Application Timelines

October 1, 2017 to March 10, 2018

National Sport Academy application packages are available and may be submitted to the National Sport Academy.

March 15 to June 1, 2018

National Sport Academy application packages are available and may still be submitted to the National Sport Academy, however, the Calgary Board of Education deadline of March 15 applies. For applicants who meet the criteria to be accepted, after March 15, 2018, they will only be accepted if there is room in the grade requested at the school they are applying for.

Application Process

Step 1

National Sport Academy Application Package

Please request, complete and submit the 2018 – 2019 National Sport Academy Application Package.

Step 2

Once this application package is received by the National Sport Academy, you will be contacted to set up a meeting with the parents and student athlete. The meeting is to address any questions regarding the National Sport Academy.

Step 3

Sport Assessment (if applicable)

Many times the student athlete is invited out to an existing National Sport Academy training session where the student athlete will participate in the session, meet the current National Sport Academy student athletes and coaches. A meeting will take place after the session to review the program and answer any questions you may have.

Step 4

Admissions Committee Decision

The Admissions Committee, consisting of National Sport Academy and school (Central Memorial High School or R. T. Alderman School) representatives, review the application and determine if the applicant will be accepted into the program.

Step 5

Contacting The Student Athlete / Family

Upon the completion of Step 4, the student athlete and their parents are contacted immediately and informed of the decision. Student athletes that are accepted into the National Sport Academy and the appropriate school are provided information on the next steps for school registration.

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