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Programs listed are running September 6 – December 21, 2022.

Vikes Active Living offers an assortment of programs and sports for students, staff and faculty and the wider Victoria community. Everyone is welcome to enjoy our programs and facilities in a safe, inclusive environment—improve your fitness, meet new people or just have fun!

This Guide provides a quick overview all of our offerings. If you find something of interest, click through to the section to get more details.

View membership options and facility hours and maps.

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walk volleyball satisfaction play squash basketball fitness intramurals
badminton kendo esports softball fields physio push nutrition triumph
bounce bliss exercise gym wellness flexibility inclusive strive effort
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rhythm soccer possible swimming climbing fitness healthy running yoga flow strength

Vikes Athletics and Recreation consists of a wide range of athletic and recreation facilities including the Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities (CARSA), McKinnon Gym and Pool, outdoor artificial turfs and world-class field hockey pitch, as well as the Ian Stewart Complex ice rink. CARSA houses a number of facilities: a 2,100-seat performance gym, a multi-purpose fieldhouse, a two-level fitness weight training facility, the CARSA Climbing Centre, dance space, dedicated TRX and spin classrooms, yoga studios, squash courts, a rowing ergometer centre, and a sports injury clinic.

Come down and see for yourself and give it a try!

Interested in rentals? A variety of facility rental opportunities are available to the Greater Victoria community—training space, meeting rooms, pool, sport and recreation facilities and more. View fees, options and contact information.


✨ New programs for fall 2022! ✨

Advocacy for Inclusive Sport (AIR) ACCESSIBLE

[in Inclusion Accessibility] The Advocacy for Inclusive Recreation (AIR) program offers inclusive, accessible movement-based... See program

Barbell 101 YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Registered Fitness] New to the barbell? This class has everything to get you started. Learn to work efficiently with... See program

Barre Beats YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Registered Fitness] Join us for this hybrid class combining ballet-inspired moves and strength training. Designed for... See program

Baseline Bootcamp YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] This class is a combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core, and... See program

Beginner Ride YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Registered Fitness] This class has been designed with the newbie in mind. Come learn the fundamentals of indoor... See program

Bootylicious YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] Challenge your mind and body in this high in fun, full body workout. This dynamic head-to-toe... See program

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

[in Martial Arts] A sport martial art and system of self-defense. This cornerstone of mixed martial arts training... See program

Cardio Cut YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] Combine strength training with simple, yet progressive cardio drills for a heart pumping, muscle... See program

Climb OR Sport & Climb

[in Birthdays] Come and enjoy your birthday with us at the Vikes! Start by climbing our walls, where our staff... See program

Dance Technique YOUTH

[in Dance] Work on and develop your basic dance technique through across the floor, combinations, stretch,... See program

Express Core YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] Plank, lunge and crunch through this 30 min class to activate your core and more. All levels... See program

Express Ride YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] Come sweat it out in this 30 min express ride designed to get you in and out in a flash! All... See program

Express Strength YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] Short and sweet. This class is packed with compound resistance exercises to maximize... See program

Gentle Yoga YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Registered Fitness] Take time to tune into your body and release the everyday hustle and bustle! With a strong focus... See program

HEAT YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] High Energy Athletic Training! The name says it all! Learn to put together drill-based, interval... See program

LAB YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] A muscle conditioning class aimed at targeting the legs, abs and booty! This workout will be sure... See program

LIT YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] Lift, Interval, Tone! Get your sweat sesh here! Build lean, chiseled muscle and improve strength... See program

Lyrical/Contemporary Jazz YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Dance] Join us in this fusion dance class bringing you the elements of contemporary and jazz, while also... See program

Morning Flow YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Registered Fitness] Wake your body gently with invigorating sun salutations to bring energy to your day. Flow from... See program

Power Yoga YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Registered Fitness] Ignite your internal fire and sweat out stress! This fun, flowing yoga class will energize the... See program

