Program Descriptions

All specific sport programs are for individuals 8 years and older. For interested participants age 2-8, please view information on our Young Athletes programs

 

2020-2021 PROGRAM INFORMATION


** PLEASE NOTE: Dates, locations, and times of programs are all subject to change.

 

 

PILOT PROGRAMS

We will be running three week Pilot Programs in selected sports as a trial for the upcoming program season to ensure all COVID-19 safety measures and protocols in place can be adhered to and sustained. Athletes will receive an email for them to participate in the Pilot Program.

Bowling                                                                                                 

10 Pin Bowling, 5 Pin Bowling Chinook Adult, 5 Pin Bowling Chinook Youth & 5 Pin Bowling Depot
Saturday's October: 17, 24, 24

Floor Hockey

Novice & Intermediate
Wednesday's October: 14, 21, 28


 

SPORTS (age 8 and older)

5 PIN BOWLING                                                                                                  Cost: TBD

These programs are designed to teach bowling skills from beginner to advanced levels. Instruction includes bowling techniques, coordination improvement, concentration enhancement, rules and etiquette.

NORTH 
BOWLING DEPOT #146, 5255 McCall Way NE
Saturdays: November 21, 2020 – March 20, 2021                             12:00pm – 2:00pm


SOUTH
PARADISE LANES, 3411-17 Ave SE 

NOTE: We apologize to inform you that unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to offer this program for the 2020-2021 Program Season.

     
CHINOOK
CHINOOK I 
Saturdays: November 21, 2020 – March 20, 2021                       1:30pm – 3:30pm
Chinkook Mall Bowladrome, 6455 MacLeod Trail South

CHINOOK II (Youth 8-17 yrs)
Saturdays: November 21, 2020 – March 20, 2021                         11:15am – 1:15pm
Chinook Mall Bowladrome, 6455 MacLeod Trail South

Please note: Only the Bowling Depot location is wheelchair accessible. Other locations all involve stairs

back-to-top


10 PIN BOWLING                                                                    Cost: TBD

This program is designed to teach bowling skills from beginner to advanced levels. Instruction includes bowling techniques, coordination improvement, concentration enhancement, rules and etiquette. The program runs 2-3 times per month as per schedule in program calendar

Times

Saturdays: November 17, 2020 – March 20, 2021
Let’s 10 Pin Bowlarama, 2916 – 5 Ave NE                                    10:00am – 12:00pm


2019-2020 Scheduled dates
Coming Soon


back-to-top


ALPINE SKIING                                                                                                  

This program is designed to teach downhill skiing through the development, intermediate and advanced levels. Dryland training is a mandatory part of this program and concentrates on improving cardio, strength and flexibility in preparation for the on-snow activity.

 

DEVELOPMENT                                         Cost: TBD


Dryland:
Mondays: November 16, 2020 – November 30, 2020                          7:00pm – 8:00pm
Calgary Jewish Centre, 1607 – 90 Ave SW

Skiing:
Sundays: December 6, 2020 – February 7, 2021                           9:30am – 11:30am
Canada Olympic Park, 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW                


INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED                       
Cost: TBD


Dryland:
Mondays: November 16, 2020 – November 30, 2020                          7:00pm – 8:00pm
Calgary Jewish Centre, 1607 – 90 Ave SW

Skiing:
Sundays: December 6, 2020 – February 7, 2021                           9:30am – 1:00pm
Canada Olympic Park, 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW               

 

Please Note: There is no where to store equipment at the ski hill.
                  Skis must be brought to each program or rented at facility.

                  Canada Olympic Park is not accessible through city transit

 

back-to-top

ATHLETICS                                                                                                           Cost: TBD

This program is designed to teach all levels (novice/intermediate/advanced) basic track and field skills. Instruction on sprinting, distance running, high jump, long jump and shot put is offered in this program.

