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Class & Program Guide - Winter/Spring 2017

Your Source for Information about Extracurricular Class and Program Choices!

ART

ALIKI’S ART HOUSE STUDIO

Address: 551 Northmount Drive NW

Phone: 403-667-7020

Email: info@alikisarthouse.com

Website: http://alikisarthouse.com

Aliki'sAliki’s Art House - a space and place where fun begins! Aliki’s proven step-by-step system teaches students of all ages how to draw in a variety of styles from realistic to abstract, while exploring a wide range of media. Learning how to draw will help improve a student’s concentration, attention, visual skills, problem-solving, and creativity. Our teachers are artists who are passionate about art education. Visit our website for creative experiences for all ages and dates of home school classes/workshops.

PASSION FOR GLASS LTD.

Address: 1534, 17 Avenue SW

Phone: 587-353-2153

Email: info@passionforglass.ca

Website: http://passionforglass.ca

Passion for Glass studio reveals the many creative possibilities in fused glass. After a short presentation about how to safely work with glass, experience this magical medium by exploring shapes, colors, and textures in designing your  own unique pieces of art. Passion for Glass is the only Calgary glass studio to offer in-studio or mobile service for all ages. Passion for Glass provides workshops, team-building events, birthday parties, and field trips for school and community programs.

YOUNG REMBRANDTS

Phone: 403-457-DRAW (3729)

Website: http://youngrembrandts.com/southernalberta

With over 25 years of experience, we know our program works because it’s not only hands-on and visual, it’s fun! Add to this our innovative guided instruction, topics that kids love and trained Young Rembrandts instructors, and we can take kids from thinking they’re not ‘artists’ to knowing they can achieve this, and everything else, they put their minds to. Watch your child reach a new level of potential with this engaging, award-winning program. Young Rembrandts is a different kind of learning and a powerful kind of fun.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

CALGARY ZOO

Phone: 403-232-9300

Website: http://calgaryzoo.com

The Calgary Zoo hosts a variety of family and kid-friendly programs including sleepovers, Spring break and PD camps, summer camps, and birthdays. These programs offer an opportunity to experience our animals and wild spaces like never before. Join us to create memories that last a lifetime!

GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA

Address: 2188 Brownsea Drive NW

Phone: 403-283-8348

Email: ggcinfo@calgarygirlguides.com

Website: http://calgarygirlguides.com

No two days in Guiding are the same! With the widest range of activities and units in every community, Guiding gives girls a chance to try different experiences every time. If your daughter is looking for fun and friendship, make sure she joins us today! Girls ages five to 17+ welcome. Women Leaders are needed in all communities. Volunteer today.

DANCE

ABSOLUTE DANCE INC.

Phone: 403-210-0188

Email: directors@absolutedanceinc.com

Website: http://absolutedanceinc.com

Absolute Dance is Calgary’s leading dance studio offering Mom & Tot, Children’s, Youth, Teen, and Adult classes for all ages, abilities, and experience levels. High quality training in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Acro, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, and Lyrical. Fitness and Dance Based Adult Programs including Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Barre Fitness, Cardio Kickboxing, Acro Yoga, TRX, Zumba, and Burlesque Fitness. We pride ourselves on our enthusiastic and qualified teachers, and great customer care. There are annual holiday productions, competitive companies, community performance opportunities, and the best dance-inspired birthday parties in the city. 

DANA M. LUEBKE: LANGUAGE OF MOVEMENT

Phone: 403-931-1527

Email: dana.luebke@sunergos.com

Website: http://languageofmovement.ca

Dana Luebke offers Brain Gym® and Movement Literacy workshops for parents, educators, and occupational therapists, and private sessions for anyone who wishes to be more effective at learning and living. A Licensed Brain Gym@ Instructor/Consultant and dancer with further training in Movement Exploration, Rhythmic Movement Training and reflex repatterning, he works with all ages and learning challenges.

EVOLUTIONS SCHOOL OF DANCE

Address: Currie Barracks

Phone: 403-819-0758

Email: info@evolutionsdance.com

Website: http://evolutionsdance.com

Evolutions School of Dance is a centrally-located dance school offering classes for all ages and abilities in a variety of disciplines including Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Ukrainian Dance, Preschool Dance, Parent & Tot, and more! Our experienced instructors provide programs that foster a fun, positive, and safe dance environment, which enables students to become creative and confident dancers while maintaining their individual expression. Register today!

FREE HOUSE® DANCE PLUS LTD.

Address: 2020, 12 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-282-0555

Email: fhdp@telusplanet.com

Website: http://freehousedance.com

Free House DanceFeel the warm, welcome vibe the second you walk through the door. A non-competitive studio, Free House Dance Plus supports the technical and artistic development of the dancer, offering performance opportunities, yearly evaluations, and travel experiences. Exemplary teachers. Three floors of dance space. Wide range of styles and levels. Babies, Kids (ages three+), Teens, and Adults. Mom & Baby, WeeBop™, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, Breakdance, Highland, and more.

MCDONALD WILSON DANCE ACADEMY

Address: 5107, 33 Street NW

Phone: 403-286-8119

Email: office@mwda.ca

Website: http://mwda.ca

A 2014 Parents’ Choice Award Winner! Come dance with the best as we celebrate over 40 years of dance education from the inside out. McDonald Wilson Dance Academy has a mandate to develop strong technical skills hand-in-hand with the joy of artistic expression within ‘the non-competitive philosophy.’ Shana Bachynski Eriksen, A.R.A.D. R.T.S., and a staff of very knowledgeable, qualified, and dedicated dance educators offer a variety of dance classes.

MUSIC AND PLAY

Address: 251, 333 Aspen Glen Landing SW

Phone: 403-984-4362

Email: musicandplay@shaw.ca

Website: http://musicandplay.ca

Please see our full listing under "Music."

PULSE STUDIOS

Address: 2nd Floor, 110 - 10 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-452-2846

Email: info@pulsestudios.ca

Website: http://pulsestudios.ca

Pulse Studios is the first and only recreational dance studio in Calgary that is fully dedicated to Hip Hop and urban dance styles. Our programs include dance classes in Breaking, Funk, Locking, Popping, House, and Hip Hop for kids ages three+, teens, and adults. Pulse is also home to a one-of-a-kind youth training and performance-training program called Beast Machine. Visit our website for details on classes, events, and summer camps.

PURE MOTION DANCE COMPANY

Phone: 403-452-5722

Email: info@puremotiondance.ca

Website: http://puremotiondance.ca

Pure Motion Dance Company is Calgary’s most innovative and fastest growing dance studio where every child can explore the world of dance for its Pure enjoyment and their personal artistic expression. We provide students ages two and up with exceptional dance instruction through proper technical training in a fun, creative, and positive environment while promoting the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle.

STARCHEVSKI SCHOOL OF BALLET INC.

Address: 201, 200 Country Hills Landing NW

Phone: 403-226-8874

Email: info@ssballet.ca

Website: http://ssballet.ca

Whether looking for your child’s first dance school or an experienced dancer aspiring to a professional career or a recreational dancer looking to build confidence and have the opportunity to perform, we have something to offer you. Our dance program includes classes in all levels of Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Modern, Flamenco, Musical Theatre, Lyrical, and Ukrainian. Performances in December and June highlight the accomplishments of all our students.

SUN.ERGOS, A COMPANY OF THEATRE AND DANCE

Phone: 403-931-1527

Email: waltermoke@sunergos.com

Website: http://sunergos.com

Sun.Ergos, A Company of Theatre and Dance, was founded in Calgary by Robert Greenwood,  actor, and Dana Luebke, dancer, in 1977. Since then, they have created 62 shows, represented Alberta and Canada on tour in 26 countries on 5 continents, and offer performances, workshops, master classes, residencies, and professional development in theatre, dance, visual arts, mask-making, directing, design, language of  movement, educational kinesiology, and Brain Gym®, as well as community-outreach programming.

