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Things to do at the University of Calgary

Planning a memorable night out? Looking for a special activity for out of town visitors? Visit the University of Calgary and discover many exciting things to do.

The university offers both on-and-off campus activities for you. We welcome the community to get involved as we place great importance on engaging the public in our local and global activities.

Join us for innovative exhibitions, access to our leading edge new library, athletic events, concerts, recreation and much, much more. Visit our events calendar for a complete listing of both on-and-off campus activities.

University Of Calgary Theatre

University of Calgary Theatre

The University of Calgary Theatre hosts more than 175 events, including academically-based productions borne out of the dance, music and drama departments. Touring concerts and outside companies also enjoy frequent access to this spacious, well-designed theatre.


Taylor Family Digital Library

Taylor Familty Digital Library

The brand new Taylor Family Digital Library’s unique features and resources include technology that encourages experiential learning, exploration and innovative ways of creating new knowledge.

Dinos Athletics

University of Calgary Dinos

There is no better way to feel the university's proud 45 year history than to join students, alumni and neighbours in the stands, cheering the Dinos to victory. Dinos Athletics belongs to everyone and we encourage you to enjoy the experience. Visit the Dinos website for more information on how you can cheer on our athletes.


Health and Recreation Centre

Health and Recreation Center

Whether you are part of our on-campus or off-campus community, you can re-energize, create and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle with access to our world class facilities. Visit the Health and Recreation website for more information.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

At the University of Calgary Continuing Education, we strengthen individuals and the community by broadening access to education and learning. Each year, we serve over 20,000 lifelong learners and offer thousands of courses taught by more than 1,000 instructorsall experts in their fields. Visit Continuing Education's website for more information.


Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

Rotherary Observatory

As one of the principal research facilities within the University of Calgary's Department of Physics and Astronomy, the RAO is one of Canada's best-equipped astronomical teaching facilities, providing university students with the opportunity to use research-grade telescopes.  Visit the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory website for more information.

Outdoor Centre

Outdoor Centre

The Calgary Outdoor Centre at the University of Calgary is the largest outdoor program and equipment rental centre in Calgary. We offer an exciting menu of outdoor focused courses, trips and kids camps throughout the year.


University Of Calgary Bookstore

University of Calgary Bookstore

We are more than just textbooks! The main bookstore carries one of Calgary's largest selections of general reading books, and we can special order any book still in print. We are also pleased to offer University of Calgary clothing and souvenirs, Dinos merchandise and a wide selection of stationery and art supplies. Visit the university's Bookstore web page for more information.