Campus Recreation's Clinics are back for Fall 2021!

Campus Recreation's Learn-to's are designed to give those students the opportunity to experience something for the first time or to brush up on a sport or activity you haven't played for some time. It's a great way to try an activity out before joining a club or a league. There are always new offerings being added so check our website often for updates.

Learn-to Fence

This is an introductory clinic teaching fundamental fencing skills; basic footwork, bladework, and rules of the game. We also offer the opportunity for chaired athletes to participate as wheelchairs can be provided for those wishing to try this exciting clinic.

Term 1: November 7, 2021
Term 2: March 6, 2022
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: PAC studio
Price: $10
Limit: 16


Learn-to Kayak

(4 Part Series)

Learn to Kayak sessions teach the basic safety and paddling skills of the kayak. In the course you will learn: Wet Exits, T-Rescues, a variety of strokes, technical skills, as well as an introduction to the kayak roll. This course teaches the basics for those who have always wanted to kayak but never had the chance. It is also a great course to take for anyone interested in purchasing a kayak to brush up on skills and learn some new things.  All 4 part series kayak instructional courses will include four - 2 hour sessions of instruction at the Physical Activity Complex pool and use of club kayaks, equipment and paddles.  Please note:  based on manufacturers guidelines, the kayaks provided to participate in this program have restricted cockpit dimensions and weight limitations (approximately 210 lbs).  Participants must bring their own bathing suit and towel.

Term 1: September 19/26 and October 3/17, 2021
Term 2: January 16/23/30, 2022 and February 6, 2022
Location:  Physical Activity Complex Pool
Session 1 1 1:00am - 12:30pm
Session 2  12:30pm - 2:00 pm
Price: $30
Limit: 12


Instructional Hockey Sessions

Hockey instructional sessions with Coach Babcock and his Huskie Hockey staff will provide the opportunity for all USask students to refine their skills. Instructional skill sessions will run for a 10 week period, offered on Tuesday or Thursday nights at 5:30 PM. Over the course of 10 weekly sessions you will gain skills in skating, puck handling, puck protection, shooting, and a greater overall understanding of the game. Each week will provide a new theme to help hone your craft. The ability to skate and own hockey equipment is required.

USask students only

Program Length: 10 weeks
Location: Merlis Belsher Place
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 pm (10 weeks)
Term 1 Dates: Tuesday September 21 – November 30, 2021 and Thursday September 23 – December 2, 2021 
Term 2 Dates: Tuesday January 14 – March 15 and Thursday January 6 – March 17
Registration: $200 (plus GST)



Learn-to Belly Dance

(2 part series)

Belly Dance or “Raqs Sharki” is an elegant and expressive art form originating from the Middle East. The dance has flowing, sensual movements of the torso, elegant movements of the hands alternating with shaking and shimmy movement of the hips. In this class we’ll do some work with veil work, hip work, moving across the floor and learn some short combinations.

Dates: Not offered due to COVID-19
Time: N/A
Location: PAC Studio
Price: N/A
Limit: N/A


Learn-to SCUBA

PADI Discover Scuba Diving program lets you experience the thrill of diving under the supervision of a PADI Professional in pool or pool-like conditions. During your adventure, you’ll master some basic concepts and scuba skills and might even head off to experience an open water adventure.  When you participate in a Discover Scuba Diving program, you discover excitement and adventure - freedom and serenity. Nothing compares to the “weightless” exhilaration of breathing underwater. Only a diver knows the feeling! 

Term 1: October 24, 2021
Term 2: March 20, 2022
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: PAC Pool
Price: $25
Limit: 12

Learn-to Play Squash

(2 part series)

This clinic is intended to get people started playing squash so they can safely enjoy this fast-paced exciting sport. Learn the basics of squash including safety, rules, how to score, the basic strokes - forehand, backhand, serving, returning serve, court movement and much more. Open to all students and PAC members.

Term 1: October 28, November 4, 2021 and October 30, November 6, 2021
Term 2: TBD
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm and 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Price: $10
Limit: 8


Learn-to Self Defense

We are committed to your wellness and safety. Join our Personal Safety and Awareness Program. Develop an awareness of your surroundings, learn a few simple self-defence skills to stay safe. Instructors from Fitness 2J2 are experienced professionals from Law Enforcement and military backgrounds dedicated to community engagement and safety.

There is an active portion in this course so please dress appropriately. 

Term 1: Not offered due to COVID-19
Term 2: Not offered due to COVID-19
Time: N/A
Location: PAC Room 295
Price: N/A
Limit: N/A



Student Only Bootcamp

(10 Week Program - 2 days per week)

Do you want to work with a personal trainer, but don't want to pay big fees? In collaboration with HPC, Campus Recreation is offering a student only Bootcamp at the Education balcony. In these group fitness sessions your personal trainer will put you through a mix of strength training circuits and cardio intervals that will show you how to push your limits to help you reach your goals.

Term 1: September 21 - December 2, 2021, excluding the November break.
Term 2: TBD
Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30pm
Location: Education Balcony
Price: $100
Limit: 12


Women's Only Bootcamp

(10 Week Program)

If you’re looking to build strength and get more fit in a private women only setting then this class is for you. Your female certified personal trainer will take you through a series of strength training circuits and cardio intervals to push you to reach your fitness goals

Term 1: September 27 - December 8, 2021, excluding the November break.
Term 2: TBD
Time:  Mondays at 6:30pm and Wednesday at 6:30pm
Location: Education Balcony
Price: $160/non-member, $100/member
Limits: 12

PAC Stretch & Refresh

Stretching is one of the most important elements of fitness but also one of the most overlooked.  This stretch and refresh class will teach you a number of different methods of how to stretch and lengthen your muscles to leave you feeling better than ever!

Term 2: TBD
Time: N/A
Location:  PAC Fit Studio
Price: N/A
Limit: N/A

Winter Clinics

Winter Biking Clinic

Interested in staying active during the winter? Biking is a great form of exercise & transportation, but can be dangerous during those slippery months. Whether you are looking for tips on what bike to purchase, what conditions are safe to ride, or other tips, the team at Bruce’s Cycle Works will provide you with lots of useful information through these virtual sessions.

February 7th - 28th, 2022

Winter Running Clinic

Interested in staying active? Whether you are an avid runner, or just starting these virtual running sessions will provide you with all of the important tools you need to be successful and safe at running in all seasons. Tips including what equipment you should use, proper running conditions, and important safety measures which will be provided by the team at Brainsport!

January 17 - February 7, 2022


Room 222, Physical Activity Complex (PAC)

Office Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday