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  1. Calendar Overlay Banff's Special Events (5)
  2. Calendar Overlay BanffLIFE Events (2)
  3. Calendar Overlay Community Programs, Activities & Drop-In Sports (21)
  4. Calendar Overlay Settlement Services & Temporary Foreign Worker (2)

Banff's Special Events

  1. Banff International String Quartet Competition

    August 26, 2019 - September 1, 2019 @ Banff Centre

    Banff International String Quartet Competition features the world's finest young string quartets as they descend up the Canadian Rockies as part of the 13th annual Competition. Share in a dramatic and rich journey as an audience member, that will set in motion a major performing career for the winning quartets. Over $300,000 in cash and prizes are awarded to winning quartets. Tickets available for audience members.

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  2. DJ & Play in the Park

    August 26, 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. Movie Under the Stars

    August 26, 2019, 8:00 PM @ Central Park

    Head to Central Park for a free movie under the stars. Bring your blankets and enjoy some popcorn! Moved to the Pioneer Room at 101 Bear if raining or high winds. Volunteers are needed! Please consider helping out to ensure we're able to hold this event.

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  4. Bow Valley Parent Link - Open House

    August 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Bow Valley Parent Link

    Join the Bow Valley Parent Link at an open house celebrating their fall programs and new schedule for families with children 0-5 years old. Meet staff, other families and discover local resources. A light snack will be provided for both parents/caregivers and children. No registration required.

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  5. Banff Mountain Market

    August 28, 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

    August 25, 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. Larch Valley Hike

    August 28, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

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Community Programs, Activities & Drop-In Sports

  1. Try Skateboarding

    August 25, 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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  2. Drop-in Family Ball Hockey

    August 25, 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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  3. Drop-in Roller Skating

    August 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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  4. Free Public Swim

    August 25, 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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  5. Try Roller Derby

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

    The Lady Macs will be at The Fenlands to teach Roller Derby to anyone ages 6 and up. Learn the basics of the sport from our local roller derby team. Equipment provided.

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  6. Drop-in Public Skating

    August 26, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Drop-in Public Skating is open to everyone. Helmets recommended.

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  7. Drop-in Public Swimming

    August 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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  8. Drop-in Zumba

    August 26, 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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  9. Drop-in Ying/Yang Yoga

    August 26, 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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  10. Drop-in Public Skating

    August 27, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Drop-in Public Skating is open to everyone. Helmets recommended.

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  11. Bow Valley Parent Link - Infant Massage

    August 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Bow Valley Parent Link

    Join us for a parent/baby massage course where you will learn to use nurturing touch of massage to bond with your baby. Infant massage helps babies sleep better, aids digestion, encourages bonding between parent and child, and reduces stress levels to help you and your baby relax. This workshop is for pre-crawling babies and one caregiver. Oil and handouts provided. Please bring a blanket for baby.

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  12. Drop-in Public Swimming

    August 27, 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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  13. Drop-in Public Skating

    August 28, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Drop-in Public Skating is open to everyone. Helmets recommended.

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  14. Drop-in Public Swimming

    August 28, 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. Community Table

    August 29, 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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  16. Drop-in Public Skating

    August 29, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Drop-in Public Skating is open to everyone. Helmets recommended.

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  17. Drop-in Public Swimming

    August 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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  18. Drop-in Girls Sk8 Night

    August 29, 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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  19. Drop-in Public Skating

    August 30, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Drop-in Public Skating is open to everyone. Helmets recommended.

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  20. Drop-in Public Swimming

    August 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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  21. Drop-in Public Skating

    August 31, 2019, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM @ The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre

    Drop-in Public Skating is open to everyone. Helmets recommended.

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Settlement Services & Temporary Foreign Worker

  1. Canadian Citizenship Information Session

    August 27, 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Banff Town Hall

    This free session is for Permanent Residents who are interested in becoming Canadian Citizens. Learn about recent changes in the Citizenship Act, eligibility requirements, how to complete the application forms, preparing for the citizenship test, and more! Registration is required: email settlement.programmer@banff.ca or call 403-762-1144. **Free childcare and transportation upon request.**

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  2. Living in Canada as a Permanent Resident Information Session

    August 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Banff Town Hall

    Are you a Permanent Resident of Canada (PR), or almost a PR? Join Settlement Services for a free information session about your rights and responsibilities as a PR. Learn about the no cost programs and services available to you, including language classes, career opportunities, government supports, community resources and much more! Registration is required, contact: settlement.programmer@banff.ca or 403-762-1144 **Free childcare and transportation upon request.**

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