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Class & Program Guide - Winter/Spring 2019

Your Source for Information about Extracurricular Class and Program Choices!

This listing is provided for your reference only. Please research carefully and choose the company that meets your family’s needs best. CCM

ART

ALIKI’S ART HOUSE STUDIO

Address: 551 Northmount Drive NW
Phone: 403-667-7020
Email: info@alikisarthouse.com
Website: http://alikisarthouse.com

Aliki’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 homeschool classes/workshops.

CALGARY ARTS SUMMER SCHOOL ASSOCIATION

Phone: 403-271-0418
Email: info@calgaryartssummer.com
Website: http://calgaryartssummer.com

July: Musical Theatre Showtime, ages 9 to 19; Exploring the Arts Camp, an arts introduction, ages 4 to 10, half-/full-days; PlayWriting Camp, students write and perform their play, ages 7 to 12, half-/full-days; Piano Camp, for pianists aged 10 to Adult; Piano Pedagogy Workshop for teachers and advanced students; CASS Recital open to the public; Adult Piano Camp, all levels; Jazz Keyboard Workshop, ages 12 to Adult.

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, 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

Address: 210 St. George’s Drive NE
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!

GYMBOREE PLAY & MUSIC OF HAWKWOOD

Address: 217 Hawkbrow Drive NW
Phone: 403-374-0632
Email: nwcalgaryab@gymboreeclasses.com
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!

DANCE

EVOLUTIONS SCHOOL OF DANCE

Phone: 403-819-0758
Email: info@evolutionsdance.com
Website: http://evolutionsdance.com

Do you love to dance? At Evolutions School of Dance, we recognize that people study dance for many reasons. We offer programs for every dancer, no matter their age, level, or ability: sessional, recreational, regular, and competitive classes. Our dance educators bring high levels of experience and education, and classes are technically and developmentally-appropriate for all ages! Located just three blocks from Chinook Centre! Join our dance family today!

FREE HOUSE® DANCE PLUS LTD.

Address: 2020, 12 Avenue NW
Phone: 403-282-0555
Email: fhdp@telusplanet.com
Website: http://freehousedance.com

Dance is Serious Fun at Free House Dance Plus, where we welcome, engage, and inspire all ages: kids, teens, and adults. With a credible reputation in the dance community that spans 32 years, we bring our best professional instructors to the classroom and provide everyone with a fun, educational, and high caliber dance experience. Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Modern, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Lyrical, Acro Dance, Highland, African, Bollywood, Belly Dance, Zumba, and more!

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 2 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 you’re an experienced dancer aspiring to a professional career or you’re 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 of our students.

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, and competitive gymnastics and cheerleading, conveniently located at Memorial Drive and Shaganappi Trail. Calgary’s longest and 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!

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
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 (3.5+) 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 3 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

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 6 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

Kodály Music Explorers program for children ages 3 to 7 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!

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 3.5 and up. Junior Music and Percussion courses for ages 3.5 to 5, Group Keyboard classes for groups up to four. Private lessons starting at age 5. Materials included with registration. Kids have a great time using stickers, color, and percussion to learn and love music.

KEYBOARD ACADEMY OF MUSIC

Phone: (North): 403-277-2987
Website: http://keyboardacademy.ca
Phone: (South): 403-255-0010

Music lessons for ages 5 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

Long & McQuade 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.

LYDIAN STUDIO OF MUSIC

Phone: 403-230-2708
Email: cellowilliams@shaw.ca
Website: http://grouplessonscalgary.com

We offer music lessons for all ages. The Lydian Studio of Music is accepting new students in Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Voice, Violin, and Cello this winter season! Join our studio community, exceptional instructors that accommodate all learning styles. Whether your student is interested in attaining RCM titles or enjoys a more contemporary approach, we make lessons a fun and supportive environment. Group classes are also available for beginner Guitar, Ukulele, and Cello.

MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY CONSERVATORY

Address: 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Phone: 403-440-6821
Email: conservatory@mtroyal.ca
Website: http://mru.ca/conservatory

MRU Conservatory offers music and speech arts education for every stage! Take private lessons with world-class instructors or join an award-winning ensemble and perform in some of Calgary’s best facilities. Early Childhood classes include Kodály, Suzuki, Music with Your Baby, and Orff, or explore some World Music. Our Academy and Advanced Performance Program could be the first movement in your music career, or you might just play for fun.

MUSIC ACADEMY (THE)

Phone: 403-615-3180
Email: themusicacademy13@gmail.com

Private music lessons in the comfort of your home with teachers who care. If you are looking for quality lessons that allow your child to have fun, too, you have come to the right place. The Music Academy has been serving Calgarians since 1999. We offer a wide variety of music and teach violin, piano, guitar, vocal, theory, and preparation for the RCM. For more information, call 403-615-3180.

