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  • What We Offer

    Talisman Centre's distinctive roof line has become an iconic part of the Calgary skyline for over 30 years. Owned by The City of Calgary and operated by the Lindsay Park Sports Society, Talisman Centre has room under its iconic roof for everyonefrom elite and amateur athletes to those dedicated to reaching their individual fitness goals. Whether you are here to TRAIN,...
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  • Public Gym/Swim Times

    Times and available gym space varies. Public space is guaranteed but available on a first come first serve basis. Gym 4 and 5 are not visible from the concourse level and may have public availability so please check with Customer Service or at the Fitness Centre Desk.     Today's Schedule   Tomorrow's Schedule ----
  • Fitness Centre

    With bold colours, graphics and floor to ceiling windows that maximize the natural light, our Fitness Centre is a great place to work out. The 25,000 square feet of space includes cardio and weight training equipment and areas for stretching and core training, it's all available to you. The two cardio training areas, one in the main Fitness Centre overlooking the park and...
  • Aquatics

    Get fit by getting wet at Talisman Centre and spend some time in one of our pools. Whether you're training for fitness or training to win, our pools offer a fun and refreshing way to enhance your workout. There's no better place to swim than right here! Public Swimming Our Public Swim Schedule has the most up to date times and pool availability. We offer 4 guaranteed...
  • Visiting the Facility

    Facility Access Your membership card or drop-in admission includes full use of the facility. Lost membership card replacements are $5 each. If you've registered for a program and do not have a membership, your program purchase entitles you to access the building 30 minutes prior to the program only for the days and times of your classes/sessions. Children's programs...
  • Hours of Operation

    We are open every day of the year except December 25th! Monday to Friday: 5:00am11:00pm Saturday: 6:00am10:00pm Sunday/Holidays: 7:00am10:00pm NOTE: There are no Registered Program classes or Group Fitness classes on statutory holidays.
  • Maps

    Download a map to get to Talisman Centre (PDF) Download a map of our facility (PDF)   View Larger Map
  • Accessibility

    Talisman Centre can accommodate the needs of all Calgarians, regardless of physical ability. Wheelchair access, pool lifts, water wheelchairs and other adaptive equipment is why Talisman Centre has won accessibility awards from both the Canadian Paraplegic Association (Alberta) and The City of Calgary. Equipment and Amenities Entrances South entranceautomatic doors North...
  • About Us

    Mission Passionate about sportand people. Vision  Talisman Centre is a world class sport and fitness facility that inspires individuals and teams to achieve their goals and dreams through innovation, expertise and passion. Values Safety Creating a safe environment is our number one priority. It is beyond compromise and we are responsible to ensure everyone...
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  • Our History

    Talisman Centre's distinctive roof line has become an iconic part of the Calgary skyline since first opening its doors in 1983, and continues to serve fitness-oriented Calgarians and athletes serious about fitness. 1983Lindsay Park Sports Centre opens in July to host the Western Canada Summer Games. The facility officially opens its doors to the public in September. 1987...
  • Lindsay Park Sports Society

    Established in 1983 following the Western Canada Summer Games, the Lindsay Park Sports Society (LPSS) was formed with a commitment to enhance the overall well-being of Calgarians through sport and wellness. The LPSS is a non-profit society that expertly manages Talisman Centre on behalf of the people of Calgary.  Lindsay Park Sports Society Board of Governors 2015...
  • Policies

    Talisman Centre Privacy Policy [PDF] Talisman Centre Website Privacy Policy [PDF] Talisman Centre Website Terms of Use [PDF]
  • Booking Facility Space

    As the largest multi-sport complex of its kind in Canada, Talisman Centre has the unique opportunity to be able to provide space for a variety of activities, sports and competitions. At Talisman Centre, we: Provide training opportunities to Talisman Centre Leagues and Sport Partners Host over 42 international, national and regional sporting events and competitions throughout...
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  • Meeting Room Rentals

    Take the bored out of boardroom! Talisman Centre offers inspiring venues for your meetings and conferences. Download Meeting Room Brochure (PDF) Download Meeting Room Rental Agreement (PDF) Download Meeting Room Booking Form (PDF) Riverview Room – $69/hour or $414/day Panoramic city view Accommodates up to 50 people (depending on set up) Theatre,...
  • Gym/Pool Rentals

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  • FAQ

    Why isn't there more basketball/badminton available? Our gym space is used by our Sport Partners, leagues, programs and the public. With all of the activites that happen at Talisman Centre we guarantee at least one gym for public use all day, everyday. This gym is used for drop-in basketball and badminton. During the times that we only offer one full gymnasium for public users,...
  • Reserve Space

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  • Sponsors & Partners

    Sponsors     Repsol Oil & Gas Canada Inc. Following the acquisition of Talisman Energy, Repsol Oil & Gas Canada Inc. is our naming sponsor until 2022. We appreciate that Repsol will continue to provide their substantial investment in our initiatives to enable people of all ages and abilities to achieve and celebrate their healthy lifestyle...
  • Facility

    Zero Tolerance Policy: Talisman Centre will not tolerate violence or threats of violence including, but not limited to: any act of physical assault, verbal assault, threats and attempts to intimidate, throwing of articles in a deliberate or aggressive manner, aggressively approaching another individual, striking another individual, attempting to goad or incite violence in...
  • Fitness Centre

    No children under 13 years of age are allowed in the Fitness Centre. Children aged 13-15 must be accompanied by an adult. One adult may not supervise more than 2 children. Only our employees and coaches are permitted to train within our facility. No solicitation. Collateral is required to borrow all equipment. Keep cell phone use to a minimum. Proper attire (including...
  • Aquatics

    Pool Bather Load for Competition & Training pools: 667 Bather Load for Teach Pool: 67 Children under 9 are required to be within arm's reach of an adult. No outdoor shoes or strollers on deck. Take a cleansing shower with soap before entering pools, hot tubs and steam room. Breath holding, under water swimming and diving to retrieve any weights from the pool bottom...
  • Group Fitness

