The Cavalry FC are pleased to partner with the Spruce Meadows Leg Up Foundation to support Lucy Tries Sports, a book series created by veteran sports journalist - and Sport Calgary board member - Lisa Bowes and illustrated by James Hearne.
Leadercast Live is the largest one-day leadership event in the world and will broadcast live each year from Atlanta to select locations around the globe. We are proud to be a host site in Calgary and look forward to adding some amazing local, sport themed, content that will inspire us all to be stronger leaders. Tickets available now!
The YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange is a unique national exchange program that brings together youth from various communities across the country. Participating youth, aged 16 and 17, have the opportunity to improve their second official language skills, and gain important employment experience through a work placement while on their exchange.
Stranded: Water Valley summons the wilderness warrior in all of us, bringing together 18 competitors from diverse backgrounds to the great outdoors, with nothing but a container of rice, a sleeping bag and their wits. This event requires grit, passion, stamina and a love of community. Our contestants put it all on the line to fundraise for our programs, while undertaking grueling physical challenge in all types of weather (rain, cold, intense heat, bugs). They endure intense competition, broken alliances, and sabotage, all while being followed by a film crew. We invite YOU to join us as a contestant.
Calgary Field is an inclusive, family focused, and professional environment. Practices are engaging and high-tempo, focusing on fundamental lacrosse skills further building a passion for the sport of lacrosse while having fun! Inclusively, registration is open to all boys and girls residing in the Province of Alberta. Co-ed programming is available for Mini-Tyke to Tyke age groups. Boys and Girls specific programming is offered for Novice to U19 age groups.
The Calgary Youth Foundation, a program of Youth Central, has just opened their Spring 2019 granting cycle. This is an exciting opportunity for youth-initiated projects to apply for up to $2000 in funding.
Cavalry FC will be putting on a free soccer clinic for youth ages 8 -17, sponsored by Genesis Builders. The clinic will take place at the Genesis Center on March 22, 2019 from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Cavalry FC Head Coach & General Manager Tommy Wheeldon Jr. along with some of players from Cavalry FC will be on site teaching the clinic.
WinSport has designed an 8-week, fully inclusive multi-sport program for all Calgarians with and without physical disabilities to discover adapted wheelchair sport opportunities. this program. Each week, participants will be introduced to a different wheelchair sport delivered by expert coaches from local and provincial sport organizations in each respective sport. Having the sport organizations lead the sessions gives the participants the best experience possible.
Competitive adult swimmers who quit swimming as youths before returning to the sport later in life reported that they originally left because of an unsatisfactory social experience rather than training overload, according to new research out of the University of Alberta.
For more than 15 years, the Autism Aspergers Friendship Society of Calgary (AAFS) has been a leader in providing innovative sport and recreation programming for individuals with autism. Over the past year alone, AAFS has piloted rugby, hockey and boxing programs. On April 5, AAFS will kick-off its new lacrosse program - AAFSLAX.
The Calgary Kangaroos will partner with Crowfoot Minor Hockey Association to lead all peewee teams through dry-land training sessions in Australian football. These sessions will be specifically designed around team requirements, to give each team an off-ice experience in a novel sport that provides developmental opportunities.
On Wednesday afternoon, Duncan introduced an investigation unit for national sport organizations, multi-sport service organizations and Canadian sport centres. She says it will be an independent unit sports groups can call in to investigate all alleged incidents of harassment, abuse and discrimination.
The Sport Services department at Repsol Sport Centre is selling three floatables products. If you or any of your family partners are interested, please have them contact our Aquatics manager Kelsey Parnell at Kparnell@repsolsport.com.
From its innovative human performance labs to its Olympic training facilities, the University of Calgary’s sports-related programs received high accolades Tuesday, as the institution was ranked among the best in the world for studying sports and exercise sciences.
It's cold outside but we have some news to warm your hearts – Flying Trapeze season is just around the corner! We would like to announce our Early Bird discount pricing for participants who purchase their Flying Trapeze classes before April 1, 2019. Take advantage of this special offer and save 10% off our regular 2019 season prices.
CASE has worked diligently to advocate for skateboarding in Calgary, including developing a Skateboarding Amenities Strategy in 2011 in partnership with the City of Calgary, which has lead to nearly $4M of outdoor skateboard parks. Other notable achievements include changing the bylaws for skateboard ramps on private property, and some news coming down the pipe soon in regards to allowing skateboarding in bike lanes.
The Faculty of Kinesiology, the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre and the Integrated Concussion Research Program at the University of Calgary now hosts a massive open online course (MOOC) on concussion.
Sport Calgary's own Catriona Le May Doan joined Global News Morning Calgary and CityTV’s Breakfast Television earlier this week with details on All Sport One City, a free week of sport that provides opportunities for adults to try or rediscover a new sport for free!
YMCA Calgary will soon be introducing a new YMCA facility in southeast Calgary. Named after Brookfield Residential for its transformational investment in community, wellness and belonging, this new 330,000 sq .ft. facility will be situated in the community of Seton.
Sport Calgary board member Lisa Bowes and her latest book, Lucy TriesHockey, promotes family-based active play, which has been shown time and time again, that kids are more likely to participate in physical activity when parents set the example.
The Calgary Tennis Club is the largest and oldest tennis club in Calgary (est. 1889) and is looking at giving back more to the community. CTC is offering their clubhouse for very affordable rental space for other sport organizations in the City to utilize.