Disc Golf Clinic

On Wednesday June 7, 2023, 14 Oiltimers met at the Parkland Community Park for an introductory disc golf clinic under the instruction of Amber Chiasson, a Calgary pro disc golfer.

Mark Twain supposedly once said that golf was a good walk spoiled. If so, disc golf is taking back that good walk. Gone are the cumbersome bag of clubs, manicured lawns and expensive green fees.  Disc golfers head out into local parks and forests and simply wander about, throwing discs between or around trees and rocks into strategically placed metal baskets.

There are four permanent City disc golf courses and several temporary ones in Calgary:

Check out this article in Avenue magazine for more information about disc golf:

Thanks to John Mannix for coordinating this activity.  Here are some photos of Oiltimers in action.