    Group Fitness Access Policy Policy subject to change. Updated February 12, 2016. There are two ways to secure your spot in select Group Fitness classes: Group Fitness APP Bookingsee policy below Group Fitness Access Cardssee policy below Booking classes through the APP, Active Member Rewards Portal or picking up a Group Fitness Access card is required for...
  • Locker Rooms

    Public Cell phones and camera enabled devices are prohibited in locker rooms. Talisman Centre is not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen property. Children over 6 years of age must use the locker room of their gender or the family change rooms. Lockers are for day-use only. Executive Cell phones and camera enabled devices are prohibited in locker rooms. Talisman...
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  • Membership & Admission Rates

    Talisman Centre operates under a dual mandate as directed by The City of Calgary to support both Members and Sport Partner Athletes. We are in constant pursuit to successfully balance our dual mandate and are proud to offer our facility and services to these diverse groups. We appreciate and thank all our members and customers for helping us achieve this. Talisman Centre strives...
  • Membership Benefits

    Being a Member Has its Benefits! With the purchase of any Annual or Limited Membership (scroll down), you get all the benefits of Talisman Centre, as well as the following perks:  Annual Members Membership Welcome Package An orientation to get you familiar with the facility and introduce you to some of our Dryland and Aquatic team members 5 (five) Guest Passes...
  • Fee Assistance

    Fee Assistance Program The Fee Assistance Program enables low income Calgarians to gain access to facilities at reduced rates. Talisman Centre is a participating organization and application forms are available at Customer Service Desk, or through the City of Calgary website. To find out more about the program visit City of Calgary - Fee Assistance for Recreation.  Canadian...
  • Membership Policies

    Membership Conditions Parking is available on a first come first serve basis for up to 3 hours per day during Facility use. On-site parking is not guaranteed. Memberships are not transferable under any circumstances. To ensure hassle-free entry, please swipe/scan your Membership Card or APP barcode when accessing the Facility. If the Membership Card is lost or stolen,...
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  • Class Schedule

      Book your spot in select classes 48 hours in advance with our mobile APP! Find out more. NOTE: Participants must bring their own mat for all classes held in the Strength and Balance Studio. If you do not have one, you can rent one at Customer Service for $3.     Check out our Adrenaline Class Schedule (PDF)   Spots are limited and pre-booking...
  • Class Descriptions

    Boot Camp: (Moderate to Advanced)     One, two, three, four.....join us in the gym for more! Boot Camp is an exciting, challenging work out that targets strength, agility and coordination. Get into tip-top shape by participating in a new circuit, pyramid or physical challenge each week. If you do not like variety, this is not the class for you. Boot Camp...
  • Instructor Bios

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  • Group Fitness Policies

    Group Fitness Access Policy Policy subject to change. Updated February 12, 2016. There are two ways to secure your spot in select Group Fitness classes: Group Fitness APP Bookingsee policy below Group Fitness Access Cardssee policy below Booking classes through the APP, Active Member Rewards Portal or picking up a Group Fitness Access card is required for...
  • Aquatics

    Talisman Centre offers a variety of swim programs for all ages and abilities. From parent and tot lessons to I Can Swim lessons for ages 3 and up. Or for something more hands-on, take advantage of our one-on-one instruction by registering in Aquatic Private Lessons. Become a Lifeguard or get re-certified with our Leadership Courses. Also check out our Talisman Centre...
  • Swim Lessons

        For course dates and costs please visit our Online Registration portal or our Registered Programs page for a downloadable PDF. Aquatic Private Lessons     3+ years New and improved private aquatic lessons now include goal setting, specialized instruction and customization to meet you or your child's needs. In these one-on-one sessions...
  • Leadership Courses

    Become a Lifeguard and/or Instructor with Talisman Centre! For course dates and prices, please visit our Online Registration portal or our Registered Programs page for a downloadable PDF of our current Price List.  Bronze Star   Bronze Star is a pre-Bronze Medallion training standard and excellent preparation for success in Bronze Medallion. In Bronze Star,...
  • Auqatic Group Fitness

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  • Refund Policy

    A full refund will be issued if a registrant withdraws 5 or more working days before the program start date. If a registrant withdraws 4 or less working days before the start date of the program a credit will be applied to the registrantsaccount. If a registrant withdraws 4 or less working days before the start date of the program a full refund will only be issued for...
  • Personal Training

    Personal Training   Personal Training at Talisman Centre is about understanding your needs to develop the right program for you to achieve your goals. Our team of qualified Trainers will develop a customized strength and conditioning program to get the results you are looking for. Your Trainer will guide you through a program that focuses on proper exercise technique...
  • Overview

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  • Hire a Trainer

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  • Personal Trainer Bios

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  • FAQs

    Personal Training FAQ What is Personal Training? Personal Training involves working closely with one of our qualified Trainers to create a customized strength and conditioning program for you. The Trainer uses information gathered from your initial meeting to develop a program that will provide you with the best opportunity to reach your goals. When you work with a Personal...
  • Policies

    PaymentAll packages must be paid in full before beginning with the Trainer. Attire – Closed toe, indoor athletic footwear. RefundsWe provide refunds for medical reasons (all amounts are prorated for the remaining sessions in your package). CancellationAny sessions cancelled with less than 24 hours' notice or not attending a session booked with a Trainer...
  • Triathlon Club

    We are excited to announce the unveiling of our 3433 Sport Performance Centre! A new brand identity for its Renowned Performance & Endurance Programs. www.3433sportperformancecentre.com     Please Note: 2014/2015 Season ­ The Talisman Centre Triathlon Club (TCTC) is now full. We are excited about our preparations leading into the 2015 season and...
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  • Program Descriptions

