13 members of FWOC participated in GVOC's Sprint Camp this past weekend. Despite the rain and snow and ice, we had 5 podium finishers! Damian and Michael S came in 1st and 5th respectively in the Elite men's category! Marion placed 5th in Expert women, and Andrew (1st) and Tim (4th) took the podium in the Expert men category. Congratulations! Kudos, too, to GVOC for an awesome weekend of orienteering!
Join us for winter bootcamp starting tomorrow 6-7 pm at Banff Trail Community Association! Check out the website for details and to sign up:)
The orienteering season is getting closer and with that our increased usage of the Calgary Parks. We use these parks a lot and now the City of Calgary is doing a Parks & Pathways Bylaw review: If you want to put your 2 cents in, this is the time to do it.
TNT on Wednesday Feb 7 at 6:00PM in Silver Springs. Join us for an awesome run on the Bowmont map for the new President's Invitational! All the details are on the website:
Check out this great deal! Take advantage of the sale. Join us at the 2018 North American Orienteering Champs:) in August in the Yukon.


Foothills Orienteering (FWOC) has a strong history of orienteering in the Calgary area for over 30 years. We organize races and training throughout the year, and have programs for youth and adults. Stay informed of all our events by signing up for FWOC news email.


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All FWOC events are hosted by volunteers! Volunteers organize, plan the courses, man the registration table, help with timing / results, and set out and pick up controls. There is a job for every level of orienteering experience! Don't be shy. We NEED your help! Choose the event location that suits you and sign up now: Sunday Fall Sprint Series Volunteer

For Event Organizers - Club Equipment Inventory

For Wednesday Organizers - Volunteers/Event Organizing Tools and Info

Try an Event

Our Fall Series is back. Find out more information here.

Heard about orienteering but not really sure what it involves? Check out the fun - try orienteering this Wednesday night! Our next regular Wednesday events run March to September. See you there!

Junior Program

SOGO Adventure Running is FWOC's youth program for kids aged 2 - 18. Programs run in the spring and fall. They run for 10 weeks and are offered in several locations in Calgary. Visit the SOGO website for more information and to register.

Beginner Programs

For first time beginners we offer an Intro to Orienteering clinic, an active 90 minute taste of the sport. Once you have this under your belt, continue with the Navigation 101 course.

Forest Training

For all club members, from beginner to experienced, we offer eight spring forest training sessions in the Forest Training program.

Participation and Competitive Development Policy

Designed to encourage club participation in orienteering races outside of the city, plus to support the top club athletes who are representing Canada internationally. Click here for full details.


Buy your 2018 memberships and season pass online.

  • Adult Membership (Born 1997 or earlier): $20
  • Youth Membership (Born 1998 to 2011): $5
  • Child (Born 2012 or later): $0

Wednesday night event fees:

  • $5/map
  • or purchase a Season Pass: $50 (all 16 Wednesday night events)

Bonus: Club membership includes membership in the Alberta Orienteering Association (AOA) too.


Club Clothing

Foothills has a small stock of our newly designed clothing. You can view images, check inventory, and order clothing here