Powerlifting Technique YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Registered Fitness] This 4-week course is open to all skill levels and is designed to help develop both your... See program

Rest & Renew Yoga YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Registered Fitness] Join this 55-minute all-levels mindful yoga class where we will find a balance between movement... See program

Ride & Reps YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] Strive your way into your ultimate fitness in this 75-minute full body class that includes... See program

Ride 45 YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] Join this 45 minute ride that will feature a variety of drills set to challenge you and take your... See program

Ride 60 YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] Enjoy this full length ride set to push your legs to the limit! This class will put your effort... See program

Ride or Die YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] A class designed to benefit your body in more ways then one. You will start on the bikes with an... See program

Soccer Game Night Birthday ACCESSIBLE

[in Birthdays] The Vikes soccer fan party includes access to a regular-season soccer game for eight children and... See program

Soccer Game Night Meal Birthday ACCESSIBLE

[in Birthdays] The Vikes soccer fan party includes access to a regular-season soccer game for eight children and... See program

Soccer Game Night Snack Attack Birthday ACCESSIBLE

[in Birthdays] The Vikes soccer fan party includes access to a regular-season soccer game for eight children and... See program

Social

[in Intramurals] The new social league is a program open to all QTBIPOC and allies who want to participate. It is... See program

Speed Demons YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] This one is all about speed and variety! This is the type of workout that keeps you on your toes,... See program

Sport OR Sport & Pool

[in Birthdays] Come and enjoy your birthday with us at the Vikes. Start by playing soccer or basketball (up to... See program

Street Jazz ACCESSIBLE

[in Dance] Street Jazz is the mix of commercial jazz and hip hop for an entertaining, energizing and fun... See program

Taekwondo (World Taekwondo Federation) YOUTH

[in Martial Arts] This Korean martial art places particular emphasis on self-defense, kicks and forms, which are... See program

Total Strength YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] Change your body by challenging it to the next level. Be prepared for a sweat dripping, body... See program

Unwind Yoga YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Registered Fitness] Join this 55 minute practice to help yourself unwind into the weekend. We will focus on calming... See program

Vin-Yin Yoga YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Registered Fitness] This is a dream come true combo of Vinyasa Flow Yoga and Yin Yoga. The first half of the class... See program

Whipped YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Group Fitness] Whip yourself into shape in this energy burning class that will push your limits. Build power,... See program

Women on Weights YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Registered Fitness] A group coaching program for anyone who identifies as a woman who want to learn how to weight... See program

Yoga for the Inflexible YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Registered Fitness] Feeling stiff and stressed from a long day at the office? This class helps ease the tension in... See program

Yoga Jam YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

[in Registered Fitness] Come enjoy challenging and creative sequences with a focus on core strength. Hip opening,... See program


Aquatics

See full details and schedule in the aquatics section.

Adult Swim 100

The Adult Swim 100 program offers a debut to the basic skills of swimming and water safety.... See program

Adult Swim 200

Develop a progressive capacity in strokes and stroke techniques. The Adult Swim 200 program... See program

Lane Swimming YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Join us for lane swimming at McKinnon Pool. Swim in our slow, moderate or fast lanes. Swimmers... See program

Masters Swim Club

The Masters Swim Club is designed to improve the technique, endurance, and efficiency in all of... See program

Pre-Set Private Lessons YOUTH

Pre-set Private Lessons are a convenient way to have one-on-one instruction with a certified... See program

Red Cross Swim Kids 01 YOUTH

Red Cross Swim Kids 1 provides orientation to water and the pool area where the area of focus is... See program

Red Cross Swim Kids 02 YOUTH

Red Cross Swim Kids 2 provides propulsion skills to move through the water and to remain at the... See program

Red Cross Swim Kids 03 YOUTH

Red Cross Swim Kids 3 introduces the fundamentals of front crawl and safe diving while also... See program

Red Cross Swim Kids 04 YOUTH

Red Cross Swim Kids 4 focuses on the precise technique of the front crawl and back swim with... See program

Red Cross Swim Kids 05 YOUTH

Swim Kids 5 introduces the fundamentals of the back crawl and the whip kick on the back. Swimmers... See program

Red Cross Swim Kids 06 YOUTH

Red Cross Swim Kids 6 introduces the elementary back stroke while working on the development the... See program

Red Cross Swim Kids 07 YOUTH

Red Cross Swim Kids 7 introduces whip kick on the front and stride entries while continuing to... See program

Red Cross Swim Kids 08 YOUTH

Red Cross Swim Kids 8 introduces breaststroke and feet first surface dives. Swimmers will work to... See program

Red Cross Swim Kids 09 YOUTH

Red Cross Swim Kids 9 focuses on the full development of the front crawl, back crawl, elementary... See program

Red Cross Swim Kids 10 YOUTH

Red Cross Swim Kids 10 focuses on fine tuning your front crawl, back crawl, elementary... See program

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Birthdays

See full details in the birthday section.

Basketball Game Night Birthday ACCESSIBLE

The Vikes basketball fan party includes access to a regular-season basketball game for eight... See program

Basketball Game Night Meal Deal Birthday ACCESSIBLE

The Vikes basketball fan party includes access to a regular-season basketball game for eight... See program

Basketball Game Night Snack Attack Birthday ACCESSIBLE

The Vikes basketball fan party includes access to a regular-season basketball game for eight... See program

Climb Only (Pool Request)

Come and enjoy your birthday with the Vikes! Start by climbing our walls, where our staff will... See program

Climb Only (Sport Request)

Come and enjoy your birthday with the Vikes. Start by climbing our walls, where our staff will... See program

Climb OR Sport & Climb NEW

Come and enjoy your birthday with us at the Vikes! Start by climbing our walls, where our staff... See program

Soccer Game Night Birthday NEW ACCESSIBLE

The Vikes soccer fan party includes access to a regular-season soccer game for eight children and... See program

Soccer Game Night Meal Birthday NEW ACCESSIBLE

The Vikes soccer fan party includes access to a regular-season soccer game for eight children and... See program

Soccer Game Night Snack Attack Birthday NEW ACCESSIBLE

The Vikes soccer fan party includes access to a regular-season soccer game for eight children and... See program

Sport OR Sport & Pool NEW

Come and enjoy your birthday with us at the Vikes. Start by playing soccer or basketball (up to... See program

Camps

See full details and schedule in the camp section.

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Certifications

See full details and schedule in the certifications section.

Emergency First Aid & CPR-C (Blended)

The Canadian Red Cross Emergency First Aid & CPR Level C Blended course is a hands-on basic... See program

Marine Basic First Aid & CPR-C (Blended)

Our Canadian Red Cross Marine Basic First Aid & CPR Level C Blended course is a fun and... See program

Standard First Aid & CPR-C (Blended)

Our Canadian Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR Level C Blended course is a fun and... See program

Standard First Aid & CPR-C Re-certification

Our Canadian Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR Level C Blended course is a fun and... See program

Climbing

See full details and schedule in the climbing section.

Family Climb YOUTH

Bring the whole family to climb at CARSA and have a mountain of fun! Climbing staff will set up... See program

Intro Lesson

This is a 1.5-hour introductory course on the fundamentals for top rope climbing. Learn the... See program

Ladies Night

Join us for two hours, to climb, learn and have fun in this women's only class. Our instructor... See program

Lead Lesson

This three-hour course covers all the technical knowledge you need to know to safely lead climb... See program

Mini-Vikes Club YOUTH

The Mini-Vikes Club offers the perfect stepping stone into the sport of climbing. This program is... See program

Petit–Vikes YOUTH

Petit-Vikes is an early introduction to the sport of climbing. Our instructors provide a safe... See program

Private Lesson

Book a 1.5-hour private session for up to two people. Our private sessions can be customized to... See program

Thunder Club YOUTH

This program is designed for children ages 10-14 who have previous climbing experience. Your... See program

Thunder Team YOUTH

Let’s get competitive! Individuals aged 12-18 will meet twice per week to train and develop their... See program

Vikes Club YOUTH

The Vikes Club is a great option for those aged 10 to 14 who are looking to deepen their... See program

Vikes Team

Vikes Team is a recreational climbing team focused on skill development and community building.... See program

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Clubs

See full details and schedule in the climbing section.

