2021 Summer Programs

Tai Chi


Tai-Chi - in this beginner program you will begin to learn the Cheng man-Ching style of Tai Chi. It is a shorter version of Yang family style. Also, Chi Gong and meditation are part of each class. The main focus of this program is health and relaxation. Register information will soon be available.


Summer Session:

  • 4 week outdoor sessions

  • Tuesday evenings, from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • August 03 - August 24, 2021

Fall Session:

  • 12-week indoor session

  • Tuesday mornings, from 10:30 AM - 11:30 PM

  • From September 14 December 07, 2021 (no class on October 04 (civic election)).


  • Summer Session: class will be held on the patio of Riverbend Community Center

  • Fall Session: in the Bow River Room on the upper level of Riverbend Community Center


  • Summer Sessions: $36 Members for RCA Members and $ 40 for Non Members

  • Fall Sessions: $108 for RCA Members and $120 for Non Members. Register online will soon be available.

Zumba with Julie Young


To celebrate the reopening and lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, RCA in collaboration with Julie Young, will be offering FREE Zumba classes in July. Bring your family (yes, kids are welcome too!) and invite your friends to join in on this fun activity. Let's enjoy coming together as a community again!

Zumba is a lively fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training alternating fast and slow rhythms to help improve cardiovascular fitness. All ages and fitness levels are welcome!


July 15, 22 & 29

Times: 12PM - 1PM

Where: Riverbend Community Center

Classes will have a max capacity of 35 so please sign up at the link below for the date(s) you would like to attend. Questions can be directed to Julie at writejulieyoung@gmail.com

Thank you to Julie Young for her generous donation to make these classes available for FREE!

Free Summer Programs

We are excited to share that several exciting free summer programs offered by the City of Calgary will be coming to Riverbend this summer! See our Summer Programs page for details. As well as the City of Calgary's free activities website. There is also a free community summer program schedule available here.

  • Stay n’ Play (3 – 5 Y+ adult) @Riverbend School Aug 16-20 10 a.m. – noon

  • Community Nature Adventure Playground (ages 4+) @ Carburn Park Aug 16-20 -10 am-3pm

  • Wetland Wonders (5 – 12 + adult) @Carburn Park July 7, July 9, Aug 4, Aug 6 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. /1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • Unplug n’ Play (fun for entire family)- @755 Riverbend Drive Tuesday Aug 17 6-8pm

  • Art in the Park (adults) @Carburn Park Wednesday Aug 25 6-7:30pm


Kids Summer Soccer


We partnered with SD Serbia Sports Club Association and Calgary Minor Soccer Association to bring the Kids Summer Soccer Program back to Riverbend as part of their Grassroots Soccer programming!

The program focuses on soccer skills development, will be run by qualified coaches and is available to kids age 5 to 15!


First session: May 25th - Jul 15th

Second Session: Jul 19th - Sep 22nd

Practice Times: between 6:30 - 8:30 PM (day of the week will be confirmed upon registration)

Where: Riverbend soccer fields

Cost: $45 + RCA Membership

You can purchase RCA membership here

Registration is closed for 2021 season.