Taekwondo classes

Learn the basic Taekwondo punching, kicking and self-defense techniques. You will also develop courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control and an indomitable spirit.

Benefits of learning Taekwondo

  • Strengthen the mind and body
  • Improve flexibility, balance, coordination and reflexes
  • Build stamina and overall health
  • Improve self-esteem and confidence
  • Learn how to defend yourself

2024 spring & summer registration dates

Registration for spring & summer programs, classes and day camps:

  • Summer day camp registration is open
  • Program and class registration is open
  • Certification registration registration is open

Ensure your Live and Play account is ready on registration day by logging in and verifying your information is up to date. Get ready to register.

Registration will open:

  • 6 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.

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 Taekwondo classes

You can register online, in person at our Recreation facilities, or by calling


About our Taekwondo instructors

  • Certified and/or advanced training in Taekwondo
  • Previous leadership and instructional expertise
  • Ability to teach all levels and ages
  • Instructors are or were competitive practicing athletes in Taekwondo
  • Intermediate first-aid, CPR, AED, police checks

What are classes like?

Our classes are open to all levels of skill and fitness. Previous martial arts experience is not required.
Classes include warm up exercises, technical practice, flexibility training and exercises to improve overall health and agility.

Come prepared

  • Bring a water bottle
  • Wear comfortable clothing. Uniform is not required
  • No shoes required. Taekwondo is practiced barefoot

More martial arts and self-defence classes

Learn how to set up an account, register for programs and find information on cancellations in the help section of Live and Play.