Children's Programs



Learn-to-Skate Program registration launches Jan. 1st

Registration for an eight-week Learn-to-Skate program for three- to six-year-olds launches on Jan. 1st.

The program runs on two different days: Tuesdays from Jan. 17th to March 7th and Fridays from Jan. 20th to March 10th. There are two levels available on each day: Beginner and Level 2. Classes are 30 minutes long.

Fees are $40 for Oakridge Community Association members and $50 for non-members. Parent participation may be required for the first few sessions and helmets are mandatory. Visit to register.


Oakridge Dance Classes registration open

The Dance Compound is offering dance classes in the upper atrium for Oakridge residents.

All ages are welcome for sessional classes in the fall, winter and spring on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Please visit for more information.

Registration for Before and After School Care opens June 1st

Registration for “new families” of the Oakridge Community Before and After School Care program opens on June 1st at 7 a.m. for the 2022/23 school year.

The registration event will take place in the main floor arena lobby of the Oakridge Community Centre. Registrations are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

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

Oakridge Parent and Tot Playgroup

Parents and their children are invited to join a new playgroup that takes place every Thursday morning from 9 to 11 a.m.

The group is held in the upper level of the Oakridge Community Centre. Parents are asked to bring their own snack, water bottle, and face masks.

Proof of vaccination and picture ID is required and you need to ensure you have a current Oakridge Community Association membership prior to attending.

For more information, 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 Learning Experiences (Oakridge).

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 classes start Sept. 13th

Join Calgary’s newest dance community! The Dance Compound is excited to offer select classes at the Oakridge Community Centre, starting on Sept. 13th.

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

Learning Experiences (Oakridge)

Learning Experiences (Oakridge) 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 Learning Experiences website: