The river is beginning to thaw as the daylight lasts a little longer and the temperatures start to rise. Spring in Rockland Park brings a shift of activities, so put your cross-country skis away and bust out the sunglasses. The green space is growing with each phase, and there is plenty of park space to take advantage of a short drive or bike ride outside the community.

Instead of staying home and spring cleaning, take advantage of the exciting amenities, all just minutes away from the community.

Visit your local parks

If you’re in the mood for a leisurely day in the park, or if you are interested in something more exhilarating, you don’t have to go far to be entertained this spring.

  • Baker Park

    With picnic spaces, an ampitheatre and access to the Bow River, Baker Park is the spot to enjoy sunny days. Ride your bike along the trails, bring a frisbee to practice your shot at the 18-basket disc golf course, or enjoy spaces to fly a kite, read a book or simply sit in nature. This 30-acre green space is great for families, recreation, or relaxing and enjoying the views.

  • Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park

    Head West and enjoy stunning views of the Rocky Mountains, Bow River and Alberta’s foothills at Glenbow Ranch. Experience wildlife and native flora at this vast provincial park where you can hike, mountain bike or cycle on pathways and trails. Step into the visitor centre to discover more about the park and its history.

Having fun on cooler days

Although things are warming up, the weather in Calgary is dependably unpredictable. There are plenty of indoor amenities within a stone’s throw of Rockland Park.

  • Calgary Climbing Centre - Rocky Mountain

    Challenge yourself to go to new heights at the Calgary Climbing Centre just a few minutes away from the community. Exciting for adults and kids of all ages above 6, you can climb inside on walls up to 65 feet, practice bouldering or take in a thrill on the outdoor climbing wall. This climbing centre is a great place to learn the ropes, or challenge advanced climbers, so bring your friends or family and give it a try.

  • Calgary Farmer’s Market West

    With an indoor playground, plenty of unique vendors and rotating buskers with different talents to showcase, you can spend a whole day at the Calgary Farmer’s Market. Take in some entertainment, treat yourself to a delicious lunch and pick up fresh, local ingredients for dinner. Enjoy the art and peruse for gifts, treasures and keepsakes while having a family-friendly fun.

Enjoy Spring

There are many activities to enjoy this season, like getting active outdoors or finding fun productivity around your home. Gather your friends and family and embrace the warmer weather.

To learn more about each location mentioned above, visit their websites linked below: