VIU Outdoor Recreation - Surfing

Vancouver IslandUniversity

Outdoor Recreation

Mariners Athletics and Recreation

Outdoor Recreation

* There are no programs currently offered.

Our Activities

On Land

Conquer mountain trails, explore picturesque parks, rise above rock walls, and wind through coastal forests. Our hiking, biking, and climbing experiences can be challenging or geared for beginners.

Examples include:

  • Hiking
  • Group Mountain Biking
  • Bouldering and Indoor Rock Climbing
  • Caving

On Water

On Water

Take advantage of the rivers, lakes, and an ocean at your doorstep. Guided kayaking, paddling, and surfing adventures await along with seasonal raft guide and sea kayak courses.

Examples include:

  • Kayaking
  • River Rafting
  • Surfing
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding

On Snow

When winter hits in Canada, we go outdoors! Join a crew of snow-seekers and hit the slopes for a day of downhill or cross-country skiing, snowboarding, or snowshoeing. Our snow-based outdoor recreation programs run from January to March. We can’t wait for you to join us!

Examples include:

  • Build (and sleep!) in a snow shelter
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Snowshoeing

kayak rolling

Leadership and Certification

  • BCROA - Raft Guides Course


Explore the outdoors.

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