Calgary is an attractive and dynamic city situated on the banks of the Bow River and close to Alberta's majestic Rocky Mountains.
The Calgary Stampede is undoubtedly Calgary's best-known visitor attraction. This event, featuring a large parade and world-class rodeo, draws more than a million people each year.
For a unique experience, visit Canada Olympic Park, where a portion of the 1988 winter Olympics were held. During the Olympics, Canada Olympic Park was the primary venue for ski jumping, bobsleigh, and luge. These facilities are still maintained for training and competitive purposes. The park is also home to a National Sports School and the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame and Museum. Major expansions and additions are currently under way in an effort to maintain the park's status as a world-class training facility.
Other attractions, including the Glenbow Museum, Calgary Tower, Calaway Park and Eau Claire Market, are great places to visit as a family.
At the end of grade nine, my parents and I decided it would be beneficial for both my hockey and scholastic development to attend OHA the next year. We toured other hockey academies, but ultimately felt OHA was the best fit for me. The coach’s and trainer’s expertise allowed me to learn more about the game, further develop my skills, strength and stamina and readied me to enter the WHL as a competent and confident 16 year old. With the support of great teachers and tutors my grades improved and I made friends that will last a lifetime. I highly recommend OHA for the player who is looking to take their game, grades and life skills to the next level."