Hours, Admission, & Location

Discovery Centre Hours and Rate

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Open to public Tuesday – Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM (last admission at 3 PM)

Closed Sundays, Mondays and statutory holidays.

Adult (18-64) $10.00
Senior (65+) $8.00
Student (18+ with ID) $8.00
Youth (4-17) $6.00
Children (3 and under) Free*
Family (up to 2 adults and 4 youth) $30.00
*Max. 4 children permitted with each paid adult admission. Additional children will be charged the youth admission rate. Youth and children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Prices do not include GST and are subject to change.

Fish Hatchery Hours & Rate

Guided Fish Hatchery Tours (30 min)

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
2:30 PM, space limited – arrive early to secure a spot.
Cost: $5.00 / person
Suitable to ages 4+

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General Admission to Feed the Fish

Fridays & Saturdays
10 AM – 3 PM
Cost: $2.00 / person
Suitable to all ages and attention spans

Fish Hatchery

Location and Contact

1440-17A Street SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 4T9

Tel (Calgary local): 403-297-6561
Email: bow.habitat@gov.ab.ca


  • Limited free parking is available in the lot for Pearce Estate Park. Please carpool, or consider other means of transportation where safe and possible.
  • If there are no spots available, consider parking in a nearby residential area, or around the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and accessing Bow Habitat Station via a nature-filled, 20-minute walk along the river pathway. Please allow extra time to arrive for your program on time.


Bow Habitat Station's Discovery Centre and Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery are fully wheelchair accessible.

Interpretive Wetlands access

Although there are some paved pathways through the Interpretive Wetlands, many are unpaved gravel trails. Please use caution in all weather.

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Updated: Feb 1, 2023