Explore Cochrane's Amenities Add some living to your life.

Schools, shopping, restaurants? Yes, Yes, Yes. In fact, Cochrane has been around for over 100 years, so let’s also add things like a burgeoning arts community, year-round festivals and four-season recreational fun.

Put even simpler, if your life in Cochrane were a MacKay's ice cream cone, it would be an everlasting waffle cone stacked with every one of the many flavours.

  • Cochrane Daycares/Dayhomes

    Need to make plans for your kids during the day? Cochrane has day homes and preschools; all local providers licensed to operate as businesses in Cochrane are listed on the Town of Cochrane website.

  • Sports & Recreation
    Cochrane has 24 playgrounds, 11 soccer pitches, 8 ball diamonds, 2 tennis courts, 2 outdoor rinks, 1 swimming pool, 1 skateboard park and over 30 kms of paved and red shale pathways. link
  • Shopping & Services

    The best amenities

    It’s all here! Cochrane offers an array of conveniences to enhance your lifestyle. you’ll discover that anything you desire is nearby. Only minutes from shopping, services and restaurants.

  • Things to do in Cochrane
    Cochrane has a wide variety of things to do — indoors and out, planned and spontaneous, for families, groups and individuals. link
  • Parks and Pathways
    Cochrane proudly maintains approximately nine percent of its land as parks and open spaces. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy nearly two dozen parks (many with playgrounds), summer fishing in trout ponds, outdoor skating in winter, and over 30 km of pathways all year round. link
  • Cochrane Schools
    Cochrane is home to schools from both the public Rocky View School Division as well as the separate Calgary Catholic School District and the Francophone school system link