Explore Cochrane

June 8 & 9 2019

Do you wonder how to entertain friends and family who visit from out of town? Or maybe you want to learn more about what you can do in Cochrane in your spare time.

On June 8th and 9th, come to “Explore Cochrane” and enjoy a sampling of some of Cochrane’s most unique experiences.

Spaces are extremely limited for this special event, so book your spots today!

The family-friendly event will run rain or shine, so come dressed for the weather. There is a combination of indoor and outdoor activities, and some walking is required.

Play in your own backyard by signing up for a guided bus tour focusing on Cochrane’s history. Tour is approximately three hours long with 4 activities on the tour. Morning and afternoon departure times daily. A local coffee shop will be providing refreshments for you on your adventure. Tour is free, however there is a $5.00 booking fee reimbursed in $5 Cochrane Dollars when you check in for your excursion.

History Art & Culture Bus Tour
3 hour tour – departures at 9 am and 1 pm daily
includes 4 activities and refreshments

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Golf Carts Cochrane

Play in your own backyard by signing up for a guided bus tour focusing on Cochrane’s outdoor spaces. Tour is approximately three hours long with 4 activities on the tour. There are daily morning and afternoon departure times. Coffee Traders will be providing refreshments for you on your adventure. Tour is free, however there is a $5.00 booking fee reimbursed in $5 Cochrane Dollars when you check in for your excursion.

Outdoor Spaces Bus Tour
3 hour tour – departures at 9 am and 1 pm daily
includes 4 activities and refreshments

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Explore Cochrane Rafting

Hunter Valley and Gypsy Caravan, 2 local rafting companies will be offering short raft trips down the Bow River. These excursions are $15/person. The Gentry will be providing refreshments after your raft trip. Shuttle service back to your vehicles is included.

Raft Trip on the Bow River
1.5 hours – departures at 9 am noon and 3 pm daily
Includes refreshments

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The Bike Society will be taking biking enthusiasts on a tour of our beautiful trail systems in Cochrane. The guides will provide a trail map and lunch will be provided by Cuore Di Mamma – Italian Food Store. These excursions are $15/person.

Bike Tour of Cochrane  1 – 3 hour tours/day with various stops
Guided tour of Cochrane Pathways – bring your own bike and helmet
Picnic lunch included 

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Enjoying fly fishing on the Bow Cochrane

Mountain Fly-fishers will be offering the opportunity to cast a fly fishing rod at Mitford Park. You can book a space to secure a rod or feel free to drop by to check out the action. Learn about the sport, species in the river and great local fishing spots along the Bow.

Fly Fishing – Give Casting a Try – bookings on the hour

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Cochrane disc golf

The Cochrane Chamber of Commerce will be offering an introduction to disc golf at the course located in Riverfront Park. Come by and play a game and/or get a few pointers between 10 am and 3 pm.

Try the 9 hole Disc Golf Course

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Makerspace Equipment Library Cochrane Alberta

The Cochrane Public Library books and so much more. Come and explore the hands-on activities in the makerspace like the green screen, 3D printer, circuit cutter, typewriter, button maker or other STEAM gear. Visit with friends, play a boardgame or explore the library of things: telescopes, power tools, garden tools and lifejackets.

Try out the Makerspace and leave with a memento of your own making. Running from Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM and Sunday from noon – 4 pm..

Explore the Library Makerspace

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