Competitive adult swimmers who quit swimming as youths before returning to the sport later in life reported that they originally left because of an unsatisfactory social experience rather than training overload, according to new research out of the University of Alberta.
For more than 15 years, the Autism Aspergers Friendship Society of Calgary (AAFS) has been a leader in providing innovative sport and recreation programming for individuals with autism. Over the past year alone, AAFS has piloted rugby, hockey and boxing programs. On April 5, AAFS will kick-off its new lacrosse program - AAFSLAX.
The Calgary Kangaroos will partner with Crowfoot Minor Hockey Association to lead all peewee teams through dry-land training sessions in Australian football. These sessions will be specifically designed around team requirements, to give each team an off-ice experience in a novel sport that provides developmental opportunities.
On Wednesday afternoon, Duncan introduced an investigation unit for national sport organizations, multi-sport service organizations and Canadian sport centres. She says it will be an independent unit sports groups can call in to investigate all alleged incidents of harassment, abuse and discrimination.
The Sport Services department at Repsol Sport Centre is selling three floatables products. If you or any of your family partners are interested, please have them contact our Aquatics manager Kelsey Parnell at Kparnell@repsolsport.com.
From its innovative human performance labs to its Olympic training facilities, the University of Calgary’s sports-related programs received high accolades Tuesday, as the institution was ranked among the best in the world for studying sports and exercise sciences.
It's cold outside but we have some news to warm your hearts – Flying Trapeze season is just around the corner! We would like to announce our Early Bird discount pricing for participants who purchase their Flying Trapeze classes before April 1, 2019. Take advantage of this special offer and save 10% off our regular 2019 season prices.
CASE has worked diligently to advocate for skateboarding in Calgary, including developing a Skateboarding Amenities Strategy in 2011 in partnership with the City of Calgary, which has lead to nearly $4M of outdoor skateboard parks. Other notable achievements include changing the bylaws for skateboard ramps on private property, and some news coming down the pipe soon in regards to allowing skateboarding in bike lanes.
The Faculty of Kinesiology, the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre and the Integrated Concussion Research Program at the University of Calgary now hosts a massive open online course (MOOC) on concussion.
Sport Calgary's own Catriona Le May Doan joined Global News Morning Calgary and CityTV’s Breakfast Television earlier this week with details on All Sport One City, a free week of sport that provides opportunities for adults to try or rediscover a new sport for free!
YMCA Calgary will soon be introducing a new YMCA facility in southeast Calgary. Named after Brookfield Residential for its transformational investment in community, wellness and belonging, this new 330,000 sq .ft. facility will be situated in the community of Seton.
Sport Calgary board member Lisa Bowes and her latest book, Lucy TriesHockey, promotes family-based active play, which has been shown time and time again, that kids are more likely to participate in physical activity when parents set the example.
The Calgary Tennis Club is the largest and oldest tennis club in Calgary (est. 1889) and is looking at giving back more to the community. CTC is offering their clubhouse for very affordable rental space for other sport organizations in the City to utilize.
Winter brings something magical to the trails and with a little bit of knowledge, you can make it extremely fun. Plus, learning to navigate snow and ice is a big part of becoming physically literate for those living in cold climates.
The Annual KidSport Calgary’s Give the Gift of Sport fundraising campaign starts today! Make a donation or support one of the Gift of Sport partners to help qualified (low income) kids that rely on KidSport #SoALLKidsCanPlay.
Calgary’s youth soccer leaders will be joined by guest speaker Diana Matheson, member of the Canada Soccer Women’s National Team and Olympic Bronze Medallist, at the Calgary Minor Soccer Association Annual General Meeting on Saturday, November 24
“The Calgary Booster Club has a long sports history in Calgary and that includes successfully bidding for the 1988 Olympics. We showed the world what kind of CAN-DO place Calgary was and 30 years later we’re ready to show them again.”