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.”
It’s time to start getting ready to renew! This year, Annual Membership Renewal will open on Saturday December 1, 2018. You must renew your membership with ACPSA each year to continue enjoying our programs.
As momentum towards the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games continues with the City of Calgary proceeding with the Olympic plebiscite vote on November 6, 7 and 13, we invite you to join fellow Calgarians to Support the Movement, gathering together November 5, 2018 at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre to celebrate the opportunity to invest in the future of our city.
The Great Kids Award recognizes children and youth from ages five to 18 who have inspired and changed the lives of others, and helped build strong communities while overcoming difficult life circumstances. These circumstances might be a physical or mental illness, overcoming a difficult living situation, or speaking out against bullying.
Young athletes will experience times when they struggle with their confidence and it is low, they will also experience the opposite where confidence is high, and everything seems to be straightforward. With some effort and the right knowledge and support young athletes can take control of their confidence. This doesn’t mean that they will be full of confidence 100% of the time, but its presence can be increased.
When kids specialize early in one sport or activity, it doesn’t guarantee they will be successful athletes in the long term. To the contrary, research has revealed that they tend to get injured more frequently, burnout, and quit.