Program Descriptions


All specific sport programs are for individuals 8 years and older. For interested participants age 2-7, please view information on our Young Athletes programs

 

2016-2017 PROGRAM INFORMATION 

5 PIN BOWLING                                                                                                  Cost: $140

These programs are designed to teach bowling skills from beginner to advanced levels. Instruction includes bowling techniques, coordination improvement, concentration enhancement, rules and etiquette.

Times

NORTH 
BOWLING DEPOT #146, 5255 McCall Way NE
Saturdays: October 1, 2016 – March 18, 2017                             12:00pm – 2:00pm


SOUTH
PARADISE LANES, 3411-17 Ave SE 
Saturdays: October 1, 2016 – March 18, 2017                           1:00pm – 3:00pm

     
CHINOOK
CHINOOK I 
Saturdays: October 1, 2016 – March 18, 2017                       11:00am – 1:00pm
Chinkook Mall Bowladrome, 6455 MacLeod Trail South

CHINOOK II (Youth 8-17 yrs)
Saturdays: October 1, 2016 – March 18, 2017                         1:30pm – 3:30pm
Chinook Mall Bowladrome, 6455 MacLeod Trail South

Please note: Only the Bowling Depot location is wheelchair accessible. Other locations all involve stairs

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10 PIN BOWLING                                                                                                Cost: $100

This program is designed to teach bowling skills from beginner to advanced levels. Instruction includes bowling techniques, coordination improvement, concentration enhancement, rules and etiquette. The program runs 2-3 times per month as per schedule in program calendar

Times

Varying Saturdays: October 1, 2016  – April 8, 2017
Let’s 10 Pin Bowlarama, 2916 – 5 Ave NE                                    10:00am – 12:00pm


2016-2017 Scheduled dates
Oct 1, 15, 29
Nov 12, 26
Dec 3, 17
Jan 7, 14, 21
Feb 4, 11, 25
Mar 4, 11, 18
April 1, 8

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ALPINE SKIING                                                                                                   Cost: $125

This program is designed to teach downhill skiing through the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Dryland training is a mandatory part of this program and concentrates on improving cardio, strength and flexibility in preparation for the on-snow activity.

Times

Dry land Training:
Mondays: October 17, 2016 – November 28, 2016                          7:00pm – 8:00pm
Calgary Jewish Centre, 1607 – 90 Ave SW                              

Skiing:
Sundays: December 4, 2016 – February 26, 2017                           Development: 9:30am – 11:30am
Canada Olympic Park, 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW                Intermediate/Advanced: 9:30am – 1:00pm

Please Note: There is no where to store equipment at the ski hill.
                  Skis must be brought to each program or rented at facility.

                  Canada Olympic Park is not accessible through city transit

 

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ATHLETICS                                                                                                           Cost: $40

This program is designed to teach all levels (novice/intermediate/advanced) basic track and field skills. Instruction on sprinting, distance running, high jump, long jump and shot put is offered in this program.

Times

Novice/Intermediate:
Indoor: Huntington Hills Community Association, 520 78 Ave NW
Mondays: April 3-24, 2017                                                           6:30pm – 8:00pm
Outdoor: Calgary Rotary Challenger Park, 3688 – 48 Ave NE
Mondays: May 1, 2017 – June 26, 2017                                         6:30pm – 8:00pm

Please Note: The Rotary Challenger Park is not accessible through city transit

Advanced:
Indoor: Calgary Jewish Centre, 1607 – 90 Ave SW                       6:30pm – 8:00pm
Mondays: March 6, 2017 – April 24, 2017                
Outdoor: Glenmore Athletic Park, 5300-19thSt SW                      7:00pm – 8:30pm
Mondays: May 1, 2017 – June 26, 2017 

            

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BADMINTON                                                                                                       Cost: $30

This program is NEW to Special Olympics Calgary this year. It will be a demonstration sport to introduce athletes to the basic fundamentals of badminton. Emphasis will be placed on birdie hitting and striking techniques, and rules and strategy. Limited spots available


Times
Sundays: October 16, 2016 – November 27, 2016                             1:30pm – 3:30pm
Calgary Winter Club, 4611-14 St NW                        

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BASKETBALL                                                                                                       Cost: $40

This program is designed to teach basketball skills from the development - advanced levels. Instruction on passing, catching, shooting and dribbling are provided through both drills and scrimmage.

