ASSOCIATIONS, CLUBS, AND SOCIETIES AROUND CALGARY
- Alpine Club of
Canada - The Calgary Section is made up of a variety of
mountaineering and climbing enthusiasts ranging from novice rock
climbers to seasoned mountaineers. The Section runs a number of clinics,
classes, climbs and ski trips year round. The Section rents the
University of Calgary Indoor climbing wall for our exclusive use on
Wednesday nights from 9:00 pm. to 11:00 pm. You must buy a pass from the
Calgary climbing committee to ensure your place.
- Animal Rescue
Foundation - ARF is now a not-for-profit registered charity run
completely by Calgary volunteers. Dogs, puppies and kittens are rescued
from rural areas in the three reserves surrounding Calgary - the Tsuu
T´ina (Sarcee), the Siksika (Blackfoot) and the Morely (Stoney), as well
as the Blood Reserve in the town of Standoff, Alberta.
Sisters and Big Brothers of Calgary and Area - Big Sisters and Big
Brothers of Calgary and Area was formed on September 1st, 1994 through
the amalgamation of Aunts At Large, Uncles At Large and Big Sisters of
Calgary and District. As a member of Big Brothers and Sisters of Canada,
our organization´s primary mission is to encourage personal growth in
children through the friendship and support fostered by special
one-to-one relationships with adult volunteers.
Horticultural Society - The Calgary Horticultural Society Website is
where you will be able to find everything that you need to know about
gardening in Calgary and area's unique climate and growing conditions.
Model Railway Society - The Calgary Model Railway Society was
established to promote the hobby of Model Railroading and to encourage
fellowship amongst railway enthusiasts. Our objective is to bring
together modellers that belong to local clubs as well as all the
independent modellers in the Calgary area.
Photographic Society - Do you enjoy taking pictures, exchanging
ideas with like-minded individuals, participating in photographic
workshops, outings and seminars? Then the Calgary Photographic Society
might be of interest to you. We are a friendly band of about 50
Rainforest Action Group - The Calgary Rainforest Action Group (CRAG)
is a group of Southern Alberta citizens concerned about global
deforestation. They are also a member of the Alberta Environmental
Network, through which liase with other Alberta groups working on forest
Rock and Lapidary Club - Active since 1959, the club is located in
Calgary, Alberta, Canada on the edge of the open Canadian prairies,
within site of the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains. Calgary is home to
the Calgary Exhibition & Stampede, and wasproud to host the 1997
World Police/Fire Games and the 1988 Winter Olympic Games.
- Calgary Safety
Council - The Calgary Safety Council is a non-profit, non-government
charitable organization dedicated to the promotion of safety and the
prevention of injuries and fatalities. Liaison is maintained not only
with the Canada Safety Council but with safety organizations throughout
Canada and the U.S., departments of the Federal and Provincial
governments, numerous City of Calgary departments including Police,
Fire, Transportation, Parks and Recreation, the Calgary Board of
education and many more.
- Calgary Sports
Car Club - The Calgary Sports Car Club (CSCC) was formed in 1954 by
a small band of sports car enthusiasts. The organization owns it own
clubhouse located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Stampede Show Band - The world famous Calgary Stampede Show Band has
served as an official representative of The Calgary Exhibition and
Stampede for the past 28 years. The Calgary Stampede Band has
established an outstanding reputation for success and has become
internationally known for their leadership, choreography, musical
excellence and unique style of entertainment.
Museum Society - The Firefighters Museum Society - Calgary, overall
purpose is to acquire, restore, maintain and protect apparatus,
pictures, equipment and memorabilia of the Calgary Fire Department´s
past. There goal is to establish a Fire Fighters Museum (Heritage
Center) to permanently display Calgary´ss fire history for the benefit
of all the citizens of Calgary.
- Friends of Nose
Hill - Nose Hill is as a result of both glacial erosion and
deposition. It is one of the highest points in the Calgary area, and
when the glaciers finally retreated a lot of material, glacial till, was
deposited in and around the area presently know as Nose Hill, and along
the river that runs near it called Nose Creek.
- Golden Age Club -
The Golden Age Club is Calgary´s oldest seniors´ centre. We have been
serving older adults since 1950 in Alberta, and Calgary.
- Habitat for
Humanity - The local affiliate, Calgary Habitat for Humanity, was
founded in 1988, and incorporated in 1990. 12 homes have been built
providing decent housing for over 32 children and their families. Houses
have been built in 5 different Calgary communities.
- HMCS Calgary - HMCS
CALGARY was established as a unit of the Canadian Forces and was
accepted by the Navy from MIL Davie and SJSL shipbuilders during a brief
ceremony in Halifax Nova Scotia in 1994. Prior to acceptance, crew
members posted to CALGARY worked out of the shore office established in
Esquimalt, British Columbia in January of 1994.
- RASC - The purpose of this
page will be to introduce people to the services that the Calgary Centre
provides and to act as way for other RASC centres and the general public
to keep in touch with the RASC Calgary Centre and its activities.
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