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Banff's Special Events

  1. Bike Month - Historical Bike Tour of Banff

    June 19, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Learn fun facts about the history of Banff while getting some fresh air and exercise. For ages 16 and up.

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  2. Banff Farmers Market

    June 20, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Central Park parking lot

    The Banff Farmers Market is held every Wednesday in the summer. This year the market will be held in the Central Park parking lot. Vendors offer everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to artwork.

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  3. Open House at the Banff Power Substation

    June 21, 1:30 PM @ Banff Power Substation

    The Banff Heritage Corporation invites the community to an open house the Banff Power Substation, 606 Buffalo Street, June 21 at 1:30 p.m. The open house will give nationally recognized heritage practitioners ERA Architects the opportunity to share their analysis of the Banff Power Substation site and highlight considerations as they relate to the potential reuse of the building as columbarium. Light refreshments will be provided.

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  4. National Indigenous Peoples Day: Medicine Walk

    June 21, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Banff Centre Max Bell Building - Husky Energy Foyer Meet in Max Bell Building Foyer.

    Learn, see, and experience this landscape while celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day. Join esteemed traditional Métis guide Brenda Holder to experience a Medicine Walk through Banff Centre's home on Sacred Guardian Buffalo Mountain. This is a physical walk that will explore some uneven terrain, please wear suitable attire, bring a backpack, and prepare to be outside. All ages welcome.

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  5. National Indigenous Peoples Day: Gallery, Library, and Archives Tour

    June 21, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Banff Centre Walter Phillips Gallery. Meet in Walter Phillips Gallery Entrance. (Then tour will proceed to the Library in the Kinnear Centre, 2nd floor)

    Celebrate June 21 with a tour of the Walter Phillips Gallery, Library and Archives at Banff Centre. The library will feature displays highlighting indigenous artists contributions our artist book, alumni, music, and special collections, as well as having selections from our regular circulating collections available to check out. Highlights include the works of Janet Rogers, Lee Maracle, Richard Wagamese, Cole Pauls, Greg Young-ing, and Thomson Highway. All ages welcome.

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  6. Bike Month - Mountain Bike Ride For Women

    June 21, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Hosted by Rundle Mountain Cycling Club. Meet at Town Hall at 6 p.m. for a ride on Tunnel Mountain trails. All skill levels welcome. Space is limited.

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  7. National Indigenous Peoples Day: URBAN NDN Film Night

    June 21, 6:30 PM @ Banff Centre Max Bell Auditorium

    Film screening curated by Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter and panel discussion with the filmmakers to follow. Please note that the films are 14+. URBAN NDN Film Night is a celebration of persistence and self-determination through film by artists living in Southern Alberta. Please join us after the screening for a question and answer period with filmmakers Amanda Foote, Kes Lefthand and Jarret Twoyoungmen.

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  8. National Indigenous Peoples Day: Medicine Walk

    June 21, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Banff Centre Max Bell Building - Husky Energy Foyer Meet in Max Bell Building Foyer.

    Learn, see, and experience this landscape while celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day. Join esteemed traditional Métis guide Brenda Holder to experience a Medicine Walk through Banff Centre's home on Sacred Guardian Buffalo Mountain. This is a physical walk that will explore some uneven terrain, please wear suitable attire, bring a backpack, and prepare to be outside. All ages welcome.

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  9. National Indigenous Peoples Day: Concert with Dale Mac

    June 21, 7:30 PM @ Banff Centre. Telus Studio, Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Building

    Dale Mac (McArthur) is an Indigenous songwriter and Blues/Roots/Rock guitarist from the White Bear First Nation and based in Regina, Sask. His style is in the vein of many Canadian artists and legends including Matt Mays, The Trews, and the Tragically Hip. His songs and lyrics are based around Canadiana while promoting his style of music and positive lifestyle. Joining Dale is bass guitarist Todd Wakefield, who brings his punk style bass playing and blends it to Dale's roots rock guitar to create a well-rounded unique musical force.

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  10. Summer Reading Club Kickoff at the Library

    June 23, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Banff Public Library

    The TD Summer Reading Club kickoff begins! Drop-in for games, activities, and to start off the summer reading frenzy!