GYMNASTICS & FITNESS

CALGARY STARS GYMNASTICS AND CHEERLEADING CENTRE

Address: 4040 Bowness Road NW

Phone: 403-503-0662

Email: info@calgarystarsgym.com

Website: http://calgarystarsgym.com

We offer preschool, recreational & competitive gymnastics & cheerleading conveniently located at Memorial Drive & Shaganappi Trail. Calgary’s longest & most experienced Cheer Program in Calgary, cheering 13 years strong! Day camps also available. Our experienced instructors will make sure it is an experience your child will flip over!

GYMBOREE PLAY & MUSIC

Phone: 403-278-5264

Email: gymboree@telus.net

Website: http://gymboreeclasses.com

Kids don’t come with instructions. That is why there is Gymboree. Think about this: 80 per cent of your child’s brain will develop by age five. That is why you and the Gymboree Learning Program are so important. All seven of our age-appropriate levels, from birth to age five, are designed not only to encourage your child’s development, but to help you better understand it. We are growing young minds through classes in play, music, art, sports, and school skills. Ask about our fantastic birthday parties!

GYMTASTICS GYM CLUB

Address: Gymtastics South - 160, 7260 - 12 Street SE

Phone: 403-254-9010

Email: inquire@gymtastics.ca

Website: http://gymtastics.ca

Address: Gymtastics North - Bay 101, 1108 - 53 Avenue

Phone: 403-718-9030

Email: northcalgary@gymtastics.ca

Proudly teaching gymnastics, tumbling, and trampoline classes for over 25 years. Gymtastics Gym Club has two large, colorful facilities in Calgary specializing in preschool, recreational, and competitive programs. Both locations offer classes for all ages and levels, 10 months to adult. Join us for extra special fun at drop-in gym, birthday parties, special event bookings, and summer camps. At Gymtastics Gym Club, we believe “From Little Things Big Things Grow!”

STAMPEDE CITY GYMNASTIC CLUB

Address: #122, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-275-4722

Email: office@stampedecitygym.com

Website: http://stampedecitygym.com

Stampede CityCome swing, jump, tumble, and roll with us in our bright, clean, open concept facility! Our unique venue has three gyms including a specially-designed preschool area, competitive team training, and a recreational gym where certified coaches provide gymnastic instruction in a safe, fun, dynamic environment. Programs offering stars of all ages the space to learn and shine. Check out our birthday parties where you supply the kids, and we supply the fun!

MARTIAL ARTS

MASTER RIM’S TAEKWONDO

Address: 1102, 288 St. Moritz Drive

Phone: 403-460-2472

Email: info@masterrim.com

Website: http://masterrim.com

World-renowned Master Rim’s TaeKwonDo is finally in Southwest Calgary. Canadian National Team Head Coach, Master Rim, and two-time World Champion, Charlie Chong, and award-winning instructors will help your child to enhance real-life skills. Values like discipline, respect, and optimism can be nurtured as well. More than that, the students will learn how to deal with strangers and bullies as a form of self-defence. Find out why our school is recognized worldwide for world-class martial arts education.

RED PHOENIX TAE KWON DO AND MARTIAL ARTS CENTRE

Address: Suite 203, 2705 Centre Street NW

Phone: 403-277-7937

Email: info@redpx.com

Website: http://redpx.com

Master Joo-han Cha, 6th-degree black belt, M.Sc., B.Phys.Ed., combines his competition success, coaching experience, and academic credentials to offer year-round, high-quality Tae Kwon Do classes for all ages (three-and-a-half years+) and all abilities. A four-time Korean National champion, Master Cha has the competition and coaching background to build future champions, as well as the energy and enthusiasm to lead classes that children and parents will love.

