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Ever heard of Australian Rules Football? It is not rugby, it is not soccer, it is not basketball, it is footy! If you like team sports, exercise and you are a competitive person, this sport is for you! The Calgary Kangaroos Australian Football Club, Calgary Kookaburras Australian Football Club, and Australian Football Club, University of Calgary would like to invite you to our free come-and-try Australian rules football sessions.

Get fit this summer in a fun, friendly and social environment. We are recruiting new players and want you to join us for the upcoming season.

Never heard of Australian rules football? Never played it before? Great! These sessions are to introduce you to our club, players and our fantastic sport.

Males and females, and players of all skill levels are welcome. Current players welcome too, but please invite some mates to come along!

Calgary has a male (Calgary Kangaroos) and female (Calgary Kookaburras) footy team who are made up of athletes with various athletic backgrounds ranging from rugby, hockey, basketball, soccer and even dance all the way too little or no experience in any organized sport. All are welcome as we pride ourselves on building a safe, supportive learning environment for all those involved.

Come join our 2019 FREE indoor sessions:

Feb 20th - UCalgary Red Gym - 6:30pm
March 6th - Repsol Centre Gym 4/5 - 8:45pm
March 11th - Repsol Centre Gym 4/5 - 8:45pm
March 23rd - Repsol Centre Gym 4/5 - 7pm
March 27th - Repsol Centre Gym 4/5 - 8pm
April 3rd - SAIT - Cohos Field - 6pm (Outdoor)
April 7th - SAIT - Cohos Field - 6pm (Outdoor)

Our regular training sessions run from April - September at Queen Elizabeth High School, Calgary, at 6pm:

Mondays - Co-Ed Practices
Wednesdays - Men's Practices
Thursdays - Women's Practices

We participate in tournaments in Banff, Kelowna (BC), Stampede Cup (Calgary) and Edmonton as well as the end of season trip to Portland, Oregon!

Our Canadian players from Calgary and Edmonton join together to make the Alberta provincial team to participate in the AFL Canada national championship every two years.

Following from AFL Canada nationals, players can be selected to represent Canada in the World Cup of Australian rules football in Australia once every four years.

For further information, check out our clubs' websites:

www.calgarykangaroos.ca & www.calgarykookaburras.com

Or our facebook pages:

Calgary Kangaroos Australian Football Club & Calgary Kookaburras

Upcoming events (5+)

Aussie Rules Football Training

A.E. Cross School

Join the Calgary Kookaburras and Calgary Kangaroos for our joint training session of Australian Rules Football! Have a kick and learn the sport that's taking over Canada! Never played before? No worries! Everyone is welcome with all skill levels. Bring a friend or two and get outside! All you need is a pair of cleats or runners and a passion for sport. Join us at AE Cross School from 6pm-7:30pm. Both teams have players from 18 - 35+ years old and are keen to help you learn the sport and get involved!

Aussie Rules Football Training - Men’s Training

A.E. Cross School

Join the Calgary Kangaroos for their training session of Australian Rules Football! Have a kick and learn the sport that's taking over Canada! Never played before? No worries! Everyone is welcome with all skill levels. Bring a friend or two and get outside! All you need is a pair of cleats or runners and a passion for sport. Join them at AE Cross School from 6pm-7:30pm. Players from 18 - 35+ years old and are keen to help you learn the sport and get involved! This training session is for the males only. Mixed training is on Mondays (6pm-8pm) and female only training is on Thursdays (6pm-8pm).

Aussie Rules Football Weekly Training (Females Only)

A.E. Cross School

Join the Calgary Kookaburras for our female only training session of Australian Rules Football! Have a kick and learn the sport that's taking over Canada! Never played before? No worries! Everyone is welcome with all skill levels. Bring a friend or two and get outside! All you need is a pair of cleats or runners and a passion for sport. Join us at AE Cross School from 6pm-7:30pm.

Aussie Rules Football Weekly Training

Queen Elizabeth High School

Join the Calgary Kookaburras and Calgary Kangaroos for our joint training session of Australian Rules Football! Have a kick and learn the sport that's taking over Canada! Never played before? No worries! Everyone is welcome with all skill levels. Bring a friend or two and get outside! All you need is a pair of cleats or runners and a passion for sport. Join us every week at Queen Elizabeth High School from 6pm-7:30pm. (Training is from June 24th - September 16th 2019 at QE High School) Both teams have players from 18 - 35+ years old and are keen to help you learn the sport and get involved!

Past events (28)

Aussie Rules Football Weekly Training (Females Only)

A.E. Cross School

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