TGCA Adult Programs

As a community association, part of our mission is to provide community amenities combined with an extensive array of programs like yoga, senior fitness, art classes in North Calgary. 


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,


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


We thank all of our members and guests for their patience and understanding through all of the mandates, lockdowns and restrictions, and we sincerely hope to see each of you again as we return to gathering in our community.

Hatha Yoga Classes | All Levels Welcome

Winter 2023, session 2 registration now closed - drop-ins always welcome! Session 3 registration opens Apr. 3

Hatha Yoga is a mindful, lightly flowing class that builds strength, flexibility and breath work. 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.  All skill levels are welcome at this class so come and meet some nice folks who have realized the value of a yoga practice in their lives. 

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 


Winter/Spring 2023 yoga session info

Registration note: all Hatha Yoga session registration closes at 3:30 pm the Friday previous to the first class of the session.

Tuesday sessions in the Thorncliffe Room, 7 – 8 pm

Session 1: Jan. 10 – Feb 21 | 7 classes | $70 for members, $105 for non-members 

Session 2: Feb. 28 – Apr. 11 | 7 classes | $70 for members, $105 for non-members | registration now closed, drop-ins welcome

Session 3: Apr. 18 – May 30 | 7 classes, in the 5600 room on May 23 | $70 for members, $105 for non-members | registration opens Apr. 3

Mini session 4: Jun 6 – 27 | 4 classes | $40 for members, $60 for non-members | registration opens May 23

Friday sessions in the Thorncliffe Room, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Session 1: Jan. 13 – Feb 24 | 7 classes | $70 for members, $105 for non-members 

Session 2: Mar. 3 – April 14 | 6 classes | $60 for members, $90 for non-members | no class on Apr 7, Good Friday | registration now closed, drop-ins welcome

Session 3: Apr. 21 – Jun 2 | 7 classes | $70 for members, $105 for non-members | registration opens Apr. 3

Mini session 4: Jun 9 – 30 | 4 classes | $40 for members, $60 for non-members | registration opens May 23



Classes are in the Thorncliffe Room, which is right beside the admin office in the main lobby, pictured in this listing. 



Registration fee is $10 each class for members and $15 for non-members. Drop-in at any class! See pricing below. Please note: minimum registration of participants must be met for this class to be viable, so please register if you’re planning on coming to each one. 

Drop-in fee Drop-in is $12 for members and $18 non-members. Luann, the instructor, will take cash only but you may pay in the office on Fridays with cash, credit or debit. 


What you’ll need

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



$15 annually for residents of Thorncliffe & Greenview, as well as the greater Calgary area. This is a TGCA program, so you’ll get a 1/3 discount as a member. Please purchase or renew your membership here

If you have any questions or need assistance with your registration and payment, please contact Vanessa,


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 option that you’d like and add the classes you’d like to your cart. When you are happy with what’s in your cart, click checkout. This will bring you to the payment page. 

All prices are subject to GST. 

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Sit & Be Fit Senior Fitness Class | Winter/Spring 2023

Registration for Spring 2023 session registration now open, drop-ins always welcome!

Come and challenge yourself in a gentle and effective way at this low intensity, high-energy 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 low-impact environment. 


Program Dates & Times

Registration note: beginning March 2023 all Sit & Be Fit session registration closes at 3:30 pm the Friday previous to the first class of the session.


Winter 2023 sessions – registration now closed, drop-in available

Monday session, Winter 2023 | no class on Family Day, Feb 20

Jan. 16 – Mar. 27 | 10:30 – 11:30 am | 10 classes

Thursday session, Winter 2023

Jan. 19 – Mar. 23 | 10:30 – 11:30 am | 10 classes


Spring 2023 sessions – registration opens Mar. 20, closes Mar. 31

Monday session, Spring 2023 | no class May 22, Victoria Day & class in main hall, May 29, election

Apr. 3 – June 12 | 10:30 – 11:30 am | 10 classes

Thursday session, Spring 2023

Apr. 13 – June 15 | 10:30 – 11:30 am | 10 classes



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. 



Participants should wear comfortable fitness or leisure clothing and appropriate shoes for a fitness activity.  



All sessions are 10 classes | $100 for members & $150 for non-members per session. GST will be added at checkout.

Drop-in: This class is open for drop-in. Drop-in is $12+GST and non-members $18+GST. Those paying drop-in may do so in the office with cash, debit or credit. 



If you are a member, please ensure that you are logged into your account. Here’s the account overview for your reference. 

When you are logged in, return to this page to register and pay.

Choose one or both classes from the menu in this listing and add your choice to your cart. Review your cart and proceed to checkout. 

Members – If you are logged into your membership account, you can proceed to checkout and pay with Visa or Mastercard.

Non-members – If you’re not a member, you’ll need to fill in all the information in the checkout page and then your Visa or Mastercard information to pay and register. 



