Cochrane Welcomes Picnics In The Park At Cochrane Crossing Civic Plaza

(Cochrane, AB) – Town of Cochrane invites families and employees in downtown Cochrane to participate in their exciting summer-long initiative - Picnic in the Park. As a celebration of the newly opened Cochrane Crossing Civic Plaza green space, the first 50 visitors will receive a Cochrane Information Centre picnic blanket to enhance their outdoor experience.

Starting July 10, and running throughout the summer, the Picnic in the Park initiative invites residents, visitors and downtown workers to a lunchtime escape to experience the vibrancy and activity of downtown Cochrane.

To claim your free picnic blanket, simply visit the Cochrane Information Centre, open daily from 8:30am to 4:30pm and conveniently located at The Station at 360 Railway St W beside the Civic Plaza. While supplies last, ask about the Picnic in the Park initiative and family-friendly lawn games, activities, and toys to freely enjoy within the park. It's the perfect opportunity to gather with family, friends or co-workers.

"The Cochrane Information Centre is proud to bring the Picnic in the Park initiative to our community," shares Mike Korman, Interim Director, Planning & Development Services, Town of Cochrane. "We invite everyone to visit the Cochrane Information Centre at The Station and discover the countless opportunities for exploring Cochrane while enjoying the Civic Plaza amenities.”

Visit the Cochrnae Information Centre page for more information and directions. Visitor parking is available in the lot south of Railway St beside the Cochrane Public Library.

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About Cochrane Crossing Civic Plaza:

The Cochrane Crossing Civic Plaza and green space is a park-like gathering space with the at-grade CP rail crossing, supporting the local and regional transit system, local taxi network, bicyclists and pedestrian traffic at The Station. 

About the Cochrane Information Centre:

The Cochrane Information Centre, located at The Station beside Cochrane Crossing Civic Plaza, serves as a valuable resource for residents and visitors, providing information, assistance, and a warm welcome to all who seek to explore and engage with the vibrant community of Cochrane. Open daily from 8:30am-4:30pm. 

The Station at Cochrane Crossing 

Additionally, inside The Station, residents and business owners can access Cochrane Services from Monday to Friday, including business development support and customer services for business licence, animal license, property tax and utilities payments. The Station also features transit waiting amenities, ticket sales, and public washrooms.

The Station and Cochrane Information Centre facility hours: The Station at Cochrane Crossing page.