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Kids Programs

Winter Hours:

Open Daily 1:00pm – 4:00pm 
(Closed Mondays)

Holiday Hours:

Open 11am 4pm | February 20th
Admission by Donation

Extreme by Nature - Climate Change

Explore climate change in Southern Alberta.

Discover how adaptive design can help our city thrive in a changing climate!

Participate in a variety of hands-on activities & learn how we can create the world we want.

February 22 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm | Ages 11 - 15

Free! Space is Limited!

Call to Register: 403-320-3064



Family Day at the Nature Centre

February 20, 2023 | 11am - 4pm

 Looking for a low-key event for your family? Visit the Nature Centre!

A variety of indoor & outdoor activity stations will be set up for you & your family
to enjoy at your own pace!
FREE! DROP-IN! Everyone is Welcome!

 

Coulees & Culture Day Camp

Discover activities inspired by theatre, art, nature & local history.

Learn, grow & play at a new venue each day!
NATURE CENTRE | NEW WEST THEATRE | GALT MUSEUM | SAAG

February 21 - 24 | 8:30am - 4:30pm | AGES 6-10 | COST $160



Big Bird Little Bird | Ages 2-5

Get outside & explore nature with your preschooler during these 3 week sessions!

Discover all that winter has to offer through activities, crafts, and games! 

Thursdays | 9:30am - 10:30am OR 11:00am - Noon | $15 per session

Winter Sessions:
February: 9, 16, 23
March: 9, 16, 23 


Junior Naturalists | Ages 6-10

Discover fun winter nature themes during each 3 week session. 
Enjoy nature-based games, outdoor activities, crafts, and more!

Saturdays | 10:00am - Noon | $30 per session

Winter Sessions:
February: 4, 11, 25
March: 11, 18, 25


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.


 Borrow one of the NEW StoryWalk Around Town kits featuring Barbara Reid’s book Picture a Tree 
from the Lethbridge Public Library. 

Kits include a copy of the book, activity sheets, suggested map locations, and adventure supplies.
Pick up your kit from the Lethbridge Public Library.  


 

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.