Sport Camps

Camp Descriptions

Multi-Sport Camps

Play For Life    

Age: 4Y-5Y

A half-day camp providing the opportunity to participate in a variety of cooperative games & activities in a fun and safe environment! Our expert instructors will lead the children through structured activities including swimming, yoga, active games, and more! Participants will enjoy meeting new friends while learning how to play a variety of games. All children must be toilet trained.

Fun For Life 

Age: 6Y-7Y

Keeping things fun, this camp offers a variety of games and activities focused on developing the FUNdamental movement skills required for physical development. Various sports & cooperative games will be used to build the solid foundation required for skill acquisition in future sports. These skills include body awareness, coordination, movement patterns (i.e.: swimming, running, throwing, kicking, catching & jumping) and more! Off-site field trips are included! 

Active For Life

Age: 8Y-10Y

An introduction to a variety of sports and physical games in a safe and cooperative environment. Instructors will teach participants how to perform basic skills for each sport using the fundamental movement patterns introduced at a younger age. Participants will also be introduced to principles in teamwork, fair-play and cooperation through participation in modified sport games. Off-site field trips are included! 

Girls Sport & Wellness    

Age: 8Y-10Y & 11Y-14Y

For girls only! Engage the mind and body, and continue to develop positive self-esteem and body image. Activities may include: swimming, nutrition, yoga, life coaching, dance, conditioning, and team sports! Off-site field trips are included! 

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Age: 11Y-14Y

Designed to provide participants with the opportunity to develop many skills to stay fit and active for life! Activities may include: circuit, Yoga, swimming, nutrition, conditioning, and team sports!

Sport-Specific Camps

Rhythmic Gymnastics (GIRLS ONLY)

Age: 6Y-12Y

Certified instructors from Chinook Rhythmique Gymnastic Club will teach athletes basic skills in the Olympic Sport of Rhythmic Gymnastics: an exciting blend of ballet, jazz, and gymnastics! Athletes are introduced to music and movement, they will learn balance and coordination using hoops, balls, ribbons and ropes. Participants do not require any previous experience.

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Age: 6Y-12Y

Synchronized swimming is a unique sport that combines a variety of athletic disciplines including swimming, dance, and gymnastics, in the water! Coaches from the Calgary Aquabelles Synchro Club will teach swimmers basic sculling skills and synchro positions. Participants must be able to swim 25m unassisted and comfortable swimming in deep water.

Dive 

Age: 8Y-14Y

Talisman Centre has partnered with Rocky Mountain Diving Club to teach athletes springboard and platform diving in a safe, fun and challenging environment. All instructors are certified. Participants must be able to swim 25m unassisted and comfortable swimming in deep water.

Fencing 

Age: 9Y-12Y

On Guard! A fascinating introduction to Olympic fencing - no experience necessary and all equipment is provided! Certified instructors from Priori Épée Fencing Club will teach participants about the fun sport of fencing and while learning good sportsmanship and self-discipline. Great for kids looking to try something new!

Water Polo  

Age: 9Y-13Y

Participants will love the challenging sport of Water Polo in this learn-to-play, grass roots camp using Water Polo Canada's I Love Water Polo Program. Certified Coaches from the Calgary Torpedoes Water Polo Club will teach athletes basic skills including stroke development, body positioning, ball handling, eggbeater, sculling, trudgeon, spidering, and other movement and tactical skills. This camp is ideal for youth wanting to join a Water Polo club or league as it is non-contact and uses adapted rules. Participants must be able to swim 25m unassisted and comfortable swimming in deep water.

Badminton  

Age: 11Y-17Y

Talisman Centre has partnered with Badminton Alberta to provide athletes the opportunity to develop badminton skills in a fun and safe environment. According to the Long Term Athlete Development model, participants will be divided into groups based on ability. Athletes will learn the fundamentals of badminton including grip, overhead stroke technique, underhand stroke technique, movement, strategy and tactics by participating in drills and games. A $10 Badminton Alberta membership fee is required in addition to registration for those without a current Badminton Alberta membership. The $10 fee will be taken on the first day of camp by Badminton Alberta.