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Class & Program Guide - Winter/Spring 2020

Your Source for Information about Winter/Spring 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

CALGARY ARTS SUMMER SCHOOL ASSOCIATION

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

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.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF CALGARY

Phone: 403-276-9981
Email: info@bgcc.ab.ca
Website: http://www.boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca

Since 1939, Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary has been transforming the lives of vulnerable children, youth, and families with programs and services designed to meet the evolving needs of our community. Our safe, supportive spaces can be found in every quadrant of the city and provide opportunities for children and youth to gain skills, develop confidence, and build positive relationships that will help them grow up well and thrive.

CALGARY ZOO

The Calgary Zoo hosts a variety of family- and kid-friendly programs including Spring break and PD camps, summer camps, and birthdays!

SPECIAL OLYMPICS CALGARY

Special Olympics Calgary is committed to enriching the lives of Calgarians with an intellectual disability through sport. We provide summer and winter sports programs to individuals ages 2 and up. We give athletes the opportunity to realize their full athletic potential and enjoy social opportunities that develop skills they can use in their everyday life.

CULINARY ARTS

CUISINE ET CH TEAU’S KID’S COOKING PROGRAMS

Address: #103, 227 - 10 Street NW
Phone: 403-764-COOK (2665)
Website: http://www.cuisineandchateau.com

Located in Kensington, this interactive culinary centre provides a fun, active, hands-on environment with cooking activities that focus on natural ingredients and a really big “Yum” factor. After-school programs, Teachers’ convention camps, Spring Break camp.

DANCE

FREE HOUSE® DANCE PLUS LTD.

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

MCDONALD WILSON DANCE ACADEMY (MWDA)

Address: 5107, 33 Street NW
Phone: 403-286-8119
Email: office@mwda.ca
Website: http://www.mwda.ca

A past Parents’ Choice Awards Winner! Come dance with the best as we celebrate over 40 years of dance education from the inside out. MWDA 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.

MARTIAL ARTS

HIRO’S JUDO CLUB

Address: 115, 1919 - 27 Avenue NE
Phone: 403-250-3177
Email: info@hirosjudoclub.com
Website: http://www.hirosjudoclub.com

Judo is an Olympic sport and is derived from the ancient arts of unarmed combat. It is a martial art that has been made into a sport so that the art may be practiced without being injured. Judo teaches discipline, confidence, and respect. Established in 1957, we are the oldest, continuously operating martial arts club in Calgary. We offer classes for children and adults.

MASTER RIM’S TAEKWONDO

Address: 1102, 288 St. Moritz Drive SW
Phone: 403-460-2472
Email: info@masterrim.com
Website: http://www.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!

MUSIC

CALGARY CHILDREN’S CHOIR

Address: 637 Alexander Crescent NW
Phone: 403-210-3499
Email: ljwhite_ca@yahoo.ca
Website: http://www.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.

CALGARY GIRLS CHOIR (CGC)

Are you born to sing? Join us and sing your heart out! Giving young women a voice since 1995 the Calgary Girls Choir is an award-winning choral program dedicated to inspiring and empowering young women (ages 5 and up) through music. By focusing on musical excellence and personal growth, the Calgary Girls Choir develops vocal skills, musical literacy, confidence, and enduring friendships. CGC offers exciting performance/touring opportunities and exceptional training from founder and master teacher, Elaine Quilichini.

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

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!

CHINOOK SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Students of all ages enjoy lessons in piano, guitar, voice, violin, cello, flute, ukulele, drums, and theory. We teach all styles and genres of music in our central Marda Loop location and in our students’ homes. Music Kids for babies and toddlers classes incorporate singing, movement, and instrument play. Children experience a joyful and nurturing learning environment while developing fundamental music skills. Other group programs available for all ages!

KEYBOARD ACADEMY OF MUSIC

Phone: (North): 403-277-2987
Website: http://www.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://www.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://www.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 and 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 fun and supportive. Group classes are also available for beginner Guitar, Ukulele, and Cello.

MUSICA ACADEMY YAMAHA SCHOOL LTD.

Address: 200 Country Hills Landing NW
Phone: 403-681-3117
Email: info@musicaacademy.com
Website: http://www.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://www.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://www.youthsingers.org

Sing! Dance! Act! Youth Singers of Calgary (YSC) is a vibrant performing arts company and an exceptional education program that encompasses singing, dancing, and theatre arts for ages 3.5 to adult. We also offer performing arts-based PD-day, Spring and Summer camps for Grades 1 to 6, as well as programming for those with cognitive delays. No matter your age or musical experience, YSC has a program for you.

