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Banff's Special Events

  1. Freedom of the Town Parade

    July 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Banff Avenue

    The Rocky Mountain Cadet Training Centre holds a Freedom of the Town Parade down Banff Avenue in this annual event. This parade is a tradition that dates back to when the National Army Cadet Camp was located in Banff National Park. Following the parade there will be a non-denominational drumhead ceremony in Central Park.

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  2. DJ & Play in the Park

    July 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Central Park

    This is a free community event with music, drinks and snacks. Everyone welcome. Cancelled if raining or high winds.

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  3. Banff Mountain Market

    July 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Central Park

    The Banff Mountain Market will be in Central Park every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The market features local and regional vendors selling fresh fruits, vegetables, artwork, jewelry, apparel, beauty products, coffee, artisan foods, pottery, photography and other handcrafted goods.

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  4. Rumble in the Rockies

    July 27, 2019, 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Bow Valley Roller Derby is back with the Lady Macs taking on the Rockyview Rollers at The Fenlands July 27 at 5 p.m. There's also a JR Invitational at 3 p.m.

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  5. DJ & Play in the Park

    July 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Central Park

    This is a free community event with music, drinks and snacks. Everyone welcome. Cancelled if raining or high winds.

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  6. Movie Under the Stars

    July 29, 2019, 8:00 PM @ Central Park

    Head to Central Park for a free movie under the stars. Bring your blankets and enjoy some popcorn! Cancelled if raining or high winds.

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  7. Banff Mountain Market

    July 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Central Park

    The Banff Mountain Market will be in Central Park every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The market features local and regional vendors selling fresh fruits, vegetables, artwork, jewelry, apparel, beauty products, coffee, artisan foods, pottery, photography and other handcrafted goods.

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BanffLIFE Events

  1. BanffLIFE Try Skateboarding

    July 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Banff Skatepark

    This program is for beginners ages 18 – 30 who want to learn to skateboard with experienced instructors. You will start at the beginning - how to stand, push off, balance, including proper etiquette and behavior for safety in the park and on the roads. Participants will learn through fun games and lots of practice. Registration required! Book online at banff.ca/register, in person at Banff Town hall or over the phone 403.762.1251! Information & Requirements: Skateboards will be provided for participants who do not have one. Helmets are highly recommended. (Bike, ski or hockey helmets are all acceptable).

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  2. Parker Ridge Hike

    July 24, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Parker Ridge Hike, $30 + GST (Includes transportation, certified guides, all safety equipment and snacks). Advance registration required.

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  3. BanffLIFE Try Skateboarding

    July 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Banff Skatepark

    This program is for beginners ages 18 – 30 who want to learn to skateboard with experienced instructors. You will start at the beginning - how to stand, push off, balance, including proper etiquette and behavior for safety in the park and on the roads. Participants will learn through fun games and lots of practice. Registration required! Book online at banff.ca/register, in person at Banff Town hall or over the phone 403.762.1251! Information & Requirements: Skateboards will be provided for participants who do not have one. Helmets are highly recommended. (Bike, ski or hockey helmets are all acceptable).

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Community Programs, Activities & Drop-In Sports

  1. Drop-in Roller Skating

    July 20, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    Grab your roller skates or rent a retro pair and head to The Fenlands for this fun activity.

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  2. Drop-in Youth Ball Hockey

    July 20, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    An informal game of hockey played on the arena dry floor at The Fenlands. Helmets and gloves required. For ages 12+.

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  3. Try Skateboarding

    July 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Banff Skatepark

    This programs is for beginners who want to learn how to skateboard from experienced instructors. Learn how to stand, push off and balance. We’ll also go over proper etiquette and behaviour for safety in the park and on roads. Open to all ages. Skateboard will be provided for participate who don’t have one. Helmets are required for everyone under 18 (and are highly recommended for everyone 18 and over). Bike, ski or hockey helmets are all acceptable.

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  4. Drop-in Family Ball Hockey

    July 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM @ The Fenlands

    An informal game of hockey played on the arena dry floor at The Fenlands. Helmets and gloves required. For all ages. Sundays, 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. from May 20 – August 25.

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  5. Drop-in Roller Skating

    July 21, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    Grab your roller skates or rent a retro pair and head to The Fenlands for this fun activity.

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  6. Family Fun Zone

    July 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    This is a family-friendly indoor activity and play area in the curling rink at The Fenlands. Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, giant Lego, slacklining, and more. For ages 2-12 (parental supervision required).

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  7. Drop-in Ball Hockey

    July 22, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ The Fenlands

    An informal game of hockey played on the arena dry floor. Helmets and gloves required. For ages 16+. Drop-in Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays: 12 – 1:15 p.m. or Tuesdays: 6 – 8 p.m. from May 20 – August 25.

