The UBC School of Kinesiology offers a variety of physical activity programs for people of all ages and abilities.
The School of Kinesiology’s Outreach Programs are a series of programs dedicated to community and student engagement. The programs are overseen by an Advisory Board comprised of Kinesiology faculty members, graduate student representative, undergraduate student representative and community partners. Program offerings are run on a daily basis by School of Kinesiology students or alumni, as well as other UBC students, under the supervision of two full-time Program Managers.
The UBC BodyWorks Fitness Centre is an Outreach program of the UBC School of Kinesiology that offers physical activity programs focused on adults and older adults while engaging Kinesiology students as volunteers, fitness instructors and certified Personal Trainers. It is the only fitness centre at UBC that caters to UBC faculty and staff. It welcomes the general public as well. BodyWorks is home to the unique Changing Aging program which offers a fitness program designed for people age 65+ and it also offers specialized programs for those with chronic health conditions, such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes (amongst others).
UBC Active Kids
UBC Active Kids is an outreach program of the UBC School of Kinesiology dedicated to providing opportunities for physical activity to children in a supportive atmosphere and engaging Kinesiology students in professional opportunities. Participants learn physical literacy from qualified coaches and instructors. Programs are offered to participants as young as 12 months old – adults. Specific Programs include Gymnastics, Soccer, Basketball, Multisport, Kids Fit, Youth Fit, Kung Fu, Drop-in Family and Adult Gymnastics, and Summer Camps.
UBC Active Kids
Volunteer and Work Opportunities for KIN Students
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Active Kids offers employment and volunteer opportunities to engage UBC students and alumni in building on their professional skills and knowledge. We look for dynamic, engaging students who value helping others. With a passion for physical activity and knowledge about kinesiology, our staff and volunteers are the backbone of the tremendous success of our various developmentally appropriate recreational programs such as gymnastics, soccer, basketball, and various multisport and physical literacy programs.
BodyWorks delivers unprecedented programs and services for adults across the age-span to live with vitality and a thriving quality of life through the development of fitness and an improvement of health by preventing injury, illness and disease.
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International Summer Camps
UBC School of Kinesiology’s Outreach Programs has partnered with UBC Athletics and Recreation to offer the International Summer Camps program for ages 10-18 years
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