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Ride & Play - Babies on Bikes Program

Cerebral Palsy Kids & Families offers an Early Intervention movement program for infants and young children (6mos to 3 yrs) with neuromotor delay/disability.

The RIDE & PLAY program welcomes families who have recently received a special needs diagnosis and provides the opportunity to bring their child in to learn hot to ride a special needs trike.  Through a group learning experience, infants will participate in stretching, strengthening, reciprocal movement, songs, games and play. The goal of the program is to help teach parents about the importance of movement for their child's motor development. We hope to offer our program in a fun, warm and supportive environment. The overall focus will be movement on bikes and activities on mats. Siblings are always welcome.

Come Ride & Play with CP Kids & Families!

FACT – physical activity for babies

  • Enhances cognitive function

  • Builds muscle and increase coordination

  • Strengthens immunity

  • Speeds metabolism

  • Elevates moods and activates the mind

FACT - The simple posture of riding a bike:

  • Strengthens core muscles and stretches extremities

  • Allows gravity to help support digestion

  • Stimulates upper body proprioception

  • Requires reciprocal leg movements which promotes bilateral coordination

If you would like to participate please complete the Ride & Play Registration Form.

For more information or to register please contact Emily Jackson: 403-205-4935 or email: emily@calgarycp.org 

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Registration form

Please email completed form to emily@calgarycp.org

 

COST for 9 week program

$135
Thanks to a generous donor we are able to offer this session at a reduced rate. 

Includes rental of trike plus 1 year complimentary bike loan for the Adaptive Bike Program ($75 value). 
Additional funding may be available, please inquire.

$20 drop-in
Come in and try out a session with us! Bring your own bike or sign up to be apart of the bike program.

 

CP KIDS CAMP

Running during July and August, weekly summer camps will be held in our warm, welcoming, and inclusive community space at 121, 7015 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, AB, T2H 2K6. Camp runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm, Monday to Friday (excluding national holidays, see calendar attached below).


Based on the needs of your child, staff will be provided to ensure that camp is safe, fun
and inclusive! Pre-assessment of the needs of your child will determine the necessity for the attendance of an aide throughout the camp experience.

Each week campers will get to enjoy an onsite form of entertainment (ex. JB Music,
Mad Science, etc.) as well as a day trip activity (ex. Build-A-Bear, Artopia, etc.). Morning
activities include strengthening and stretching, movement and games facilitated by Abigail Aldridge. Afternoon activities include riding bikes, playing games, running a bake sale, water activities, and many more exciting and inclusive activities.

If you would like to participate please complete the CP Kids Camp Registration Form.

If you have any questions or for more information please contact us at: 403-205-4935 or email: bailey@calgarycp.org

cp kids camp registration form

Please email completed form to bailey@calgarycp.org

 

COST

4 Day Week $600.00
5 Day Week $750.00


Special pups

REGISTRATION OPENS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27 11:00-1:30 

HOW IT WORKS

Trainers from CleverCanines will pair up your child with their pre-screened and assigned "dog for the day" and a volunteer companion. This partnership will allow a friendship to grow throughout the day and a bond to be formed. From there your child with be taught safety, greetings, tricks, massage, and have a chance to showcase the dog's knowledge through a fun game.

Included in the weekend camp

  • 2.5 hours

  • Lunch (we can accommodate most allergies)

  • Refreshments

  • Washrooms

  • T-Shirts

  • Special prizes upon "graduation"

Included in the weeknight camp

  • Refreshments

  • Washrooms

  • T-Shirts

  • Special prizes upon "graduation"


If you would like to participate please complete the Special Pups Registration Form.

CONTACT INFO

For more information please contact Brittany: calgaryspecialpups@gmail.com

 
 

Kids up Front

CP Kids & Families has been partnering with Kids Up Front for over 10 years. Thanks to Kids Up Front, CPKF's  families have attended for free…Flames Games, Hitmen Games, the Calgary Philharmonic, Theatre Calgary, Calgary Roughnecks Games, The Calgary Zoo, Global Fest and so many more events in Calgary.

Some events, we can get tickets to on a regular basis are Calgary Hitmen and Calgary Stampeder games.  Please request as early as possible to increase chances of receiving tickets

 

Email Notification List

If you know of an event you would like to attend with your family, let us know by completing the form below. We will ask Kids Up Front and they will do their best to get you the tickets.

Parent / Guardian Name *
Parent / Guardian Name
Child Name *
Child Name
Member
Phone Number *
Phone Number
Select tickets that interest you *
Does the member require a wheelchair?
Occasionally we get wheelchair/attendant seats

ticket request

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To request tickets, please complete the form below to be added to our email notification list or email Karen@calgarycp.org 
for more information.


FAQ

Consumption of drugs or alcohol is not permitted prior to, during or immediately following an Opportunity

Tickets or passes for Opportunities that will not be used by the recipient must be returned as soon as possible and prior to the event; (Donors often sit beside the seats they donated)

We will acknowledge and send a “thank you” message to Kids Up Front(CPKids & Families will forward to Kids Up Front)

Tickets will be used by our member and family, unless otherwise specified

Tickets may never be resold