Recreation and Leisure

Family Fun and Activities

The whole family can have fun all year long at the Great Canadian Barn Dance. This unique resort in Hill Spring invites you to step back in time to the days when weekend nights were barn dance nights. Here you can join in the spirit of the country dance then retire to a guest cabin or full-service campground to rest up for another day of fun and adventure.

For more than 10 years, the peaceful little village of Hill Spring has drawn thousands of local and tourists to enjoy a day, weekend or extended holiday at the Great Canadian Barn Dance. Some of the fun includes:
  • Live music
  • Dancing
  • Home-cooked meals
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Hayrides
  • Dinner shows
  • Dance lessons
  • Family festivals
  • Cowboy Christmas Dinner Show


 Phone:(403) 626-3407

Box 163
Hill Spring, Alberta T0K 1E0


This $1,000,000 Premier Equine and Agricultural Centre is located on 20 acres in the beautiful foothills of Southern Alberta. With a mandate to preserve and improve the agricultural way of life, events at the Agridome are designed to create opportunities for involvement, recreation and education while fostering volunteerism.

This facility includes:
  • Heated indoor arena (100' x 200') that seats up to 1500 spectators.
  • Slide track / warm up arena (200' x 40').
  • Two outdoor arenas, the newest being 200' x 400'.
  • New kitchen, concession and restroom area with showers.
  • Campground for travelers.
  • Stabling that accommodates up to 160 animals.

Together with the Cardston Agricultural Society the Agridome serves to:
  • Promote a broad awareness of agriculture.
  • Encourage youth leadership training.
  • Improve community spirit.
  • Provide a venue for local suppliers to market their products.
  • Host multiple activities in the community.


If you’re looking for popcorn and a good movie, you’ll definitely find it here. But Carriage House offers much more than the average movie theatre. With outstanding live theatre productions throughout the summer, Carriage House Theatre offers entertainment that goes way beyond your expectations.

For the past 18 years, talented casts of performers, dedicated directors and skilled backstage staff have offered locals and visitors an exceptional array of musical theatre productions. Some recent summer productions include:
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
  • High School Musical
  • Guys and Dolls
  • Hello, Dolly!
  • Forever Plaid
  • The Sound of Music
  • Grease

With a new season lined up, the Carriage House Theatre is the place to be this summer. Buy your tickets online today and discover the best of summer theatre and live entertainment.

Adventure and Outdoor Activities

Don’t forget to bring your swimsuits for an adventure the whole family will love! Incept Adventure Co. offers exciting whitewater rafting and kayaking trips on the scenic St. Mary’s river where getting wet is all in a days work. They also offer guided fishing trips on the areas numerous rivers and lakes for an abundance of species. Make sure you bring your camera as Grizzly Bears, Whitetail & Mule Deer, the endangered Golden Marmot, Bald Eagles, Golden Eagles and more are frequent visitors on the St. Mary’s river. Our professional and courteous staff will make sure you have a safe, fun and exciting experience that will keep you coming back year after year.

When they are not rafting or fishing we offer training programs and courses including swift water rescue, first aid, wilderness first aid, survival camps, and a guide training program.

 Phone:(403) 308-7718

Mountain Meadow Trail Rides

There is simply no better way to experience the west than by horseback. Saddle up for a trail ride or pack trip with Mountain Meadow and prepare to have the experience of a lifetime. Your expedition will take you out on the range to enjoy endless acres of mountain-shadowed wilderness and the sense of freedom that you can only get riding horseback.

 (403) 653-2413
 1-866-653-2413 (toll-free)
 (403) 653-2414



Life can be simple again at Range View Ranch. Explore 150,000 acres of untouched prairie by horseback, view abundant wildlife, stay in rustic cabins with modern amenities and enjoy delicious home-cooked meals.

Phone: (403) 653-2292


This new Les Furber-designed course is nestled in Cardston's Lee Creek Valley. It offers 18 holes of challenging golf, picturesque mountain views, natural wildlife and some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. The course features challenges for golfers of all levels and has:
  • Four tee boxes per hole
  • White sand bunkers
  • Multiple water hazards

Other course features and amenities include:
  • Recently renovated clubhouse
  • Extensive menu
  • Pro shop
  • Lessons

(403) 653-4198
1-866-653-4198 (toll-free)

 Fax: (403) 653-2499


This popular course features wide, sweeping fairways and natural brush roughs. The 18 holes of this well-designed course loosely follow the twisting and scenic Pothole Creek, offering interesting natural challenges on almost every hole. With water affecting 14 holes on the course, accuracy is both a challenge and a necessity. Ample sand traps and bunkers defend most of Magrath's bent grass greens. The majority of these greens have been rebuilt in recent years, upgrading both their level of challenge and overall quality.

Other course features and amenities include:
  • Driving range
  • Practice green
  • Clubhouse dining facilities
  • Licensed Premises
  • Snackbar/coffeeshop
  • Pro Shop
  • Rain checks
  • Dress code
  • Club rental
  • CPGA Professional

(403) 758-3054 (Pro Shop)
(403) 758-3737 (Club House)

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