Orienteering Canada's new part time High Performance Director. AKA Coach Brent from the AOA training camp this past weekend....
From Nicki: Run the Wild is next weekend, Saturday 4 October. You don't want to miss it, I promise. Grab a partner and come join us in the beautiful Bow Valley for this 6-hr navigation and trail running adventure. Great swag, amazing prizing, delicious food and most importantly a stellar course. We have some sweet secret gems to show you. Registration is closing soon so get on it, people!!!
Here's a concise article from Trail Runner magazine with some great hill training ideas...
Check out the NAOC 2014 video and theme song. Still time to register (Sep 20 is the last day to register)
Tomorrow's final Wednesday event of the season at the Children's hospital has been postponed until September 17th. Hopefully we'll end on a sunny note as opposed to a cold and snowy one!


Foothills Orienteering is an active club of several hundred members in southern Alberta. We organize races and training throughout the year, and have programs for youth and adults. The club has a strong history of orienteering in the Calgary area for over 30 years.

Club Clothing

Foothills has preordered clothing this year and has a great stock of items available.  You can order on this link CLUB CLOTHING

Junior Program

Our club is very proud of our successful Junior Development Program that coaches kids ages 6 to 20 to become great orienteers. We have a new program starting called SOGO Adventure Running We are offering Fall programs!  Check out the new SOGO website

Beyond the Basics

Beyond the Basics is a  6-week introductory program for Adults. Check out this page for more information.


Wednesday Night Sign-up Form

Wednesday Volunteers - Who are YOU?

Wednesday Volunteers - job descriptions


Due to the requirements of the Club's insurer, every competitor at an event is required to be a member of the club (or another Canadian Orienteering Federation affiliated club). Fortunately, joining FWOC is simple and inexpensive! Use this online form to become a member.

There are two ways to become a member:

Club Membership
  • Basic option for orienteers interested in local events.
  • Member rates for Wednesday night meets and club B-meets.
  • Membership form for individual adults, families, and groups.
AOA Membership
2013 membership fees
Club Rate  
Individual $10
Family $20
Group $20
AOA Rate
First Adult $30
Additional Adults $15
Student & Junior (12-20)   $10
Senior (over 65) $20