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PD day camps

We offer fun and creative day camps on professional development (PD) and non-instructional school days. Your kids will take part in activities, sports, games and arts. They’ll take occasional trips to local parks and use the different areas of our facilities.

Benefits of our PD day camps


Our PD day camps provide an interactive learning environment where kids build friendships and memories while developing:

  • Independence.
  • Resiliency.
  • Confidence.
  • Cooperation.
  • Cognitive skills.
  • Communication, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • A sense of identity and community.

2024 spring & summer registration dates


Registration for spring & summer programs, classes and day camps is open.

Upcoming facility closures

Programs, classes and swimming lessons will not be offered at the following facilities while they undergo repairs:

  • Bob Bahan Aquatic & Fitness Centre: closed this spring and summer.
  • Canyon Meadows Aquatic & Fitness Centre: closed this summer.
  • Sir Winston Churchill Aquatic & Recreation Centre: closed this summer.

Types of PD day camps


You can register online, in person at our Recreation facilities, or by calling
403-268-3800.

PD day camps will be back for the fall season.

About our PD day camp leaders


Our day camp staff are selected based on their experience, ability to relate to children and leadership skills.

Their certified in Intermediate First Aid and CPR, High Five® Principles of Healthy Child Development and receive additional City of Calgary training.

What are PD day camps like?


We start our camps with fun icebreakers so kids can meet each other and their leaders. A day at our camps is filled with activities that will help your child learn more about themselves, others and the world around them. 

Drop-off is at the same location each morning at 9 a.m. Breaks are offered throughout the day to recharge, have lunch or eat snacks. Participants must be picked up by 4 p.m. each day. Late pickups may be charged a late pickup fee. If you will be late, call 311 to be transferred to the facility to inform day camp staff.

 

Come prepared


On the first day of the program, please bring a signed permission form. Make sure you understand the requirements regarding medication.

For each day of the program, please bring:

  • A healthy lunch and snacks that don't require heating.
  • A refillable plastic or metal water bottle.
  • Any necessary medication or medical equipment (such as an epi-pen).
  • Weather-appropriate clothing like gloves, hats, boots, footwear, sweater/jacket, etc. 

Leave all valuable items and personal electronics at home. We are not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen items.

Inclusion for campers with disabilities


For your child to have their best day camp experience, please tell us of any needs that could impact their participation when you register. If your child requires more support than we can provide, a day camp supervisor will request that you provide a support worker or aide to attend camp with your child.

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