CENTRE FOR HEALTHIER GENERATIONS EXPANSION PROJECT

Vivo means 'live' in Latin. Vivo embraces and celebrates diversity, community and the common thread that unites us all - life. Vivo is more than just a Calgary recreation facility. Vivo is a movement - a cause committed to inspiring Canadians of all generations to achieve their optimal health whether they're at home, school, work, play, in the community or at the facility.

Vivo is working and thinking differently by:

  • Co-creating supportive built environments with the community that are a catalyst for saving lives, reducing sedentary behaviour, increasing civic engagement and fostering innovation.
  • Fostering environments that are holistic, open, inviting, integrated, collaborative, interactive, multi-generational and anchored in social connections.

Challenging how we think about and use community facilities Vivo is designing spaces that have purposeful flow and connection, and are modern, flexible, and fluid and engage the outdoors. Integrating Eastern philosophy elements throughout the facility will unite all ages, abilities and cultures and the overall design will serve as a role model for healthy living leadership.

The current project program will expand the existing facility by approximately 50% and includes more aquatic and fitness centre facilities, new or renovated change areas, more specialized areas and highly innovative, research-based spaces such an indoor park and courtyard to be used as spontaneous, community or programmed space. 

Vivo is on a mission to raise healthier generations in Calgary and beyond.  Everything the organization does, including the expansion, is anchored in this vision. While maintaining its focus on recreation and adding an emphasis on education and innovation, Vivo seeks to extend its reach beyond the walls to the broader community supporting individuals, families, communities and organizations to take responsibility for their own health and activity levels.

Click here to view our future plans!

Terms & Conditions

All stories submitted will be indefinitely eligible to be featured in Vivo and/or Nose Creek Sports and Recreation Association’s print (trade and non-trade), online and video-based marketing materials, as well as other Vivo and/or Nose Creek Sports and Recreation Association publications.

All entries, along with publications and reproduction rights, become the property of Vivo and/or Nose Creek Sports and Recreation Association. Vivo will not provide notice to the writer of any stories submitted prior to re-producing or re-publishing the story in any print, online and video-based marketing materials. Vivo and/or Nose Creek Sports and Recreation Association reserves the right to use the entries in the future, indefinitely.

The author must provide an original story written by the author and will indemnify Vivo against any actions, proceedings, claims, demands or litigation brought against the Vivo for the use of the story. The author is the legal representative or has received a testimonial release for all names mentioned in the story. They herby grant Vivo permission to use and publish their story with mentioned names as they appear in the submission, including their minor child and/or children and other immediate family and their likeness. Vivo reserves the right to edit or refuse publication of any story based on inappropriate language or content and will not provide notice before doing so.

Clicking the submit button constitutes the author's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of the Terms & Conditions as outlined above. By submitting a story, the author is representing and warranting that he/she has read and understood and agrees to be bound by the Terms & Conditions.

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  • Kayla's Story - Vivo is a facility unlike any other. Being apart of this team over the years has given me the chance
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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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For more than 10 years we have been privileged to be a part of voyages of discovery and change for people in our community. You are the authors of the story!

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