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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WINTER HOURS (Nov 1 – May 14)

Discovery Centre Fish Hatchery Tours

(30 mins)
(includes feeding the fish)

Fish Feedings
Monday Closed Closed Closed
Tuesday 10 am - 4 pm 12 pm or 2 pm 11am
Wednesday 10 am - 4 pm 12 pm or 2 pm 11am
Thursday* 10 am - 4 pm

* 10 am – 8 pm on 3rd Thursdays of every month
12 pm or 2 pm 11am
Friday 10 am - 4 pm 12 pm or 2 pm 11am
Saturday 10 am - 4 pm 12 pm, 1 pm or 2 pm 11 am or 3 pm
Sunday Closed Closed Closed
Children ages 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

All participants must:

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

Note: Strollers are not permitted inside the Fish Hatchery. 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.

Holiday Closures

  • November 11 (Remembrance Day)
  • December 24, 2016 – January 2, 2017 (Holiday Closure)
  • April 14, 2017 (Good Friday)
  • July 1, 2017 (Canada Day)

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 $10.00
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.

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

 

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Updated: Oct 31, 2016