Dec 16, 2014

New this Winter: Kundalini Yoga

Start the New Year with a new experience! Kundalini Yoga For Beginners is a 14-class series held at Cardel Place for those interested in learning the basics and practice essentials of Kundalini Yoga!

Dec 3, 2014

New Skate Shop Provider!

We're pleased to welcome our newest skate shop provider who will be taking over our skate shop, Skate Doctor.

Dec 2, 2014

Give the Gift of Play!

Get your stockings walking with the gift of play. Gift cards available at Guest Services in any amount and valid for all passes, programs, admissions and services. A little can amount to a lot.

Nov 9, 2014

4th Annual Calgary Candy Art Competition

Trade in candy for toothbrushes and/or dental floss, then on Nov 9th come to Cardel Place and participate in making Candy Art!

Nov 1, 2014


Due to unforseen circumstances, as of 10:30 AM on December 9, 2014 (today), our pool will be closed and all lessons will be cancelled. It will re-open at 7:00 AM on December 10, 2014 (tomorrow). Please note, our tot-pool and hot tub will remain open during this time.

Nov 1, 2014

Cardel Place Calgary Reads Book Sale

Help families get active by supporting our community-wide book sale! Clear off your bookshelf and donate or purchase a new read. Proceeds go to the Everybody Plays! Fee Assistance Program & Calgary Reads.

Oct 10, 2014

Changes ahead: Rotating gym closures

From October 14th to 24th we'll be closing our gyms to install dividing curtains so we can provide more. More opportunities to play. More ways to stay active. More time to connect with family friends and neighbours.

Sep 28, 2014

Celebrate 10 Years of Community - FREE BBQ

Spend the afternoon with your neighbour's friends, and coworkers, on September 28th experiencing different cultures through playing games, enjoying food, participating in activities and viewing our plans for the future! Free hamburgers will be served for the first 2000 people.

Sep 27, 2014

Celebrate 10 Years of Community - Culture Expo

Sept 27th Schedule Released!

Celebrate 10 Years of Community during Alberta Culture Days! On Saturday, September 27th, we're hosting a culture expo to celebrate 10 years of culture and community. Check out the schedule of events.

Sep 26, 2014

Celebrate 10 Years of Community

Celebrate 10 Years of Community during Alberta Culture Days! Celebrate the weekend with your neighbours participating in activities, watching performances and attending our FREE Community BBQ.

Aug 31, 2014

Our Play Ambassadors Are Coming to A Community Near You!

Join our Play Ambassadors this summer for good ol' fashioned play in your community. Click here for the schedule.

Aug 12, 2014

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities

Cardel Place is proud to welcome Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities as a new partner. Jumpstart helps kids age 4-18 from financially disadvantaged families participate in sport or recreational activities, giving them the opportunity to enrich their lives through physical activity.

Aug 8, 2014

A Great 10 Years!

It's been a great 10 years.

Jun 26, 2014

Ride Don't Drive to our Stampede Breakfast and You Could Win!

Ride don't drive to our Stampede Breakfast on July 5th and you could win a $100 Gift Card to Cardel Place!

Jun 26, 2014

Cardel Place Guide to Summer

Between running barefoot in the grass, cooling off at the lake and kite-flying in the park, summer will fly by quickly! We’ll help you make the most of your days! View our summer calendar full of free events and facility news!

May 29, 2014

Adventure Tag at Cardel Place *FINISHED*

******NOTE: THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FINISHED****** Join Adventure Tag for 45-minutes of cutting edge laser tag every Saturday in our arenas from 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM. To book, call 403-259-0168 for more information! Please note, separate admission fee required as Adventure Tag is not included in daily admission.

May 10, 2014

Kids Stuff Garage Sale

Come out and sell or buy children's gently used clothes, books, and toys! All tables are $30 for all vendors, Cardel Place Passholders will receive a 10% discount.

Feb 28, 2014

Hey! What's your name? Wanna Play?

Sing, dance, rhyme and laugh with the Cardel Kids! Through the magic of puppetry children learn that though everyone is different, everyone is really the same and more importantly that everyone is special.

Feb 28, 2014

Cardel Homes Art-A-Thon

Open to high school students grades 10-12, the Cardel Homes Art-A-Thon is an opportunity to showcase your creative talents.

Feb 16, 2014

Chinese New Year Riddle Guessing Challenge

Celebrate the Year of the Horse with a riddle guessing challenge! Win prizes by answering riddles contained in over 200 lanterns hung throughout Cardel Place!

Feb 4, 2014

Winter Carnival 2014

Join us on Family Day for a Winter Carnival! Free activities include Skating from 12pm - 4pm, balloon animals by Shriners, and mini-golf, arts,crafts and winter activities by NHCA Youth Council! Activities included in regular admission are the bouncy obstacle course, and pool and climbing wall games!

Jan 31, 2014

Important News Regarding our 2014 Drop-In Schedule!

Starting in January 2014, our drop-in schedule will be available on a month-to-month basis via

Jan 2, 2014

Temporary Closure in the Fitness Centre

We're upgrading the main floor of our fitness centre with equipment and and a floor redesign on January 2nd from 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM. During this time, it will be closed. The upper floor (2nd level) will still be available for use and all classes will run as scheduled.

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