Effective Monday, March 16, YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre is closed to the public until the projected date of June 30, 2020 (with possible reduction or extension of closures based on future recommendations).

Included is all programs, events, birthday parties, camps and museum public hours.

Full refunds will be provided for all bookings scheduled within this temporary closure period. Full refunds will also be provided for bookings scheduled after June 30, should this temporary closure be expanded (updates will be provided to all participants when required).  

We will do our best to contact everyone impacted by this closure, and please keep an eye on our website and social media for added information.

Summer Camps are still scheduled to run, however, if recommendations for social distancing and facility closures are extended,  full refunds will be provided.

Group Bookings (birthdays, programs and presentations) may still be requested for dates after June 30, 2020, however, replies to your requests may take some time as we navigate through these uncertain times.

While we have no confirmed or presumptive cases connected to our staff or facility, we take prevention seriously and therefore are doing our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep our community and staff members safe.

Teachers may expect to receive information on next year’s school programs registration before the end of the school year. This information will be provided by email and added to our website.

For inquiries on refunds, please contact



WATCH: With marijuana set to be legalized in Canada this year, YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre will offer seminars next month to teach families about possible warning signs and risks of marijuana use. As Nancy Hixt reports, experts say talking to your kids is an important first step.

Experts in Calgary are trying to prepare parents for the legalization of marijuana later this year and the possible impacts it could have on children.

YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre will be offering special presentations for adults and youth beginning in June.

According to a recent YouthLink survey of 300 parents, teachers and the public, 87 per cent of respondents are worried marijuana will be more widely used by kids under 18 once it’s legalized.

“I think a lot of the narrative kids are saying is that it’s normal, it’s natural, it’s the plant thing,” said Nick Moore, the adult education specialist at YouthLink.

“But just like tobacco — it’s a plant as well — but there’s risks associated with it.”

“Understanding those risks to help them make better decisions — we want to help parents and kids make those smart choices.”

You can sign up for the seminars on the YouthLink website.

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