Stories

“Temporary local projects and events that motivate Calgarians to

walk, play and be neighbourly.”

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Completed and Upcoming Projects:

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Blue icons are completed projects

Green icons are upcoming projects

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Stories:

Find your Path

April 10th, 2019
Find your Path
The Urban Calgary Students’ Assocation (UCSA) decided to engage the students of the University of Calgary with an interactive art installation. In February 2019, the UCSA built the installation which asked some great questions. The artwork listed four questions: what is important to you, how do you describe yourself, where do you see yourself in ...

Alex Munro Labyrinth and Pathway Project

April 10th, 2019
Alex Munro Labyrinth and Pathway Project
The Alex Munro School installed a Labyrinth in its schoolyard to encourage students and neighbours to enjoy friendships and nature. This project was completed in March of 2019, and the organizers say the Labyrinth provides many benefits. According to the organizers, some of the benefits are promoting stewardship, personal responsibility, and gratitude for the schoolhouse. ...

Friendship Bench

April 10th, 2019
Westgate School decided it needed to spruce up its playground by adding the perfect thing: A Friendship Bench. Now, you are probably wondering what is a friendship bench? Well, it’s an awesome bench where a kid who want to make a friend sits and once seated, other kids know that the kid sitting on the ...

Silverado Community Association Outdoor Volleyball Net

April 10th, 2019
Silverado Community Association Outdoor Volleyball Net
The Silverado Community Association (SCA) is ready for summer 2019! After a lot of planning and hard work, the SCA completed its outdoor volleyball court just in time for the nice weather. According to the organizer, the best part of the building process was his son helping with the build. The little helper even asked ...

Pineridge Community Association Community Ice Rink

April 10th, 2019
Pineridge Community Association Community Ice Rink
Hockey nets and skating rinks go together like peanut butter and jelly! The Pineridge Community Association (PCA) had its rink but needed a few hockey nets to complete it. The nets were purchased at the end of the year and were well received by the community. A few neighborhood kids, who use the rink regularly, ...


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Thank you to all who applied and congratulations to all the recipients.


Contact Us

McKayla Saint-Cyr
ActivateYYC Coordinator
(403) 244-4111 ext. 217
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Created by: Ben Morin -- Last Modified: December 12, 2018