Outdoors

There is something about canoeing that is just good for the soul. Gliding through the water, the sound of water dripping off your paddle and being surrounded by nature. #canoemore

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Time: 
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Learn how to paint with watercolours created from unwanted invasive plants pulled within the City of Fernie!

In this two hour eco-friendly educational course, we will discuss the harmful effects of invasive plants while creating beautiful paintings using the pigments extracted from them.

Participants will learn best practices for harvesting noxious weeds along with a simple step-by-step process of how to make plant-based watercolour paints. All materials will be provided, participants are welcome to bring their own if desired.

Event Date: 
Sunday, July 28, 2019

The TransRockies Classic represents the return of one of the world’s most rugged and spectacular cycling events and returns to the spectacular Canadian Rocky Mountains July 22-28, 2019.

Event Date: 
Sunday, July 28, 2019
Time: 
11:00am - 1:00pm

When 100+ riders roll into the finish line for the Transrockies Classic Finish, 100+ kids’ aged 3 – 9 will be enjoying a fun bike rally.

The event is FREE and is limited to the first 150 kids to register.

The rally takes about 30 minutes and kids’ must be accompanied by a parent. Start times begin at 11am at GearHub and end at 12:30pm.

Event Date: 
Repeats every day 1 times. Also includes Wed Aug 14 2019, Wed Aug 28 2019.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Time: 
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Join at the Fernie Aquatic Center (at the Gazebo) before the weekly Fernie Women on Wheels (FWOW) Ladies Ride for a 'Get to Know Your Bike' workshop held by Cindy Sleeman of Straight Line Bike & Ski.

You will learn how to change a tire, adjust the shocks, adjust the seat so it's right for you! And anything else bike related. Come with questions and ready to go for a ride afterwards! All abilities welcome.*

Event Date: 
Monday, July 22, 2019
Time: 
10:00am - 2:00pm

If you're interested in hiking, mountain biking, social media, tourism, camping, backcountry adventures and exploring our beautiful province, then this is the workshop for you.

Free, all welcome. Limited spaces available. 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Please contact Sandra at bccoordinator@adventuresmart.ca

Event Date: 
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Time: 
10:00am - 5:00pm

If you’re a mountain biker (or want to become one!), this day belongs to you! So please join in celebrating the “Official Holiday of Mountain Biking” - Saturday, July 20th – INTERNATIONAL RIDE MTB DAY!

Today's fun will include:
10am - 1pm - Discover Mountain Biking (package includes lift, lesson & rental)
10:30am - 12:30pm - Kids Bike Skills with FAR Bike Coach (FREE!)
1:30 - 4:30pm - Peak to Park to Pint Bike Tour
Retail Sale! 30% off all bike gear (including helmets)

Event Date: 
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Aug 23 2019.
Friday, July 12, 2019
Friday, July 19, 2019
Friday, July 26, 2019
Friday, August 2, 2019
Friday, August 9, 2019
Friday, August 16, 2019
Friday, August 23, 2019
Time: 
5:00pm - 10:00pm

What better way to spend a Friday evening than with friends, a cold beverage in hand and a few games? They'll be offering free yard games every Friday in July and August for you to enjoy: Corn Hole, Ladder Ball, Giant Jenga and more!

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 7, 2019
Time: 
7:30am - 2:00pm

One mountain town, two mountain girls, with a mutual love for trails, races, sweat & exhilaration. And so was born Fernie’s First Annual Mountain Duathlon in 2010. This year, to mark the race's 10th Anniversary, they're planning another fantastically fun race for all the family, celebrating the amazing terrain and trails available in Fernie.

RACE INFO: Trail Running & Mountain Biking Duathlon.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Time: 
5:00pm - 11:00pm

Show off your paddleboarding skills in Fernie's annual paddleboard race hosted by Mountain High Adventures. All skill levels welcome, no experienced required. All proceeds to the future Fernie Surf Park.

Entry Fee: $35. Register Online