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  • July  26, 2017

    Movin' Quick - Swiftwater Safety (Wednesdays)

    • The dynamic environment of moving water must be treated with respect, especially when adrenaline is running high during an emergency. The safe, still environment of flatwater at Sikome allows us to learn aspects of moving water.
    • In this program, we'll go over the safety equipment you should have on hand and how to handle an emergency involving swift water. Come learn how to be a safe on the river in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • July  27, 2017

    Leave No Trace - Intro to Outdoors (Thursdays)

    • Alberta's parks system includes a spectrum of sites ranging from intensively developed recreation areas to pristine wilderness.  Parks are special places where Albertans and visitors can experience, learn about, understand and enjoy our natural heritage.
    • Come learn more about Alberta Parks and how to be outside responsibly in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • July  28, 2017

    Love Thy Nature - Wildlife Safety (Fridays)

    • Animal selfies are bad! We share our parks space with some of the world’s most incredible creatures but we have to respect their space.
    • This one-hour session teaches about the wonderful creatures that live in Alberta, how to be safe around wildlife, and the do’s and don’ts of wildlife encounters. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • July  29, 2017

    Prepare to Survive - Boat Safety (Saturdays)

    • Did you know that men are four times more likely to drown than women?  Or that eighty percent of victims in boating deaths are not wearing lifejackets?
    • Learn about boating safety in this one-hour session. We’ll cover the safety aspects of a boat, equipment you might need, and proper ways to signal for help. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 1:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • July  29, 2017

    Movin' Quick - Swiftwater Safety (Saturdays)

    • The dynamic environment of moving water must be treated with respect, especially when adrenaline is running high during an emergency.  The safe, still environment of flatwater at Sikome allows us to learn aspects of moving water.
    • In this program, we'll go over the safety equipment you should have on hand and how to handle an emergency involving swift water. Come learn how to be a safe on the river in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • July  29, 2017

    Leave No Trace - Intro to Outdoors (Saturdays)

    • Alberta's parks system includes a spectrum of sites ranging from intensively developed recreation areas to pristine wilderness.  Parks are special places where Albertans and visitors can experience, learn about, understand and enjoy our natural heritage.
    • Come learn more about Alberta Parks and how to be outside responsibly in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 4:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • July  30, 2017

    Be Water Smart - Beach Safety (Sundays)

    • 'Tweens (aged 11-14) who are new to Canada are five times more likely to be unable to swim than their Canadian-born classmates yet 93% of them participate in activities in, on or around water.
    • In the program, we'll review how to be safe for a day on the beach with your friends and family. This one-hour session will cover safety items to bring with you, proper sun safety, and do’s/don’ts of waterfront safety.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 1:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • July  30, 2017

    Love Thy Nature - Wildlife Safety (Sundays)

    • Animal selfies are bad! We share our parks space with some of the world’s most incredible creatures but we have to respect their space.
    • This one-hour session teaches about the wonderful creatures that live in Alberta, how to be safe around wildlife, and the do’s and don’ts of wildlife encounters. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • July  31, 2017

    Prepare to Survive - Boat Safety (Mondays)

    • Did you know that men are four times more likely to drown than women?  Or that eighty percent of victims in boating deaths are not wearing lifejackets?
    • Learn about boating safety in this one-hour session. We’ll cover the safety aspects of a boat, equipment you might need, and proper ways to signal for help. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  01, 2017

    Be Water Smart - Beach Safety (Tuesdays)

    • 'Tweens (aged 11-14) who are new to Canada are five times more likely to be unable to swim than their Canadian-born classmates yet 93% of them participate in activities in, on or around water.
    • In the program, we'll review how to be safe for a day on the beach with your friends and family. The one-hour session will cover safety items to bring with you, proper sun safety, and do’s/don’ts of waterfront safety.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  02, 2017

    Movin' Quick - Swiftwater Safety (Wednesdays)

