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Calgary Flames Grade 6 YMCA Memberships

All Calgary students registered in Grade 6 receive a FREE YMCA Calgary Membership for the school year!

Get ready for a fun and active grade 6 year with your FREE Calgary Flames grade 6 YMCA membership! Through the generous support of the Calgary Flames Foundation, YMCA Calgary provides grade 6 students with a full year membership and special programming for FREE!

As a Calgary Flames grade 6 YMCA member, you’ll have free access to all the facilities at our seven (soon to be eight) Calgary locations any time throughout your grade 6 year.  Sign up as early as August 1, 2018  - your membership is valid until August 31, 2019. Drop by any YMCA branch with your completed grade 5 report card or valid school ID and you’re in!

It’s a year of healthy, social fun!

  • Get active by shooting hoops, scaling the climbing wall, swimming and more on your own or by joining a grade 6 active event or sport tournament.
  • Practice independence.  With exception of our family-spedific events, our program is or Grade 6 members only - no parents allowed!
  • Learn to get involved your community and practice social responsibility through various community projects
  • Learn how to be a positive leader in your community through positive YMCA role models and by participating in Grade 6 leadership programming
  • Meet and hang out with kids from other schools and YMCA locations throughout the city!


What is the Calgary Flames YMCA Membership?

A no-fee General Youth Membership valid August 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019

Enjoy all Member Benefits including:

      • use of general locker rooms at all seven (soon to be eight!)  YMCA Calgary facilities
      • discounted rates for programs and advanced program registration

Special Youth/Grade 6 Member Benefits:

      • free Flames Fridays activities (Friday afternoons/evenings)
      • free Climbing Wall Orientation
      • free Weight Floor Orientation (12+)
      • free Babysitting Course (12+)

How Do I Sign-Up?

Parents/guardians can start by completing a registration form online or at any YMCA Calgary location. To register, you must have proof of grade.  Bring your child along with their last grade 5 report card or valid school ID.  Grade 6 members will have their photo taken for their membership card at the time of registration.

Why do we have a program for Grade 6 students?

Grade 6 is a big year - full of changes. We want to help make the transition to this changing year easier and more successful.

Studies have shown Grade 6 is the age in which a child is faced with many decisions, often with two options – a healthy one and an unhealthy one. We believe youth need a place to belong, to feel safe, and to explore and grow during the important developmental stage of their Grade 6 year. We want to support youth in this critical time as they

      • age out of traditional care models
      • develop new interests
      • prepare for junior high

Through our program, we give Grade 6 youth exposure to opportunities and activities that help promote healthy living, healthy relationships, healthy choices and healthy communities.  Our program gives Calgary youth the opportunity to:

      • access facilities and programming that promotes good physical and mental health
      • expand positive social networks and build healthy relationships with peers 
      • get involved in the community 
      • build independence, leadership skills and receive mentorship from positive, adult role models

How to sign up for your FREE Membership

Welcome NEW Grade 6 Members

2017/2018 Special Events/Tournaments Calendar

Grade 6 Alumni

Family Engagement

View Registered Programs


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Thank you to the Calgary Flames Foundation for sponsoring this initiative and for being dedicated to the wellness of Calgary's youth.



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