Public Activities

Enhance your adventure to Bow Habitat Station! A selection of activities available to all ages and abilities are offered throughout the year. Check back regularly as programs change with the seasons.

Bow Habitat Station reserves the right to change or cancel certain program activities where extraordinary circumstances warrant, due to weather or other unforeseen business interruption.

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Three young boys match animal track castings with the correct animal footprints.

Learn about Alberta’s wildlife and nature with your family through hands-on Investigation Stations throughout our Discovery Centre. A new theme is explored each month, including stations hosted by experts from other local wildlife organizations!

Dates: First Friday of each month (September-June)
Themes: Times: Investigation Station activities are open from 10 am – 3 pm.
Fee: Investigation Station activities included with admission to the Discovery Centre

Bring a group (up to 30 people) for $99 + taxes. Cost includes Discovery Centre admission, access to Investigation Stations and a classroom rental from 10 am – 12 pm or 1 pm – 3 pm. Space is limited.

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Snowshoe Rentals

Family walks together through the snow on snowshoes.

Explore through the trails of our Interpretive Wetlands this winter on snowshoes! Investigate the tracks of our urban wildlife as you make your own.

Dates: Late Nov - early Mar (pending snowfall)
Fee: $6 per pair
Who: Starting at children's shoe size 4

Explore Pearce Estate Park’s Interpretive Wetlands:

Have a large group? Make a group booking! More details:

Discovery Nights: Reduced Admission

Large three-dimensional dinosaur breaking through a mural display in the Discovery Centre.

Looking for a late-night learning opportunity? Join us on the third Thursday of each month for reduced admission.

Dates: Third Thursday of every month
Times: 5 to 8 pm
  • Reduced $5 per person admission after 5 pm
  • Children 3 and under free with an adult


The Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery is temporarily closed to the public while undergoing major renovations to update its water treatment systems and modernize its equipment. During this time, there will be no tours or fish feedings. All other programs and operations will continue throughout 2018.

Looking for even more fun? Check out these program opportunities:

Updated: Nov 8, 2019