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One Big Celebration,
four locations!


Pick the event closest to you and come to celebrate with us…FREE food, snacks, entertainment, live music and more… All four events will be virtually connected by giant screens from Collosovision. Let’s sing Happy Birthday to Canada simultaneously together from the four quadrants of the city.

SW – South Glenmore Park – Variety Park

green space across from water park
8415 24 St SW, Calgary, AB T2W 1B4

  • Family BBQ by Rotary Club of Calgary Downtown
  • Snacks & drinks by Superstore
  • Band: BAILEY & the BOYS
  • Entertainment Managed by BlueBirdMovingArts (@BlueCollarDance)
  • Still Dance and Acro Artist Group ThreeLeftFeet
  • Face painting by amandamazingart
  • Fun family activities by Open Streets:
    • Fender Generator and Pedal Power Tower. Electricity education information included.
    • Mini Pennyfarthing Rubber Chicken Bike Skills Course.
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Call of the Wetland info tent – Discover how you can monitor amphibians in Calgary’s wetlands
  • Canada 150 birthday celebration tent and photo booth.
  • Enjoy a cookie and sing happy birthday to Canada with us
  • Greenway150 medal presentation area. Receive a commemorative medal for participating in the Greenway150 Summer Challenge. Medals sponsored by Park N Play Design.
  • Family BBQ by Rotary Club of Calgary East
  • Snacks & drinks by Superstore
  • Entertainment Managed by BlueBirdMovingArts.Com (@BlueCollarDance)
  • Fun family activities by Open Streets:
  • Bike powers bubble making machine.
  • Custom Greenway Magnet Making Craft Table.
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Canada 150 birthday celebration tent and photo booth.
  • Enjoy a cookie and sing happy birthday to Canada with us.
  • Greenway150 medal presentation area. Receive a commemorative medal for participating in the Greenway150 Summer Challenge. Medals sponsored by Park N Play Design.
  • Food truck (beef hotdog, fries, or poutine + pop/water)
  • Ice cream truck – all the fun novelty treats
  • Snacks & drinks by Superstore
  • Young Bhangara dance troops (@YoungBhangara)
  • Fun family activities by Open Streets:
    • Bike powers bubble making machine.
    • Custom Greenway Magnet Making Craft Table.
  • Canada 150 birthday celebration tent and photo booth.
  • Enjoy a cookie and sing happy birthday to Canada with us.
  • Greenway150 medal presentation area. Receive a commemorative medal for participating in the Greenway150 Summer Challenge. Medals sponsored by Park N Play Design.
  • Family BBQ by Rotary Club of Calgary North
  • Snacks & drinks by Superstore
  • Entertainment Managed by BlueBirdMovingArts (@BlueCollarDance)
  • Fun family activities by Open Streets:
    • Bike powers bubble making machine.
    • Mini Pennyfarthing Rubber Chicken Bike Skills Course
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Canada 150 birthday celebration tent and photo booth.
  • Enjoy a cookie and sing happy birthday to Canada with us.
  • Greenway150 medal presentation area. Receive a commemorative medal for participating in the Greenway150 Summer Challenge. Medals sponsored by Park N Play Design.

The Rotary/Mattamy
Greenway


To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada, and the progress on our signature project the Rotary/Mattamy Greenway, we are inviting all Calgarians to do 150 kilometers on the Greenway!

Walk, run, skip, cycle or skate a portion or the entire Greenway, and share your progress and completion with Parks Foundation Calgary. Sign up as an individual or as a team with your family, friends, and/or dogs, and add up everyone’s kilometers traveled throughout the summer. Share photos on social media using #Greenway150 for your chance to win weekly prizes and celebrate with us on September 2nd. Check the rules and regulations for more details.

Calgary, come enjoy the Greenway! The longest urban pathway and park system in the world. The Greenway is a year-round destination for cyclists, cross country skiers, runners, walkers, nature lovers, and kids of all ages to play outdoors. Directly connecting to 55 Calgary communities in all four quadrants, and The City of Calgary’s existing pathway network.

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GREENWAY 150
SUMMER CHALLENGE

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada, we invite all Calgarians to complete the Greenway! Walk, run, skip, cycle or skate the 150km pathway and share your progress and completion with the Parks Foundation Calgary for a chance to WIN! Sign up as an individual or as a team with your family, friends and/or dogs, and add up your kilometers traveled throughout the summer.

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REGISTER FOR THE SUMMER CHALLENGE

1270

Kilometers Covererd

15025

Dogs Walked

1000000

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meet the greenway 150 team

Each of these Greenway 150 teams and individuals have a story and a reason why they’ve joined the #Greenway150 Summer Challenge.
Check out their bios, stay tuned to read more about their journey, and most important join the Summer Challenge and share your own adventure with us!

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EVENTS & MEET UPS

We are excited to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with you! We want to encourage you to participate in our Summer Challenge, share your Greenway experiences and help spread the word to your friends, co-workers and family. Keep an eye out for our upcoming events and meet-ups along the Rotary/Mattamy Greenway, as we count down to the main celebration on September 2nd. We hope to see you out there!

The Rotary/Mattamy Greenway is a major urban pathway system that is affected by multiple factors such as road and utility construction that can impact pathway connections. Please check back regularly as pathway routes may change with little notice. We want to keep all Greenway users up to date with possible changes in the route in order to facilitate the best user experience possible. To download a map showing current sections that are incomplete or under construction along the Greenway, click here!

Make Greenway 150 YOUR Summer Challenge

Are you looking to set a personal goal and get some exercise this summer? Then make Greenway 150 your Summer Challenge. Parks Foundation Calgary is challenging you to challenge yourself. The best part is that it’s an attainable goal that gets you some fresh air, exercise, and fun in the process. Bring your friends, family, […]

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The Greenway

I have been surprised to hear how few people know about the “Rotary Mattamy Greenway”! Well, let’s change that!! I did not know that much about “the Greenway” either, and decided to find out! As is customary these days, I went to Google first: “This will be the largest pathway system in the world.” – […]

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SHARE YOUR GREENWAY JOURNEY

Share your journey with us on social media and be entered to WIN WEEKLY PRIZES! Take part in the 150 day countdown to Canada’s 150th birthday, and join us for the big celebration on September 2nd.