Space filling up at sports camps

PacificSport Vancouver Island’s summer camps provide a wide range of activities and sports.

Parents hoping to register their children in PacificSport Vancouver Island’s multisport summer camps need to act soon – space is filling up quickly.

“It’s such a good program here in the community, a great way for kids to learn and experience a wide range of activities and sports in just one week,” said Jonathan Przybyl, a coach at the XploreSportZ and ActiveStar camps.

XploreSportZ encourages children ages seven to 12 to explore a variety of sports in a fun and relaxed environment under the direction of qualified coaches.

It focuses on fundamental skill development through a combination of play in a safe, positive and challenging environment. Some sports offered during the week include canoe/kayak, judo, baseball, bounce ball, swimming and ultimate frisbee.

The camps run Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 30 to Aug. 3 at Uplands Park Elementary School and Aug. 13-17 (girls only) at Fairview Community School.

ActiveStar is a new camp geared for children (four to six years old) and their parents to discover and enjoy different activities and sports together.

It incorporates a variety of body movements which are fun and deliver age-appropriate fundamental skill development.  Parent participation is encouraged but not mandatory.

The camp runs Monday to Friday, 9-11 a.m. Aug 20-24 at Departure Bay Activity Centre.

July 16 – 20 at Departure Bay Activity Centre.

For more information, please go to or call 250-740-6572.