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Pre-K, Youth, Teen, Adult and Family programs await - find your happy place.


Skate Doctor *Summer Hours*

Skate Doctor hours are changing for Spring/Summer!

Vivo. A New Name for Healthier Generations.

Cardel Place, north-central Calgary's leading regional recreation provider, is changing its name to Vivo for Healthier Generations. The new cause-based name becomes effective April 1 and replaces the original moniker following the expiration of the 10-year commercial naming agreement with Cardel Homes.

Save the Date for Your Summer Adventure at Cardel Place

Why wait for Spring & Summer Registration at Cardel Place to plan your child's summer adventure? Preview our @Camp offerings and dates below! View more information and pricing on March 10th then on March 24th register for your favorites via

Blood Clinic

April 10, 2015

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Blood Clinic

To book your appointment visit




   04:00 PM - 8:00 PM


   Cardel Place

Heart Health Screening Clinic

April 25, 2015

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Heart Health Screening Clinic

FREE Heart Health Screening Clinic provided by the Heart & Stroke Foundation




   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


   Cardel Place Piazza

Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

May 1, 2015 - May 3, 2015

Friday, May 1, 2014 12pm - 8pm Saturday, May 2, 2014 9am - 6pm Sunday, May 3, 2014 10am - 5pm

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Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Come out and see gem, mineral & fossil displays and demonstrations at the Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club's 55th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show. While you're there, don't forget to purchase a souviner! 

Friday, May 1, 2014 12pm - 8pm

Saturday, May 2, 2014 9am - 6pm
Sunday, May 3, 2014 10am - 5pm




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Vivo for Healthier Generations Vivo for Healthier Generations 26 March 2015, 17:10
Vivo for Healthier Generations updated their status.
NOTICE. Krank 101 from 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM is cancelled tonight.
Vivo for Healthier Generations Vivo for Healthier Generations 25 March 2015, 19:38
Our Spring Break Camps were busy today creating a game or invention to encourage kids to unplug from electronics and play more! How do you get your family to reduce screen time? #unplugandplay #healthiergenerations
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Cardel Place is more than a recreation centre - we're on a mission. Our 195,000 sq ft facility offers a fitness centre, pool complex, gymnasiums, climbing wall, ice rinks, public library, sports medicine clinic and café, plus a wide variety of programs and services for all ages and abilities. We’re a community hub where individuals, families, volunteers, athletes, coaches, educators, business and community leaders can meet under one roof. Since 2004, we have welcomed more than 10 million visitors to swim, climb, dance, run, sweat, create, learn and grow into healthier, more active lifestyles. Our holistic approach to health and wellness enables us to build stronger communities in north central Calgary and across the city.

Inspiring Stories


Making a meaningful connection with youth
is a vital first step
in Raising Healthier Generations. Few do
that better than Michelle.


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Table of Contents

  • Kayla's Story - Cardel Place is a facility unlike any other. Being apart of this team over the years has given me th
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  • Ann's Story - Recently I was diagnosed with heart health issues and was enrolled in a 12-week cardiac rehabilitati
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  • Michelle's Story - Michelle is a woman of many talents…actress, grandmother, active lifestyle enthusiast and the
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  • Jane's Story - Six-year-old Jane was typically shy in the classroom, and did not feel comfortable speaking up or sh
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  • Brenda's Story - When Brenda attended our On Your Mark event she didn't realize how that evening would affect her, ch
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  • Tanner's Story - Tanner, a local Calgary high school student, has always been intrigued by the science of videography
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  • Tanya's Story - We all know intellectually what we need to do to get healthy and live better; however, it takes a fa
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  • Eric's STory - Go fly a kite! No, we really mean it. Flying a kite is a creative way to spend playtime with loved o
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