Since hosting the Olympic Winter Games in 1988, Calgary has been known around the world as an ultimate sports city. International competitions, major league sports, and one-of-a-kind sports experience make Calgary the perfect place for amateurs and pros to score big. Whether you’re looking to hit the slopes or cheer on your team, Calgary is home to amazing sports action.

Check out all of the ways you can get into the action in Calgary.

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Calgary Stampeders – June – November

Feel the excitement of CFL action under the bright lights of McMahon Stadium with a Calgary Stampeders game and cheer on the Stamps as they do whatever it takes to win the coveted Grey Cup.

Canadian Women's Olympic Hockey Team Games - November 2 & 30

Hockey Canada hosts the Canadian Women's Olympic Hockey Team in Calgary as they prepare for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. The team will compete in a series of games with international compeition.

"Wickfest" Wickenheiser World Female Hockey Festival - November 16-19

Over the course of two four-day weekends, over 2,000 amateur players will compete and connect while building positive female hockey experiences across all levels.

Spruce Meadows


Mark your calendar with all of the sports action happening in Calgary all year long.

Shaw Charity Classic – August 30-September 3

Spruce Meadows Champions’ Welcome – August 31-September 2

Spruce Meadows Masters – September 6-10

Wickenheiser Female World Hockey Festival – November 16-19 & 23-26

ISU Long Track Speed Skating World Cup - December 1-3

FIL Luge World Cup - December 8-9

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame


Step onto the podium with the history and future of sports in Canada at these awesome attractions.

Calgary Soccer Centre

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Genesis Centre

McMahon Stadium

Olympic Oval

Repsol Sport Centre

Scotiabank Saddledome

Skyline Luge

Spruce Meadows


Fishing Bow River


Step into the Bow River for world class fly fishing that attracts fishing enthusiasts from around the world.

Foot & Chain Fly Fishing Exchange

Fish Tales Fly Shop

Out Fly Fishing Outfitters

Golfing Banff Springs - Photo Credit Paul ZizkaPhoto Credit: Paul Zizka


Tee off with city, prairie, and mountain views at these great golf courses in and around Calgary. 

Blue Devil Golf Club

Boulder Creek Golf Club

Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club

Coyote Creek Golf and R.V. Resort

D’Arcy Ranch Golf Club

Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course (Banff)

Grand Slam Golf Academy

Hamptons Golf Club

HeatherGlen Golf Course

Heritage Pointe Golf Club

The Links of Gleneagles

McKenzie Meadows Golf Club

SilverWing Golf Club

Springbank Links Golf Club

Horseback RidingPhoto Credit: Canadian Tourism Commission


Experience Calgary’s Western heritage at its best with a horseback trail ride.

Anchor D Guiding & Outfitting

Homeplace Ranch

Banff Trail Riders

Boundary Ranch

Moose Mountain Horseback Adventures

Timberline Tours

Skiing and Snowboarding at Winsport


Strap into world class ski and snowboard resorts from the city centre to the Canadian Rockies.

Castle Mountain Resort (Pincher Creek)

Lake Louise Ski Resort (Lake Louise)

Norquay Resort (Banff)

Sunshine Village (Banff)


Calgary Flames fans


Cheer on the home team with live sports action that will get you out of your seat and into the game.

Calgary Flames (NHL Hockey)

Calgary Hitmen (WHL Hockey)

Calgary Roughnecks (NLL Lacrosse)

Calgary Stampeders (CFL Football)

Floating on a raft down the Bpw River


Float down the river or practice your shot with these other great sports activities.

BATL – The Home of Axe Throwing

Bow Cycle (rentals for bikes, e-bikes, wheels, travel cases, car racks)

Breathe Parkour

Calgary Shooting Centre

Capture the Flag Paintball & Airsoft (Cochrane)

Century Downs Racetrack & Casino

Chinook Rafting

Lazy Day Raft Rentals

Nomad Mobile Gear Rentals (rentals for stand up paddleboards, bikes, racks, skis, snowboards, fat bikes)

River Surfing

The Shooting Edge

University of Calgary Outdoor Centre


Activity Centre (Summer)

Mountain Bike (Summer)

Mini Golf (Summer)

Monster Zipline (Summer)

Public Luge (Winter)

Public Skating (Winter)

Ski & Snowboard (Winter)

Summer Bobsleigh (Summer)

Tube Park (Winter)

Winter Bobsleigh (Winter)


Book your ultimate sports getaway to Calgary now with Air Canada - Tourism Calgary's official partner airline, flying from over 35 destinations directly into YYC Calgary International Airport.

The Birmingham Wheelchair Nationals is the pinnacle wheelchair event in Canada and will feature many of the top wheelchair athletes in Canada (world ranked) who have participated at Pan-Am and Paralympic Games.

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