School of Kinesiology

Announcements and Updates

Winter Term Gymnastics Registration- JANUARY 2021

Please mark your calendars! The Registration Day for Jan – Mar 2021 gymnastics programs will OPEN THE FIRST WEEK OF JANUARY 2021.

The exact date is still TBD and we will notify you as soon as it is ready to be announced.


NEW Online Registration System- CREATE YOUR ACCOUNT NOW!

In preparation for the launch of our Winter 2021 programs we’ve transitioned to a new registration system. All current and new clients will have to create a brand new account and add your children. We encourage you to do so right away, so that your registration experience this January goes as smoothly as possible. Click here to access the new system and create your account.

For more information please visit our website at www.kin.ubc.ca/activekids


Still owed a credit from the Winter 2020 term OR Are you an Excel Gymnastics or Trampoline and Tumble participant?

It is very important that you create your new account then complete this survey before Sun Jan 3 at 11:59PM. The survey is now available, please click here. We will require this information in order to process your credit and to register for an Excel or Tramp and Tumble program. Please visit our website for more information: www.kin.ubc.ca/activekids


Vancouver Coastal Health Update

We know that there are many concerns and questions about which sport and physical activity programs are able to continue being offered in BC. Active Kids has received confirmation that our Safety Plan has been reviewed by Vancouver Coastal health and that we have been approved to continue operating. Rest assured we will continue to monitor and communicate all updates and the associated impact on your child’s Active Kids class. Please feel free to also review our safety plan at www.kin.ubc.ca/activekids/FAQ


Active Kids Survey is Closed- THANKS FOR YOUR FEEDBACK

We’d like to thank all of you who took the time to provide feedback about our winter term. The pandemic has resulted in many changes and we appreciate your feedback. Please know that we will be using all information received to help guide decisions for next term.

Exercising While Wearing a Mask Does Not Disrupt Oxygen Intake

While you wear a mask, you may find it harder to breath, however a recent study has shown that wearing a mask does not affect our affect arterial oxygen levels, or compromise the lungs while exercising.

Click here to learn more.

5 Ways to Get Your Kids off Their Screens and Active

Excessive screen time has been shown to cause sleep deprivation, increased risk of inattentiveness and aggression, and for other activities to be ignored.

Click here to read five tips on how to get your child off their screens and more active.

Nutrition Tips from the School of Kinesiology

If you're looking for ways to countdown the days until the holidays, follow this 12 day holiday cheer advent calendar!

Click here for recipes and activities you can follow along with your family!

Call: 604-822-0207

Online: http://kin.ubc.ca/activekids

In Person: Osborne Centre
6108 Thunderbird Blvd. Vancouver B.C V6T 1Z1