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United by Community


Whether you are looking for help, looking to help, or looking for CSEC content for your families at home, United by Community is a collaborative online community resource centre. The Calgary Sports and Entertainment Group is looking to connect with you at home and facilitate connections for those that need them. Check back for updated content from the Roughnecks, Hitmen, Stampeders and Flames from at-home workouts from our Strength and Conditioning Coach to fun activities you can do at home. Stay home. Stay safe. Wash up but reach out. Because of you, we are stronger. We are, United by Community.

SUPPORT FROM THE PLAYERS

Our players are committed to this initiative, so stay tuned, as we’ll constantly be updating this page with tips, tricks and feel-good stories from the players themselves about how they’re spending their time and supporting those around them

UBC – BREAKFAST WITH LUCIC

UBC – MAKIN’ OJ

 

 

STAYING ACTIVE

Check out some of these at-home workouts from the Flames’ Strength and Conditioning Coach, Ryan van Asten

Exercise Plans

STAYING ACTIVE – HAND WALK

STAYING ACTIVE – RFE JUMP

STAYING ACTIVE – RDL TO HIP LOCK

   

 

SCHOOL PROGRAMS FOR FAMILIES AT HOME

CSEC school programs you can do at home with your family!

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Flames@School

Flames@School focuses on health and wellness of students, and is a resource for both teachers and students. The curriculum based assets are an exciting inside look at Flames players that aims to motivate, educate and inspire students to make healthy decisions and be active.

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Reading… Give it a Shot!

Reading is the best way for children to develop skills that will benefit them for a lifetime. By encouraging reading, this program opens the minds of students to a world of knowledge and imagination. Students can earn Flames collector cards based on the number of minutes they spend reading.

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Classroom Champions

It is here!! CSEC and the Classroom Champions have teamed up to bring youth and family educational content to homes! To hear from Dane Dobbie and other members of the Roughnecks click here and make sure to check back weekly for new content!

 

LOCAL RESOURCES CENTRE: CONNECTING COMMUNITIES

Looking for help in our community? Here are some resources to may assist during this difficult time

Activities for Youth at Home

Brainpop

Make any room a classroom! BrainPOP is here to help you and your curious learners stay informed and on-track with free access during school closures

SCHOLASTIC LEARN AT HOME

Offers day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing-Curriculums available for students Pre K to grade 9, with resources for parents and teachers.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a not for profit with a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Khan has personalized learning with trusted content that empowers both students and teachers to succeed.

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Cosmic Kids is a YouTube based platform focused on yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed for kids aged 3+, used in schools and homes all over the world.

NATGEO FOR KIDS

Learn about the world from the comfort of your home! NatGeo offers content on numerous subjects with a solid foundation based in learning; travel to distant unknown lands, try a science experiment or two, or test your knowledge with the various quizzes available.

ABCYA

Attention, young learners, ABCya provides over 400 fun and educational games for grades PreK through 6; test your skill in math, reading, and science, all while having fun!

FunBrain

FunBrain is created for kids in grades Pre-K through 8, offering hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.

Seussville

Seussville is a space for learning and fun! Familiar Seuss characters will provide hour’s entertainment with videos, games, crafts and recipes for children and parents alike.

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Howie the Honey Badger #1

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Howie the Honey Badger #2

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Howie the Honey Badger #3

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Lacrosse Keywords

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Mental Health

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Kids Help Phone

Need help now? Start a confidential conversation with a real person you can trust via phone, text or online.

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Counselling Centre

CCC continues to provide counselling services. All counselling sessions will take place over the phone, or online.

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Distress Centre

All Distress Centre series are available online or over the phone. If you are in need of immediate assistance please call the 24 hour Crisis line at 403-266-HELP (4357).

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AHS CONNECTIONS

Helping you find the information or service that’s right for you.

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CMHA

CHMA Peer Support service through phone (403-297-1402) and email (peer@cmha.calgary.ab.ca) is available to those who need it. The emails and phone calls will be responded to in a timely manner based on volume received between the hours of 9am to 4pm.