Times

DEVELOPMENT/NOVICE

INTERMEDIATE

ADVANCED

Note: Information regarding Spring/Summer programs will be announced in the New Year

                                   

back-to-top

BASKETBALL                                          

This program is designed to teach basketball skills from the development - advanced levels. Instruction on passing, catching, shooting and dribbling are provided through both drills and scrimmage.


DEVELOPMENT                                                                 Cost: TBD
 
NOVICE                                                                      

INTERMEDIATE 1                                                           

INTERMEDIATE

ADVANCED    

Note: Information regarding Spring/Summer programs will be announced in the New Year

back-to-top

BOCCE                                                                                                                   Cost: TBD

This program teaches the basic rules and skills needed to play Bocce. Program will be open to all levels of abilities and only available as an outdoor program.

Times

Note: Information regarding Spring/Summer programs will be announced in the New Year


back-to-top

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING                                                                                  Cost: TBD

This program is designed to teach cross country skills from beginner to advanced levels. Skiing techniques/skills, as well as safety, fitting of equipment, dryland practice and on-snow instruction will be incorporated into the program. Dry land training is mandatory. Ski rentals are not included.

Times
­Dry land Training:
Saturdays: November 21, 2020 – November 28, 2020                       Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Skiing:
Saturdays: December 5, 2020 – March 6, 2021                        9:30am - 11:30am
Calgary Location: Maple Ridge Golf Course, 1240 Mapleglade Dr SE

Please Note: Ski rentals are not included

  
back-to-top

CURLING     

This program is designed to introduce athletes to the basic fundamentals associated with curling. Emphasis will be placed on rock throwing and sweeping techniques as well as rules and strategies. Athletes will have the opportunity to develop their skills through individual instruction and game situations. Athletes should dress warmly as the curling rink is not heated.

DEVELOPMENT
Athletes enrolled in this program will learn the basics of curling

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
This level is for athletes who have a good understanding of the rules and aspects of curling, and can participate in game play without coach assistance.

Times
NOTE: We apologize to inform you that unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to offer this program for the 2020-2021 Program Season.


back-to-top


FIGURE SKATING                                                     

This program is designed to teach all levels of basic figure skating skills. Given demonstration and practice will allow athletes to advance to figures, pairs and dance, as well as team precision skating.

Recreational  (Learn to skate)

NOTE: We apologize to inform you that unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to offer this program for the 2020-2021 Program Season.

Competitive                                                                Cost: TBD
The competitive level includes Skate Canada membership. This level is for those that want to enter competitions

Sundays: November 15, 2020 – March 21, 2021                          10:30am - 12:30pm
Canada Olympic Park Ice Complex, 88 Canada Olympic Road



back-to-top 

FLOOR HOCKEY                                                                                                 Cost: TBD

When athletes register for the floor hockey program they will be required to attend a skills assessment. From that they will be placed in the appropriate division based on the athletes ability level. If an athlete has not played floor hockey before, they are encouraged to register in development. Athletes will be able to move among divisions based on the coaches assessment.

The floor hockey program provides the opportunity to develop skills through both drills and scrimmage. Novice and intermediate levels may involve some body contact during play. Development level: body contact and slap shots are not allowed.

Please note: athletes must provide their own helmet that has full face protection, shin guards – soccer shin guards are acceptable, gloves and clean indoor shoes, which are required at all practices and games.


Youth: (8-17)       

NOTE: We apologize to inform you that unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to offer this program for the 2020-2021 Program Season.

Development:       

NOTE: We apologize to inform you that unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to offer this program for the 2020-2021 Program Season.

