Looking for a new and exciting school field trip or a corporate team building day? Our ActiveU program includes 2 different streams. Our Youth stream are field trip-based experiences while our Adult stream focuses on Corporate Team Building experiences.

Youth field trips
Campus & Community Recreation’s Youth ActiveU is a field trip program designed for elementary, middle school, and high school students. It’s a great way for these age groups to get active and expose them to the University of Alberta. Our ActiveU programs meet Alberta's physical education curriculum requirements! Being active means health benefits for a lifetime!
  • A - Activity
  • B - Benefit's Health
  • C - Cooperation
  • D - Do it Daily - for Life! 

Age Groups
Age groups range from elementary to high school-aged students (6-17 years old). Groups are paired together based on age group range. We have a variety of different options to choose from with our ActiveU programs to suit your age group needs.
Activity Offerings
Some examples of activities we offer include:

Gym / Field Activities:

  • Team Sports such as Volleyball, Basketball, Floor Hockey, Dodgeball, etc.
  • Adapted Physical Activity such as Goalball
  • Physical Literacy Games such as tag, parachute games, bean bag games, obstacle course, relays, sportball etc.
  • Outdoor Games such as Soccer, Ultimate, etc.

Instructor Led Class:

  • Fitness Classes such as Yoga, Zumba, Spin, etc.
  • Dance Classes such as KPop, Hip Hop, etc.
  • Martial Arts Classes such as Kickboxing, Taekwondo, etc.
  • Resistance Training

Facility Specialities:

  • Aquatics (Van Vliet Centre only)
  • Climbing (Van Vliet Centre only)
  • Curling (Saville Centre only)
  • Squash & Wallyball (Van Vliet Centre Only

Wellness Education:

  • Lecture Programs on Nutrition, Hydration, Exercise, Physical and Mental Health, etc.
  • Crafts and DIY Leisure such as Healthy Snack Creation, Beading, Cross Stitching, etc.
  • Exercise Program Creation for sports teams and programs

Activities may vary depending on facility, equipment, and staff availability. ActiveU is offered on North Campus in the Van Vliet Complex and on South Campus at Saville Community Sports Centre.

Price Packages

We offer Half Day or Full Day packages as part of our ActiveU programs:

Half Day

10AM - 12PM OR 12PM - 2PM

Full Day

9:30AM - 2:30PM


  • 2 hours of gym/field activity
  • 1 hour of gym/field activity OR 1 instructor led class


  • 2.5 hours of gym/field time (3 x 50 minute activities)
  • 1 instructor led class
  • 30 minute lunch period


  • 1-1.5 hours of climbing OR aquatics
  • 1 hour of gym time OR 1 instructor led class OR 1 wellness education class
  • 30 minute lunch period


  • 1.5 hours of climbing or aquatics
  • 1 hour of instructor led class OR 1 wellness education class
  • 1 hour of gym time
  • 30 minute lunch period


  • Fully customizable


  • Fully customizable


All price packages include:
  • Instructors
  • Facilities
  • Equipment
  • Staff (where applicable)
  • Logistics / organization
  • Each child receive a sticker and/or lanyard

  • Group minimum for all Youth ActiveU programs is 15 participants.
  • Groups exceeding a total of 50 students will receive a 15% discount on their invoice.
  • Groups exceeding a total of 100 students will receive a 25% discount on their invoice.

Teachers are responsible for the overall supervision of the groups. One teacher must be with all groups at all times. Parent volunteers are welcome but do not “count” as a teacher.


  1. Requests - 1 month out
  2. Confirmation - 2 weeks before booking
  3. Payment - 1 week before booking
  4. Waivers / Forms Submission - 1 week before booking
  5. Arrival - 15 minutes before start of activity

Youth Field Trip requests should be submitted at least 1 month in advance to allow appropriate time for program coordination, permission slip distribution and collection, and invoicing.


2-662 Van Vliet Complex
University of Alberta

Danielle Smith