WSCR News

Sarcee Interchange

Construction on the Sarcee Trail – TransCanada Highway (TCH) Interchange is ongoing with no permanent full road closures anticipated over the spring season. Construction activity will increase over the next month depending on the weather warming trends. The new east and west bridges require only the finishing surface treatment and are expected to open with … Continue reading Sarcee Interchange

Coulee Way Development

The City is hosting an information session to gather feedback on a proposal for the future subdivision and development of land at 35 Coulee Way SW. Monday, April 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. West Springs Free Methodist Church 742 85 St. SW For further information please click on the link below: https://developmentmap.calgary.ca/#property/LOC2017-0079

Home Alone Safety Course – May 9

A Child Safe Canada interactive safety course for youth ages 10+ to help prepare youth for all of the important steps of being ‘home alone’. Tuesday, May 9 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free Methodist Church, 742 85 St. SW Register Here Now for Home Alone Safety. Registration for Non-Members will open April 16.

Soccer Teams & Schedules

For those registered in the Youth Soccer Program, the team rosters and the schedule for the season will be announced on Wednesday, April 12.

Open House – West Springs Area Structure Plan Amendment – April 4 & April 6

Tuesday, April 4 and Thursday, April 6 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. West Springs Free Methodist Church 742 85 St. SW Don’t forget about the 2 OPEN HOUSES this Tuesday and Thursday (5-8pm) regarding proposed changes to the WEST SPRINGS Area Structure Plan (ASP). These amendments are a result of applications to develop portions of … Continue reading Open House – West Springs Area Structure Plan Amendment – April 4 & April 6

Open House: West Springs Area Structure Plan Amendment

Tuesday, April 4 – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. – West Springs Free Methodist Church, 742 85 St. SW Thursday, April 6 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. – West Springs Free Methodist Church, 742 85 St. SW The City is working on amending the West Springs Area Structure Plan (ASP) as a result of … Continue reading Open House: West Springs Area Structure Plan Amendment

Gravel Quarry Update #3 – Treed Shelter Belt Is Confirmed

North Calgary Gravel Quarry Update #3  from MLA Drever’s Office- March 15, 2017 We Can Confirm a Treed Shelter Belt We are very pleased to announce that Alberta Transportation has agreed to create a shelter belt of trees within the 10 metres between the berm and the property line. This is in no small part … Continue reading Gravel Quarry Update #3 – Treed Shelter Belt Is Confirmed

Bow Trail Widening and Intersection Improvements

Click on the link below for information from the City on the widening of Bow Trail between 85 Street S.W. and Old Banff Coach Road, and improvements to the intersection at Bow Trail and 85 Street S.W. Bow Trail widening and intersection improvements

U12 Soccer West House League in Signal Hill

The West Springs/Cougar Ridge Community Association does not offer its own U12 age group soccer program. However, Signal Hill Soccer does offer a U12 House League (http://signalhillsoccer.com/outdoor-program/). The U12 West House League was created to fill a need for a grassroots program where youth want to play at a recreational level, in their community (games played in … Continue reading U12 Soccer West House League in Signal Hill

Gravel Pit – Update from MLA Drever’s Office

On Tuesday, February 14th the MLA’s office met with the West Springs Cougar Ridge Community Association to provide an update following the community discussion on February 4th. Following the community discussion, MLA Drever had a meeting with Minister Brian Mason, of Alberta Transportation and Infrastructure. MLA Drever was able to convey the concerns that came … Continue reading Gravel Pit – Update from MLA Drever’s Office

Community Hub & Garden is coming

The WSCRCA has received approval to apply some of its Charity Casino proceeds to develop a Community Hub and Garden on the west side of 73 St. SW just north of Weston Drive between the strip plaza and the soccer field. With spring and gardening season are just around the corner, a team is assembling … Continue reading Community Hub & Garden is coming

