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Kids Programs

Fall Hours:

Tuesday to Sunday 10am – 4pm (Closed Mondays)

Admission by Donation

Extreme by Nature - Bump in the Night

Find out if you have what it takes to be a creature of the night!
Discover some of the nocturnal animals found in the river valley on this exciting night hike.

 October 29 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm | Ages 11-15 

Space is limited for this free youth program. 

Bat House Building Workshop

Learn more about local bats & build a bat house to take home with you!

Join us for this special fall event - with Mike Kelly a biologist with the Alberta Community Bat Program!

 October 23 | 2:00pm – 4:00pm | $35/ Bat House 

For families with kids ages 6+  |  Space is limited. 
Call to Register: 403-320-3064

Junior Naturalists Club

Get outside & explore fun nature themes during each month long session.

Ages 6 to 10 | Saturdays | 10:00am - Noon

2021 Session Dates:
October: 2, 16, 23, 30
November: 6, 20, 27

$30/ 3 Week Session | $40/ 4 Week Session

Big Bird Little Bird

Children (ages 2-5) & adults discover all that fall has to offer through fun activities, crafts & games!
Get outside and explore nature with your preschooler during this 3 week session.

Tuesdays | 9:30am - 10:30am | $15/ child per session

Session Dates: Oct 12, 19, 26
(Programs will take place entirely outdoors, proof of vaccination is not required.)


Join one of our education staff & discover the amazing plants & animals found right here in Lethbridge!

Programs will take place entirely outdoors. Cost: $35/ program

Choose from one of the following topics for your 1 hour private tour: 

  • Animal Tracking – Have you ever wondered what animals are in your neighbourhood during the winter? Discover more about our wild neighbours by exploring animal tracks & signs.
  • Birds, Birds, Birds! – The river valley is home to many different birds, some that stay year round & some that are here for part of the year. Discover the amazing birds that can be found in Lethbridge. 
  • Cottonwood Forest – Discover the only native tree species found in Lethbridge. Explore some of the creatures that depend on the cottonwood forest.


Get Outside 101

Enjoy the benefits of being outside year-round!

Challenge yourself to try at least one fun outdoor activity every week!

Outdoor Adventure Club - on YouTube!

Tune in & Join Jr. Naturalists leader Taylor as he explores the coulees & Oldman river valley.

Learn about the local environment through a series of activities that encourage youth to get outdoors.