Disc Golf @ Baker Park - Sun, Aug 27 2023

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Disc Golf @ Baker Park (8/27/2023)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED:Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

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The Basics:
Event Type:Sport - Misc
Event Location:Baker Park- 9333 Scenic Bow Rd. N.W
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Aug 27 2023  11:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Aug 27 2023 10:00:00 AM
Event Duration:2 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Marcel B
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:6
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 6 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Disc Golf ~ Beginners Always Welcome ~

Disc Golf is played much like regular golf, but instead of trying to hit a ball into a hole, players attempt to get discs into a basket in the least amount of throws. Similar to clubs in ball golf, there are different discs for each shot. There are hundreds of discs available on the market which generally fall into three categories: drivers; midranges and putters. It is recommended that you have one of each to start although one could get away with just a midrange (such as a 'Buzz') in the beginning. Frisbees are usually not suitable as they do not fly far enough but they'll suffice if you just want to give the game a try.

Baker Park is a great 18 hole course in a beautiful maintained park. Par is 56 over the full course. Holes vary in length from around 200ft to a little over 500ft. It is challenging but not too overwhelming.

Beginners are always welcome but basic throwing skills are helpful in getting the most out of the game. If you participate in sports such as softball or ultimate frisbee, you should pick the game up fairly easily. Games are pretty casual and scorekeeping is optional. The goal here is to simply have fun while enjoying the great outdoors. If you do not have your own discs but want to give it a try we have plenty of extras on hand but you'll need to bring your own sanitizer to clean them before use.

Required Items to Bring:
Golf Discs / Frisbee
Comfortable active wear for variable weather
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Baker Park sits directly across the river from Bowness Park. It can be accessed via 85 St NW.

-From Stoney Trail: Turn onto Nose Hill Drive and exit onto 87 Street NW at the lights. Follow to the T intersection and turn east onto Bearspaw Dam Rd which quickly becomes 85 Street southbound. Just over the railway bridge exit to the right onto Scenic Bow Rd. Follow westbound into Baker Park and take 3rd left into the main parking area. From the west end of the parking lot, briefly head west along the pathway then turn south (left) towards the river at the first intersection. You will arrive at the first tee within 1 minute.

-From Bowness Rd NW: Continue onto 85 St NW and exit right onto Scenic Bow Rd (Al Azar/Shriners exit) and proceed under the bridge. Keep left at the fork and take the third left into the main parking area. From the west end of the parking lot, briefly head west along the pathway then turn south (left) towards the river at the first intersection. You will arrive at the first tee within 1 minute.

Recommended investment in Disc Golf Discs are a putter, midrange and driver.
These are available at:
Don’s Hobby Shop – located at 1515 Centre St NW
Lifesport – located at 4711 85 St NW
Switching Gear YYC – located at 1130 10 Ave SE

- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
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Cost & Payment:
Voluntary Donations:Although there is no cost for this event, please note that the club survives on voluntary donations. Please consider making a donation based on the value you feel you receive from the club. See our How You Can Help page for more information.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: