Supporting the goals and dreams of amateur athletes

Amateur Athlete Bursary Program

Amateur Athlete Bursary Program 2021 Call for Applications is now closed!

The John Currie Amateur Sport Legacy Fund honours an important champion of amateur sport and a community builder central to the creation of Repsol Sport Centre. Mr. John Currie was President of the 1983 Western Canada Summer Games and has continued to provide volunteer leadership to the Calgary community.

The purpose of The John Currie Amateur Sport Legacy Fund carries forward the values and ideals of the original Legacy Fund established in 1983 by a gift from the 1983 Western Canada Summer Games. Inspired by this commitment to amateur sport, Repsol Sport Centre has raised funds from generous donors to increase the value of the Legacy Fund to $1 million. Lindsay Park Sports Society, operator of Repsol Sport Centre, awards bursaries annually to qualified amateur athletes with financial need, training in Calgary.



December – call for applications
February – application deadline, February 19
March – adjudication, completed by April 1
May 12  – Online Bursary Award presentation and celebration (more info to come) 

All applications will be reviewed by the Grants & Bursaries Committee and awards will be recommended to the Lindsay Park Sports Society Board of Governors for approval. Successful applicants will be notified and receive their bursary at a celebration event. Please submit only the completed application form online; additional information will not be reviewed by the selection committee.


  • Applicant must be an amateur athlete with financial need, training in Calgary.
  • Applicant must be a member in good standing in his or her club/association. 
  • Bursary recipients will be asked to serve as an Ambassador for Repsol Sport Centre, as available, one to three times in a year.
  • Bursary recipients will be invited to attend a presentation ceremony - date to be confirmed based on Covid-19 guidelines.
Repsol Sport Centre

2225 MacLeod Trail South,
Calgary, Alberta
   T2G 5B6

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 5am-11pm
NEW: Starting November 1st, Aquatics closes at 10 pm weekdays
Saturday: 6am-10pm
Sunday: 7am-10pm
Stat. Holidays: 7am-6pm

There are no Group Fitness or Registered Classes
on statutory holidays.

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