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, or call 403-274-6840. 

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

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TGCA Drop-in Pickleball | This program is no longer offered at The TGCA

The TGCA drop-in pickleball program has been discontinued for the foreseeable future. 

The TGCA gymnasium is fully booked. If you would like to play pickleball at the facility, please inquire with The Calgary Pickleball Club about programming.  

The TGCA Racquetball League | Winter 2023

Registration for Winter 2023 now closed, look for registration for Fall 2023

Our racquetball league has been going strong for decades and there’s always room for more players! This is a mixed league and open to any level of skill. Tell your friends and get in the game. Our league includes divisions for: beginner, intermediate, advanced and elite. The players are a fun bunch and often enjoy a bite to eat and a beverage in our restaurant after their games. Sounds great, right?


Days & Times

The leagues are on Monday and Wednesday every week between 5 – 9 pm. You can play Monday or Wednesday or both.

Mondays, 5:15 – 9 pm, Jan. 9 – April 17 | no league on Family Day, Feb 20

Wednesdays, 5:15 – 9 pm, Jan. 11 – April 12

Winter 2023 windup nights are April 12 and April 17. Players enjoy refreshments and snacks at the wind up and division winners can look forward to some swag and prizes in celebration of their supremacy.


Registration & Fees

The cost of each league is $116 plus $10 for snacks and prizes on each windup night (for a total of $126). This is a TGCA league, so all league participants must have a valid TGCA membership to participate. League fees are a great deal at $9 per night!

To register online

First, make sure you’re logged into your membership account. To pay and register for the day you’d like, click the Monday and/or the Wednesday boxes, answer the additional questions, add it to your cart and checkout.  You can pay with Visa or Mastercard online. If you’re having trouble adding registration to your cart, make sure you are logged in and have a valid TGCA membership. If you’d like to pay with debit or cash, please visit the TGCA office to register.

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


League Structure

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

The league is open to both male and female players.

Unfortunately, people cannot drop in as all schedules are set. If anyone gets hurt of drops out, there will be replacement players sought. You may make up a missed game by contacting The 56 Restaurant at 403-274-5574. Please inform the staff this is a make-up game, the name of both players, and the date/time you wish to play. There is no cost for a make-up game, but please limit your play to 45 minutes. TGCA has the right to deny make-up games, if the courts are booked.


The Winter 2023 league divisions are as follows:

2021 Divisions for reference

Current Divisions

A1 – Plus

A – Elite

A1 – Advanced

B – Advanced

A2 – Intermediate

C – Intermediate 

B1 – Beginner

D – Beginner

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

League leader: If you are new to the league or for more information, contact league leader, Tyler Donaldson,

TGCA Membership: 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.  

Courts and changerooms: All four courts and the change rooms will be open on league nights to league players. Light soled, indoor shoes on the courts only please. Please leave your locker open when you’re finished with it and bring your own lock for your belongings. The TGCA is not responsible for any lost or stolen contents out of lockers or bags left outside the courts.

Terms & conditions: The TGCA will expect all league participants to agree to the terms and condition of the league, which can be found on this page as well as in the checkout page when paying online. 

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

If you aren’t feeling well on your designated league night and are displaying symptoms of COVID-19, please do not enter the TGCA premises and contact the league leader, Tyler Donaldson, to have your games rescheduled.

TGCA 2022/23 Adult Volleyball Leagues | Registration now closed

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.



Monday night intermediate league:  Sept. 12 – Dec. 5 | holiday break in December | Jan. 9 – Mar. 20 | no league on Oct. 10

Wednesday night recreational league: Sept. 14 – Nov. 30 | holiday break in December | Jan. 4 – Mar. 22

Thursday night competitive league: Sept. 15 – Dec. 1 | holiday break in December | Jan. 5 – Mar. 23

Tournament: Friday Jan. 6 & Saturday Jan. 7

Windup end of March




Registration is per team. There must be at least two of the opposite sex per team unless the team is all female. Each team must have a minimum of 6 players. League leaders may be able to arrange a spare to join your team if you need one.

Players in the TGCA Volleyball League are required to be Thorncliffe Greenview Community Association members. If you don’t have a membership, please visit our membership info page here and join up with our easy online payments and convenient online membership accounts. Getting your membership online is easy, it’s only $15 annually and there’s plenty of perks that come with being a member of your community association!

If you’d like to register a team, please call Dianne by mid-August, 403-295-3469.



Fees include 20 nights of volleyball, 2 – 3 weeks of playoffs, a two-day tournament, t-shirt, and a windup dinner with dance, awards trophies and jackets for first and second in your league.

Team registration pricing dependent on how many teams register. In-person registration and fee payment in September. Fees must be paid per team. No individual fee payments permitted, unless you aren’t on a team. League leaders will call team captains with dates and details.