Archery

An opportunity for people of all ages and experience levels to practice and refine their archery skills.... See club

Artistic Swimming

Artistic swimming is a hybrid form of swimming, dance, and gymnastics.... See club

Badminton

Come and play badminton with people of all ages and experience levels to have fun and improve your game.... See club

Ballroom, Latin, and Swing Dance

Show up and get ready to have fun, meet new people, and, of course, learn how to dance!... See club

Caving

A dedicated group of individuals who are passionate about outdoors, cave exploration, and conservation.... See club

Cheer

A great opportunity to meet people and get involved in everything from creating cheers to choreographing.... See club

Climbing

Join our community passionate about climbing! No experience necessary.... See club

Cricket

Come and play cricket with us!... See club

Curling

We welcome all – those with competitive experience and who have never stepped foot on a sheet of curling ice.... See club

Curling Competitive Team

This club is focused on training curlers looking to train and compete.... See club

Dance Company

The UVic Dance Company is a collaborative team of dancers attending UVic in beautiful, British Columbia.... See club

Equestrian

A club for full time undergrads who want to continue riding while in university.... See club

Fencing

Learn fencing history lessons, basic footwork, followed by bladework for basic offence and defense moves.... See club

Field Hockey - Men’s

We are looking for experienced players!... See club

Figure Skating

For skaters of all levels! We offer practice sessions where skaters can train in a positive environment.... See club

Hockey - Men’s

This is a competitive club playing in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League.... See club

Lacrosse

We are here to promote Canada's National Sport at the university level. Includes men's and women's teams.... See club

Outdoors

UVic's home for those who pursue self-propelled wilderness travel.... See club

Sailing

The club is a group of like-minded people who have a passion for sailing and much more!... See club

Scuba

An enthusiastic group of divers providing scuba equipment, local weekly club dives, night dives or charters.... See club

Snow

We promote and encourage the sports of skiing and snowboarding through reduced costs and travel arrangements.... See club

Softball - Women’s

Join this competitive club team as we grow a new era of Vikes Women's Softball.... See club

Squash

We are a fun, active community of squash players of all levels—from very beginners to advanced players.... See club

Surfing

UVic Surf Club aims to bring people of different backgrounds together through the culture of surfing.... See club

Tennis - Competitive Team

We run interactive drills, match play and opportunities to compete against other universities and provincials.... See club

Tennis - Recreational

Join our inclusive tennis community to meet new people, work on your skills and have some fun!... See club

Triathlon

We're here for all of your swimming, biking, and running needs throughout the school year.... See club

Ultimate - Men’s

Join us as we compete in tournaments against other university teams from across the west coast.... See club

Ultimate - Women’s

Join us as we compete in tournaments against other university teams from across the west coast.... See club

Volleyball - Men’s

The Vikes Men's Volleyball team operates under Vikes Athletics & Recreation as a competitive sports club team.... See club

Volleyball - Rec Co-Ed Club

Join us for free play, instruction, and skill development! All levels welcome.... See club

Volleyball - Women’s

A competitive club team that plays in the Pacific Intercollegiate Volleyball Association.... See club

Water Polo

The UVic Water Polo Club is an opportunity for players of all levels to keep fit and make new friends.... See club

Whitewater

Interested in whitewater paddling? Our club is dedicated to introducing new people into the sport.... See club

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Dance

See full details and schedule in the dance section.

