SUMMER CAMP OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEWCOMERS
We are pleased to offer a variety of free summer opportunities for newcomers listed below thanks to donations from our generous partners. Spots in these camps are first come, first serve, so let us know ASAP by emailing us if you’re interested! Keep an eye on our newsletters, social media and website for more announcements of opportunities all summer long!
Free Climbing Day Passes Available All Summer- Ages 3+
Free Parkour Trial Month for the Entire Family (1 Class per week) – Ages 6+
iSTEAM (Innovation, Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts) Summer camps – Ages 5-14 – June 28 – Aug 20 (Dates Vary by Age)
Week Long Summer Volleyball Camps – Ages 12-15 – July 5-30 (various dates)
Week Long Suns Basketball Camps – Ages 6-17 – July 12-August 20 (Dates vary by age)
Week Long Starz Volleyball Camps – Ages 6-17- July 12-August 20 (Dates vary by age)
STS Summer Camps:
Volleyball Camp – Ages 12-17 – August 16-20
Outdoor Education Camp – Ages 8-12 – August 10-13/August 17-20
Beginner or Beginner/Intermediate Camps – Ages 9-16 – July 5-30
Summer Tennis Camps – Ages 3+ – July 5-Aug 27 (various dates)
FANS FATHER’S DAY GIVEAWAYSend in a photo of you playing a sport with your dad or other loved one and be entered in a draw to win a free one dozen doughnuts courtesy of our partners at Jelly Modern Doughnuts, as well as various other prizes. Entries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or private messaged to us on our social media channels!
FANS BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAYAre you celebrating your birthday soon!? If it’s your birthday month, let us know and we’ll provide you with six free doughnuts from our partners at Jelly Modern Doughnuts and a sports themed gift bag!
FANS SOCIAL MEDIA GIVEAWAYConnect with FANS on social media for the opportunity to win prizes! Follow our Twitter, Instagram or Facebook to stay up to date with all that’s going on with FANS and gain exclusive entry into some of our giveaways. For this week only, each new follower will receive two free doughnuts for themselves and a friend by private messaging us “I’m a FAN of doughnuts”. Not to worry old followers, you can send us this message too to win, but the giveaway ends this Friday, so enter quick!
FANS NEWCOMER SPOTLIGHT
Check out more of our inspiring newcomer stories on our website through the FANS Newcomers Stories page. Newcomers interested in sharing their story can email us at email@example.com and win a FANS prize pack.
PLANS FOR IN-PERSON EVENTS
With pandemic restrictions loosening, we are planning to host FANS in-person events later this summer. Be sure to keep an eye out for more detailed announcements and let us know what sports you’re interested in learning!
Each newsletter we plan to feature one of our notable partners who are doing important work in improving access to sports. This month’s spotlight partner is Sport Calgary. The effects of the pandemic have made sports more difficult to play than ever. Sport Calgary’s virtual events have helped people stay active these past months! They’re offering free registration to their “Faces of Calgary Sport” where you can get introduced to a new sport every two weeks! They also have larger events planned for later this year including All Sport One Day, an extended celebration with locations across the city planned for this Fall, where you can try new sports for free. Thank you to Sport Calgary and all of our other generous partners for their continued support! Please email us if you have any other opportunities you would like to offer our newcomers. Anything at all helps! Your help is what makes FANS possible, and us and our newcomers are incredibly grateful!
VIRTUAL EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Here’s a collection of some exciting free virtual opportunities we’ve found that you can check out to grow your love of sports from your very own home!
NBC Sports Camp
Free, virtual summer program for 7-to-12-year-old kids to learn and play a variety of sports from wherever they may be based.
YMCA @ Home
YMCA at Home is a virtual platform providing you with the ability to connect with your favourite YMCA programs, activities and instructors without leaving the comfort of your own home.
Kenzen Sports Karate
Kenzen Sports Karate offers free online karate workouts and training.
Beginners Guide to Yoga
De-stress with this 20 minute calming yoga routine that includes light and easy full body stretches for stress relief and anxiety.
Dance from at Home
POPSUGAR Fitness offers fresh fitness tutorials, workouts and exercises that will help you on your road to healthy living and stress relief.
Faces of Calgary Sport
Where our partner Sport Calgary introduces a new sport to you for free – on June 17th learn all about biking. You can also go back through their archives to learn about many more sports.
For The Love Of The Game
Offers a variety of free online resources and events including a Youth Sports Virtual Summit from July 17-19.
LOOKING FOR NEW EQUIPMENT, SPOT IN A CAMP OR TICKETS TO A GAME?
Email us about a sports opportunity you are interested in and we will do our best to secure it for you. Or just tell us what sport you want to learn and we’ll find a way to support you.
FREE SPORTS TALK AND CONSULT
Are you finding it challenging to stay active during the pandemic, need sports advice on rules of a game or just need a friend to talk to? Please send us an email and we’ll set up a phone call or a video chat at a time that is convenient for you with either Benjamin or Lucy.
Enjoy the upcoming Summer season and we hope to connect with you soon!
The code word you can message us to win six doughnuts is SUMMERFUN
All the best,
Lucy and Benjamin Coleman