For Kids

  • Beginners welcome
  • Train together as a family
  • Local and international tournaments
  • Karate CHOP Kids, Ages 4 - 6: Mondays: 6:30 to 7:00 pm
  • Karate Classes, 7+: Mondays; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Classes:

September 10, 17, 24

October 01, 15, 22, 29

November 05, 12, 19, 26

December 03, 10, 17

Contact: 403-232-0228 ; Facebook Page; www.acku.org/acku-clubs/riverbend

Registration: ongoing via phone or in person at the first class

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 2018 Classes and Registration

Contact: ad@cypt.ca

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 June)

Contact: ggcinfo@calgarygirlguides.com ; Facebook page

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: littlestepsbac@telus.net; (403) 554-3605 ; Facebook page

Registration: online; registration for the 2019/2020 school year opens for existing families on January 1st. Registrations for new families will be open on January 15th.

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: littlestepspreschool@telus.net (403) 554-3605 ; Facebook page

Registration: online; registrations for the 2019/2020 school year opens for existing families on January 1st. Registrations for new families will be open on January 15th

Calgary’s leading music and movement program for babies and toddlers! For almost 10 years, Music and Play has offered the industry leading Music Pups® class from its West Calgary studios. Now, Music Pups® classes will be offered at the Riverbend Community Association.

Full of singing, dancing, movement and instrument play, parents will learn how to enrich their child’s music environment, increase music potential and understand their child’s music development through the Music Pups® program. This developmentally appropriate, mixed-age program created by The Music Class® allows siblings to enjoy their first music classes together and is designed for infants to 4-year-olds, each with a parent or caregiver.

Each family receives a CD and songbook – or downloadable materials – for each session with a broad variety of sounds and activities designed to stimulate musical learning.

Times: Saturday mornings: 45-minute class at 9:30; Winter Term Classes (10 weeks): January 12 – March 23, 2019 (no class on February 16)

Cost: $255 per 10 weeks

Registration: online at musicandplay.ca