Follow-up to Gravel Pit Information Session – Qs & As

On Saturday February 4, MLA Deborah Drever of Calgary Bow, Garry Lamb representing Alberta Transportation, and Councillor Richard Pootmans of Ward 6 presented an information session to the community about the Southwest Calgary Ring Road project, and specifically the gravel quarry in the transportation utility corridor along 101 St. SW. Ms. Drever’s office has provided … Continue reading Follow-up to Gravel Pit Information Session – Qs & As

Gravel Pit

In early July 2016, the government of Alberta officially broke ground on the Southwest leg of Calgary’s Ring Road. The project is projected to cost $2.2 billion and conclude by 2021. The contractor for this massive project will soon be digging a new gravel pit directly adjacent to the Wentworth area. The new pit will operate 12hrs … Continue reading Gravel Pit

Crazy Concoctions: Junior Chemical Engineering

Engineering For Kids and First Steps Academy have partnered to offer a four-week program for WSCRCA members’ children aged 4 to 6. Each Sunday for four weeks, children will have FUN while participating in hands-on STEM activities and investigating the properties of several crazy concoctions. This program is offered to WSCRCA members at a special … Continue reading Crazy Concoctions: Junior Chemical Engineering

Soccer Registration Opens at Noon, January 15

The West Springs/Cougar Ridge Community Association (WSCRCA) announces that registration for its 10th Annual Soccer League will open January 15, 2017 at noon to members of the WSCRCA.  There will be leagues for U4, U6,U8, and U10 children. The leagues will run from April 29 to June 17 2017.  UPDATE:  We now have confirmation that there … Continue reading Soccer Registration Opens at Noon, January 15

Community Ski Night at COP February 19

Interested in coming out and enjoying a night on the hill with your neighbours? Come join us for the WSCRCA Ski/Snowboard/Tube Night at WinSport COP. To register for lift tickets click on this link:   Register Here When:  February 19, 2017 6 – 9 p.m. Where:  WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park Member’s Cost:  Free Not currently a … Continue reading Community Ski Night at COP February 19

Planning on hosting a birthday party in 2017?

Colour On Fire Art Studio is presenting WSCRCA members with a Birthday Party Promotion in 2017.  Register Here The first 50 WSCRCA members who register will receive $50 towards their 2017 birthday event.  The parties are open to ages 4+ with a minimum of 8 people and a maximum of 16 per booking.  Register through … Continue reading Planning on hosting a birthday party in 2017?

Red Cross Babysitting Course Change of Location

WSCR has had a Change in Location for Saturday, December 3, 2016 Red Cross Babysitter course put on by Child Safe Canada. Location change: West Springs Free Methodist Church, Discovery Room, 742 – 85 St SW Date (unchanged): Saturday, December 3, 2016 Time (unchanged): 10 am-5 pm What you should bring Saturday, December 3, 2016: … Continue reading Red Cross Babysitting Course Change of Location

Special Member Pricing on Massage Package at Center for Healthy Living

Center for Healthy Living is offering a special on their massages.  Purchase 5 massages at the regular price of $450 plus GST and WSCRCA members will receive 2 additional massages for free.  This is a limited time offer. This offer is open from November 1 to December 31, 2016; the massages must be completed between … Continue reading Special Member Pricing on Massage Package at Center for Healthy Living

Skating Registration Opens November 4 at 6:00 p.m.

We are pleased to announce our 4th Annual Learn to Skate Program at WinSport (Markin MacPhail Centre).   Members may register online starting November 4, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. MT. You have the option of registering for one or both of our programs which start in January 2017: Learn to Skate Lessons on Mondays from January 16 … Continue reading Skating Registration Opens November 4 at 6:00 p.m.

