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Department Contacts, Hours & Location

To see entrance locations at the facility, please scroll to the bottom of the page. 

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Administration Office, Main Lobby 

Hours of Operation

9 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Closed all stat and civic holidays.

Phone: 403-274-6840

General inquiries, please email Vanessa, v.gillard@tgcacalgary.com

Book a space at the TGCA

Please contact Diana Christie, TGCA office manager. 

Phone: 403-274-6840 ex. 101

Email: dchristie@tgcacalgary.com

Crime concerns in Thorncliffe & Greenview

Report your crime concerns to us, and we’ll pass it on to our area CPS representative, Constable Lower. 

Email: communitysafety@tgcacalgary.com

Always report all crimes in the area to CPS as well, no matter how big or small. See more about reporting crimes and securing your property here.

The 56 Restaurant and Lounge/Rec Centre

The 56 is located on the south side of the centre, with its own dedicated entrance just below the seniors’ centre. You can also reach it through the main building east stairs and the elevator. See the map on the bottom of the page. The 5-pin bowling alley and racquetball courts are adjacent to/paid for at the restaurant and can be booked online or by calling the number below.

Phone: 403-274-5574 / 403-274-5575

Email: c.ciarrocca@tgcacalgary.com

HOURS OF OPERATION

11 am – 11 pm, Monday – Saturday

11 am – 6 pm, Sunday

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Forbes Innes Arena

The arena is located on the north side of the building, with ample parking and access on 56th Avenue/Northmount Dr.

Public skate: Sundays, 1:45 – 2:45 pm. More info 

Buy ice times online and see availability here

Click here for the Arena Information page

Phone: 403-274-1466

Call Kevin, 403-274-1466 or email kkromm@tgcacalgary.com if you are interested in renting a recurring ice time.

Skate shop hours

(The Skate Shop is run by an independent vendor & does not have a public phone number)

Monday

5:00 – 9:00 pm 

Tuesday

6:00 – 8:00 pm

Wednesday

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Thursday

5:00 – 9:00 pm

Friday

5:00 – 9:00 pm 

Saturday

11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Sunday

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

TGCA Management & Staff 

Title  

Name  

Email 

General Manager 

Kevin Kromm 

kkromm@tgcacalgary.com 

Facility Manager 

Les Hasland 

lhaslam@tgcacalgary.com 

Arena Manager 

Tony Ellingson 

t.ellingson@tgcacalgary.com 

The 56 Manager 

Chad Ciarrocca 

c.ciarrocca@tgcacalgary.com 

Office Manager 

Diana Christie 

dchristie@tgcacalgary.com 

Caretaking Supervisor

John Pinnow

j.pinnow@tgcacalgary.com 

Bookkeeper 

Melissa Lacoste 

admin@tgcacalgary.com 

Programming & Community Engagement Coordinator 

Vanessa Gillard 

v.gillard@tgcacalgary.com 

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