    Triathlon Club Programs In the Fall and Winter sessions, the coaches focus on the technical aspects of swimming, cycling and running, along with a general development of an aerobic fitness base. The coaching team utilizes time trials for each discipline to help establish appropriate training zones and paces to be used in each training session. These time trials also serve...
  • Registration

    Our customized approach helps members to build individual training schedules by choosing from a variety of course selections for each session facilitated by our specialized coaching team. Please Note: 2014/2015 SeasonThe Talisman Centre Triathlon Club (TCTC) is now full. We are excited about our preparations leading into the 2015 season and look to add new members...
  • Articles

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  • FAQ

    Please Note: 2014/2015 SeasonThe Talisman Centre Triathlon Club (TCTC) is now full. We are excited about our preparations leading into the 2015 season and look to add new members in Fall 2015. Please email Jon Bird if you are interested in receiving more information about registering in Fall 2015 or have questions about the Club: jbird@talismancentre.com. Can...
  • Preschool for Active Living

    Talisman Centre's unique licensed preschool program will help your child develop their social, intellectual, physical and emotional skills! With the expert guidance of our team of creative Early Childhood Education Specialists your child will learn through hands-on activities in all areas of our spacious facilitygym, pool, park and classroom. While your child is getting...
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  • Registration

    Registration for September 2016 for current families starts January 19, 2016 and for new families February 9, 2016. Preschool Registration will start at 9:00am on February 9, 2016. People may submit a signed registration form with method of payment for the $100 dollar registration fee via email starting at 9:00am. If people would like to register in person they may attend...
  • Teacher Bios

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  • FAQ

    What do I bring? Please be sure to bring the following items and ensure they are clearly labeled: Healthy snack (nut-free please) Drink and/or a water bottle Indoor shoes Change of clothing Medications (individual basis) How do I qualify for the member rate? The discounted members rate is applicable for a child that currently holds an active annual preschool membership...
  • Sport Camps

    July 4 - September 2, 2016 Member Registration opens February 8th Non-Member Registration opens February 9th -----  DOWNLOAD SPORT CAMP PRICE LIST (PDF)   2016 Summer at a Glance Plan your childs summer at Talisman Centre! Note the course code for each camp and register online. Click the schedule below to download PDF. Talisman...
  • Overview

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  • Schedules & Pricing

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  • 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...
  • Forms & Registration

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  • FAQ

    How do I register for Summer Sport Camp? If you have an account (barcode & PIN) with Talisman Centre please proceed to our online registration portal or visit us in person to register. You will have an account (barcode & PIN) if you have previously registered for a program or purchased a facility pass. You will need to request your barcode and PIN in person or by...
  • Policies

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  • Child Care

    If you need child care for an hour or two while you work out, Talisman Centre has you covered. Available for children aged 3 months to 9 years. Your child can enjoy expert care while you work towards reaching your fitness goals or attending an appointment at LifeMark Health Physiotherapy or TotalCardiology. Our professional Child Care Team will provide your child the opportunity...
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  • Attendant Bios

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  • FAQ

    What should I bring for my child? You should bring the following items and please make sure to clearly label all items. Child/Toddler: Healthy snack (nut-free); preferably something easy, for example finger food Drink and/or a water bottle Change of clothing; diapers if needed; wipes Medications (individual basis - consent forms required) Infant: Diapers and...
  • Forms

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  • Child Care Policies

    General Parents and/or Guardians who are using the Child Care must stay in the building while their child is under the care of our professionals. Children/Toddlers are permitted in the Child Care for a maximum of 3 hours per visit, infants are permitted in the Child Care for a maximum of 2 hours per visit. Children under the age of 1 year require a 20-minute trial visit...
  • School Programs

    Talisman Centre School Programs provide students of all abilities the opportunity to participate in sport, wellness and aquatic activities all in one place.   Talisman Centre 20152016 School Program Brochure (PDF)   Talisman Centre Teacher Package (PDF)  Booking Types Teacher Led Book space at Talisman Centre for your classes or team training...
  • Overview

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  • Program Descriptions

    Talisman Centre Staff will work with Teachers to create a program that best suits the needs of your students. The following descriptions are designed to give an outline of some of the activities Talisman Centre offers to School Groups.      Aquatic Programs Diving (Grades 5-12)Ratio: 1:15  Get ready to take the plunge! Diving is great for improving...
  • Forms

    Request Form for 2011-2012 School Year Canadian Tire Jumpstart© fee subsidy Application Form   (Jules to insert Forms for the above)
  • Instructor Bios

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  • FAQ

    How do I book my class/school to come to Talisman Centre? Simply fill out a request form or contact: Tara Columbus School & Sport Camp CoordinatorPhone: 403.355.1288Fax: 403.262.1001Email: tcolumbus@talismancentre.com Can I just drop in with my class and pay a drop-in fee to use Talisman Centre? To ensure space is available and to notify the facility in order to provide...
  • Aquatic

    Sport Partners are teams representing 10 Olympic sports and disciplines that train and compete at Talisman Centre. These sports and disciplines include aquatics (diving, swimming, synchronized swimming, water polo), athletics (track), basketball, field hockey, gymnastics (rhythmic), soccer and volleyball (indoors). Diving Dive Calgary Dive Calgary is focused...
  • Sport Partners

    Sport Partners are teams representing 10 Olympic sports and disciplines that train and compete at Talisman Centre These sports and disciplines include aquatics (diving, swimming, synchronized swimming, water polo), athletics (track), basketball, field hockey, gymnastics (rhythmic), soccer and volleyball (indoors). Talisman Centre's strategic alignment as a delivery partner...
  • Event Calendar

    Talisman Centre strives to best balance our dual mandate by offering at least one event-free Saturday every month.  
  • Join our Team

