Sports and Rec

Whether you’re a little kid, medium-sized kid, or big kid (a kid at heart), the JCC offers sports and rec programs that fit your schedule. No experience necessary, our programs are open to people of all skill levels from amateur to those that think they’re pros.

Contact Scott Russell at 403-444-3150 or email.

Children's and Teens Programs  |  Adults Programs

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Pre-School Dance
This introduction to ballet and jazz dance will get your child moving and expressing themselves to music. Yael Guterman, La Pointe Danec Studio woner and reacher, will teach children rhythm, body awareness, musicality, and basic dance steps. Boys and girls will gain confience and enjoyment.

Sportball Multi-Sport Ages 3-5y
Multi-Sport classes are the heart of Sportball programming. Coaches focus on the basic skills common to all sports such as balance, coordination, stamina, and timing. All done in a fun, supportive, and non-competitive setting that emphasizes teamwork. Each class focuses on one of eight different popular sports: hockey, soccer, football, baseball, basketball, volleyball, golf, and tennis.

Jr. NBA Ages 5-7y
Jr. NBA is an entry-level program created in alliance with Canadian Sport 4 Life/Long Term Athlete Development initiatives. The curriculum has been developed by NBA Basketball Operations and a team of experts in child development and physical literacy, and basketball fundamentals – providing an active and healthy learning environment. Games are modified to be age-appropriate, simple and fun.

Steve Nash Youth Basketball Ages 8+y
Steve Nash Youth Basketball is a national youth basketball program designed to develop fundamental skills, sportsmanship and a love of the game of basketball  This Canada Basketball grassroots initiative empowers community basketball groups, facilities, and clubs across Canada in an effort to positively influence youth through the sport of basketball.

Hip Hop Kids Ages 4-6y 
Children will learn popular hip-hop moves such as Body Pop, Wave, Happy Feet, Running Man, Criss Cross, Moonwalk, and Nae-Nae in this urban/street-style dance class. This is a fun class for active children who like to express themselves through dance and music, as well as a great environment to develop good social skills at an early age.

Kids Yoga Ages: 4-6y
Children will be taught the basic poses and mindful movement. They will participate in breathing activities, share circles, laughter yoga, partner yoga, and many other cooperative learning games and activities. These activities develop character, creativity, positive social interaction, emotional balance and bodily awareness. 

Youth Rock Climbing Ages 6-10y
Fall in love with the movement, sense of adventure and environment that climbing provides. Learn top-rope climbing skills of balance and footwork, progressing to terminology, signaling and belaying. Advanced students will be shown repelling and lead climbing skills. Challenge yourself to a technical climb or beat the clock on a timed climb. 12 classes.

Hip Hop Youth Ages 7-11y
Children will learn popular hip-hop moves such as Body Pop, Wave, Happy Feet, Running Man, Criss Cross, Moonwalk, and Nae-Nae in this urban/street-style dance class. This is a fun class for active children who like to express themselves through dance and music, as well as a great environment to develop good social skills at an early age.

Taekwon-Do Martial Arts
Martial arts for all ages! Great for beginners or those with experience  Age specific classes with instruction from our team of dedicated practitioners  More than just kicking and punching twice a week  Learn discipline, self- defense, get in shape and have fun!

Beginner Youth Tennis Ages 7+y
This class emphasizes enjoying the game of tennis and will cover the basics of forehand, backhand, and serve We will be using balls and racquets suitable for the participant’s height and age Every session will have a technical development with exercise and some fun games Participants in this program are taught how to hit the ball properly, basic body position, and other tennis concepts.

Advance Youth Tennis Ages 7+y
This class will continue on from skills learned from the beginners course  Participants in this program are taught advanced skills of how to hit the ball properly, advanced body position, and strategies for the game  The focus will be on having the participant able to rally by the end of the session  Note: Participant must have passed the beginner’s level before registering for this class.

Youth Yoga Ages 7-11y
Children will be taught the basic poses and mindful movement. They will participate in breathing activities, share circles, laughter yoga, partner yoga, and many other cooperative learning games and activities. These activities develop character, creativity, positive social interaction, emotional balance and bodily awareness.

