Town of Canmore

Free or Low-Cost Fun in Canmore

Canmore is a Community that welcomes all people to engage and participate in activities that makes our community and neighbourhoods great. There are a wide variety of activities that are free or available at a low cost. Below you will find some ideas that can be fun for everyone in the community to try.

Did you know?! Canmore Local ROAM transit is FREE within Canmore

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Fun Anytime

  • Go Skating on on of Canmore's numerous outdoor rinks or ponds
  • Join the world’s largest treasure hunt and download the Geocaching app
  • Toboggan down one of the many hills around town. The Nordic Centre, Cemetery Hill, Eagles Terrace, etc. 
  • Cross-Country Skiing is free at the Nordic Centre every day after 5 p.m.  The lights stay on the lit loop until 10 p.m. 
  • Try Orienteering at the Canmore Nordic Centre
  • Go for a Hike! Here are some hike ideas, don't forget your ice cleats when hiking in the winter
  • Tee off with Disc Golf at the Three Sisters Disc Golf course
  • Build a snow fort or sculpture in one of Canmore's open areas or parks
  • Hit the Gym outside at the Centennial Park fitness structures
  • Become a bird watcher! Document the birds you see and learn how to recognize their calls
  • Learn to identify some local animal tracks and head out to find some after a fresh snowfall
  • Volunteer! Great way to meet people and get involved
  • Go Fish! Anyone under 16 years old does not require an Alberta Fishing License
  • Do a tour of Canmore many local art galleries
  • Go on an Artwalk and locate Canmore's public art installations 
  • Visit the Curbside Museum, located at the corner or Railway Avenue and Pinewood Crescent


Weekly Fun

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  • Enjoy Food and Friends on Monday nights at St. Michael's church from 5-7 p.m. 
  • Every Wednesday night join CYAN at the Canmore Yoga Lounge for free yoga 8:15- 9:15 p.m. 

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The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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