Are you a student in grades 6 to 9? Do you have questions about post-secondary schools? University of Calgary nursing students are partnering with the Saddletowne YMCA and hosting an event called “Big Plans?” that will raise awareness about career options and pathways to help you achieve your goals.
This event will be taking place at the Saddletowne YMCA on March 18th, 2016 starting at 4:00 pm.
There will be games and activities for grades 6-9 that highlight the importance of post-secondary education and career planning. Refreshments will be provided.
Looking for an exciting Friday Night Activity? Why not register for our Grade 6 Dodgeball Tournament in March!
Teams of 6 will compete against each-other in 3 minute rounds to battle for the Ultimate Title. Participants are welcome to sign up as a team or as individuals.
All participants will receive a participation acknowledgement.
The tournament will run 6:00-8:30 PM on Friday, March 4th. Four different, yet fast-paced variations of dodgeball will be played throughout the night. Instructions will be explained on the day of the tournament but are also available below.
If you are interested in joining us for this challenge, you can click below to download our dodgeball registration form and rules.
Be sure to drop by your home branch to hand in your form and register.
Alternatively, you can contact your Branch youth team for more information.
Bring your game face and we will see you there!
Get your capes ready and tighten your utility belts because on Tuesday, March 1 the YMCA Megathon officially kicks off the 2016 YMCA Strong Kids Campaign! This superhero themed event features a huge variety of fitness events to raise money for youth and children in the community. Your participation and fundraising efforts will directly benefit a child or youth in financial need and will give more young people a chance to thrive at the YMCA.
On Tuesday, March 1st, dress up and walk in to any of the three participating YMCA locations (South Health Campus, Shawnessy or Saddletowne) and make a real difference in the lives of the youth and children in Calgary. Just show up and you are signed up! With the goal of making all Calgary kids, healthier, you can have loads of fun and directly support children and youth in the community to have a YMCA experience.
Can’t make it that day? You can still help a youth or child by donating online at https://www.ymcacalgary.org/donate-ymca/
Stay tuned for more event details individual fitness events and visit your local YMCA location for more details!
Did you know…
1 in 4 children and youth coming to YMCA Calgary are in need of financial assistance? YMCA Megathon is a great way for you to have fun and raise much needed funds for kids.
Visit the Saddletowne YMCA Saturday, December 19th from 1:00-4:00 PM for our Community Wellness Day. There will be games, activities and more throughout the afternoon, and access is FREE for everyone.
Click here for a full list of activities, and don’t forget to bring your bathing suit!
Grade 6 Winter Wonderland Event
On Saturday, December 12 from 1:00-3:00 pm, join us at Crowfoot YMCA for a Grade 6 Winter Wonderland Event. We will do winter-themed crafts, cozy up with some hot chocolate, and play winter-themed games. Depending on the weather, we may even head outdoors to play in the snow so come dressed in warm clothes!
When? Saturday, December 12 from 1:00-3:00 pm
Where? Crowfoot YMCA
What? A free Grade 6 event
How do I register? Please register on line or in person at Crowfoot YMCA with the barcode number 106196.
Calling all Grade 6!
We will be hosting our second Calgary Flames Grade 6 member tournament.
Registration for this event will Open on the 23th of November 2015, You can call your branch and register with member services or email your branches youth team. .
Course Code #107177
Must Be Available to play! Transport arrangements can be made from your home branch.
This year, support Crowfoot YMCA youth leadership programs with your Christmas tree purchase!
Trees cost $5/foot. All trees are Douglas Fir and come from Jaffray B.C
Location: Crowfoot YMCA 8100 John Laurie Blvd. NW
Time: Monday-Friday (5:30AM-10:30PM) and Saturday, Sunday & Holidays (7:00AM-8:30PM)
We will be selling trees until the 20th of December or until sold out.
Proceeds allow Leaders and LIT’s to attend the Western Canada Leadership Conference and fund the YMCA’s Strong Kids Campaign.
Grade 6 Event – Treasure Hunt!
Hey Grade 6 Members! Join us at Crowfoot YMCA on Saturday, November 28 from 1:00-3:00 pm for a Treasure Hunt! Similar to a scavenger hunt, we will send you off with a leader in teams to find hidden treasure around the facility. Riddles will lead you to the hidden treasure, so make sure you come with your thinking caps on!
When? Saturday, November 28 from 1:00-3:00 pm
Where? Crowfoot YMCA
What? A free Grade 6 event!
Please register at Crowfoot YMCA. The barcode # is 106195
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