Breaking News

The Alley – Now Open!


We are pleased to announce the opening of our new Junior Member hang out and games space, The Alley! The Alley is now operational with the energetic duo of Mike Tymms and Logan Hart overseeing the area. Junior Members are welcome to visit this “parent-free zone” for entertainment and games galore! Play a round of air hockey with your friends before plugging into our PlayStations or Xbox for some virtual fun. Bottled beverages and confections will be available for purchase on your Member Account.
 
Hours of operation are Monday-Thursday from 1-8pm, Fridays from 1-9pm, Saturdays from 10am-9pm, and Sundays and Holidays from 10am-7pm. Drop by and check it out for yourself! Please enter through the double doors at the Social Entrance of the Club. Need to contact The Alley? You can reach Mike and Logan at thealley@royalglenora.com.

 
Snowshoeing in a Winter Wonderland – December 27 & 28


Experience winter in Edmonton with the whole family like you’ve never seen it before! Join us and River Valley Adventure Co. for a guided river valley snowshoe tour on Wednesday, December 27 from 1-3:30pm or Thursday, December 28 from 4-6:30pm. Beginners and families are welcome, but we ask that participants are at least six years of age and older and that children under 14 come with a parent. The cost of these tours is $25/person, which includes your snowshoe rental, a tour guide, and celebratory hot chocolate by the fire. Please register on GameTime under “Social” before 12pm on Friday, December 22.

 
Family New Year’s Eve Party! – December 31 – Registration now open!


A party for the whole family! Ring in the ‘New Year’ with your favourite RGC Friends. Doors open to the Braemar Ballroom at 5pm with dinner at 5:30pm. After dinner a family dance party will follow. Countdown takes place at 8pm! The Playroom will be open from 5pm-9pm; please book in advance before December 27.
 
Member Pricing

  •  Adults (12+): $37.95++

  •   Children (6–11): $21.95++

  •   Kids (5 & under): FREE

 
Get Stoked on Revelstoke! – March 16-18, 2018


Join us March 16-18, 2018 as we head to Revelstoke, BC for what is going to be an epic weekend!
 
The trip includes:

  • Transportation on a licensed bus departing from the RGC and returning to the RGC

  • Two nights’ accommodation on the hill (Sutton Place Hotel)

  • Two-day lift tickets

  • Saturday night social

 
Prices:
Two people/bed = $500 + GST/person
One person/bed = $700 + GST/person
Rental rate (two days) = $90
 
Non-Skier Rates
Want to come but don’t ski or snowboard? Subtract $60 from the base rate above; $440 per person for two people/bed and $640 for a one-person bed!
 
Registration will open on Friday, December 8. Reserve your spot at Member Services—this trip will make for a perfect Christmas gift! For more details, please contact Sean at sean.gillen@royalglenora.com!


 

Conceptual Design Feedback – Due December 22


Thank you to everyone who attended our second Open House session with Kennedy Architecture and RC Strategies+PERC! Your feedback is valuable to us, so if you were unable to attend one of our two Open House sessions we invite you to fill out the conceptual design feedback survey online! You can access the survey by visiting the RGC Redevelopment page of our website. There are also printed copies available outside of the CEO’s office. The deadline for feedback is December 22.

 

Winter 2018 Program Registration & Registration Event – Closes at the end of the month!


Registration for Winter 2018 Programs is now open! Please visit RGC.GameTime.net for the most up to date details on programming and to register! We encourage you to please read over the Program Cancellation Policy under “Recreation” on our website and notify us of any cancellations well in advance as any cancellations without at least 2 weeks’ notice (before your program start date) will result in a charge of half your program cost. Any cancellations less than three days before the start date of the program will result in a charge of the full program fee. Program Registration will close on December 22.
 
A table will be set up December 15-22 in the Member Services Lobby that will have copies of our Program Guide and Cancellation Policy. Our Recreation Manager, Charlene, will be available on Wednesday, December 20 from 5-7pm and Friday, December 22 from 1-4pm for you to ask questions and learn more about programming. Please feel welcome to reach out to any Sports Professionals directly should you have any area-specific questions or want to find out what program is right for you!

 

“Back to the Swing of Things” Camp – January 2-5


Have children ages 7-12? Bring them down to the Club to get “back into the swing of things” at this fun, four-day camp! The camp runs 9am-4pm daily and includes tennis, badminton, and squash instruction as well as swimming and fun in The Alley!
 