    • The dynamic environment of moving water must be treated with respect, especially when adrenaline is running high during an emergency. The safe, still environment of flatwater at Sikome allows us to learn aspects of moving water.
    • In this program, we'll go over the safety equipment you should have on hand and how to handle an emergency involving swift water. Come learn how to be a safe on the river in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  03, 2017

    Leave No Trace - Intro to Outdoors (Thursdays)

    • Alberta's parks system includes a spectrum of sites ranging from intensively developed recreation areas to pristine wilderness.  Parks are special places where Albertans and visitors can experience, learn about, understand and enjoy our natural heritage.
    • Come learn more about Alberta Parks and how to be outside responsibly in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  04, 2017

    Love Thy Nature - Wildlife Safety (Fridays)

    • Animal selfies are bad! We share our parks space with some of the world’s most incredible creatures but we have to respect their space.
    • This one-hour session teaches about the wonderful creatures that live in Alberta, how to be safe around wildlife, and the do’s and don’ts of wildlife encounters. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  05, 2017

    Prepare to Survive - Boat Safety (Saturdays)

    • Did you know that men are four times more likely to drown than women?  Or that eighty percent of victims in boating deaths are not wearing lifejackets?
    • Learn about boating safety in this one-hour session. We’ll cover the safety aspects of a boat, equipment you might need, and proper ways to signal for help. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 1:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  05, 2017

    Movin' Quick - Swiftwater Safety (Saturdays)

    • The dynamic environment of moving water must be treated with respect, especially when adrenaline is running high during an emergency.  The safe, still environment of flatwater at Sikome allows us to learn aspects of moving water.
    • In this program, we'll go over the safety equipment you should have on hand and how to handle an emergency involving swift water. Come learn how to be a safe on the river in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  05, 2017

    Leave No Trace - Intro to Outdoors (Saturdays)

    • Alberta's parks system includes a spectrum of sites ranging from intensively developed recreation areas to pristine wilderness.  Parks are special places where Albertans and visitors can experience, learn about, understand and enjoy our natural heritage.
    • Come learn more about Alberta Parks and how to be outside responsibly in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 4:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  06, 2017

    Be Water Smart - Beach Safety (Sundays)

    • 'Tweens (aged 11-14) who are new to Canada are five times more likely to be unable to swim than their Canadian-born classmates yet 93% of them participate in activities in, on or around water.
    • In the program, we'll review how to be safe for a day on the beach with your friends and family. This one-hour session will cover safety items to bring with you, proper sun safety, and do’s/don’ts of waterfront safety.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 1:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  06, 2017

    Love Thy Nature - Wildlife Safety (Sundays)

    • Animal selfies are bad! We share our parks space with some of the world’s most incredible creatures but we have to respect their space.
    • This one-hour session teaches about the wonderful creatures that live in Alberta, how to be safe around wildlife, and the do’s and don’ts of wildlife encounters. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  08, 2017

    Summer Series: Predator Prowl

    • Are there bears in Fish Creek? What eats the ground squirrels? Who left those tracks? We'll try to answers these questions and more as we delve into the world of the predator. 
    • Admission is by donation, with all funds going to Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park Society to support education programs in the park.
     
    Location:  Bebo Grove
    Time: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Registration Required : Please phone (403) 297-7927 or email Roland.Kirzinger@gov.ab.ca

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $5.00 per person).
     