MUSIC

CALGARY CHILDREN’S CHOIR

Address: 637 Alexander Crescent NW

Phone: 403-210-3499

Email: ljwhite_ca@yahoo.ca

Website: http://calgarychildrenschoir.com

If you love to sing or would like to learn, check out the Calgary Children’s Choir. This unique choral experience offers children ages three to 23 the opportunity to sing, perform, and appreciate a wide variety of musical styles. Tuition and other fees are among the most reasonable in the city, and fundraising by parents is optional.

CANTARÉ CHILDREN’S CHOIR

Phone: 403-685-1132

Email: cantarechildrenschoir@shaw.ca

Website: http://cantarechildrenschoir.org

Come sing with us… the music experience of a lifetime awaits! Cantaré Children’s Choir offers an extraordinary choral music experience through excellence in performance, outstanding music education, serving the community through song, and touring. Boys and girls ages six to 18 are invited to join one of our four award-winning ensembles led by Artistic Director Catherine Glaser-Climie. 

CANTARÉ CHILDREN’S CHOIR: KODALY MUSIC EXPLORERS

Phone: 403-685-1132

Email: cantare.catherine@shaw.ca

Website: http://cantarechildrenschoir.org

Kodaly Music Explorers program for children ages three to seven offers a fun-filled approach to your child’s music development. Using the child’s own instrument, the voice, children learn songs, rhymes, and musical games to acquire knowledge, skills, and a love of music. You will be thrilled at how quickly your child can progress and parents have tons of fun, too!

CHINOOK SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Phone: 403-246-8446

Email: chinookstudio@gmail.com

Website: http://chinookschoolofmusic.com

Music Kids is Chinook School of Music’s early childhood music program. We use a modern approach to music education based on research supporting the positive role music plays on cognitive and emotional development. Children ages six months to five years develop fundamental musical skills in a joyful environment! We offer a variety of class options for children ages five+: Piano, violin, ukulele, voice, guitar, drums, cello, flute, and Musical Theatre.

DE WAAL MUSIC STUDIO

Address: 32B, 4 Street NE

Phone: 403-263-3339

Email: info@dewaalmusic.com

Website: http://dewaalmusic.com

Providing private music lessons since 1979. Professional instruction is given for most instruments as well as voice. Music Mom’s Color Method (M.M.C.M.) is an exciting course where kids can learn to read music in color! We introduce rhythm, patterns, and composition in a fun, interactive environment from ages three-and-a-half and up. Junior Music and Percussion courses for ages three-and-a-half to five in groups of up to five. Group Keyboard classes for groups up to four. Private lessons starting at age five. Materials included with registration. Kids have a great time using stickers, color, and percussion to learn and love music.

KEYBOARD ACADEMY OF MUSIC

Address: Two Locations

Phone: 403-277-2987 (North)

Website: http://keyboardacademy.ca

Phone: 403-255-0010 (South)

Music lessons for ages five and up. Two locations offering piano, organ, keyboard, and accordion since 1979. Popular, classical, and theory programs with exam preparation from qualified teachers. Private and semi-private classes. Beginner’s trial program also offered! Call for more information or to register.

LONG & MCQUADE MUSIC LESSON CENTRES

Address: 225, 58 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-252-8506

Email: calgarysouthlessons@long-mcquade.com

Website: http://long-mcquade.com/lessons

Address: 3404, 5 Avenue NE

Phone: 587-296-6648

Email: calgaryeastlessons@long-mcquade.com

Address: 10 Royal Vista Drive NW

Phone: 587-794-3196

Email: calgarynorthlessons@long-mcquade.com

Music lessons for every age, level, and style. At Long & McQuade, we believe every person is capable of acquiring the skills and knowledge required to make playing a musical instrument a rewarding activity. We have a wide variety of carefully chosen professional instructors offering year-round music lessons. Private and semi-private lessons, and several group programs such as “Rock Skool” and preschool classes available.

MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY CONSERVATORY

Address: 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Phone: 403-440-6821

Email: conservatory@mtroyal.ca

Website: http://mru.ca/conservatory

MRUCalgary’s most respected school for music and speech arts offers dance, too! Classes include Creative Dance for Children/Youth, Indigenous Dance, Kodály, Music & Movement, Music with Your Baby, and Orff. All-ages dance, music, speech arts, choirs, orchestras, and ensembles. Private lessons and group classes taught by the city’s finest instructors. Join us for the Mount Royal Conservatory experience!

MUSIC AND PLAY

Address: 251, 333 Aspen Glen Landing SW

Phone: 403-984-4362

Email: musicandplay@shaw.ca

Website: http://musicandplay.ca

Music and Play is Calgary’s leader in Music and Performing Arts Education! Locally-owned and owner-managed, Music and Play utilizes leading curriculums and offers Group Music and Movement classes for ages six months+; Group Music classes for ages three+; Private Lessons in piano, voice, guitar, violin, percussion, flute, and sax for ages six+; Year-Round Dance (ages four+); and Theatre Arts classes (ShowChoir, Musical Theatre, and Theatre) for ages five+! At Music and Play, our students go beyond the notes, the words and the steps, and into the world of creativity and the arts!

MUSIC FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

Phone: 403-257-2890

Email: calgaryteachers@myc.com

Website: http://myc.com

Music for Young Children is a keyboard-based program providing children ages three to 11 with an exciting, child-centered approach to learning music. Children work together with parents and teacher in small, age-specific groups to learn fundamental skills. Classes in Calgary and area. Music for Young Children Sunrise Program offers a positive introduction to music for preschool children through singing, rhythm, and listening activities. Group instruction enhances development of listening awareness, fine-motor skills, attention span, and social skills. 10-week classes offered in Calgary and area.

MUSICA ACADEMY YAMAHA SCHOOL LTD.

Address: 200 Country Hills Landing NW

Phone: 403-681-3117

Email: info@musicaacademy.com

Website: http://musicaacademy.com

Address: 1935, 37 Street SW

Phone: 403-619-9990

Making Music Makes You Smarter! Musica Academy offers internationally-renowned Yamaha group classes to children ages two and above. Students enjoy making music in a group environment through Hear-Sing-Play-Read method. Call for a free demo class. We also offer private RCM piano, guitar, and voice lessons. For more information, check out our website.

ORFF MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Address: 2404 Kensington Road NW

Phone: 403-284-4085

Email: wendyrae007@hotmail.com

Website: http://orffmuscalgary.com

ORFF Music for Children is a music education program for children ages two through 10. Through speaking, singing, moving, playing instruments and creating, each child experiences music in a small group setting. Parent & Tot classes, sequentially structured Preschool classes and Ensemble classes offer a variety of music experiences designed to foster a lifelong love of music.

SONATA SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Address: Unit 344, 2335 - 162 Avenue SW, Shoppes of Bridlewood

Phone: 403-256-8787

Email: music@sonatayamaha.com

Website: http://sonatayamaha.com

Come learn Music the Yamaha way! World Famous Yamaha Group Music programs are at Sonata School! Programs for ages two and up. Yamaha explores music through all the senses, Ear, Sing, Play, and Reading activities, giving children motivation and confidence while making learning fun! Sign up now and watch as we encourage the musical talent in your child. We also offer private music lessons.

SUZUKI BABY

Phone: 403-818-8163

Email: suzukibabycalgary@yahoo.ca

Website: http://suzukibaby.ca

We believe every child can learn, and their ability to develop skills emerges early on in life. When engaged in a nurturing and loving environment, the child will be able to display musical and character development. Your baby will learn to develop self-confidence, imagination, vocabulary, early math skills, and the enjoyment and better understanding of music. Follow us on Facebook, facebook.com/suzukibabycalgary.

WESTSIDE CONCERT CHOIR

Address: 616 Wilderness Drive SE

Phone: 403-271-7925

Email: jczaja@shaw.ca

Website: http://westsidechildrenschoir.com

The Westside Concert Choir offers non-competitive traditional choral music programs for girls and boys in Grades 3 through 12. The two divisions rehearse once a week and perform four times each year. There are no auditions and no fundraising. Call for information on fees and registration. Financial assistance is available.

