August 9-August 16

Calgary’s active events from Aug 9-Aug 16

August 9

Family Yoga  Stretch out with your kids in this fun class for families. Soul Studios 6:15pm-7:15pm $5 for each participant

Elliston Park Walk Walk 3.5km while learning about Elliston’s Park history. Elliston Park West Parking lot 7pm-9pm No tours Aug 2, Sept 20 3

Kanfest Celebrate whitewater kayaking with events, clinics, competition, bbq and music. Aug 9-11 $75-$100

August 10

Sunshine Meadows Yoga If you’re planning on doing the Sunshine Meadows hike and seeing the wildflowers, you might as well do some yoga too. The class will be held on the viewing deck at 8000 feet above sea level. Your ticket includes the gondola ride, yoga class and a light brunch afterwards and then you are free to hike around. 8am-11am Sunshine

Calgary Spartan Race The original obstacle course race! The sprint with 5+km and 20-23 obstacles takes places Saturday while the Super with 13km and 25 obstacles takes place Sunday. 8:45am-2pm $79-$199

YYC Jam Gather up a group of your friends to participate in a 3on3 basketball tournament in the middle of downtown. Registration includes jersey and a minimum of 3 games. Stephen Avenue 10am-5pm

Surf’s Up If you haven’t managed to get away for a beach vacation, get your sand and surf fill by trying out surfing on the 10th street wave. You’ll also be able to watch some of the best compete in a trick competition. 10th Street Wave Drop in 10am-5pm $10 includes equipment and lesson

August 11

Mud Hero Alberta If you aren’t scared of the mud, the 6km 18+obstacle race could be just what you’re looking for. Canyon Ski Resort. Registration includes towels, photos, beverages, medals and party. Heat times from 9am-1pm $64

Reggae Yoga Take part in some yoga to reggae music. Crescent Heights Village Hub 11am-12pm Sug donation $10

August 12

Drop in Urban Trail Running Take part in some trail run training. You’ll run through 6km-12km of trails in Fish Creek Park. Fish Creek Strides 6:30pm

August 13

Crossiron Mills Roller Rink For their 10th anniversary, Crossiron Mills has set up a roller rink. Skates and safety equipment are included and on Teusday it’s only $2 for a half hour skate. 12pm-8pm

Bridgeland on the Mat Enjoy a one hour outdoor yoga session followed by vegan iced chai tea along with prizes and giveaways. Proceeds go to the Women’s Centre. $10 6:30pm-7:30pm

August 14

Rooftop Yoga Take part in a free rooftop yoga class. Union YYC 6:15pm-7:15pm

August 15

O.T.M Ride Enjoy a bike ride to Ol’ Beautiful Brewery and a free beverage along with good company, conversations and prizes. 6pm Kit and Ace Mount Royal


August 17 Iron Legs, Run to the Taps

August 24 International Climbing Day

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