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North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre

ABOUT THIS GUIDE

The program information in this guide is only valid at the time it was created (January 18, 2018 10:18 AM). Program availability is not guaranteed, and may change at any time. Register now to ensure space is still available. This guide does not include programs that started more than two weeks ago.

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ONLINE REGISTRATION

Click the Course Barcode link next to each Program in this guide to register for that program, or visit liveandplay.calgary.ca.

For the first day of registration, online access begins at 5:30 a.m. for most programs. Have your User Name/Client Barcode and Account PIN# handy to complete your registration.

PHONE-IN REGISTRATION

Call 403-268-3800 (option #1)

  • Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 1 - 3 p.m.

TTY (Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Speech Impaired)
Call 403-268-3825

  • Monday - Friday, .8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

WALK-IN REGISTRATION

  • Recreation Customer Service Centre
    2808 Spiller Rd. S.E.
    Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Southland Leisure Centre
    2000 Southland Dr. S.W.
    (Walk-in registration ends one hour prior to closing.)
  • Village square Leisure Centre
    2623 56 St. N.E.
    (Walk-in registration ends one hour prior to closing.)

METHODS OF PAYMENT

  1. Visa, MasterCard or American Express
  2. CASH, DEBIT CARD or GIFT CARD (Walk-in registration only)
  3. PERSONALIZED CHEQUE or MONEY ORDER (in person at 2808 Spiller Rroad SE only.)

Payment is due at time of registration. Make cheques payable to The City of Calgary. A $25 administration fee is charged on all NSF cheques, credit card chargebacks and declined pre-authorized payments, plus related Financial Institution charges.

Commitment to inclusion

People with disabilities are encouraged to participate in any of our recreation programs, at a level suitable to their ability and program choice. Please disclose your disability during registration - staff need to know your needs in order to work together to meet them.

Cancellations, Transfers & Withdrawals

Please see our policies for registered programs (PDF) available at calgary.ca/recreation/registration.

Program forms & Waivers

Some programs have information sheets, program forms or waivers that require review or completion/signature by participant/parent for submission to the program leader at the first class. Refer to your Registration Receipt for details. Program forms and waivers can be found at calgary.ca/recreationforms(opens new window).

SPECIAL EVENTS

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ADMISSION AND PASS RATES

Arts - Visual

Me Recreation Program Guide (valid as of Thu Jan 18, 2018)

Animals in Clay

Children love animals, especially ones they create themselves. Your child will explore the details of some of their favorite animals; from claws and jaws to feathers and fur. While using their wild imagination, they¿ll learn building skills including coil, slab and pinch. It¿s a wild time.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 19 - Mar 23
F
04:15 PM - 05:15 PM
$99.00
5 years - 6 years
9 classes

Artful BookBinding - Basics and Beyond

Ever wonder how books are made? In this class, discover simple and complex non-adhesive methods of creating handmade and hand-bound books that are used for journaling, photos, or poetry. Explore the history, beauty and relevance of books and create some books that are perfect for gift giving.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Feb 6 - Mar 13
Tu
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$178.50
18 years and older
6 classes

Arts Combo

Explore an exciting mix of two- and three-dimensional art activities. From clay, drawing and painting to printmaking, sculpture and mixed media projects, it¿s the ultimate creative combo.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 15 - Mar 19
M
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
$119.25
7 years - 10 years
9 classes
Jan 20 - Mar 24
Sa
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
$119.25
7 years - 10 years
9 classes
Jan 20 - Mar 24
Sa
03:15 PM - 04:45 PM
$119.25
7 years - 10 years
9 classes

Arts Combo for Adults

Stretch your creativity with ceramics, painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking and sculpture. All supplies and tools are included to make interesting art ¿ you just need to bring an open mind!