Novice

FLOOR HOCKEY NOVICE – Grizzlies (COHORT A)
Don Hartman North East Sportsplex, 5206 – 68 St NE – West Gym
Wednesdays: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

FLOOR HOCKEY NOVICE – Scorpians (COHORT A)
Don Hartman North East Sportsplex, 5206 – 68 St NE – West Gym
Wednesdays: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

FLOOR HOCKEY NOVICE – Skyhawks (COHORT B)
Don Hartman North East Sportsplex, 5206 – 68 St NE – East Gym
Wednesdays: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

FLOOR HOCKEY NOVICE – Hurricanes (COHORT B)
Don Hartman North East Sportsplex, 5206 – 68 St NE – East Gym
Wednesdays: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
 
Intermediate

FLOOR HOCKEY INTERMEDIATE – Thunderbirds (COHORT A)
Don Hartman North East Sportsplex, 5206 – 68 St NE – West Gym
Wednesdays: 7:30pm – 8:30pm

FLOOR HOCKEY INTERMEDIATE – Red Wings (COHORT B)
Don Hartman North East Sportsplex, 5206 – 68 St NE – East Gym
Wednesdays: 7:30pm – 8:30pm

FLOOR HOCKEY INTERMEDIATE – Hitmen (COHORT C)
Calgary Jewish Centre, 1607 – 90 Ave SW
Wednesdays: 7:00pm – 8:15pm

FLOOR HOCKEY INTERMEDIATE – Roughnecks (COHORT D)
Hillhurst – Sunnyside Community Centre, 1320 – 5 Ave NW
Wednesdays: 7:00pm – 8:15pm


 

back-to-top


GOLF

GOLF LESSONS

This program is designed to teach the basic fundamentals of golf: driving, chipping and putting, as well as introduce the participant to the rules and etiquette of the game. Equipment will be provided. Athletes can only sign up for one of the lesson times.

Lessons 1

Lessons 2:
 

GOLF PROGRAM


YOUTH (8-17)  

INTERMEDIATE                                                                                     
Athletes must have some experience playing golf on a course and proper golf skills.

ADVANCED                                                                                            
Athletes must be able to play 9 holes of golf at a regular course pace unassisted.


Note: Information regarding Spring/Summer programs will be announced in the New Year

 

back-to-top

 POWERLIFTING                                                                                                   Cost: TBD

Athletes will be training not only to perform the three associated lifts in powerlifting; deadlift, bench press and squat, but athletes will learn the benefits of being physically active and will see the benefits of weight training.

*Note: Athletes should wear gym clothing as they will be working out. Running shoes, shorts/track pant, and a shirt will allow them to move comfortably. Coaches may make suggestions for any additional attire etc. Athletes that have tested positive for Atlanto –Axial Dislocation CANNOT compete in the SQUAT event.

Times

Note: Information regarding Spring/Summer programs will be announced in the New Year

back-to-top 

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS                                                                                    Cost: TBD

This program is designed to teach all levels of basic rhythmic gymnastics skills as well as individual and group routines. Instruction on hoop, ribbon, club and ball techniques are included.

Times

Note: Information regarding Spring/Summer programs will be announced in the New Year


back-to-top


SNOWSHOEING                                                                                                   Cost: TBD

This program is designed to teach basic snowshoeing skills from beginner to intermediate levels. Techniques, as well as safety, fitting of equipment, dryland training and on-snow instruction is offered. Equipment is provided.

Times
Sundays: November 22, 2020 – February 28, 2021                             12:30pm – 2:00pm
Glenmore Athletic Park, 5300 19 St SW




back-to-top

SOCCER                                                                                                           Cost: TBD

This program offers four levels of play: youth, development, novice, intermediate and advanced. Instruction is provided to teach kicking, passing and ball handling techniques, as well as teamwork and game rules. The program will include indoor training before moving outside.

YOUTH (8-17)
DEVELOPMENT
NOVICE

INTERMEDIATE
ADVANCED

Times:

Note: Information regarding Spring/Summer programs will be announced in the New Year

 

back-to-top

SOFTBALL                                                                                                          

This program is designed to develop throwing, catching and hitting skills. Athletes will gain knowledge of rules of the game through both drills and scrimmage. Athletes new to slopitch are encouraged to start at the development level and based on the skill level will move among divisions based on the coaches assessment.

