Calling all parents! We have heard you, anything that is for children are costly and these things do add up. Fret not! Here are some freebies to help you relieve your stress!

  • Free eye glass!

Children tend to get replacements for their eyeglasses frequently with the countless breaking, losing them. Superstore’s Kids See Free programprovides all children from 4 to 10 years old with a pair of free frames and single vision polycarbonate lenses every 365 days. Kids can redeem it once a year. Frames of up to $49 come free and you pay for the difference if the frames are more than $49. Your child needs to have a valid eye exam.

  • Free YMCA Pass

Through the sponsorship by the Calgary Flames Foundation, all grade 6 students in Calgary gets a free membership to YMCA throughout grade 6. This means that you have full access to all the fun stuffs at YMCA which ranges from pool to the courts to playing squash, badminton in a safe environment. 

Bring the form (downloadable here)

along with your child’s grade 5 report card or a signed letter from the school teacher to any of the 8 YMCAs in Calgary to access the program. The $360 membership will be waived. Enjoy!

  • Free Afterschool Program

Ever dealt with a bored kid before dinner time? City of Calgary and its 21 agencies offers a wide range of afterschool programs made free for all children.  They offer fun, safe, free or low cost programs for a diverse group of children and youth. They have hundreds of programs that focus on sports, arts, healthy living and leadership development. CCCSA is part of the Calgary Afterschool family and we provide afterschool programs in various schools ranging from elementary schools to high schools. We also host our afterschool program every Thursday at Bridgeland Riverside Community Association where we open to the public. For more information on our afterschool program, get in touch with us at

  • Free Homedepot workshops

Do you know? Home Depot offers free hands on workshop for children 5-12 years old on every 2ndSaturday of each month at ALL Home Depot stores. Each child can bring home a newly constructed project, an achievement pin and certificate at the end of the session. Sweeeeeeet!

  • Free Food!

Denny’s (Tuesday)

Kids love pancakes? Sure! Denny’s is offering free pancakes for kids for dinner! This children friendly franchise free giveaway is held every Tuesday from 4pm- 10pm. 2 Kids meals comes free with every 1 regular price adult entrée. Kids meals limited to all entrees on the kids menu

Montana’s (Tuesday)

Kids eat free every Tuesday! Yummy ribs and wings! Slurp!


Don’t feel like cooking on Friday night? Well Humpty’s have some yummy food for your family. Kids 10 and under do not have to pay on Fridays 5pm-9pm. End your week on a relaxing note on Fridays! Yes! It comes free if adults pay regular price on an entrée!

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