There are numerous activities available in Mountain View County and area - from lush golf courses to a staple of rural living - rodeo. There are also plenty of opportunities to quad, hike, bike, ski, snowshoe, and paddle. Keep checking back as we update new opportunities in addition to those below:
Carstairs Community Golf Course
An 18 hole course with Club House, banquet facilities, power carts and Pro Shop.
Pro Shop: 403-337-3382
Club House: 403-337-2058
Didsbury Golf Course
9-hole community course where visitors are always welcome; part of a larger recreational facility that includes tennis courts.
Clubhouse/Pro Shop: 403-335-3635
Tooth of the Dogpound Creek Golf Course
18-hole course featuring elevated tee and greens and natural water hazards.
Eagle Hill/ Westward Ho/Sundre
Forest Heights Golf Course
Public are welcome to this 18-hole course, which offers a pro shop, licensed clubhouse, snack bar, putting greens, driving range and rentals.
Sundre Golf Course
18-hole course clubhouse with restaurant and banquet room, club storage, pro shop, practice range and putting green and sand trap. Rentals available
Tee Times: 403-638-3510 or 1-800-565-0525
Coyote Creek Golf and RV Resort
18-hole course with all the practice amenities and pro shop. Full rentals available.
Olds Central Highlands Golf Course
Public are welcome at this 18-hole course, which offers grass greens, grass driving range, and rentals. Come and enjoy!
Pro Shop: 403-556-8008
Trail Creek Golf Course
A new 9 hole course developed in a scenic coulee located west of Olds Alberta one hour north of Calgary.
Water Valley Golf Course
18-hole, par 72, 6410-yard course offers triple tees, sand and water. Rated at 123 from the back tees, this course offers a true challenge to its golfers.
Olds - June & September
Alberta High School Rodeo Association will be holding the High School Finals in June 2021at the Olds Regional Exhibition grounds. The event is organized by the Alberta High School Rodeo Association (AHSRA).
Oldstoberfest - Scheduled to return on September 17 & 18, 2021 at the Olds Regional Exhibition grounds.
Water Valley - June
Events include Saddle bronc, Bareback, Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling, Barrel Racing, Boys Steer Riding, Team Roping, Novice Horse Riding, and Junior Bull Riding. Sanctioned by the Foothills Cowboy Association (FCA).
Sundre - June
Events include Saddle bronc, Bareback, Bull Riding, Tie Down Roping, Steer Wrestling, Ladies Barrel Racing, Team Roping, Novice Events, Boys Steer Riding, and Wild Cow Milking. Sanctioned by the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association (CPRA) and hosted by the Sundre Rodeo and Race Association.
Held the third Wednesday of July, the Dogpound Rodeo is one of the most popular events in the area. Held at the Dogpound Rodeo Grounds, and sanctioned by the Foothills Cowboy Association (FCA).
Held the third weekend in July, events include Barrel Racing, Poles, Breakaway Roping, Keyhole, Calf Roping & Goat Tying. Held at the Carstairs Rodeo Grounds, and sanctioned by the Central Alberta Rodeo Association (CARA).
Didsbury - August
Held in conjunction with the annual fair, events include pancake breakfasts, a street parade downtown, beer gardens, bench show, muttin' bustin', an antique tractor pull. Sanctioned by the Foothills Cowboy Association (FCA) and hosted by the Didsbury Agricultural Society.
Mountain View Nordic Ski Club
Located in the Olds area with trails in the Town of Olds and Mountain View County.
Club Website: Mountain View Nordic Ski Club
Sundre Bike N' Ski Club
Located in the Sundre area with multi-use trails in the Town of Sundre and Mountain View County.
Club Website: Sundre Bike N' Ski Club
Recreation facilities and opportunities are available to Mountain View County residents through all our urban partner municipalities.
Mountain View County contributes a per capita amount for these faciliites to cover maintenance, operations and capital. County residents are provided equal access to these facilities through our numerous intermunicipal agreements.
There are also recreation facilities including Curling Arenas, ball diamonds, riding arenas and other fields available through Community Associations within Mountain View County. See our Community Halls and Associations page for more information.
For information on how recreation funding works and other questions regarding County contributions and priorities regarding recreation, contact Josie McGillicky, Community Outreach Coordinator, at 403-335-3311 ext 125 or via email at email@example.com