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  11. Rolling Sculptures Car Show

    June 26, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

    The Rolling Sculptures Car Club returns to the Whyte Museum. Come check out cars from the 1940s and 50s and chat with members of the Bow Valley’s Rolling Sculpture Car Club.

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  12. Banff Farmers Market

    June 27, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Central Park parking lot

    The Banff Farmers Market is held every Wednesday in the summer. This year the market will be held in the Central Park parking lot. Vendors offer everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to artwork.

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  13. Bike Month - Historical Bike Tour of Banff

    June 28, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Learn fun facts about the history of Banff while getting some fresh air and exercise. For ages 16 and up.

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  14. Bike Month - Mountain Bike Ride Co-Ed

    June 28, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Hosted by Rundle Mountain Cycling Club. Meet at Town Hall at 6 p.m. for a ride on Tunnel Mountain trails. All skill levels welcome. Space is limited.

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  15. Banff Iiniskim Cross-Cultural Powwow

    June 29, 11:00 AM - June 30, 8:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    The Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum and the Iiniskim Powwow Committee present a cross-cultural gathering of Indigenous nations and the Bow Valley community. The 2018 Banff Iiniskim Cross-Cultural Powwow will feature drumming, singing, regalia, dancing, and cultural education. Shop Indigenous handicrafts and art from the indoor market on site throughout the event. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are available from the concession on site. Parking free.

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  16. Pop-Up Puppet Theatre

    June 30, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Banff Park Museum National Historic Site

    Parks Canada's theatre troupe, Mountain WIT, presents free, family-friendly shows under the big green tent. On the hour: A Beary, Berry Good Day – A 15 minute storybook puppet show about the little grizzly, Ursa, and her adventures in Banff National Park. On the half-hour: Bison are Back – a 15 minute puppet show about Banff’s Bison Restoration project.

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BanffLIFE Events

  1. SCRAMBLE: Mount Rundle

    June 26, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Banff Town Hall

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Community Programs, Activities & Drop-In Sports

  1. Big RED Ride

    June 19, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Pick up at Cascade House

    Enjoy a ride outside without the strain of too much pedaling. This four-person bike provides opportunities for greater levels of fitness, social connectivity, and it's a lot of fun. This bike is for adults and specifically for Banff residents. The purpose of the program is to provide at risk and vulnerable populations in Banff with opportunities for greater fitness and social connectivity to improve both their physical and mental health.

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  2. Tunnel Tuesdays

    June 19, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Hike Tunnel Mountain with a group and get some exercise while making new friends. For ages 14 and up. You can register for a single day or for all the hikes. Register by noon the Monday before each hike. Hikes are held every Tuesday, June 5 to September 25.

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  3. Drop In Yoga - Tuesday

    June 19, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Central Park Gazebo. If raining, 101 Bear Street

    **New Location for Drop-in Yoga Tuesdays. It will be held at the Central Park Gazebo. In the event of rain, it will be held at 101 Bear Street** The Town of Banff’s community drop-in yoga classes provide you with time to recharge and stretch your body and mind. Mats, props and instruction are provided on a drop-in basis. No class the 4th Tuesday of every month. You can pay the $6.50 drop in fee directly with the instructor or use your Town of Banff Drop-In Membership card which can purchased at 110 Bear Street or The Fenlands Recreation Centre.

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  4. Stroller Walks Drop In

    June 20, 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM @ Banff Town Hall

    Stroller walking is the perfect activity to get outside, build relationships with other parents, and burn calories, all while engaging your baby with the world around you, or while your baby has a nap in the stroller! We will end our walk at a local coffee shop. Ages: All ages

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  5. Preschool Storytime at the Library

    June 20, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Banff Public Library

    Children aged 2-6 are invited along with their parents, caregivers, and/or family members to participate in a half hour, drop-in program. Each week a new theme is explored that features related stories songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.

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  6. Baby Storytime at the Library

    June 20, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Banff Public Library

    Children aged 0-2 are invited along with their parents, caregivers, and/or family members to participate in a half hour, drop-in program including: rhymes and rhythms, bouncing and active songs, finger plays and stories. This program promotes early language development and positive child/adult interactions.