Questions? Please call the league leader, Dianne , 403-295-3469.

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The Drop-in Quilting Group | Winter 2023

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

This program takes place in the Thorncliffe Room on Wednesdays, 10 am – 4 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 put your materials and machine on.

There is an iron and ironing board provided by the group leader, Shelley Bennet. 

Coffee is provided free of charge at each quilting day.

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


Quilting group dates/times

Jan. 11 – May 17, Wednesdays, 10 am – 4 pm in the Thorncliffe Room.  


Fee per date is $12+GST 

If you have any questions, you can call Vanessa, 403-274-6840 or email

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Adult Art Classes | Winter/Spring 2023

Registration for watercolour classes now closed. Have a look at the classes coming up in May!

Learning a new method of expression is a great way to explore your creativity, meet new people in the community and keep your mind keen while relieving stress. The TGCA will feature various forms of artistic classes in Winter/Spring 2023, and we invite you to come and communicate what’s in your mind through line, colour and form while expanding your self-confidence and skill in a safe and nonjudgmental environment.


Where? All art classes are in The Horizon Room, in the mid-section of the centre. Wheelchair accessible and washrooms adjacent. See entrance map at the bottom of this page.


Class size is maximum 8 registrants per class, due to small class sizes and structure, drop-in is not available for these classes.


Materials are not included in the class fees and students will need to bring supplies to class. Please see materials list per class below. All materials chosen by the instructor are intended to fit the tightest of budgets.


Fees are $10 per class for members and $15 for non-members. GST will be added to your total at checkout. 


Members get a 1/3 discount! See the membership info and sign up here. Sign into your account here

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Your TGCA Art Instructor: Charmaine Warne

Charmaine is a formally trained artist (Alberta University of Arts) with nearly ten years of experience working in all-age workshop facilitation, program creation and delivery at the Glenbow Museum. She is a twenty-plus year resident of Thorncliffe. When she isn’t inspiring others to explore their creative-selves, she can be found carving custom Styrofoam tombstones for her Halloween yard or painting creepy eye-ball-rocks and hiding them in Nose Hill Park. 

Choose from 6 classes in various mediums from January until June

Tuesday morning classes | 10 – 11 am 

All skills levels | no class on Feb. 7 | 6 dates | $60 for members, $90 for non-members

Start off the new year by sharpening both your skill and your pencils! Strengthening basic

rendering ability can help strengthen other art practices and the comradery of a class setting

will help you follow through on those resolution goals to be more creative in 2023. Our

collective atmosphere is fun, and the supplies are minimal. Together we will explore new ways

of seeing, recording, and expressing the world around us, in a safe and judgement-free


Materials list here.

Registration now closed

All skills levels | no class on Apr. 25 | 6 dates | $60 for members, $90 for non-members

Master a fluid medium without the construct of painting a specific subject. Experiment with

application techniques in a playful way while still building skills that can be easily applied to

your entire creative practice. This will be great class for painters of all skill levels as we cover

essential tools, interesting techniques, even basic colour theory – together in a fun and

comfortable, judgement free environment.

Materials list here.

All skills levels | 7 dates | $70 for members, $105 for non-members

Broaden and build paint application skills as you explore your surroundings! Learn how to use

watercolour to render skies, grasses, trees and water – then compose those elements together

to create tributes to our natural world. Weather pending, we will even take our practice to the

park outside and record our beautiful neighbourhood. All skill levels are welcome and


Materials list here.


Wednesday Evening classes | 7 – 8 pm

All skills levels | 7 dates | $70 for members, $105 for non-members

Looking for a project to kickstart your return to creativity? Longing for some creative coaching

and motivation? Try our Still Life painting class! Sharpen your paint application skills as you

learn how to manipulate colour, line, shape, form, and texture – composing and creating an art

work that is personal to you. Materials are easy to acquire and the tone of the class is relaxed

and non-judgmental. All skill levels are welcome.

Materials list here.

Registration now closed 

All skills levels | 7 dates | $70 for members, $105 for non-members

Are you new to painting and searching for subjects that will make you smile? Sign up for our

Watercolour Florals class! Add a new set of flowers and foliage to your repertoire each week, in

a way that will be easy for you to remember and replicate. During our final gathering, we will

assemble our showiest examples together to make a dazzling bouquet collage. No art

experience necessary and the materials are inexpensive. Perfect for beginners.

Materials list here.

All skills levels | 7 dates | $70 for members, $105 for non-members

Broaden and build paint application skills as you explore your surroundings! Learn how to use

acrylic to render skies, grasses, trees and water – then compose those elements together to

honour our natural world. Several classes will be devoted to creating a tribute painting to YOUR

favourite location! This class is appropriate for all levels – and the environment is friendly and

judgement free.

Materials list here.