    Talisman Centre, the largest multi-sport complex of its kind in Canada, offers a unique, rewarding and inspiring work environment in Calgary's downtown. Not many workplaces allow you to work alongside athletes from all walks of life including recreational, high performance and Olympians. It doesn't get much more motivating that that! Working at Talisman Centre means joining...
  • Benefits

    Talisman Centre, the largest multi-sport complex of its kind in Canada, offers a unique, rewarding and inspiring work environment in Calgary's downtown. Not many workplaces allow you to work alongside athletes from all walks of life including recreational, high performance and Olympians. It doesn't get much more motivating that that! Working at Talisman Centre means joining...
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  • Current Opportunities

    Talisman Centre, the largest multi-sport complex of its kind in Canada, offers a unique, rewarding and inspiring work environment in Calgary's downtown. Not many workplaces allow you to work alongside athletes from all walks of life including recreational, high performance and Olympians. It doesn't get much more motivating that that! Working at Talisman Centre means joining...
  • Overview

    2225 Macleod Trail South Calgary, Alberta T2G 5B6 Phone: 403.233.8393 Fax: 403.262.1001 Email: info@talismancentre.com Donation Requests As a non-profit organization,...
  • Contact Us

    View Larger Map 2225 Macleod Trail SouthCalgary, AlbertaT2G 5B6 Phone: 403.233.8393Fax: 403.262.1001Email: info@talismancentre.com If emailing us, please include your: NAME, MEMBER BARCODE (if applicable), and CONTACT INFO  Download map of Talisman Centre (PDF)                  Hours...
  • Junior Clubs

    For course dates and costs please visit our Online Registration portal or our Registered Programs page for a downloadable PDF.  Talisman Centre Junior Masters Swim Club     Are you a swimmer who has achieved basic swimming skills and wants to refine and perfect these skills, but is not able to put the commitment in to join a competitive swim club?...
  • Personal Training Packages

    Testing Functional Movement Screen – $115 The Functional Movement Screen is a series of 7 movement patterns that assess your body's stability and mobility. The screen helps to identify areas or movement patterns that may have dysfunction and consequently lead to a greater chance of injury. This test will identify a primary movement pattern to work on and associated corrective...
  • Child Care

    Child Care Services are available for: 2 hours for infants (3 months12 months) 3 hours for children (1 year - 9 years) The maximum number of children permitted in the Child Care is 24. Children who are ill or show signs of sickness are not permitted in the Child Care. Unless accommpanied by a doctor's note stating the child is not contagious. Products containing...
  • ETS

    We are excited to announce the unveiling of our 3433 Sport Performance Centre! A new brand identity for its Renowned Performance & Endurance Programs. www.3433sportperformancecentre.com   Endurance Training Coaching for Endurance Athletes Our Endurance Training program is unique to Talisman Centre. It provides coaching and sports science services to endurance...
  • FAQ

    ETS Indoor Cycling Programs Do I have to bring my bike? All athletes that register for ETS Indoor Cycling Programs are required to bring their own bicycle. The ETS Indoor Cycling Programs provides each participant with a Tacx Flow Ergotrainer during the class. This device allows athletes to train on their own bicycles in a stationary environment. Can we use the Tacx Flow...
  • Sports Day in Canada

      FREE OPEN HOUSE EVENT  Experience everything Talisman Centre has to offer with something for everyone all day! Event Day Schedule (*subject to change) Cheer on our Sport Partners in action as they TRAIN for excellence: Cascade Swim Club 6:30am - 8:30am  /  12:00pm - 1:30pm Bow River Swim Association 7:00am - 9:00am  /...
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  • Get Into Group Fitness

    How to Enter There are two ways to enter and it's easy. Participate in a Group Fitness class and fill out a ballot. Participate in a Group Fitness class and write a review on our Facebook page. Full Fitness Prize Pack Details One Year Adult Talisman Centre Membership 4 Personal Training Sessions + 1 Nutrition Session $200 Sport Chek Gift Certificate $100 IMPACT...
  • FREE Gift with Purchase

    September 12th - October 21st Purchase an annual membership* and get a Talisman Centre Sport Bag and 15 SONY Music downloads.   *Eligibility for Sept. 12-Oct.21 Gift with Purchase Promotion: Valid on any new annual prepaid or continuous plan membership purchases only. Customers that have held any type of annual membership during the past 6 months do not qualify –...
  • The Gift of Fitness

    ON SALE NOV 16thDEC 24th   Get the Gift of Fitnessfor yourself... or give it to someone on your list! 12 DAYS OF FITNESS PASS for the price of 10* Adult $126 Senior $80 Youth $73 Child $48 *Maximum five (5) purchases per customer. On sale November 16thDecember 24th.    PLUS...
  • Registered Programs

    Talisman Centre offers a variety of Registered Programs and you do not need to be a Member to sign up! From swimming lessons to Personal Training to Preschool for Active Livingwe've got classes and programs for all age groups and skill levels.  2016 Summer Programs Download the SUMMER 2016 Registered Programs Price List (PDF) Member Registration opens May 9thNon-Member...
  • Scuba Diving

    Need a place to practice Scuba Diving?  Come to Talisman Centre and use our Dive Tank!  When: Sundays from 7:00pm10:00pm    Cost: Included in your membership or Drop-In admission. General Info: Talisman Centre has the only Dive Tank in Calgary The tank is 5 meters deep, 20 meters wide, and 20 meters long We...
  • Swipe & Win Member Contest

    DECEMBER 11th22nd   Talisman Centre Promotional 12 Days of Fitness Member Contest ("12 Days of Fitness Swipe & Win Contest") Rules and Regulations How to Enter: No purchase necessary in order to participate in the 12 Days of Fitness Swipe & Win Contest. 12 Days of Fitness Swipe & Win Contest starts at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Standard Time ("PT")...
  • Video Gallery

