Testimonials

4.5 Rating
62 Reviews
May 5, 2021
Jamal
Wow what an amazing experience I’ve had with Chinook driving academy! They make sure that you become comfortable behind the wheel and teach you everything you need to know! After my first few sessions of training with them I felt very confident and comfortable behind the wheel love everything they have done for me! Huge thanks again! After finishing the course I went to do my road test and with the training this driving academy gives you, you will be able to pass no problem.
Apr 28, 2021
Brooklyn Holder
My experience with Chinook Driving Academy was wonderful and I am so glad that I chose them to help me with driving lessons! My instructor Amit was easy to get along with, funny and personable, and a fantastic teacher. Just 3 months ago I had little to no driving experience with severe driving anxiety. Today I was able to pass my road test and definitely feel more confident and comfortable on the road. I highly recommend CDA!
Apr 27, 2021
Lois Abu
I really felt that I was thoroughly taught how to drive. Everything was very professional
Apr 27, 2021
Lois Abu
Would definitely recommend. Neither of my parents can drive with me (because they don't have the right license). This program really helped me even though I couldn't practice for many hours
Mar 23, 2021
Gregg Brady
If it wasn’t for Chinook Driving Academy, I wouldn’t be driving right now.
Mar 12, 2021
Ceejay Israel Alagao
I have to share this that my instructor was very helpful .the first time that he teach me i was so nervous because i have no experience at all,But he said to me that don't be nervous and he said to me when i am driving that if i make mistake no sorry he said to me because i am always saying sorry when i have a bit mistakes.But i am happy because i learn from my instructor with that thing.thanks AMIT for the very professional learning that you teach to me..and now i am driving now so happy to take my car anywhere👍Goosebumps to you my instructor AMIT😃
Feb 24, 2021
Kyle Hoover
Really easy to book, great people, and learned lots.
Feb 2, 2021
Chantelle
Amit was my driving instructor and I am extremely glad I ended up booking sessions with him. He was extremely helpful and I would say the reason I was able to learn what I did so easily and quickly and pass my drivers test on the first try. He is a very welcoming, encouraging, helpful, funny instructor and is very calm and collected while you are driving. He prioritizes safety and he wants to see you succeed. If you are looking into driving school I HIGHLY recommend Chinook Driving Academy and if you can booking with Amit. I am extremely thankful for all of his help and encouragement.
Jan 7, 2021
Cayenne Karambowich
Amit was an awesome driving instructor! Was very patient with me and I feel as though I learned a lot
Sep 27, 2020
Judith Kwong
Ernie is such a funny man! He wants his students to succeed and takes such great pride when they do. Yes, driving may be a bit intimidating with him at first, but he wants every student he teaches to be a safe driver, to be well equipped with whatever situations and to park flawlessly with his tips. Ernie is so invested in his students he will give encouraging and motivating text messages to make sure you keep practicing! Thanks Ernie!
Sep 11, 2020
Karine Aviv
Ernie is a terrific driving teacher. He has taught two of my children to drive and they both passed their driving test on the first attempt with minimal points taken off. I highly recommend him and Chinook Driving Academy to anyone looking for driving lessons in Calgary.
Aug 10, 2020
Shirley R
We have now had 3 children complete the drivers training through Chinook Driving Academy and we would highly recommend this company to anyone. Both Krista and Ernie were skilled, patient and knowledgable instructors ! Excellent experiences with all 3 kids. Thank you !!
Jul 19, 2020
Emily Squires
I had a really great experience while driving with Ernie. He was very kind and was great at helping and teaching me more tips and tricks to be more safe and successful while driving. I really appreciate all of his help:)
Jun 30, 2020
Connie Stendal
Booked my daughters driver training with Chinook and had a great experience. Ernie was fantastic in teaching my daughter the rules of the road and she was able to pass her driver test with flying colors!!
Mar 19, 2020
Noah Pittet
An amazing time that taught me the information to perform and drive safely on the road, teaching many techniques and tips to help me become more confident but same at the same time on the road.
Mar 12, 2020
Kyle
Happy with the on-time scheduled appointments had no trouble booking appointments lots of flexibility and very kind and helpful staff
Jan 19, 2020
Rosanna Pacileo
This is a great driving school! I was very confident to know my daughter had the skills she needed after completing this course:)
Jan 10, 2020
Judy Arnall
My five children learned to brush up on their driving skills at Chinook Driving Academy by Elbow Drive and they also took the classroom course. It was very good and the driver instructors were super helpful. I would highly recommend Chinook Driving Academy.
Jan 10, 2020
Li-Ming Law
The instructors here are extremely knowledgeable and explain the why/how behind rules of the road and safe driving. I did the in-class option at the academy since I learn a lot better when being taught face-to-face, rather than online. Plus I got to hear lots of driving stories. In-car lessons are also easy to book and pick-up/drop-off from home or school is offered. The lessons were infinitely more effective and stress-free than learning to drive with a parent. My instructor was very patient and fun to chat with. He answered all of my questions to help me fully understand the rules of the road and safe driving practice. At the end of each lesson I was given notes on how I did and areas to focus on in my driving. When I was confused about an intersection, my instructor took me there during my lesson to practice. We also practiced in the area of my road test. For my road test I rented the same car I did my lessons in and added a lesson with my instructor right before the test. They go out of their way to help you understand what you're learning, which I feel is the most important part of learning to drive correctly!
Jan 3, 2020
Kimberly Rae Dixon
The online classroom was easy to access and navigate, and my instructor, Ernie, was patient, kind, and an absolutely incredible teacher! I had ZERO confidence starting out and am now feeling pretty comfortable behind the wheel and excited for my road test.
Dec 18, 2019
Vanessa Toole
I would highly recommend this driving school! I had almost no driving experience when started and the instructors were very patient and knowledgeable that I became comfortable quickly. I'm am very confident going for my test now and wouldn't have happened without them!
Dec 13, 2019
Mary Ransom
wonderful learning experience with Barry. I feel like I have learned many important skills from chinook driving and I think I will be a better driver for it.
Dec 1, 2019
Crystal
Krista's teaching with the in-class portion of the driving course was exceptional; she keeps class lively, sharing her own funny anecdotes, and builds up confidence in students while educating them about the rules of the road. I finished up my in-car sessions with Ernie; he gave constructive criticism along with specific ways to fix problem areas in my driving, all while keeping my nerves away. Overall, thanks to Chinook Driving Academy, I am significantly more confident in my driving abilities and in my knowledge of the rules of the road, and I know I have the skills to be a safe driver.
Nov 26, 2019
Evelien Spoelstra
great driving school, they taught my son the basics, and he past the first time. they are very accommodating with scheduling of lessons as well!
Nov 15, 2019
Jennifer Post
Krista was amazing! I have anxiety and she put me at ease and made it a fun and enjoyable experience! I would definitely recommend this school!! The online learning is also great to have as an option as classroom time wasn't viable with my schedule! Thank you!