A collage of photos of Canadians from Oceania and WMOC in anticipation of the WMOC 2017 long final tomorrow.
FWOC members, Christin Lundgren, Jane Rowlands, Marion Owen, Marsha Fehr, Lennart, and Kitty had fun on the challenging Woodhills Forest Temu Road map. Christin (W65) and Jane (W60) had terrific results finishing 3rd in their races! Marion and Kitty (W60) placed 9th and 13th respectively. Christin, Jane and Kitty will make the A final. Well done, ladies!
It's National Volunteer Week. Thank you to all the amazing orienteering volunteers out there!
Foothills members Kitty Jones, Jane Rowlands and Christin Lundgren placed in the top 20 in their 1st long qualification race.
Congrats Foothills member Jane Rowlands for your 10 top finish!!


Foothills Orienteering (FWOC) 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 had a strong history of orienteering in the Calgary area for over 30 years. Stay informed of all our events by signing up for FWOC News emails on MailChimp.

Try an Event

Heard about orienteering but not really sure what it involves? Check out the fun - try orienteering this Wednesday night! Our next regular Wednesday events will start again in March 2017. See you then!

Junior Program

SOGO Adventure Running program is FWOC's youth program. There are two seasons each year offered in the spring and fall. Programs are 10 weeks in duration and are offered in several locations in Calgary. Registration for Spring 2017 is open for SOGO Squirts (preschool program) and SOGO Access, SOGO Level 1 - 3 spring registration is now closed.

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 more experienced (intermediate and advanced) orienteers we offer a nine-week 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 2017 memberships and season pass online.

  • Adult Membership (Born 1999 or earlier): $15
  • Youth Membership (Born 2000 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


Sign up to help with our 2017 Wednesday Events. Jobs suitable for all levels of experience and availability: organizing, registration, control-pick up, timing.

Sign up to help with the 2017 Prairie Opener in Rumsey.

Sign up to help with the FWOC casino on August 11 & 12, 2017.

For Event Organisers - Club Equipment Inventory

For Wednesday Organisers - Volunteers/Event Organising Tools and Info