Heart Beats hosts a number of social events throughout the year. Creating opportunities to come together and support one another is what Heart Beats is all about. For current event details such as dates, times and locations, check out the latest edition of Keeping the Beat under Newsletters or join our monthly email list by signing up at

Family Camp 2017

Family Camp 2017


Family Events

Heart Beats hosts many family events throughout the year including a Summer Lake Day, Christmas Party, and our Annual Family Event to commemorate Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week (February 7-14). 

Parent Events

Dad's Night Out, Mom's Night Out and Parent & Tots are open to all parents of children with CHD, whether your "heart child" is an infant, teen, or somewhere in between - we welcome you. We meet regularly to visit, build friendships and discuss the challenges and rewards of raising children with heart disease.  For more information, please see our current newsletter or contact Heart Beats at 


Offbeats events, for junior and senior high-school aged youth with CHDs, take place throughout the year and include activities such as neon bowling, laser tag, lake days etc.

Contact to learn about upcoming events.

Offbeats youth group

Offbeats youth group

Family Camp

This camp is held over a weekend in September at beautiful Camp Evergreen in Sundre, Alberta.  Highlights include canoeing, horseback riding/pony rides and ziplining.  Accommodation are in heated cabins and all meals are included. Many friendships have been formed over evening campfires that feature songs, games and sā€™mores!

Annual Family Fun Run

In October of each year, Heart Beats organizes this amazing fundraising event that features 5k and 10k walk/runs and a 1k children's walk/run.  All proceeds go toward helping families with congenital heart defects in Southern Alberta.