Programs

TGCA Adult Programs

As a community association, our mission is to provide community amenities combined with an extensive array of programs and year-round events and activities to promote and support our members and others who come to share and use our facilities.

We are consistently building on our programs to suit the needs of residents of Thorncliffe and Greenview. 

If you have a suggestion for a program or you’d like to lead a committee or group, please contact Vanessa, v.gillard@tgcacalgary.com.

Please see the current terms and conditions of your league play or program participation here

All visitors to the TGCA must have either proof of 1st does COVID-19 vaccination, a medical exemption note or a privately-paid, negative, lab-accredited COVID-19 test taken with in the 72 hours to enter the facility as of Sept. 20, 2021. Please note: the TGCA will not accept completed self-test or rapid test as they pose a rick to our staff.

TGCA Hatha Yoga Fall/Winter 2021 sessions - registration now open for session 2.

Hatha Yoga is a mindful, lightly flowing class that builds strength, flexibility and breath work. All levels welcome. 

Luann teaches an alignment-based flow using breath to link the poses together. It is important to build strength and balance, as well as the flexibility that yoga is known for. 

The known physical and mental benefits of yoga practice are many. Here are just a few you can look forward to: 

  • Increased fitness 
  • Reduced symptoms of depression 
  • Pain relief 
  • Emotional stability 
  • Mental acuity development 
  • Better sleep 
  • Reduced inflammation and stress response 

Program information: 

Both classes are in the Thorncliffe Room, which is right beside the admin office in the main lobby. 

Tuesday evenings:  7 – 8 pm in the Thorncliffe Room | Oct. 5 in the 5600 

Tuesday session 1: Sept. 14 – Oct. 26 (7 classes) $70 for members and $105 for non-members

Tuesday session 2: Nov. 2 – Dec. 14 (7 classes) $70 for members and $105 for non-members 

Friday mornings:  10:30 – 11:30 am in the Thorncliffe Room | No class Oct. 8 and Oct. 22 

Friday session 1: Sept. 17 – Nov. 5 (6 classes) $60 for members and $90 for non-members

Friday session 2: Nov. 12 – Dec. 17 (6 classes) $60 for members and $90 for non-members

Memberships are $15 annually for residents of Thorncliffe & Greenview, and now $15 annually for residents of the greater Calgary area, as well. 

Bring a yoga mat and any props that you may need in your practice and wear something comfortable. 

This is a TGCA program, so you’ll get a 1/3 discount as a member. Please purchase or renew your membership here. 

 

This class is now open for drop-in. Drop in is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Luann, the instructor, will take cash only.

If you have any questions or need assistance with your registration and payment, please contact Vanessa, v.gillard@tgcacalgary.com.

To pay online, if you are a member, please sign into your account and then return to this page. More info on signing into your account here. Click on the button that you’d like-either for members or non-members-and choose the classes you’d like. When you are happy with what’s in your cart, click checkout. This will bring you to the payment page. 

Please see the terms and conditions of TGCA Leagues and Programs here. 

Sit & Be Fit Fall/Winter Sessions 2021 - session 2 registration now open

Come and challenge yourself in a gentle and effective way at this low intensity, highly effective fitness class! 

This class will increase your strength, you’ll learn stretches and create balance in both your body and mind while combining a fusion of general exercise, Pilates and yoga while seated. It’s a great class for those that aren’t as mobile or are looking to get some exercise in a very low-impact environment. 

 

Program info:

Monday sessions, 10:30 am-11:30 am in the Thorncliffe Room – no class on Oct. 11 | class will be held in the Main Hall on Oct. 4

Monday session 1: Sept. 13 – Oct. 25 | 6 classes | $60 +GST for members, $90 +GST for non-members 

Monday session 2: Nov. 1 – Dec. 13 | 7 classes | $70 +GST for members, $105 +GST for non-members 

Thursday sessions, 10:30 am-11:30 am in the Thorncliffe Room – no class on Oct. 21 and Nov. 11 | class will be held in the Main Hall on Oct. 7

Thursday session 1: Sept. 9 – Oct. 14 | 6 classes | $60 +GST for members, $90 +GST for non-members

Thursday session 2: Oct. 28 – Dec. 16 | 7 classes | $70 +GST for members, $105 +GST for non-members 

 

Where? This class takes place in the Thorncliffe Room-beside the office across from the main hall. The room has access for those with disabilities via the ramp and sliding doors at the main entrance. 