A Class in Sass YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Inspired by artists such as Beyoncé, this class combines a variety of styles from burlesque to... See program

Advanced Ballet YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

The posture, flexibility, fitness and balance of Ballet are the foundation of all dance forms. It... See program

Beginner Ballet YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

The posture, flexibility, fitness and balance of ballet are the foundation of all dance forms. It... See program

Contemporary YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Come experience an energizing, invigorating, entertaining and inclusive contemporary dance class.... See program

Dance Technique NEW YOUTH

Work on and develop your basic dance technique through across the floor, combinations, stretch,... See program

Intermediate Ballet YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

The posture, flexibility, fitness and balance of ballet are the foundation of all dance forms. It... See program

Jazz YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Explore your style and presentation. Classes emphasize musicality and body alignment,... See program

Lyrical/Contemporary Jazz NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Join us in this fusion dance class bringing you the elements of contemporary and jazz, while also... See program

Street Jazz NEW ACCESSIBLE

Street Jazz is the mix of commercial jazz and hip hop for an entertaining, energizing and fun... See program



Drop-in

See full details and schedule in the drop-in section.

Basketball

Grab a basketball from the CARSA Equipment Desk and get on the court! See drop-in



Esports

See full details and events in the esports section.

Health & fitness

See full details about the different health and fitness options available in the health fitness section.

Group fitness

See full details and schedule in the group fitness section.

Baseline Bootcamp NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

This class is a combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core, and... See program

Bootylicious NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Challenge your mind and body in this high in fun, full body workout. This dynamic head-to-toe... See program

Cardio Cut NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Combine strength training with simple, yet progressive cardio drills for a heart pumping, muscle... See program

Express Core NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Plank, lunge and crunch through this 30 min class to activate your core and more. All levels... See program

Express Ride NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Come sweat it out in this 30 min express ride designed to get you in and out in a flash! All... See program

Express Strength NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Short and sweet. This class is packed with compound resistance exercises to maximize... See program

Glow Ride YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

This high intensity, upbeat class is designed to get you moving fast and sweating buckets. Enjoy... See program

HEAT NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

High Energy Athletic Training! The name says it all! Learn to put together drill-based, interval... See program

LAB NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

A muscle conditioning class aimed at targeting the legs, abs and booty! This workout will be sure... See program

LIT NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Lift, Interval, Tone! Get your sweat sesh here! Build lean, chiseled muscle and improve strength... See program

Ride & Reps NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Strive your way into your ultimate fitness in this 75-minute full body class that includes... See program

Ride 45 NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Join this 45 minute ride that will feature a variety of drills set to challenge you and take your... See program

Ride 60 NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Enjoy this full length ride set to push your legs to the limit! This class will put your effort... See program

Ride or Die NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

A class designed to benefit your body in more ways then one. You will start on the bikes with an... See program

Speed Demons NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

This one is all about speed and variety! This is the type of workout that keeps you on your toes,... See program

Total Strength NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Change your body by challenging it to the next level. Be prepared for a sweat dripping, body... See program

Whipped NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Whip yourself into shape in this energy burning class that will push your limits. Build power,... See program



Registered fitness

See full details and schedule in the registered fitness section.

Barbell 101 NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

New to the barbell? This class has everything to get you started. Learn to work efficiently with... See program

Barre Beats NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Join us for this hybrid class combining ballet-inspired moves and strength training. Designed for... See program

Beginner Ride NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

This class has been designed with the newbie in mind. Come learn the fundamentals of indoor... See program

Beginner Zumba YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

A quick dance workout that is meant for newbies who are not familiar with Zumba classes and/or... See program

Burn & Firm Pilates YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Burn fat and lengthen muscles faster and more efficiently by combining fluid, large muscle,... See program

Fitness and Weight Centre 101 YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

The gym can be an intimidating place. We understand it can be overwhelming to start something new... See program

Gentle Yoga NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Take time to tune into your body and release the everyday hustle and bustle! With a strong focus... See program

HIIT Barre YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Plie and lunge your way into stronger legs! Combine the toning benefits of barre with the calorie... See program

