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Winter 2024 Classes: How to Register

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Get ready to dive into a world of fitness and creativity in Calgary! Winter registration for January, 2024 fitness and art classes is just around the corner.

Warm up in our heated pools scattered across the city, tailored for all fitness levels. Join our vibrant community to explore diverse fitness programs, from cardio to weightlifting, and much more. In our arts centres, creativity knows no bounds. Whether you're a seasoned artist or a beginner, our lively arts classes embrace all levels. Unleash your imagination, experiment with colors, and celebrate your uniqueness. Join us to ignite your fitness and artistic journey!

Winter arts and skills program registration dates

Nov. 16 — Schedules can be previewed online.

Nov. 21 — Program, class and day camp registration opens.


Programs and classes begin in January 2024. Registration for fall and winter break day camps is ongoing.

Learn more about programs, classes, and day camps here


Winter swimming lesson registration dates

  • Nov. 16 — Schedules can be previewed online.

Swimming lessons registration is split into several days to help manage the number of customers using our system at the same time. 

Registration for group and private lessons will begin on the following days: 

  • Nov. 23 — Southland Leisure Centre, Canyon Meadows and Acadia Aquatic Centres
  • Nov. 28 — Village Square Leisure Centre* (see below), Bob Bahan and Renfrew Aquatic Centres
  • Nov. 30 — Foothills, Sir Winston Churchill and Thornhill Aquatic Centres 
  • Dec. 5 — Killarney, Glenmore, Inglewood and Shouldice Aquatic Centres 

*Due to annual maintenance and cleaning, swimming lessons scheduled to begin at Village Square Leisure Centre in November 2023 have been rescheduled for January. As a result of this scheduling change, additional swimming lesson availability for winter 2024 registration at Village Square Leisure Centre will be limited. The water park and pool area remains closed as it undergoes additional repairs and is expected to reopen in December. Updates will be posted to

Learn more about swimming lessons


Please note the times that registration will open for each program on their respective dates:

  • 6:00 a.m. — Online (virtual waiting room opens at 5:30 a.m.)
  • 8:30 a.m. — By calling the Customer Service Centre at 403-268-3800 (option 1).
  • During business hours — At any City-operated Aquatic & Recreation or Arts facility.


Get ready: ensure your account info is up to date

To ensure that your Live and Play account is ready on registration day, take a moment to log in and verify that your information is up to date.

Log into your account and get ready to register


New: Use Recreation Fee Assistance online

Customers approved for Recreation Fee Assistance via Fair Entry can use their subsidy allocation for programs, classes, lessons, admissions and pass purchases online.

Fair Entry clients logging into Live and Play for the first time should click "Forgot password" to access their account using the same email address provided to Fair Entry. Once logged in, you will be able to use your subsidy allocation.

Questions can be sent to

Log in or set up access to your account


Note: Southland Leisure Centre pool is open

The waterpark and pool area at Southland Leisure Centre has reopened following annual preventative maintenance and cleaning.



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