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Summer Sport Experience Class

Posted on: March 27th, 2015 by Linette Lahey No Comments

kids-bz-banner-wordlessCoordination challenges?

Looking to experience sports in a supported environment?

Join us for a unique physiotherapy lead, outdoor group sports experience. Our goal is to provide kids with motor challenges, the exposure to a variety of sports and activities and develop the basic skills required to participate and enjoy physical activities. These are week long programs for children ages 7-12, running from July 20-24th and/or August 17-21st from 11am-12pm. We will meet at the parking lot for Henry Wisewood High School (910 – 75 Avenue S.W., Calgary AB). A minimum of 6 participants will be required for the class to run and two physical therapists will be instructing. The cost will be $17 5 per week. If the weather is poor on any given day, classes will be held indoors at Calgary Youth Physiotherapy-South Location (203, 7720 Elbow Drive S.W.) during the same time period.

Talk to your physiotherapist to see if your child might benefit from this experience.

Areas of exposure include but are not limited to:

  • Basketball
  • Skipping with a rope
  • Playground exploration and games
  • Soccer skills
  • Yoga
  • Kickball
  • T-ball

To sign up or with any questions please contact the clinic at (403)259-8534 or email us at patelkpt@gmail.com.

Learn to Bike Summer Class

Posted on: March 26th, 2015 by Keltie Wattie 1 Comment

summer-bike-camp-June-2015Join us for a unique physiotherapy lead, bike riding experience. Our goal is to provide your child with the support needed to increase their skills and confidence on their bike.

Our week long program will focus on developing all areas needed to successful ride a bike including:

  • BALANCE- to prevent falls and progress away from training wheels
  • UPPER BODY COORDINATION – needed for steering
  • LEG STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE
  • BIKE SAFETY
  • CONFIDENCE–with daily practice in a supportive environment comes increased confidence and enjoyment of bike riding with peers
  • FUN!!!

Our week long program for children ages 7-12, will run August 10th -14th from 11am-12pm. We will meet at the parking lot for Henry Wisewood High School (910 – 75 Avenue S.W., Calgary AB). A maximum of 4 participants will be able to register for the class and two physical therapists will be instructing. The cost will be $225 per week.

Each child must bring their own bike and helmet to each class and a water bottle is suggested.

If the weather is poor on any given day a makeup class will be scheduled or families will be reimbursed if needed.

Talk to your physiotherapist to see if your child might benefit from this experience.

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