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 16 - Mar 13
Tu
12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
$276.75
18 years and older
9 classes

Arts Ventures

There¿s no better adventure than a full day of creative expression. During the week, your child will participate in exciting two- and three-dimensional art activities, including drawing, painting, mixed media, and fabric painting. Supplies included.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Feb 15 - Feb 16
Th/F
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
$103.00
6 years - 8 years
2 classes
Feb 15 - Feb 16
Th/F
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
$103.00
9 years - 12 years
2 classes
Mar 26 - Mar 29
M/Tu/W/Th
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
$194.00
6 years - 8 years
4 classes
Mar 26 - Mar 29
M/Tu/W/Th
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
$194.00
7 years - 10 years
4 classes
Mar 26 - Mar 29
M/Tu/W/Th
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
$194.00
9 years - 12 years
4 classes
Apr 2 - Apr 6
M/Tu/W/Th/F
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
$242.50
6 years - 8 years
5 classes
Apr 2 - Apr 6
M/Tu/W/Th/F
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
$242.50
9 years - 12 years
5 classes

Cartoons & Comics

Explore visual storytelling and develop your own unique illustrative style. Create interesting cartoons through character development, expression, exaggeration and lettering styles. It¿s a drawing class that encourages you to draw on your vivid imagination.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 20 - Mar 24
Sa
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
$119.25
6 years - 8 years
9 classes
Jan 20 - Mar 24
Sa
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
$119.25
9 years - 12 years
9 classes

Clay Basics

There¿s something exciting about creating with clay. As the foundation for our other clay programs, learn the basics of clay. Develop skills in hand building, throw on the potter's wheel, experiment with surface decoration and glazing and enjoy your finished work. Supplies extra.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 21 - Mar 25
Su
01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes

Clay Creations

This class includes projects that challenge every young artist of every skill level. You child will learn the art of hand building where they¿ll pinch, coil, slab and hollow build their own work of art. Each new session introduces new skills, new projects and new smiles.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 20 - Mar 24
Sa
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
$132.75
6 years - 8 years
9 classes

Clay Explorations

Discover the exciting world of clay while learning basic skills. Handbuilding methods including pinch, coil, slab and hollow building, as well as an introduction to the potter's wheel. New projects each season allow you to hone your skills.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 21 - Mar 25
Su
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
$132.75
9 years - 12 years
9 classes

Clay For Two

Experience the fun and excitement of clay with your little one. Dig into the creative process together, learn basic clay working skills while encouraging imagination and self-expression. Fuel your child¿s imagination and tap into your well of creativity.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 20 - Mar 24
Sa
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$114.75
3 years - 5 years
9 classes

Create Together

Here¿s a rewarding opportunity to connect with your child through creativity. Each class offers an exciting new art activity that will stimulate the imagination, develop your child's social and motor skills and provide quality bonding time. Nannies, grandparents or other caregivers are also welcome to register with your child.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 21 - Mar 25
Su
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
$114.75
3 years - 5 years
9 classes

Drawing & Painting

Here¿s a chance for your child to explore art fundamentals, including line, proportion, shading and perspective through innovative projects. They¿ll develop observational and interpretive skills using a range of artist's materials like acrylic and tempera paints, pastels, wax resist, charcoal and more.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 20 - Mar 24
Sa
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
$119.25
6 years - 8 years
9 classes
Jan 20 - Mar 24
Sa
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
$119.25
9 years - 12 years
9 classes
Jan 21 - Mar 25
Su
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
$119.25
6 years - 8 years
9 classes
Jan 21 - Mar 25
Su
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
$119.25
9 years - 12 years
9 classes

Drawing & Painting for Adults

Thinking of taking art classes, but don't know which medium is for you? Try this introduction to a variety of drawing and painting media. Get grounded in the fundamentals of drawing concepts, then move on to the basics of acrylics and watercolour. All supplies are included.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 15 - Mar 19
M
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$276.75
18 years and older
9 classes

Drawing & Painting for Families

There¿s nothing better than creating as a family. Together, you¿ll explore proportion, shading and perspective through fun, innovative and imaginative projects. Experiment with artist materials including acrylic and tempera paints, pastels, wax-resist, charcoal and more. It¿s fun for the whole family!

