Mountain Adventurers

The Town of Banff has declared a State of Local Emergency as of 5 p.m. November 25, 2020. Learn more

In efforts to help stop the spread of COVID-19, starting November 27th, The Fenlands, 101 Bear and Town Hall will be closed to the public and in-person recreational programs have also been postponed, including those offered by our community partners at those sites. The Town had re-activated the webpage which has up-to-date information and resources for the Banff Public Library, local online classes, ideas and activities to do outdoors with your family and more. 

The Town of Banff’s Out of School Club and Into the Wild afterschool childcare programs continue and are strictly adhering to provincial and municipal COVID-19 safety guidance.  In addition, our Settlement Services team continues to provide online and phone support for clients. To register for afterschool care or to speak to someone from our Settlement team, e-mail or call 403.762.1251.

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Mountain Adventurers is an outdoor program designed for Grades 4-5 and 6-8 on PD half day Fridays from noon – 4 p.m. Students will go canoeing, mountain biking, rock climbing, cross country skiing and much more.

Fees & Location

Fees: $5
Location: Please meet students in the field on the Moose St. side of Banff Elementary School.


Dates for Mountain Adventurers for the 2020/21 school year are:

  • September 18
  • October 2 
  • October 16
  • November 20
  • December 4
  • January 15
  • February 5 
  • March 5
  • April 23
  • May 7
  • June 4
Mountain Adventures


Registration for this program is on a month by month basis. Registration will open on the 15th of each month for the following month's program (for example, to register your child for the December dates, you would call on November 15).

Register in person at Community Services, Banff Town Hall or call 403.762.1251.

This program is generously supported and funded by the Pauw Foundation.