Children's Programs

Registration open for Summer Holiday Adventures Program

The Oakridge Community Association (OCA) is offering a summer of children’s programming, that will keep kids busy throughout July and August.

Available each weekday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Holiday Adventures program offers “an exciting summer filled with a variety of activities that provide children with a wide range of experiences and opportunities. With an emphasis on play and fun, children can develop their leadership skills, self-esteem, and independence in a safe and supportive environment.”

As the program is licensed by the Government of Alberta Children and Youth Services, an Alberta child care subsidy is available for those who qualify.

For more information, call 403-238-9322 or email

New Family Registration for Before and After School Care Starts on June 1st at 7 a.m.

The Oakridge Community Before and After School Care Program – celebrating its 20th year this year – will be open for “new family” registrations starting at 7 a.m. on June 1st.

Registration for the 2021-22 school year is available for kindergarten to Grade 6 students. The event will either be held in the arena lobby or near the front door of the Oakridge Community Centre, depending on COVID-19 restrictions at the time.

For more information, call 403-238-9322 or email

Regular Children’s Programs

Three children’s programs make their home in the Oakridge Community Centre: the Before & After School Care Program and Winter Break and Spring Break Camps – both community-run, as well as the privately owned and operated Tools for Kids Preschool.

In addition, over the summer months, the Community Centre, through the Oakridge Racquet Club, provides Kids Tennis Programs and Kids Tennis Summer Camps

Dance Compound

Join Calgary’s newest dance community! The Dance Compound is excited to offer select classes at the Oakridge Community Centre, starting on Oct. 15!

Join us for an 8-week session in either our Junior Ballet & Jazz Combo (ages 5-7 yrs) or Youth Hip Hop (ages 8-10 yrs) classes on Thursday evenings. All proper safety protocols and cleaning is a priority for the safety of your dancer.

Register by calling us at 403-540-7294 or check out our website at

Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

Before & After School Program (BASC) and Winter & Spring Break Camps

The BASC Program is a provincially-licensed and accredited program that offers exciting and fun-filled programs for school-age children in a family, home-like environment. For more information email

Tools for Kids Preschool Learning Centre Ltd.

Tools for Kids Preschool provides children with a foundation of tools for lifetime learning by offering a developmentally age-appropriate program. Contact Nicole Rosendorff, Executive Director, at 403-281-1145 or 403-460-0389. For more information, visit the Tools for Kids website: