Looking for a new and exciting school field trip to challenge your students? ActiveU is a great way to get elementary, middle school and high school students active and expose them to the University of Alberta.

Our ActiveU Field Trips 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!

Get a full day of activities with our three field trip options: Sport and Recreation; Sport, Recreation and Education; Sport Performance. Field trip options are available for school groups ages 5-7, ages 8-11 and ages 12+ and older.

Field trips run from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. with a half hour lunch break.

Activities may vary depending on month and location. ActiveU is offered on North Campus in the Van Vliet Complex and on South Campus at Saville Community Sports Centre.


Field Trip Options

  • Sport and Recreation

    Our Sport and Recreation option emphasizes having fun while learning different sports and activities! This program is catered to students of all abilities.

    Students will have the opportunity to participate in three sport and recreation activities.

  • Sport Recreation and Education

    Our Educational component provides students the opportunity to learn about a wide variety of topics such as the importance of nutrition, staying active and the chance to meet and talk with U of A Varsity Athletes!

    Students will have the opportunity to participate in two sport and recreation activities and one classroom session.

  • Sport Performance

    Our Sport Performance option focuses on healthy athlete development.

    Students will have the opportunity to participate in two sport performance activities and one classroom session that focuses on overall athlete development.

Age Groups

  • 5-7 years old

    Sport and Recreation

    Students have the opportunity to choose activities from:

    - Sportball
    - Obstacle course/relay
    - Fitness and games
    - Aquatics*

    *Aquatics is not available at Saville Community Sports Centre.

  • 8-11 years old

    Sport and Recreation

    Students have the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of activities such as:

    - Aquatics*
    - Climbing*
    - Curling**
    - Dance
    - Martial Arts
    - Squash
    - Adapted sports such as goalball
    - and many more!

    *Climbing and Aquatics are not available at Saville Community Sport Centre.
    **Curling is not available at Van Vliet Complex.

    Sport, Recreation and Education

    Choose from the wide range of recreational activities included in our Sport and Recreation option. There will also be an educational class provided by the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation.

  • 12+ years old

    Sport and Recreation

    Students have the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of activities such as:

    - Aquatics*
    - Climbing*
    - Curling**
    - Dance
    - Martial Arts
    - Squash
    - Adapted sports such as goalball
    - and many more!

    *Climbing and Aquatics are not available at Saville Community Sport Centre.
    **Curling is not available at North Campus.

    Sport, Recreation and Education

    Choose from the wide range of recreational activities included in our Sport and Recreation option. Includes an educational class provided by the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation.

    Sport Performance

    Choose from a variety of fitness activities and sport performance activities. Includes an educational class provided by the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation.