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Recreation Opportunities

Recreation Opportunities

Recreation, sports & leisure & registered programs for a healthy Calgary

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Service description

Recreation Opportunities creates vibrant communities by leading and investing in Calgary’s recreation sector. We provide you opportunities to participate in many recreation, sport and leisure activities like programs, drop-in activities, and rentals and bookings at City and Partner operated facilities.

We build confidence, promote a positive lifestyle, and improve social, physical, and mental health outcomes.

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Service performance

Service cost

per visit to City-operated recreation amenity

What we heard

You’ve said recreation is important, with almost all Calgarians wanting us to provide recreation services, and invest the same amount or more in the next ten years. Affordable sports programs are something you want to see and believe there are many benefits to our recreation services, including increased quality of life, better physical health, a strong sense of community, and better mental health.
2018 Citizen Satisfaction Survey

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Council direction

Recreation Opportunities is tasked with improving the community, social, and physical health of Calgarians through active daily living in all seasons. We will continue to support community interactions, social cohesion and healthy lifestyles through affordable and accessible recreation opportunities for all.

We remain focused on quality improvement to ensure products, services and experiences are accessible, effective, efficient, and equitable.

Our work makes communities more vital and cohesive, bringing us together, promoting social cohesion and strong families. We also continue to foster tourism and business development and reduce health care costs while encouraging activity-friendly communities.
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