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  8. Drop-in Public Swimming

    July 22, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sally Borden Building, Banff Centre

    The Sally Borden Building at the Banff Centre is home to a 25-metre pool, hot tub, wading pool and steam room. Lifejackets are provided at no charge. You can rent towels, purchase swim diapers and other aquatic accessories. Public swimming is supported in part by the Town of Banff. Pool schedules are subject to change. For updates, call 403.762.6450 or visit banffcentre.ca/aquatics.

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  9. Drop-in Zumba

    July 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ 101 Bear Street, in the Pioneer Room, above the library

    Drop-in Zumba is every Monday at 101 Bear Street from 6-7 p.m. (excluding stat holidays). This class will be held upstairs at 101 Bear Street. If the weather is nice, we'll head outside to the gazebo in Central Park. No registration required.

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  10. Drop-in Ultimate Frisbee

    July 22, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Banff Recreation Grounds

    A fast-paced team sport played with a Frisbee. All abilities welcome. Meet at the Banff Recreation Grounds, Mondays, 7 – 8:30 p.m. from July 8 – 29.

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  11. Drop-in Ying/Yang Yoga

    July 22, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ 101 Bear Street, above the library, in the Pioneer Room

    Yin/Yang Yoga blends two styles of yoga bringing together the benefits of passive yoga poses with more dynamic sequences and standing postures. For ages 16+. Held Mondays, excluding statutory holidays.

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  12. Family Fun Zone

    July 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    This is a family-friendly indoor activity and play area in the curling rink at The Fenlands. Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, giant Lego, slacklining, and more. For ages 2-12 (parental supervision required).

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  13. Drop-in Roller Skating

    July 23, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    Grab your roller skates or rent a retro pair and head to The Fenlands for this fun activity.

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  14. Drop-in Public Swimming

    July 23, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sally Borden Building, Banff Centre

    The Sally Borden Building at the Banff Centre is home to a 25-metre pool, hot tub, wading pool and steam room. Lifejackets are provided at no charge. You can rent towels, purchase swim diapers and other aquatic accessories. Public swimming is supported in part by the Town of Banff. Pool schedules are subject to change. For updates, call 403.762.6450 or visit banffcentre.ca/aquatics.

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  15. Drop-in Ball Hockey

    July 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Fenlands

    An informal game of hockey played on the arena dry floor. Helmets and gloves required. For ages 16+. Drop-in Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays: 12 – 1:15 p.m. or Tuesdays: 6 – 8 p.m. from May 20 – August 25.

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  16. Family Fun Zone

    July 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    This is a family-friendly indoor activity and play area in the curling rink at The Fenlands. Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, giant Lego, slacklining, and more. For ages 2-12 (parental supervision required).

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  17. Drop-in 50+ Ball Hockey

    July 24, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ The Fenlands

    Drop-in 50+ Ball Hockey is held Wednesdays, 12 – 1:15 p.m. from May 20 – August 25 at The Fenlands. Helmets and gloves required.

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  18. Drop-in Roller Skating

    July 24, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    Grab your roller skates or rent a retro pair and head to The Fenlands for this fun activity.

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  19. Drop-in Public Swimming

    July 24, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sally Borden Building, Banff Centre

    The Sally Borden Building at the Banff Centre is home to a 25-metre pool, hot tub, wading pool and steam room. Lifejackets are provided at no charge. You can rent towels, purchase swim diapers and other aquatic accessories. Public swimming is supported in part by the Town of Banff. Pool schedules are subject to change. For updates, call 403.762.6450 or visit banffcentre.ca/aquatics.

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  20. Drop-in Indoor Soccer

    July 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Fenlands

    An informal game of soccer played on the arena dry floor at The Fenlands. For ages 16+. Held Wednesdays, 6 – 8 p.m. from May 29 – August 21.

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  21. Family Fun Zone

    July 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    This is a family-friendly indoor activity and play area in the curling rink at The Fenlands. Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, giant Lego, slacklining, and more. For ages 2-12 (parental supervision required).

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  22. Community Table

    July 25, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ 101 Bear Street

    Enjoy a delicious lunch of homemade soup, salad, fruit, tea & coffee; "pop up" cooking demonstrations, multicultural lunches & kid’s activity area. Community Table is also a distribution point for food rescue. Each week we have a variety of produce and bread to give away. Come early for the best selection and please bring your own bag. We love volunteers! If you can help set up tables/chairs, bus or do dishes we would love to hear from you call 403.762.1254 or email jill.harrison@banff.ca or stop by Town Hall

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  23. Drop-in Ball Hockey

    July 25, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ The Fenlands

    An informal game of hockey played on the arena dry floor. Helmets and gloves required. For ages 16+. Drop-in Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays: 12 – 1:15 p.m. or Tuesdays: 6 – 8 p.m. from May 20 – August 25.