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 2 and up. 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.

MUSIKGARTEN

Address: Varsity Community Centre: 4303 Varsity Drive NW
Phone: 403-241-1363
Email: info@musikgartenwithglenda.com
Website: http://musikgartenwithglenda.com

Musikgarten is a sequential music and movement program that develops all aspects of your child’s growth in a fun, nurturing, and educational setting for ages birth through 9 years, including group piano. Enrich your family life as your child explores and learns through singing, dancing, listening, playing instruments, and more in age-appropriate classes. Come for the fun and learn of the benefits music has to afford your child.

YOUTH SINGERS OF CALGARY

Phone: 403-234-9549
Email: yscadmin@youthsingers.org
Website: http://youthsingers.org

Do you love to sing, dance, and act? Participate in one of our divisions for performers ages 4 through adult, including those with cognitive delays. We also offer day-off, spring break and  summer camps for ages 6 to 12. At Youth Singers, our professional staff work together to foster the development of human potential and a lifelong love of the performing arts through music, singing, dancing, and acting. Try a rehearsal today!

RECREATION GROUPS & CENTRES

CITY OF CALGARY RECREATION (THE)

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 of our staff are professionally-trained and are available to offer assistance whenever you need it. Visit us online 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.

REPSOL SPORT CENTRE

Phone: 403-233-8393
Email: info@repsolsport.com
Website: http://register.repsolsportcentre.com

Learn to Swim programs include group lessons for ages 4 months+ to adult, Aquatic Private Lessons, and fun programs like Mermaid and Merman School. Leadership Courses offer youth 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 1 year of age) in Baby & Me Post-Natal Training.

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, water slide, hot tub and steam rooms, and two arenas.

VECOVA RECREATION CENTRE

Phone: 403-284-2231
Email: recinfo@vecova.ca
Website: http://vecovarecreation.ca

The Recreation Centre at Vecova is the perfect place for your family to be active in an inclusive wellness setting. Parents can bond with their babies in our land and water Parent and Baby fitness classes. We also offer children’s programs, including swimming and preschool. Celebrate your child’s next birthday here with party themes that your kids will love. There’s lots to do for families at Vecova!

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

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!

THEATRE & MUSICAL THEATRE

CALGARY YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE

Phone: 403-242-7118, Ext. 1
Email: cypt@cypt.ca
Website: http://cypt.ca

FREE HOUSE DANCE PLUS LTD.

Please see our full listing under “Dance.”

STARCHEVSKI SCHOOL OF BALLET INC.

Please see our full listing under “Dance.”

YOUTH SINGERS OF CALGARY

Please see our full listing under “Music.”

SCIENCE & MATH

BRICKS 4 KIDZ

Phone: 403-457-5530
Email: calgary@bricks4kidz.com
Website: http://bricks4kidz.com/calgary

We Learn, We Build, We Play...with LEGO® Bricks! Children ages 3 to 12 are introduced to engineering, architecture, design, and mechanics using our proprietary designs and curriculum covering topics of Transportation, Space, Inventions, Movie Making, Coding, Robotics, and more. Inquiry, Reflection, Teamwork, and Self-Esteem are emphasized. Hands-on/Minds-on Camps, Classes, Birthdays, School-Based Workshops, Residencies, and Corporate Team Development.

CALGARY OLYMPIC MATH & COMPUTER SCHOOL

Address: 9 Legacy Landing SE
Phone: 403-397-8289
Email: coms@olympicmathschool.ca
Website: http://olympicmathschool.ca

Calgary Olympic Math & Computer School (COMCS) offers math and computer programming programs and assistance to help students of all levels realize their dreams of going to the universities of their choice. All programs adhere to the math curriculum laid out by the Calgary Board of Education and aim to further a student’s understanding of the material. Our lessons are formatted to cater to various math contests such as Kangaroo, CESMC, CJHMC, AHSMC, Gauss, Fryer, Galois, CIMC, CSMC, COMC, etc.

IDEA LAB KIDS

Phone: 403-618-2958
Email: calgary@idealabkids.com
Website: http://calgary.idealabkids.com

Looking for fun enrichment classes for your kids? Idea Lab Kids provides classes, camps, and party experiences based on the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) principles. At Idea Lab, children learn through hands-on activities utilizing critical-thinking skills and a great deal of imagination! Classes are developed throughout the year, and programs are rolled out to all of our locations. Ignite your child’s curiosity with STEAM programs that are fun!

ROOTS 2 STEM

Phone: 403-452-4847
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. With small class sizes and professional engineering instructors and mentors, we 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 design printing, laser cutters, and more. Roots 2 STEM offers Junior Engineering year-round study programs, summer camps, birthday parties, corporate leadership strategic sessions, in-school education programs, and field trip class visits to our 4,000 square foot laboratory.

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