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Sports & Recreational Facilities Attractions & Entertainment

Sports facilities built for the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary are central to the ongoing training of Canadian teams and Olympic hopefuls. Enjoyed by locals and visitors alike, places like the Canmore Nordic Centre (cross-country skiing and biathlon), Canada Olympic Park (ski jumping, ski school, hockey and the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame), and the Olympic Oval (speed skating and still the fastest ice on the planet) are continually improved upon and rank as some of the best facilities in the western world. Every city, town and rural community has sports and recreational facilities for all activities, ages and abilities. Fitness is top of mind in Alberta.

Canada Sports Hall Of Fame | Tourism Calgary

Canada Sports Hall Of Fame | Tourism Calgary

Landmarks & Buildings to See

Rocky Mountain Show Jumping

Calgary, Alberta

Rocky Mountain Show Jumping (RMSJ) is an equestrian event management company that specializes in hosting Jumping and Dressage tournaments, along with a variety of other event thought the season. Located at the beautiful Anderson Ranch at Calgary’s south end, just minutes south of Spruce Meadows. Featuring Goby’s Grill, at the heart of the property, this family friendly fully licensed restaurant is open seasonally from May to the end of August during the many hosted public and private events. Goby's has free live music every Saturday during the summer outdoor tournaments. RMSJ hosts over 20 tournaments each year, including Bow Valley Classics, June Classic CSI2*, Rocky Mountain Classics, Royal West and many more!

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Hang Glide Alberta

Innisfail, Alberta

Tandem Discovery Flights let you enjoy the gift of free flight next to one of our certified hang gliding instructors. Located right between Calgary and Edmonton, you will enjoy the breathtaking views of the majestic rocky mountains to the west, and the endless Alberta prairies to the east. There is no other sport that gets you closer to soaring like an eagle. The local Red tail hawks that nest nearby love to fly with us too! Book a brisk morning flight, or an evening flight to witness the sun set over the Rockies as we soar effortlessly back to earth!

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Temple Hill Motorcycle Park

Raymond, Alberta

Located just 3 km north of Raymond sits a world class motocross and dirt bike facility, Temple Hill Motorcycle Park. The park is host to many events throughout the year including the Western Canadian Amateur Championships. The park caters to competitive and recreational pursuits by offering, race track, a quad park, freestyle ramp and a BMX track. The Lethbridge Motorcycle Club leases the park from the Town and any additional information regarding park operations can be obtained through the website or call 403-328-8973.

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Holiday Packages


'Pan American' CSI 5* presented by Rolex

Calgary, Alberta
2018-06-26 To 2018-07-01 MST

In 2018 The Spruce Meadows ‘Pan American’ presented by Rolex will combine events from the former ‘Canada One’ and ‘Pan American’ Tournaments. With the support of our corporate partners, the ‘Pan American’ Tournament, presented by Rolex has become one of the sport’s premier events. The 'Pan American' CSI 5* outdoor tournament will feature riders from throughout North America. Admission and parking are complimentary.

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May Classic I

Calgary, Alberta
2018-05-05 To 2018-05-06 MST

The May Classic Tournament welcomes horses and riders to the first outdoor tournament of the season - Calgary spring weather permitting! Come to Spruce Meadows not only to view the competitions, but also to visit our new-born foals and enjoy the tulips in bloom. Competitions in this Tournament range from 0.50m to 1.20m. A food concession is available to help you enjoy your experience at Spruce Meadows. Admission and parking are complimentary.

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NASCAR Pinty's Series - THE LUXXUR300

Wetaskiwin, Alberta
2018-07-27 To 2018-07-29 MST

Edmonton Int'l Raceway in Wetaskiwin is Western Canada's only paved oval & NASCAR Sanctioned Stock Car Race Track. The NASCAR Pinty's Series makes it stop at EIR on July 27th and 28th, 2018 - You cannot miss this, that's 300 Laps of door to door Late Model NASCAR Racing Action! We are 4 kms West of the Hwy 2A & Hwy 13 Junction in Wetaskiwin!Fans can expect to see NASCAR Stars such as DJ Kennington who raced at the Daytona 500 and Phoenix and Ales Tagliani, Indy 500 Racer & more. Tickets are on sale now, buy yours before they sell out!

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