KIDS EXPLORE BANFF
Kid Friendly Banff SpringsFor over a century The Fairmont Banff Springs has been providing superior guest service in the heart of the Rockies and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Also known as ‘The Castle in the Rockies,’ we want to make sure that your children laugh, play and learn while the parents are relaxing at our grandeur resort. With our combination of children’s activities and programs, everyone in the family will have experiences to last a lifetime.
Kid’s ClubThis year, take your family vacation in Banff and be sure to take advantage of all the exciting offers we have exclusive to children. Every vacation needs something for the little ones and with our Kid’s Club your children will have a day of exploration, excitement and education as they take advantage of all there is to do in Banff National Park. Fully supervised and available for kid’s aged six to 13, your children will enjoy activities such as golf, orienteering, nature hikes, photography, disk golf and so much more. Every day is a new adventure and includes a complimentary Fairmont Banff Springs Kids Club baseball cap, lunch, snacks, lanyard & nametag. Club Hours: June 30-September 3, 2011 - Monday to Saturday 9am-4pm.
RU ReadyNew this year and exclusive to Fairmont, we are proud to announce the RU Ready Program? This children’s program is ideal for our guests aged 7 – 17 who are looking to stay fit and meet other kids their own age. This program is designed to improve your athletic skills for baseball, basketball, football, lacrosse, skateboarding, snowboarding, soccer and so much more. With our partners Adidas and Trick it Out Sports, we’ve put together a challenge for your children to enjoy while on vacation and then to take it back home. Once you return home from your vacation you will receive email updates and customized web pages that allow you to continue your training and compete virtually against other kids.
Bowling & ArcadeThe Fairmont Banff Springs is also home to its very own bowling centre & arcade games that are a great solution to a rainy day. Our lanes feature Canadian 5 pin bowling and neon black light bowling; perfect for birthday parties and fun bowls (fun competitions).
Kids Eat FreeAs with all the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts properties we are pleased to offer our Kids Eat Free program…. Kids 5 and under eat free and kids 12 and under have a specialized menu to choose from, or they can enjoy items from the regular menu at 50% off.
Interesting & Fun Facts to share with your friends back home:
- Did you know that the town of Banff has an elevation of 4,537 feet making it the highest town in Canada?
- 11,000 BC: the year that humans discovered Banff, according to archaeologists
- Banff National Park was established in 1885 and was Canada’s first National Park.
- Banff is home to Alberta's southernmost herd of the endangered woodland caribou.
- Mountains in Banff National Park are 45 to 120 million years old
Remember, when visiting Banff National Park you are in Bear Country and it is important to be alert. Check out these Bear Aware safety tips.