YOUTH SINGERS OF CALGARY

Address: 1371 Hastings Crescent SE

Phone: 403-234-9549

Email: yscadmin@youthsingers.org

Website: http://youthsingers.org

Do you love to sing, dance, and act? Why not join the Youth Singers of Calgary for our exciting Spring season? There are choirs/divisions for performers, ages four through adult.

RECREATION GROUPS & CENTRES

REPSOL SPORT CENTRE (FORMERLY TALISMAN CENTRE)

Address: 2225 Macleod Trail South

Phone: 403-233-8393

Email: info@repsolsport.com

Website: http://repsolsportcentre.com

Repsol Learn to swim programs include parent and tot lessons, I Can Swim Lessons for ages three plus, and Aquatic Private Lessons. Learn to swim like a mermaid or merman in our whimsical new program - Mermaid & Merman School. Leadership Courses offer your child the opportunity to become a Lifeguard. Other programs include Preschool for Active Living where your child will learn through hands-on activities in all areas of our spacious facility. Parents can get active and bring their babies (under one year of age) in Baby & Me Post-Natal Training.

THE CITY OF CALGARY RECREATION

Website: http://calgary.ca/recreation

We are passionate about helping all Calgarians live active, creative, and healthy lifestyles. Our recreation, sport, and art centres are great places to exercise, meet new friends, challenge yourself, try something new, and even find some stress relief. All our staff are professionally-trained and are available to offer you assistance whenever you need it. Visit us at calgary.ca/recreation or pick up our Recreation Program Guide to find activities for all ages and interests. Let’s get moving Calgary, we offer more than you think!

TRICO CENTRE FOR FAMILY WELLNESS

Address: 11150 Bonaventure Drive SE

Phone: 403-278-7542

Email: guestservices@tricocentre.ca

Website: http://tricocentre.ca

Trico Centre for Family Wellness wants your family to be active! Our children’s programs promote physical literacy, fundamental movement skills, and lifelong active living. Learn to skate or swim, try out sports, dance, gymnastics, or martial arts. Registered programs and drop-in activities for every age: children, youth, adults, seniors, and families. There is a huge fitness centre, an extra-warm pool with waves, waterslide, hot tub and steam rooms, and two arenas.

VIVO FOR HEALTHIER GENERATIONS

Address: 11950 Country Village Link NE

Phone: 403-532-1013

Website: http://vivo.ca

VIVOYour family will be good to go in 2017 with a variety of fun, innovative, inspirational registered and drop-in programs, services, and events at Vivo. Challenge yourself to try a new activity. Dare yourself to learn a new skill. Or discover a new hobby and live your best life!

YMCA CALGARY

Address: Six Locations, Plus One Outdoor Camp in Calgary

Email: answers@ymcacalgary.org

Website: http://YMCACalgary.org

YMCA Calgary offers programs and places to build skills, keep active, and connect with others.  Go to preschool, learn to swim, climb a wall, join a sport league, learn to lead, work out with your baby, join a free class and get social with a fun community of people. We currently have six health and wellness facilities, five licensed child care centres, five active preschools, and two outdoor day and overnight camp sites (one in Calgary and one just west of Calgary). Visit us today!  

SPORTS & RECREATION

ALBORAK STABLES

Address: 62134 Township Road 25

Phone: 403-932-4819

Email: mary.donnelly@xplornet.com

Website: http://alborakstables.com

Horse boarding, riding lessons for all ages, and summer camps: all located just a half-hour west of Calgary off Highway 68.

BLIZZARD SOCCER CLUB

Address: 234, 5149 Country Hills Boulevard NW, Suite 252

Phone: 403-804-0764

Email: gmblizzardsoccer@yahoo.ca

Website: http://calgaryblizzard.com

We are based in Northwest Calgary, and provide a soccer experience for players of all abilities from ages eight to 18 in a supportive, encouraging environment. We also run a Blizzard Grassroots program for players ages four to eight. All players are under the guidance of knowledgeable coaches and fantastic technical staff. For further details, please visit our website. 