Morning Flow NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Wake your body gently with invigorating sun salutations to bring energy to your day. Flow from... See program

Power Hour Yoga YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Like Yoga? Want a good work out? Want to do both but don't have time? The Power Hour is a 55... See program

Power Yoga NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Ignite your internal fire and sweat out stress! This fun, flowing yoga class will energize the... See program

Powerlifting Technique NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

This 4-week course is open to all skill levels and is designed to help develop both your... See program

Rest & Renew Yoga NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Join this 55-minute all-levels mindful yoga class where we will find a balance between movement... See program

Small Group Training YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

A small group training atmosphere to offer the best of two worlds - the social dimensions of... See program

Total Body Transformation (3 Day) YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Achieve overall fitness through our Total Body Transformation program! This small-group based... See program

TRX HIIT YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

TRX HIIT will torch calories doing heart pumping cardio while working every angle of your arms... See program

Unwind Yoga NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Join this 55 minute practice to help yourself unwind into the weekend. We will focus on calming... See program

Vin-Yin Yoga NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

This is a dream come true combo of Vinyasa Flow Yoga and Yin Yoga. The first half of the class... See program

Women on Weights NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

A group coaching program for anyone who identifies as a woman who want to learn how to weight... See program

Yoga Chill Out YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Come decompress from work and studying! The focus of this class is on stretching and recharging... See program

Yoga for the Inflexible NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Feeling stiff and stressed from a long day at the office? This class helps ease the tension in... See program

Yoga Jam NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Come enjoy challenging and creative sequences with a focus on core strength. Hip opening,... See program

Zumba YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Zumba is a fitness class inspired by latin music and dance moves. Let the music move you in a... See program

Zumba Toning YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Zumba Toning combines targeted body-sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin... See program



Flex fitness

See full details and schedule in the flex fitness section.

Barre Beats NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Join us for this hybrid class combining ballet-inspired moves and strength training. Designed for... See program

Beginner Zumba YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

A quick dance workout that is meant for newbies who are not familiar with Zumba classes and/or... See program

HIIT Barre YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Plie and lunge your way into stronger legs! Combine the toning benefits of barre with the calorie... See program

Power Hour Yoga YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Like Yoga? Want a good work out? Want to do both but don't have time? The Power Hour is a 55... See program

Power Yoga NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Ignite your internal fire and sweat out stress! This fun, flowing yoga class will energize the... See program

TRX HIIT YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

TRX HIIT will torch calories doing heart pumping cardio while working every angle of your arms... See program

Vin-Yin Yoga NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

This is a dream come true combo of Vinyasa Flow Yoga and Yin Yoga. The first half of the class... See program

Yoga Jam NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Come enjoy challenging and creative sequences with a focus on core strength. Hip opening,... See program



Fitness Weight Centre

See full details and schedule in the fitness weight centre section.



    Personal training

    See full details and options in the personal training section.

    1 hour ACCESSIBLE

    This single one-hour session is a one-on-one time for those looking for suggestions for changes... See program

    1 hour (virtual) NEW ACCESSIBLE

    This single hour session is a one-on-one virtual session for those looking for suggestions or... See program

    10 hours ACCESSIBLE

    If you are committed to achieving your long term fitness goals, this 10-hour package will give... See program

    4 hours ACCESSIBLE

    This 4-hour program is suited for those learning or reviewing the skills and techniques in any... See program

    6 hours ACCESSIBLE

    This package is suited for those who find it challenging to incorporate fitness into their daily... See program

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    Inclusion and Accessibility

    See full details and schedule in the inclusion and accessibility section.

    Advocacy for Inclusive Sport (AIR) NEW ACCESSIBLE

    The Advocacy for Inclusive Recreation (AIR) program offers inclusive, accessible movement-based... See program

    Just For Kicks YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

    Just for Kicks is a free volunteer-led indoor soccer program for children with special needs.... See program



    Intramurals

    This term Vikes Intramurals are playing Badminton, Ball Hockey, Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball.