  • Aug  08, 2017

    Be Water Smart - Beach Safety (Tuesdays)

    • 'Tweens (aged 11-14) who are new to Canada are five times more likely to be unable to swim than their Canadian-born classmates yet 93% of them participate in activities in, on or around water.
    • In the program, we'll review how to be safe for a day on the beach with your friends and family. The one-hour session will cover safety items to bring with you, proper sun safety, and do’s/don’ts of waterfront safety.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  09, 2017

    Movin' Quick - Swiftwater Safety (Wednesdays)

    • The dynamic environment of moving water must be treated with respect, especially when adrenaline is running high during an emergency. The safe, still environment of flatwater at Sikome allows us to learn aspects of moving water.
    • In this program, we'll go over the safety equipment you should have on hand and how to handle an emergency involving swift water. Come learn how to be a safe on the river in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  10, 2017

    Leave No Trace - Intro to Outdoors (Thursdays)

    • Alberta's parks system includes a spectrum of sites ranging from intensively developed recreation areas to pristine wilderness.  Parks are special places where Albertans and visitors can experience, learn about, understand and enjoy our natural heritage.
    • Come learn more about Alberta Parks and how to be outside responsibly in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  11, 2017

    Love Thy Nature - Wildlife Safety (Fridays)

    • Animal selfies are bad! We share our parks space with some of the world’s most incredible creatures but we have to respect their space.
    • This one-hour session teaches about the wonderful creatures that live in Alberta, how to be safe around wildlife, and the do’s and don’ts of wildlife encounters. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  12, 2017

    Prepare to Survive - Boat Safety (Saturdays)

    • Did you know that men are four times more likely to drown than women?  Or that eighty percent of victims in boating deaths are not wearing lifejackets?
    • Learn about boating safety in this one-hour session. We’ll cover the safety aspects of a boat, equipment you might need, and proper ways to signal for help. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 1:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  12, 2017

    Movin' Quick - Swiftwater Safety (Saturdays)

    • The dynamic environment of moving water must be treated with respect, especially when adrenaline is running high during an emergency.  The safe, still environment of flatwater at Sikome allows us to learn aspects of moving water.
    • In this program, we'll go over the safety equipment you should have on hand and how to handle an emergency involving swift water. Come learn how to be a safe on the river in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  12, 2017

    Leave No Trace - Intro to Outdoors (Saturdays)

    • Alberta's parks system includes a spectrum of sites ranging from intensively developed recreation areas to pristine wilderness.  Parks are special places where Albertans and visitors can experience, learn about, understand and enjoy our natural heritage.
    • Come learn more about Alberta Parks and how to be outside responsibly in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 4:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  13, 2017

    Be Water Smart - Beach Safety (Sundays)

    • 'Tweens (aged 11-14) who are new to Canada are five times more likely to be unable to swim than their Canadian-born classmates yet 93% of them participate in activities in, on or around water.
    • In the program, we'll review how to be safe for a day on the beach with your friends and family. This one-hour session will cover safety items to bring with you, proper sun safety, and do’s/don’ts of waterfront safety.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 1:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  13, 2017

    Love Thy Nature - Wildlife Safety (Sundays)

    • Animal selfies are bad! We share our parks space with some of the world’s most incredible creatures but we have to respect their space.
    • This one-hour session teaches about the wonderful creatures that live in Alberta, how to be safe around wildlife, and the do’s and don’ts of wildlife encounters. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  14, 2017

    Prepare to Survive - Boat Safety (Mondays)

    • Did you know that men are four times more likely to drown than women?  Or that eighty percent of victims in boating deaths are not wearing lifejackets?
    • Learn about boating safety in this one-hour session. We’ll cover the safety aspects of a boat, equipment you might need, and proper ways to signal for help. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  15, 2017

    Summer Series: Big Hill Springs Provincial Park Tour

    • Join us for a lovely stroll through this little gem of a park with waterfalls, forests, flowers and birds.
    • Be prepared for a few hilly bits and uneven terrain, but overall a relatively easy walk.
    • Maps and directions will be provided.
    • Admission is by donation, with all funds going to Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park Society to support education programs in the park.
     