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 26 - Mar 9
F
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
$123.00
6 years - 12 years
6 classes

Drawing For the Completely Intimidated

Anyone can learn to draw! Drawing exercises allow you to approach drawing from a variety of perspectives while learning about yourself in the process. Just open your mind, relax your hands and let your creativity flow. Supplies are extra.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 18 - Mar 22
Th
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$202.50
18 years and older
9 classes

Explore the Potter's Wheel

Develop, practice and hone your throwing skills in this wheel-focused class. Projects vary from season to season, so you can take this class again and again. Clay Explorations is recommended, but not a prerequisite.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 25 - Mar 8
Th
04:15 PM - 06:30 PM
$132.00
9 years - 12 years
6 classes
Jan 27 - Mar 10
Sa
01:30 PM - 03:45 PM
$132.00
9 years - 12 years
6 classes

Family Arts Combo

Children and adults are invited to explore a variety of visual art materials and techniques together. Work side-by-side with your child on collaborative and individual projects. (Nanny, grandparent or other caregiver may register instead of parent.)

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 28 - Mar 11
Su
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
$123.00
4 years - 10 years
6 classes

Family Clay Projects (4-10 yrs + Adult)

Learn the basics of clay while sharing a fun, family experience. Use this versatile material to make imaginative sculptures. Create something on your own or work with your child on a project. Make time for family while making cool things out of clay!

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 27 - Mar 10
Sa
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
$123.00
4 years - 10 years
6 classes
Jan 27 - Mar 10
Sa
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
$123.00
4 years - 10 years
6 classes
Jan 28 - Mar 11
Su
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
$123.00
4 years - 10 years
6 classes

Family Potter's Wheel

The family that throws together grows together! Work side-by-side on the potter's wheel. Together, you¿ll learn basic techniques, watch demonstrations and then put your pottery skills to work. Please note that previous clay experience is an asset, but not a prerequisite. Supplies extra.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 26 - Mar 9
F
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
$225.00
9 years - 17 years
6 classes
Jan 27 - Mar 10
Sa
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
$225.00
9 years - 17 years
6 classes
Jan 28 - Mar 11
Su
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$225.00
9 years - 17 years
6 classes

Focus on Drawing

Develop your drawing skills using graphite, charcoal, conte, as well as pen and ink. Program includes both observational studies and projects that encourage imagination and build confidence as students learn about simple perspective, proportion, line, tone, texture and shading.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 20 - Mar 24
Sa
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
$119.25
6 years - 8 years
9 classes
Jan 20 - Mar 24
Sa
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
$119.25
9 years - 12 years
9 classes
Jan 21 - Mar 25
Su
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
$119.25
7 years - 10 years
9 classes

Glazing and Decorating Techniques

Discover the wonder and embrace the challenge of clay decoration. Expand your knowledge of surface treatments; including slip application, glaze brushwork, image transfer and a whole lot more! Prerequisite: Clay or Potter's Wheel Basics. Supplies Extra.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Feb 11 - Mar 25
Su
12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
$178.50
18 years and older
6 classes

Homeschool Art

Focus on the four major components of the Alberta Art curriculum while experimenting with an exciting variety of two- and three-dimensional art activities. These may include clay, drawing, painting, printmaking and mixed media projects. Supplies included.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 17 - Mar 14
W
03:30 PM - 05:30 PM
$155.25
6 years - 8 years
9 classes
Jan 17 - Mar 14
W
03:30 PM - 05:30 PM
$155.25
9 years - 12 years
9 classes