      CTV Calgary News November 24, 2015 "Talisman Centre Floatables" – September 2015 "Talisman Centre Swim Lessons" – September 2015 "Talisman Centre School Groups" – September 2015 "We Inspire" – September 2014 Business in Calgary's Leaders of Tomorrow Award WinnerJeff Booke, CEO, Talisman Centre Talisman Centre Flood Renovations...
  • Registered Program Descriptions

    Winter 2015 Registration Member Registration – November 10, 2014 Non-Member Registration – November 11, 2014 Download the WINTER 2015 Registered Programs Price List (PDF) What is Long-Term Athlete Development? LongTerm Athlete Development (LTAD) is a structured pathway that follows CS4L principles to optimize the development of our...
  • Executive Locker Room Memberships

    It's the small things that count, so we've added some little luxuries to make you feel better and to help you relax after your workouts. Our executive locker rooms provide many great benefits and we know you'll enjoy the exceptionally clean, private and quiet surroundings. Executive Locker Rooms Features Complimentary day-use towel service Lockable tote assignment to keep...
  • LPSS Call for Nominations

    Call for Nominations for the Lindsay Park Sports Society Board of Governors The Lindsay Park Sports Society ("LPSS") is seeking nominations for the Board of Governors which oversees the management and operation of the Talisman Centre. We are seeking qualified individuals who are passionate about the future of Talisman Centre, are committed to the dual mandate for both sport...
  • Aquathlon

    Youth or adults, new participants or seasoned triathletesthis is a great opportunity to participate in a fun and exciting swim and run event! April 14th, 20139:00am12:00pm  CLICK HERE FOR RESULTS FROM PREVIOUS AQUATHLONS What is an Aquathlon? Check out the video The Aquathlon Series consists of a swim component and run component. Participants will...
  • Forms & Downloads

    Please ensure you download and complete the appropriate forms and bring them with you on the first day of camp. If your Child is registered in more than one camp throughout the summer, please be sure to note that on the participant form. 2016 Summer Sport Camp forms coming soon. 2015 Summer Sport Camp Welcome Letter (PDF) 2015 Summer Sport Camp Participant Form (PDF) 2015...
  • Aquathlon Results

    April 14th Results Congratulations to everyone who participated! Find your results below:   CATEGORY/NAME  SWIM TIME  RUN TIME  TOTAL TIME  6 & 7 Girls  50m  200m  Leah Flaschner  1:23:14  0:47:55  2:11:09  Grace McNeil  1:31:07  0:41:56  2:13:03  Katie...
  • Olympic Moments Contest - PRIZING

      There will be one Member and one Sport Partner WINNER chosen for each place: GOLD MEDAL $2000 Talisman Centre shopping spree OR $1000 cash! SILVER MEDAL 1 Year Talisman Centre Membership OR $500 cash!  Talisman Centre prize pack! BRONZE MEDAL 2 Month Talisman Centre Membership Pass/Extension OR $250...
  • Olympic Moments Contest - RULES & REGULATIONS

    Talisman Centre "Olympic Moments" Contest (the "Contest") How to Enter: 1. No purchase is necessary in order to participate in the Contest. 2. Contest starts at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Standard Time ("MT") on May 8th, 2012 and closes at 11:59 p.m. MT on June 8th, 2012 (the "Contest Period"). 3. First entries may be made by logging on to www.talismancentre.com during the Contest...
  • Olympic Moments Contest - CONTESTANT SHOWCASE

      Mallory Avdeeff Duff Gibson Tanya Mudry Jennifer Thorne Josh Bagby Kaylene Girgenti Clare Ormerod Brad Tomlinson Morgan Bird – SILVER WINNER Cayley Hanrahan Seka Owen Brittany Tyler Claire Brown – BRONZE WINNER   David Holm Robin Randall Lynn...
  • ENTER MAY 8

      Contest Entry form will be available May 8th. Check back to submit your entry!
  • Summer Fitness Pass

  • Tenants

    Good Earth  Monday to Friday: 6:30am9:00pm Saturday/Sunday: 7:00am8:00pm Phone: 403.262.5241 Jugo Juice  Monday to Friday: 7:00am10:00pm Saturday/Sunday: 8:00am9:00pm Phone: 403.206.1559 Total Cardiology TotalCardiologyTM Rehabilitation and Risk Reduction (formerly the Cardiac Wellness...
  • LTAD (Long-Term Athlete Development)

    Talisman Centre's 30-year history and strong brand as a world-class training and competition facility is now strengthened by an alignment with the Long-Term Athlete Development Model (LTAD) developed by Canadian Sport for Life. In a continued effort to help Members and Sport Partners improve performance, build consistently stronger programs and services year after year and...
  • Annual Reports

    2014 Annual Report 2013 Annual Report Download other Annual Reports: 2012 Talisman Centre Annual Report (PDF) 2011 Talisman Centre Annual Report (PDF) 2011 Notes to Financial Statements (PDF)
  • Team Bios

    Kevin Clarke Training Since: 2009Specialty Areas: General Fitness, Weight Loss, Strength Development Background: Kevin graduated from the University of Victoria in 2012 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology, before moving to Calgary and joining the Talisman Centre team. A certified Personal Trainer through CSEP, Kevin centres his training programs around...
  • Press Releases

    Newest to oldest:   January 14, 2016 - Talisman Centres 3433 Sport Performance Centre hires Stephen Burke, Industry Leading Para-cycling Coach November 16, 2015 - Join Lindsay Park Sports Society (LPSS) & Talisman Centre on Friday, November 20th at 8:30 a.m. as we celebrate the official unveiling of a recognition display that acknowledges and honours Olympic...
  • Coach Bios

    Jack VanDyk Training Since: 1996Specialty Areas: Training Program Optimization for Cycling and Triathlon Background: Jack is the founder of the Talisman Centre Triathlon Club and Endurance Training Systems (ETS) programs and services with over 15 years of personal training and coaching experience. He completed a Masters of Kinesiology Degree at the University...
  • The John Currie Amateur Sport Legacy Fund

