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Indoor Activities & Attractions

Indoor Activities & Attractions

If you are an arts and culture fiend or you’re looking for rainy day activities for the family, Banff & Lake Louise offers many indoor activities and attractions. Let the kids burn off some energy at the bowling alley or climbing gym, treat yourself to a rejuvenating spa treatment, or learn more about the history and culture of the area. There are many options for indoor fun and exploration. 

Arts and Culture

The world renowned Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity offers a full calendar of events, including lectures, workshops, film screenings, and music performances. Banff and Lake Louise townships have several art galleries with impressive art collections and exhibitions, representing a diverse array of arts and culture in the Canadian Rockies. 

The many museums and historic sites in town are a great way to spend a day discovering Banff National Park’s extensive history and culture.

Families and Groups

Explore adventure indoors by visiting an indoor climbing gym or indoor water park. Curling and hockey can be enjoyed year round at the ice rinks at the Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre. The Lux Cinema in Banff’s town centre has movie showings daily. Try the Canadian five-pin style of bowling in the Fairmont Banff Springs’ bowling centre or classic bowling at High Rollers in downtown Banff. 


If the hike up Sulphur mountain or day of skiing at Lake Louise didn’t tire you out, test your fitness inside. The Sally Borden Fitness and Recreation Centre has a spin studio, climbing gym, aquatics centre, and fully equipped weight and cardio gyms with regularly scheduled fitness classes available for drop in. 


Those seeking relaxation and stretching after a long day in the mountains can attend a yoga class at a studio in town. For a real treat, nourish your mind and body at one of Banff and Lake Louise’s luxurious spas.