listed prices have been discounted by 25% to reflect these changes. All guests must comply with the City of Calgary facial covering bylaw.

Staying Safe Together

Your safety is our priority. Learn about how Bow Habitat Station is taking action to keep you safe on our COVID-19 response page.


Updated: Nov 5, 2020