Events & Programs

This spring and summer there are many programs and events coming to a neighbourhood near you! Call 403-851-2250 to find out more or visit cochrane.ca/ProgramGuide to register.

Great Neighbour Week: Jun 15-22, cochrane.ca/Neighbour
Throughout the week, we invite you to celebrate the strong community spirit in your neighbourhood and connect with your great neighbours! It is an opportunity for neighbours to come together and celebrate with BBQs, picnics or an event at your local park. 

Festivities include Kids Can Catch, a family friendly fishing event; the Cochrane Community Association Spring Gathering; and a travelling Neighbourhood Block Party Tour. Upload photos of your Great Neighbour Week activities to Instagram using hashtag #CochraneNeighbours for a chance to win a FREE block party for you and your great neighbours! For information and a schedule of events visit cochrane.ca/Neighbours.

Park ‘n Play: Play, Explore and Connect at your Neighbourhood Park! (weather and air quality dependent) 
This FREE drop-in program runs Monday to Thursday each week throughout July and August. The Park n’ Play Program Leaders are dressed in blue and are there to facilitate fun outdoor activities for you and your school-aged children. The Parent Link Centre joins us every Tuesday to provide play and support for families with young children. Caregivers of children under six are always required to stay and supervise their children. Parents are responsible for drop-in children at all times and must be available in the event of an emergency.

Visit the map to find out where the parks/playgrounds are located.

*no program holiday Mondays

LOCATION DATE TIME
Sunset Ridge playround, Sunset Rd and Sunset Blvd Jul 2-4* 10am-12pm
Glenbow playground, near the tennis courts Jul 8-11 10am12pm
Centennial Park playground, William St and Pope Ave Jul 15-18 10am-12pm
Riversong playground Jul 22-25 10am-12pm
Riverview, across from the golf course Jul 29-Aug 1 10am-12pm
Heritage Hills playground Aug 6-8* 10am-12pm
Heartland playground, Horseshoe Crescent Aug 12-15 10am-12pm
West Terrace, near the schools Aug 19 10am-12pm
Fireside School playground Aug 20 10am-12pm
Cochrane Heights, Elizabeth Barret School playground Aug 21 10am-12pm
Bow Meadows playground Aug 22 10am-12pm

Outdoor Adventure (ages birth-6/parented, weather and air quality dependent)  
On Tuesdays, Parent Link staff are joining the Community Cruiser and Park n' Play staff with additional activities, resources and support. On Thursdays, join the Parent Link Centre at the park for a fun-filled morning! You and your child will enjoy games, activities and much more while connecting to the many resources we to have to offer.

LOCATION DATE TIME
Sunset Ridge Playground Tue, Jul 2 10-11:30am
Cochrane Ranche (Hwy 1A) Thu, Jul 4 10-11:30am
Glenbow playground, near the tennis courts Tue, Jul 9 10-11:30am
Crawford Park Thu, Jul 11 10-11:30am
Centennial Park Playground Tue, Jul 16 10-11:30am
Fenton Park Thu, Jul 18 10-11:30am
Riversong Playground Tue, Jul 23 10-11:30am
Fireside Playground Thu, Jul 25 10-11:30am
Riverview Park Tue, Jul 30 10-11:30am
William Camden Park Playground Thu, Aug 1 10-11:30am
Heritage Hills Playground Tue, Aug 6 10-11:30am
Bragg Creek Community Centre Park Thu, Aug 8 10-11:30am
Heartland Playground Tue, Aug 13 10-11:30am
Riviera Park Thu, Aug 15 10-11:30am
Fireside School Playground Tue, Aug 20 10-11:30am

Family Fun Run - Sat, Aug 17, 9am-12pm
Run alongside us in our family-friendly 3/5K fun run at the Cochrane Ranche, where all abilities are welcome to run, walk, stroll or roll. We celebrate together at the finish line with music, food, fun, child-friendly activities and prizes. We hope you’ll join us! Registration required.

Summer Wrap up Party - Tue, Aug 27, 10am-12pm
The Parent Link Centre and Park n' Play will wrap up summer programming with a party! Join us for games, activities, snacks and tons of fun! Program will be cancelled in the event of rain. (Location: Riverfront Park)

Block Party: 
If you would like to schedule your own neighbourhood block party and use the Block Party in a Box trailer, please contact FCSS at 403-851-2250 to find out about upcoming availability and visit the Block Party in a Box page for more details.