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Essential Local's Guide to Banff
Essential Local's GuideThe Essential Local's Guide to Banff Fall 2017/Winter 2018 edition is now available. Download the guide to find programs and classes offered locally, or pick up a copy of the guide at Town Hall.


New Dates, Times & Class Changes
Meditation for Health & Wellness
New dates: November 22 – December 27
6 – 7 p.m.
The Fenlands, Meeting Room 1

Broga – Level 1 & Level 2
Class Changes: These two classes have been merged into one.
Course #4776 (Mixed levels)
Thursdays 6 – 7 p.m.
January 25 – March 1
The Fenlands, Meeting Room 2

Broga – Level 1 & Level 2
Class Changes: These two classes have been merged into one.
Course #4617 (Mixed levels)
Thursdays 6 – 7 p.m.
March 8 – April 12
The Fenlands, Meeting Room 2

New Class: Tai Chi #4785
Great for beginners and those who have practiced some tai chi before.
We’ll start at the beginning of the 108-move set and learn at a comfortable pace.
Gain balance, flexibility and strength for general well-being.
Mondays & Wednesdays 7 – 8:30 p.m.
January 3 – March 5
The Fenlands, Meeting Room 2

New Classes: The following Ukulele classes and jams are all held at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 298 Banff Avenue.
Ukulele Beginner
$23
Learn the basics of playing the ukulele. No experience necessary.
#4786 - January 16 – February 13
#4789 – February 20 – March 20
Tuesdays 5:30 – 6 p.m.

Ukulele Beginner Plus
$30
For anyone who knows the basics and wants to learn more.
#4787 - January 16 – February 13
#4790 – February 20 – March 20
Tuesdays 6:15 – 7 p.m.

Ukulele/Guitar & Strings Jam
An informal gathering of musicians that just want to play with others. All levels welcome.
$25
#4788 - January 16 – February 13
#4791 – February 20 – March 20
Tuesdays 7:15 – 8:15 p.m.

New Class: Guitar & Strings Instruction
Guitars, mandolins, banjos. Everyone is welcome to join the fun. Learn, picking, strumming, music theory, and how to play a few chords.
$38
#4792 – January 16 – February 13
#4793 – February 20 – March 20
Tuesdays 6 – 7 p.m.
Banff Canmore Community Foundation, 214 Banff Avenue.

New Class: Music Jam Sessions
If you play the guitar, banjo, ukulele or any other stringed instrument, you are welcome to join in this jam session. Play in a group setting with others who are continuing to learn.
#4788 – January 16 – February 13
#4791 – February 20 – March 20
Tuesdays, 7:15 – 8:15 p.m.
St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 298 Banff Avenue

New Classes: A nine-month Gardening Series starting January of 2018. Register for one or all programs in the series, each month will have a different focus on various elements of gardening.

Planning for a Productive Growing Season
Learn how to use a couple simple worksheets to set you up for success in the upcoming growing season. Just a little bit of advanced planning can increase the harvests while decreasing costs, labour, and stress. Maximize your small plot garden production! Please bring a calculator, pencil and paper. Also bring a laptop so worksheets can be shared.
#4804
Thursday, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
January 18
The Fenlands

Garden Design
A discussion on selecting the appropriate plants that make sense for your garden site. Learning some tricks on how we can enhance the flow of beneficial energy’s and deflect the detrimental ones.
#4805
Thursday, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
February 8
101 Bear – Pioneer Room

Seed Starting
Learn how to reliably start robust seedlings, with an eye on ideas about ways to save money getting set up.
#4806
Thursday, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
March 22
101 Bear – Pioneer Room

Cancelled: 55+ Nordic Walking/Snowshoeing – Nov. 14 (#4601) 

Register for a Class
To register for a program, visit Banff Town Hall, 110 Bear Street, or call 403.762.1251. Most programs require registration, but some are offered on a drop-in basis.

Teaching a Class
Are you interested in teaching a community class or program? We're always looking for new classes to include in our guide. If you have a great idea for a course, contact recreation program coordinator Kerri Dance at  or 403.762.1223. Instructor Form (PDF)

Advertise in the Guide
For information on advertising in the guide, contact Christine LaRocque at 403.762.1223 or .

Funding Assistance
Discounts are available to those who qualify for the Banff Access Card Program.




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