Supporting the goals and dreams of amateur athletes

Amateur Athlete Bursary Program 2020 Call for Applications is now OPEN

Click here for more information on how to apply.

January – call for applications
February – application deadline, February 7
March – adjudication, completed by April 1
April – bursary award presentation and celebration, Thursday, April 23

Supporting the goals and dreams of amateur athletes

The John Currie Amateur Sport Legacy Fund, supporting the goals and dreams of amateur athletes, awards bursaries annually to athletes with financial need, training in Calgary.

In 1983, Calgary hosted its largest amateur sport competition, the Western Canada Summer Games, at Repsol Sport Centre, the flagship facility of the Games. At the conclusion of the successful event, the Games established a Legacy Fund of $250,000 with Repsol Sport Centre to support amateur athletes and amateur sport.

Inspired by this commitment to amateur sport, Repsol Sport Centre raised funds from generous donors to increase the value of the Legacy Fund to $1 million, and named the fund in honour of John Currie, community champion and President of the 1983 Western Canada Summer Games.

The Legacy Fund plays a vital role in supporting talented, high performance athletes in their competitive journey, and every bursary award has an incredible impact on our athletes, creating new opportunities for sport excellence. "So many of our sponsors, suppliers, Lindsay Park Sports Society Governors and Alumni, fans and friends of Repsol Sport Centre have been incredibly supportive of our Legacy Fund," said Jeff Booke, CEO, Repsol Sport Centre. "It is their commitment and passion for amateur sport and amateur athletes that has helped elevate the Legacy Fund to a new fundraising record."

How Can You Contribute?


Your donation to The John Currie Amateur Sport Legacy Fund will honour an important champion of amateur sport and provide bursary awards for amateur athletes with financial need training in Calgary. 

Please direct your donation to:

Parks Foundation Calgary for The John Currie Amateur Sport Legacy Fund
225 – 13 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2R 1N8

Parks Foundation Calgary is the Project Gifts Administrator for Lindsay Park Sports Society/Repsol Sport Centre's fundraising campaign for The John Currie Amateur Sport Legacy Fund, and will issue charitable tax receipts for gifts over $25.00. Parks Foundation Calgary is an entity with standing under the Income Tax Act (Canada) identical to that of a registered charity.

Thank you for supporting the goals and dreams of amateur athletes.



Repsol Sport Centre

2225 MacLeod Trail South,
Calgary, Alberta
   T2G 5B6

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday: 5am - 10pm
Saturday: 6am - 9pm
Sunday: 7am - 9pm
Statutory Holidays: 7am - 8pm

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

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