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  24. Drop-in Roller Skating

    July 25, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    Grab your roller skates or rent a retro pair and head to The Fenlands for this fun activity.

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  25. Drop-in Public Swimming

    July 25, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sally Borden Building, Banff Centre

    The Sally Borden Building at the Banff Centre is home to a 25-metre pool, hot tub, wading pool and steam room. Lifejackets are provided at no charge. You can rent towels, purchase swim diapers and other aquatic accessories. Public swimming is supported in part by the Town of Banff. Pool schedules are subject to change. For updates, call 403.762.6450 or visit banffcentre.ca/aquatics.

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  26. Drop-in Girls Sk8 Night

    July 25, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Banff Skatepark

    Skateboard with other women at the Banff Skatepark. All abilities welcome. Free. Thursdays, 6 p.m. to dark from July 4 – August 29.

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  27. Drop-in Indoor Ultimate Frisbee

    July 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    Play Ultimate indoors at The Fenlands. All abilities welcome.

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  28. Drop-in Roller Skating

    July 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Fenlands

    Grab your roller skates or rent a retro pair and head to The Fenlands for this fun activity.

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  29. Drop-in Family Ball Hockey

    July 26, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM @ The Fenlands

    An informal game of hockey played on the arena dry floor at The Fenlands. Helmets and gloves required. For all ages.

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  30. Drop-in Ball Hockey

    July 26, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ The Fenlands

    An informal game of hockey played on the arena dry floor. Helmets and gloves required. For ages 16+. Drop-in Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays: 12 – 1:15 p.m. or Tuesdays: 6 – 8 p.m. from May 20 – August 25.

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  31. Drop-in Public Swimming

    July 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sally Borden Building, Banff Centre

    The Sally Borden Building at the Banff Centre is home to a 25-metre pool, hot tub, wading pool and steam room. Lifejackets are provided at no charge. You can rent towels, purchase swim diapers and other aquatic accessories. Public swimming is supported in part by the Town of Banff. Pool schedules are subject to change. For updates, call 403.762.6450 or visit banffcentre.ca/aquatics.

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  32. Drop-in DJ Roller Skating Night

    July 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ The Fenlands

    This popular Friday night skate features a DJ playing the hits. Fridays, 7 – 9 p.m. from May 20 – August. 25 at The Fenlands. For ages 16+.

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  33. Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED Level C

    July 27, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Learn basic life support skills you can use while you wait for emergency responders. Focus on casualty assessment, airway management, bleeding control and further injury prevention. Occupational Health & Safety approved. For ages 16+. Register online at banff.ca/register or call 403.762.1251.

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  34. Standard First Aid & CPR/AED Level C

    July 27, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Learn life support skills for the emergency responder. Great for those who may experience delay times prior to the arrival of emergency services, or who work in an industrial or high-risk setting. Occupational Health & Safety approved. For ages 16+. Registration required. Call 403.762.1251 or banff.ca/register.

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  35. Drop-in Roller Skating

    July 27, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    Grab your roller skates or rent a retro pair and head to The Fenlands for this fun activity.

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  36. Drop-in Youth Ball Hockey

    July 27, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    An informal game of hockey played on the arena dry floor at The Fenlands. Helmets and gloves required. For ages 12+.

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  37. Try Skateboarding

    July 28, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Banff Skatepark

    This programs is for beginners who want to learn how to skateboard from experienced instructors. Learn how to stand, push off and balance. We’ll also go over proper etiquette and behaviour for safety in the park and on roads. Open to all ages. Skateboard will be provided for participate who don’t have one. Helmets are required for everyone under 18 (and are highly recommended for everyone 18 and over). Bike, ski or hockey helmets are all acceptable.

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  38. Family Fun Zone

    July 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    This is a family-friendly indoor activity and play area in the curling rink at The Fenlands. Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, giant Lego, slacklining, and more. For ages 2-12 (parental supervision required).

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  39. Drop-in Family Ball Hockey

    July 28, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM @ The Fenlands

    An informal game of hockey played on the arena dry floor at The Fenlands. Helmets and gloves required. For all ages. Sundays, 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. from May 20 – August 25.

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  40. Drop-in Roller Skating

    July 28, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    Grab your roller skates or rent a retro pair and head to The Fenlands for this fun activity.

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  41. Free Public Swim

    July 28, 2019, 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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  42. Family Fun Zone

    July 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    This is a family-friendly indoor activity and play area in the curling rink at The Fenlands. Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, giant Lego, slacklining, and more. For ages 2-12 (parental supervision required).

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  43. Drop-in Ball Hockey

    July 29, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ The Fenlands

    An informal game of hockey played on the arena dry floor. Helmets and gloves required. For ages 16+. Drop-in Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays: 12 – 1:15 p.m. or Tuesdays: 6 – 8 p.m. from May 20 – August 25.

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  44. Drop-in Public Swimming

    July 29, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sally Borden Building, Banff Centre

    The Sally Borden Building at the Banff Centre is home to a 25-metre pool, hot tub, wading pool and steam room. Lifejackets are provided at no charge. You can rent towels, purchase swim diapers and other aquatic accessories. Public swimming is supported in part by the Town of Banff. Pool schedules are subject to change. For updates, call 403.762.6450 or visit banffcentre.ca/aquatics.

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  45. Drop-in Zumba

    July 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ 101 Bear Street, in the Pioneer Room, above the library

    Drop-in Zumba is every Monday at 101 Bear Street from 6-7 p.m. (excluding stat holidays). This class will be held upstairs at 101 Bear Street. If the weather is nice, we'll head outside to the gazebo in Central Park. No registration required.

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  46. Drop-in Ultimate Frisbee

    July 29, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Banff Recreation Grounds

    A fast-paced team sport played with a Frisbee. All abilities welcome. Meet at the Banff Recreation Grounds, Mondays, 7 – 8:30 p.m. from July 8 – 29.

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  47. Drop-in Ying/Yang Yoga

    July 29, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ 101 Bear Street, above the library, in the Pioneer Room

    Yin/Yang Yoga blends two styles of yoga bringing together the benefits of passive yoga poses with more dynamic sequences and standing postures. For ages 16+. Held Mondays, excluding statutory holidays.

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  48. Family Fun Zone

    July 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    This is a family-friendly indoor activity and play area in the curling rink at The Fenlands. Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, giant Lego, slacklining, and more. For ages 2-12 (parental supervision required).

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  49. Drop-in Roller Skating

    July 30, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    Grab your roller skates or rent a retro pair and head to The Fenlands for this fun activity.

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  50. Drop-in Public Swimming

    July 30, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sally Borden Building, Banff Centre

    The Sally Borden Building at the Banff Centre is home to a 25-metre pool, hot tub, wading pool and steam room. Lifejackets are provided at no charge. You can rent towels, purchase swim diapers and other aquatic accessories. Public swimming is supported in part by the Town of Banff. Pool schedules are subject to change. For updates, call 403.762.6450 or visit banffcentre.ca/aquatics.

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  51. Drop-in Ball Hockey

    July 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Fenlands

    An informal game of hockey played on the arena dry floor. Helmets and gloves required. For ages 16+. Drop-in Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays: 12 – 1:15 p.m. or Tuesdays: 6 – 8 p.m. from May 20 – August 25.

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  52. Family Fun Zone

    July 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    This is a family-friendly indoor activity and play area in the curling rink at The Fenlands. Bouncy castles, basketball, ping pong, giant Lego, slacklining, and more. For ages 2-12 (parental supervision required).

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  53. Drop-in 50+ Ball Hockey

    July 31, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM @ The Fenlands

    Drop-in 50+ Ball Hockey is held Wednesdays, 12 – 1:15 p.m. from May 20 – August 25 at The Fenlands. Helmets and gloves required.

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  54. Drop-in Roller Skating

    July 31, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ The Fenlands

    Grab your roller skates or rent a retro pair and head to The Fenlands for this fun activity.

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  55. Drop-in Public Swimming

    July 31, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sally Borden Building, Banff Centre

    The Sally Borden Building at the Banff Centre is home to a 25-metre pool, hot tub, wading pool and steam room. Lifejackets are provided at no charge. You can rent towels, purchase swim diapers and other aquatic accessories. Public swimming is supported in part by the Town of Banff. Pool schedules are subject to change. For updates, call 403.762.6450 or visit banffcentre.ca/aquatics.

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  56. Drop-in Indoor Soccer

    July 31, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Fenlands

    An informal game of soccer played on the arena dry floor at The Fenlands. For ages 16+. Held Wednesdays, 6 – 8 p.m. from May 29 – August 21.

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Town Committees

  1. Bed & Breakfast Working Group

    July 24, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Banff Town Hall, Council Chambers

    The first meeting of the Bed & Breakfast Working Group is scheduled for Wednesday, July 24, 2019, Town Hall – Council Chambers - 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Subsequent meeting dates will be confirmed at the first meeting.

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