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  7. Community Table

    June 21, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ 101 Bear Street

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  8. Tech Help One-on-One at the Library

    June 21, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM @ Banff Public Library

    Sign up to get personal technical assistant with one of the Banff Public Library's experienced staff members. Call, email of stop by to book an appointment.

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  9. Big RED Ride

    June 21, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Pick up at Banff Town Hall

    Enjoy a ride outside without the strain of too much pedaling. This four-person bike provides opportunities for greater levels of fitness, social connectivity, and it's a lot of fun. This bike is for adults and specifically for Banff residents. The purpose of the program is to provide at risk and vulnerable populations in Banff with opportunities for greater fitness and social connectivity to improve both their physical and mental health.

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  10. Once Upon an Alphabet at the Library

    June 23, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Banff Public Library

    Children aged 0-6. Adult-child engagement and interaction is shown to promote brain development. So let’s grow together through song, play, and stories! Please contact the library to register at 403.762.2661. Snacks provided!

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  11. Traditional Rock Climbing Skills

    June 24, All Day

    Learn how to lead traditional rock climbs, proper gear placement, anchor building, belay techniques and more. Participants should have some outdoor sport climbing leading experience. Location and times are determined when it’s safe to travel. For ages 18 and up. Must register at least 14 days before start date. Register at Banff Town Hall or call 403.762.1251.

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  12. Free Public Swim

    June 24, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ The Banff Centre's Sally Borden Building

    A free public swim sponsored by the Town of Banff is held the last Sunday of every month at The Banff Centre's Sally Borden pool from 1 - 4 p.m.

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  13. Sunday Cinema at the Library

    June 24, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Banff Public Library

    Take in an afternoon flick for our “Pixar Palooza” movie month.

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  14. Drop-in Ultimate Frisbee

    June 24, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Recreation Grounds

    Head to the Banff Recreation Grounds for drop-in Ultimate Frisbee every Sunday in June. For ages 16+.

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  15. Try Hiking

    June 25, 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Banff Town Hall

    Join the Interpretive Guides Association on this half day hike to learn the basics of getting out and being safe on local trails.

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  16. Crafternoon at the Library

    June 25, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Banff Public Library

    Gather your knitting, crochet, embroidery, or other DIY project-in-progress, and drop-in every Monday afternoon at the Banff Public Library. Enjoy a cozy chat and share your handicraft enthusiasm with new acquaintances.

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  17. Drop-in Touch Football

    June 25, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Banff Recreation Grounds

    Join a game of touch football every Monday night in June at the Banff Recreation Grounds. For ages 16+.

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  18. Rockies Meditation

    June 25, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Bison Courtyard Meditation Room above Rocky Mountain Yoga

    Join this monthly drop-in meditation class held on the last Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Bison Courtyard Meditation Room above Rocky Mountain Yoga. Class is 30 mins. Please bring a donation that will be contributed to a local charity. Rockies Meditation is founded and taught by Trish Tutton. Email elevate.rockies@gmail.com for more info.

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  19. Big RED Ride

    June 26, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Pick up at Cascade House

    Enjoy a ride outside without the strain of too much pedaling. This four-person bike provides opportunities for greater levels of fitness, social connectivity, and it's a lot of fun. This bike is for adults and specifically for Banff residents. The purpose of the program is to provide at risk and vulnerable populations in Banff with opportunities for greater fitness and social connectivity to improve both their physical and mental health.

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  20. Tunnel Tuesdays

    June 26, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Hike Tunnel Mountain with a group and get some exercise while making new friends. For ages 14 and up. You can register for a single day or for all the hikes. Register by noon the Monday before each hike. Hikes are held every Tuesday, June 5 to September 25.

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  21. Try Lake Canoeing Ages 13 and up

    June 26, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Two Jack Lake

    You will learn everything from launching a canoe in the water to paddling skills. Get safety tips while going through exercises, drills and games.

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  22. Drop In Yoga - Tuesday

    June 26, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Central Park Gazebo. If raining, 101 Bear Street

    **New Location for Drop-in Yoga Tuesdays. It will be held at the Central Park Gazebo. In the event of rain, it will be held at 101 Bear Street** The Town of Banff’s community drop-in yoga classes provide you with time to recharge and stretch your body and mind. Mats, props and instruction are provided on a drop-in basis. No class the 4th Tuesday of every month. You can pay the $6.50 drop in fee directly with the instructor or use your Town of Banff Drop-In Membership card which can purchased at 110 Bear Street or The Fenlands Recreation Centre.

