Programs Calendar

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Cartoon Young Rembrandts
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Servus Program Room Main Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Cartoon classes are based on our original, top quality curriculum with the additional excitement of cartooning. Young Rembrandts
cartoon lessons teach children how to create original cartoon characters, draw action, movement and sounds, draw expressions to
convey moods, and develop a series of drawings that tell a joke. Ages 6 - 12.

Wed Jan 17 - Mar 21 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$100 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.

Young Rembrandts
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: Servus Program Room Main Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Young Rembrandts teaches drawing with a see-touch-do method that all kids can succeed with, learn from and love! Watch your child reach a brand new level of confidence and potential with this engaging, award winning program. All materials are supplied. Ages 6 - 12.

Wed | Jan 17 - Mar 21 | 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
$100 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.

Pound Fitness Winter Session 1
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Border Paving Fitness Studio 1 | 2nd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Channel your inner performer and rock your body with this modern fusion of movement and music. Weighted drumsticks engineered for exercise transformation, drumming into a full body workout. Please bring a yoga mat.

Wed | Jan 17 - Feb 21 | 7:00 - 8:00 pm
$60 + GST

Register at the Abbey Centre or online starting September 1, 2017.

Vinyasa Flow Winter Session 1
Time: 7:30 pm - 7:31 pm
Location: Multi-Purpose Room | Community Centre | 4810 Womacks Rd

Our Vinyasa Flow class is a lively and energetic class synchronizing movement and breathing through a continuous flow of poses. This dynamic practice is creative and fun. Vinyasa classes are suitable for all levels, with variations and modifications offered throughout the class to accommodate all skill levels from beginner to advanced.
Please bring a yoga mat.

Wed | Jan 17 - Feb 21 | 7:30 - 8:30 pm
$60 + GST

Register at the Abbey Centre or online starting September 1, 2017.

Buti Yoga Winter Session 1
Time: 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Location: Border Paving Fitness Studio 1 | 2nd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Buti Yoga isn’t a workout—it’s a chance to create, let go, connect and sweat with intention. This calorie-scorching workout fuses Power Yoga with cardio-intensive tribal dance and body sculpting primal movements. Buti Yoga utilizes the Spiritual Structure Technique to sculpt and tone the deep core muscles that stabilize and strengthen the body and uses movements to challenge the body through all planes of motion resulting in more lean muscle mass and a body you always wanted. Please bring a yoga mat.

Wed | Jan 17 - Feb 21 | 8:15 - 9:15 pm
$60 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Stretch and Relax Winter Session 1
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Border Paving Fitness Studio 1 | 2nd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Not sure if yoga is your thing? Try this Stretch and Relax class designed to increase your range of motion and flexibility, facilitate relaxation and release tension. A more gentle option to Fitness Yoga, this class uses elements of Yoga, Pilates and Rehabilitation exercises along with breathing and relaxation to leave you feeling refreshed. Please bring a yoga mat.

Thu | Jan 18 - Feb 22 | 6:00 - 7:00 pm
$60 + GST

Register at the Abbey Centre or online starting September 1, 2017.

Spin 30:30 Winter Session 1
Time: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Cottonwood Meadows Running Track | 3rd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Looking to effectively train every part of your body? Increase your cardio and get ‘ripped’ in one workout with intervals of cycling and off-the-bike exercises that will help you get the most out of your workout. Cycling shoes are not recommended for this class.

Thu | Jan 18 - Feb 22 | 8:00 - 9:00 pm
$60 + GST

Register at the Abbey Centre or online starting September 1, 2017.

Friday, January 19, 2018
Parent and Tot Play n’ Sweat Winter Session 1
Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Location: Border Paving Fitness Studio 1 | 2nd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

A class combined with cardio, strength-building activities and games for you and your toddler. All exercise equipment is provided, although participants are welcome to bring their own yoga mat if they like. Please dress yourself and your toddler comfortably and bring a water bottle.

Recommended for tots 4 years old and under. Infants in strollers are welcome.

Fri | Jan 19 - Feb 23 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Adult $50 + GST
Child $12 + GST

Register at the Abbey Centre or online starting September 1, 2017.

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Kidproof At Home Alone
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Servus Program Room Main Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

This popular entertaining workshop is designed to prepare children to be at home alone. Important skills are learned through interactive lessons and role play that help make both you and your child more confident when they are at home alone.
Recommended for Grades 4 - 6.

Thu | Oct 12 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Thu | Nov 23 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Thu | Jan 25 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Thu | Mar 1 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Soap Milling
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Banquet Room | 2nd Level Multi-Plex Arena 5302 Broadway Ave

Soap milling is an easy traditional process for enhancing cakes or bars of soap. This process allows you to add a variety of healing, soothing, or cleansing ingredients, such as essential oils, to your soaps. It involves grating down and remelting cured bars of basic soap, combining it with additives, and remolding it into high end luxury soap. Ages 18+.

Thu | Jan 25 | 6:00 - 9:00 pm
$30 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.