    Amateur Athlete Bursary Program 2016 Call for Amateur Bursary Applications is now closed. Please check back in January 2017 for details on the application process. Februaryapplication deadline February 28th Marchadjudication; completed by March 31st Aprilcelebration and cheque presentations Contact: bursary@talismancentre.com   Supporting...
  • About John Currie

    John Hugh Currie, C.M., LL.D. (Hon.) John Currie, community champion and President of the 1983 Western Canada Summer Games, was a key figure in the development and funding of Lindsay Park Sports Centre, the flagship facility of the Games. "We want the amateur clubs to be able to use Talisman Centre. That is the main reason we went after the Games." As a mentor, community...
  • Bursary Recipients

      2015 Bursary Recipients Talisman Energy Bursary Recipient: Yuri Kisil, Swimming, Cascade Swim Club Lindsay Park Sports Society Bursary Recipient: Justin Boyd, Water polo, Water Polo Canada   Jennifer Brown, Track and Field, CALTAF John Conway, Water Polo, Water Polo Canada Kyra Christmas, Water Polo, Calgary Renegades Water Polo Club/Water Polo...
  • Amateur Athlete Bursary Program

    Februaryapplication deadline is February 29th Marchadjudication; completed by March 31st Aprilcelebration and cheque presentations Contact: bursary@talismancentre.com
  • Articles

    December 2012Business in Calgary Talisman Centre is honoured to name a 30 year in the making athlete endowment fund after Mr. John Currie. Read about how the vision lives on through The John Currie Amateur Sport Legacy Fund in this month's Business in Calgary's Philanthropy issue – "Creating a Legacy Fund for Amateur Athletes" (PDF).
  • LPSS Call for Nominations

    Call for Nominations for the Lindsay Park Sports Society Board of Governors The Lindsay Park Sports Society (LPSS) is seeking nominations for the Board of Governors which oversees the management and operation of the Talisman Centre. We are seeking qualified individuals who are passionate about the future of Talisman Centre, are committed to the dual mandate for both sport...
  • Healthy Workplace Month Contest

    Activate a new Annual Corporate Membership in October 2013 during Healthy Workplace Month for a chance to WIN one year of massages from LifeMark Health Talisman Centre.   There doesn't seem to be enough time for physical activity at work and since we spend so much time there, it's a great place for companies to promote being active. Employees who are physically...
  • Celebrating 30 Years!

    It's hard to believe it been 30 years since Talisman Centre (formerly known as Lindsay Park Sports Centre) first opened its doors to host the 1983 Western Canada Summer Games. Since then, Talisman Centre has become an iconic part of Calgary that is celebrated every day by the people who come here to TRAIN, COMPETE and PLAY. In celebration of our 30th Anniversary and for...
  • Running Technique & Strength

    We are excited to announce the unveiling of our 3433 Sport Performance Centre! A new brand identity for its Renowned Performance & Endurance Programs. www.3433sportperformancecentre.com     Let our Running Technical Specialist, Llew Edwards, assess your strengths and weaknesses and tailor a workout to build your stamina for the final miles of your race....
  • Our Brand

    It's short. It's clear. It's catchy. But above all, it's an inspirational tribute to our legacy, our unique and iconic facility and our unmatched offerings. As the largest multi-sport complex of its kind in Canada, Talisman Centre enables all Calgarians at any age, at any skill level and within almost any sports activity to TRAIN for excellence, COMPETE with...
  • 2013 Flood Re-Opening Info Package

    2013 Flood Re-Opening Info Package We miss you and we know you're as anxious as we are to get back into our facility to Train, Compete and Play! We've been on a mission to get back in tip top shape for you and are excited to welcome you back on July 16th to our Dryland Facility Areas. We will endeavor to open more areas as they become fully restored. Included below...
  • Tuscon Triathlon Camp

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  • ThePUSH 2016

    Social Media Ambassadors   Follow Saba's progress as she takes on ThePUSH Challenge with her trainers Ken Kotyk and Jackie Cooney.   https://www.facebook.com/CTVBuzzYYC/  https://twitter.com/ctvbuzzyyc   Follow Zack's progress as he takes on ThePUSH Challenge with his Trainer David Twan.   https://www.facebook.com/zackhewitt/  https://twitter.com/zackhewitt   Follow...
  • Loyalty Reward Store

  • 10 Mile Tri

    10 Mile TriSunday, March 13, 2016  2016 RESULTS OVERALL RESULTS: https://timing.zone4.ca/results/5eae8c90-e8e2-11e5-926e-0ab5a824c693/ AGE GROUP RESULTS:https://timing.zone4.ca/results/3e993d0c-e8d7-11e5-926e-0ab5a824c693/ 2016 HEAT SHEETS:  https://timing.zone4.ca/report/948bfc8a-e7c0-11e5-a04f-0ab5a824c693 CLICK HERE FOR THE UNOFFICIAL 2015 10 MILE...
  • Mallorca Triathlon Camp

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  • Mobile APP

        Get Talisman Centre's FREE APP:        Talisman Centre's Mobile APP is an interactive tool that has something for every fitness enthusiast no matter what your level. It was designed to provide you with tons of compelling reasons to get fit and stay fit. From our quick check-ins to our loyalty rewards and sharing features - the...
  • FAQ

    Get Talisman Centre's FREE Active Member Rewards Program & Mobile APP        Frequently Asked Questions GENERAL Who can use Talisman Centre's Active Member Rewards Portal and Mobile APP? Any Annual Members, 30 Day Pass, 10 Pass, Summer Fitness and 12 Days of Fitness Pass holders can login and create an Active Member Rewards Account....
  • Terms & Conditions

