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 historic sites and museums 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. Or get creative by painting your own pottery at Crock A Doodle. The Lux Cinema in Banff’s town centre has movie showings daily. Banff also has two bowling allies; 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 the Lake Louise Ski Resort 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. Curling and hockey can also be enjoyed year-round at the ice rinks at the Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre.
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.