Mountain Shadows Recreation Centre (MSRC) opened its doors in Okotoks, Alberta on October 15, 1996. As one of the few privately owned gymnastic clubs in Alberta, MSRC offers an 8000 square metre facility equipped for recreational programs and a girls' competitive program for gymnasts Provincial Levels 1 to National. Equipped with 3 floor-level trampolines and a large 6 metre deep loose foam pit, MSRC is an excellent location for all types of recreational gymnastics for boys and girls as well as recreational trampolining and tumbling and all types of group outings and birthdays.
Located in the fast-growing town of Okotoks, MSRC not only serves the many gymnasts and groups of its home town, but is also within a 15 minute drive of Calgary, High River, Black Diamond, and Turner Valley areas.
MSRC is owned and coordinated by Jim McLuskey, who has over 45 years experience coaching competitive and recreational gymnastics. He is a Level 3 certified coach in the National Coaching Certification Program and also has a degree in Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education. Jim was also founder and head coach of the Altadore Gymnastics Club of Calgary. All of the Mountain Shadows staff are certified in the National Coaching Certification Program and are members of the Alberta Gymnastics Federation. Coaches are here to encourage children of all ages and abilities in the sport of gymnastics. All office matters and recreation programs are directed by Michelle Bahr, who has been with Mountain Shadows in this capacity almost since its opening. MSRC prides itself on offering well organized and quality programs for all the gymnasts of the Calgary area.