JOIN THE COMMUNITY

Rugby isn't just a sport, it's a family friendly community that prides itself on its inclusivity! 

There's a position for every BODY and place for EVERYONE!

PLUS it's one the most affordable sports out there!

New to Rugby? 

All minor (U5-U11) and majority of junior (U13-U18) games are played at the Calgary Rugby Park located at

9025 Shepard Rd SE.

 

Clubs practice in different locations throughout the city so before you register you will need to find a club near you.  

Club listing link

Need some help? Contact Kim Endicott- Program Administrator 

YOUTH RUGBY

Youth Programs are available within the various clubs of the Calgary Rugby Union.  Contact the club closest to you for registration information.  Club listing link

 

RESPECT IN SPORT

Prior to registering your child with a club, parents are required to take the Respect in Sport course.  This course is aimed to aid in the prevention of bullying, abuse, harassment, and discrimination (BAHD). The program’s mission is to empower participants to recognize signs of BAHD and eliminate it from the game, through a global culture of respect. 

For more information or to take the course please visit the Rugby Alberta Website

 

SCHEDULE

U5-U11 play festival style on Saturday mornings between 9:00-11:30 am at the Calgary Rugby Park. These festivals run every Saturday (with the exception of long weekends) from the beginning of May to the end of June and then resume again August 20th until   September 24th.

 

U13 & U15’s play on Wednesday evenings between 6:30-8:30pm and Saturday afternoons beginning the first week of May and continuing until end of June with the option to participate in our Fall Festivals on Saturdays August 20th until  September 24th

U16 & U18's play on Wednesday, Friday evenings between 6:30-8:30pm and Saturday afternoons -July 13th until August 27th

U5
BEGINNER RUGBY

The U5 age group  focuses on gross motor skills such as running with the ball, kicking and learning to pass. 

U7
NON-CONTACT

The U7s program begins with an introduction to flag rugby wearing tag belts, with an emphasis on learning how to pass backwards and run forwards.

U9
NON-CONTACT

Our U9s program builds on the skills learned at U7s and adds in passing between 1-2 players before a score will be allowed, kicking and offense and defense break downs

U11
INTRO TO CONTACT

The U11s programs begin to introduce contact and tackling after the first few weeks of flag rugby and are separated into gender based teams. Safety is paramount at this level and all players are taught the best ways to tackle and receive a tackle safely.

U13 & U15
CONTACT

The U13 and U15s programs transition to more of a full game which includes scrums and line outs and is usually played with 13 players per side. Coaches ensure safety is a top priority and players are comfortable with contact before games begin

U16 & U18
CONTACT

Players at the U16 and U18 level play a full 15 a side game. Individual Player and position specific skills are taught as well as a focus on team plays, supportive team work and a higher degree of competitiveness.