How to Draw People

Explore time-tested strategies and interesting techniques that will improve your portraits, sketches and action drawings. You¿ll work with an accomplished artist who can help bring your ¿people¿ to life.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 19 - Feb 2
F
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
$45.00
9 years - 12 years
3 classes
Feb 9 - Mar 2
F
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
$45.00
6 years - 8 years
3 classes
Feb 11 - Mar 4
Su
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$45.00
9 years - 12 years
3 classes
Mar 9 - Mar 23
F
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
$45.00
9 years - 12 years
3 classes
Mar 11 - Mar 25
Su
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$45.00
6 years - 8 years
3 classes

Painting With Acrylics - Basics

Develop your artistic skills with this exciting and versatile medium. Water-based, fast-drying, and practically odourless, acrylic paints can produce a variety of effects. Painting techniques and art fundamentals including composition, design and colour theory will be covered. Supplies are extra.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 15 - Mar 19
M
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$202.50
18 years and older
9 classes

Painting With Acrylics - Beyond Basics

Further develop your acrylic interests Designed to work with individual skills levels and interests, the format includes set projects as well as time to work on the subjects of your choice. Supplies are extra and Painting with Acrylics - Basics or equivalent is a prerequisite.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 18 - Mar 22
Th
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$202.50
18 years and older
9 classes

Painting With Oils - Beyond Basics

Continue your exploration of this medium. Increase your technical skills while developing a deeper understanding of the art of painting. Prerequisite: Painting With Oils - Basic or equivalent. Supplies extra.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 18 - Mar 22
Th
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$202.50
18 years and older
9 classes

Painting With Watercolour - Basics

Discover the unique aspects of this beautiful, transparent, and sometimes unpredictable medium. Choose your own subject matter or paint projects suggested by your instructor. Learn paper stretching, brush handling and watercolour painting techniques. No experience necessary. Supplies extra.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 15 - Mar 19
M
12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
$202.50
18 years and older
9 classes
Jan 15 - Mar 19
M
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$202.50
18 years and older
9 classes

Potter's Wheel Basics

It¿s fascinating to see clay being transformed on the potter's wheel. Develop your skills through throwing techniques, demonstrations and practise in this introductory course. Supplies are extra and Clay Basics is recommended, but not a prerequisite.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 16 - Mar 13
Tu
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes
Jan 19 - Mar 23
F
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes
Jan 20 - Mar 24
Sa
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes
Jan 21 - Mar 25
Su
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes

Potter's Wheel Basics for Youth

Develop your wheel-throwing skills through instruction, demonstration and working on the potter's wheel. The course is designed to give participants a great deal of practice time during class.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 17 - Mar 14
W
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
$182.25
13 years - 17 years
9 classes
Jan 20 - Mar 24
Sa
02:45 PM - 04:45 PM
$182.25
13 years - 17 years
9 classes

Potter's Wheel Beyond Basics

Learn more about the wonders of the potter¿s wheel. Evolve your throwing and glazing skills through instruction, demonstration and time on the wheel. Practice time is available at a special discounted rate for participants. Also, supplies are extra and participants should be confident in their basic wheel throwing skills.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 17 - Mar 14
W
01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes

Potter's Wheel Studio

The studio is a supportive place to learn and grow as an artist. You¿ll hone your skills on the potter's wheel with access to an instructor. Get passionate about pottery and start pursuing exciting personal projects. Supplies are extra and Potter's Wheel Beyond Basics is a prerequisite.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 18 - Mar 22
Th
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes

Preschool - Clay Discovery

Let your preschooler's imagination run wild creating mythical monsters and other captivating projects. In this class, they¿ll learn basic clay skills including pinch, coil, slab and hollow building. It¿s the perfect class for young creative minds. Six-year-olds that are not yet in grade one are welcome to join.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 17 - Mar 14
W
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
$99.00
4 years - 5 years
9 classes

Preschool Art

Creative and fun for preschoolers, children will explore two and three-dimensional art while developing basic skills and vivid imaginations. From painting and collage to clay modeling, young artists will work on projects that encourage their personality to shine.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 20 - Mar 24
Sa
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$94.50
4 years - 5 years
9 classes