    See full details, schedule and register in the intramurals section.

    Badminton Ladder

    This league operates on a ladder system where players can challenge each other to matches each... See sport

    Ball Hockey (Open Comp)

    Ball Hockey is an open league that welcomes everyone to play. Open Comp is a league that is more... See sport

    Ball Hockey (Open Rec)

    Ball Hockey is an open league that welcomes anyone to play. Open Rec is a league that is more... See sport

    Basketball 3vs3

    Games are 3vs3 with a maximum of 8 players per team. Games are played half court and consist of... See sport

    Basketball 5vs5 (Open Comp)

    Each team has 5 players on the court at once. Games consist of four 10-minute quarters. Open Comp... See sport

    Basketball 5vs5 (Open Rec)

    Each team has 5 players on the court at once. Games consist of four 10-minute quarters. Open Rec... See sport

    Dodgeball

    Dodgeball consists of 2 divisions - Open Rec and Open Comp. Both divisions have no gender... See sport

    Flag Football

    Flag Football is a non-contact sport played between 7 players per team on turf. Flags are... See sport

    Futsal

    Teams play 5 vs 5 with a goalkeeper. The game consists of two 25-minute halves. It is an Open... See sport

    Ice Hockey (Open Comp)

    Ice Hockey is open to anyone who wants to join. Open Comp is a league that is more competitive... See sport

    Ice Hockey (Open Rec)

    Ice Hockey is open to anyone who wants to join. This league runs on Wednesday and Saturday... See sport

    Indoor Soccer (Open Rec)

    Teams play 5 on 5 with a goalkeeper. The game consists of two 25-minute halves. This is an open... See sport

    Indoor Volleyball (Monday)

    Indoor volleyball requires six people to be on the court. Best of three sets - first two sets to... See sport

    Indoor Volleyball (Thursday)

    Indoor volleyball requires six people to be on the court. Best of three sets - first two sets to... See sport

    Indoor Volleyball (Wednesday)

    Indoor volleyball requires six people to be on the court. Best of three sets - first two sets to... See sport

    Outdoor Soccer 11vs11 (Open Comp)

    Each team consists of 11 players (including goalkeeper). The game consists of two 25-minute... See sport

    Outdoor Soccer 11vs11 (Open Rec)

    Each team consists of 11 players (including the goalkeeper). The game consists of two 25-miuntue... See sport

    Outdoor Soccer 11vs11 (Open Rec)

    Each team consists of 11 players (including the goalkeeper). The game consists of two 25-miuntue... See sport

    Outdoor Soccer 7vs7 (Open Comp)

    Each team consists of 7 players (including goalkeeper). Games consist on two 25-minute halves.... See sport

    Outdoor Soccer 7vs7 (Open Rec)

    Each team consists of 7 players on the field (including goalie). Games are two 25-minute halves.... See sport

    Outdoor Soccer 7vs7 (Open Rec)

    Each team consists of 7 players on the field (including goalie). Games are two 25-minute halves.... See sport

    Social NEW

    The new social league is a program open to all QTBIPOC and allies who want to participate. It is... See sport

    Softball (Open Comp)

    Seven innings or 60 minute games, whichever comes first. This is an open league that welcomes... See sport

    Softball (Open Rec)

    Seven innings or 60 minute games, whichever comes first. No gender requirements. Open Rec is a... See sport

    Ultimate Frisbee (Open Comp)

    Ultimate is a self-officiated sport. Each team consists of 7 players on the field. This is an... See sport

    Ultimate Frisbee (Open Rec)

    Ultimate is a self-officiated sport. Each team consists of 7 players on the field. This is an... See sport

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    Martial arts

    See full details and schedule in the martial arts section.

