SUNDAY, MARCH 13 – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Calgary Flames Foundation and WinSport are excited to announce the second annual FLAMES HEALTH TRAINING CAMP.

This fun and informative event is completely free for children and adults, promoting the importance of living active and healthy lifestyles.

NEW THIS YEAR! Bring your entire family to this free event and enjoy a variety of adult and family friendly activities.

CLICK HERE FOR YOUR FREE TICKET

REGISTER YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY TODAY!

Health Testing
Pre-registered adult health testing, and exclusive opportunities to meet with a physician.

Learn to Move!
Adult and kid friendly workouts. Bring your gear and try exclusive fitness classes offered by WinSport.

Try Sports & Health and Nutrition Expo
Information booths set up for community and sport organizations. Learn more about a variety of sports and the registration process – and try a few! Kids and adult cooking and nutrition classes.

Speaker Series
Presentations throughout the day by notable doctors and specialists.

Learn to Cook and Prep – The Nutritious way!
Head to the WinSport kitchen with your entire family to learn from WinSport’s Executive Chef Liana Robberecht about how to make your dollars work for you in a tough economy and with busy lifestyles.

Tour the WinSport kitchen and discover healthy meal solutions that are achievable for any culinary skill set. Of course the tour wouldn’t be complete without some delicious samples and some take-home recipes. The kitchen is open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the lower level.

Come Play!
Springfree trampolines, obstacle course, bounce houses and a Flames photo booth!
Celebrity/Athlete appearances – including select Flames players will be available for autographs throughout the day.

Free admission to the Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame with your event ticket. Have your photo taken with the Olympic torch from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Family Skate
Limited spots available. Pre-register today!

HEALTH TESTING

The Health Testing portion of the Flames Health Training Camp is available for anyone over the age of 16. This is an exclusive opportunity for participants to measure heart rate, blood pressure, height, weight and health habits. Following testing participants have the opportunity to meet one on one with a qualified physician to evaluate results, ask questions and discuss areas for improvement.

All testing participants will have access to the WinSport gym area for a personal consult with a personal trainer. Please note; there is NO sales pitch incorporated in this portion of the testing. This is the opportunity for you to ask a professional ANYTHING big or small, beginner orientated before starting or moving along your health journey. Take this opportunity to ask the things you have always wanted to with trained professionals.

The event is free of charge and courtesy of the Calgary Flames and Calgary Flames Foundation.

The Flames Health Training Camp in Partnership with WinSport is an opportunity for all attendees to educate, motivate and inspire themselves at any stage of their health and wellness journey. Come with a goal and leave with a plan.

Register below for your health testing time between 10:00amd and 4:00pm.

MOTIVATE. EDUCATE. INSPIRE

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TRY SPORT – HEALTH AND WELLNESS EXPO
10:00am to 4:00pm

Come and check out a number of community and sports organizations and learn more about health and wellness opportunity for individuals and families. This is a chance to learn more about a variety of sports and the registration process – as well as try a few!

Including:
• Minor hockey, lacrosse and football
• Biathlon
• Speed skating
• Luge
• Mountain biking
• Ski and Snowboard programs
• Kids and adult cooking and nutrition classes

Don’t miss this area for information and interactive booths with a variety of workout and activity opportunities and sport agencies.

The event is free of charge and courtesy of the Calgary Flames and Calgary Flames Foundation.

The Flames Health Training Camp in Partnership with WinSport is an opportunity for all attendees to educate, motivate and inspire themselves at any stage of their health and wellness journey. Come with a goal and leave with a plan.

MOTIVATE. EDUCATE. INSPIRE

COME PLAY!
Calling all Kids – Fun for the Entire Family!
10:00am to 4:00pm

Bring your kids and your running shoes for a variety of activities for families of all ages. Try Parkour, challenge our obstacle course or send the young ones into the bouncy house. We promise a ton of laughs and a lot of movement.

For the Family:

  • Get your picture taken with the Olympic Torch between 11:00am and 3:00pm at the Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
  • Free Admission to the Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame between 10:00am and 4:00pm
  • Parkour
  • Obstacle Courses
  • Bouncy Houses
  • Face Painting
  • The Worlds’ Safest Trampolines – Springfree Trampolines
  • Celebrity/Athlete appearances throughout the day

The event is free of charge and courtesy of the Calgary Flames and Calgary Flames Foundation.

The Flames Health Training Camp in Partnership with WinSport is an opportunity for all attendees to educate, motivate and inspire themselves at any stage of their health and wellness journey. Come with a goal and leave with a plan.

