for kids, adults, and schools
Get moving with Active Living
Let us tailor an activity for your group. We are equipped to facilitate a variety of groups, including corporate team building, sports teams, school field trips, adults or children of virtually any age and ability.
Contact us today and see what UCalgary Active Living can do for your group!
We love hosting groups such as:
For school field trips, we can book with any school district and have Master Agreements in place with Public, Separate, Rocky View, and various private schools.
Bring your players in for a team bonding activity, or just a fun season windup. We also customize sport-specific group fitness training to maximize their potential.
Kids and Youth Groups
Almost all of our activities can be tailored to any skill level for different ages and abilities. We love to teach new skills.
Do you need an excuse to get out with your friends or colleagues and do something fun? Choose an activity and let's get started building an experience you'll never forget.
We can arrange a fun group activity for any level of swimmer. Activities range from standard group activities such as a swimming or diving session, or fun pool games like relays or inner tube water polo. Or, we'll work with you to build your own customized activity.
Rental Rates start at $235/hr for groups of 30 or less
(half pool + 3 certified instructors)
OR $450/hr for groups of 60 or less
(full 50m pool + 6 certified instructors)
Additional instructors are $60/hr, one additional instructor is required for every 10 people over the minimum for both half and full pool rentals.
First Aid & CPR
Have a whole group who need to be certified in First Aid? We can set up a private course, complete with test and certification.
Groups need to be a minimum of 10 participants.
Rate: $130 per participant.
Take your pick from our variety of engaging group fitness classes already offered at UCalgary. Favourites include spin, Zumba, or a variety of free weight and body weight workouts.
We can book a private fitness studio in the Kinesiology building, or many of our classes can come to you.
1 hour | 20 people | $95
At the University of Calgary Gymnastics Centre, we can facilitate groups young and old. Once we know the ability level of your group, we can tailor your visit to exactly what you hope to get out of it. Enjoy a fun workshop of everything from flexibility and balance training, to a quick lesson on trampoline, beam, and other apparatus.
We also have a location in Cochrane at the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sport Centre. Trained staff will lead your group and provide program planning for the time period booked. Safety is our first priority and children will be challenged with age-appropraite skills and challenges. For bookings in Cochrane, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mini University's summer camps activities
Campers of all ages are welcome! We know it's not just the kids who enjoy being creative or exploring the latest in active video game technology. Adult groups are more than encouraged to book with us!
Mini U can set up a group booking of kids' favourite camps activities, without having to wait until summer. Get creative with Lego from our Mini Brick Builders camp, or be a gym class hero with some classic gymnasium games.
1.5 hours | 16 people | $95
Book a session with a certified personal trainer and realize the sky's the limit. Your group can work out in a private studio with a program that's crafted specifically around your abilities and goals. Many workouts can be set-up to accommodate a range of skill levels in the same group.
The trainer can also facilitate a Lunch and Learn, speaking on topics such as workplace ergonomics or stretching to combat sitting all day.
1 hour | 14 people | $120
Take a swing at a whole array of racquet sports. We have coaches for squash, pickleball, racquetball, and tennis. Opt for a group lesson from our pros or enjoy a fun mini-tournament in the largest indoor racquet facility in Canada.
1 hour | 24 people | $160
Book a fun skating lesson at one of our two locations: The Olympic Oval or Bowness Park Lagoon. Our instructors can tackle anything from learn-to-skate and intro to hockey, to speed skating and figure skating lessons. We can even include skate rentals for your group.
1 hour | 15 people | $130
Take a break from the busy workday for guided yoga and visualization to calm and refocus your group in our Yoga & Meditation option. Or opt for Roll and Release Yoga, featuring stretching and muscle release to relax and energize your team. If you have something specific in mind, we can work with you to create the class that suits your needs.
1 hour | 20 people | $95
Our friends at the UCalgary Outdoor Centre have a ton of great activities to get you moving, many in the breathtaking backdrop of Alberta's backyard. Activities include paddling, rafting, camping, backpacking, hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, climbing, and bouldering.
Take a look at their group bookings page here. If you are interested in combining one of the Outdoor Centre activities into a booking with activities from Active Living, simply note that when you fill out the Custom Group Activities booking request form.