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  23. Stroller Walks Drop In

    June 27, 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM @ Banff Town Hall

    Stroller walking is the perfect activity to get outside, build relationships with other parents, and burn calories, all while engaging your baby with the world around you, or while your baby has a nap in the stroller! We will end our walk at a local coffee shop. Ages: All ages

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  24. Feeding Your Baby

    June 27, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ 101 Bear Street (above the library)

    This workshop will cover topics such as how and when to start feeding solids, textures, and other important issues related to feeding your baby in the first year. Babies are welcome!

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  25. Preschool Storytime at the Library

    June 27, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Banff Public Library

    Children aged 2-6 are invited along with their parents, caregivers, and/or family members to participate in a half hour, drop-in program. Each week a new theme is explored that features related stories songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.

    More Details
  26. Baby Storytime at the Library

    June 27, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Banff Public Library

    Children aged 0-2 are invited along with their parents, caregivers, and/or family members to participate in a half hour, drop-in program including: rhymes and rhythms, bouncing and active songs, finger plays and stories. This program promotes early language development and positive child/adult interactions.

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  27. Community Table

    June 28, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ 101 Bear Street

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  28. Tech Help One-on-One at the Library

    June 28, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM @ Banff Public Library

    Sign up to get personal technical assistant with one of the Banff Public Library's experienced staff members. Call, email of stop by to book an appointment.

    More Details
  29. Big RED Ride

    June 28, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Pick up at Banff Town Hall

    Enjoy a ride outside without the strain of too much pedaling. This four-person bike provides opportunities for greater levels of fitness, social connectivity, and it's a lot of fun. This bike is for adults and specifically for Banff residents. The purpose of the program is to provide at risk and vulnerable populations in Banff with opportunities for greater fitness and social connectivity to improve both their physical and mental health.

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  30. Games and Food Night

    June 28, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ 101 Bear Street

    Come join fellow MAGIC The Gathering trading card gamers and enjoy hotdogs and sandwiches. Open to everyone from beginner to expert. Families welcome. Cards and instruction are provided.

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  31. Community Dinner & Pot Luck

    June 28, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ 101 Bear Street

    Enjoy veggie and meat entrees, salad, bread, dessert and of course, great conversation with friends, neighbours and newcomers. Music and kids activities too. Everyone welcome - family friendly. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Council Meetings

  1. Regular Council Meeting

    June 25, 2:00 PM @ Banff Town Hall

    Regular Meeting of Banff Town Council

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Settlement Services & Temporary Foreign Worker

  1. Living in Canada as a Permanent Resident Information Session (Banff)

    June 21, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Banff Town Hall

    Registration is required. Please bring your PR Card or Landing Document/COPR.

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  2. Canadian Citizenship Information Session

    June 27, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Banff Town Hall

    This FREE session is for Permanent Residents of Canada who are interested in becoming Canadian citizens.

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The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

  1. Family Fun Zone

    June 19, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, arts & crafts and so much more! Stop by the Family Fun Zone at The Fenlands. This is a new drop-in program for kids 2-12 and their parents.

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  2. Try Yoga

    June 20, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Concourse at The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    If you have never tried yoga and would like to get into a practice, this Try It Yoga class is for you. This gentle beginner practice is a great way to start your day and be introduced to the world of yoga The Town of Banff’s community Try It yoga classes provide you with time to recharge and stretch your body and mind. Feel the energy as you lay your mat alongside members of your community. Our classes can be as challenging or as gentle as you want. Mats, props and instruction is provided on a drop-in basis.

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  3. Family Fun Zone

    June 20, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, arts & crafts and so much more! Stop by the Family Fun Zone at The Fenlands. This is a new drop-in program for kids 2-12 and their parents.

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  4. Drop In Roller Skating

    June 20, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Roller skating and non-stop music is our idea of a good time! Come out and roll to the tunes of the 70’s. 80’s and 90’s! We have retro wheels available for rent or bring your own inline skates. Everyone welcome! Helmets are required for children 12 and under.

