Your Baby Friendly Day in Calgary

Family looking at the Giraffes of the Calgary Zoo
Family looking at the Giraffes of the Calgary Zoo
New Parents

Your Baby Friendly Day in Calgary

Plan the perfect day in Calgary for new parents with these baby friendly activities in the city.
By
Rachel Antony, Best of Calgary
Rachel Antony is a writer for Best of Calgary. Best of Calgary is a celebration of the best our city has to offer for food, drinks, culture, and entertainment. Follow Rachel on Instagram @almostffamous

It must be hard to imagine your life before you had a baby. Adjusting to life with a newborn can be exciting, but there is no reason that you can’t get out of the house and take your little bundle of joy on a quick adventure in Calgary. The city has lots of spots that are baby friendly and still enjoyable for new parents.

Red's Diner Calgary Breakfast

Breakfast at Red's Diner

7:30 a.m. Breakfast at Red’s Diner

Red’s Diner is a family-friendly restaurant so you don’t have to worry about bringing your baby carrier inside. The cozy and lively atmosphere will make you feel at home with your little one. The extensive menu has all the classic breakfast dishes on it plus some of Red’s originals. The service is always top notch and the food comes quickly, perfect for an early morning family outing.

Parent & Baby Yoga at Breathe Hot Yoga

Parent & Baby Yoga at Breathe Hot Yoga 

9:00 a.m. Parent & Baby Yoga at Breathe Hot Yoga

The parent and baby class at Breathe Hot Yoga brings you closer with your baby while combining yoga and play to get back into shape. The class includes flowing asanas, challenging postures and calming restorative time. Learn baby yoga exercises to strengthen your growing baby, help aid in their digestion and promote better sleeping patterns. Best of all, both parents are welcome to the class.

Calgary Zoo

Amazing animals at the Calgary Zoo

Calgary Zoo

Close encounters at the Calgary Zoo

12:00 p.m. Explore the Calgary Zoo

What could be better for kids than getting to see all their favourite animals in one place? The Calgary Zoo covers a lot of ground with tons of different exhibits that kids of all ages will love. Head to the Penguin Plunge to see how penguins walk, swim and live. You can never go wrong with the classics, like lions, giraffes, hippos and gorillas.

Grab lunch at the Kitamba Café with plenty of meal options to make sure you leave feeling full and satisfied. With indoor and outdoor eating areas you can bring your baby carrier or stroller right to the table

Vivo swimming facility

Swim at Vivo

3:00 p.m. Swim at Vivo

Even if your little one fell asleep in the stroller at the Calgary Zoo, you can get them moving again with a fun, family swim Vivo in North Calgary. A family-friendly facility, there is a wading pool and area for kids, water toys and a lazy river.

Spot Kitchen and Bar

Dinner at 4th Spot Kitchen and Bar

6:00 p.m. Dinner at 4th Spot Kitchen and Bar

After a full day of activities what could be better than digging into some homemade pizza at 4th Spot Kitchen and Bar? The nostalgic decor and kid-friendly atmosphere will make you feel comfortable bringing your baby to dinner. They have a huge list of pizzas to choose from on thick crust or their signature thin crust, along with chicken wings, burgers, tacos or pasta.