City Gyro Club
The Stampede City Gyro Club consists of men,
both working and retired, but all of like ethics and
principles such that bonds of friendship form.
Membership, which is by invitation, ranges in age from under
40 to 80+. The club was chartered in 1962.
The Club m eets on the first
and third Monday evenings each month from September to June. The
meetings normally include dinner and a variety of activities
such as bowling, dart tournaments, tours, etc or a guest
business is kept to a minimum to allow more time for
"fellowship and fun".
The ladies are also involved in the many additional Gyro social
activities during the year as well as at District and
International gatherings. It is difficult to find a
time when Gyros and their partners are not having fun.
throughout North America and the sole purpose of this
organization is to promote
"Friendship". Gyro came into being
in 1912 when three college chums decided that their
friendship, which had crystallized through their college
years was worthy of perpetuation. Gyro carries with
it no label of race, creed, political, or other club
affiliation. While many Gyro clubs do support and
contribute to community projects, the primary purpose of
coming together as Gyros is for "friendship and fun".
Stampede City Gyro Club is part of Gyro District VIII which
consists of 11 Clubs located in southeastern British
Columbia, in Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada and in
northern Idaho in the United States of America. Every year
Gyros and Gyrettes get together for a Convention with the
other Gyro Clubs in the District. This
gathering, while mostly a time for fun, is also when the business
of managing Gyro affairs for the year is done. Other
District and regular inter-club activities include an annual
curling bonspiel ("Curlorama") at Banff each November and
golf during the summer. These District activities are
all opportunities to travel, make new friends, renew old
friendships, and have fun.
addition, Gyro International,
through participation by representatives from each of the Districts together with the
International Executive, provides a link tying together all
Gyros. This organization exists for the purpose of
cultivating and perpetuating the ideals and objectives of
Gyro. The name "Gyro" was derived from the principle
of the rapidly spinning gyroscope . It maintains a remarkable steadiness in
the orientation of its spinning axis and resists being
deflected to any new orientation. It is said to have
power, poise and balance. These attributes apply to
Are you interested in joining Gyro?
Contact us for more
information at Gyro
We welcome all men of good character to join us.