Seminars & Workshops

Seminar Series
WINTER/SPRING 2008 Seminar Series

The Calgary Sport Council is pleased to present a series of seminars and workshops designed to provide coaches, parents, volunteers and sport administrators with current information from experts involved in various aspects of sport. This year’s schedule.

Workshops and Courses

Preventing Childhood Obesity:

Big Picture Strategies

Wednesday, May 14, 2008   8:30 am to NOON

Mount Royal College  Lincoln Park Room # J301

Registration is free but seating is limited.

To register and for more information, click.

Dr. Colin Higgs, a member of the expert group that developed Canadian Sport for Life, will lead a seminar on Developing Physical Literacy on May 22. Click here for details.  “Developing Physical Literacy” Paper, covers the first three stages of LTAD. To access the documnet click here.

2008 SOC Officiating Conference

The Dynamics & Diversity of Canadian Officiating

May 23 – 25, 2008 Calgary, AB

Delta Bow Valley Hotel

The Calgary Sport Council is pleased to partner with Sports Officials Canada to offer local officials a reduced fee for this annual conference.  Our goal is to assist as many local officials as possible to attend the conference.  However the number of fee subsidies will be limited on a per sport basis. Click here for the official conference registration form.  Call the office at 387.7772 for more information.  For more detailed conference information click here.

GAIN Gaming Information for Charitable Groups

For more information, click here.

Standard First Aid and CPR Certification

Alberta Health and Safety Training Institute

24-Hour Toll-Free Registration Hotline: 1.888.670.5406

Course Schedule

Volunteer Calgary hosts special events and training opportunities to promote volunteerism in our community. Click on the links below to find out more about these events and how to register.


2008 Volunteer Calgary Media Guide Now Available!

Advanced Volunteer Management Theory

Further Developing Your Volunteer Program
Advanced Level Workshop

May 15, 2008  9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Safe Enough– Reviewing your Screening Practices
Intermediate level course
May 13, 2008  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Volunteer Management Fundamentals
Introductory level course
May 27, 2008  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm.
Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement

Part I

 May 6, 2008  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement

Part II

May 26, 2008  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 


Organizational Effectiveness
Technology Insights Tips ‘n Trick Lunch Series
Executive Breakfast Series

November 7 – 9, 2008

Hyatt Regency Calgary

To register visit

>>Check out SIRC’s conference calendarhere.