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HULL SERVICES

Tools to support people’s mental well-being during high times of stress and crisis

 

Food Mobilization

BB4CK

BB4CK provides school lunches to kids who need it. With no school in session, it has created a Response Fund that will offer grocery gift card funding directly the the families it serves. With the power of volunteers, they’re feeding almost 5000 kids every school day!

Co-op Care Package

Calgary Co-op Care Packages

These care packages will be available until Apr. 15. To request a care package, please contact memberengagement@calgarycoop.com with your name, address, phone number, the start and end date of your quarantine, as instructed by a public health agency, as well as your closest Calgary Co-op store.

Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

Need food? The Calgary Food Bank Emergency Food Hamper Program is open and available to provide essential items. The Hamper Request line is open, please call 403-253-2055 if you are in need of a hamper.

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels

Whether it’s navigating life with a new baby, an unexpected or chronic illness, living with a disability, the loss of a loved one, divorce or simply the natural effects of aging, Meals on Wheels is providing the comfort of healthy, delicious meals. At this time Meals on Wheels is delivering meals to those who need it most.

Veterans Food Bank

VETERANS ASSOC. FOOD BANK

Need a hamper? If you’re a Veteran in need of a hamper, please contact us at 403-FOR-VETS, or stop by the food bank during office hours. Hampers are available for pick-up anytime. Proof of service required if possible.

Leftovers Foundation

Leftovers Foundation

The Leftovers Foundation is one of Western Canada’s largest food rescue charities. Their goal is to ensure edible food is kept out of the landfill and instead is redirected into the hands of those who need it most.

 

LOOKING TO HELP OUR COMMUNITY?

Flames Foundation

Learn more about the charities and essential services supported through the Calgary Flames Foundation COVID-19 Community Support Program.

Donate Blood

The Calgary Stampeders are proud to be Partners for Life with Canadian Blood Services and help spread the message about the importance of giving the gift of life: Charlie Power is the team representative for the Canadian Blood Services. “I enjoy the opportunity to be the Stampeders’ player representative for Canadian Blood Services,” said Power. “Donating blood is a gift that costs you nothing more than an hour of your time, but the consequence of too few donations carries a much higher price. Fore more information on how to give, click here.

Calgary Food Bank

Since 2003 the Calgary Stampeders and Purolator are proud to team up for the annual Purolator Tackle Hunger food drive to benefit the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank. Now more than ever the Food Bank needs us. Need food? The Calgary Food Bank Emergency Food Hamper Program is open and available to provide essential items. The Hamper Request line is open, please call 403-253-2055 if you are in need of a hamper.

 

SUPPORT YYC

Food Delivery and Take-Out Options

Keep your physical distance while supporting Calgary’s food scene by grabbing some quick take-out or getting your food delivered to your home!

 
A&W

All dining rooms are temporarily closed. Guests can still be served through restaurants that offer drive-thru and delivery via delivery partners

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Booster Juice

Booster Juice is temporarily changing to a ‘To Go’ Model at all stores meaning that they will operate as a pick-up and delivery only system

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Subway

Subway Restaurants will remain open to serve you for takeout business, pickup of orders placed online or via the Subway® app, at drive-thru windows, and for delivery via SkipTheDishes

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Thai Express

Options to order online for pick-up or delivery

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Moxie’s Grill & Bar

Enjoy fresh and delicious food at Moxie’s Shawnessy or Barlow locations. 20% off of pick-up orders or Free Delivery with Skip the Dishes. Half price wine is available everyday as well!

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Fiasco Gelato

Available for delivery on Skip the Dishes Monday through Friday 10:30AM-4:30PM

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The Chopped Leaf

The Chopped Leaf is offering free delivery through Skip the Dishes, $5 off online orders over $15, and a new family menu available through third party delivery or by calling your closest location for take-out.

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Bookstores

Thank you to our friends at Avenue Calgary for putting together this great list!

Fair’s Fair Books

While Fair’s Fair is not currently offering delivery, it is accepting phone inquiries about its catalogue and will transfer requested books to your nearest Fair’s Fair location to be held for two days. If you’re sending someone out for errands, you can add this to their list.

