Calgary City Centre


Directory of Church-based ESL Programs
in Calgary City Centre (Downtown)

Please note: Cooperative ESL Ministries does NOT run the ESL programs listed below, we list them as a courtesy. Please contact the church directly for more information about its ESL classes. Thank you!

Website lists are current as of February 2017.

The following churches offer ESL classes, conversation groups, Bible studies, or other services for newcomers in downtown Calgary. A map below the list shows the locations at a glance. Listings are in alphabetical order:

Chinese Pentecostal Church
  • 5 levels: beginner, intermediate and higher. March-June (term 1) and September -December (term 2). Begins March 11, 2017. Saturdays 9:30 am.
  • Address: 127 – 2nd Ave. SE
  • Contact:, 403-263 6059
First Baptist Church
  • Full-time Day Classes
    Upcoming Terms:January 9 – March 16, 2017, April 10 – June 15, 2017, and we will have Summer and Fall term as well.
    Testing the week prior to each term.
    Fees for 10 weeks of instruction:
    $30.00 non-refundable Registration Fee
    Refugees, Immigrants, & Citizens: $850.00
    Visitors, Students, & Workers: $1,050.00Time:
    Monday to Thursday from 9:15a.m. – 2:30p. m.Levels:
    We have a unique program, the lessons are designed for the specific needs of the students
  • Free Evening Classes
    Wednesdays and Thursdays 7:00 -8:30p.m.
    The focus in these classes is conversation
    There is extra information in our website:

The map below shows the program locations at a glance. Click on the marker for the name of the host church. The map is responsive, so you can zoom in and out.