PLAY Calgary

PLAY (Physical Literacy and You) Calgary aims to provide an avenue for interested partners to work together to promote, implement and evaluate programs, services, amenities and policy that advances the values of physical literacy in Calgary and area.

Founders first sat down at the table in 2012 and have grown from a small group of five enthusiasts to well over 200 individuals in an ever expanding interest group reaching not only all avenues of sport and recreation but education, health, social service agencies and municipal sectors as well.

Upcoming Meetings:

Dec 9, 2020 – 9-9:45 AM – Coffee & Chat – no formal agenda for this meeting
March 31, 2021 – 1-2:30 PM
May 26, 2021 – 1-2:30 PM
Via Zoom (email for zoom details)

PLAY Calgary Meetings promise to include:

  • Professional learning via a speaker or workshop
  • Professional learning via sharing amongst members
  • Networking
  • Highlighting an organization or member
  • Agenda topics gathered from the members


Physical literacy champions feel connected, supported and engaged.


PLAY Calgary connects individuals and organizations who see the potential of physical literacy as the gateway to a more active, healthy society. PLAY Calgary is a voluntary, non-profit collaborative that brings together volunteers, members of non-profit organizations, staff, teachers, coaches, facilitators, leaders and interested citizens, in order to build the overall capacity of the associated sectors to advance physical literacy within the population of Calgary and area.


The aim of PLAY Calgary is to:

  • Share physical literacy best practices and resources
  • Encourage collaboration
  • Provide a forum for networking
  • Stay up to date with current local and provincial initiatives
  • Encourage the application of new knowledge

For more information about PLAY groups across the province visit:

PLAY Calgary Meeting Notes and Resources

Visit our Dropbox folder to view PLAY Calgary meeting agendas and notes, leadership team list, logos and visual identity guidelines, along with resources shared in meetings.

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