Abbey Centre Newsletter
FEBRUARY 2019
Your Monthly News & Updates
Recycle 4 Reward Winner
 
Congratulations to Jessica S.  who is the winner of January's Recycle 4 Reward of a  $50 gift card sponsored by the Rootz Hair Design

Learn how you can win a $50 gift card from the LAPP Realty/Mortgage Alliance 
the Recycle 4 Reward sponsor for February.
 
Please contact Carol Simpson if your business is interested in being a sponsor for the Recycle 4 Reward Program in 2020
 
Register Early and S ave 40%  
 
Now you pay only $6 per class when you pre-register for a 5/6-week fitness program session.
Offer ends two (2) days before the start of the fitness program.

 
A New Way to Drop In to Registered Fitness Classes!
No more cancelled classes due to low registrations!  
Find out how you can drop in to select* registered fitness classes with the purchase of a punch or day pass.  
 
Abbey members can drop in for free! 
 
*Please note that not all registered classes have drop-in access. Please check the Program & Activity Guide, programs calendar, or online registration system to see what classes are available for drop-in.
 
Lockers

Effective January 1, 2019 you can rent a locker for a minimum 3 month term.
 
Rates
$10/month with minimum 3 month term
$100/year for 12 months from date of                             activation
 
For further information please email Guest Services or call 403.885.4039. 
Winter 2019 Program & Activity Guide
 
 
Check out the 2018/19 Winter Program & Activity Guide  for upcoming fitness classes, as well as FCSS, Arts & Culture, and C'amped programs, and community events.  
 
To register visit the Abbey Centre or go  online .  
A limited amount of printed hard copies of the guide are available at the Abbey Centre, Town Office and various locations around town.

Stay tuned for the Spring & Summer Guide coming March, 2019!
Online Program Registration Open!
 
If you haven't set up your new account since we did our software conversion on April 16, 2018 please complete the new online account setup form and email to  guestservices@blackfalds.com.

Once your online account is set up you will have access to online memberships and program registration including Fitness, FCSS Programs, Arts & Culture, C'amped.
Annual Membership has its privileges
 
Being an annual member not only gives you access to all the amenities the Abbey Centre has to offer but it also provides:
  • Early registration for all programs
  • Free access to Daily Drop-in and registered fitness classes
  • Two complimentary day passes upon membership
    renewal or activation
  • Unlimited access to drop-in fitness and aqua-fit classes
    Abbey Centre Membership 
  • Eligibility for electronic funds transfer (EFT) program
  • Ability to "hold" membership twice a  year during membership. Certain restrictions do apply.
   
Upcoming Events
WinterfestWinterfest
 
Date:  February 18, 2019
Location:  Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Road (11am-3pm) 
Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave  (3 pm - 6pm)

Join the traDIPtion!  
It's once again the time of year where participants take an icy plunge in order to raise money for a favourite charity! Would you like to make a difference while participating in one of the most popular Blackfalds winter events? Sign up by the Feb. 8 deadline to join other eager dippers for the 2019 Penguin Dip. Not only is it a chance to raise funds for charity, there's also prizes for the best-dressed dipper and the dipper with the most pledges will win a prize as well as have their name imprinted on the Winterfest honorary cup!

See 2019 Penguin Dip Package

For more details visit blackfalds.com/events

Pink Shirt Day Feb. 27, 2019

Bullying is a major problem in our schools, workplaces, homes, and over the Internet. Each year, on Pink T-Shirt Day, support the cause on by wearing something pink to symbolize that we as a society will not tolerate bullying anywhere. Take the message and remember it all year long.  
Choose kindness and make a promise to help end bullying .
Please stop by the information table set up adjacent of Guest Services to learn more about this initiative or visit pinkshirtday.ca
 
For more details visit blackfalds.com/events
Food Services
New Food Services Concession Provider 

We are pleased to announce that Mobile Meals & Munchies will be
our new Food Services provider in the concession. 
You may have seen Cory, Trina and the team's familiar faces as they have been the provider of great service and food delivery at the Blackfalds Multi-Plex for 5+ years. 

