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Campus Recreation's Clinics are back for 2021-2022!

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 Climb

The Learn-To Climb program is intended for beginner and intermediate climbers who are interested in improving their climbing skills. A certified instructor will provide participants direction and offer their expertise. Participants must have paid and completed the wall orientation prior to attending this program. Participants do not need to bring a partner.

Term 2 Dates:
February 5th, 2022
February 12th , 2022
February 19th , 2022
February 26th , 2022
Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: PAC Climbing Wall
Limit: 4

Learn-to Racquetball

Want to learn a fast and strategic game?  This is an introductory clinic teaching fundamental racquetball skills; hitting mechanics, basic footwork, and the rules of the game. Equipment will be provided for the clinic and is available for free to USask students at the rental desk in the PAC.

Term 2 Dates/Times:
Wednesdays
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
February 2/9/16, 2022
Location:
PAC Racquetball Courts
Price:
$10
Limit:
8 players

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 23/30, 2022 and February 6/20 2022
Location:  Physical Activity Complex Pool
Session 1 11:30am - 1:30pm
Price: $30
Limit: 12

 

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
             5:00 - 6:30 pm
             OR
            
October 30, November 6, 2021
             3:30pm - 5:00pm

 

Term 2: ***Postponed***


Price: $10
Limit: 8

 

Learn-to Self Defense

(3 part series)

Women Empowered is a self defense program that will teach you how to neutralize the 20 most common attacks ranging from having your hair grabbed to being pinned to the ground by a weapon-bearing assailant.  Beyond the physical techniques, Women Empowered also reinforces awareness principles, risk assessment, and verbal and psychological strategies a woman can use to set safe boundaries with others – even if the perpetrator is someone she knows. At the core of this mindset is the belief that we are worth defending!

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

Term 2:
February 7/14/28, 2022
Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Location: PAC Room 295
Price: $20
Limit: 20

 

Bootcamp

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 2:
10 week program - 2 days per week
January 25 - April 7, 2022, excluding the February break
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 6:00 pm
Location: Education Balcony
Price: $100        
Limit: 12

OR

10 week program - 2 days per week
January 25 - April 7, 2022, excluding the February break
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 7:15 pm
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 2:
10 week program - 2 days per week
January 24th – April 6th, 2022 excluding the February break
Time: Mondays & Wednesdays @ 6:00 pm
Location: Education Balcony
Price: $160 non-member, $100 member     
Limit: 12

 OR

10 week program - 2 days per week
January 24th – April 6th, 2022 excluding the February break
Time: Mondays & Wednesdays @ 7:15 pm
Location: Education Balcony
Price: $160 non-member, $100 member     
Limit: 12



Morning Bootcamp

(10 Week Program)

If you want to start the day off right and build strength and muscular endurance while the sun is coming up, then this class is for you. Your certified personal trainer will take you through a combination of full body resistance training circuits and cardio intervals to achieve your fitness goals.

Term 2:
10 week program - 3 days per week
January 24th – April 6th,2022 excluding the February break
Time: Monday, Wednesday & Friday @ 6:35 am
Location: PAC 101
Price: $240 non-member, $150 member       
Limit: 12

 OR

10 week program - 2 days per week
January 25th – April 7th,2022 excluding the February break
Time: Tuesday & Thursday @ 7:30 am
Location: PAC 101
Price: $160 non-member, $100 member       
Limit: 12

Virtual Student's Only Bootcamp

(8 Week Program)

Do you want to work with a personal trainer, but don’t really want to leave your house? You will have access to two videos per week of instructional content/workouts and a trainer at your virtual fingertips to ask questions.  Whether you are working out at home with little equipment or in the gym this program with cater to you.

 

Term 2:
8 week Program
January 17th – March 16th, 2022 excluding the February break)
Location: Online
Free to USask Students 
Register!

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

Virtual Winter Camping Clinic

February 28 – March 21, 2022

Have you ever considered going camping during a Canadian winter? Camping can be done during all seasons of the year, even the cold ones. Learn everything you need to know about camping in the winter, from where you should go, to how to sleep and keep warm. This virtual clinic run by the expert staff at Outter Limits will teach you all of the tips and tricks you need to know to conquer a winter camping adventure.

Free to USask students who have been accessed the recreation fee.

Registrants will be contacted by a manager once they have registered with a link to the weekly videos.

If you have questions please email cr.virtualprograms@usask.ca

Questions?

Room 222, Physical Activity Complex (PAC)

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