From our friends at The Autism Aspergers Friendship Society:
We are super excited to have this program up and running at AAFS.
This innovative program started in 2013 through PGA Legend Ernie Els and The Els Foundation.
Over EIGHT sessions AAFS will use GameOn Golf to provide members an opportunity to have fun, learn golf skills and build self-esteem and confidence in a fun, welcoming and supportive environment.
Participants will learn skills through games and activities while practicing golf specific skills each class. During the program everything from grip to back swing to putting will be introduced in ways members can enjoy.
GameOn is designed for all ages and sizes and there is no need for equipment! We will be using the SNAG Golf system to teach, learn and play. No need to buy golf shoes either as running shoes will do just fine.
No previous skills or experience is necessary and if you have played before this would be a way to strengthen your game in a unique and fun environment.
We have partnered up with Clear Water Academy (2521 Dieppe Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3E 7J9) and will be running the program out of their facilities. We have secured both indoor and outdoor space so weather will not be a factor. Please remember to bring a jacket as it can get windy and a water bottle is a good idea as well.
Program Contact (For general information and program inquiries):
Scott – 403-975-2557 or [email protected]
Family and Access Calgary Contact (For contact during the activity. Please note: staff phones are only in use for 1 hour before, during, and 1 hour after the activity):
Scott: 403-975-2557 or [email protected]
Program Fee: $110
If you are interested in participating in GameOn Golf but the program fee is a barrier we encourage you to contact KIDSPORT (click on the blue Kidsport for the link) regarding program subsidies. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Scott.
Service Fee: 2 hours of Respite or Community Aide Fee (early drop offs/late pick ups are subject to additional billing)
The session dates are as follows:
1) Thursday May 3, 2018
NO SESSION MAY 10TH
2) Thursday May 17, 2018
3) Thursday May 24, 2018
4) Thursday May 31, 2018
5) Thursday June 07, 2018
6) Thursday June 14, 2018
7) Thursday June 21, 2018
8) Thursday June 28, 2018
Please remember AAFS is a nut free environment! Please do not send your child with any snacks containing nuts. If you consume nuts prior to an AAFS activity, please wash your hands and brush your teeth!
All AAFS Programs come with a Fee for Service which is classified as respite, community aide support, community access or work related child care and is covered by FSCD and PDD (Family Managed Contracts. If you do not have FSCD or PDD funding, please contact Dean Svoboda- [email protected].
Cancellation Policy for “Specialized Programs” – When registering for a Specialized Program, you will be billed for all program dates. All cancellations occurring within 48 hours of the program start date will be billed for ALL program dates, regardless of attendance
More information and online registration: Game On Golf Program!
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