    Location:  Big Hill Springs
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Registration: 

    Registration Required: Please phone (403) 297-7927 or email Roland.Kirzinger@gov.ab.ca

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $5.00 per person)
     
  • Aug  15, 2017

    Be Water Smart - Beach Safety (Tuesdays)

    • 'Tweens (aged 11-14) who are new to Canada are five times more likely to be unable to swim than their Canadian-born classmates yet 93% of them participate in activities in, on or around water.
    • In the program, we'll review how to be safe for a day on the beach with your friends and family. The one-hour session will cover safety items to bring with you, proper sun safety, and do’s/don’ts of waterfront safety.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  16, 2017

    Movin' Quick - Swiftwater Safety (Wednesdays)

    • The dynamic environment of moving water must be treated with respect, especially when adrenaline is running high during an emergency. The safe, still environment of flatwater at Sikome allows us to learn aspects of moving water.
    • In this program, we'll go over the safety equipment you should have on hand and how to handle an emergency involving swift water. Come learn how to be a safe on the river in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  17, 2017

    Leave No Trace - Intro to Outdoors (Thursdays)

    • Alberta's parks system includes a spectrum of sites ranging from intensively developed recreation areas to pristine wilderness.  Parks are special places where Albertans and visitors can experience, learn about, understand and enjoy our natural heritage.
    • Come learn more about Alberta Parks and how to be outside responsibly in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  18, 2017

    Love Thy Nature - Wildlife Safety (Fridays)

    • Animal selfies are bad! We share our parks space with some of the world’s most incredible creatures but we have to respect their space.
    • This one-hour session teaches about the wonderful creatures that live in Alberta, how to be safe around wildlife, and the do’s and don’ts of wildlife encounters. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  19, 2017

    Prepare to Survive - Boat Safety (Saturdays)

    • Did you know that men are four times more likely to drown than women?  Or that eighty percent of victims in boating deaths are not wearing lifejackets?
    • Learn about boating safety in this one-hour session. We’ll cover the safety aspects of a boat, equipment you might need, and proper ways to signal for help. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 1:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  19, 2017

    Movin' Quick - Swiftwater Safety (Saturdays)

    • The dynamic environment of moving water must be treated with respect, especially when adrenaline is running high during an emergency.  The safe, still environment of flatwater at Sikome allows us to learn aspects of moving water.
    • In this program, we'll go over the safety equipment you should have on hand and how to handle an emergency involving swift water. Come learn how to be a safe on the river in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  19, 2017

    Leave No Trace - Intro to Outdoors (Saturdays)

    • Alberta's parks system includes a spectrum of sites ranging from intensively developed recreation areas to pristine wilderness.  Parks are special places where Albertans and visitors can experience, learn about, understand and enjoy our natural heritage.
    • Come learn more about Alberta Parks and how to be outside responsibly in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 4:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  20, 2017

    Be Water Smart - Beach Safety (Sundays)

    • 'Tweens (aged 11-14) who are new to Canada are five times more likely to be unable to swim than their Canadian-born classmates yet 93% of them participate in activities in, on or around water.
    • In the program, we'll review how to be safe for a day on the beach with your friends and family. This one-hour session will cover safety items to bring with you, proper sun safety, and do’s/don’ts of waterfront safety.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 1:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  20, 2017

    Love Thy Nature - Wildlife Safety (Sundays)

    • Animal selfies are bad! We share our parks space with some of the world’s most incredible creatures but we have to respect their space.
    • This one-hour session teaches about the wonderful creatures that live in Alberta, how to be safe around wildlife, and the do’s and don’ts of wildlife encounters. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  21, 2017

    Prepare to Survive - Boat Safety (Mondays)

    • Did you know that men are four times more likely to drown than women?  Or that eighty percent of victims in boating deaths are not wearing lifejackets?
    • Learn about boating safety in this one-hour session. We’ll cover the safety aspects of a boat, equipment you might need, and proper ways to signal for help. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  22, 2017

    Summer Series: Birding Basics

    • What makes a bird a bird? What is that bird in your backyard or your local greenspace? This is your chance to learn how to figure these things out: books, binoculars, tips and tricks for the beginner birdwatcher.
    • Bring binoculars if you have them.
    • Admission is by donation, with all funds going to Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park Society to support education programs in the park.
     
