WSCR News

WSCR Community Dog PAWty

🐾It’s PAWty Time! 🐾 Calling all WSCR dog owners and barking-mad dog lovers! Get your dog, or your friend’s dog, to bring you to our FREE NEW event, the WSCR Community Dog PAWty: a mini-dog fest with fun activities for you and your four-legged friend(s).  We thank the #Activate YYC @fedyyc Federation of Calgary Communities City … Continue reading WSCR Community Dog PAWty

$7,000 Cheque Presented to Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation

A $7,000 cheque was presented to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation on Wednesday, August 22. Presenters in the picture:  Karla Gibson (vice-president, WSCRCA), Rhys D., Pippa G., and Rylee D. This donation represents the proceeds of the 9th Annual Charity Stampede Breakfast which was held on Saturday, July 7.  Thanks to those who attended and … Continue reading $7,000 Cheque Presented to Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation

Summer Fun at Skatepark Competition

What a fun day at the skatepark!  The City ran a contest on Sunday, July 22 from 4 pm to 6 pm for the kids to show their tricks.  There were many prizes: a skateboard, handle grips, fidget spinners and purple sunglasses from Alive Danceworks our water sponsor, and everyone was able to enter  a … Continue reading Summer Fun at Skatepark Competition

Yoga in the Garden

Enjoy  a relaxing flow yoga class outside in our new Community Hub & Garden at 25 Weston Park (off 73 St. SW just north of the Weston Drive strip plaza).  Four individual class are being offered on Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in July and August.  The cost for members is only $5 … Continue reading Yoga in the Garden

Mobile Skatepark Competition this Sunday

Join in the fun this Sunday, July 22 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the mobile skatepark in the parking lot of West Ridge School!  A friendly competition for all.

Charity Stampede Breakfast raises $6,800 for Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation

Thanks to the community for supporting the 9th Annual Charity Stampede Breakfast on July 7 at West Springs Village!  The event raised $6,800 for the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation. With the sun shining, over 1,350 people gathered to enjoy a great breakfast by Fergus & Bix, live music, jumpy tents, and special offers from the … Continue reading Charity Stampede Breakfast raises $6,800 for Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation

Mobile Skatepark open at West Ridge School

In partnership with Calgary Parks and Recreation, we are offering a mobile skatepark from June 30 to July 26. Hours of operation are: Monday to Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Parking lot at West Ridge School, 8903 Wentworth Drive SW Using the skatepark is free … Continue reading Mobile Skatepark open at West Ridge School

Charity Stampede Breakfast – Saturday, July 7

Please join us for our 9th Annual Charity Stampede Breakfast!  From 9 a.m. to noon, in front of Fergus & Bix there will be fun for the whole family.  A delicious breakfast, Starbucks coffee, live music, jumpy tents, and special offers from the merchants of West Springs Village. Last year’s event raised $8,500 for the … Continue reading Charity Stampede Breakfast – Saturday, July 7

Reclaim Your Space – 2018

When:  June 20 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Where:  Amica at Aspen Woods – 10 Aspenshire Drive SW Cost:  $25 for Members.  Not a member yet?  Sign up here for only $25 per year. Ages:  Open to all adults (18+) Reclaim Your Space is a fun and informative evening talking about all things organizing.  … Continue reading Reclaim Your Space – 2018

WSRCA 12th Annual Community Recycling Event – June 3

When: June 03, 2018 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 WSRCA 12th Annual Community Recycling Event – June 3

Annual General Meeting – June 5

We hope you can join us at our AGM on June 5th! 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Calgary Waldorf School, 515 Cougar Ridge Drive SW Come and hear about all the great things we do for our community, such as event, programs, donations, and planning/development. We are looking for committed volunteers that want to help … Continue reading Annual General Meeting – June 5

Community Plant Exchange this Saturday at our new Community Hub & Garden

Saturday, May 26 9 a.m. to noon 25 Weston Park SW (south of soccer field and north of strip plaza)  

New bus route coming to West Springs on June 25

Beginning Monday, June 25, 2018, Rout 111 – Old Banff Coach Road will connect West Springs to Westbrook Station.  Transit service is also expanding in Wentworth (west of 85 St. SW), which brings more people within a short five-minute walk of this bus route.   Route 111 is replacing Route 452 – Wentworth, which currently … Continue reading New bus route coming to West Springs on June 25

Traffic Concerns

The WSCRCA recognizes that there are often traffic and safety issues that need attention in our community.  The WSCRCA speaks to the Councillor’s Office regularly about such issues. However, the more voices the better! The City heavily considers the number of 311 Service Requests (either from 311 phone calls, online, or through the 311 app) … Continue reading Traffic Concerns

