Abbey Centre Newsletter
JANUARY 2019
Your Monthly News & Updates
Early bird registration gets the reward!
Save 40% when you pre-register for fitness classes! 
 
As of December 1, 2018, 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.

Drop-in to your favourite registered fitness class!
Starting January 1, 2019, fitness classes will no longer be cancelled due to low enrollment. Guests are now able to drop-in to a variety* of fitness classes with the purchase of a punch or day pass.  
 
More perks for Abbey Centre Members  
Starting Jan. 1, 2019 Abbey members can drop in to any eligible fitness classes.*
 
*Please note that not all registered classes have drop-in access. Please check the 2019 Winter programs calendar, online registration system, or Program & Activity Guide to see what classes are available for drop-in
Recycle 4 Reward Winner
 
Congratulations to Phyllis D.  who is the winner of December's Recycle 4 Reward of a  $50 gift card sponsored by the Abbey Centre

Learn how you can win a $50 gift card from the Rootz Hair Design 
the Recycle 4 Reward sponsor for January.
 
Please contact Carol Simpson if your business is interested in being a sponsor for the Recycle 4 Reward Program in 2020
 
Lockers

Effective January 1, 2019 there will be a 3 month minimum on monthly rental lockers.
 
Rates
$10/month (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
 
The 2018/19 Winter Program & Activity Guide is now out! The guide includes upcoming classes, lessons and community events. You are also able to get all the details f
or Fitness,  FCSS, Arts & Culture, and C'amped programs.
 
Visit the Abbey Centre or go  online  to register.  
 
A limited amount of printed hard copies of the guide are available at the Abbey Centre, Town Office and various locations around town.
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
  • Drop-in access to 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 up to twice a membership year. Certain restrictions do apply.
   
Upcoming Events
Winterfest
 
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 today 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

3 & 3 Co-ed Volleyball Tournament

Saturday & Sunday, January 26 & 27 
  • 3 male and 3 female players on the court at all times
  • 4 game guarantee
  • All games at the Abbey Centre - Field House 1 & 2
  • Cash prizes for winning teams (contingent on number of entries)

Entry Fee: $250 per team  

Food Services
Good-Bye Taste Budz and Thank you!
 
We regret to announce that our friends at Taste Budz Grill are no longer at the Abbey Centre.
 
We wish Richard, Mark and their team all the best on their future endeavors.
 
We are currently working on acquiring a new food services contractor. We are hoping to have a new food service provider in place by February 1, 2019.  Until such time, Food Services is closed.
Programs & Classes
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:
January 18; February 1 & 15; March 8, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21 & 22; April 5; May 10 & 17; June 7

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
Have you tried the TRX's yet?
 
Abbey Centre *NEW* TRX System
Abbey Centre *NEW* TRX System
The Abbey Centre has installed two TRX's on the Cottonwood Meadows Running Track for guests to use, complete with instructional posters to help you achieve an entire body workout with them. Come and try them out to add some variety to your workout.
 
Watch the video which shows you how to adjust the system to add some variety to your workout! 
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 www.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
Saturday, Jan. 19 CLOSED All Day CLOSED All Day  CLOSED All Day
Saturday, Jan 26 OPEN CLOSED 9 am - 6 pm CLOSED 9 am - 6 pm
Sunday, Jan 27 CLOSED until 6 p.m. CLOSED 9 am - 6 pm CLOSED 9 am - 6 pm
 
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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