Phone: 403-249-1138
Email: info@scacalgary.ca

Feature Spot

2018 Summer Camps!

              Check out all the great camps coming to the SCA CA this summer! Arts & Crafts Babysitting & Home Alone Courses Bricks 4 Kidz Byte Camp Cooking Camps City of Calgary – FREE PROGRAMS Drama on the Hill Engineering for Kids Functional Fitness Idea Lab – STEAM based
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Renew your Community Membership Online!

Membership revenues help the SCA to function. All of the events that the SCA provides or oversees — many free of charge — are funded partially through membership revenue.

Click here to renew or purchase a membership now.!

Rent the Strathcona Community Centre for Your Event!

To find out more about renting our beautiful community centrefor your next event, please click here.

SCA News

HAVE YOU SEEN THESE LANDSCAPING STONES?  

44 landscaping stones were taken from the SCA parking lot between Saturday, May 26th and Tuesday, May 29th. We are asking anyone who may have noticed a truck backed up near the shed, or seen anything suspicious, or…perhaps seen a pile of these stones, to please notify the SCA Community Association office at 403-249-1138 or 
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Pickleball Lessons at the Christie tennis courts

Beginner Clinic – Mondays, June 11 – July 9 (no class July 2), 2:00 – 3:30 pm Mondays in July, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, 7:00 to 8:30 pm. For players with minimal or no playing experience. Learn all you need to know about rules, tactics, technique  and foot movement.   Intermediate Clinic – Mondays, June 11
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Book your celebration with SCA

Are you planning a party? Family get-together? Cultural celebration? Wedding?  Birthday? We’ve got availability!  Anything from initmate parties of 20 to big celebrations of 250, come and check out our fabulous rental spaces.   

Sign up for our monthly SCA e-newsletter

The SCA sends out a monthly e-newsletter with information about upcoming events, programs and links to other information that is of interest to residents. Sign up by sending your e-mail address to: info@scacalgary.ca Or better yet … take out a membership to the SCA.  For only $10/year, your family will have free admission to all Spaghetti Dinner
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Calling all Gardeners!

GET INVOLVED with revitalization and maintenance of the Strathcona entrance.  Have fun volunteering once or twice each month (or when you can) from May to early October.  Volunteers meet the first Thursday of each month for an hour or two – at 7:00 at the Strathcona entrance.  Marlene Fritzler and Colleen Flegal welcome volunteers to
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Complimentary Outing to Elbow River Casino – Thursday, June 21, 2-5pm

The SCA and Amica at Aspen Woods are pleased to offer our community association’s mature residents (55 yrs+) a complimentary outing to Elbow River Casino!  Gather a few friends for a fun and hassle-free afternoon of camaraderie compliments of the SCA and Amica at Aspen Woods. Date:   Thursday, June 21, 2018 Time:   2-5pm Departure:  Bus
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SCA – Adult Summer Programs

Come join us this summer for Adult Chair Yoga and Tai Chi!   Adult Chair Yoga (Sherry) 6 weeks – $30 + $1.50 GST = $31.50 Beginner Yoga #1 (More seated postures) Mondays, 12 – 1 pm July 9, 16, 23, 30 & August 13, 20 (No Class July 2 or August 6) Intermediate Yoga
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PLEASE PARTICIPATE IN OUR SHORT SURVEY

We would like to find out how you prefer to receive your communications from the SCA Community Association. This short survey will take less than 1 minute to complete. We appreciate your help!     Simply follow the link below.   Web link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TFXYFC2   Social Media Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/T3KZ755

City News

Attention: Newcomers with education & experience in accounting

Find out more about the Canadian Business Essentials for Accountants Program CBEA Poster


Westhills Dementia Friendly Community Update

Memory Cafes or Conversation Cafes – We are extremely grateful to our volunteer Memory Café Facilitators who have generously given their time to running the Strathcona Good Earth Memory café for the past few months on a weekly basis.  As participation has been low, we have decided to continue community outreach in a different way through
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Westside Stampede Caravan Breakfast – Saturday, July 7, 9-11 am

Free pancake breakfast, live entertainment, kids’ activities, pony rides and fun! Everyone welcome! Westside Recreation Centre (2000-69 St SW)  


SWCRR Traffic Advisory – Traffic Realignment at Glenmore Trail and Sarcee Trail

The following is a link to the latest Southwest Calgary Ring Road traffic advisory and location map:   Around June 20 – Realignment of traffic through a newly constructed intersection at Glenmore Trail and Sarcee Trail


Senior’s Information Expo at Amica – Saturday, June 23, 10 am – 1 pm

Amica at Aspen Woods and Kristine & Antony Hart Realtors are pleased to present a Senior’s Information Expo with presentations including topics like Wills & Estate Planning, Downsizing, Avoiding senior targeted fraud, Selling your home and more!  Saturday, June 23 from 10am – 1pm.  Space is limited, so please call 403-240-4404 to reserve your spot
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Pelvic Floor Workshop – Wednesday, July 4, 6-9 pm

Who should take this workshop? Postnatal Mother’s Athletes of all Specialties Office workers Healthcare professionals Labourers and trades people Pretty much anyone who has a pelvic floor A healthy pelvic floor is more than squeezing what you think are the muscles involved in the elusive ‘Kegle’. Awakening and then stabilizing the pelvic floor is an
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FireSmart Homeowners Manual and Assessment Guide

Community Safety has passed along a couple of great resources:   http://wildfire.alberta.ca/firesmart/documents/FireSmart-HomeOwnersManual-Aug2016.pdf   http://wildfire.alberta.ca/firesmart/documents/FireSmart-HomeownersAssessment-Aug2016.pdf    


West Calgary Air Traffic Concerns

Summer has finally arrived and many of us will be enjoying our gardens, parks and green spaces. While you are outdoors, please be aware of the volume and frequency of planes overhead. With the airlines continually increasing flights, take a moment to consider what our quality of life will be like in the future. At
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Good Neighbour Practices Reference Guide

The Good Neighbour Practices Reference Guide is an overview of municipal bylaws governing neighbourhood issues. It has been written to advise residents, business owners and service providers of their rights and responsibilities as members of their community.  Click on the link below to find out more. Good Neighbour Practices Reference Guide


Village Brewery Neighbour Day Rebate

Neighbour Day on Saturday, June 16 is all about gathering, and Village Brewery was built with the purpose of gathering people around community. To support this, they are working with the Federation of Calgary Communities to offer rebates to community associations for all Village beer purchases made by Calgarians throughout the month of June, as
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Free Cricket Programming – All ages

Ward 6 Residents, are you looking for some fun free sport activities for the whole family? The City of Calgary, in partnership with The Calgary & District Cricket League, and local Community Associations, are offering families the chance to try the sport of cricket for free this summer. The free cricket program will run Saturdays from August 4th
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Free Sports Programming – All ages

Ward 6 Residents, are you looking for some fun free sport activities for the whole family? The City of Calgary, in partnership with local Community Associations, are offering families the chance to try a number of drop in sport activities this summer. Activities will run Saturdays from 10am to noon starting July 7th. Please arrive a few minutes
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Calgary Southwest Tennis – Join Our League

Are you a tennis player interested in playing in a neighborhood league? The league is open to anyone 15 years of age or older. Players are grouped by ability, and each player is given the names and contact information for players in his/her ladder. You arrange the date and time – you will play your
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Babysitting & Home Alone Courses

Home Alone ($40) 9-12 pm, ages 10 years and up Babysitting ($60), 9-2 pm, ages 11 years and up For more information contact: babysitting@shaw.ca or call 403-257-2422. Register at: www.babysittingcalgary.com