Visitor Information

 

Location and Contact

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

Tel (Calgary local): 403 297-6561
Fax: 403 592-8552
Email: bow.habitat@gov.ab.ca

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CURRENT HOURS

Discovery Centre Fish Hatchery Tours**

(includes feeding the fish)

Fish Feedings
Monday Closed Closed Closed
Tuesday 10 am - 4 pm 12 pm & 2 pm 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 4 pm 12 pm & 2 pm 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm
Thursday* 10 am - 4 pm* 12 pm & 2 pm 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm
Friday 10 am - 4 pm 12 pm & 2 pm 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm
Saturday 10 am - 4 pm 12 pm & 2 pm 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm
Sunday 10 am - 4 pm 12 pm & 2 pm 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm
Children ages 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
*The Discovery Centre is open later until 8 pm on the third Thursday of every month.

Fish Hatchery Access

Access to the Fish Hatchery is through guided activities only. Space in these activities is subject to capacity and filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Activities leave promptly at their set start times – late admittance is not permitted. Please note that persons with severe fish allergies are not recommended to enter the hatchery.

Please call 403 297-6561 to discuss discounts and availability of booking a private tour for groups of 10 or more.

For information on seasonal promotions, please visit:

The fishing season at the Kids Can Catch Trout Pond runs May 15 through October 31. For more information, visit:

WINTER HOURS

The Discovery Centre is open year-round, Tuesdays through Saturdays (closed Sundays and Mondays).

Holiday Closures

  • July 1 (Canada Day)
  • September 5 - 12, 2016 (Operational Closure)
  • November 11 (Remembrance Day)
  • December 24, 2016 – January 2, 2017 (Holiday Closure)

Please note: Bow Habitat Station’s office will also be closed during all statutory holidays that fall on a Monday.

Admission Rates

Discovery Centre Fish Hatchery Tour Fish Feedings
Adult (18-64) $10.00 $5.00 $2.00
Senior (65+) $8.00 $5.00 $2.00
Student (with ID) $8.00 $5.00 $2.00
Youth (4-17) $6.00 $3.00 $2.00
Children (3 and under) FREE* FREE** FREE**
Family (up to 2 adults and 4 youth) $30.00 $15.00 N/A
Prices do not include GST and are subject to change.
*Max. 4 children permitted with each paid adult admission. Additional children will be charged the youth admission rate.
**Entrance to the hatchery requires one paid adult admission for every four children.

Year-round Discovery Centre memberships are available. For more information, visit:

 

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Updated: Jun 6, 2016