How to Celebrate Summer in Airdrie

It’s officially summer, and if you’re looking for a way to celebrate the season and take in the heat, we’ve got some great ideas for you. Here’s some great ways to celebrate summer all season in Airdrie:

  • Cool down at Chinook Winds Spray Park. This outdoor spray park features a variety of water toys and features so you can cool down on hot summer days. Features include: twist n’ spill water toys, ground sprays, splash spiral, interactive spray piano and public washrooms and change rooms on site. Location: 2853 Chinook Winds Drive SW
  • Enjoy family fun at Nose Creek Park. Enjoy a picnic or fish in the pond at this park featuring over 40 acres of natural space. There are lots of picnic tables and pathways for the whole family to enjoy here. Location: follow the signs in the downtown core 
  • Spend a day on the greens at one of the two gorgeous golf courses. Airdrie is home to two beautiful golf courses: Woodside Golf Course and Apple Creek Golf Course, and both are offering tons of events and deals all summer.
  • Spend some time around a fire pit. The City of Airdrie has three fire pits setup in various parks that are free for community use. You can also book the fire pits for special events (family gatherings, birthdays, etc.). Location: Nose Creek Park, East Lake Park, Bowen Park (maps online).
  • Take in some outdoor tennis. The City of Airdrie maintains eight outdoor tennis courts for community use at the following places: East Lake Park, Tri-School Park and Summerhill. Location: maps and addresses online
  • Go for a walk or bike on beautiful pathways. Airdrie is blessed with an extensive bike path and walkway system, as well as a number of beautifully-maintained parks and green spaces for recreation use. Location: maps and address of parks and paths online.
  • Head to Airdrie BMX. This is a specialty track for BMX bike racing of all ages. It’s located in Fletcher Park at the north end of Airdrie (Main Street and 6 Avenue NW), more information here.
  • Play baseball with the family. Airdrie has 25 baseball diamonds located all over the city, so to ensure your game doesn’t interfere with league play, call 403-948-8400.
  • Get moving at Genesis Place. As the naming sponsor for Genesis Place, we were honoured to provide $2-million for the expansion and renovation of the state-of-the art recreation and fitness facility in Airdrie. Genesis Place offers all things recreation, so check them out online

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