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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 home school classes/workshops.
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.
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!
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!
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 classes and camps for youth ages 2 to 18. DJD offers something most other dance studios don’t - a fun, non-competitive environment - which means the focus of our classes is on learning to love dance, not learning specific moves for a recital. Our experienced and exceptional teachers know how to guide and encourage your child in their transition from beginner to advanced dancer.
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!
Feel 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, Teens, and Adults. Mom & Baby, WeeBop™, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, Breakdance, Highland, and more.
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 3+, 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 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.
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.
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!
A martial arts program gives a child the mental and physical skills to succeed in everything they do. Our children’s program is challenging and fun while encouraging every student to strive to do their personal best. In addition to Physical Skills, we teach Life Skills such as Discipline, Goal Setting, Confidence, Leadership, and Respect. Students learn to set and achieve goals, while building self-esteem in a fun, safe, and educational atmosphere. Our instructors are role models that will help give your child the extra edge to succeed in life.
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.
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-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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Calgary’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!
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.
ORFF Music for Children is a music education program for children ages 2 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.
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.
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 4 through Adult.
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 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!
Learn to swim programs include parent and tot lessons, I Can Swim Lessons for ages 3+, 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 1 year of age) in Baby & Me Post-Natal Training.
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.
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!
We are based in Northwest Calgary, and provide a soccer experience for players of all abilities from ages 8 to 18 in a supportive, encouraging environment. We also run a Blizzard Grassroots program for players ages 4 to 8. All players are under the guidance of knowledgeable coaches and fantastic technical staff. For further details, visit our website.
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).
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!
Infant Swimming Resource (ISR) Instruction’s unique results are achieved through fully customized, safe and effective, one-on-one lessons with only your child and the Instructor in the water. What your child will learn and the way they will learn it is what makes ISR so different from traditional swimming lessons. Always putting safety first, ISR emphasizes competence, which leads to confidence, and provides the foundation for a lifetime of enjoyment in and around the water.
Living in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies provides an excellent opportunity for friends and families to experience alpine skiing and snowboarding in the mountains. Looking to learn, or improve your skills? Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort and Nakiska Ski Area each offer a range of daily and multi-week ski and snowboard lesson programs for all ages and abilities. For details, check out our website!
Sportball 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 (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.
Calgary Young People’s Theatre is proud to present our exciting lineup of Fall and Winter Drama Classes for youth ages 4 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!
We Learn, We Build, We Play...with LEGO® Bricks! Children ages 3 TO 12 are introduced to concepts of 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.
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!
Uncover the secret and sophisticated world of the Calgary Police Service. From underground operations to helicopter pursuits, get real-world Intel on what it takes to keep our city safe. Our state-of-the-art Police Museum is complete with exhibits and interactive displays to explore beyond the badge. Unravel Calgary’s most impressive stories of crime and corruption by examining actual evidence, photos, and puzzling outcomes. Discover multiple exhibits on safety and crime prevention.
Engineering For Kids uncovers the fun in STEM learning through hands-on engineering activities for children ages 4 to 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’s the limit when you bring your imagination to the table.
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