Yoga 10-pack punch card – Offer Extended

Alive Danceworks is extending its offer to WSCRCA Members! Yoga 10-pack punch card for only $120 ($160 regular). Alive Danceworks is located at: #401- 722 85th Street SW Click below to register for one of the member discounted Yoga 10-packs: Register Here Purchase a 10 Class Yoga Punch Card and save 25% off the regular … Continue reading Yoga 10-pack punch card – Offer Extended

Custom Fit Mouth Guards for Adults & Children

Limited Availability Left Wentworth Family Dental is offering a custom fit sports mouth guard at the discounted price of $25 to members of the West Springs/Cougar Ridge Community Association. Reserve your spot online, then call Wentworth Dental to make an appointment to fit your guard and submit your payment. Reserve Here Once you’ve been fitted, … Continue reading Custom Fit Mouth Guards for Adults & Children

Alive Danceworks and WSCRCA YOGA punch card deal

The latest awesome deal for WSCR members! Alive Danceworks and the WSCRCA brings you a YOGA punch card deal for drop-in classes! Not a WSCR member yet? Buy your membership online here: http://wscrca.camp9.org/Join_US Alive Danceworks is offering a 10-pack punch card to WSCRCA Members for only $120 ($160 regular). Purchase a 10 Class Yoga Punch … Continue reading Alive Danceworks and WSCRCA YOGA punch card deal

WSCRCA Members Special Pricing for the WinSport Hill Road Access Gate

WinSport is providing special pricing for WSCR Community Association Members. Click below to register your name for the discounted pass: Register Here As most of you may be aware, WinSport announced in April it would be installing a Radio Frequency Identification Device (RFID) access gate at Canada Olympic Park to reduce commuter traffic through the … Continue reading WSCRCA Members Special Pricing for the WinSport Hill Road Access Gate

Charity Stampede Breakfast – July 9, 2016

Charity Stampede Breakfast Saturday July 9 – 9 am to Noon 85th Ave. & 9 St. (in front of Fergus & Bix) $5 per breakfast All ticket proceeds are donated to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation Come out to our 7th Annual Charity Stampede Breakfast on Saturday, July 9 from 9 a.m to noon at … Continue reading Charity Stampede Breakfast – July 9, 2016

WSCRCA Annual General Meeting

Mark your calendars for the WSCRCA Annual General Meeting It will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 starting at 7:30pm at the Calgary French and International School, 700 77 Street SW, Calgary, AB Come out and hear about how the WSCRCA has made a positive impact to the residents of West Springs / Cougar … Continue reading WSCRCA Annual General Meeting

West Springs Area Structure Plan Amendment

Open house & online survey: West Springs Area Structure Plan Amendment The City of Calgary is seeking feedback on proposed amendments to the West Springs Area Structure Plan (ASP). Let us know your thoughts on a proposed density increase and addition of transit and emergency-only access at 11 Avenue S.W. and Coach Ridge Road. You … Continue reading West Springs Area Structure Plan Amendment

Construction begins on TransCanada Highway / Sarcee Trail Interchange

With site preparation nearly complete, construction is now underway on the TCH/Sarcee Trail Interchange. During the initial stages of construction, traffic will continue to move normally. There are no construction zone speed limit reductions. However, drivers are asked to take caution and watch for construction vehicles leaving and entering Sarcee Trail. Advisory signs are in … Continue reading Construction begins on TransCanada Highway / Sarcee Trail Interchange

Message from Winsport

With the 2015-16 winter season wrapped up, WinSport would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support. Although the mild winter weather provided some challenges, we are tremendously excited by the number of families that were active on our ski and snowboard hill throughout the season. We would also like to … Continue reading Message from Winsport

Concussion Information and Sport Concussion Assessment Testing (SCAT)

Where: Momentum Health West Springs When: Saturday 2-4PM, April 16, 2016 Who: WSCR Community Association Soccer players in U8 & U10 What: Individual concussion baseline testing for soccer athletes Interactive presentation on the signs and treatment of concussions for athletes and parents. Why: Fulfill a need for increased education surrounding symptom recognition, appropriate intervention, and ongoing … Continue reading Concussion Information and Sport Concussion Assessment Testing (SCAT)

Safe4Life Self Defense Course May 7th

Safe4Llife Self Defense & Personal Safety Training Course The Safe4Life course is being offered to women and female youth over 13 years of age. This course will prepare you for dangerous encounters before they occur, teach you how to avoid risky situations, establish a solid safety plan, and develop the confidence and skills to keep … Continue reading Safe4Life Self Defense Course May 7th