Children & Youth

Cochrane has a variety of programs and services available to support children, youth and their families. Town groups and local non-profits work to provide support and education programs geared at youth of all ages in Cochrane.

Programs & organizations

Childcare & Preschools

Find a childcare or preschool option that works for you.

Family resource network

Find programs designed to develop and enhance your child’s developmental skills.

Boys and Girls Club of Cochrane and Area (BGCCA)

Learn more about the programs and services offered for children and youth.

Many sports and community organizations in Cochrane offer programs and activities for children and youth in Cochrane. Find a club, team or other association offering youth programming in the lists below.

Service organizations

Big Brother Big Sisters of Calgary and Area403-771-4341
Cochrane Ag Society403-973-3250
Cochrane Babysitting
Cochrane Community Health Centre403-851-6000
Cochrane Environmental Action Committee403-851-0562
Cochrane Home
Kiwanis Club of Cochrane and Area 
Rotary Club of Cochrane 
Seniors for Kids Society 
Volunteer opportunities 
Youth Justice

Sports Activities

Cochrane rainout / closure line403-851-2552
Big Hill West 4H Horse Club 
Bow Valley Rugby Club403-714-5348
Cochrane and Area Challenger Recreation Club403-932-1378 or
Cochrane Archery Club403-932-4143
Cochrane BMX 
Cochrane Comets 
Cochrane Curling Club403-932-2077
Cochrane Generals Jr B Hockey Club 
Cochrane Jaguars Volleyball403-851-0027
Cochrane Lacrosse 
Cochrane Minor Ball 
Cochrane Minor Basketball 
Cochrane Minor Football 
Cochrane Minor Hockey403-932-9341
Cochrane Minor Soccer403-932-KICK (5425)
Cochrane Pony Club 
Cochrane Ringette 
Cochrane Run Foundation403-932-7754
Cochrane Skating
Cochrane Tennis Club403-932-1979
Spray Lake Sawmills Centre 

Youth Organizations

Army Cadets403-851-5125
Brownies, Guides and Pathfinders403-932-5056
Cochrane First Scouting403-981-2280
Cochrane Zero Gravity Skate and Bike Park403-932-6393
Junior Forest Wardens, Company of Adventures403-932-7615