Attire: Participants should wear comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes for a fitness activity.  

Drop-in: This class is open for drop-in. Please come to the office to pay your drop in fee. Drop-in fee is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.

To pay online, if you are a member, please sign into your account and then return to this page. More info on signing into your account here. Click on the button that you’d like-either for members or non-members-and choose the classes you’d like. When you are happy with what’s in your cart, click checkout. This will bring you to the payment page. You can pay online with Visa, Mastercard or Interac Online (TD or Royal Bank).

Become a member at the TGCA and save! Annual memberships are only $15 for residents and non-residents of Thorncliffe Greenview.  

Already a member? Find your membership account here

The TGCA would like to encourage our members and participants to register and pay for this class online, however if you’d like to make other arrangements, please contact Vanessa, v.gillard@tgcacalgary.com or call 403-274-6840. 

Travis Thibeault teaches the class and is a Certified Pilates Instructor. You can find his site here: www.purepilates.ca 

Please see the terms and conditions of TGCA Leagues and Programs here

TGCA Drop-in Pickleball | No upcoming dates

The TGCA will not be offering pickleball in our main hall gymnasium in Sept. – Dec. 2021 due to lack of facility availability. 

 

The viability of a TGCA pickleball program will be reviewed in early 2022. 

 

If you would like notifications about any pickleball related updates from the TGCA, please sign up here

The TGCA Racquetball League Fall/Winter 2021 – Registration for Fall/Winter 2021 is now closed

Our racquetball league has been going strong for decades, and there’s always room for more players!

COVID-19 restrictions are currently not in effect at the TGCA, however if new restrictions are announced by the province or city, all players are expected to adhere to them. See more about this in the terms and conditions at the bottom of the page. If you aren’t feeling well and are displaying symptoms of COVID-19, please do not enter the TGCA premises and contact the league leader, Tyler Donaldson.

All four courts and the change rooms will be open on league nights to league players. Appropriate sanitizing and cleaning will take place before and after the leagues time slot is up, and no other racquetball will be played during this time. 

 

Days & Times:

The leagues are on Monday and Wednesday every week from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm (depending on how many players sign up (sometimes there is a 4:30 start time). Some players only play Mondays, some only play Wednesdays, but a lot play both nights.

Mondays, 5:15 – 8:45, Sept. 13 – Dec. 20. No league on Thanksgiving Oct. 11

Wednesdays, 5:15 – 8:45, Sept. 8 – Dec. 8.

 

Registration & Fees:

The cost of each league is $110 plus $10 for snacks and prizes on each windup night (for a total of $120). This is a TGCA league, so all league participants must have a valid TGCA membership to participate.

To pay and register for the day you’d like, click the Monday and/or the Wednesday buttons, add it to your cart and checkout. To register for both, you must add both to your cart. We take Visa, Mastercard, and Interac Online (TD or Royal Bank).

Players will only be added to the schedule upon successful payment of fees and league schedules will be created when all registrations are received by the league leader. 

 

League Structure:

There are three divisions on Mondays (A1 – Advanced, A2 – intermediate & B1 – beginner to intermediate). Wednesday has the same three plus an additional one for elite players called A1 Plus.

There are two leagues per year, one in January and one in September. Each league runs for 14 weeks, the last of which is a fun night which we call “windup”. There is a semi playoff between the top four players in a division, then players five to eight and so on.

Unfortunately, people cannot drop in as all schedules are set. If anyone gets hurt of drops out, there will be replacement players sought.

The leagues are open to both male and female players.

All players typically have their own equipment, but you can also rent goggles and racquets at The 56. Inquire with the bartender.

 

More info:

If you are new to the league or for more information, contact league leader, Tyler Donaldson, tylerdonaldson@gmail.com.

Please note that you need a valid TGCA membership to register for this league. Visit the membership page for more info on becoming a members and the membership overview page for managing your existing membership account.  

 

The TGCA racquetball league credits/refunds for past season closures are settled. All players were contacted to receive any remaining refunds in Spring 2021 and any remaining credits are now expired. This means that all league players are expected to pay the full fees to register in the Fall/Winter 2021 league seasons. No exceptions.

 

The TGCA will expect all league participants to agree to the terms and condition of the league, which can be found at the bottom of this page as well as in the payment page when paying online. 

 

The TGCA is asking all league players to pay their fees online. If you aren’t sure how to do this, please send an email to Vanessa, v.gillard@tgcacalgary.com and she’ll be happy to help you get your fees squared away. 

 

Click to read the Thorncliffe Greenview Community Association Racquetball League Terms and Conditions

TGCA Adult Volleyball Leagues 2021/2022 – we’re looking for players!

Volleyball is a great way to get some exercise and get out and meet some people. Our leagues are great for the those that just want to have some fun and all the way up to the ultra competitive player.

The TGCA has three leagues: Monday night-Intermediate, Wednesday night-Recreational, Thursday night-Competitive, and you must be 18 years of age and up to play in this adult league.

Play is at 8:30 pm and 9:45 pm in the gymnasium, and some nights, you may play both times. The seasons for this league run Fall to Spring, with a break at Christmas.

 

 

Dates:

Monday night intermediate league:  Sept. 13 – Dec. 6 | holiday break in December | Jan. 3 – Mar. 21 | no league on Sept. 20 & Oct. 11

Wednesday night recreational league: Sept. 15 – Dec. 1 | holiday break in December | Jan. 5 – Mar. 23 | no league on Sept. 22

Thursday night competitive league: Sept. 23 – Dec. 9 | holiday break in December | Jan. 6 – Mar. 24 | no league on Oct. 21

 

Tournament: Friday Jan. 7, 6:30 pm & Saturday Jan. 8 

Windup: Saturday, Mar. 26 5:30 pm

 

There must be at least two of the opposite sex per team, but we are allowing all-girls teams now as well. Half of the team needs to be Thorncliffe Greenview community association members. There is a volunteer bingo shift requirement that each team volunteers at one bingo shift (link to bingo page).

 

Fees to be determined upon completed registration of teams-opportunities for subsidized fees available through the TGCA fee assistance initiative. Please call the provided number of league leader below for more info. 

Fees include 20 nights of volleyball, 2 – 3 weeks of playoffs, a two-day tournament, t-shirt, and a windup dinner, dance, awards trophies, jackets for first and second in your league. Fees are based on the number of teams in each league, 8 teams, 9 teams, 10 teams. Fees are determined when the number of teams has been decided. 

 

We’re looking for players for existing volleyball teams! If you are interested, please call the number below to register. There’s plenty of room for all levels of skill!

Registration is open! If you are interested, please call Dianne at 403-295-3469

Quilting Group at the TGCA Fall/Winter 2021 

Quilting group dates/times: Sept. 29 – Dec. 15, Wednesdays, 11 am – 3 pm in the Thorncliffe Room. No quilting group on Oct. 6 due to civic election advance polling

Registration is free and the fee is $10 + GST per day. 

Vaccination records or medical exemption will be verified in the TGCA office upon payment.

Nothing brings the idea of comfort to mind quite like a vibrant, inviting and cozy quilt. Why not make your own? The quilting program is a great place to meet some like-minded, crafty folks in the area. There are several quilters that participate in this small program that have plenty of knowledge to share and stories to tell.

This is a TGCA members’ program, which requires registration. You must be logged into your membership account to register. If you are having any trouble, you can call Vanessa, 403-274-6840 or email v.gillard@tgcacalgary.com.

Become a member here. If you are already a member, please follow the instructions on the membership overview page to login and renew. 

This program takes place in the Thorncliffe Room on Wednesdays, 11 am – 3 pm, so there’s lots of time to spread out and get some opinions on your latest project. The room is very large, and there are 3’x 6’ tables provided to spread your materials and machine on.

The quilting work tables are spaced 2 metres apart and though masks are not currently required, this is subject to change pending any announcements by our civic or provincial governments.  

There is an iron and ironing board provided by the group leader, Shelley Bennet. Quilters will be required to use the provided sanitizer between uses of this shared equipment. Coffee is provided free of charge, but participants are required to sanitize their hands before use. 

Participants can pay with cash, VISA, MasterCard or debit at the office, which is right next to the Thorncliffe room.

See the TGCA Programs and Leagues Terms and Conditions here