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Summer day camps

Over the summer we offer a variety of fun, creative and educational summer day camps. Our camps have sports, games, art and may include off-trips to local parks and use of amenities in our facilities. Campers will spend the summer happy and active in a supportive environment with qualified instructors.

Summer camps run from Jul. 2 - Aug. 23, 2024.

Benefits of summer day camps

Summer day camps provide continuing education throughout the summer. It's a fun, interactive, learning adventure 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 summer day camps

You can register online, in person at our Aquatic facilities, or by calling
403-268-3800 (option 1).

About our summer day camp leaders

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

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

What are summer day camps like?

A day at our camps is filled with activities that will help your child learn more about themselves, others, and the world around them. They will take part in activities like games, sports, and arts.

Depending on the camp, campers may get to do adventures like swimming, exploring nature at local parks, and playing on indoor or outdoor play structures.

Camp drop-off starts at 9 a.m. and children must be picked up by 4 p.m. Late pickups may be charged a late pickup fee. If you will be late, call 311 to be transferred to the facility and 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 for the day that don't require heating.
  • Refillable plastic or metal water bottles.
  • Any necessary medication or medical equipment (such as an epi-pen).
  • Weather appropriate clothing like sunglasses, hat, footwear, sweater/jacket, etc. 
  • You must apply sunscreen and insect repellent before camp.

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 you, the parent/guardian, to provide a support worker/aide to attend camp with your child.

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