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FortWhyte Alive

Weaving in the Forest

Explore your creative side while enjoying the sights and sounds of the autumn forest.

Join Kendra Hobbs-Manness of Black Thistle Creative in the forest to learn to the basics of this trendy textile art by weaving your own wall hanging. You’ll learn six basic weaving techniques and get creative blending different yarn textures and natural elements. All materials are provided.  


Date

  • Saturday, September 22   1-4 pm

Or register with our bookings office by phone at (204) 989-8355 x 311


Cost

Please note that experiences at FortWhyte Alive are non-refundable.


Please note

  • Suggested for children aged 16+, including adults.

 
 

The Story of Winnipeg’s Canada Geese

Find out how wildlife management decisions brought this subspecies back from close to disappearance in the 1940's, to their now immensely abundant numbers.

Ken Cudmore, Site Manager at FortWhyte Alive for 35 years, will share his experiences and perspectives as he unveils the detailed accounts on the recovery of Winnipeg's Canada Goose population.


Dates

  • Saturday, September 22  1-3 pm

Pre-registration is required for this program.


Cost


Please note

  • Pre-registration is required
  • Suggested for ages 10+, including adults.

 
 

NEW EVENT TEMPLATE

Ever wanted to head into the pasture to see our munching, crunching bison up close with your wee ones? This adventure is perfect for you and yours!

The Family Safaris will be geared towards families with children under 8 and will feature a knowledgeable and fun leader who will take you up close to our wild herd. Your kiddos will get to touch real bison artifacts, learn about poop (YUCK!) and enjoy a few special kid-friendly additions to our regular program.

 

Dates

  • Monday, July 16   1:30 pm
  • Monday, August 20   1:30 pm

Or register by phone by calling us at (204) 989-8355 x 311


Cost

  • Regular Adult Fare: $16
  • FortWhyte Alive Member Adult Fare: $12
  • Children under 12*: $8
  • Babes in Arms**: Free

Please note

This safari is 45 minutes long. Suggested for ages 3-12.

*Children must be accompanied by an adult
**0-2 years old, as long as they do not use a seat, and stay seated on your lap

 

 

Fit 4 Two: Babywearing Hike

A great way to spend more time outside with baby this fall. 

Fit 4 Two Babywearing Hike is a baby-friendly cardiovascular, strength and flexibility workout through the trails and lakes of scenic FortWhyte Alive, all with baby in a carrier. Meet other moms in your community and get some fresh air. Class will end with outdoor stretching and songs. Bring a soft structured carrier to wear your baby, and a yoga mat.


Dates

  • Thursday, September 13  11:15 am - 12:30 pm
    • Rain date: Thursday, September 20
  • Thursday, September 27   11:15 am - 12:30 pm
    • Rain date: Thursday, October 4

Or register with our bookings office by phone at (204) 989-8355 x 311


Cost

Please note that experiences at FortWhyte Alive are non-refundable.


Please note

  • This program is suggested for parents or caregivers with children under the age of 2

Early Closure

FortWhyte Alive will be closing at 5pm on July 18th in anticipation of site maintenance, and at 5pm on July 19th in anticipation of The Great Escape. Regular business hours will resume on Friday, July 20th.

Thank you for your support!