Nov 25, 2015

The Holiday Dozen is here!

Let Vivo help you stuff your stocking this Christmas!

Our Christmas gift to you! Vivo's Holiday Dozen and discounted merchandise will make a great gift for anyone!

Nov 19, 2015


There are still spots available for select swim classes beginning Nov 30

There are still spots available for select swim classes beginning Nov 30, 2015. Call 532-1013 for details or register online.

Nov 5, 2015

Call for Gently Used Skates!

Do you have any gently used skates that you can donate to your community? We're looking to make skates available for our schools, friends and neighbors to use for programs at Vivo. Drop them off before December 31st in the Vivo arena lobby and help making skating accessible to everyone!

Oct 31, 2015

Fall Drop-In Schedule Changes

In with the new, out with the old, we're changing things up this fall! Starting September 8th, our drop-in schedule will feature a variety of changes, including changes to the public swim times, gym and fitness classes.

Oct 14, 2015

Go Girl 2015

Confidence, Friends, Fun! Vivo and Northern Hills Community Association bring you, Go Girl 2015, a one day event where girls will get an opportunity to participate in a variety of sport, recreation, wellness and arts opportunities. The day will also include a healthy snack and a GLOW positive self-talk session just for youth.

Sep 22, 2015

Do you need help improving your swimming skills?

Introducing Sunday Skill Builder tutoring sessions with a swim instructor this fall! They're half-hour, drop-in swim tutoring sessions taught by swim instructors.

Sep 18, 2015

Skate Doctor Fall/Winter Hours

Skate sharpening and repairs and other skate related services are provided in our arenas by Skate Doctor. Fall/Winter Hours Monday-Friday 4pm-8pm Saturday-Sunday 9am-4pm Closed on stat holidays. Hours subject to change.

Sep 13, 2015

Fall into Fitness Contest

Start Date: October 1, 2015 End Date: October 31, 2015 Starting October 1st, fall into fitness by participating in our drop-in fitness classes and you could win some great prizes.

Sep 10, 2015

Fall into a Student Pass

Say good bye to summer and hello to new school year filled with fun, friends and fitness. Introducing our Student Fall Pass, a 3-month student pass valid for students (with valid student ID) between the ages of 13-25, that provides unlimited access to our facility, achieving your fitness goals and of course, working out with your friends. After all friends who are active together... are more impressive than those who watch TV together. (bet you thought we were going to say "stay together.")

Sep 4, 2015


Our Tot Pool will be closed from Monday, August 31st to Friday, September 4th for maintenance and repairs. We'll still have lots of fun for the little ones with Parent & Tot Climbing on Wednesday, September 2nd from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM and Parent & Tot Gym on Thursday, September 3rd from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Aug 3, 2015

Gymnasium Closures Ahead - Gym Floor Re-furbish

It's time again to re-fit, re-furbish and re-new the gym floors for a better guest experience! The gyms will be closed from July 6th - August 3rd while the renovations take place.

Jul 7, 2015

Calling All Healthy Living Role Models in the Community!

Staring July 15th, show yourself leading a healthy active lifestyle this this summer and you could win an annual family pass and your photo featured in our 2016 Spring/Summer Program Guide, here's how: Step 1: Take a photo of you and/or your family being healthy living role models in the community! Step 2: Enter our contest by posting a photo on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the #iamvivo Step 3: Check on September 1st to see if you've made it to the top 20! From September 1st to 7th, our team will vote for their favorite photo. Step 4: Check back on September 8th to find out if you've won!

Jul 4, 2015

Stampede Breakfast 2015

Saddle up and come join Vivoâ„¢ for Healthier Generations and Calgary - Northern Hills Constituency Office for our 7th Annual Stampede Breakfast. Saturday July 4, 2015 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Vivo East Parking Lot

Jun 9, 2015

Canada's Kids Receive A D- for Overall Physical Activity Levels

The 2015 ParticipACTION Report Card (formerly the Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card) was released today in concert with an evidence-informed Position Statement on Active Outdoor Play.

May 27, 2015

Prep Day for Outdoor Play!

Get prepped for summer with this one-day event that'll provide you with tips and tricks for outdoor activities such as biking, running, swimming and playing!

May 26, 2015

Do you have a child entering kindergarten in the fall?

Help us raise healthier generations. Together with Mount Royal University and the University of Calgary, Vivo for Healthier Generations is inviting your child registered in kindergarten for the 2015/2016 school year to participate in a healthy active living research study.

May 14, 2015

Get Prepped for Outdoor Play!

To celebrate Alberta Parks & Recreation Month we're hosting our first ever Outdoor Play Workshop aimed at getting our community ready for a summer of outdoor fun!

May 14, 2015

May Long Weekend Hours

Registered programs are not running May 16th-18th and we're open Saturday, 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM; Sunday, 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM; Monday, 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM!

May 1, 2015

Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show 2015

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

Feb 24, 2015

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.

Feb 22, 2015

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

Feb 4, 2015

Climbing Wall Closure Ahead!

Climbing Wall Closed February 26th thru March 1st Spring cleaning has come a bit early this year for our Climbing Wall. From February 26th thru March 1st the Wall will be closed for a cleaning and complete reset.

Jan 27, 2015

NCSRA Board of Director Opportunity

We are currently seeking influential business leaders with the following skills and experience to fill two Director-at-Large vacancies.

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