Arts and Culture
From the Banff Centre to art galleries to museums, Banff is a hub of arts and culture in the mountains.
Banff Recreation Grounds
From May to October, the Banff Recreation Grounds are the place to be for softball, soccer, rugby, tennis, basketball, frisbee, kite flying, skateboarding and more.
Community Classes and Programs
The Town of Banff offers a variety of classes and programs for residents of all ages and skill levels within the community. Drop-in classes and sports are offered on a seasonal basis.
There are several playgrounds in neighbourhoods throughout the Town of Banff. Find our where they're located, and which ages they're suited to.
Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre
The state-of-the-art Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre has two hockey rinks, four sheets of curling ice, meeting rooms, and wedding venues. It's home to public skating, shinny and parent and tots skate
Community greenhouses are run by the Banff Greenhouse Gardening Society and Banff residents are invited to apply for a greenhouse plot.
Banff is full of hiking trails and pathways in town and throughout the national park. Take a look at some nearby spots.
Off-Leash Dog Parks
There are two off-leash dog parks in the Town of Banff
Play Boxes have shared games and sports equipment that Banff residents can borrow to enjoy active outdoor play. These colourful boxes are located in Middle Springs and Rotary Park and are free for families to use.
Recreation and Parks Month
June is Recreation and Parks Month. Join us at one of these great events to celebrate.
Recreation Facilities Master Plan
The Town of Banff is developing three recreation master plans over the next four months on the redevelopment of the Banff Recreation Grounds, recreation programs and services, and trails.
The Town of Banff has a variety of recreational, social and safety programs available this fall for Bow Valley residents. The Town’s recreation team has been working closely with public health and is offering these programs in accordance with the Government of Alberta’s Phase 2 Guidelines for Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation.
Rent a Facility or Outdoor Space
Rent one of our town facilities for everything from hockey tournaments to weddings. Our facility booking staff will help you find the best location for your event.
The Town of Banff offers numerous advertising and sponsorship opportunities at our municipal facilities, principally at The Fenlands.
Sports Leagues & Clubs
There are a variety of sports clubs and leagues in Banff for both adults and children. If you're interested in playing everything from basketball to hockey, you can find contact information for each club in the Sports and Recreation section of our Community Resource Directory.