Fernie is a natural playground and there is always so much going on whether it be enjoying the great outdoors or one of the many indoor activities we have available.
There may be times when you’re looking for something for you, or your babysitter, to do with the kids. Here is a list of all things going on in Fernie.
Skiing & Snowboarding at Fernie Alpine Resort is an incredible experience. The variety of terrain appeals to all levels and they can get more snow then any other resort in the Canadian Rockies. You can see the trail map here.
Cross Country Skiing is a great way to see Fernie. There are some great trails at Fernie Alpine Resort (14 kms of groomed and track-set trails) or you can try out the trails within Fernie’s township. Want to bring the kids along with you? Why not rent our Chariot and cross country ski attachment!
Ice Skating at Fernie Memorial Arena
Swimming at Fernie Indoor Aquatic Centre
Story Time at Fernie Heritage Library
Kinder Gym at the Holy Family Center every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 10am to 11am.
Strong Start at Isabella Dicken Elementary every weekday morning from 9:30-12:30
Indoor Rock Climbing at the College of the Rockies Tuesdays 7-10pm & Thursday 8-10pm
Art Projects We have a variety of possible projects available. Let us know what your kids are into and we will create something accordingly.
Toys & Games from Snow Valley Kids
Many parks for the kids to play
Snowshoeing You can enjoy many of the biking trails through out Fernie or if you prefer, you can go with a experienced, knowledgeable guide. Contact Fernie Nature Tours for a unique outdoor experiences. A variety of tours are available.
Snowmobiling at Prestige Snowmobile Tours offer rides from 2 hours to full day. Tours include guides, refreshments, and equipment
Cat Skiing/Boarding at Island Lake Cat Skiing offers a world class mountain adventure. It’s life changing.
Sleigh Rides Evening Sleigh Rides Enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride along a beautiful forested loop trail at Fernie Alpine Resort. Evening rides available between 6-8pm. Rides last 25 minutes. $13.00 + hst per person Minimum of 8 and Maximum of 12 guests (ages 5 & under are FREE!). 30-minute rides are available in the evening for groups of 8 to 12 people. Private bookings, groups and campfire dinner options are available by request.
Dog Sledding Discover the thrill of dog power and learn the history and skills of this truly northern sport.