RECREATION GROUPS & CENTRES

CITY OF CALGARY (THE) - WINTER RECREATION PROGRAMS

Address: Various Locations
Phone: 403-268-3800
Website: http://www.calgary.ca/register

Try something different this winter! With hundreds of affordable, active, and creative programs, you will find something for everyone in your family. We offer a safe, non-competitive environment where children and adults can explore new activities, make friends, and develop new skills and interests. Choose from swimming, fitness and strength, visual arts, skating and hockey, sports, performing arts, dance, and more! Visit us online to plan your activities and register now.

REPSOL SPORT CENTRE

Learn to Swim programs include group lessons for ages 4 months+ to adult, Aquatic Private Lessons, and fun programs like Mermaid & 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. For youth that are already swimmers, runners, cyclists, triathletes, or multi-sport athletes between 11 to 18 years old, check out our Junior Triathlon Club.

SCIENCE & MATH

BRICKS 4 KIDZ

Phone: 403-457-5530
Email: calgary@bricks4kidz.com
Website: http://www.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://www.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 university 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, and more.

MAD SCIENCE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA

Address: Various Locations
Phone: 403-263-4140
Email: madscsab@telusplanet.net
Website: http://www.calgary.madscience.org

Mad Science of Southern Alberta (est. 1996), the leading science-fun provider, is on a mission to spark the imagination and curiosity of children by providing them with fun, hands-on, educational science programs. Programs include Science Clubs 4 Schools, Curriculum In-Class Workshops for Preschool to Grade 6, Out-of-School Enrichment Programs, and Special Event Shows. For detailed information on our Clubs, Workshops, Out-of-School classes, and shows please visit our website or call our office.

SPECIAL NEEDS

SPECIAL OLYMPICS CALGARY

Special Olympics Calgary is committed to enriching the lives of Calgarians with an intellectual disability through sport. We provide summer and winter sport programs to individuals ages 2 and up. We give athletes the opportunity to realize their full athletic potential, and enjoy social opportunities that develop skills they can use in their everyday life.

SPORTS & RECREATION

AMICUS RECREATION

Address: 745, 37 Street NW (in Foothills Academy)
Phone: 403-270-9400, Ext. 252
Email: intake@foothillsacademy.org
Website: http://www.foothillsacademy.org

Amicus Recreation programs are designed specifically for youth (ages 8 to 16) with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD to provide opportunities to learn new skills, socialize, and gain self-confidence. A wide variety of activities (technology, sports, arts, teen leadership - to name just a few) are offered. There’s something for everyone! Programs are led by our mature, trained staff who provide a welcoming, supportive environment. Financial assistance is available for qualified families.

FENCING CALGARY

Phone: 403-899-3733
Email: info@fencingcalgary.com
Website: http://www.fencingcalgary.com

Come try a unique and new sport! Fencing Calgary is a non-profit local sport organization providing the fundamentals of the sport of Fencing to children and youth ages 7 to 14 at various community locations throughout Calgary. Experienced coaches. All equipment provided. Free try-fencing events. Additional fun event opportunities. Learn to play the fencing way!

WINSPORT

Phone: 403-247-5452
Email: info@winsport.ca
Website: http://www.winsport.ca

Discover skiing or snowboarding this year. Register for our discover lessons for every member of the family from as little as $55 during the week and spend some time on the slopes!

THEATRE & MUSICAL THEATRE

QUEST THEATRE

Address: cSPACE King Edward: Suite 325, 1721 - 29 Avenue SW
Phone: 403-264-8575
Email: admin@questtheatre.org
Website: http;//www.questtheatre.org

Quest Theatre camps support different levels of creative development, celebrate wild imaginations, and nurture the organic, ridiculous, brilliant ideas of all children! PD Drama Days for ages 9 to 12 will explore stage combat (January 31), mask and puppetry (March 20), song and dance (April 27), and improvisation (May 15). No experience is necessary! Weeklong drama camps are offered during school breaks for ages 6+. Located at cSPACE King Edward in Marda Loop.

YOUTH SINGERS OF CALGARY

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

Sing! Dance! Act! Youth Singers of Calgary (YSC) is a vibrant performing arts company and an exceptional education program that encompasses singing, dancing, and theatre arts for ages 3.5 to adult. We also offer performing arts-based PD-day, Spring and Summer camps for Grades 1 to 6, as well as programming for those with cognitive delays. No matter your age or musical experience, YSC has a program for you.

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