    Active Member Rewards Portal and The APP Talisman Centre ('Owner') Active Member Rewards Portal ('The Portal') and mobile application ('The App') are rewards platforms that allow Talisman Centre Members to earn and accumulate points through select group fitness class bookings, social media sharing and/or checking in using The App's digital barcode as well as various promotional...
  • Vernon Cycling Camp

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  • Summer Edge

    Take control of your fitness this summer by committing to a plan now! We've developed a program that will have you working out in a group setting with other like-minded individuals committed to fitness. The 12 Week Summer Edge Program is designed to give you the advantage of being able to train at your convenience in our private training room. Each session will include...
  • Junior Triathlon Club

    We are excited to announce the unveiling of our 3433 Sport Performance Centre! A new brand identity for its Renowned Performance & Endurance Programs. www.3433sportperformancecentre.com   Junior Performance Triathlon Program To support the continued growth of Talisman Centre's strategic goal to incubate the sport of Triathlon, Talisman Centre is...
  • We Inspire Contest

    Contest Runs: September 1 - December 31* Inspiration is what first opened our doors to sport and fitness and it's what drives our vision to this day. It's all around us every day and helps shape our Talisman Centre community. Our tent is bursting at the seams with stories of individuals and teams committed to reaching their goals and dreams. We are motivated by these...
  • We Inspire Weekly Winners

    WEEKLY WINNERS Here are the 2014 We Inspire Weekly Winners that resulted from the contest! WEEK 18 WINNER - January 2, 2015 Karen Woo  Winner of The PUSH 2014! Nominated By: Kirsten Giba // "Karen signed up for the January PUSH challenge (2014) and had the most improvements of all of the women in the challenge! She started off wanting...
  • Corporate Memberships

    Corporate Memberships   Adult (18+)  Family   Annual  Monthly Membership  $64 $106  Annual Full Pay Membership  $709 $1,212 DOWNLOAD 2015 MEMBERSHIP/ADMISSION PRICING CHART (PDF)  To qualify for the Corporate membership rate, it is required that at least 5...
  • Corporate Team Building

      Get an out of office experience and bring your meeting to Talisman Centre! We offer meeting space and activity packages for your business for 15 to 100 people. Activities are led by an expert Talisman Centre Instructor and include any of the following: Team Building Games Boot Camp/Circuit Training Power Cycling (max 20 participants) Group Power/Group Core Kickboxing Pilates...
  • Triathlon/Cycling Camps

    Register for our upcoming Triathlon/Cycling Camp. Please contact Jon Bird at jbird@talismancentre.com for more details on the below camp.   REGISTER NOW!    
  • 2014 Customer Survey

      Customer Survey 2014 November 17thDecember 31st, 2014 This is your chance to tell us how we are doing and to provide feedback on your Talisman Centre experience. We don't take this lightly. We analyze the results and read all the comments to see what we are doing well and where there may be room for improvement. Please take a few moments to complete our Customer...
  • No Excuses

    No Excuses in 2015 Making the resolution is easy. Getting started and sticking to it is tough. You can make this year different! Whether it's a new fitness plan or you're just ready to revamp your current routine make 2015 your year of No Excuses. Talisman Centre has all the variety you need for a foolproof No Excuses year! Plus, we are adding in some extra incentives...
  • Activity Space Rentals

      Click HERE for Talisman Centre's online activity space booking form. Click HERE for downloadable PDF of the following questions 1. What is the cost to book an activity space? 25m Pool – $180.00 1 Lane 25M – $22.50 50m Pool – $360.00 1 lane 50M – $45.00 Dive Tank – $162.00 1/2 Dive Tank – $81.00 Teach...
  • Floatables

        Pumped-Up Parties offer great fun in the pool The only thing more fun than a day in the pool is a day in the pool climbing, playing and bouncing on these fantastic inflatable floating play structures. Make a huge splash with your next party or event with Talisman Centre's Floatables! Download Brochure and Pricelist (PDF) Download Floatable FAQs (PDF)
  • Nutrition Packages

    Build the Balance If you're working out without working on nutrition, it's like you're driving a car without any fuel. Get the right kind of fuel in your tank with Nutrition Services at Talisman Centre. Don't go half-way with your fitness; get some guidance on nutrition from our skilled Registered Dietician. Packages The Fundamentals Package One-on-one hour consultation...
  • Sport Partner Criteria Application

    Applications are now closed for our Sport Partner Status and Talisman Centre will not be accepting new applications for this training year. In past years our facility had seen attrition with our Sport Partners, opening up some critical space opportunities for additional groups to join.  This year we are not expecting any attrition with groups and therefore additional...
  • HIGH SCHOOL COMBINE STRENGTH TRAINING CAMP

      NEW! High School Combine Strength Training Camp June 29August 20 Cost: $220 Ages: 15-17  TRAINING TIMES: Monday/Friday10:30am12pm & Wednesday 1pm2:30pm Summer means warm weather and the end of the school year. It's also an incredibly important time for young athletes to prepare themselves physically and mentally for...
  • 30 Day Strength and Balance Challenge

    30 Day Strength & Balance Challenge Thank you to everyone that supported and participated in the 30 Day Strength & Balance Challenge. It was great to see so many take part. And the winners are: Gold Prize: Ivana Habib (pictured in photo below) Silver Prize: Don Maier Bronze Prize: Jane (Hui Ping) Lu Everyone that completed 30 days of the challenge will also receive...
  • 60 Days of Summer

    60 Days of Summer Pass Available June 1July 31, 2015 Its gut check timewhat's your plan to reach that summer fitness goal? Maybe you're training for the next big race, or you've signed up for your first one? Perhaps you've already been working hard to get in shape for summer but need to shake up your routine? Whatever your goal, Talisman Centre has the variety...
  • Personal Training Team Bios