DEVELOPMENT (T-Ball)                                                                     Cost: TBD

NOVICE
                                             

INTERMEDIATE                                                                      
  
ADVANCED                                                                                  

Note: Information regarding Spring/Summer programs will be announced in the New Year
                        

 back-to-top


SPEED SKATING                                                                          

This program is designed to teach speed skating techniques. Emphasis is placed on improving coordination, agility and conditioning to increase overall speed.

NOTE: These are not skating lessons. Athletes must be able to skate on speed skates - no rentals available


Times

NOTE: We apologize to inform you that unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to offer this program for the 2020-2021 Program Season.

 

back-to-top


SWIMMING                                                                                                             

This program is focused from learning and developing skills needed to swim all the way to competitive stroke development. Athletes will be assessed and placed in the appropriate ability level.

** Program offered is NOT Red Cross or Lifesaving Society certified swim lessons. 

Times

YOUTH (8-12yrs)                                                              

NOTE: We apologize to inform you that unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to offer this program for the 2020-2021 Program Season.


NOVICE
                                                                      

NOTE: We apologize to inform you that unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to offer this program for the 2020-2021 Program Season.

 
INTERMEDIATE                                                                    Cost: TBD
Note: This program will run during the Spring/Summer season and more details will be announced in the New Year.


Athletes must be able to do a front and a back glide for half the length of the pool - unassisted.
                   There are two sessions running in this time frame. Athletes will be placed into one 1 hour session.

 
ADVANCED                                                                        Cost: TBD
Note: This program will run during the Spring/Summer season and more details will be announced in the New Year.

Athletes must be able to do a front and a back glide for the full length of the pool - unassisted.
                   There are two sessions running in this time frame. Athletes will be placed into one 1 hour session.


 

 back-to-top


YOUNG ATHLETES

This family centered program is focused on introducing young athletes to the elements of an active lifestyle! It develops sport related motor skills along with training and competition while improving development of physical, cognitive and social abilities. Information surrounding nutrition, physical fitness and the importance of family support in developing a healthy and active lifestyle is also incorporated. Athletes can be registered in one or both of the sessions.

ACTIVE START (Age 2-5)

SESSION ONE

SESSION TWO   

NOTE: We apologize to inform you that unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to offer this program for the 2020-2021 Program Season.


FUNDAMENTALS (Ages 6-8)

SESSION ONE                                                       
 
SESSION TWO                                                      

NOTE: We apologize to inform you that unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to offer this program for the 2020-2021 Program Season.

 

back-to-top

 


UNIFIED

Team sports bring people together. Special Olympics Unified Sport teams do that, too, and much more. More than 1.2 million people globally take part in Unified Sport, breaking down stereotypes about people with an intellectual disability in a fun way. Unified Sports joins people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. It was inspired by a simple principle: training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding. In Unified Sports, teams are made up of people of similar age and ability. That makes practices more fun and games more challenging and exciting for all.

Learn more here

NOTE: We apologize to inform you that unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to offer this program for the 2020-2021 Program Season.

 

back-to-top 


HEALTH & WELLNESS    

This program is designed for both the recreational individual looking to improve their overall health, as well as for the more competitive individual who is looking to challenge themselves to build on and improve their current fitness level. The Fitness program provides the opportunity to be exposed to new fitness activities and challenges in a group exercise format, consistently working on improving ones overall health in a fun and supportive environment. 

This is a group based exercise setting and not a one on one coach to athlete format.

Please note: This program is split into two different groups throughout the year.


Session 1: FITNESS                                                         

NOTE: We apologize to inform you that unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to offer this program for the 2020-2021 Program Season.

Session 2: WALK/RUN CLUB                                              Cost: TBD

Note: Information regarding Spring/Summer programs will be announced in the New Year

 

  back-to-top

   

 

 

 

 

 

 
SOC Major Sponsors:
View All>
website sponsor strip
 

Twitter