CALGARY CLIMBING CENTRE

Address: 140, 15 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-252-6778

Email: info@calgaryclimbing.com

Website: http://calgaryclimbing.com

Address: 7130 Fisher Road SE

Address: 588 Aero Drive NE

Calgary’s three best and biggest indoor climbing facilities, friendly staff, varied terrain, birthday parties, beginner lessons for all ages, kids climbing camps, youth and adult drop-in times, junior clubs and teams, corporate team-building, basic to advanced instruction, movement clinics, private coaching. Three convenient locations (Hanger NE, Stronghold NW and Chinook SE).

CALGARY JCC

Address: 1607, 90 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-253-8600

Email: rshore@cjcc.ca

Website: http://calgaryjcc.com

Ready, Set, 3’s and KidStart Literacy are designed to help your preschool-age child better prepare for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten. Weekly themes allow the children to use a variety of hands-on learning techniques, while focusing on critical areas of development. Daily activities incorporate fundamental skills, such as fine/gross motor skills, socialization, language, self-esteem, cognitive, and dramatic play.

CALGARY TORPEDOES WATER POLO CLUB

Phone: 403-606-1939

Email: joincalgarytorpedoes@gmail.com

Website: http://calgarytorpedoes.com

Learn to swim with water polo. A great alternative to swim teams and lessons, water polo is perfect for building swimmer confidence in an exciting and challenging team sport. A great way to make friendships that last a lifetime.

HORSES R COOL RIDING SCHOOL LTD.

Address: Box 1445, Cochrane, AB

Phone: 403-932-5323

Email: poniesrule2003@yahoo.ca

Website: http://horsesrcool.com

Year-round horse programs from very young to adult enthusiasts. Special needs individuals or groups welcome. Our specialty is our Summer Day Camp and our Fall, Winter, and Spring programs offer group lessons for all ages. Family lunch and learn rides, birthday parties, and adults-only activities. There is something for everyone. Professional, friendly staff at your service. Come make a friend!

RCR WINTER SPORTS SCHOOLS

Phone: 1-800-258-SNOW

Website: http://rcrstore.skircr.com

To live in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and not try alpine skiing or snowboarding is missing a doorstep opportunity. The sport is more accessible in our part of the country than almost anywhere else, and it can be learned at any age. Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort, and Nakiska Ski Area all offer a range of drop-in and multi-week ski and snowboard lesson programs for all ages. For details, check out our website!

SAIT TROJANS RECREATION

Address: 1301, 16 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-284-7248

Email: recreation@sait.ca

Website: http://sait.ca/recreation

SAIT Trojans Recreation offers of variety of children’s programs including Zumba Kids, Capoeira, Red Cross Swim Lessons, PD Day Camps, Teacher’s Convention Camp, and Spring Break Camp. Come to SAIT Recreation for a family recreation swim and visit our arena to skate on the ice that is home to the SAIT Trojans hockey team. Let SAIT Trojans Recreation plan your child’s next birthday party. Choose a bowling party, swimming party, yoga party, Zumba party, or Trojan game day party and let SAIT Trojans Recreation take care of the rest!

SPORTBALL

Phone: 403-975-2936

Email: calgary@sportball.ca

Website: http://sportball.ca/calgary

SportballSportball programs offer skills-driven and high-energy instruction for a variety of ball sports, delivered by expert coaches who share our passion. We focus on children’s physical and social development, whether it’s teaching kids how to handle winning and losing or how to dribble a ball. Inclusive, organized, safe, and fun for ages 16 months to 12 years. For more information about our indoor and outdoor programs and birthday parties, visit our website.