Register now for Gentle Yoga for Adults

Registration is now open for a “Gentle Yoga for Adults” program.  The program runs for 6 weeks  on Tuesday afternoons. Enjoy a yoga class dedicated to healthy movement, relaxation, breath and awareness.  All postures are suitable for beginners as well as those needing a modified program.  This class will focus on strengthening weak muscles and … Continue reading Register now for Gentle Yoga for Adults

Register Now for 4 Week Fitness Mix with Laura Flood

Registration is now open for the “4 Week Fitness Mix with Laura Flood”.  The program includes a different fitness experience each week including:  HIIT, JOGA, Kettlebell Kickboxing and Yoga. Date: Sundays May 6, May 13, June 3, and June 10 Please note there will be NO class on May 20 or May 27. Time: 10:00 – 11:00AM Location: Amica … Continue reading Register Now for 4 Week Fitness Mix with Laura Flood

Register online now for a garden bed in our Community Hub & Garden

Garden Location: 25 Weston Park (off 73 St. adjacent to the soccer field & behind the Weston Drive plaza) Bed size: Approximately 4 ft. x 8 ft. x 18 in. or 4 ft. x 8 ft. x 24 in. Rental fee: $40 per bed for 2018 season (discounted from the regular price of $50 as there … Continue reading Register online now for a garden bed in our Community Hub & Garden

Charity Casino – April 25 & 26 – Volunteers Needed

Our major 2018 fundraiser will be to support the Charity Casino, at Cowboys Casino on April 25 & 26. Thanks to the many volunteers who work at the casino, the Community Association earns substantial funds from Alberta Gaming & Lottery Commission. There are various roles: chip runner, cashier, count room staff, etc. and two shifts … Continue reading Charity Casino – April 25 & 26 – Volunteers Needed

Safe4Life Safe Kids – March 17

Safe4Life Safe Kids is a high energy, interactive program that will give children (ages 7 – 12) a Safety Plan they can use.  Topics include: home alone safety, bullying, the stranger myth, inappropriate touching, abductions, self-confidence and more.  Children have the opportunity to practice their new self-defense skills in a safe and simulated environment. We … Continue reading Safe4Life Safe Kids – March 17

Night on the Hill – February 18

You’re invited to ski, snowboard or tube at COP on Sunday, February 18 from 6 pm to 9 pm.   This event is free for all West Springs/Cougar Ridge Community Association (WSCRCA) members and their families, however, registration is required. Click here to register . Your registration includes access to the necessary facilities and includes use of … Continue reading Night on the Hill – February 18

Soccer Registration will be opening January 21 at noon!

Registration for the 2018 Soccer program will start on January 21 at noon.  To be sure that you can register your children without delay, please ensure that your West Springs/Cougar Ridge membership is active.  If not, please become a member before registration opens by clicking the link below. JOIN NOW For more information visit the following … Continue reading Soccer Registration will be opening January 21 at noon!

West Springs Area Structure Plan Amendments – Information Sessions – December 5 & 6

Tuesday, December 5 – 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 6 – 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. WHERE:  Calgary French and International School, 700 77 St. SW There are currently several development applications in the West Springs Area Structure Plan boundary area.   The City is hosting two final information sessions where community members can review the … Continue reading West Springs Area Structure Plan Amendments – Information Sessions – December 5 & 6

SafeTots – Registration Opens November 27 at 8 a.m.

Registration will open on November 27 at 8 a.m. for our SafeTots program which is for children ages 3 to 5 and their parent/guardian.  This is a one hour program that will be held on Saturday, January 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the West Springs Free Methodist Church. For the link to … Continue reading SafeTots – Registration Opens November 27 at 8 a.m.

Skating Programs – Registration Opens November 17 at 8 a.m.

We are pleased to be offering our Learn to Skate and Open Skate Programs starting from January 2018 to March 2018.  These events fill up quickly so please check that your membership is in good standing so that you are able to register smoothly. Registration will open Friday, November 17 at 8:00 a.m. For more … Continue reading Skating Programs – Registration Opens November 17 at 8 a.m.

Safe4Life SafeKids Program November 25

Click here for details on this high energy, interactive program for children ages 7 – 12.  The classes are full, but you may still join the wait list. 

Open House: West Springs Area Structure Plan – October 19 & October 21

Thursday, October 19 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, October 21 – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. WHERE:  Calgary French and International School, Core Cafeteria, 700 77 St. SW There are currently several development applications in the West Springs Area Structure Plan boundary area.   The City is hosting these Open Houses to provide an opportunity for … Continue reading Open House: West Springs Area Structure Plan – October 19 & October 21

New Babysitting and Garage Sale Facebook Groups

The West Springs/Cougar Ridge Community Association (“WSCRCA”) is excited to launch two new FaceBook groups, linked to the WSCRCA Facebook page. Please consider Following us on Facebook and joining these two new groups. It’s a great way to grow our community and keep up to date on what is happening in WSCR. Follow the main … Continue reading New Babysitting and Garage Sale Facebook Groups