    Anna Iskra Started working as a Personal Trainer in 2013 EDUCATION: University of Calgary Bachelor of Kinesiology. CSEP CPT and Pre and Post Natal fitness ABOUT ME: Calgary born and raised, but my background is Polish. I still have lots of family in Poland and love going to visit when I can. I really love the outdoors and try to spend as much time enjoying...
  • PAN AM GAMES 2015

    GO CANADA GO!!! Athletes who train at Talisman Centre & the date of their next event: Talisman Centre is very proud to have the following athletes from our facility participating: · Water Polo Canada's Senior Men's National Water Polo Team     - In action again on July 9, 2015   · Joshua Riker-FoxModern Pentathlon Club (currently with Ares Fencing...
  • Facility FAQ

    Facility FAQ's GENERAL Why is the gate not opening when I scan my card? There are a number of reasons, one being that your account has expired and you need to see a Customer Service Representative. Another is that you may not be holding the barcode in front of the electronic scanner properly. Where can I find Group Fitness Class Schedules? Daily Group Fitness Class schedules...
  • Virtual Tour

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  • Good Things Come To Those Who Sweat

    Good Things Come To Those Who SWEAT! September 4October 31 And even more good things come to those who sweat at Talisman Centre this fall! It's a great time of year to revive your fitness routine as you transition from the casual days of summer to the hectic days of fall. We have some great promotions to help make the transition easier.     •  Choice...
  • 21 Day Challenge

    September 15October 31 Take your fitness to the next sweaty level with our 21 Day Challenge. If you can create an exercise ritual, it will become part of your routine, a habit. Eventually, you won't even think about it, it will just happen. We challenge you to uncover your fitness ritual at Talisman Centre during this 21 Day Challenge. It doesn't matter what you do –...
  • Mobile APP

    Get Talisman Centre's FREE APP:      Talisman Centre's Mobile APP is an interactive tool that has something for every fitness enthusiast no matter what your level. It was designed to provide you with tons of compelling reasons to get fit and stay fit. From our quick check-ins to our loyalty rewards and sharing features - the more you use it, the...
  • Active Member Rewards Portal

    Introducing, Talisman Centres new online Active Member Rewards Portal. In 2013, we introduced our Rewards APP, enabling you to book select group fitness classes and earn valuable rewards points in the palm of your hand. Now you can do it all from your home computer... with a few new enhancements! The Active Member Rewards Portal enables you to browse all our group fitness...
  • Activity Space Request Form

    This request form is for training/play activity bookings only. If youre interested in booking an EVENT, please review our Competition and Event booking details. Thank for your interest in booking activity space at Talisman Centre.  The Sport Services Team strives to deliver exceptional customer service and will strive to respond to each request within 24-48 hours. Due...
  • Olympic & Paralympic Medallists

    For more information contact Julie Johnston, Fund Development Officer at 403.355.1254 or jjohnston@talismancentre.com
  • Registered Training Programs

                   Baby & Me Postnatal Training This class will provide a safe, educational, social environment for parents with their babies. Focus will be on the parents health and wellness, incorporating all aspects of strength, cardiovascular and endurance training to ensure weight-loss and fitness gains. Baby: Under...
  • Crush Your Excuses

    Crush Your Excuses! January 1st31st   Youve made the resolutionno sweat. Now comes the hard partgetting started and sticking to it. Lets do this together! You bring the motivation to sweat and well supply all the strength, cardio and fitness variety you need to crush your excuses in 2016! Commit to crushing your excuses at Talisman Centre...
  • Crush It Contest!

    Crush It Contest!   Were flattered by your choice to get fit under our tent. And were committed to helping you Crush It in 2016. To show our crush on you we have 3 incredible prizes to be won with 3 ways to enter. Now its your turn. Share your crush with family and friends... 1. Member guest pass Your new Member Welcome Package comes with 5 (five) Guest Passes....
  • Leap into Fitness

    On FEBRUARY 29th ONLY Leap into Fitness at Talisman Centre with our 3-pack of savings: 20% OFF all New Annual Memberships* 20% OFF all 10 Pass Cards** and 30 Day Cards  29% OFF all Drop In rates!! Plus all memberscan bring a friend for FREE! Tell us what you would YOU will do with the EXTRA day of fitness? #TrainCompeteLEAP Try...
  • Registered Dietitian Bio

    Caroline Kralka, BSc, RD Registered Dietician, Nutritional Consultant Carolines love of nutrition developed long before she decided she should make a career out of it. After realizing her passion and switching out of Honors Chemistry, she completed her four-year Bachelors of Science in Food and Nutrition at the University of Alberta. Acceptance into the dietetic...
  • 30 Day Yoga & Cycle Challenge

      Join us for the ultimate 30 Day Challenge that will test your strength, balance and power! The core of this challenge is commitment. All you have to do is commit to participating in any of our Yoga, Pilates, Strength & Balance or Cycle classes for 30 days during the contest dates (March 15April 30, 2016). Commit to a goal that will push you through...
  • Nutrition Month

    It's Nutrition Month! Join us from March 731 in our Member Lounge and on our social media for healthy and nutritional tips, games and contests. PLUSour Registered Dietitian, Caroline Kralka will be set up in our Member Lounge throughout the month to answer your questions and challenge your nutrition knowledge with fun, fact based games. March 14th: 11:30am...
  • Booking an Event

    Booking an Event at Talisman Centre Thank you for considering Talisman Centre as your competition and event venue! Talisman Centres event season begins September 1 and concludes August 31, annually. Our event application process occurs during the month of April, for all prospective events in the upcoming event season. Please note that Talisman Centre is no longer...
  • Race in the Buff

    Race in the Buff!  We want to celebrate all of the sports and events our members train for under our tent by giving you a special gift to wear proudly at your next race or competition! How to Be a Part of #TCintheBuff  Bring in a race or competitive sport event registration or receipt with your name and present it to our Customer Service Desk with a valid...
  • Youth Week [ April 24-May 1 ]