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  5. Family Fun Zone

    June 21, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, arts & crafts and so much more! Stop by the Family Fun Zone at The Fenlands. This is a new drop-in program for kids 2-12 and their parents.

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  6. Adult Roller Date Night

    June 22, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Have a date? Bring them! Don’t have a date? Go find one! Then head down to The Fenlands for our adults only (18+) Roller Skating Date Nights! Concession and bar services will be available. Bring your inline / roller skates or rent a pair of our retro wheels!

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  7. Drop In Roller Skating

    June 24, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Roller skating and non-stop music is our idea of a good time! Come out and roll to the tunes of the 70’s. 80’s and 90’s! We have retro wheels available for rent or bring your own inline skates. Everyone welcome! Helmets are required for children 12 and under.

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  8. Drop In Roller Skating

    June 25, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Roller skating and non-stop music is our idea of a good time! Come out and roll to the tunes of the 70’s. 80’s and 90’s! We have retro wheels available for rent or bring your own inline skates. Everyone welcome! Helmets are required for children 12 and under.

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  9. Family Fun Zone

    June 26, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, arts & crafts and so much more! Stop by the Family Fun Zone at The Fenlands. This is a new drop-in program for kids 2-12 and their parents.

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  10. Try Yoga

    June 27, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Concourse at The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    If you have never tried yoga and would like to get into a practice, this Try It Yoga class is for you. This gentle beginner practice is a great way to start your day and be introduced to the world of yoga The Town of Banff’s community Try It yoga classes provide you with time to recharge and stretch your body and mind. Feel the energy as you lay your mat alongside members of your community. Our classes can be as challenging or as gentle as you want. Mats, props and instruction is provided on a drop-in basis.

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  11. Family Fun Zone

    June 27, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, arts & crafts and so much more! Stop by the Family Fun Zone at The Fenlands. This is a new drop-in program for kids 2-12 and their parents.

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  12. Drop In Roller Skating

    June 27, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Roller skating and non-stop music is our idea of a good time! Come out and roll to the tunes of the 70’s. 80’s and 90’s! We have retro wheels available for rent or bring your own inline skates. Everyone welcome! Helmets are required for children 12 and under.

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  13. Family Fun Zone

    June 28, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, arts & crafts and so much more! Stop by the Family Fun Zone at The Fenlands. This is a new drop-in program for kids 2-12 and their parents.

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  14. Adult Roller Date Night

    June 29, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Have a date? Bring them! Don’t have a date? Go find one! Then head down to The Fenlands for our adults only (18+) Roller Skating Date Nights! Concession and bar services will be available. Bring your inline / roller skates or rent a pair of our retro wheels!

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  15. Family Fun Zone

    June 30, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, arts & crafts and so much more! Stop by the Family Fun Zone at The Fenlands. This is a new drop-in program for kids 2-12 and their parents.

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Town Committees

  1. Banff Housing Corporation Board

    June 20, 8:30 AM @ Banff Town Hall

    The Banff Housing Corporation board meets the third Wednesday of every month at 8:30 a.m. at Banff Town Hall.

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  2. Special Meeting of the Banff Heritage Corporation

    June 21, 1:30 PM @ Banff Power Substation (Outdoors)

    A special meeting of the Banff Heritage Corporation will be held outside at the Banff Power Substation, 606 Buffalo Street, June 21 at 1:30 p.m.

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  3. Governance and Finance Committee

    June 25, 9:00 AM @ Banff Town Hall

    The Town of Banff Governance and Finance Committee will discuss the Council Four-Year Stratgic Priorities at this meeting.

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  4. Special Meeting of the Banff Heritage Corporation

    June 26, 1:30 PM @ Banff Town Hall, Jim Bennett Room

    A special meeting of the Banff Heritage Corporation will be held at Banff Town Hall in the Jim Bennett Room, Tuesday, June 26 at 1:30 p.m.

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  5. Banff Public Library board

    June 27, 5:00 PM @ Banff Public Library

    The Banff Public Library Board is appointed by council and oversees the operation of Banff's public library. Meetings are held in the library board room on the last Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m.

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