Times
Development
Wednesdays: March 1, 2017 - June 21, 2017                              6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cecil Swanson Elementry, 4820 Rundlewood Dr NE     

Novice
Wednesdays: March 1, 2017 - June 21, 2017                            6:30pm - 8:00pm
Chief Justice Milvain School, 3428 - 42 St NE 

Intermediate
Wednesdays: March 1, 2017 - June 21, 2017                              7:00pm - 8:30pm
Don Hartman North East Sportsplex, 5206 – 68 Street NE

Advanced:
Group 1
Mondays: February 27, 2017 – June 19, 2017                               6:30pm - 8:00pm
Annie Foote School, 6320 Temple Dr NE

Group 2
Wednesday:
March 1st - 15th
Foothills Academy, 745 - 37 St NW                                       6:30pm – 8:00pm
Mondays: 
March 20st – June 19th
St. Helena Junior High School, 320 64 Ave NW                       6:30pm – 8:00pm

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BOCCE                                                                                                                   Cost: $30

This program teaches the basic rules and skills needed to play Bocce. Program will be open to all levels of abilities and only available as an outdoor program.

Times
Saturdays: April 22, 2017 – June 24, 2017                                   10:00 am – 11:30am
Tuxedo Park Community Centre, 202 29th Avenue NE

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CROSS COUNTRY SKIING                                                                                  Cost: $80

This program is designed to teach cross country skills from beginner to advanced levels. Skiing techniques/skills, as well as safety, fitting of equipment, dryland practice and on-snow instruction will be incorporated into the program. Dry land training is mandatory. Ski rentals are not included.

Times
­Dry land Training:
Saturdays: October 15 – November 26, 2016                       9:00am – 10:30am
Foothills Academy, 745 - 37 Street NW

Skiing:
Saturdays: December 3, 2016 – February 25, 2017                  9:30am - 11:30am
Canmore Nordic Centre, 1988 Olympic Way, Canmore AB

Please Note: Ski rentals are not included and transportation is not provided

  
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CURLING                                                                                                               Cost: $30

This program is designed to introduce athletes to the basic fundamentals associated with curling. Emphasis will be placed on rock throwing and sweeping techniques as well as rules and strategies. Athletes will have the opportunity to develop their skills through individual instruction and game situations. Athletes should dress warmly as the curling rink is not heated.

Times
Sundays: October 16, 2016 – March 26, 2017                             4:00pm – 6:00pm
Calgary Winter Club, 4611-14 St NW      

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FIGURE SKATING and LEARN TO SKATE                                                       

This program is designed to teach all levels of basic figure skating skills. Given demonstration and practice will allow athletes to advance to figures, pairs and dance, as well as team precision skating.

Development                                         Cost: $75

Sundays: October 23, 2016 – March 26, 2017                           11:00am - 12:30pm
Canada Olympic Park Ice Complex, 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW


Competitive                                          
Cost: $100
The competitive level includes Skate Canada membership

Sundays: October 23, 2016 – March 26, 2017                           10:30am - 12:30pm
Canada Olympic Park Ice Complex, 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW

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FLOOR HOCKEY                                                                                                 Cost: $75

When athletes register for the floor hockey program they will be required to attend a skills assessment. From that they will be placed in the appropriate division based on the athletes ability level. If an athlete has not played floor hockey before, they are encouraged to register in development. Athletes will be able to move among divisions based on the coaches assessment.

The floor hockey program provides the opportunity to develop skills through both drills and scrimmage. Novice and intermediate levels may involve some body contact during play. Development level: body contact and slap shots are not allowed.

Please note: athletes must provide their own helmet that has full face protection, shin guards – soccer shin guards are acceptable, gloves and clean indoor shoes, which are required at all practices and games.

Floor Hockey Assessment night for athletes new to the sport or returning athletes wanting to change levels:
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

 

Development:       
Wednesdays: October 5, 2016 – February 22, 2017                      7:00pm – 8:30pm
Calgary Jewish Centre, 1607 – 90 Ave SW


Novice:
Wednesdays: October 5, 2016 – February 22, 2017                      6:30pm – 8:30pm
Don Hartman North East Sportsplex, 5206 – 68 Street NE
AND Cecil Swanson Elementary School, 4820 Rundlewood Dr NE

Novice Floor Hockey 2016-2017 schedule

 
Intermediate:
Wednesdays: October 5, 2016 – February 22, 2017                        
Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Centre, 1320 – 5 Ave NW          7:00pm – 8:30pm
AND Foothills Academy,745 – 37 Street NW                                  6:30pm – 8:30pm

Intermediate Floor Hockey 2016-2017 schedule     

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GOLF

GOLF LESSONS

This program is designed to teach the basic fundamentals of golf: driving, chipping and putting, as well as introduce the participant to the rules and etiquette of the game. Equipment will be provided. Athletes can only sign up for one of the lesson times.

