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Youth

How can youth experience active healthy living at UVic?

Introduce your child to UVic through our sport and recreation programs for children and youth. Research shows that kids who have fun while participating in physical activity are more likely to stay active and healthy for life!

Leverage our world-class facilities and expert staff to bring movement, physical literacy and an active lifestyle to your children all year round.

View Youth programs.

Mini Thunder summer camps

🌞 Vikes Summer Camps are coming! 🌞

We are excited for the return of summer weather, summer holidays and of course Vikes Summer Camps! Keep your kids busy and active with a variety of fun indoor and outdoor camps over the summer.

Registration opens April 4, 2022 and the programs kick off the week of July 4th. See the summer camps section.

Contact

Questions about youth programs?

Email: vikescommunity@uvic.ca

Location

Youth programs take place all around our facilities. Check program details for exact location. View map.


Mini Thunder at a birthday party
More for the kids!
We also offer birthday parties! Get the party out of the house and celebrate your birthday with the Vikes!

Upcoming schedule

Coming up in May and June:

Programs

YOUTH

Vikes Active Living youth program - Pro-D Day Camp

Pro-D Day Camp

$60

Spend your Pro-D-Day with the Vikes! Fantastic Vikes camp leaders are back to plan a day filled with games, sports, crafts and more! Campers will also get some time on CARSA's Climbing Wall on both the bouldering wall and climbing tower

Requirements: Children 5 years of age must currently be attending kindergarten

Class level: All welcome.

Youth: 5-12 years

Equipment: Necessary equipment is provided.

Location: McKinnon Dance Studio, CARSA Climbing Centre, McKinnon Gym
Dates: May 20
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for each
Time: Friday at 8:15AM–4:00PM

Register

YOUTH

Vikes Active Living youth program - Track and Field - Mini Vikes

Track and Field - Mini Vikes

$110

Mini Vikes Track & Field is an introduction to track and field development skills. Children are given instruction on all basic motor skills through running, jumping and throwing with an emphasis on FUN and PLAY. This program also develops physical literacy, promotes Long Term Athlete Development and will be led by trained Vikes varsity athletes as the coaches.

Class level: All welcome.

Youth: 5-8 years

Location: CARSA Field House sprint lanes,
Dates: April 3 – June 12
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 9 Weeks each
Time: Sunday at 11:30AM–12:30PM • Thursday at 4:30PM–5:30AM

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NEW YOUTH

Vikes Active Living youth program - Track and Field Mini Vikes Combination

Track and Field Mini Vikes Combination

$198

Mini Vikes Track & Field is an introduction to track and field development skills. Children are given instruction on all basic motor skills through running, jumping and throwing with an emphasis on FUN and PLAY.This program also develops physical literacy, promotes Long Term Athlete Development and will be led by trained Vikes varsity athletes as the coaches. For track enthusiasts who want to sign up for 2 days a week, consider registering for both Thursday and Sunday programs and you’ll receive a 10% discount. Each day will have a different program and focus on varying skills. Participants will also receive free entry into 3 Mini Vikes Relay competitions with the Relay Finals integrated with the Victoria Track Classic international track meet June 16th.

Class level: Beginner. Beginner friendly 😊.

Youth: 5-8 years

Location: CARSA Field House Sprint Lanes
Dates: April 3 – June 12
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for 9 weeks each
Time: Thursday at 4:30PM–5:30PM • Sunday at 11:30AM–12:30PM

Register

NEW YOUTH

Vikes Active Living youth program - Vikes Long Term Athletic Development - Invasion /Speed Power Sports

Vikes Long Term Athletic Development - Invasion /Speed Power Sports

$699

This training program is for healthy athletes between the ages of 13 and 18. Athletes will increase performance by developing competency of key movement and developing strength and power. Athletes competing in volleyball, basketball, hockey, football, rugby as well any other sport that requires high levels of athleticism would greatly benefit from this program.

More information can be found here: Vikes Rec Athletic Development and any further questions can be send to Dana Agar-Newman at vikesstrength@uvic.ca.

Class level: All welcome.

Youth: 13-18 years

Location: Centennial Weight Room
Dates: September 13 – December 10
Program intervals: Runs 1 time(s) for 13 weeks each
Time: Monday at 6:00PM–7:30PM • Wednesday at 6:00PM–7:30PM • Friday at 6:00PM–7:30PM

Registration coming soon

All prices valid as of May 2, 2022. All prices include GST.


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