Considering Private Education?
Investigate All Your Options In One Highly Informative Afternoon – at the Calgary Private School Expo!
Our Kids Calgary Private School Expo Details:
When: Sunday September 18, 2016
Time: 12-4 pm
Where: Hyatt Regency Calgary
Address: 700 Centre Street SE, Calgary AB
Calgary Classes for Kids, Fall 2016 Edition:
Great Extracurricular Programs You AND Your Kids Will Love
Art, music, drama, social clubs and educational enrichment… there are a lot of extracurricular activities that your kids could take part in. Here at Family Fun Calgary, we want to make it easier for you to find quality extracurricular programs that you AND your kids will love. We’ll be adding to this page regularly so come back often to see what’s new.
Also, don’t miss our great information on sports/
Youth Singers of Calgary programs provides a fantastic “show choir” experience, from introductory to advanced. For ages 3+.
When: regular programs run September through June
Where: Performing Arts Youth Centre
Address: 1371 Hastings Crescent SE, Calgary AB
Amicus Recreation lets kids with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD experience fun recreational activities, with the added benefit of social skills lessons! For ages 8-15.
When: currently registering for programs in September – November 2016
Where: Foothills Academy (some programs take place in other locations too)
Address: 745 37 Street NW, Calgary AB
Sonata Yamaha School of Music
Sonata School of Music, an authorized Yamaha School, offers group and private lessons for children and adults in SW Calgary. For ages 2-12.
When: now registering for group & private classes, Fall 2016
Where: Sonata School of Music
Address: #344, 2335 – 162 Avenue SW, Calgary AB
From tiny tots to experienced competitors, Gymtastics gym clubs aim to provide the best gymnastics programs in Calgary – for fun, fitness and sport! For ages 18 months+.
South Location: 160, 7260-12th st. SE, Calgary AB
South Phone: 403-254-9010
North Location: Bay 101, 1108 53 ave NE, Calgary AB
North Phone: 403-718-9030
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Calgary Minor Soccer Association
The Calgary Minor Soccer Association is the parent organization that oversees all of the area’s minor soccer clubs. Their website has a great page outlining how to register your child in local soccer. The outdoor season in Calgary is on the short side, but indoor soccer is very popular over the winter!
Flexibility, grace, strength and focus… all part of learning and practicing gymnastics. If your child has been wowed by the gymnasts at this summer’s Olympic games in Rio, why not get them learning some moves of their own at a local gym?
Calgary Gymnastics Centre
Now with two locations in Calgary (Canada Olympic Park and Country Hills Blvd NE), Calgary Gymnastics Centre strives to develop physical literacy and create a life-long love for health and physical fitness in their students. With gymnastics programs starting as young as 4 years old.
From preschool to recreational to competitive programs, the coaching philosophy at Gymtastics concentrates on each individual’s personal growth: emotionally, mentally and physically. Kids can start as young as 18 months old.
Basketball & Volleyball
STRYKER Sports, with its SUNS Basketball Academy, SUNS Higher Hoops advanced basketball, STARS (Basic) and Rising Stars (Advanced) Volleyball programs has programs for every level of player from 6 to 14 years old. Their programs are offered in locations across Calgary and in Okotoks.
Stars Basketball, located in the South Fish Creek Recreation Complex, offers multi-week basketball programs for kids in Kindergarten through Grade 9. STARS prides itself on fair play, positive attitudes, and character building related to self-esteem, self-respect and teamwork.
Located in SE Calgary, Genesis Basketball is a grassroots program that offers player development programs for boys and girls 5 and older. Their coaches are not only former University and College players but also teachers, mentors and role models; the club has a great mini training facility called The LAB.
Climbing & Bouldering
Kids climbing the walls at home? Put all that energy to good use with a course in climbing or bouldering. These sports, in addition to being great physical exercise and strength builders, will teach your kids valuable lessons in self-confidence, creative problem solving, focus and taking reasonable risks to achieve their goals.
Calgary Climbing Centre
With four locations in Calgary, the Calgary Climbing Centre offers a myriad of climbing classes for the whole family. And if your kids aren’t ready to commit to a full program, they can try it out during a 2-hour drop-in for 4-14 year olds. Registered programs start at age 6 and the centre has competitive teams too.
Climbing is available at YMCA Calgary‘s Saddletowne, Shawnessy and South Health Campus locations. From 4 years old up to teens, kids and youth can learn all there is to know about this great sport and strive for personal improvement!
The Crux Climbing & Bouldering
One of the tallest climbing gyms in North America, The Crux still caters to the shorter set, offering kids’ programs like introductory lessons, kids’ drop-in times (complete with supervision) and even a recreational/developmental Junior Climbing Team.
Recreational & Competitive Swim Clubs
Swim clubs abound in Calgary. Whether focused on producing competent swimmers who love to compete against their own personal goals, or competitive swimmers who live to race others to the other end of the pool, they will all help your kids become better swimmers. Swim Alberta has a great list of Swim Clubs in Alberta, sorted by city.
Calgary Aquabelles Synchronized Swimming Club
With 50 years of synchronized swimming excellence (including producing a number of world and Olympic champions!), theAquabelles coaches are some of the best in the sport and the Club prides itself on teaching proper technique and fundamentals to ensure your child reaches their personal best. For kids aged 7+.
Calgary Elite Synchro
From pre-competitive (introductory) to national competitive programs, Calgary Elite Synchro strives to develop technically sound, well rounded synchronized swimmers. The club fosters a positive and competitive environment where all girls are given the tools to reach their own specific goals. For ages 6+.
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