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Owl’s Nest Books
Calgary’s oldest independent bookstore is offering free delivery within the city and books can be ordered online (any delivery fee that appears here will be waived for Calgary orders) or by phone at 403-287-9557. Owl’s Nest boasts a massive catalogue and is beefing up its already considerable supply of children’s books, games and activities
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Pages on Kensington and The Next Page
Both Pages on Kensington and The Next Page have closed their storefronts to the public. You can order a delivery from these sister bookstores at no extra charge by purchasing a book online or by phone at 403-283-6655 (Pages on Kensington) and 403-452-6550 (The Next Page in Inglewood). Same-day delivery is usually possible if an order is placed before 3 p.m., and your book can be dropped by your door or in your mailbox. Both stores have extensive selections within fiction, non-fiction, poetry and more.
Visit https://pageskensington.com and https://thenextpageyyc.com
 
Shelf Life Books
Shelf Life Books has closed its storefront to the public, but continues to offer its online store with standard shipping rates. Recently, it began offering hand-delivery and shipping-rate discounts on a case-by-case basis. You can inquire by phone at 403-265-1033 or by emailing contact@shelflifebooks.ca. Shelf Life’s motto is “truly independent” and its offerings reflect this – beyond popular titles in fiction, non-fiction and poetry, there are great magazines, books on underground music culture, queer culture, feminism and politics.
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Things to Do

Pinnovate
Pinnovate is Canada’s first do-it-yourself craft studio, and they offer delivery service for some of their bestselling projects. All projects come with base supplies needed to create it, with more home projects being added weekly. They are currently offering free delivery throughout Calgary on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
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Calgary Public Library
Want to learn a new language, keep the kids busy with a craft, or simply relax with a good audiobook? Check out our treasure trove of free online resources that you can access anytime from home. There’s something for everyone: virtual story times and early literacy activities, study help for students, even free online courses for adults. And of course, stream your favourite music, flip through a digital magazine, or watch an award-winning film.
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Glenbow Museum
Although the museum’s doors may be closed, you can experience the best of Glenbow online through virtual tours, online collections, educational videos, activity ideas, webinars, and much more. Visit their website for a detailed schedule of all of the activities they have to offer.
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Calgary Zoo
While the Calgary Zoo may be closed, they are posting daily videos for you to get your daily dose of the zoo in your home. Plus, you can watch their Giant Pandas daily from 9am to 6pm on their website.
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Health & Fitness

Healthy Paws Forward Veterinary Hospital

Providing FAQ’s for Covid-19 regarding pet health and safety. New online store for pet products with delivery options

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Gymvmt

Currently offering remote fitness services for members

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Junction 9
At the corner of 9th Ave and 9th St SE, Junction 9 is named for more than its geography. Junction 9 represents inclusion, community and fellowship – bringing together Yoga and Pilates, wellness and fitness, personal achievement and communal celebration in Calgary. They’ve been generous enough to film and post FREE class videos to their Vimeo account – all you need to do is click the class of your choice and get ready to move your body!
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Crush Camp
From March 23 – May 4, sign up and follow along online with Crush Camp’s #StrongerAsAPack challenge. With no membership or payment required, you’ll get 6 weeks of accountability, workouts, nutrition guidance, and some community (which we all need more of right now!).
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Barre West YYC
Through March 31st, Barre West YYC will be hosting complimentary live workouts for you to do at home.
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@Rumble_Reebs
Reba Hopf, a coach at Rumble Boxing, is hosting live Instagram workouts to keep you moving! Check out her Instagram profile, @rumble_reeds, to join in on her (killer) workouts!
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Oranj Fitness YYC
Oranj Fitness will be streaming a variety of their signature workout classes to keep your endorphins pumping. Each class will be streamed from their Facebook page so you can get a studio tour and take classes from instructors throughout the company without leaving the house! Check out their schedule on their Facebook page to see the different workout times and class variations available.
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Grit YYC
Grit YYC has posted 30 days of bodyweight exercises on their Instagram page so you can get a great workout at home – even without equipment!
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Barre Body Studio
Barre Body Studio is posting live videos on their Facebook page 6 days a week to keep you accountable from home!
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