MOTIVATE. EDUCATE. INSPIRE

SPEAKER SERIES
10:00am to 4:00pm

Join in on one, or a few, of these discussions from industry professionals to learn more about one of the following topics:

  • Keeping kids active in today’s inactive world
  • A practical approach to understanding food labeling
  • Nutrition – debunking some common myths
  • Physical activity and the aging brain – staying sharp
  • How to be active and healthy without formal exercise
  • Effective strategies for changing behaviour
  • How to build a basic exercise  program – the principles
  • Calgary’s pathways and parks – nature right outside your door
  • Motivation, inspiration and education: The role a professional sports organization can play

The event is free of charge and courtesy of the Calgary Flames and Calgary Flames Foundation.

The Flames Health Training Camp in Partnership with WinSport is an opportunity for all attendees to educate, motivate and inspire themselves at any stage of their health and wellness journey.

Come with a goal and leave with a plan.

MOTIVATE. EDUCATE. INSPIRE

SPEAKER SERIES SCHEDULE
10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Do not miss this opportunity! Visit the WinSport meeting rooms at the below times for learn more about a variety of topics from industry leaders. Join in on one, or a few, of these discussions to learn more about the following topics:

 

10:30 p.m.   Meeting Room 4
“Motivate. Educate. Inspire.” – The role a professional sports organization can play

 

Ken King is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation; the company that encompasses the NHL Calgary Flames, the AHL Stockton Thunder, the WHL Calgary Hitmen, the CFL Calgary Stampeders and the NLL Calgary Roughnecks.
Born and raised in Hanley, Saskatchewan, King is a strong believer in support for the community; he is involved with several organizations including the TELUS Community Board, the Calgary Sport Tourism Authority, Director of the Calgary Airport Authority and is a former Chairman of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.

In 2005, King received an Alberta Centennial Medal for outstanding contributions to the province of Alberta. He also received an honourary doctorate degree from the University of Calgary in 2012 and an honourary degree from Mount Royal University in 2014.
Prior to joining CSEC in 2001, King enjoyed a 30-year career in the newspaper business that included senior executive positions in Canada’s leading newspapers including President and Publisher of the Calgary Sun and Calgary Herald.

The Flames Health Training Camp was created by Ken King with a vision of delivering a gift to the community. Accessibility to a free event intended to motivate, educate and inspire every person in attendance to live a healthier life.

 

11:00 a.m. Meeting Room 3
“Why isn’t very one just doing It?” – Truth and Myths Around Health Behavior Change

 

Colleen Jackson will present on behalf of Dr. Nicole Culos-Reed.  Colleen is a current MSc in Dr. Culos-Reed’s Health and Wellness Lab, Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. Dr. Culos-Reed is a behaviour change expert, with research and clinical programming examining the role of physical activity for enhancing quality of life. Dr. Culos-Reed has an advanced webinar module on behaviour change in March for CSEP.

12:00 p.m. Meeting Room 3
“Debunking Nutrition Myths”

Kelly Anne Erdman RD, MSc, CSSD  – 1992 Cycling Olympian
Kelly Anne Erdman is a Registered Dietitian in private practice at the University of Calgary Sport Medicine Centre. She is a nutrition consultant to the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary providing nutrition services for the Olympic & World Championship-bound athletes including the following Canadian national teams: Women’s Hockey, Long Track Speed Skating, Biathlon, Cross Country Skiing, Luge and Paralympic Nordic and Cycling Teams. From a competitive sport perspective, Kelly Anne Erdman was a member of the Canadian Cycling team from 1985 – 1992. Competed in 7 World Championships and the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

12:30 p.m.  Meeting Room 4
“What bike is right for me?” – Types of bike and proper fit

Brad Recsky (Bow Cycle) joined Bow Cycle in 2012 and is Bow Cycles “go-to” bike fit guy.  He rides all types of bikes: road, cyclo-cross, hybrid, and mountain bikes. He grew up free-riding, downhilling, and dirty jumping but after breaking enough bones he now generally tries to keep both wheels on the ground!

 

1 p.m.  Meeting Room 3
“I injured myself, now what?” – Basic principles of injury management

 

Morris Boyer spent over 17 years as Athletic Therapist with the Calgary Flames, with his primary responsibilities including injury prevention, care and rehabilitation. In 2003, 2010 and 2013 Morris had the privilege of being chosen as Athletic Therapist for Hockey Canada at the Men’s IIHF World Championships.  In 2003 they captured the gold medal at the World Championships in Finland.  In 2012 he was chosen by the NHL-PHATS society to serve as Athletic Therapist at the NHL All-Star Game in Ottawa, Ontario. Morris has worked over 1300 regular season NHL games.

Morris has worked with a gamete of elite athletes over his career, in the clinic and with teams.  He is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Physical Education majoring in Athletic Training and Conditioning. In 1991 he achieved his certification in Athletic Therapy from the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association. He also has 14 professional development courses under his belt and utilizes the skills in every day practice, including Active Release Technique.  Upon graduation, Morris worked with Volleyball Canada, for the National Men’s Volleyball team, the Canadian Professional Rodeo Sport Medicine Team, Edmonton Brick Men Soccer Club, Red Deer College and the Sports Medicine Clinic in Oshawa, Ontario. In addition, he was a member of the athletic therapy staff for the 1993 World University Games and 1995 PAN-AM Games in Argentina.  Most recently he covered Hockey Canada, Sledge National Team Selection Camp at WinSport, Calgary.

2:00 p.m.   Meeting Room 3
“Active Living for Healthy Brains”

Dr. Marc Poulin is a Professor of Physiology in the Cumming School of Medicine (Departments of Physiology & Pharmacology, and Clinical Neurosciences). He also holds a joint appointment in the Faculty of Kinesiology, and is a member of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary.  He holds the Brenda Strafford Foundation Chair in Alzheimer Research. He obtained a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (Honors) from Laurentian University, an MA and PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Western Ontario, and a DPhil in Respiratory and Cerebrovascular Human Physiology from the University of Oxford. One of his primary research areas involves healthy brain aging and dementia Dr. Poulin has published over 85 peer-reviewed publications, and his research program is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, and the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada.

 

3 p.m.  Meeting Room 3
“So what exactly is an ACL tear or a shoulder separation?” – A review of common sports injuries

 

Dr. Kelly Brett is a sport and medicine physician who practices at the University of Calgary Sport Medicine Centre. He has over 20 years of experience treating acute and chronic injuries right from the elite athletes to the elderly. He was the team physician for the Calgary Flames for 15 seasons and has also worked with the Calgary Hitmen, Calgary Cannons, Hockey Canada and Rugby Canada.  He is a certified personal fitness trainer and a former medical officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, having served on a United Nations Peacekeeping mission in the former Yugoslavia.

The event is free of charge and courtesy of the Calgary Flames and Calgary Flames Foundation.
The Flames Health Training Camp in Partnership with WinSport is an opportunity for all attendees to educate, motivate and inspire themselves at any stage of their health and wellness journey.

Come with a goal and leave with a plan.

FAMILY SKATE
Pre-registration Required!
11:00am to 3:30pm

Bring the whole family and enjoy a skate at WinSport’s Olympic sized ice rink!

  • Flames Ice Crew Appearances
  • WinSport instructors On-Ice
  • All ages welcome! Kids under 6 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. All kids under the age of 18 will require an adult consent.
  • Skates are required — there are no skate rentals available
  • Helmets mandatory for all guests
  • No hockey sticks or puck permitted on the ice

Please register for one of the following times to secure your spot (75 person capacity per session):

11:00 – 11:45
11:45- 12:30
12:30 – 1:15
1:15 – 2:00
2:00 – 2:45
2:45 – 3:30

The event is free of charge and courtesy of the Calgary Flames and Calgary Flames Foundation.

The Flames Health Training Camp in Partnership with WinSport is an opportunity for all attendees to educate, motivate and inspire themselves at any stage of their health and wellness journey.

MOTIVATE. EDUCATE. INSPIRE

REGISTER

LEARN TO MOVE
Pre-registration Required!
10:30am to 3:30pm

Come and join adult and kid friendly workouts offered by WinSport. This is an opportunity to learn basic movements to start moving along your healthy journey!

  • Classes will be held in the High Performance Training Centre, Performance Training Centre, POWERWATTS STUDIO at WinSport
  • 30 minute classes to learn basic movements
  • Comfortable clothes and indoor running shoes required

Please register for one or more of the following classes to secure your spot, limited spots available.

Classes Include:

Obstacle Course – Kids Only
Movement oriented obstacle course to get kids moving.  Fun and challenging at the same time

Cardio at Home – Kids and Adults
How to get a cardio workout at home or at the park with no fancy machines.

Modify your Movements – Kids and Adults
Can’t do a push up?  No problem, here are alternatives to popular exercises!

Learn to Move – Kids and Adults
Simple movements using your own body weight open for both kids and adults.

Stretch and Recover – Kids and Adults
Teaching the benefits of stretching and showing how to incorporate into everyday life

Weights done easy – Adults only
Get a little stronger using what you have at home

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About Power Watts

PowerWatts™ is an indoor cycling training system used to improve performance and fitness.  This system consists of an integration of proprietary hardware, software and interval matrices used to challenge the most seasoned athletes in a fun and dynamic environment. PowerWatts™ has been refined and optimized over the past 20 years by applied exercise physiologists and coaches to allow athletes of all levels to train to their full potential. This unique system prescribes, stores and analyzes training data to allow for each rider to work at their own specific level

*No registration required

The event is free of charge and courtesy of the Calgary Flames and Calgary Flames Foundation.

The Flames Health Training Camp in Partnership with WinSport is an opportunity for all attendees to educate, motivate and inspire themselves at any stage of their health and wellness journey.

Come with a goal and leave with a plan.