Active Kids

Home of Active Kids Gymnastics, Sport, Physical Literacy, and Community Engagement

The Active Kids Program is an Outreach program of the UBC School of Kinesiology. We provide recreational gymnastics, sport, and physical activity programs and classes to individuals and communities of all ages and levels of ability. Our philosophy emphasizes fun, inclusive, developmentally appropriate, organized, safe, purposeful, and active movement experiences. We encourage physical literacy development and sport-specific skill acquisition, and promote lifelong participation in physical activity.

Announcements & Updates

The 2024 Summer Term will run from Tues July 2 - Sun Aug 27.

Registration for all Summer FULL DAY Camps is OPEN!

Registration for all Summer HALF DAY Camps, weekly classes, and birthdays is OPEN!

Click here to view the Summer Brochure with the schedule overview and pricing!

All schedules are also available in our Online Calendar.

To be prepared to register:

For Spring 2024, Gymnastics Drop-In is now cashless and moving online!

Registration will open 1 week before the session on our Online Calendar.

For more details, please view our Online Drop-In Policies and Gymnastics Drop-In Page.

2024 Spring

The 2024 Spring Term will run from Mon April 29 - Sun June 23.

Registration for all Spring programs is OPEN!

Click here to view the Spring Brochure with the schedule overview and pricing!

All schedules are also available in our Online Calendar.

We are excited to announce the launch of our new Healthy Eating Tips booklet created by UBC Active Kids and UBC School of Kinesiology faculty and students!

This booklet includes nutrition tips from the School of Kinesiology covering ideas for healthy eating habits, meal planning, Indigenous food and nutrition and lots of family-friendly recipes!

Click here  to read and share with friends and family!

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO START CREATING YOUR ACCOUNT

Who needs an account?

Anyone wanting to register for an Active Kids program, class, event, camp, lesson, booking, or service, must have a valid account. An account is required for both online registration and if you contact us to register over the phone. This includes all UBC staff, faculty, or members of the general public. Accounts must be setup with the parent as the primary contact, and then the child's name and information as part of the account profile. Please contact us if you require support, kin.outreach@ubc.ca or 604-822-0207.

 

Vision

Be a recognized UBC leader and a signature program of the School of Kinesiology for engaging with diverse communities through evidence based physical activity programming for children and youth, and for developing rich experiential learning opportunities for Kinesiology students, while supporting academic learning, research, and strategic initiatives for the School.

Mission

Develop and deliver exceptional evidence based physical activity programs that provide positive sport experiences, physical literacy development, and empower children and youth to be healthy and physically active for life. Offer UBC students valuable professional career experience, access to leadership and training resources, and practical application experience enhancing their academic pursuits.

Values

Fun, Safety, Student Development, Physical Literacy, Skill Development, Health and Wellbeing, Collaboration, Mentorship and Leadership, Experiential Learning, Professional Development, Diversity, Respect, Inclusivity, Knowledge Translation, Positive Physical Activity Experience, Academic Learning, Research, Community

Annual Reports

To learn more about Active Kids please view our annual reports below:

2017

2018 / 2019