Athlete Health and Safety Conference



Special Olympics Calgary’s registered athletes, their parent/guardian/caregiver, and our volunteers are invited to attend a conference to learn more about living a healthy and safe lifestyle.

Information will be provided on nutrition, healthy choices, different ways to stay active, personal safety tips, 'no means no', some hands on self defense training and a special guest speaker! These tips and tools will help the athletes in their everyday life.


Conference details 

When: Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 10:00am - 2:00pm (Check in starts at 9:00am)
Where: Calgary Heritage Christian Academy - 2003 McKnight Blvd NE

What to look forward to:


Sobeys will host one of the sessions, sharing nutritional information on healthy eating habits, common food myths, a hands-on snack making, and will provide a nutritional lunch for the attendees.


Safe 4 life

Safe4Life programs teach a range of ages and ability levels how to: Prepare for dangerous encounters before they happen, Avoid risky situations, Establish a solid safety plan, Develop the confidence and skills to keep you safe for life. Their classes are taught within the context of "Experiential Learning". Participants get to feel and experience the empowerment that comes from knowing that they can fend off or escape a dangerous situation.



Dubasov is a Calgary based company which offers children, youth and adults with disabilities the opportunity to express and free themselves through movement and the arts. They specialize in Dance, Movement, Yoga, Music, Creative & Performing Arts programs. They will provide a session which includes dance and yoga, to showcase different ways to stay active.



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Calgary Stampeders linebacker, #49....Alex Singleton will be joining us Saturday as our special guest! He will be speaking on his training and eating, and what it means to him to be a healthy athlete. There might even be an opportunity for autographs and pictures...


Come back to see more updates! 



You must register to attend. Please call the office or email
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Please include the following:
- SOC athlete's name
- Whether a parent/caregiver will be attending with them
- Any food allergies/dietary concerns


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