VIU students take a break during the VIU Amazing Race

Special Events

Head out with a group of fellow VIU students for a full day of fun and activities on our Intramural Special Events!

Registration for Spring 2024 programs opens at 8 a.m. on January 4.

VIU students are ready to play paintball


Sunday, February 11

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

This activity is an all-day event starting at the University where we transport the group to an area near the Nanaimo River. Here, the group will be supplied with camouflage gear, head protection, guns and a start-up of ammunition. The group will be split into teams and will compete in a series of competitions including Capture the Flag. The team will then be dropped back off at the VIU gym. This event is rain or shine and fills up fast so do not hesitate to register.

Register for Paintball

Skiing at Mount Washington, BC, Canada

Mt. Washington Ski & Snowboard Trip

Friday, March 15

7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

This is a downhill ski/snowboard trip. The trip starts at the VIU gym at 7 a.m. where we will pick you up and transport the group to Mount Washington. The trip includes a lift pass, transportation to and from VIU and a lesson if you want one. The lessons are for either beginner, intermediate or advanced skiers. The only thing that is not included on this trip is rentals. This trip is a very good deal and will fill up fast. For those people looking to meet new people and have some fun this is the trip for you.

Register for the Ski / Snowboard Trip

VIU students race as part of The VIU Amazing Race

The VIU Amazing Race *Cancelled for 2024