Bow Habitat Station

The experience will leave you hooked!

Get hands-on with Alberta’s fish, wildlife, water and aquatic attractions:

  • Explore exhibits and aquariums in the Discovery Centre.
  • Tour the Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery.
  • Go fishing in the Trout Pond (May 15-Oct 31).
  • Take a stroll through the Interpretive Wetland.

Public Notice:

Following the confirmation of whirling disease in Alberta, please be aware of firm bio-security policies regarding access to the Fish Hatchery. All participants must:

  • wear closed-toe shoes,
  • agree to wash their hands, and
  • step over a disinfectant mat to clean their shoes.

Public who have recently been recreating in the Bow River in the same day as their visit are kindly asked to bring a clean pair of shoes if they wish to join a tour.

For more information on whirling disease, see:

Trout Pond OPEN for fishing!

Fishing rod rentals from our Discovery Centre remain suspended to the public as we review our bio-security protocols. Personal fishing gear is permitted at the pond, however, please remember to clean, drain and dry all fishing equipment when moving from one water body to another.

For more information on current activities at our Trout Pond, visit:

Plan Your Visit:

For admission prices, hours and location, click:

For information about upcoming specials and seasonal activities, click:

For information about birthday party packages, and school, youth and group programs, click:

For details on our annual Discovery Centre passes, click:

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Updated: Sep 21, 2016