Category Archives: Recreation

Seniors Interested in Badminton?

Seniors interested in badminton?
Contact Ivan Teoh – 587-432-7955 or


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Badminton for Youth – Season 2 (September 2016)

STARTS SEPTEMBER 16 for Ages 6-17 years old

Dates: Sep 16 & 30, Oct 14, 21 & 28 Nov 4, Dec 9 & 16 (Eight Fridays)
School: Louis Riel School (9632 Oakfield Drive SW)
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm

If your child is interested, kindly contact Joyce Yit @ 403-473-8812 or email to register and payment inquiry.

Space is limited!


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Clearwater Tipi Park Potluck BBQ


Let’s Enjoy Summer Together!

Saturday, July 23, 2016
12 noon to 9pm
Clearwater Tipi Park, AB (Clearwater Drive, North of Highway 8)

Adult: $6/member | $8/non-member | Child (6 -17): $3/member | $5/non-member

Potluck Dinner BBQ Party
Bring 1 main dish and 1 dessert (BBQ food is optional)
Bring your own disposable utensils and drinking water

Kids and adult games: frisbee, sepak takraw, soccer and other fun & teambuilding activities

Contact Joyce Yit @ 403-473-8812 for registration and inquiries.

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MSBCA 9 hole Social Golfing


Saturday, July 2, 2016

Venue options: Lakeview/McCall/Shaganappi/Confederation/Richmond Green (can only confirm days before play)
Time: Morning tee-off (can only confirm 4 days before play)
Cost per person: Between $16.00-$30.00 (varies from course to course)

Bring your own clubs and carts.

If you can commit to play, please register with Joyce Yit @ 403-4738812
or email

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Sunday Tai Chi


Beginner Tai Chi: Sundays 4:00 to 5:00pm

Intermediate/Advanced Tai Chi: Sundays 5:00 to 6:00pm

Location: MSBCA Clubhouse

Start date: Sunday March 27th

First 10 registrations with are guaranteed a spot. Please register

The following 10 registrations (8-week-session) will be drop-ins, first come first served.

For more information, please contact Eshea at 403-383-1678 or

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Qigong on Wednesdays


We will have Qigong classes every Wednesdays from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at the clubhouse starting March 23rd. We have a generous volunteer, Kitty, who is donating her time to teach others. Kitty speaks only Chinese, but you can try follow along the movements even if you do not speak it.

We would appreciate a dollar donation for every session to help with the facilities’ costs.

Please bring indoor shoes and wear comfortable clothes when you are attending the sessions. Drop-ins are welcomed.

“Qigongqi gongchi kung, or chi gung (simplified Chinese: 气功; traditional Chinese: 氣功; pinyin: qìgōng; Wade–Giles: chi gong; literally: “Life Energy Cultivation”) is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for health, spirituality, and martial arts training.” (from Wikipedia)

You can contact Eshea if you have any questions at 403-383-1678 or send an e-mail at

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Badminton for Kids


We are pleased to have 16 kids registered for badminton in Woodman School. There are a total of eight sessions from March 4 to June 10. This is the first time for MSBCA to organize kids badminton. This activity will not only encourage kids to experience and learn the game, at the same time, it a great opportunity for them to socialize with one another.

Location: Woodman School, 8706 Elbow Dr SW
Time: 7:30PM – 9:30PM
Dates: 04-Mar-16 | 11-Mar-16 | 01-Apr-16 | 15-Apr-16 | 29-Apr-16 | 13-May-16 | 27-May-16 | 10-Jun-16
Cost: $80/child for eight sessions

If you have any suggestions and ideas regarding recreational activities, contact Joyce Yit at 403-473-8812.

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MSBCA Camping 2015

Camping Venue – Dinosaur Provincial Park

Today Dinosaur Provincial Park is world famous for its dinosaur fossil finds. So much so that UNESCO designated it a World Heritage Site in 1979. A mind-boggling number of species have been found here – 40 and counting – but what really puts it over the top is that the bonebeds have yielded more than 300 specimens, which grace museums around the world. The park has also been designated a Natural Preserve to protect the extensive fossil fields and the valley’s fragile environment, a complex mix of badlands and cottonwood river habitat.

  • Driving – 2hrs 15mins from Calgary heading Brooks
  • Check in – August 29, 2015 : Saturday
  • Check out – August 30, 2015 : Sunday
  • Driving Start Time – 8am
  • Campground fee (MSBCA pays) – $35.00 per site
  • Activities – hiking, canoeing, biking, guided bus tour (fee applies) and many more.
  • Dinner fire pit BBQ (share food cost)
  • Items to bring – tents, sleeping bags, blankets, poncho, warm clothes, food, drinks snacks, etc…
  • Amenities (click on link) – Dinosaur Provincial Park
  • Registration – anytime now (note : site vacancy fills up fast)

Cancellation Penalty – $35.00 per site to MSBCA
Contact – Joyce Yit Cell: 403-4738812 email:

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Lake Agnes Hike

Welcome to the heart of the Canadian Rockies in Banff National Park. Situated near Lake Louise, an altitude of 2,135m or 7005ft, Lake Agnes Tea House lies in a lovely hanging valley on the shores of Lake Agnes.

Along the way to Lake Agnes Tea House, Victoria Glacier, Lake Louise and Mirror Lake, overlooking Big BeeHive, Lake Agnes Tea House – homemade soup, sandwiches, freshly baked bread, varieties of delicious tea and hot chocolate. And breathtaking views of Lake Agnes

  • Start of Climb Begins at Chateau Lake Louise
  • Time 1.5hrs to 2hrs one way
  • Distance 7km return
  • Difficulty Moderate, short paved trail uphill towards the forest, hiking poles are recommended
  • Footwear Comfortable running or trainer shoes recommended
  • Clothing Mountain weather, bring light sweater

Additional information regarding the hike

Date of hike – July 25, 2015, Saturday
Meeting Time – 8.30am be punctual
Meeting Place – COP, Macdonalds, Address : 8235, Bowridge Crescent NW, Calgary, AB, T3B 3R6
Items to bring : hat, hiking poles, light sweater, sunglasses, water, snacks, hiking shoes or runners, not to forget your camera.
Not recommended : Expectant women, severe knee joints or heart condition problems.

This is a uphill climb so we’re going to take it easy! You are required to fill up an activity waiver form before the hike. Thanks for your understanding.

Contact Joyce Yit: or 403-473-8812

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Badminton Year End Sessions

Sunridge Badminton Centre (SBC)
Calgary’s largest dedicated badminton facility
401 – 33rd Street NE

Wednesday Jan 14 at 6pm-8pm*
Wednesday Jan 21 at 6pm-8pm*
Wednesday Jan 28 at 6pm-8pm*
*Time may be extended upon popular request and court availability

All MSBCA members and children are invited!
Are you a member of SBC? It’s free!
Are you a non-member of SBC? There will be a $5 guest fee to SBC.

For any questions, please contact Jonathan Looi

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