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.
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.
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.
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.
2019 FALL Program Registration:
- Now Open!
- View the 2019 Fall Program Brochure for complete schedules and pricing
Find information about our community partner programs such as soccer, basketball, and multisport / physical literacy. Or, interested in a custom physical activity program for your community, group, or school?
Active Kids offers a wide range of recreational and advanced gymnastics programs, classes, birthday parties, camps, bookings, and special events. Find out more on the following pages:
- Gymnastics Programs
- Gymnastics Summer Camps
- Gymnastics Drop-In
- Gymnastics Group Bookings and Private Lessons
- Gymnastics Birthday Parties
This page contains all you need to get your child active and involved in our programs such as information about Waivers/Consent Forms, Code of Conduct, Refund Policies, Missed classes, Discounts, and more. We also post opportunities on how to get your child involved as a participant in research studies, as well as share articles and research that may be useful for all parents.
Discover how Active Kids collaborates with Kinesiology undergraduate courses to enhance students academic experience and provide experiential learning opportunities. Using our vast community network of families and partners, we also offer research participant recruitment support for grad students and Faculty Members. Find out more on our:
Active Kids is always looking for enthusiastic students who want to become part of our team! We offer a variety of roles, amazing job perks, and in some cases no experience is necessary. Learn more by checking out our:
To learn more about Active Kids and how we engage with communities and students, please view our annual reports below:
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Monday – Friday
8:45am to 4:15pm