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Indoor Fun in Banff & Canmore

March 15, 2016
By Where Writers

Read on for some of our favourite places to escape chilly weather.


The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre: Get your ice time in at public skates Sunday to Thursday. The $20 drop-in learn-to-curl class (Wednesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 pm) includes gear.

The Banff Centre: See top international talent at a music, dance or theatre performance. Coming up soon (March 26), Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Going Home Star: Truth & Reconciliation portrays a First Nations woman in a life of youthful excess.


Top 5 Bow Valley Indoor Venues

Photo: Robyn Moore

Photo: Robyn Moore

By Afton Aikens

Some of our favourite places to escape the cold:

Cascade Shops: Indulge your inner fashionista at Banff’s largest indoor shopping centre.

The Banff Centre: See top international talent at a music, dance or theatre performance.

Fairmont Banff Springs: Admire the baronial architecture at the historic hotel while shopping, dining or rejuvenating at the luxurious spa.

Lux Cinema: (shown above) Catch a flick at the Bow Valley’s independent (and only) movie theatre.

Elevation Place: Try Canmore’s impressive climbing wall, exercise room and aquatic playground.

Okay, so we couldn’t name just five…

Stoney Nakoda Resort & Casino: Try your luck at the Alberta Rockies’ only casino.