Lessons 1: Tuesdays                                             Cost: $30
May 2, 2017 – May 23, 2017                                   7:00pm -8:30pm
Eaglequest Golf Dome at Fox Hollow, 999 – 32 Ave NE

Lessons 2: Tuesdays                                              Cost: $30
June 6, 2017 – June 27, 2017                                   7:00pm -8:30pm
Eaglequest Golf Dome at Fox Hollow, 999 – 32 Ave NE

 

GOLF PROGRAM

This program is designed to give athletes hands on experience on the course developing and strengthening their driving, chipping and putting techniques. Golf experience is necessary and evaluations will take place to ensure this is an appropriate level for the athlete.

Intermediate:                                                                                             Cost: $70
Tuesdays: May 2, 2017 – June 27, 2017                                    7:00pm -8:30pm
Eaglequest Golf Dome at Fox Hollow, 999 – 32 Ave NE
AND The Winston Golf Club (formerly known as The Elks Lodge and Golf Club), 2502 6 Street NE

Advanced:                                                                                                Cost: $70
Tuesdays: May 2, 2017 – June 27, 2017                                      7:00pm - 8:30pm
McCall Lake Golf Course, 1600 32 Ave NE
AND The Winston Golf Club (formerly known as The Elks Lodge and Golf Club), 2502 6 Street NE

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HEALTH & FITNESS                                                                                              Cost: $30

This program is designed for both the recreational individual looking to improve their overall health, as well as for the more competitive individual who is looking to challenge themselves to build on and improve their current fitness level. Weekly Fitness themes will provide individuals the opportunity to improve physical strength, aerobic endurance, balance, flexibility and health habits. Registered individuals will take part in a fitness assessment in the first week, and then be placed in either the Active for Life or Learning to Train group based on their ability. Both groups train at the same time and location. 

The Fitness program provides the opportunity to be exposed to new fitness activities and challenges in a group exercise format, consistently working on improving ones overall health in a fun and supportive environment. 

This is a group based exercise setting and not a one on one coach to athlete format.

Please note: This program is split into two different groups throughout the year. Athletes can only sign up for one of the groups

Times

Group 1                                             Cost: $30
Thursdays: October 20, 2016 – January 12, 2017                               6:30pm - 8:00pm
ATB Financial Corporate Campus, 3599 - 63 Ave NE

Group 2:                                               Cost: $30
Thursdays: January 19, 2017 – March 30, 2017                                   6:30pm -8:00pm
ATB Financial Corporate Campus, 3699 - 63 Ave NE

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 POWERLIFTING                                                                                                   Cost: $60

Athletes will be training not only to perform the three associated lifts in powerlifting; deadlift, bench press and squat, but athletes will learn the benefits of being physically active and will see the benefits of weight training.

*Note: Athletes should wear gym clothing as they will be working out. Running shoes, shorts/track pant, and a shirt will allow them to move comfortably. Coaches may make suggestions for any additional attire etc. Athletes that have tested positive for Atlanto –Axial Dislocation CANNOT compete in the SQUAT event.

Times
Wednesdays: March 1, 2017 – June 28, 2017                              6:00pm – 8:30pm
Athletic Development Centre at Calgary Central Sportsplex, 401 – 33 St NE 

Please Note: There are two sessions running in this time frame. Athletes will be placed into one 1 hour and 15 min session.

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RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS                                                                                    Cost: $50

This program is designed to teach all levels of basic rhythmic gymnastics skills as well as individual and group routines. Instruction on hoop, ribbon, club and ball techniques are included.

Times
Wednesdays: March 1, 2017 - June 28, 2017                                6:30pm – 8:30pm
Calgary Jewish Centre, 1607 90 Ave SW

Please Note: There are two sessions running in this time frame. Athletes will be placed into one 1 hour session.

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SNOWSHOEING                                                                                                   Cost: $40

This program is designed to teach basic snowshoeing skills from beginner to intermediate levels. Techniques, as well as safety, fitting of equipment, dryland training and on-snow instruction is offered. Equipment is provided.

Times
Sundays: November 6, 2016 – February 26, 2017                             1:00pm – 2:00pm
Glenmore Athletic Park, 5300 19 St SW


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SOCCER                                                                                                                Cost: $50

This program offers four levels of play: youth, development, novice, intermediate and advanced. Instruction is provided to teach kicking, passing and ball handling techniques, as well as teamwork and game rules. The program will include indoor training before moving outside.

YOUTH
DEVELOPMENT
NOVICE

INTERMEDIATE
ADVANCED

Times:

April 20, 2017 - June 29, 2017
Thursdays: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Huntington Hills soccer field – closest drop off  320-64 Ave NW click here to see map

Further program information will be sent to registered athletes before the program starts

     

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SOFTBALL                                                                                                            Cost: $40

This program is designed to develop throwing, catching and hitting skills. Athletes will gain knowledge of rules of the game through both drills and scrimmage. Athletes new to slopitch are encouraged to start at the development level and based on the skill level will move among divisions based on the coaches assessment.

