Abbey Centre Newsletter October 2021
Your monthly news & updates
Current COVID Restrictions

The information contained in our newsletter is current as of October 1. As the situation is very fluid, restrictions are changing daily. Please check the website for the most current information and developments or call Guest Services at 403.885.4039.
Exclusive Running Track Offer
Starting Oct. 1 you may choose the track-only option available to members and guests.
A track-only wristband will be provided which gives you access to the track for the whole day.
Ask us about the $20 track-only punch-pass so you don't have to keep using your coffee change!
Adult Fitness Programs Temporarily Postponed
As of September 20, the Abbey Centre will be running at 1/3 fire code capacity, in addition to social distancing and mandatory face coverings.

Following Alberta Health Services protocols and to keep everyone safe and healthy, the Town has issued several new updates for the Abbey Centre that can be viewed online here.
Recycle for Reward
Congratulations to Caitlin G. who is the winner for the September Recycle 4 Reward of a $75 gift card sponsored by Piper Creek Pet Resort.

The October Recycle 4 Reward of a $75 gift card is sponsored by Rootz Hair Design

Make sure to recycle your wristband in the red drop-box for a chance to win!

Interested in being a sponsor for the Recycle 4 Reward Program in 2022? Email the Guest Services Officer.
Sports Leagues & Tournaments

Co-Ed Volleyball League Postponed

Please be advised that the 3 & 3 Co-Ed Volleyball League has been postponed due to new government restictions. We apologize for the inconvenience and will let everyone know when registration opens again!

Upcoming Events
Blackfalds Fall Market
Over 100 vendors and $2k in prizes! Shop the days away with our incredible vendors. Admission is by donation in support of local animal rescues.

Programs & Classes
Register for Programs and Activities!
Registration for fall classes and programs starts October 1 via our new online registration system!
For more information, please visit the Abbey Centre webpage.

Fitness Program Registration is postponed at this time.
Drip, Drizzle and Decorate
Youth and Adult Classes Available
Learn to dip, drizzle and decorate 3 chocolate treats such as Chocolate Dipped Licorice, Chocolate Dipped Marshmallows, Chocolate Bark, etc. As well as learn how to package treats attractively to give as gifts.

Ages 7-15.
Main Hall | Community Centre | $30

Ages 16+
Main Hall | Community Centre | $60

Homemade Jam Workshop
If Jam is your Jam, then we have a berry exciting class for you! Create your own unique homemade jam using your favorite berries.
The workshop will lead the class through the entire process of Jam making. All materials will be provided and each registrant will take home a jar of Jam at the completion of the course!

Ages 14+
Main Hall | Community Centre | $40

Abbey Centre Services
Have Fun in Child Minding!
Children aged 3 months to 10 years can be dropped off to receive quality care by our friendly and professional staff.
Spots are limited to 3 hours/day.

Please note that we are not offering off-site care at this time.

Red Deer Kinsmen Indoor Play Space
The Red Deer Kinsmen Indoor Play Space is waiting to be discovered, climbed, and conquered. The perfect place to let your little ones run off some energy and be active; the indoor play space offers 6 levels and over 2600 square feet of fun! Toddlers are welcome on the smaller structures that are ideal for your children to learn, explore and discover the joy of play.

Socks are required for anyone who enters the Indoor Play Space.

Food Services
Thank you to Mobile Meals and Munchies for supplying food services during the summer! They will be back at the Abbey for select events during the fall and winter.
We are excited to have them back next summer.

Please contact Guest Services for more information.

Border Paving Fitness Centre
Reach Your Ultimate Fitness Goals with the Abbey Fitness App!
Working out on your own can be a struggle.

The Abbey Fitness app provides class schedules, social media platforms, fitness goals, and in-club challenges that will nudge you to get moving.

Abbey Fitness App
Free Fitness Centre Orientations
Need to get familiar with the state-of-the-art equipment and make sure you are using it safely and correctly? We offer free fitness equipment orientations!

Youth 12 - 17 years of age are required to have an orientation before accessing the Fitness Centre or Running Track. Youth 12 - 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

To book an orientation call 403.885.4039 or email
Personal Training
Looking for a personal trainer to get you going or keep you on track? Our friendly, certified personal trainers are available to develop a fitness program that is specific to you.

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

Let our personal trainers help you achieve your goals!

Call 403.885.0183 or email a personal trainer for more information.
Group Training is also available. See Personal Training Rate Sheet. 

Abbey Membership and Admission Rates
An Abbey Membership gives you unlimited access to the Fitness Centre, Outdoor Aquatic Centre, Running Track, Indoor Play Space, Drop-In Fitness Classes, Registered Fitness Classes that have a drop-in option and daily (M-F) drop-in activities in the Field House.

Annual members are eligible to register early in Town programs and classes, receive two (2) complimentary day passes upon membership activation or renewal and have the ability to place their membership on hold up to twice a year (certain restrictions do apply). Membership forms are available at the Abbey Centre or can be downloaded here.

Online Registration
Online Program Registration & Memberships
Our online registration system is a fast, easy and convenient method of viewing and registering for Town of Blackfalds programs.
To register online you must have an online account. See the Abbey's online program registration for more information.

Problems logging in? Contact Guest Services at 403-885-4039.
Mon - Fri | 5:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sat - Sun | 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Important Reminders
Statutory Holiday Hours
For Stat Holiday hours visit the Abbey Centre on the web.

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

Clothing & Clean Shoes Policy
The Abbey Centre is a family-friendly facility and clothing should be appropriate for all ages. Please NO sports bras, short shorts, deep scoop tank tops, bare chests, or exposed midriffs. Clean, dry shoes are required in the Fitness Centre and Field House.
Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd | Blackfalds, AB
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