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Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools

St. Albert 50+ Club

St. Albert Public Library

St. Albert Public Schools


St. Albert 50+ Club

7 Tache Street, St. Albert, AB T8N 2S3                         Phone: 780-459-0433

The St. Albert 50+ Club provides an opportunity to come together in social, physical and intellectual pursuits in a caring, sharing, friendly and supportive environment.
— St. Albert 50+ Club

Classes

  • Yoga
  • Aerobics
  • Zumba/Cardio Salsa
  • Balance, Strength & Core
  • Strength, Flexibility & Balance
  • Tai Chi
  • Art Classes
  • Ceramics

Special Events

  • Special Occasion Lunches
  • Bridge Tournaments
  • Floor Curling Tournaments
  • Happy Hour
  • Seniors' Week
  • Golf Tournament
  • Putting Tournament
  • Fashion Show
  • Bazaar
  • Wine Tasting Event

Seniors' Services

  • One-on-One Confidential Assistance & Support
    • Seniors Financial Programs
    • Housing Options
    • Completion of Forms
    • Advance Care Planning
    • Elder Abuse Information & Support
    • Social & Recreation Opportunities
    • Accessing Personal Care & Respite
    • Accessing Community Services
  • Information Seminars
    • Seniors Expo
    • Enhancing Your Memory
    • Better Choices, Better Health
    • Wills, Personal Directives, and Powers of Attorney
  • Wellness Services
    • Foot Clinic
    • Hearing Clinic
    • Blood Pressure Clinic
  • Transportation
    • Ride With Us within St. Albert - a 15 passenger, wheelchair life equipped bus, provides door-to-door transportation within St. Albert
    • Transportation to Edmonton
  • Meals on Wheels
    • Delivers nutritious, wholesome, home-style meals to anyone requiring temporary or long term assistance.  
  • Programs: offering daily and weekly activities
    • Pool Tables
    • Woodshop
    • Knitting/Sewing Club
    • Floor Curling
    • Bridge
    • Euchre
    • Crib
    • Bingo
    • Groovy Gang Choir
    • Men's Breakfast Club
    • Breakfast at Tiffany's

Anyone aged 50 or over may join.  Spouses of a member may join regardless of age.  Membership fees apply and are renewable January 1.  

There are many opportunities for volunteering within the 50+ Club. Some opportunities include: administrative duties, social events, signature fundraising events, Willows Gift Shop, Meals on Wheels, Ride with us within St. Albert, transportation into Edmonton program, and maintenance.  Click here to learn more about volunteer opportunities.  

The St. Albert 50+ Club is an excellent facility for weddings, reunions, parties, get-togethers, and more!  There is an auditorium, dining room, board rooms and kitchen available for rent.  

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Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools

6 St. Vital Avenue, St. Albert, AB T8N 1K2                     Phone: 780-459-7711

Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools was formed in 1995 and is one of the largest Catholic school systems in Alberta.  With schools in three jurisdictions: St. Albert, Morinville, and Legal, there are schools accessible to rural and urban families.  

St. Albert School Locations

We provide public education through Christ-centered programs rooted in Catholic teachings. All faiths are welcome.
— Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools

Specialized School Programs

For details on each of the programs and where they are offered, please see the Programs Offered.  

  • Learning Through The Arts (K to 6): a public school transformation program created by the Royal Conservatory of Music to address the developmental needs of all children. 
  • Kindergarten (half-day and full-day options): kindergarten programs also include English and French immersion options that are Christ-centered.  
  • Sports Academy (4 to 12): new gymnastics, cheer and dance programs offered.  Receive specialized skill and fitness training in hockey, soccer or gymnastics, cheer and dance, as well as an enhanced physical education program.  Students also have the option for French Immersion as well.  
  • International School of Business: Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools has partnered with MacEwan University to bring university-level business courses to qualified students at the three senior high schools.  Students will earn both university and high school credits at the same time, giving them a head start on university.  
  • French Immersion Programs (K to 12)
  • Preschool Programs: providing early intervention to young children in inclusive learning environments.  Half-day programs are offered for children aged 2 1/2 years to 4 1/2 years.  
  • International Baccalaureate (7 to 12): the IB Programme is a rigorous pre-university course of study leading to examinations that meet the needs of highly motivated academic students.  