Saturday, February 3, 2018
Rustic Wood Sign Making
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Banquet Room | 2nd Level Multi-Plex Arena 5302 Broadway Ave

This instructor lead class will detail how to create your own beautiful hand painted reclaimed wood sign! All the supplies are provided. Ages 14+.

Sat | Feb 3 | 1:00 - 4:00 pm
$65 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.

Friday, February 9, 2018
Red Cross Babysitters
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Multi-Purpose Room Blackfalds Community Centre | 4810 Womacks Rd

This basic first aid and care-giving skills is recommended for youth 11–15 years old. 

Participants learn how to provide care to younger children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. This course also offers youth the training to promote themselves as a prospective babysitter to parents.

Please bring a baby sized doll or stuffed animal.

 

Sat | Oct 21 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$50 + GST

Sat | Feb 10 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$50 + GST

Monday, February 26, 2018
Family Fitness Winter Session 2
Time: 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Location: Border Paving Fitness Studio 1 | 2nd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

This class is fun for the whole family and combines circuit training with games while developing skills to increase strength, balance and cardiovascular conditioning through the art of play.
Suggested age 4 years and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Mondays | Feb 26 - Mar 26 | 5:00 - 5:45 pm

Adult $25 + GST
Child $10 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.

Rock Bottoms Winter Session 2
Time: 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Location: Border Paving Fitness Studio 1 | 2nd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Focusing on strengthening and toning your lower body this 45 minute class concentrates on toning and defining all the muscles of your lower body - legs, glutes, hips, and the smaller stabilizing muscles. Great for someone looking for a quick weighted workout for the lower body.

Mondays | Feb 26 - Mar 26 | 6:00 - 6:45 pm
$50 + GST

Register at the Abbey Centre or online starting September 1, 2017

Hatha Flow Yoga Winter Session 2
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Purpose Room | Community Centre | 4810 Womacks Rd

Hatha Flow is a balanced yoga practice combining breathing, meditation and sustained poses, as well as poses that flow in a mindful progression from one to another. Classes are balanced with energy, providing you with both a physical workout and calm to keep you balanced. Attention is focused on body alignment and therapeutic principles.
All levels welcome. Please bring a yoga mat.

Mondays | Jan 15 - Feb 12 | 6:30 - 7:30 pm
$50 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.

Spin Class Winter Session 2
Time: 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
Location: Cottonwood Meadows Running Track | 3rd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

This 50 minute high intensity cardiovascular workout is designed to get your heart pumping and blood flowing, increasing your overall strength and endurance. The class is geared to push recreational fitness enthusiasts and high performance cyclists.

Mon Feb 26 - Mar 26 7:00 - 7:50 pm
$40 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.

Zumba Winter Session 2
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Border Paving Fitness Studio 1 | 2nd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Come join the party! Fit has never been this fun to get you up and dancing while getting a full body workout. This one hour class requires no dance experience and is instructor led with easy to follow steps. The class will feature specific leg, arm, ab and glute workouts.

Mon | Feb 26 - Mar 26 | 7:00 - 8:00 pm
$40 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.

Prenatal Yoga Winter Session 2
Time: 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Location: Multi-Purpose Room | Community Centre | 4810 Womacks Rd

Prenatal Yoga is a practice specifically designed for all stages of pregnancy. Classes focus on soothing the discomforts that may accompany pregnancy while encouraging one to become fully present and connected. Through a variety of postures, we explore the difference between discomfort, stretching and pain and discover ways to relax through it all. Come and embrace your pregnancy amongst other women in a welcoming and supportive environment. No previous yoga experience is required.
Please bring a yoga mat.

Mon | Feb 26 - Mar 26 | 7:45 - 8:45 pm
$50 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
30 Spin: 20 Core: 10 Release Winter Session 2
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cottonwood Meadows Running Track | 3rd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Challenge your body with a combination of spin cycling followed by core strengthening exercises. This 60-minute class incorporates
30 minutes of high intensity spin, 20 minutes of core and ab work, followed by a 10 minute relaxing stretch.

Tue | Feb 27 - Mar 27 | 7:00 - 8:00 pm
$60 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.

Hula Hoop Fitness Winter Session 2
Time: 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Field House 3 | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Hula Hoop Fitness is an awesome, high energy fitness class, which mainly focuses on improving core strength, while toning your stomach, arms, thighs and butt, in a lowimpact, high-energy workout. It is a fun and effective workout like no other!

Tue | Feb 27 - Mar 27 | 8:30 - 9:30 pm
$50 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Power Flow Winter Session 2
Time: 6:00 am - 6:45 am
Location: Multi-Purpose Room | Community Centre | 4810 Womacks Rd

This 45-minute class is a fast-paced class designed to increase strength and cardiovascular capacity. Get a total body workout as you flow from one pose to the next, while focusing on stretching to increase mobility. A great way to start your day!
Please bring a yoga mat.

