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Village Square Leisure CentreActivities

Join us and get moving. Swim in our wave pools and take turns on the waterslide. Score a goal playing hockey, or skate with some friends. Hit the gym for some basketball or badminton, or drop-in for a fitness class. We've got something for everyone!​​​​​

Registered programs

Experience the benefits of an active, creative and healthy lifestyle. Opportunities for all ages

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Drop-in programs

We offer a variety of flexible drop-in activities to meet the needs of your busy schedule.

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ID: 52

ListCategory: Swimming

Title: Swimming

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Description: <p>Swimming provides a whole body workout. It increases your heart rate, tones muscle and builds endurance, all with very little stress to your body. It can be very beneficial for people recovering from an injury or suffering from joint pain.</p> <p>Swimming is also fun! Enjoy:</p> <ul> <li>Swim lessons</li> <li>Diving</li> <li>A soak in the hot tub</li> <li>A good steam</li> <li>Aquatic fitness workouts</li> <li>Dive-in movie events</li> </ul> ​​​​​​

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Swimming provides a whole body workout. It increases your heart rate, tones muscle and builds endurance, all with very little stress to your body. It can be very beneficial for people recovering from an injury or suffering from joint pain.

Swimming is also fun! Enjoy:

  • Swim lessons
  • Diving
  • A soak in the hot tub
  • A good steam
  • Aquatic fitness workouts
  • Dive-in movie events
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ID: 53

ListCategory: Skating

Title: Skating

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Description: <p>Skating is another activity that offers a full-body workout. It benefits the heart while improving agility, balance and coordination. It's a great cross-training exercise to keep you fit for your favourite summer activities.</p> <p>Learn to skate or pick up some hockey skills. We have something for everyone:</p> <ul> <li>50+ Leisure skate</li> <li>Adult shinny</li> <li>Sticks, pucks and rings</li> <li>Hockey</li> <li>Ringette</li> </ul> ​​​​

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Skating is another activity that offers a full-body workout. It benefits the heart while improving agility, balance and coordination. It's a great cross-training exercise to keep you fit for your favourite summer activities.

Learn to skate or pick up some hockey skills. We have something for everyone:

  • 50+ Leisure skate
  • Adult shinny
  • Sticks, pucks and rings
  • Hockey
  • Ringette
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ID: 54

ListCategory: Gym Sports

Title: Gym Sports

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Description: <p>Sports are a great way for all ages to stay in shape while having fun with friends. Improve your cardiovascular health, endurance, coordination and reflexes. Join one of our programs, or drop-in for:</p> <ul> <li>Basketball</li> <li>Badminton</li> <li>Soccer</li> <li>T-ball</li> <li>Roller skating</li> <li>Floor curling and more</li> </ul> ​

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Sports are a great way for all ages to stay in shape while having fun with friends. Improve your cardiovascular health, endurance, coordination and reflexes. Join one of our programs, or drop-in for:

  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Soccer
  • T-ball
  • Roller skating
  • Floor curling and more

ID: 55

ListCategory: Cardio Fitness

Title: Cardio Fitness

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Description: <p>Step, kick, or dance your way to a high-energy cardio workout. Aerobic workouts burn calories, lower blood pressure, regulate blood sugars, and help you sleep. Those are just a few of the benefits.</p> <p>Our Certified Trainers help you achieve your fitness goals. Choose from:</p> <ul> <li>Zumba</li> <li>Cardio kickboxing</li> <li>Total body workout</li> <li>Sets reps and core</li> <li>Step</li> <li>Step pump</li> </ul> ​​​

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Cardio Fitness

Step, kick, or dance your way to a high-energy cardio workout. Aerobic workouts burn calories, lower blood pressure, regulate blood sugars, and help you sleep. Those are just a few of the benefits.