WILD ROSE FIGURE SKATING CLUB

Phone: 403-828-4777

Email: wildrosefsc@gmail.com

Website: http://wildrosefsc.com

Wild Rose Figure Skating Club (WRFSC) offers official Skate Canada learn-to-skate program for children and adults. Fundamentals are taught by professional Skate Canada coaches in preparation for hockey, ringette, and figure skating. In addition to PreCanSkate and CanSkate, WRFSC also offers a STARSkate program - figure skating at a recreational to competitive level. Ages 3 and up welcome; registration is ongoing. Adult Synchronized Skating team or group classes.  Join us at Fairview Arena, Jack Setters Arena, or Canlan Great Plains facility.

WINSPORT

Address: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW

Phone: 403-247-5452

Email: info@winsport.ca

Website: http://winsport.ca

WinSport provides lessons and programs for kids of all ages in skiing, snowboarding, hockey, and skate. Winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award from High Five© two years running and voted “Alberta’s Best Family Ski Resort” by Calgary’s Child since 2007! Quality Instructors, close to home, exceptional value, and a wide variety of programs. Anti-hibernate this winter with WinSport - they have everything you need in one great location!

THEATRE & MUSICAL THEATRE

ABSOLUTE DANCE INC.

Website: http://absolutedanceinc.com

Please see our full listing under “Dance.”

CALGARY YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE

Address: Various Locations

Phone: 403-242-7118, Ext. 1

Email: cypt@cypt.ca

Website: http://cypt.ca

Calgary Young People’s Theatre is proud to present our exciting lineup of Fall and Winter Drama Classes for youth ages four to 17! Join us as we explore exciting theatrical techniques and skills through various dramatic exercises and games. Our classes provide a unique opportunity for kids to build confidence and teamwork skills all while having fun! 

FREE HOUSE DANCE PLUS LTD.

Website: http://freehousedance.com

Please see our full listing under “Dance.”

MUSIC AND PLAY

Address: Aspen Landing Shopping Centre: 251, 333 Aspen Glen Landing SW

Phone: 403-984-4362

Email: musicandplay@shaw.ca

Website: http://musicandplay.ca

Please see our full listing under “Music.”

STARCHEVSKI SCHOOL OF BALLET INC.

Website: http://ssballet.ca

Please see our full listing under "Dance."

YOUTH SINGERS OF CALGARY

Website: http://youthsingers.org

Please see our full listing under "Music."

TUTORING & DEVELOPMENT

BRICKS 4 KIDZ

Address: Multiple Program Locations Throughout Calgary

Phone: 403-457-5530

Email: calgary@bricks4kidz.com

Website: http://bricks4kidz.com/calgary

We Learn, We Build, We Play with... Lego® Bricks! Children are introduced to concepts of engineering, architecture, and mechanics using our proprietary designs and curriculum. Themes include Transportation, Space, Inventions, Stop Motion Movie Making, Robotics, and more. Problem-solving, teamwork, and self-esteem are emphasized. Unique and fun camps, classes, and birthdays available for children ages five to 12!

ROOTS 2 STEM

Phone: 403-257-4200

Email: info@roots2stem.ca

Website: http://roots2stem.ca

Inspiring and sharing the passion of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) through innovative, hands-on learning. Small class sizes and professional engineering instructors provide a diverse and inclusive setting where budding scientists (6 to 18 years old) have access to state-of-the-art equipment including robotics, 3D printers, laser cutters, and more. We offer Junior Engineering and Junior Inventors year-round study programs, summer camps, science-themed birthday parties, in-school education programs, and field trip classes at our 4,000 square foot laboratory.

SCIENCE & MATH

ENGINEERING FOR KIDS

Phone: 587-349-4555

Email: Calgary@engineeringforkids.com

Website: http://www.engineeringforkids.com/calgary

EFK uncovers the fun in STEM learning through hands-on engineering activities for children ages 4-14. Our young engineers build on their natural curiosity while solving real world engineering problems. Explore your inner engineer through innovation, collaboration, and play. The sky is the limit when you bring your imagination to the table. 

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