Calgary has earned a rep as a Mecca for sports lovers, and for a good reason.
It was the host city for the 1988 Winter Olympic Games. It is also the home to four professional teams, including the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League, the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, the Calgary Roughnecks of the National Lacrosse League, and the Calgary FC of the Canadian Premier League.
But that’s not all the city has to offer. It boasts a handful of minor league teams, which allows you to get an up-close view of the action at more-than-reasonable prices.
This major junior ice hockey team plays in the Central Division of the Western Hockey League. The team qualified for the playoffs for thirteen consecutive seasons between 1998 and 2010.
When you’re in Calgary, one hockey team isn’t enough. This junior ice hockey team plays in the Alberta Junior Hockey League, with home games at the Max Bell Centre.
Like we said, hockey is big in Calgary. This junior A ice hockey team also plays in the Alberta Junior Hockey League.
This soccer club competes in the Premier Development League. The team began as a youth club in 1972 and now plays its home games at the Foothills Composite High School.