    Location:  Hulls Wood
    Time: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Registration Required: Please phone (403) 297-7927 or email Roland.Kirzinger@gov.ab.ca

    Fee:  By donation (suggested $5.00 per person)
     
  • Aug  22, 2017

    Be Water Smart - Beach Safety (Tuesdays)

    • 'Tweens (aged 11-14) who are new to Canada are five times more likely to be unable to swim than their Canadian-born classmates yet 93% of them participate in activities in, on or around water.
    • In the program, we'll review how to be safe for a day on the beach with your friends and family. The one-hour session will cover safety items to bring with you, proper sun safety, and do’s/don’ts of waterfront safety.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  23, 2017

    Movin' Quick - Swiftwater Safety (Wednesdays)

    • The dynamic environment of moving water must be treated with respect, especially when adrenaline is running high during an emergency. The safe, still environment of flatwater at Sikome allows us to learn aspects of moving water.
    • In this program, we'll go over the safety equipment you should have on hand and how to handle an emergency involving swift water. Come learn how to be a safe on the river in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  24, 2017

    Leave No Trace - Intro to Outdoors (Thursdays)

    • Alberta's parks system includes a spectrum of sites ranging from intensively developed recreation areas to pristine wilderness.  Parks are special places where Albertans and visitors can experience, learn about, understand and enjoy our natural heritage.
    • Come learn more about Alberta Parks and how to be outside responsibly in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  25, 2017

    Love Thy Nature - Wildlife Safety (Fridays)

    • Animal selfies are bad! We share our parks space with some of the world’s most incredible creatures but we have to respect their space.
    • This one-hour session teaches about the wonderful creatures that live in Alberta, how to be safe around wildlife, and the do’s and don’ts of wildlife encounters. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  26, 2017

    Prepare to Survive - Boat Safety (Saturdays)

    • Did you know that men are four times more likely to drown than women?  Or that eighty percent of victims in boating deaths are not wearing lifejackets?
    • Learn about boating safety in this one-hour session. We’ll cover the safety aspects of a boat, equipment you might need, and proper ways to signal for help. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 1:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  26, 2017

    Movin' Quick - Swiftwater Safety (Saturdays)

    • The dynamic environment of moving water must be treated with respect, especially when adrenaline is running high during an emergency.  The safe, still environment of flatwater at Sikome allows us to learn aspects of moving water.
    • In this program, we'll go over the safety equipment you should have on hand and how to handle an emergency involving swift water. Come learn how to be a safe on the river in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  26, 2017

    Leave No Trace - Intro to Outdoors (Saturdays)

    • Alberta's parks system includes a spectrum of sites ranging from intensively developed recreation areas to pristine wilderness.  Parks are special places where Albertans and visitors can experience, learn about, understand and enjoy our natural heritage.
    • Come learn more about Alberta Parks and how to be outside responsibly in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 4:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  27, 2017

    Be Water Smart - Beach Safety (Sundays)

    • 'Tweens (aged 11-14) who are new to Canada are five times more likely to be unable to swim than their Canadian-born classmates yet 93% of them participate in activities in, on or around water.
    • In the program, we'll review how to be safe for a day on the beach with your friends and family. This one-hour session will cover safety items to bring with you, proper sun safety, and do’s/don’ts of waterfront safety.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 1:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  27, 2017

    Love Thy Nature - Wildlife Safety (Sundays)

    • Animal selfies are bad! We share our parks space with some of the world’s most incredible creatures but we have to respect their space.
    • This one-hour session teaches about the wonderful creatures that live in Alberta, how to be safe around wildlife, and the do’s and don’ts of wildlife encounters. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  28, 2017

    Prepare to Survive - Boat Safety (Mondays)

    • Did you know that men are four times more likely to drown than women?  Or that eighty percent of victims in boating deaths are not wearing lifejackets?
    • Learn about boating safety in this one-hour session. We’ll cover the safety aspects of a boat, equipment you might need, and proper ways to signal for help. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  29, 2017

