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By joining our community of more than 8,000 members, you support FortWhyte Alive programming and contribute to environmental education and stewardship.

Three adults and two small children walk along the boardwalk in summer

Membership for Everyone

Prices do not include GST.

Please note, our new admissions policy removes admission fees for Indigenous Peoples.

Membership Description One Year Three Year
Family Includes all residents who reside within one household. For a household of four, membership pays for itself with just four visits. $130 $320
Duo Two individuals ages 18-64 who reside at the same address. Proof of address required. $110 $270
Individual For ages 18-64. Enjoy unlimited access to FortWhyte Alive plus all the other valuable perks. $80 $210
Post-Secondary Student Valid student ID required. *NEW* Comes with free admission for one companion each visit. $70 $180
Older Adult Individual (65+) Comes with free admission for one companion per visit, exclusive of spouse. $70 $180
Older Adult Couple (65+) Comes with free admission for one companion per member each visit. $90 $240
Newcomer to Canada 6 month *free trial* Family membership for New Canadian Residents. See below. $0 N/A
Non Profit Group Please contact [email protected] for more information. $168-$276 N/A
Subsidized Membership Everyone deserves access to nature. To help make this possible we're proud to offer a subsidized membership program to those who need it most. $35-$65 N/A
Buy/Renew Your Membership

Newcomer to Canada Membership Details

Welcome to life in Canada! To celebrate and welcome our new community members we are happy to offer a six-month free trial Membership to NEW residents of Canada. Newcomer memberships are entitled to all the benefits of a regular family membership.

Proof of new Canadian residency within one year of application and address required. Limit one per family. Proof of residency and landing date include but are not limited to, a Permanent Resident card, landing papers, or Ukrainian documentation. Proof of address includes, but is not limited to, a health card or lease statement.

To apply you must complete our confidential online Application. You must include copies of supporting documentation (photocopies or digital photos); no hard copies or in-person requests will be accepted.

Upon receipt of your application, you can expect to receive notification within five business days regarding whether your application has been successful.

Apply for a Newcomer to Canada Membership.

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Floating boardwalk

Just became a FortWhyte Alive member for the year and I'm so excited about it!! There's so many perks and activities here PLUS I feel like we're supporting a great place. Can't wait to explore!

Chantel Ariel FortWhyte Alive Member

This time spent outdoors is so important to us as it allows us to gain an appreciation of the natural world.

The Benefits of Membership

At FortWhyte Alive

  • Unlimited Admissions 364 days a year
  • Special member pricing on experiences and workshops
  • Opportunities to enjoy seasonal Member Exclusive Events
  • *New! 10% off of admission for guests
    • Members must be present. Not valid for special events or group bookings, not valid with any other discount, or for groups of over 9 non-members.
  • Free Admission for a guest with a Post-Secondary Student or Older Adult Membership
    • No discounts on purchases for companion (event tickets or Nature Shop)
  • Fishing fee waived and assorted complimentary seasonal gear
  • Discount on seasonal rental equipment
  • FortWhyte monthly e-newsletter delivered right to your inbox
  • Save 10% on select items in The Nature Shop, 15% off seed and suet
  • Early registration and discounts for youth day camp (exclusive to family memberships)
  • Complimentary family pass to share with friends and family
  • Discounts on facility rentals

Please note that memberships are valid from the date of purchase and expire at the end of the month in which they expire; some benefits are only available after the receipt of the membership package in the mail within two weeks of purchase.

With Our Partners

  • Discounts on rentals with Kendrick’s Outdoor Adventures
  • $75 driving credit and waived $25 registration fee for Peg City Car Co-op
  • $15 off McNally Robinson Reader Reward Card
  • Membership discount at The Manitoba Museum (15%) and The Children’s Museum (10%)

*Museum and CAA discount(s) must be mentioned at the time of purchase and are for new memberships only. Discounts are currently honoured in-person and over the phone only. No refunds. A valid membership number must be presented to receive discount(s).