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Programs listed are running January 9 – April 26, 2023.

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.

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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 winter 2023! ✨

Advocacy for Inclusive Sport (AIR) ACCESSIBLE

Inclusion Accessibility   Advocacy for Inclusive Recreation (AIR) is a collaborative program hosted by the Office of... See program

Better Together Bouldering Series YOUTH

Climbing   Come join us for a fun recreational competition. This is a team event, a team must consist of 4-6... See program

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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

Creative Movement/Improv YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Dance   Need stress relief or relaxation? Look no further! This dance class is beneficial for anyone... See program

Dance Strength & Stretch YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Dance   Strengthen the muscles that are important for proper dance posture and technique. Gain... See program

Endurance Ride YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Group Fitness   Start your weekend right with a 75 minute endurance ride! Designed to test your capacity and... See program

Express Glow YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Foundations of Contemporary YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Dance   Come work on basic movement patterns and strengthening your skills in contemporary. Follow that... See program

Hip Hop YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Dance   Explore the world of hip hop music through a combination of street style dance with a touch of... See program

Junior Kids Climbing Club YOUTH

Climbing   The Junior Youth Climbing Club is aimed at helping your little one transition into a big one on... See program

Morning Flow YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Practical Self Defence

Martial Arts   Self-defense is an important skill to have for anyone, regardless of age, gender, or physical... See program

Ride & Ripped YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Registered Fitness   Get ready to sprint, climb and get ripped! This class is set to energetic music that incorporates... See program

Staff Yoga YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Registered Fitness   UVic Staff and Faculty can take time to enjoy a stretch, reduce stress and renew energy. Novice... See program

Taekwondo (World Taekwondo Federation) YOUTH

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

Vikes Birthday - Sport

Birthdays   Come spend your birthday with the Vikes! Our talented birthday party leaders will have games and... 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

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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

Soccer Game Night Birthday 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 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 ACCESSIBLE

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

Vikes Birthday - Sport NEW

Come spend your birthday with the Vikes! Our talented birthday party leaders will have games and... See program

Vikes Birthday- Climb

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

Camps

See full details and schedule in the camp section.

Pro-D 1/2 Day Climbing Camp NEW YOUTH

Come and spend part of your Pro-D day with us in the CARSA Climbing Centre! Our talented team of... See program

Spring Break Half-day Climbing Camp 1 NEW YOUTH

Vikes Climbing Camp will introduce children to the world of rock climbing in a safe and fun... See program

Spring Break Half-day Climbing Camp 2 NEW YOUTH

Vikes climbing camp will introduce children to the world of rock climbing in a safe and fun... See program

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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.

Better Together Bouldering Series NEW YOUTH

Come join us for a fun recreational competition. This is a team event, a team must consist of 4-6... See program

Early Years Climbing Club YOUTH

ℹ️ Formerly Petit Vikes Early Years Climbing Club is an early introduction to the sport of... See program

Family Climb YOUTH

Bring your 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

Junior Kids Climbing Club NEW YOUTH

The Junior Youth Climbing Club is aimed at helping your little one transition into a big one on... See program

Junior Youth Competitive Team YOUTH

ℹ️ Formerly Thunder Club This program is designed for children ages 10-14 who have previous... See program

Kids Climbing Club YOUTH

ℹ️ Formerly Mini Vikes The Kids Climbing Club offers the perfect stepping stone into the sport of... See program

Ladies Night

Join us for 2 hours every second Monday, to climb, learn and have fun in this womxn's only class.... See program

Lead Climbing Lesson

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

Private Lesson

Book a 1.5-hour private session for yourself! Our private sessions can be customized to reach... See program

Senior Youth Competitive Team YOUTH

ℹ️ Formerly Thunder Team Let’s get competitive! Individuals aged 12- 18 will meet twice per week... See program

Youth Fundamentals Club YOUTH

ℹ️ Formerly Vikes Club The Youth Fundamentals Club is a great option for those aged 10 to 14 who... 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

Creative Movement/Improv NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Need stress relief or relaxation? Look no further! This dance class is beneficial for anyone... See program

Dance Strength & Stretch NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Strengthen the muscles that are important for proper dance posture and technique. Gain... See program

Dance Technique YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Foundations of Contemporary NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Come work on basic movement patterns and strengthening your skills in contemporary. Follow that... See program

Hip Hop NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Explore the world of hip hop music through a combination of street style dance with a touch of... 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



Drop-in

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

Badminton

Time for badminton! See drop-in

Basketball

Grab a basketball from the CARSA Equipment Desk and get on the court! *No drop-in Basketball on... See drop-in

Open Play

Open space for unstructured activities. See drop-in

Pickleball

Come out and play a few rounds of pickleball. See drop-in

Tennis

Game. Set. Match. Come out and play some tennis! *Drop-in tennis will be 12:00pm-2:00pm on... See drop-in

Volleyball

Nets are up. Let's go! *The CARSA Hardcourt sessions can accommodate 2/3 teams while the... 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.

