WSCR News

Santa and Mrs. Claus Visit Our Neighbourhood

Santa and Mrs. Claus made a pre-Christmas visit to West Springs/Cougar Ridge Community Hub & Garden on Saturday, November 16.  Karla Gibson and her team of volunteers had the garden looking very festive with tree decorations and Christmas music to welcome our special visitors. Children were able to drop off their letters to Santa and … Continue reading Santa and Mrs. Claus Visit Our Neighbourhood

Santa In the Garden – November 16

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Learn To Skate Program Returns for 2020

The annual WSCRCA Preschool LEARN TO SKATE program will be back in January 2020! The community is proud to again offer this highly popular skating program at WinSport’s Markin MacPhail Centre, at the cost of only $10 per child per session.    What will the program look like this winter? The 8-week sessions will take … Continue reading Learn To Skate Program Returns for 2020

Dog PAWty a Success!

The 2019 WSCRCA Dog PAWty was a huge success with pawsome fall weather. 160 dogs and approximately 250 humans cam out to enjoy the contests, activities, booths and pop-up off leash park! Thank you everyone for participating and helping out! For more photos, go to our photo gallery. .

Limited time special massage package for WSCRCA members

Need some stress relief? Center for Healthy Living is offering WSCRCA Members a package of 5 one-hour massages and you receive your sixth one FREE . This offer is available to purchase until November 1, 2019 at a total cost of $472.50. The massages must be completed before June 30, 2020. This offer is limited to the first 100 registrants. … Continue reading Limited time special massage package for WSCRCA members

Community Garden donates 150 lbs. of vegetables to the Calgary Food Bank

With fall just around the corner, a team of gardeners assembled on Sunday, September 15 to reap the harvest from the West Springs/Cougar Ridge Community Association Community Garden philanthropic beds. Three large beds within the Community Garden are reserved and planted each year for donation of the produce to the Calgary Food Bank. Last spring, … Continue reading Community Garden donates 150 lbs. of vegetables to the Calgary Food Bank

Engineering for Kids – STEM Programs Offered this Fall

At Engineering For Kids, we offer fun and interactive STEM programs that will challenge young minds and promote creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and problem-solving. PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAM – Turning Ideas Into Reality This program is offered to children (ages 3 – 5) of WSCRCA members at a discounted members-only price. Dates: Each TUESDAY from October 1 … Continue reading Engineering for Kids – STEM Programs Offered this Fall

$7,000 Donation to Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation

A donation of $7,000 was presented to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation (ACHF) on Thursday, August 21. This donation represents the proceeds from the 10th Annual Charity Stampede Breakfast held on July 6, 2019. The West Springs/Cougar Ridge Community Association has donated over $50,000 to ACHF in the past ten years. Sincere thanks to the … Continue reading $7,000 Donation to Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation

Skatepark Contest

Local youth showcased their skateboard and scooter moves at the Community Mobile Skatepark Contest on Sunday, July 28. Parents and the other riders cheered as each person took their turn on the course. The City provided prizes for the top three. And every competitor was rewarded with a pair of purple sunglasses, donated by Alive … Continue reading Skatepark Contest

Yoga in the Garden

Enjoy a relaxing flow yoga class outside in our Community Hub & Garden. This summer the program has been expanded to 8 classes! When:  Sundays –  10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Dates:  July 7, July 14, July 21, July 28, August 4, August 11, August 18 and August 25. Make Up Dates: September 1 and … Continue reading Yoga in the Garden

Notice of the WSCRCA Annual General Meeting

West Springs/Cougar Ridge Community Association  Annual General Meeting Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. West Ridge SchoolRoom 1096, 8903 Wentworth Ave. S.W. Please join us for a look back on the great successes we have had over the past year and to hear about the things we do for our community such as events, programs, donations, planning/development. … Continue reading Notice of the WSCRCA Annual General Meeting

Community Recycling Event – A Big Success!

About 650 cars passed through the Community Recycling Event loaded with recycling, electronics, mattresses, stripped baby seats, scrap metal, or water items. Thanks to Paul Ghazar (chair), our 30 WSCRCA volunteers and the staff from our event partners, everything was unloaded and put in its proper place. Thank you to the community for your generous … Continue reading Community Recycling Event – A Big Success!

13th Annual Community Recycling Event – June 2

When: June 02, 2019 Time: 9:00 .m. to 2:00 p.m. Where: Calgary French & International School, 700 77 Street SW. Things to Know: Entry fee is one non-perishable food item for every entry. All donations will be dropped off at the Calgary Food Bank, thanks to Recycle Logic. Kidseat Recyclers will once again be on hand picking … Continue reading 13th Annual Community Recycling Event – June 2

Power Skating Registration Opens May 1

WSCRCA is pleased to offer the 1st Annual Power Skating program at the Bowness Community Arena. This is a great opportunity for children (ages 5-10) to skate through the summer and improve their skating fundamentals with a power skating instructor. This program is for hockey and ringette players looking to improve their skating ability (please note that … Continue reading Power Skating Registration Opens May 1

Come Grow with Us!

WSCR Community Garden Season 2 Spring is here and gardeners are itching for the first days of warm weather to work the soil and get early vegetables in the ground. Peas, spinach, onions, carrots can be planted directly outdoors as seeds once the soil is workable in late April and early May. Why? The soil … Continue reading Come Grow with Us!

Safe4Life SafeTweens

We are proud to present the Safe4Life “SafeTweens” program. When: Sunday April 14, 2019 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Who:  Open to youth 11 – 15 years old Where:  Alive Danceworks,  #401 – 722 85 St. SW Cost:  $25 for members The program is high energy and interactive to develop a Safety Plan that participants … Continue reading Safe4Life SafeTweens

Learn to Skate Registration Opens February 2

WSCR is once again pleased to offer the 6th Annual Learn to Skate program at WinSport’s Markin MacPhail Centre.   This is a great opportunity for your child to learn the basics of skating. Registration will open to members on February 2, 2019 (see link below).  Space is limited and fills quickly,  so don’t delay! This program … Continue reading Learn to Skate Registration Opens February 2

Community Ski, Snowboard and Tube Night – February 17, 2019

Enjoy a night on the hill with your family and neighbours! We are proud to present our annual Community Ski/Snowboard/Tube Night at WinSport Canada Olympic Park on Sunday, February 17, 2019 from 6 pm. to 9 p.m. WSCRCA has rented four tube lanes this year! Please register here for your tickets.   There will be a … Continue reading Community Ski, Snowboard and Tube Night – February 17, 2019