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Lake Bonavista Community Association was incorporated in February 1970 and for over 45 years has had the Mission of "Enhancing and Enriching the Quality of Community for Lake Bonavista Residents".

Led by a volunteer Board of Directors and a professional staff of approximately 30, the association offers programs, activities, facility and ice rentals, and civic engagement for its residents and members. Visit our Memership section to learn more about becoming a member and the benefits it offers.

Lake Bonavista Community Association (LBCA) is a non-profit organization registered under the Societies Act of Alberta and a charity registered with Canada Revenue Agency. The Lake Bonavista Community Association operations is where several weekly programs and events are held every week in addition to town hall meetings, in house hockey league, adult and youth fitness and children play time activities. Inside the facility one can find a ¾ NHL size ice rink, a smaller pleasure ice rink, basketball court and nets, fitness studio, and rental room. Visit our Programs section for a complete listing or programs and activities.

LBCA also has an active Civic Affairs Committee whose mandate is to liaise with the City of Calgary and developers on traffic and development issues to ensure Lake Bonavista residents can enjoy a safe and welcoming neighbourhood.

Affiliated organizations are the Better Business Bureau of Southern Alberta, the Federation of Calgary Communities, and the City of Calgary.

The Lake Bonavista Community Association is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, managed and operated by staff and volunteers. The board is elected annually by its membership.

The Non-Profit Association operates a 65,000 square foot recreation complex offering social programs, sports programs and physical fitness programs to its membership. The programs offered, physical facilities available and the business of LBCA is extensive and the success of these activities is greatly dependant on the efforts of a very large number of volunteers together with the capable office and building maintenance staff.

This web site is intended to provide the membership with sufficient advance notice of programs offered, program rates, and social activities to help the membership plan there activities at the "Rec Center". There are several new programs included on this year's menu and we encourage the membership to identify other programs and enhancements to existing programs.

While every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy of contents, unforeseen circumstances between the time the the web page has been made and registration may necessitate minor changes in the program schedule and rates.

Did You Know?

  • We are operated by annually elected volunteer Board of Directors, assisted by a very large number of volunteers. Working along with them is a General Manager and staff.
  • Membership is available at a cost of $30 per family per year and is required for participation in community sponsored programs.
  • Our entrance signs to the Community are maintained by the Association through membership fees.
  • Delivery of our monthly newsletter "The Bugle" is delivered to all single family homes in Lake Bonavista, Bonaventure Estates and Bonavista Downs Communities.


The Board will be accountable to community residents and members, and will conduct its activities in a transparent manner consistent with Canadian values.

Mission Statement

The Lake Bonavista Community Association, as a volunteer organization, is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the community by providing and facilitating programs and services, and a voice and direction to meet the needs of our residents.

Vision Statement

To be a well-managed, inspiring organization providing a safe and caring community by engaging our residents in community planning, social and recreational activities.

Areas of Facility Available For Rent

  • Large Arena (185' x 83')
  • Small Arena (140' x 61')
  • Gymnasium (96' x 63')
  • Multi-Purpose Room (40' x 33')
  • Upstairs Social Room (60' x 34')
  • Fitness Studio ( 40' x 40')
  • Green Space (180' x 180')


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LBCA Office Hours


1401 Acadia Drive SE
Calgary, AB T2J 4C6
Phone: 403.271.7107


Mon-Fri 9:00am - 4:00pm
Closed on Statutory Holidays
Arena Operations Cell Phone: 587.229.7880

Calgary Police Service

Cst. Mike Moore #4262
District Six
Community Resources Officer
Phone: 403.428.6645


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