Our Certified Trainers help you achieve your fitness goals. Choose from:

  • Zumba
  • Cardio kickboxing
  • Total body workout
  • Sets reps and core
  • Step
  • Step pump
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ID: 57

ListCategory: Strength Disciplines

Title: Strength Disciplines

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Description: <p>Strength exercise improves bone density and muscle health. It boosts your metabolism and decreases inflammation.</p> <p>We teach a variety of disciplines. Our instructors can help you become stronger, more balanced and flexible. Choose from:</p> <ul> <li>Weight training</li> <li>Martial arts</li> <li>Yoga</li> </ul> ​​

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Strength Disciplines

Strength exercise improves bone density and muscle health. It boosts your metabolism and decreases inflammation.

We teach a variety of disciplines. Our instructors can help you become stronger, more balanced and flexible. Choose from:

  • Weight training
  • Martial arts
  • Yoga
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ID: 56

ListCategory: Gentle Fitness

Title: Gentle Fitness

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Description: ​<p>Need something gentle? Just starting a fitness routine, or recovering after an injury or illness?​ We have easy to follow, low intensity programs to maintain strength, balance and wellness:​</p> <ul> <li>Ever active</li> <li>Living Healthy-Keep Going</li> <li>Mind-body Serenity</li> <li>Qigong</li> <li>Tai Chi</li> </ul> <p>Those who need assistance or have a support worker can join our Adaptive Fitness programs.​​​​​​​</p>

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Gentle Fitness

Need something gentle? Just starting a fitness routine, or recovering after an injury or illness?​ We have easy to follow, low intensity programs to maintain strength, balance and wellness:​

  • Ever active
  • Living Healthy-Keep Going
  • Mind-body Serenity
  • Qigong
  • Tai Chi

Those who need assistance or have a support worker can join our Adaptive Fitness programs.​​​​​​​

ID: 58

ListCategory: Children and Youth programs

Title: Children and Youth

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Description: <p><a href="/CSPS/CNS/Pages/Children-and-youth/Calgary-AfterSchool/Calgary-AfterSchool.aspx" target="_blank">Calgary Afterschool</a> and <a href="/CSPS/Recreation/Pages/Day-camps.aspx" target="_blank">day camps​</a> keep children and youth active all year!</p> <p>A mix of physical and creative adventures that teach skills, encourage cooperation and engage young minds. Activities include:</p> <ul> <li>Swimming, skating and sports</li> <li>Arts and photography</li> <li>Music and dance</li> <li>Cooking, games and more</li> <li><a href="/CSPS/Recreation/Pages/Leisure-centres/Village-Square/Birthday-Parties-Village-Square-Leisure-Centre.aspx">Birthday parties​</a></li> </ul> ​​​​

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Children and Youth

Calgary Afterschool and day camps​ keep children and youth active all year!

A mix of physical and creative adventures that teach skills, encourage cooperation and engage young minds. Activities include:

  • Swimming, skating and sports
  • Arts and photography
  • Music and dance
  • Cooking, games and more
  • Birthday parties​
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ID: 59

ListCategory: Preschool and Playschool

Title: Preschool and Playschool

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Description: <p>Our playschool/preschool programs are run by highly trained and experienced staff. Building physical and social skills helps to prepare your child for school. We incorporate:</p> <ul> <li>Active play</li> <li>Songs</li> <li>Activities</li> <li>Arts and crafts</li> </ul> <p>Preschoolers love to be active. They run, jump, spin, leap and climb at every opportunity. We have a jungle gym they'll love (on a soft and safe surface). Check our drop-in schedule for a play date! </p> ​​​

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Our playschool/preschool programs are run by highly trained and experienced staff. Building physical and social skills helps to prepare your child for school. We incorporate:

  • Active play
  • Songs
  • Activities
  • Arts and crafts

Preschoolers love to be active. They run, jump, spin, leap and climb at every opportunity. We have a jungle gym they'll love (on a soft and safe surface). Check our drop-in schedule for a play date!

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