Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Education Programs offer students the opportunity to experience the museum’s 12 galleries, try dozens of hands-on interactive activities (from wheelchair racing to sports broadcasting), and watch the inspiring “Canada’s Greatest Sport Moments” film. Programs also include interactive tours and hands-on experiences with historical artefacts.
- Directed programming offered for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in a variety of subject areas
- Linked directly to the Alberta curriculum
- CBE certified - we have a signed Master Agreement with the CBE
- CSSD approved
- Each student will receive a complememtary Literacy for Life book which includes a free admission to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame (while supplies last)
- Programs in French may be available upon request
- Lunch space available upon request
Half day education programs are offered Wednesday to Friday for a two hour duration in the morning or in the afternoon.
Full day education programs run for 4-5 hours.
Half Day - $5.00 + GST per student
Full Day - $10.00 + GST per student
TEACHERS & PARENT VOLUNTEERS
Teacher and parent volunteers are admitted to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame at no charge up to one teacher/parent volunteer for every five students. Parent volunteers must be 18 years or older. If additional aides or volunteers are required for special needs students, they will be admitted at no charge.
FULL DAY PROGRAM OPTIONS
Choose a full day program option or combine one of our 2 hour in-house programs offered for your morning then:
Take a self-guided walk through the grounds of Canada Olympic Park.
Craft your own afternoon experience! Choose from the following activities: Sketching, Journaling, Artefact Handling or Self-guided Exploration in the Galleries.
Work with our Education Team to create a customized experience for you and your students.
Please contact the Manager, Education Programs at 403.776.1059 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Learning Through Sports Artefacts
Curriculum Connections: Social Studies and Language Arts
- A hands-on learning experience with sport artefacts from Canadian history such as a 1988 Olympic Torch and skates from the early 1900s
- Ability to pair this program with WinSport’s Learn to Skate program to make it a full day program
Spectacular Sports Moments
Curriculum Connections: Social Studies, Language Arts
- Uses stories of inspirational athletes, such as Terry Fox and Silken Laumann, to teach effective storytelling, values and life skills
Art of Motion
Curriculum Connections: Fine Arts
- Analyzes the composition of sports photographs and artefacts to teach artistic elements
Science of Sport
Curriculum Connections: Science
- Looks at how the innovation in the design of athletic equipment has transformed sports and improved performance
Shaping our Identity
Curriculum Connections: Social Studies
- Looks at how nationalism, globalization and sports have been intertwined throughout world history