Stagette Party Ideas
The Cypress Hills Destination Area offers the perfect destination for a fun Stagette or girlfriend getaway! Naturally the ladies of your bridal party can do any of the activities listed in the Stag section and vice versa – but here’s just a few ideas with an eye to the ladies.
Northern Lights Vintage Spa
Maple Creek, SK & Cypress Hills, SK
A great way to connect with your bridal party. Enjoy a cup of tea or a sit in the Infrared Sauna, while your companions enjoy a manicure, pedicure or massage. Spa can take up to 6-8 guests, with two serviced at a time. Can include wine/champagne or food services. Contact the spa to inquire about group rates, or check out this group Spa Getaway Package for four: http://www.visitcypresshills.ca/travel-deals/winter-spa_pkgs/
Only a short 20 min away from the Cypress Hills.
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday & After Hours: Prearrangement only
For appointments call:
ATV Guided Tours
Historic Reesor Ranch, West Block Cypress Hills
Located on the Historic Reesor Ranch in the Cypress Hills , you can now enjoy the first-ever ATV Tours of the Cypress Hills guided by the Historic Reesor Ranch! No experience needed!
Please note that these tours take place on private land using privately owned quads only. Use of ATV’s on any Interprovincial Park land is prohibited.
- Two hours of easy touring through private ranchlands over diverse terrain, among winding trails in deep spruce and pine forests.
- Two break stops to enjoy the views and take photos of the sites along the way which include stunning vistas of the Historic Reesor Ranch, Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park Wilderness Area, and Battle Creek Valley.
- Safety instruction and helmets
- Automatic 4 x 4 ATV’s
Cost: $89/person (plus fees/taxes)
Downward Goat Yoga
Grotto Gardens, Maple Creek, SK
Experience the calm, peaceful relaxation of connecting with nature, with Grotto Garden’s NEW Downward Goat Yoga! A relaxing yoga class led by experienced instructors, Downward Goat Yoga has the added benefit of a practise that takes place while Dwarf (mini) goats, wander peacefully around you.
It’s a chance to get a little “goat therapy” and “physical therapy” combined!
Classes run every Sunday at 11am in June and every Sunday and Thursday at 11am in July and August.
For more information or to book your class click on the “Check Availability” button below.
YMCA Camp Elkwater
Located in beautiful Elkwater, Alberta, Camp YMCA Elkwater has access to all of the wonderful fitness instructors you’ve come to know and love in Medicine Hat, who can put on a customized class or workshop specifically for your group. From guided hikes, to yoga classes, canoe lessons and more, Camp Elkwater also offers a one-of-a-kind high ropes course designed to challenge any adrenaline junkie in your group.
Kayaking with Carefree Adventures
SW Saskatchewan / Medicine Hat and Area
Enjoy either the Frenchman River, the Swift Current Creek, or Cypress Lake on one of the many other kayaking adventures available in the Cypress Hills Destination Area, provided by Carefree Adventures.
Book a Kayak, Wine and Yoga Package for a full day of fun!
$25.00 for 1 hour – introduction to basic kayaking, paddle strokes and safety
$45.00 for 2 hours
$65.00 for 3 hours
$80.00 for 4 hours.
(*Note: all prices are Carefree Park, Simmie only).
All tours include:
All necessary equipment, transportation of equipment, guides and instruction. Please note that Customers are responsible for their own transportation and footwear designed to be worn in water.
All tours must be booked in advance.
Tours can be customized to meet individual needs.
Cowtown Culinary Tour
Maple Creek, SK
p. 306.662.4005 (Maple Creek Visitor Centre).
A number of outstanding professional chefs have made Maple Creek their home, and as a result the Old Cowtown of Maple Creek offers incredible dining experiences to our residents and our visitors.
The Cowtown Culinary Tour visits each of these chefs in their resturants one by one as a part of a guided walking tour of the Maple Creek Heritage District. At each stop, our Chefs provide you with a sampling of Maple Creek’s culinary best!
You will spend approximately 20 minutes with each chef sampling their dishes, learning about their approach, and hearing the unique stories of their individual establishments.
As the tour moves from stop to stop your guide will also provide you with insights on the colourful western heritage of the Old Cowtown of Maple Creek.
Art Workshops / Paint Nights
Cypress Hills Destination Area
Artists abound in the Cypress Hills Destination Area! No matter what type of experience you are looking for, from Silk Scarf Dyeing, to Pottery or Paint Nights we can match your group up with an artist in the genre of your choosing. Pick from one of the venues below, or from one of the venues listed in our Meeting Venues page and host your own.
