Active Living and Wellness

To register for a program or class:

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In efforts to help stop the spread of COVID-19, starting November 27th, The Fenlands, 101 Bear and Town Hall will be closed to the public and in-person recreational programs have also been postponed, including those offered by our community partners at those sites. The Town had re-activated the www.banff.ca/active webpage which has up-to-date information and resources for the Banff Public Library, local online classes, ideas and activities to do outdoors with your family and more. 

The Town of Banff’s Out of School Club and Into the Wild afterschool childcare programs continue and are strictly adhering to provincial and municipal COVID-19 safety guidance.  In addition, our Settlement Services team continues to provide online and phone support for clients. To register for afterschool care or to speak to someone from our Settlement team, e-mail community.services@banff.ca or call 403.762.1251.

For information and resources for essential services such as food, shelter and mental well-being, please visit www.banff.ca/covidhelp

For any other questions or concerns, please e-mail help@banff.ca

First Aid

These Canadian Red Cross First Aid courses are offered as a blended course. Theory learning components are completed through the online portal with skill development and theory application completed in-class. Access to the online portal is made available 7 days prior and must be completed prior to the in-class session. Ages 16+. Ensure you are on a wait list if the course is full at the time you are registering.

Blended Standard First Aid with CPR 
Comprehensive 16 hour course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at work or home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/ territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $130
Banff Access Program Tier2: $97.50
Banff Access Program Tier 1: $65

AC-FI-ST-02 – Sunday, February 21 (registration deadline, February 15)
AC-FI-ST-03 – Sunday, March 14 (registration deadline, March 5)

Blended Emergency First Aid with CPR C/AED 
Basic course offering lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $100
Banff Access Program Tier 2: $75.00
Banff Access Program Tier 1: $50

AC-FI-EM-02 – Tuesday, February 23 (registration deadline, February 15)
AC-FI-EM-03 – Sunday, March 14 (registration deadline, March 5)  

Blended Re-certification Standard First Aid with CPR C/AED 
Eight-hour re-certification of current Standard First Aid CPR C /AED for those whose certification is due to expire. This course must be taken prior to certification expiry date, otherwise you will be required to take the full program again. This is mandated by the Canadian Red Cross. 

9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $100
Banff Access Program Tier 2: $75
Banff Access Program Tier 1: $50

AC-FI-EM-02 – Sunday, February 21 (registration deadline, February 15)
AC-FI-EM-03 – Sunday, March 14 (registration deadline, March 5)

Fitness

Core Restore Yoga
This course will introduce exercises from the Tensegrity Back Repair Series, a gentle practice that focuses on "biotensegrity" movement to strengthen the core, re-hydrate fascia and balance the myofascial system. It helps to develop a greater ease of movement, reduces pain and calms the nervous system. Classes will include long held restorative postures, breathing exercises, and relaxation to stretch and soothe the mind-body. Ages 16+.

Fridays
7:15 – 8:45 p.m.
Cost: $39
AC-YO-CO-02 February 5 – March 5 (registration deadline February 3) (No class on February 19)

Healing Yoga
Have the feeling of the never-ending week or wish to have some “me” time before the weekend? Healing Yoga will guide you through gentle movements to support the joints, mindful breath awareness, deep relaxation and bring you to a place where you are encouraged to build resilience. Ages 16+

Thursdays
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $26
AC-YO-HE-02 February 4 – February 25

Yoga in Japanese

ヨガをするのに必要なのは、体と呼吸と心。

シンプルだから、体と心の健康に効く。

当たり前すぎて後回しにしがちな、一番大切なもの:あなた健康、あなたの笑顔と魂に効く。

ヨガの魅力のひとつは、人には本来「前に進む力」があるのに気付くことです。

そして丈夫な身体と心の健康を手に入れ、あなたの人生をさらに豊かに生きていくように導いてくれます。

クラスでは、幾つかの瞑想法で、内にフォーカスし、自信を育て、快適に生きていく手法をお伝えします。

さらに力強い、今までで一番最高で満足のいく自分になるために。


Ages 16+.
Tuesdays
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $19.50

AC-YO-JA-02 February 2 – February 23