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Welcome to the Calgary Scandinavian Centre


Calgary Scandinavian Center Boat

The Scandinavian Centre  is a Cultural Community Hall located in NW Calgary.   We provide a facility for our Internal Scandinavian / Nordic Groups  from Finland, Iceland, Norway & Sweden to meet and provide their cultural activities and events.  We also encourage other community and non-profit groups.  Hall Rentals are available to the public for Wedding Receptions and Private Events. The Scandinavian Cultural Society of Calgary hosts events such as our Annual Scandinavian Choir Concerts, Stampede Breakfast and Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar which are open to the public and are successful at obtaining exceptional community participation.

Welcome to the Calgary Scandinavian Centre2022-03-07T21:09:11+00:00

Srs Yoga @ Scan Centre


PROGRAM Tuesdays Current session ends June 25,  2024 – Restarts August 20, 2024

Free Yoga for Seniors @ Scan Centre – Tuesdays 10 am – 11 am  – requires registration.  Coffee, Cookies and Conversation to follow.  All seniors 60 years + are welcome to participate one day per week – limited to a max 30 persons / class.   Participants need to Register by email before attending a class to confirm if space is available.

CLASS IS FULL with a waiting list of 6 + seniors.

Registration includes confirming your name and contact information.  Also include dates you will be away within the next 3 months to optimize scheduling of full 30 participant classes.  You will be contacted by email or phone when spots come available.

The yoga instructor is a professional with many years of experience.  Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. All other Yoga Resource materials are supplied – balls, blocks, straps & bolsters. See you there! Any questions, Contact: Scandinavian Centre  email: scanctr@telus.net

Srs Yoga @ Scan Centre2024-04-10T17:48:44+00:00

2024 Sons of Norway Syttende May Celebrations @ Scandinavian Centre


Syttende mai: Details and costs to be confirmed by Sons of Norway

Friday May 17th. Parade and games from 5-6 p.m., supper and program beginning at 6 p.m. The picnic-style supper is $15 per person or 2/$25, and free for under age 12. Please let us know by May 10th if you’d like supper. For more information e-mail secretary@sofncalgary.ca


2024 Sons of Norway Syttende May Celebrations @ Scandinavian Centre2024-04-10T18:16:27+00:00

2024 Swedish Varmiddag Dinner, Bus Tour & Midsummer


Sat April 27, 2024Varmiddag Spring Dinner to celebrate Valborgmassoafton/Walpurgis!

Cocktails 6 pm, Dinner 7 pm @ Danish Canadian Club – Adults $25, Children $20

Sat May 4, 2024Swedish Society Bus Tour – Red Deer & Area – $40 Contact Ros-Mare 403 275-3551

Sat June 22?, 2024 – Midsummer Event – Saturday June ?

EVENT  Date and Details to be confirmed – Saturday June ? at 2:00 pm @ Ersson’s Ranch in High River
– Maypole Raising  Coffee served at 3 pm before raising the Maypole. Please bring Pot Luck Supper- South Calgary bring a meat and dessert dish.  North Calgary bring Fish/seafood/green salad and bread/butter/cheese dish. Also bring your own beverages, plates, cups, cutlery and lawn chairs for your own use. There is a barn (lodge) where the food will be placed on tables.
Directions: South on Highway #2 to Highway # 23 to High River.
In High River on 12th Ave pass the school, motel, MacDonalds etc then at 88th Street (in the roundabout) turn South and go 3 km, at 562nd Ave turn west for 7 km. The Ersson’s have a Dalahorse at the entrance.
Everyone is Welcome to Celebrate with the Swedish Society – Bring your friends!

2024 Swedish Varmiddag Dinner, Bus Tour & Midsummer2024-04-10T18:16:43+00:00

Youth Choir (8-14 yrs old)


Fall Session Starts Wednesday, September 11, 2024 to December 6, 2024 (Dates to be confirmed)

Winter Session Starts Wednesday, January 8, 2025 to May 2, 2025 (Dates to be confirmed)

Youth Choir for 8 – 14 year olds.   Wednesdays  5:30 pm – 6:45 pm in 2 sessions from Sept to Dec and Jan to May. Here is a fun way to learn to sing, meet people, gain confidence and earn the admiration of parents and family.  Scandinavian Centre 739-20th Ave NW  T2M 1E2.  Minimal cost – sponsored by the Scandinavian Cultural Society.  Pianist and Director will lead the choir and teach/promote basic choral skills.

Performances: Include – Spring & Christmas Choir Concerts (Feature Seasonal Songs & Scandinavian Selections) @ Scandinavian Centre

Youth Choir (8-14 yrs old)2024-04-10T17:53:29+00:00

2024 Annual General Meetings – Monday February 24, 2025


AGM – Calgary Scandinavian Centre Co-Op Ltd. –  1 pm Monday February 24, 2025
1 Vote per Shareholder
AGM – Scandinavian Cultural Society of Calgary – 2 pm Monday February 24, 2025
1 Vote per Membership
Masks are Mandatory and may only be removed when seated and physically distanced
Coffee and refreshments will be served

2024 Annual General Meetings – Monday February 24, 20252024-04-10T17:54:33+00:00

2024 Sons Of Norway – Lutefisk Dinner


Sat March ?, 2024 – Lutefisk Dinner – Limited 40 Sons of Norway Members / Guests

An idea from the December meeting is making the lutefisk event an ‘active member’ benefit. Earn a free or lower-priced ticket by participating in the January and February meetings and the February 6th Ski for Light support. Then the proposed dinner and movie would be March 4th in the Valhalla room, capacity 40 guests.
Extra lutefisk, available at cost, $30 per 1.75 lb package. Contact secretary@sofncalgary.ca

2024 Sons Of Norway – Lutefisk Dinner2023-03-07T22:26:00+00:00

2018 Nordic Folk Dance Workshop


2018 Nordic Folkdance Workshop

September 14 – 16, 2018 at Scandinavian Centre in Calgary with Scandinavian Dance Instructors Mikkel Thompson & Ginny Lee. 5 p.m. Friday to midday Sunday. $100 fee covers instruction, Friday supper, Saturday lunch, Saturday banquet and dance, Sunday lunch. Registration forms will be posted at www.nordicfolkdance.ca Please register by September 7.

2018 Nordic Folk Dance Workshop2018-10-05T21:25:10+00:00

2024 Scandinavian Christmas Market & Bake Sale


November 10, 2024 – Second Sunday in November
10:30 am – 3:00 pm @ Scan Centre 739 – 20th Ave NW
Admission $1.00 CASH – please try to bring a loonie to speed up access – for more info – email scanctr@telus.net

A wide variety of unique homemade baking, handmade & Scandinavian crafts, toys, woodworking, knitting, painting, dolls, cards, jewellery, pottery and much more!  Some vendors accept (CASH or Cheque) only – especially on baking  – some vendors have the square for CREDIT CARDS.  There is a ATM at a convenience store a few blocks west on 20th Ave or at the 7-11 on 4th Street NW.

Downstairs – (CASH ONLY) Scandinavian Lunch of open faced herring, shrimp, ham & roast beef sandwiches, sweets and coffee/tea/juice will be for sale.  $10 Lunch Combo for a sandwich, a square and a drink.


2024 Scandinavian Christmas Market & Bake Sale2023-12-06T18:39:03+00:00
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