Welcome to the Nature Centre's new website - Learn about our Online Scavenger Hunt Contest!

Self-Directed Programs

We have developed a variety of outdoor self-guided programs, activities, and on-line educational videos.

scavenger hunt map

Explore our new website to see if you can find all of the characters to decode a secret message!

adults geocaching in Lethbridge river valley

There are 518+ geocaches hidden around Lethbridge - can you find them all?

Discovery Walk TV title card

Can't get outside? Come for a virtual walk with naturalist Ruth and explore the river valley!


Discover the snakes of Alberta and the four species found in Lethbridge.

birds-eye view of the Helen Schuler Nature Centre, photo by Robert Kruk

The Nature Centre's LEED-certified building is designed for sustainability and overall efficiency.

adult dressed up as a deer news anchor

Tune in and join Jr. Naturalists leader Taylor as he explores the coulees and Oldman river valley in spring!

river valley conservation group in action near Oldman river

Take action wherever water meets land and help us understand the types of garbage affecting our shorelines!

StoryWalk Around Town kit

Sign out a kit from Lethbridge Public Library: get a book, activities, map & adventure supplies!

view from Cottonwood Park in Lethbridge (looking east)

Translated as "Our Territory Shapes Who We Are", this video is part of our River Valley exhibition.

river valley cleanup volunteers in action

Join our made-in-Lethbridge signature conservation program! Help to preserve and protect natural areas!

The City of Lethbridge acknowledges that we are gathered on the lands of the Blackfoot people of the Canadian Plains and pays respect to the Blackfoot people past, present and future while recognizing and respecting their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship to the land. The City of Lethbridge is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region III.