Mid Week Activity
Date & Time 
Location 
Price
Important Trip Information
Kayak Rolling Sessions

Jan 30
Feb 20
Mar 20

7:30pm - 9:30pm

Nanaimo Aquatic 
Centre

$5/student
$10/non-student

  kayak rolling 2018.pdf
Indoor Rock Climbing

Jan 17
Jan 24
Feb 7
Feb 14
Feb 21

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Romper Room

$7/student
$12/non-student

 Indoor Rock Climbing Info

 

Weekend Activities
Date & Time
Location
Price
Important Trip Information
Sea Kayaking

Mar 24

10:00am- 4:00pm

Local

$20/student
$30/non-student

Sea Kayak Info
Cross Country Skiing

Feb 3
Feb 17

8:00am-5:30pm

Mt Washington

$28/student
$34/non-student

Cross Country Skiing
Stand Up Paddle Board

Feb 18

10:00am - 2:30pm

Local

$20/student
$30/non-student

Stand Up Paddle Board Info
Hiking

Feb 11
8:00am-7:00pm

Mar 10
8:00am-7:00pm

Juan de Fuca Trail


Botanical Beach      

$18/student
$25/non-student

Hiking - Juan de Fuca Trail Info

Botanical Beach Hike

Waterfall Hiking

Jan 14
10:00am-3:30pm

 

Rosewall Falls

 

 

$14/student
$28/non-student

Waterfall Hike - Rosewall Falls Info


Avalanche Awareness 101

Jan 27

8:00am - 5:30pm

Mt Washington

$26/student
$52/non-student

Avalanche Awareness
Snow Shoeing

Jan 13
9:00am - 5:30pm

Feb 10
9:00am - 5:30pm

Mt. Washington

Forbidden Plateau

$22/student
$34/non-student

Snowshoe
Surfing Day Trip

Feb 24
Mar 25
Apr 8

7:00am - 7:30pm

Tofino

$44/student
$88/non-student

Surfing Day Trip Info 
Indoor Rock Climbing

Feb 4

11:00am - 3:00pm

Romper Room

$14/student
$20/non-student

Indoor Rock Climbing Info
Snowshoe or Hike

Dec 3

9:00am - 6:00pm

Local

$26/student
$52/non-student

Snowshoe or Hike Info

Surfing/Night Skiing

Mar 31

7:00am-11:00pm

Local

$75/student
$150/non-student

Surf / Night Skiing

Rafting

Apr 1
Apr 7
Apr 15

9:00am-4:00pm

Local

$38/student
$76/non-student

Rafting

 

Leadership and Certification
Date & Time
Location
Price
Important Trip
Information
Raft Guides Course (BCROA)

April 23-29

8:30am-5pm

Nanaimo $398/student
598/non-student
Raft Guides Course
Sea Kayak Level 1 Certification May 21-25 Nanaimo $398/student
$598/non-student
Sea Kayak Level 1 Course
Overnight Activities
Date & Time
Location
Price
Important Trip Information
How to Build Snow Shelters

Jan 20-21

10:00pm - 11:30am

Mt Washington

$30/student
$60/non-student

How to Build Snow Shelters
Surfing Weekend (3 days)

Mar 16-18

12:00pm - 6:00pm

Ucluelet

$80/student
$160/non-student

Surfing Weekend 3 day
Surfing, Spring Break Learn to Surf (4 Days)

Feb 26-Mar 1

8:00am - 6:00pm

Ucluelet

$214/student
$350/non-student

Surf Spring Break
Canoe Adventure (3 days)

Mar 30-Apr 1 

9:00am - 5:30pm

Quadra   Island

$48/student
$98/non-student

3 Day Canoe
Storm Watching Weekend (3 days)

Jan 26-28

12:00pm - 6:00pm

Ucluelet

$68/student
$136/non-student

Storm Watch

For activities that have been modified due to weather, refunds will be allocated on a case to case basis.

Outdoor Recreation Programs provide students the opportunity to take part in a wide variety of outdoor activities at a very reasonable cost. If you are interested in kayaking, climbing, skiing, caving, rafting, surfing, or hiking, then Outdoor Recreation provides the activity for you. We also supply the transportation, instruction and equipment. Come on out and try a new sport and meet new friends. Please note all programs will run, rain or shine. The programs listed are introductions to the activities and are suitable for novices or participants unfamiliar with the sports advertised. Many programs require a moderate level of fitness and may expose the participant to cold and wet weather and snow, ice and muddy conditions. We may alter the program somewhat due to inclement weather but it will not be cancelled. What do I wear on a Outdoor Recreation Event?

Please read the Special Policy for Outdoor Recreation Programs. Students under 19 years of age MUST arrange to have a parent or guardian sign the waiver forms in person, before we can accept registrations. Registration Information

 

For further information contact:

Matt Kellow, MA
Outdoor Recreation Coordinator/Technician
Building 190, Room 206
250 740 6306
Matt.Kellow@viu.ca

Gregg Cormie, MA
Outdoor Recreation Technician
Gregg.Cormie@viu.ca

For registration information contact the Gym or go here to register online: VIU Campus Rec & Mariner Athletics

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