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Department Contacts, Hours & Location

TGCA on Google Maps

Address: 5600 Centre St N, Calgary, AB T2M 0T3

The TGCA Office

The TGCA office is in the south building across from the main hall. Staff can help you with most purchases and payments and answer any questions you may have.

Hours of Operation: 9 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday. 

Closed all stat and civic holidays.

Book a space at the TGCA

To book a space at the TGCA we’ll need to know how many guest you’re expecting and the date you’re hoping to book to begin with. Call Diana Christie at the number below – ext. 101 – or submit an inquiry on our site under “Spaces for Rent” or send an email to dchristie@tgcacalgary.com.

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 and access through the main building east stairs and the elevator. See the map on the bottom of this page for entrances. The 5-pin bowling alley and racquetball courts are adjacent to/paid for at the restaurant and can be booked online.

HOURS OF OPERATION

11 am – 11 pm, Monday – Thursday 

11 am – 12 am, Friday & Saturday

11 am – 6 pm, Sundays

TGCA ice arena

Forbes Innes Arena

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

For items lost at the arena, please contact the arena manager, Rob Golemme.

Skate shop hours

The Skate Shop is run by an independent vendor. Have a question about service or pricing? Call Larry, 587-999-2397.

Monday

5:00 – 9:00 pm 

Tuesday

6:00 – 9:00 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 

Rob Golemme 

r.golemme@tgcacalgary.com 

Food & Beverage Manager

Wendy Worth

w.worth@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 

TGCA Board of Directors

To contact a TGCA Board Member, please send your inquiry to v.gillard@tgcacalgary.com

Executive Committee

 

Directors at Large

President

Leslie DeGagne

Travis Dickie

Treasurer

Brad Giddings

Grant Symon

Secretary

Michelle Starzynski

 Stacey McDade

Vice President

Mary Lacoste

 Patrick Saunders

Vice President

Derek Livingston

Sandi Hegland

Vice President

Alison Abbott

Chris Migallo

Fun Kids Club Calgary - Before & After School Care

The Fun Kids Club is a private enterprise located on the lower floor of the south building. Entrance marked by yellow star in map below. 

“Our company is committed to empowering children through high-quality care with genuine connections programs that promote their learning, development, health, safety, and overall well-being. Over the past 5 years, we have successfully aligned our program expectations with our goals for the children and have witnessed positive outcomes.”

Thornview Seniors 55+ Centre

The seniors’ centre at the TGCA is a separate organization from the TGCA and has its own membership requirements. There are 2 floors of leisure space in the seniors’ centre, with amenities like snooker tables, fitness programs, organized games like cards and mah-jong, crafts and more. To participate at Thornview Senior you must be a member. 

The seniors’ centre is located on the south side of the building. There is a ramp and sliding door on the SSE side (green star in map below) and there is a dedicated entrance to the seniors’ centre on the southmost side of the building (blue star in map below). 

Facility Access & Layout Map

South building (Main Lobby) contains main hall, office, board room, Thorncliffe Room on the upper floor. The 56 restaurant, bowling alley, racquetball courts are on the lower floor. Fun Kids Club entered by yellow star.

Full access to upper & lower floor of south building: Disability parking/wheelchair ramp/elevator to lower level located on the SW side of the building (green star). The ramp leads to the main lobby sliding doors. Inside find the elevator as you’re passing the first doors to the gymnasium on the right. The elevator goes downstairs to the bowling alley, restaurant and racquetball courts. Bowling alley and 56 restaurant are accessible.

The east entrance into the main lobby (stairs only) marked by black star.

The mid-section of the building contains the Old Lobby, Horizon Room and 5600 Room (orange star) and is fully accessible by the east parking lot under the sign that says 5600 Room and Old Lobby entrance. 

The arena lobby (red star) is fully accessible by the north parking lot sliding door and although the stands are not accessible, there is accessible viewing adjacent to the arena lobby doors.

Disability parking available at the green, orange and red star locations. Entrances at these locations are fully accessible. 

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Crime concerns in Thorncliffe & Greenview

In addition to reporting crime to CPS, email us your crime concerns, and we’ll pass it on to our area CPS representative. The information we collect from the community will give local police a more contextualized perspective on local issues that concern residents.