In line with the announcement made on April 29 by the Alberta government, our pool will be closed effective Friday, April 30, 2021. We will NOT be offering pre-booked, in-person, one-on-one and same household indoor or outdoor personal training, and swimming lessons or family pool bookings. We will contact all affected patrons to reschedule their sessions, as soon as these are permitted to resume. Lean more

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

It took Rhona Shore, our Managing Director, six months to dig up a recipe to share with us from her cookbook archives, but she finally did it! Be sure to check out her recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies – perfect for fall, you’ll agree that it was worth the wait!


Prep Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 24 cookies



  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup pumpkin seed butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1¼ cup flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup of chocolate chippits, or sunflower seed or nuts



  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Thoroughly whisk together the butter, pumpkin seed butter, sugar, brown sugar, and egg.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix into the wet ingredients.
  4. Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of cookie dough onto a baking sheet.
  5. Flatten each cookie with a fork in a criss cross pattern, and bake for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove cookies to a baking rack or paper towel to cool.
  7. Enjoy!