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St. Albert Public Library

5 ST. ANNE STREET, ST ALBERT, AB T8N 3Z9                        PHONE: 780-459-1530

The St. Albert Public Library carries thousands of adults and children's books, from classic novels to the hottest bestsellers.  The Library also offers Audio-Visual and Digital resources such as eBooks, Audiobooks, DVD's & Quikflicks (bringing you the latest box office hits), and CD's.  

THE LIBRARY OFFERS MANY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC:

  • Free Programs: pre-school and school-aged programs, family drop-in programs, teen and adult programs, beginner computer classes, and internet classes
  • Summer Reading Games and Children's Program
  • Website & Computer Resources:
    • The public computers have access to Office software and the Internet
    • Use the Career Resource Centre to update, print or fax your resume or search job sites

Additional Services Include: computer stations, free WiFi, magnifier units, large print books, CD/Audio books, Quikflicks: New Movies, Downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks, and inter-library loans.  

*Library memberships are required to borrow books, DVDs, CDs, magazines and access downloadable material.  Memberships are sold on an annual basis and may be purchased at the Library.  

St. Albert Public Library Hours

For additional information, visit their website at www.sapl.ca and to access your account, digital downloads, and program information. 

St. Albert Public Schools

60 Sir Winston Churchill Avenue, St. Albert, AB       Phone: 780-460-3712

St. Albert Public Schools is committed to offering a variety of programs to their students.  Beyond core courses, students will find extracurricular and co-curricular opportunities in fine and performing arts, languages, technology, sports, and more! 

Students generally attend their neighbourhood school, however, students may be enrolled in any district school if space permits, although, transportation is not guaranteed for students not attending their neighbourhood school.  

St. Albert Schools 

Neighbourhood Schools

Through our commitment to excellence in public education, we strive to ensure all students become life-long learners, confident and capable of shaping their future and meeting the challenges of today and tomorrow.
— St. Albert Public Schools Mission Statement

 

For details on each of the programs, and to see where they are offered, please see the District Programs.  

Alternative Programs

  • Cogito: offers an expanded curriculum in structured classrooms. Accuracy, precisions, and high levels of achievement are emphasized. French as a second language begins in Grade One, and Elementary students wear uniforms.  
  • French Immersion: this program produces students who are bilingual: fluent in French and have English skills equivalent to their peers.  
  • Late French Immersion: offers a second chance for students to enter the French Immersion Program at the Grade Seven level and work to becoming bilingual by the end of Grade Twelve.  No experience required.  
  • Logos Christian Education: incorporates a Christian context into the curriculum and links are made between what is taught and biblical teachings.  
  • Outreach & St. Gabriel Storefront School: an alternative to regular senior high environments for students who wish to attain their diploma in a non-traditional setting.  
  • Academic Challenge: a program intended for gifted students. Eligibility requires an IQ of at least 130 as measured on a test by a psychologist.  
  • Advanced Placement: an internationally-recognized enrichment program that offers acceleration and challenge to motivated students, preparing them for the transition from high school to university.  
  • International Baccalaureate: a comprehensive, internationally-based program of studies for those wishing to pursue university studies.  
  • Athletic Academy: brings together academics and athletics.  There is both a Hockey Academy and a Recreational Academy.   

Programs for Students with Special Needs

  • Behaviour Improvement Program: designed for students who demonstrate challenging behaviour that is chronic and pervasive in a  school setting.  
  • Opportunity Program: serves students who develop at a slower rate cognitively, physically, and socially.  Instruction is individualized and in small groups.  
  • GOALS (Gaining Occupational and Life Skills): serves students who develop at a slower rate cognitively, physically, and socially.  Instruction is individualized and in small groups.  
  • Learning Assistance: accommodates the needs of elementary and junior high students who have severe learning difficulties.  

Preparing Your Child For the World of work

  • Knowledge & Employability Courses: courses directed toward improving students' competencies in communication, computation, and social relationships.  These courses help prepare students for direct entry into employment.  
  • Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP): a modified apprenticeship program that permits a student to become an apprentice while attending high school.  Students accumulate house of on-the-job training as credit towards apprenticeship, high-school diploma, or certificate of excellence.  
  • Work Experience: courses that provide learning activities as a part of a planned program under the supervision of a teacher and employer. This allows students to apply their course work knowledge in the workplace.  

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