Pot(tery) Party | Nick Saville Pottery Studio, Eastend, SK
Summer: (May 22nd to August 28th): 12 pm – 6pm
Off Season: Call to open
Paint your own Nixavl Bowl – Classes run every Tuesday – May 22nd to August 28th 6:30pm-8:30pm OR get a group together and create your own party! 10 max. (*times and dates can be flexible, call Nick to discuss).
Includes coffee, tea, wine and a snack.
Choose from one of Nick’s flavour or design your own.
Space is limited (10 max) – advance registration and prepayment is a must.
Paint Nights | Jasper Lounge and Events Centre
p. (306) 662-2212
Office party? Date night? Girl’s night out? Perhaps you’re looking for a fun non-traditional bachelorette party idea? A Paint Night would be super fun!
Connie & Geoff Phillips are the artists who host PAINT NIGHTs at the Jasper Lounge & Event Centre in Downtown Maple Creek. They can also be booked for private parties hosted withint the Jasper Lounge & Event Centre’s private lounge.
Contact the Jasper to book your group during their regularly scheduled classes, or for a private event.
Brush & Bottle | Broken Spoke Fine Art Gallery
Enjoy a memorable evening with owner/artist Blaine Filthaut at the Broken Spoke Fine Art Gallery.
Blaine started hosting Brush & Bottle evenings over 10 years ago.
The evenings entails: Art, Wine, Music, Friends & Fun (Cost $75 pp)
- List of dates & respective painting on website: www.BrokenSpokeArtGallery.com
- Maximum 10 participants
- All materials provided
- Step by step guidance to complete the featured take home Acrylic painting
- Held at the Broken Spoke Fine Art Gallery
- Special Events welcome, (birthday, ladies night out, corporate team building, etc..)
- Special arrangements available, appetizers, etc.
Reserve your evening now… firstname.lastname@example.org
Studio Tours | Whitemud Pottery Studio
p. (306) 294-0400
Learn about the art of pottery – literally from the ground up. See the clay harvested from the nearby pits surrounding Eastend in the Frenchman River Valley, and watch the process from start to finish in a studio tour provided by owners Stephen Girard and Shon Profit.
Finish your tour with a customized lunch made at the Cafe Terra adjacent to the studio, and served on pottery made specifcially for the Cafe.
A well rounded outing for any group. Contact Whitemud Pottery for details and to arrange a tour.
Cypress Hills Destination Area
Choose from one of two series of horseback riding adventures in the Cypress Hills Destination Area:
The Historic Reesor Ranch
Come for the day, or enjoy an overnight or weekend stay in one of their cabins or Old Log Barn (made specifically for groups).
The perfect adventure for both experienced and inexperienced riders, have your team or organization book one of the many horseback riding adventures available at The Historic Reesor Ranch. Choose from an introduction to riding, a “Cattledrive 101” experience, a Cowboy Breakfast Ride, a Supper Ride, or a tailored made experience that suits the needs of your group.
*Available between May and September.
Cypress Hills, SK
The first Segway tour in a provincial park in western Canada!
Cost: $55 per tour
Payment with credit card, interact or cash.
Group & family rates available – must be 6 participants!
- July & August
- Daily – 10:00am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm & 6:00pm
- May, June & September
- Reduced hours (book by appointment)
Segway tours are off road – trails are beginner to expert – all training included.
- Helmets provided – can use own approved bike helmets
- Dress for the weather
- No open toed shoes
What Do I Need To Know?
- Guided tours off road
- Weight 70lbs to 250lbs
- Training included
- Tours are approximately 1 hour
- 48 hour cancellation required
- Located in the Amphitheatre parking lots
To book or for more information:
- Call or text – 306.661.9070
- Email – email@example.com
Maple Creek Golf Course
Redesigned by Franklin Russell in 1989, Maple Creek Golf Course & Club is a golf course ideal for your company event. Sporting panoramas of the scenic Cypress Hills from every hole, Maple Creek has loosely treed, level fairways that are easy on the legs. A number of strategically placed water hazards, sand bunkers and low lying trees can be encountered on many holes, creating a need for disciplined shot making.
Large Group rates available, contact clubhouse for details
Adult: Junior: (13-17) Power Cart:
9 Holes | $27 9 Holes | $8.41 9 Holes | $18
18 Holes | $36 18 Holes | $14.02 18 Holes | $27
Prices do not include GST or DMF