Have you Discovered the Outdoor Centre in Calgary Yet?

Posted by Justin Havre on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 11:18am.

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The Outdoor Centre is a part of the University of Calgary and it includes plenty of different attractions. It's the perfect place for the person enjoying outdoor fun, no matter the time of the year. Here's what you will find at the Outdoor Centre.

About the Centre

The Centre is the largest in North America of this kind and open to everybody. They process about 22,000 rental orders per year and help more than 10,000 different customers with more than 30 activities. The centre has a gown of providing the right equipment, knowledge and experience for any outdoor activity you want to enjoy as a part of an active lifestyle.


With indoor and outdoor activities offered, you will find all types of choices at the Outdoor Centre. Some of the activities offered include:

  • Aikido
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Ball Hockey
  • Dodgeball
  • Capoeira
  • Golf
  • Kendo
  • Handball
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Quidditch
  • Ringette
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate
  • Wrestling
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Dance
  • Group Fitness
  • Personal Training
  • Indoor Cycling
  • Football
  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Running
  • Scuba
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding
  • Backcountry Skiing
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Climbing
  • Cooking
  • Ice Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Snowboarding
  • And Much More!

They provide all types of activities in a variety of categories. Many of the activities are also taught in the classroom to help you fine tune your skills or learn about the activity as a novice.

Both adults and children can enjoy activities here with intramural leagues, sports clubs, classes, camps and more. Camps are offered for all age groups from Kindergarten to 12th grade with different age ranges and activities.

Hours of operation depend on the activity and the facility where the activity is held. The cost of activities also varies depending on the necessary equipment and the activity. You can find out more information about the Outdoor Centre at, http://www.ucalgary.ca/outdoorcentre.

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