Programs Offered

Sports like you have never had before! Sports Academy students will receive specialized skill and fitness training in hockey, soccer, gymnastics, cheer, and dance and will benefit from an enhanced physical education program.

Students will encounter physical workouts on and off the ice/field and receive professional instruction in an environment suitable for their development as players. This environment will be relaxed and disciplined, allowing the athlete to embrace all activities with an understanding of what is expected. 

All Sports Academy students will be provided with instruction in:

  • Fitness development
  • Leadership
  • Sport-specific training
  • Nutrition
  • Sport psychology
  • Team building
  • Character development
  • Health
  • Physical education

Off-Ice / Off-Field Activities

  • Ultimate frisbee
  • Water polo
  • Squash/racquetball
  • Wall climbing
  • Floor hockey
  • Golf
  • Yoga
  • Bowling
  • Cup Stacking
  • Olympic Weight Lifting
  • Badminton
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Swimming/Diving
  • Flag football
  • Gymnastics
  • Boxing
  • Spin Biking
  • Track and Field
  • Lacrosse

NEW: Baseball

Our baseball academy will focus on developing a well-rounded set of fundamental
skills essential for success in the sport. These skills encompass both offensive
and defensive aspects of the game. Here are some fundamental skills that will be
taught in the baseball academy for grade 4 - 6 students.

Click here for full details. 

Additional information from Absolute Human Performance


Gymnastics, Cheer & Dance Program

Greater St. Albert Sports Academy is proud to partner with Dynamyx Gymnastics Club and Alberta Cheer Empire for the Gymnastics, Cheer, and Dance program for grades 4-9. This program will allow students to experience gymnastics, cheering, and dance.

GCD is for all skill levels and will be offered at all five Academy schools* on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings (elementary grades) and afternoons (junior high grades). Through this program, athletes will have the opportunity to perform within the community and in their schools. Performance Athletics promotes confidence in all athletes through hard work, dedication and fun!

Dynamyx Gymnastics -

Alberta Cheer Empire -

Hockey Program

On-ice sessions (September - June)

All students will have two ice times per week where individual skills are analyzed and developed.

  • Skating
  • System play
  • Agility/mobility
  • Passing
  • Checking techniques
  • Quick feet
  • Deceptive stick handling
  • Shooting
  • Defensive/offensive tactics
  • Power Skating


  • Skating
  • Angles
  • Crease movement
  • Squaring
  • Rebound control to the puck
  • Passing/shooting
  • Puckhandling

Soccer Program

On-field sessions (September - June)

All students will have two weekly field times (indoor/outdoor weather permitting) where basic physical, mental, technical and tactical skills are analyzed and developed.

  • Passing
  • Small-sided
  • Control work games
  • Dribbling
  • Decision-making
  • Shooting
  • Defending
  • Heading
  • Attacking