Cost: $300.00 for the four-day camp
Lunch not included, please bring a bagged lunch
Registration deadline: December 22, register through GameTime under Winter 2018 “Camps”
Minimum of eight children needed to run the camp

 

Notice: Busy Weekend This Weekend!


Please be advised that the Club is expected to be very busy this weekend as we have our Figure Skating Ice Show on December 15, our Gymnastics Christmas show on December 16, our second Dickens Holiday Brunch on December 17, and five Okanagan Hockey Academy games throughout the weekend.

 

Christmas Ice Show and Gymnastics Christmas Show – This weekend!


Join us on Friday, December 15 from 6-6:45pm in the Arena for our Christmas Ice Show! Watch all levels of skaters perform their routines.
 
On December 16, our little gymnasts and dancers will perform their annual Gymnastics Christmas Show! Join us in the Fitness Studio from 3pm to watch—everyone is welcome!

 

Kids’ Pajama Movie Night, The Polar Express – Friday, December 22


All aboard The Polar Express as we head on a wintry adventure to the North Pole! Departure will be 6:30pm with popcorn for everyone. Please arrive a few minutes early with your child to check them in. Each child will receive a small take home item and be ready for pick up around 8:10pm. Passengers are encouraged to join their friends in wearing pajamas to this last movie night of the year! Pre-register with Member Services.

 

New Year’s Eve Road Closures


Please be advised that there will be road closures in our area on New Year’s Eve, December 31. River Valley Road eastbound and westbound will not be closed at any time on New Year’s Eve; however, the City of Edmonton anticipates higher than normal volumes of traffic throughout the river valley. Fortway Drive north of the Royal Glenora Club entry/exit will be closed from 4-11pm on Sunday, December 31 with no parking on the Alberta Legislature grounds and the city parking lot adjacent to Royal Glenora Club property for the duration of Sunday, December 31, 2017. 
 
Pedestrians may travel through the south Legislature grounds up until 7pm when the firework fallout zone will be cleared for the fireworks taking place at 9pm. The staircase on Fortway Drive will be maintained at all times with pedestrians also able to walk up to the celebrations on the Federal Plaza and fireworks viewing areas via Fortway Drive and Legislature Building Road. 

 

Upcoming Holiday Hours


  • Sunday, December 24 – Club open 6am-4pm

  • Monday, December 25 – Club closed

  • Tuesday, December 26 – Admin offices closed

  • Wednesday, December 27 – No newsletter

  • Sunday, December 31 – Club open 6am-4pm

  • Monday, January 1, 2018 – Club closed

  • Saturday, January 20, 2018 – RGC Staff Party

    • Club open 6am-3pm

    • Last court booking is from 1-2pm

    • Food & Beverage last call at 2pm

 

Calling all Kids ages 6-12! Register today for YEG’s best athlete on March 2, 2018!


YEG's best athlete is the search for Edmonton's best Junior Athlete. This competition allows kids ages 6-12 the chance to try their hand at all of the RGC's sports—swimming, badminton, fitness, hockey, skating, squash, and tennis—with the opportunity for one child from each of three age categories to win a $1,000 RESP. In the end, one Athlete from each age category who has the highest score overall will be named YEG's best athlete. All kids ages 6-12 from Edmonton and surrounding area are invited to register for YEG's best athlete for free by visiting http://www.yegsbestathlete.ca!

 

Busy Club and Parking Lot times


On the following dates and times, we will have banquet events contributing to a busier than normal parking lot:

  • Thursday, December 14 – 11am-2pm – very busy between these times

  • Friday, December 15 – 12-3:30pm, 6pm-1am

  • Saturday, December 16 – 5pm-1am

  • Monday, December 18 – 2-5pm

  • Tuesday, December 19 – 11am-1:30pm

  • Saturday, December 23 – 4:30pm-1am



Additional Notices and Upcoming Events


  • December 14 – RGC x Highlands Golf Club collaborative dinner at RGC

  • December 15 – Figure Skating Ice Show

  • December 16 – Gymnastics Christmas Show

  • December 17 – Dickens Holiday Brunch

  • December 22 – Kids’ Movie Night – The Polar Express; Staff Family Day event 5-7pm

  • December 24 – Club operates 6am-4pm

  • December 25 – Club closed

  • December 31 – Club operates 6am-4pm; Family New Year’s Eve Party

  • January 1 – Club closed

  • January 8 – First day of Winter 2018 Programs

  • January 10 – Spring/Summer 2018 Program Guide released

  • January 20 – RGC Staff Party, Club closes at 3pm