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April 8

Aquatics, Health and Fitness Update for Step 1 Reimplementation

Updated April 16, 2021: The Government of Alberta announced that as of April 7, 2021, Alberta will be reimplementing Step 1 restrictions. These restrictions will impact some of Vecova’s Aquatics, Health and Fitness’ programming.

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April 5

Meet Michael, an unstoppable force in Vecova’s online community

While the COVID-19 pandemic has made an impact on the lives of everybody in our community during the past year, Michael decided to embrace new opportunities by putting himself in the spotlight of two of Vecova’s popular online Wayfinder programs.

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March 22

Vecova’s AHF is ready to welcome more of our community back!

New Aquatics, Health and Fitness swim programs are available to register for soon! Whether you’re a new parent with a toddler, a young learner or you’re interested in our private lessons at any age, you’ll find something at Vecova!

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March 9

Skylar’s Story at Vecova’s Youth Transition and Work Experience Program

Skylar was like any other high school student, in search of work experience. Through Vecova's Youth Transition and Work Experience program, he was able to get his start at SkyeFire Bakery and find a meaningful job in a supportive environment.

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March 5

Vecova’s Aquatics, Health and Fitness introduces a low intensity yoga class!

We’re excited to be able to introduce a new low intensity class – Multi-Level Yoga – to our Aquatics, Health and Fitness community!

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March 5

Recycle your old, unwanted electronics at Vecova!

Vecova’s Recycling Services is teaming up with ARMA and eCycle Solutions from March 6 to 7 to help Calgarians safely and effectively recycle their old electronics.

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February 24

Welcoming back Albertans to our Aquatics, Health and Fitness

We are glad to announce a limited reopening of our Aquatics, Health and Fitness beginning on February 28, 2021.

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February 19

Vecova’s Housing Services Works to Resolve COVID-19 Cases

Vecova’s Housing Services has experienced COVID-19 cases in one of our Vecova-operated residences. With Alberta Health Services, we are managing the situation to ensure the safety of the community.

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February 2

Doing our part for the community!

Vecova's Main Facility will remain closed until further notice. Thank you all for your patience and understanding. We look forward to welcoming you back to Vecova when we can safely!

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February 1

CEO Public Notice Announcement

Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research Board of Directors announced today its CEO, Joan Lee, will be retiring June 30, 2021.

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January 21

Aquatics, Health and Fitness Facility Renovations

We've used the closures to renovate and update our facility - from our swimming pool to reception area to our multi-purpose rooms.

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December 31

Happy New Year! A message from Joan Lee

As the year draws to a close and the New Year will be upon us, another chapter in Vecova’s history closes and together we will write a new chapter.

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December 15

Vecova’s helping bring hockey without barriers to Alberta!

Variety – The Children’s Charity of Alberta will be facilitating Volt Hockey at Vecova. Volt Hockey is a unique adaptation to the sport, which allows those who have complex needs to be able to play.

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December 9

Let’s Bend the Curve!

Vecova’s main facility will be closed to consumers and employees from December 13, 2020 to at least January 21, 2021.

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December 3

Enjoy Vecova’s Recycling Services’ Curbside Bottle Return Service!

Due to popular demand, we are continuing, expanding and improving Vecova's Recycling Services' curbside bottle return service!

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December 3

Join Vecova as we celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020

December 3, 2020 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities! Join us today as we celebrate the achievements of persons with disabilities at events around Alberta.

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November 25

We’re In This Together! COVID-19 Response Update

In light of the restrictions mandated by the Government of Alberta, many programs and other operations have been suspended and/or modified for the safety of our participants.

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November 13

Help Stop The Spread!

As you might have heard today, the Government of Alberta announced a series of new targeted public health measures that come into effect Friday, November 13, 2020 for the next two weeks to help stop the spread of COVID-19 cases that are continuing to rise across Alberta.

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November 12

Aquatics, Health & Fitness cancellations – November 12, 2020

As you might have heard today, the Government of Alberta announced a series of new targeted public health measures that come into effect Friday, November 13, 2020 for the next two weeks to help stop the spread of COVID-19 cases that are continuing to rise across Alberta.

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November 10

Vecova’s Housing Services Continue Efforts to Resolve COVID-19 Cases

Vecova’s Housing Services has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases, as with the increased cases within the general population.

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November 9

Vecova celebrates Accessible Driver Appreciation Week

November 8-14, 2020 is Accessible Driver Appreciation Week! Join Vecova on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as we celebrate the people who drive and schedule accessible transportation.

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October 16

Empower Abilities is back!

Empower Abilities, for children and youth with mild to moderate motor delays and disabilities, is resuming operations on October 24!

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October 9

Community doesn’t stop!

Our focus for the past several months has been on delivering Vecova’s programs, services and enterprises in as safe a manner as possible.

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August 27

Aquatics, Health and Fitness is Reopening!

Vecova is reopening its Aquatics, Health and Fitness facilities on September 8, 2020.

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June 30

#GirlsonBoards and Vecova

We are proud to announce our participation in the Girls20 program, #GirlsonBoards.

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June 25

Vecova Bottle Depot and Bottle Pick-Up Service set to reopen

Recycling Service is re-opening on June 29, 2020 with reduced operating hours and modified curbside service format.

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June 23

Share Your Voice: Statistics Canada Survey

Statistics Canada has launched a survey on how COVID-19 is impacting Canadians with disabilities and those with long-term health conditions.

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June 17

Annual Report: 2019-2020

In 2019-2020 we continued to push our limits and challenge ourselves to do better.

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June 12

Aquatics, Health and Fitness Relaunch Update

While we are excited to welcome you all back, we are not ready to open just yet. Learn more here.

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June 1

Vecova’s Relaunch Strategy

Here is what we are doing at Vecova to ensure the health and well-being of our consumers, our employees and the public.

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June 1

We Are Vecova

Today begins a new phase at Vecova, one where we continue to connect and engage with our consumers and the greater community.

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