Recreational Activities

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.
Tel: 403-337-4880

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.
Tel: 403-556-4010

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
Office: 403-638-3520

Coyote Creek Golf and RV Resort

18-hole course with all the practice amenities and pro shop. Full rentals available.
Tel: 403-638-2450

Netook/Rural Olds

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.

Tel: 403-586-0561

Water Valley

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.
Tel: 403-637-2388

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.

Dogpound- July

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).

Carstairs- July

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. 

Little Red Cross-Country Ski Trails

Located in Division 6, North of Township Road 340, just off Range Road 31.