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Inaugural Calgary Play Summit

  • New Centrla Library 802 3rd St. S.E. Calgary, AB Canada (map)

Registration is Now Open! 

Inaugural Calgary Play Summit: Transforming Calgary into the City of Play

Join Calgary’s Play Community as we work together to create a city that fully supports the benefits of play.

Highlights will include:

  • Presentations from leading play experts, including Keynote Speaker Dr. Mariana Brussoni, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and the School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia

  • Innovative play events and breakout sessions

  • Updates from 36 organizations who committed “Three Big Things for Play

  • Annual Calgary Play Charter signing 

 Session Themes:

  • Three Big Things for Play - Building on the 2018 Calgary Play Charter legacy

  • Play within Vulnerable Communities - Supporting, enabling, and facilitating play opportunities for groups of lower socioeconomic status, visible minorities, and/or newcomers to Calgary

  • Environmental Design – Building or adapting environments that support play

  • Community Development – Using play to improve the daily lives of Calgarians


Registration fee: $75

Register online at calgary.ca/register or call 403-268-3800 and quote the event barcode # 26183

Various dietary options will be available but we may be unable to accommodate all restrictions.

Please forward this registration invitation to fellow play advocates or those who may be interested in learning more about the benefits of play.

If you have questions please contact playsummit2018@calgary.ca.