Come to the YMCA for free on Father’s Day!
A day dedicated to all dads, granddads and even furbaby dads. Thank you for all that you do!
Happy Father’s Day!
Come to the YMCA for free on Easter Sunday!
Spend the day at the Y on us. Hope to see you soon.
Join us on March 16 at Queen Elizabeth High School for our annual Information Night. Find out what your kids will be doing at summer camp, where they’ll be sleeping, meet some camp leaders, and have your questions answered by the Camp Director.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Presentation begins at 7pm (please arrive at 6:50pm).
Queen Elizabeth High School
512 18 Street NW, Calgary
We encourage new campers and their families to attend if they are in the Calgary area. Everyone is welcome! No reservation required.
Bring the whole family to one of our Family Weekends for some outdoor fun!
May **Space still available** Fri May 20, 7PM to Mon May 23, 2PM – Victoria Day Weekend
May Fri May 27, 7PM to Sun May 29, 2PM
June Fri Jun 10, 7PM to Sun Jun 12, 2PM
September Fri Sep 23 7PM to Sun Sep 25 2PM
Sept/October Fri Sep 30 7PM to Sun Oct 2 2PM
3-day weekend Adults $205 | 6-16Y $135 | 3-5Y $90 | 0-2Y free
4-day weekend Adults $310 | 6-16Y $240 | 3-5Y $135 | 0-2Y free
*Families are encouraged to pre-register for activities. Participants may choose to leave a time block open to take a walk, read a book, have a nap or enjoy a cup of tea. Scan and email your Activity planning tool to our office on the day you register for Family Weekend.
Register by telephone at 403-269-6156 or 1-866-430-9622.
Come to the YMCA for free on Family Day!
A day dedicated for people time to spend with their families.
YMCA Healthy Kids Day is a free annual community event hosted by YMCAs across Canada in June. An action-packed event for the entire family, YMCA Healthy Kids Day places special emphasis on how healthy living can be fun and providing families with simple tips and resources to live healthy every day.
The YMCA believes healthy kids are the foundation and future of healthy communities. That’s why we offer programming and advocate year round for the healthy growth of children and youth in spirit, mind and body.
Click here for the Eau Claire YMCA Healthy Kids Day Schedule!
Click here for the South Health Campus YMCA Healthy Kids Day Schedule!
Click here for the Shawnessy YMCA Healthy Kids Day Schedule!
Click here for the Crowfoot YMCA Healthy Kids Day Schedule!
Stay tuned for more details and schedules.
Have you started your Spring Cleaning yet?
YMCA Child Development Centres across Calgary are looking for recyclables that are in your homes! These items will be used for arts and crafts and will assist children in exploring creativity and imagination.
We are looking for the following items:
- Paper towel rolls
- Empty Styrofoam egg cartons
- Milk jugs
- Scrap materials (fabric)
- Children’s costumes for dress-up
- Multi-cultural items for exploration in the classroom
If you have any of these items, please bring them to our YMCA Child Development Centres at Shawnessy YMCA, Eau Claire YMCA or Saddletowne YMCA.
Eau Claire is hosting another Grade 6 Basketball Tournament! Join us on Friday, April 17th from 6:00-8:15 PM to participate. Teams of 6 will be competing in a 4-on-4 style competition.
Prizes of all sorts will be awarded to participants. In addition, the top two teams will win Eau Claire Jerseys and be awarded the opportunity to compete for the Inter-Branch Trophy at the City-Wide Championship game on May 1st. Participants will be provided with drinks and light snacks on the day of the tournament. Families and friends are invited to attend to cheer their player on!
All youth ages 10-13 are invited to participate – register now for the opportunity to represent your branch! Those who wish to participate but are not members must pay the $4.00 drop-in fee on the day of the tournament.
Participants are welcome to sign-up as a full team, as a single player, or as a partial team. We will do the best we can to accommodate teammate requests, however we cannot make any guarantees. To access a registration form, click here, or speak with a representative at Member Services. Forms must be submitted to the branch no later than Thursday April 16th!!
For more information, contact Sarah Thornton, Eau Claire Youth Coordinator at 403-781-1685 or e-mail her at sarah.thornton@calgary,ymca.ca
Camp Chief Hector YMCA offers a weekend getaway for the entire family during the spring and fall. There are a variety of activities to choose from to create a unique outdoor experience. Participants can try things like horseback riding, hikes, canoeing, high ropes, group games, arts and crafts, climbing tower and evening campfires.
Family Weekends 2015
May 22 – 24 | Jun 5 – 7 – registration begins Mar 3, 8:30am
Sep 25 – 27 – registration begins Mar 5, 8:30am
Included in your Family Weekend registration:
Site Exploration Hike
A choice of two other registered activities
Accommodations in bunk beds
and fun times with your family and new friends!
Click here for all the details!
To register, call 403-269-6156 or 1-866-430-9622 – Jot down preferred activities for each family member before calling for a quick and smooth registration process.
GRADE 6 SCAVENGER HUNT!
Saturday, January 31, 2015 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Crowfoot YMCA in Multipurpose Room #3!
A site-wide scavenger hunt for Grade 6 youth. Participants will be put into teams and will have to complete a series of fun tasks around the YMCA. After the scavenger hunt, there will be a party with food, prizes, and fun!
HOW DO I REGISTER?
Register at the front desk at Crowfoot YMCA by Thursday, January 29, 2015 (Barcode #102369).
This is a FREE event for Grade 6 members (ages 10-12).
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