Arts and Culture

Ancient Adventures

Age Group: child

Explore the fascinating art and history of ancient civilizations by making art! We will learn about cave art, ancient artifacts, pottery and fossils.

Anzac - Creative Community Art Workshops

Come out and get creative! All ages are welcome for fun monthly art workshops where we explore different themes, techniques and art materials in a relaxed and enjoyable collaborative environment.

Art Around the World

Age Group: child

Take an international journey and discover art and cultural traditions of different people and countries.

Art Programs for Adults: Mindful Mixed-Media

Trust your intuition and enjoy the creative process! Experimenting with wet and dry mixed-media techniques, we will build rich layers and compelling surface textures, bringing visual interest, variety and harmony to our art projects.

Creative Creatures

Age Group: child

Let your imagination go wild! Create 2D and 3D Alien, Monster and Superhero characters with special skills and powers from other planets and galaxies.

Eco-Art Extravaganza

Age Group: youth

Endless opportunities for creativity and transformation! We will be collecting and then up-cycling and re-purposing everyday materials to become artistic personal expressions!

Exploring more Contemporary Art

This six-week series will look at the Pop Art, Op Art and Conceptual Art movements. Participants will create art pieces using a variety of mediums and techniques inspired by contemporary artists.

February Adult Workshop: Basic Colour Theory for Painting

What is your favourite colour? Do you know how to mix it? Use it to its maximum? Explore colour theory and colour mixing by reviewing the colour wheel, which can tell you how colours relate to each other, which ones work together to create colour harmony and which ones won't.

February Adult Workshop: Paint the City Red!

Create a 16x20 city scene acrylic painting on canvas in this workshop which will help break down and simplify complex shapes and forms for a strong, dynamic painting.

Home School Program - Art Around the World

Take an international journey and discover art and cultural traditions of different people and countries.

January Adult Workshop: Artist Journal - Part 1

Learn a simple book-binding technique to create your own hand-made artist journal in this workshop. You will have a chance to begin painting, decorating and personalizing the front and back covers.

January Adult Workshop: Artist Journal - Part 2

Document your daily thoughts or your international travels though the rewarding process of art journaling.

March Adult Workshop: Mixed-Media Madness

Bring a fresh approach to your paintings by incorporating some mixed-media techniques.

Suncor Community Leisure Centre

Monday - Friday
5:00 am - 11:00 pm

Weekends & Statutory Holidays
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
(Dec. 26, 2014 & Jan. 1, 2015)
Closed Dec. 24 & 25, 2015
5am - 6pm (Dec. 30, 2015)
12pm - 6pm (Dec. 31, 2015)

Golf Simulator Hours (Winter Season)

Monday - Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thursday - Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Climbing Wall Hours

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Syncrude Aquatic Centre

Monday - Friday
6:00 am - 9:30 pm

Weekends & Statutory Holidays
7:00 am - 9:30 pm

Waterpark Hours

Sunday - Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday and Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

SMS Child Mind Hours

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