Please give them a warm welcome
as they serve you on February 18 for our Winterfest activities. 
 
The concession will officially be operational starting May long weekend to September long weekend. Service delivery for special events and large field house bookings will be decided on a by case by case situation if taking place outside of the summer months.  Please contact Guest Services for more information.
Programs & Classes
Get Amped for C'amped PD Day Camps

For kids ages 6 - 10, this camp is home away from home on PD Days and Spring Break. Synchronized with the Wolf Creek school calendar, the Abbey Centre is the place to be!

These camps are jam-packed from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with games, crafts, sports, and adventures that will keep kids active and stimulated throughout the day.

Cost is $35/day.
Extended care is available for $5 (Drop off 8:00 a.m. | Pick up 5:00 p.m.).

C'AMPED dates for the 2019 calendar
February 15; March 8, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22; April 5; May 10, 17; June 7
 
Details at blackfalds.com/camped 

Child Minding Services
Winter Child Minding Hours

Mon - Thurs  
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fri 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sat 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sun & Holidays - Closed
 
Parent Information
Please review our information sheet for rates, ratios, cancellation policy and much more.

  Off-site Care
We are happy to offer the ability for you to book child minding time with us and have to option of staying on-site while you use the facility or take some time for yourself and run errands or maybe have a date night out! Contact Guest Services at 403.885.4039 or email us to check availability.

Border Paving Fitness Centre
Personal Training
 
One-on-One Rates
1 Sessions     $50.00
3 Sessions     $142.50
5 Sessions     $225.00
10 Sessions   $425.00
20 Sessions   $800.00
GST is included in the rates
 
Sessions need to be purchased prior to scheduling training times.
 
Let our personal trainers help you achieve your goals! Call 403.885.0183 or email trainer@blackfalds.com for more information. See Rate Sheet. Group Training is also available.  
 
We request you meet the trainers prior to purchase so we can match you with the best trainer possible.
 
For terms & conditions, please refer to our website blackfalds.com/abbeycentre 
Free Fitness Centre Orientations

We offer FREE daily fitness centre orientations. Youth 12 - 17 years of age must have an orientation in order to access the Fitness Centre or Running Track.
Please book your orientation in advance by calling 403.885.4039 or email Guest Services.

Registration will be closed 20 minutes prior to the scheduled times.

Improved Online Registration System
Online Registration/Memberships

For first time users:
Please contact Guest Services to create your account.

Users with an existing account:

Please contact Guest Services to set up your username and password.

Can't log in?

Contact Guest Services
Mon - Fri | 5:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sat - Sun | 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Important Reminders

Field House Drop-In Schedule
Daily drop in activities (which may include badminton, pickleball and basketball) are set up daily. See Field House Drop-In Schedule
 
  Field House 1 Field House 2 Field House 3
Friday, Feb. 22 OPEN CLOSED 5 pm -10 pm CLOSED 5 pm - 10 pm
Saturday, Feb 23 OPEN CLOSED 7 am - 6 pm CLOSED 7 am - 6 pm
 
Holiday Hours
Facility hours are 11 am - 5 pm on Family Day Feb. 18, 2019. Please find all holiday hours listed here.
 
Clothing & Clean Shoes Policy
 
The Abbey Centre is a family friendly facility and clothing should be appropriate for all ages. Please NO sport bras, short shorts, deep scoop tank tops, bare chests or exposed midrifs. Clean, dry shoes are required in the Fitness Centre and Field House.

BOLT Transit re-load station
You can re-load your Bolt Transit fare card at the Abbey Centre. See BOLT for more details.
 
Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd | Blackfalds, AB
403.885.4039 | guestservices@blackfalds.com | blackfalds.com/abbeycentre
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