Bootylicious YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Calorie Crusher YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Shape and sculpt every muscle in your body with this heart pumping class. You’ll work through a... See program

Cardio Cut YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Endurance Ride NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Start your weekend right with a 75 minute endurance ride! Designed to test your capacity and... See program

Express Glow NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Express Strength 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 YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

LAB YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

LIT YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Ride & Reps YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Ride 45 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 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 YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Total Strength YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Whipped 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 YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Beginner Ride YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Beginner Yoga YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

New to Yoga? No problem! This program is designed for the beginner with NO prior Yoga experience.... 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 YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Take time to tune into your body and release the everyday hustle and bustle! With a strong focus... 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 Yoga YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Powerlifting Technique 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 YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Ride & Ripped NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Get ready to sprint, climb and get ripped! This class is set to energetic music that incorporates... 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

Staff Yoga NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

UVic Staff and Faculty can take time to enjoy a stretch, reduce stress and renew energy. Novice... 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 YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Vin-Yin Yoga 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 YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

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

Yoga Jam YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Youth Strength Training YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Learn speed, strength, and power through our youth strength training program. This program has... 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.

Beginner Ballet YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Beginner Yoga YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

New to Yoga? No problem! This program is designed for the beginner with NO prior Yoga experience.... 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

Creative Movement/Improv NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Need stress relief or relaxation? Look no further! This dance class is beneficial for anyone... See program

Dance Strength & Stretch NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Strengthen the muscles that are important for proper dance posture and technique. Gain... See program

Dance Technique YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Foundations of Contemporary NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Come work on basic movement patterns and strengthening your skills in contemporary. Follow that... See program

Hip Hop NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

Explore the world of hip hop music through a combination of street style dance with a touch of... 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 Yoga YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Staff Yoga NEW YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

UVic Staff and Faculty can take time to enjoy a stretch, reduce stress and renew energy. Novice... See program

TRX HIIT YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Yoga for the Inflexible YOUTH ACCESSIBLE

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

Yoga Jam 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

    Advocacy for Inclusive Recreation (AIR) is a collaborative program hosted by the Office of... See program

    Campus Safe Walk ACCESSIBLE

    Campus Security Services provides a safe walk service, which is available to members of the... See program

    FitConnect ACCESSIBLE

    The aim of the FitConnect program is to help UVic students improve their mental health by working... 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 eight players per team. Games are played half court and consist... See sport

    Basketball 5vs5 (Open Comp)

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

    Basketball 5vs5 (Open Rec)

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

    Dodgeball

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

    Flag Football

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

    Futsal

    Teams play 5vs5 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 5vs5 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 eleven players (including the goalkeeper). The game consists of two... See sport

    Outdoor Soccer 7vs7 (Open Comp)

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

    Outdoor Soccer 7vs7 (Open Rec)

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

    Outdoor Soccer 7vs7 (Open Rec)

    Each team consists of seven players on the field (including goalie). Games are two 25-minute... 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 seven players on the field. This is an... See sport

    Ultimate Frisbee (Open Rec)

    Ultimate is a self-officiated sport. Each team consists of seven 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

    Practical Self Defence NEW

    Self-defense is an important skill to have for anyone, regardless of age, gender, or physical... 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

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    Outdoor

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    Racquet sports

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    Badminton Social Play

    Social Play Badminton run in conjunction with the UVIC Badminton Club. The programs brings UVIC... See program

    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

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    Girls Rugby Academy YOUTH

    Vikes Women's Rugby and BC Grassroots Rugby Foundation are excited to partner together and bring... See program

    Pro-D 1/2 Day Climbing Camp NEW YOUTH

    Come and spend part of your Pro-D day with us in the CARSA Climbing Centre! Our talented team of... See program

    Spring Break Half-day Climbing Camp 1 NEW YOUTH

    Vikes Climbing Camp will introduce children to the world of rock climbing in a safe and fun... See program

    Spring Break Half-day Climbing Camp 2 NEW YOUTH

    Vikes climbing camp will introduce children to the world of rock climbing in a safe and fun... See program

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

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