Wed | Feb 28 - Mar 28 | 6:00 - 6:45 am
$40 + GST

Register at the Abbey Centre or online starting September 1, 2017.

Pound Fitness Winter Session 2
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Border Paving Fitness Studio 1 | 2nd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Channel your inner performer and rock your body with this modern fusion of movement and music. Weighted drumsticks engineered for exercise transformation, drumming into a full body workout. Please bring a yoga mat.

Wed | Feb 28 - Mar 28 | 7:00 - 8:00 pm
$50 + GST

Register at the Abbey Centre or online starting September 1, 2017.

Vinyasa Flow Winter Session 2
Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Multi-Purpose Room | Community Centre | 4810 Womacks Rd

Our Vinyasa Flow class is a lively and energetic class synchronizing movement and breathing through a continuous flow of poses. This dynamic practice is creative and fun. Vinyasa classes are suitable for all levels, with variations and modifications offered throughout the class to accommodate all skill levels from beginner to advanced.
Please bring a yoga mat.

Wed | Feb 28 - Mar 28 | 7:30 - 8:30 pm
$50 + GST

Register at the Abbey Centre or online starting September 1, 2017.

Buti Yoga Winter Session 2
Time: 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Location: Border Paving Fitness Studio 1 | 2nd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Buti Yoga isn’t a workout—it’s a chance to create, let go, connect and sweat with intention. This calorie-scorching workout fuses Power Yoga with cardio-intensive tribal dance and body sculpting primal movements. Buti Yoga utilizes the Spiritual Structure Technique to sculpt and tone the deep core muscles that stabilize and strengthen the body and uses movements to challenge the body through all planes of motion resulting in more lean muscle mass and a body you always wanted. Please bring a yoga mat.

Wed | Feb 28 - Mar 28 | 8:15 - 9:15 pm
$50 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Stretch and Relax Winter Session 2
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Border Paving Fitness Studio 1 | 2nd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Not sure if yoga is your thing? Try this Stretch and Relax class designed to increase your range of motion and flexibility, facilitate relaxation and release tension. A more gentle option to Fitness Yoga, this class uses elements of Yoga, Pilates and Rehabilitation exercises along with breathing and relaxation to leave you feeling refreshed. Please bring a yoga mat.

Thu | Mar 1 - Mar 29 | 6:00 - 7:00 pm
$50 + GST

Register at the Abbey Centre or online starting September 1, 2017

Kidproof At Home Alone
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Servus Program Room Main Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

This popular entertaining workshop is designed to prepare children to be at home alone. Important skills are learned through interactive lessons and role play that help make both you and your child more confident when they are at home alone.
Recommended for Grades 4 - 6.

Thu | Oct 12 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Thu | Nov 23 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Thu | Jan 25 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Thu | Mar 1 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Spin 30:30 Winter Session 2
Time: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Cottonwood Meadows Running Track | 3rd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Looking to effectively train every part of your body? Increase your cardio and get ‘ripped’ in one workout with intervals of cycling and off-the-bike exercises that will help you get the most out of your workout. Cycling shoes are not recommended for this class.

Thu | Mar 1 - Mar 29 | 8:00 - 9:00 pm
$60 + GST

Register at the Abbey Centre or online starting September 1, 2017.

Friday, March 2, 2018
Parent and Tot Play n’ Sweat Winter Session 2
Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Location: Border Paving Fitness Studio 1 | 2nd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

A class combined with cardio, strength-building activities and games for you and your toddler. All exercise equipment is provided, although participants are welcome to bring their own yoga mat if they like. Please dress yourself and your toddler comfortably and bring a water bottle.

Recommended for tots 4 years old and under. Infants in strollers are welcome.

Fri | Mar 2 - Mar 23 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Adult $35 + GST
Child $12 + GST

Register at the Abbey Centre or online starting September 1, 2017.

Saturday, March 3, 2018
Fit and Fun Saturdays Winter Session 2
Time: 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Location: Border Paving Fitness Studio 1 | 2nd Level | Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Fitness should be fun and that’s what this class is all about. Go back to your childhood with skipping ropes, hula hoops, games and more, Just like kids we never stop moving, laughing and having fun. Come join us on Saturday morning for this adult fitness class!

Sat | Mar 3 - Mar 31 | 8:30 - 9:30 am
$50 + GST

Register at the Abbey Centre or online starting September 1, 2017.

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Pastel Art
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Servus Program Room | Abbey Centre 4500 Womacks Rd

Learn this traditional art medium form with different techniques that can produce a wide variety of effects and results. No experience or artistic skill needed! All materials provided! Ages 14+.

Thu | Mar 8 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm
$25 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Gem Tree Building
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Banquet Room | 2nd Level Multi-Plex Arena 5302 Broadway Ave

You will be taken through the process of building a gem tree, from choosing the right base, to the wire trunk, to attaching the beads and playing with your trees design. Ages 14+.

Wed | Mar 14 | 6:30 - 9:30 pm
$70 + GST

Register at the Abbey or online starting September 1, 2017.