Development (T-Ball):
Indoor: Absolute Baseball Academy, 2221 Crowchild Trail NW
      Sundays: April 9, 2017 – May 14, 2017                              10:00am – 11:30am
Outdoor: Tuxedo Park - Corner of 30th Ave and 2nd St NE
      Sundays: May 28, 2017 – June 25, 2017                             10:00am – 11:30am
 
Novice:
Indoor: Absolute Baseball Academy, 2221 Crowchild Trail NW      
      Sundays: April 9, 2017 – May 14, 2017                             10:00am – 12:00pm
Outdoor: Calgary Rotary Challenger Park, 3688 – 48 Ave NE
      Sundays: May 28, 2017 – June 25, 2017                             10:00am – 12:00pm

Please Note: The Rotary Challenger Park is not accessible through city transit
 
Intermediate:
Indoor: Absolute Baseball Academy, 2221 Crowchild Trail NW
   Sundays: April 9, 2017 – May 14, 2017                              12:00pm – 2:00pm
Outdoor: Huntington Hills Community Centre, 520 78 Ave NW
   Sundays: May 28, 2017 – June 25, 2017                                10:00am – 12:00pm

 
Advanced:
Indoor: Absolute Baseball Academy, 2221 Crowchild Trail NW
    Sundays: April 9, 2017 – May 14, 2017                               12:00pm – 2:00pm
Outdoor: Bridgeland-Riverside Diamond, McDougall Road & 11th St NE
    Saturdays: May 27, 2017 – June 24, 2017                                10:00am – 12:00pm
    Sundays: July 16, 2017 – July 30, 2017                                10:00am – 12:00pm

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SPEED SKATING and Learn to Speed Skate                                          Cost: $100

This program is designed to teach all levels of basic speed skating techniques. Emphasis is placed on improving coordination, agility and conditioning to increase overall speed.

Times
 Sundays: October 2, 2016 – February 12, 2017                    3:00pm-4:45pm
        Olympic Oval, 2500 University Dr NW

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SWIMMING                                                                                                             Cost: $85

This program is focused from learning and developing skills needed to swim all the way to competitive stroke development. Athletes will be assessed and placed in the appropriate ability level.

Times

YOUTH (8-12yrs):
   Wednesdays: October 26, 2016 – March 29, 2017                   6:30pm – 8:00pm 
       Inglewood Pool, 1527 17 Ave SE

Development:
   Tuesdays: October 11, 2016 – March 28, 2017                          7:00pm - 8:30pm
       Vecova Recreation Centre, 3304 – 33rd St NW
 
Intermediate
   Tuesdays: October 18, 2016 – March 28, 2017                            6:30pm – 8:30pm
       SAIT Pool, 1301 – 16 Ave NW

Please Note: There are two sessions running in this time frame. Athletes will be placed into one 1 hour session.
 
Advanced
   Thursdays: October 20, 2016 – April 13, 2017                           6:30pm – 8:30pm
       SAIT Pool, 1301 – 16 Ave NW

Please Note: There are two sessions running in this time frame. Athletes will be placed into one 1 hour session.

*Swimming programs offered are not Red Cross certified lessons

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WALK AND RUN CLUB                                          Cost: $30

This program is designed for athletes who are interested in increasing their overall fitness level through cardio training. Athletes will have the choice to walk or run, practice stretching exercises, learn proper technique, and develop speed and endurance over the course of the program. This program will run outdoors, and is designed to improve the physical fitness, health and well-being of each athlete.

Times
 Tuesdays: April 18, 2017 - June 20, 2017                    6:30pm-8:00pm
        Calgary Curling Club, 720 - 3 St NW

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YOUNG ATHLETES

This family centered program is focused on introducing young athletes to the elements of an active lifestyle! It develops sport related motor skills along with training and competition while improving development of physical, cognitive and social abilities. Information surrounding nutrition, physical fitness and the importance of family support in developing a healthy and active lifestyle is also incorporated.

ACTIVE START (Age 2-6)

Times
Session 1: SUNDAYS                                                                                                                   Fee: $50
    October 16, 2016 – January 22, 2017                                 9:30am – 10:30am
        Renfrew Educational Services, 2050 – 21 St NE


Session 2: SATURDAYS                                                                                                             Fee: $50
    March 18, 2017 – June 24, 2017                                           9:30am – 10:30am
          Vecova - 3304-33 St NW



FUNDAMENTALS (Age 7-10)

Times
Session 1: SUNDAYS                                                                                                                  Fee: $50
    October 16, 2016 – January 22, 2017                                  10:45am – 12:00pm
          Renfrew Educational Services, 2050 – 21 St NE


Session 2: SATURDAYS                                                                                                             Fee: $50
    March 18, 2017 – June 24, 2017                                         10:45am – 12:00pm
          Vecova - 3304-33 St NW

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