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 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.

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.

Mission

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

Values

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

 

Subject: Fall 2020 Programs…WE’RE BACK!!!

 

Dear Parents and Families,

 

We are very pleased to announce that we are re-opening select Gymnastics and Multisport programs this October! In order to be prepared for registration day and have your child ready for their classes, please mark the following dates on your calenders:

 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE RELEASED: Fri Oct 9: at 3:00pm

Please visit our Gymnastics programs page at: www.kin.ubc.ca/activekids/gymnastics

Please visit our Parent FAQ page for all COVID-19 information at: www.kin.ubc.ca/activekids/FAQ

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS: Wed Oct 14: at 7:00am

Online registration: opens Wednesday Oct 14 at 7AM

Phone registration: Wednesday Oct 14 from 9AM-4PM

In-person registration: not available

 

PROGRAMS WILL START on Mon Oct 26

This will be the week that all programs start in person at the UBC Osborne Center. If you have any questions we will be regularly responding to emails at kin.outreach@ubc.ca, and taking phone calls on Wednesdays from 10am-1pm, 604-822-0207.

 

Programs, Community, Engagement and Collaboration

Community, Sport, and Physical Literacy Programs
Gymnastics Programs
Gymnastics Summer Camps
Gymnastics Drop-In
Gymnastics Birthday Parties
Gymnastics Group Bookings and Private Lessons
FAQ, Policies, Info for Parents, and Community Resources
Academic Collaboration and Research Support
Student Engagement, Employment, Volunteer, and Training Info

 

Annual Reports

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

2017

2018 / 2019

 

Contact Us

Register Online

604-822-0207

kin.outreach@ubc.ca

Osborne Centre, 6108 Thunderbird Blvd.
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Monday – Friday
8:45am to 4:15pm