    Aikido YOUTH

    This Japanese art focuses on neutralizing rather than “winning” the conflict. Evolving from... See program

    Aikido Introduction YOUTH

    This Japanese martial art focuses on neutralizing rather than "winning" the conflict. Evolving... See program

    Brazilian Jiu Jitsu NEW

    A sport martial art and system of self-defense. This cornerstone of mixed martial arts training... See program

    Fencing YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

    Work on your footwork, drills, attack & defense. You will train alongside other levels of... See program

    Fencing for Beginners YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

    Intended for non-UVic Students and community members looking to learn the basics of fencing. For... See program

    Fitness Boxing

    Learn more about the sweet science of boxing! This program uses boxing wraps, gloves, skipping... See program

    Judo YOUTH

    This beginner judo class will focus on competitive preparation including randori, drills and... See program

    Kendo

    Using shinai (bamboo swords) develop your awareness, centeredness, wholeheartedness, endurance,... See program

    Kendo for Kids YOUTH

    A great way for your child to learn about focus and respect, all while staying active and having... See program

    Kendo Introduction

    Learn the basics of the sport of kendo. Equipment provided. No experience necessary. See program

    Shorinji Ryu Karate YOUTH

    This Japanese martial art focuses on energy (Chi) meditation, martial science, philosophy and... See program

    Shotokan Karate YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

    Follow traditional methods incorporating kihon (basics), kata (forms) and kumite (sparring) to... See program

    Shotokan Karate for Kids YOUTH

    Karate is fun for kids! And it is a great way to develop motor skills, physical activity,... See program

    Shotokan Karate Introduction YOUTH

    Follow traditional methods incorporating kihon (basics), kata (forms) and kumite (sparring) to... See program

    Taekwondo (World Taekwondo Federation) NEW YOUTH

    This Korean martial art places particular emphasis on self-defense, kicks and forms, which are... See program

    Wing Chun Kung Fu

    Popularized by Bruce Lee, this Chinese martial art is simple, quick, effective and economical.... See program

    Women's Fitness Kickboxing

    Learn the correct biomechanics of punching and kicking with an emphasis on partnered drills to... See program

    Women's Self Defense

    This women's only class is a great way to feel safer and boost your confidence. Learn basic... See program

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    Outdoor

    See full details and schedule in the outdoor section.

    Sailing Level 1 (August) YOUTH

    Lessons are taught by experienced student instructors in 2-person Collegiate Flying Juniors which... See program

    Sailing Level 1 (September) YOUTH

    Lessons are taught by experienced student instructors in 2-person Collegiate Flying Juniors which... See program



    Racquet sports

    See full details and schedule in the racquet sports section.

    Junior Vikes Tennis Green 1 YOUTH

    Kids learn basics of tennis such as forehand, backhand, volleys, serve and footwork. Players play... See program

    Junior Vikes Tennis Orange 1 YOUTH

    For kids just starting out - The basic athletic and playing skills are developed with the goal of... See program

    Pickleball Social Play YOUTH

    Join us for 2 hours of social pickleball fun with an instructor on hand to provide tips, improve... See program



    Youth

    See full details and schedule in the youth section.

    Junior Vikes Endurance Running Club NEW YOUTH

    Vikes and Victoria Endurance Track Club are partnering to offer run training for kids age 10-16... See program

    Pro-D Day Camp YOUTH

    Spend your Pro-D-Day with the Vikes! Fantastic Vikes camp leaders are back to plan a day filled... See program

    Track and Field - Mini Vikes YOUTH

    Mini Vikes Track & Field is an introduction to track and field development skills. Children... See program

    Vikes Long Term Athletic Development - Invasion /Speed Power Sports NEW YOUTH

    This training program is for healthy athletes between the ages of 13 and 18. Athletes will... See program

    Vikes Winter Break Camp (ages 5-7) YOUTH

    Come spend your winter break at CARSA with the Vikes! Our awesome leaders are back again to plan... See program

    Vikes Winter Break Camp (ages 8-12) YOUTH

    Come spend your winter break at CARSA with the Vikes! Our awesome leaders are back again to plan... See program