    Be Water Smart - Beach Safety (Tuesdays)

    • 'Tweens (aged 11-14) who are new to Canada are five times more likely to be unable to swim than their Canadian-born classmates yet 93% of them participate in activities in, on or around water.
    • In the program, we'll review how to be safe for a day on the beach with your friends and family. The one-hour session will cover safety items to bring with you, proper sun safety, and do’s/don’ts of waterfront safety.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  30, 2017

    Movin' Quick - Swiftwater Safety (Wednesdays)

    • The dynamic environment of moving water must be treated with respect, especially when adrenaline is running high during an emergency. The safe, still environment of flatwater at Sikome allows us to learn aspects of moving water.
    • In this program, we'll go over the safety equipment you should have on hand and how to handle an emergency involving swift water. Come learn how to be a safe on the river in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Aug  31, 2017

    Leave No Trace - Intro to Outdoors (Thursdays)

    • Alberta's parks system includes a spectrum of sites ranging from intensively developed recreation areas to pristine wilderness.  Parks are special places where Albertans and visitors can experience, learn about, understand and enjoy our natural heritage.
    • Come learn more about Alberta Parks and how to be outside responsibly in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Sept  01, 2017

    Love Thy Nature - Wildlife Safety (Fridays)

    • Animal selfies are bad! We share our parks space with some of the world’s most incredible creatures but we have to respect their space.
    • This one-hour session teaches about the wonderful creatures that live in Alberta, how to be safe around wildlife, and the do’s and don’ts of wildlife encounters. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 7:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Sept  02, 2017

    Prepare to Survive - Boat Safety (Saturdays)

    • Did you know that men are four times more likely to drown than women?  Or that eighty percent of victims in boating deaths are not wearing lifejackets?
    • Learn about boating safety in this one-hour session. We’ll cover the safety aspects of a boat, equipment you might need, and proper ways to signal for help. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 1:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Sept  02, 2017

    Movin' Quick - Swiftwater Safety (Saturdays)

    • The dynamic environment of moving water must be treated with respect, especially when adrenaline is running high during an emergency.  The safe, still environment of flatwater at Sikome allows us to learn aspects of moving water.
    • In this program, we'll go over the safety equipment you should have on hand and how to handle an emergency involving swift water. Come learn how to be a safe on the river in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Sept  02, 2017

    Leave No Trace - Intro to Outdoors (Saturdays)

    • Alberta's parks system includes a spectrum of sites ranging from intensively developed recreation areas to pristine wilderness.  Parks are special places where Albertans and visitors can experience, learn about, understand and enjoy our natural heritage.
    • Come learn more about Alberta Parks and how to be outside responsibly in this one-hour session.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 4:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Sept  03, 2017

    Be Water Smart - Beach Safety (Sundays)

    • 'Tweens (aged 11-14) who are new to Canada are five times more likely to be unable to swim than their Canadian-born classmates yet 93% of them participate in activities in, on or around water.
    • In the program, we'll review how to be safe for a day on the beach with your friends and family. This one-hour session will cover safety items to bring with you, proper sun safety, and do’s/don’ts of waterfront safety.
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 1:00 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
  • Sept  03, 2017

    Love Thy Nature - Wildlife Safety (Sundays)

    • Animal selfies are bad! We share our parks space with some of the world’s most incredible creatures but we have to respect their space.
    • This one-hour session teaches about the wonderful creatures that live in Alberta, how to be safe around wildlife, and the do’s and don’ts of wildlife encounters. 
    • Note: The program will be cancelled if there are unsafe conditions or inclement weather (e.g., lightening, wind storm).
     
    Location:  Sikome Aquatic Facility
    Time: 2:30 PM
    Registration: 

    Drop-in program

    Fee:  Free with paid admission
     
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Fish Creek