Teens Empowered and Unleashed Ages 11-16y
This class is designed for teens who are interested in high intensity resistance training in a supervised setting. The workouts will utilize weights, cardio and body weighted exercises in circuits that keep the heart rate elevated and push you past your limits! Ages: 11-16 years.

 

 


 

CARE Intermix
Core, agility, resistance, and endurance. Led by a JCC personal trainer, this class is focused on large dynamic movements and is tailored to the needs of the participants. With a focus on functional movements the trainer safely pushes you beyond what you believe yourself capable of, and provides motivation for the days when you need a little extra pep! 

Pound
Designed for all fitness levels, appealing to men and women of all ages and abilities  This fun and unique class provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up, and rockin’ out! Using Ripstix (lightly-weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising), drumming is transformed into an incredibly effective way of working out  Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements 

Design Fit
Design your weekly workout plan. Each day offers a different training style and focus. Sign up for as many days as you would like or drop-in on the day that fits your schedule.

Conditioning
A conditioning class consisting of explosive movements, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, as well as cardiovascular endurance.  

Strength Fusion
The focus of this class is on strength and weight lifting, where you will be taught proper form and confidence. This class is guaranteed to be fun and challenging.

Core & Cardio
Interval training is a great way to improve your endurance and general strength. Burn calories as you increase you heart rate and perform excercises that focus on abdominal, back, and hip strength. This will help improve your balance, stability, and overall strength, making everyday activities easier. 

Full Figure FITness
This fun, challenging and inspiring class is designed specifically for men and women who want to become stronger, get active and have fun in a safe environment where everyone is similar in shape and size. If you have a desire to change the direction your fitness is taking, come and join us. Everyone needs a place to start.

TRX & Tabata
Using the TRX resistance trainer is already challenging. Combine it with Tabata, and you’ll be guaranteed a tough workout. If you’re looking for an add-on to your workout regime or just general health, then this is the class for you!

Dynamic Abs
Exercises will focus on abdominal sculpting, strengthening the muscles while developing stability of the pelvic lumbar region. It will challenge your functional movement, leaving you with a strong core and a healthy back. 

Gears Ages 16y+
This is not your regular spin class  Get ready for an infusion of fun, coaching and education  You will learn to be a better cyclist while enjoying the ride!

Seniors Chair Yoga
A gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support

Female Only Fitness - Ages 16 and up
This femaile only bootcamp incorporates strength, cardio, endurance, and flexibility in a fun and social environment. Come try our challenging and enjoyable class made for you! Drop-in.

ViPR
Vitality, Performance and Reconditioning Classes blend strentgh with multidimensional exercises integrating every system of human movement. ViPR classes are formatted to take full advantage of wholebody circuit training as well as cardio.

Level 1 Iyengar Yoga Ages 16 and up
Yoga focusing on correct alignment and breath work. Props may be used to assist in safely achieving postures.

Taekwon-Do Martial Arts
Martial arts is a great way to exercise both the body and mind! Whether you are trying something new or picking up an old hobby, our traditional Taekwon-do classes provide dedicated instructors, hands-on learning, the opportunity to compete, improve your strength, flexibility, and self-defense. Great for ages 16-60!

Catchball Ages 28y and up
The game that has taken Israel and Vancouver by storm has come to Calgary! Designed for all mamas, or any woman over the age of 30 and way up! The game itself is played like volleyball, but with catching and throwing. Perfect for all skill levels. This program is great for anyone who wants to be part of a team, play with friends or meet new ones. The games are easy to play and score and there’s laughter aplenty. So sign up, and let’s be active together!

Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement
Join us as we learn simple yet effective movement sequences that free up our minds, ease our bodies, and give us new ideas on how to feel more potent and alive Each class is different, yet relaxing, and provides ideas that you can use in the days following the class to reduce your stress and discomfort We meet on the floor, so be sure to wear comfortable clothing; bring a towel for support 

Israeli Folk Dance Ages 16+
Israeli Folk Dance taught by Israeli RAD certified dance instructor, Yael Guterman from La Pointe Dance Studio. Yael will teach you traditional Israeli folk dance steps, combinations, and modern choreographed variations. You can expect a moderate work out set to music – a fun class to move your body and soul! Dress: Comfortable clothes and non-marking shoes appropriate for exercise (please, no flip-flops or outdoor shoes).