For Kids


  • Launching September 17, Riverbend Community Centre will be hosting AWANA kids clubs
  • Tuesday evenings (6:30 to 8:30pm) for kids, ages 4 to grade 12, sponsored by Mission Hill Church.
  • AWANA aims to provide an environment for children to develop relationships with their peers, caring volunteers, and God through biblical teaching. Each night, kids will experience games, group time, and age-appropriate handbook time designed to provide for meaningful discussions at home with parents.
  • Cost varies per age group. See registration form for more details.

For more information, or to register your child(ren), please visit, or email

Calgary Young People's Theatre (CYPT) provides professional caliber mentorship, training and performance opportunities to youth age 4-17. Our extensive year round programming includes productions, camps, classes, workshops and new play development. We aim to inspire and encourage the next generation of the theater community by providing a safe, creative space where young people can freely express themselves and their ideas. Through this we hope to foster in them a strong sense of community, passion and appreciation for the arts. Riverbend Community Association is the Calgary South location for classes and camps.

Classes offered:

Fall Classes:

Act One Saturdays, September 14 - December 14 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (no class on November 02) Preschool and Kindergarten. Cost:Act One $250.00.

Act Two Saturdays, September 14 - December 14 (no class on November 2)- 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Grades 1 and 2. Cost: Act Two $325.00.

Act Three Thursdays, September 19 - December 19 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Grades 3 and 4. Cost: Act Three $325.00

Act Four Mondays, September 23 - December 16 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Grades 5 and 6. Cost: Act Four $325.00

Register online at:


Girl Guides of Canada is the largest organization for girls and women in Canada. Guiding today is a product of 100 years of history. It's fun, active and relevant to the girls and women of today.

  • Sparks (ages: 5-6)-Elbow River Room
  • Brownies (ages: 7-8)-Bow River Room
  • Guides (ages: 9-11)-Wildrose Room
  • Pathfinders (ages: 12-14)-Heritage Room

Times: Every Wednesday at 7 pm (September to May); starting on Sept 11, 2019

Contact: ; Facebook page; 403-283-8348

Registration: online; wait-lists available

Little Steps Before & After School Care offers out-of-school care for children ages 5 to 12 years attending Riverbend Elementary School and Holy Angels.

Times: Monday to Friday, 7am to 6pm, September to June; Closed all statutory holidays, Open all PD days

Contact:; (403) 554-3605 ; Facebook page

Registration: online; wait list for the 2019/2020 school year

Little Steps Preschool offers preschool programs for children ages 2.5 to 5 years.

Times: Depends on the program-check website for details , September to June

Contact: (403) 554-3605 ; Facebook page

Registration: online; registrations for the 2019/2020 school year is open