Outdoor Play in the Early Years Conference 2024

April 12 and 13, in Calgary, Alberta

Your hosts for this conference are:


Children need to be outdoors. This conference will inspire you to be outside with children in a way that honours their creativity, curiosity and learning. Join us outdoors!

Approved for PD Funding for Early Childhood Educators along with 10.5 hours of release time

Time and Date

Friday April 12, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Saturday April 13, 8:30 am - 5 pm


Calgary, Alberta

Woodcliff United Church and Edworthy Park

5010 Spruce Drive SW, Calgary


$210.00 + GST

  • Includes snacks on Friday evening and Saturday
  • Lunch on Saturday
  • Panel discussion on Friday evening
  • Choose from 28 different sessions on Saturday!
  • Want to register 3 or more educators? We can offer a 10% discount.  Contact Christina for the code to use during registration.
  • Are you a student? Contact Christina we have a limited number of reduced fee registrations for students.
  • Approved for funding for Early Childhood Educators along with 10.5 hours of release time.

Who should come?

Do you work with young children between 0-7 years old?

You need to attend,


Are you an early childhood educator, grade K-3 teacher, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, or psychologist?

You need to attend.


Are you looking for inspiration and practical ideas to support you in getting children outdoors?

You need to attend.

We all learn best through play. Come experience outdoor play and learning through hands-on workshops with passionate educators! Choose from 28 different sessions.

The full session descriptions will be posted soon. Stay tuned!


Where is the nearest hotel? The Four Points by Sheraton Calgary West is about a 10-minute drive from the venue. We have secured a reduced rate of $139/night + taxes for a traditional king or queen or king suite. To book a room, call the front desk at 403-288-4441 and mention Outdoor Play in the Early Years, or click here to book online.



Images from the 2023 Conference