Summer Sports Camps for Children in Victoria BC

by hwilde on May 16, 2012

Many parents in Victoria are looking for fun activities to keep the children fit and occupied over the summer school break.  There are so many options for summer sports camps for children in Victoria BC that you will surely be able to find something to suit your child, whether they are exploring a variety of sports, or honing their skills at a high level.

There are programs for younger children, like:

Active Kids – Multi Sport – offered at the Esquimalt Recreation Centre for children aged 5-8.  This half-day camp focusses on developing a love of physical activity at an early age. Classes include games, mini skills lessons and a series of high energy activities.

Sporty Kids Camp – a program for 5-7 year olds at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence that works on your childs’ overall development of fundamental movement skills like running, jumping, catching, kicking and throwing in a well–structured, fun environment utilizing a wide range of sports, games and drills.

There are gender-based programs like:

Abstract Volleyball Camp – for boys aged 12-15.  Led by Jesse Knight who has 15 years of CIS, NCAA, and International Coaching experience, this camp will also include nutritional and mental training strategies, leadership training, a recruiting seminar and yoga training geared towards improving an athlete’s performance.  This program is also offered separately to girls.

Strikezone Girls Softball – at Juan de Fuca Rec Centre, this program teaches girls aged 8-12 how to throw and catch, hit, base run, the rules of the game, and game tactics all in a fun atmosphere.

Summer Soccer Camp – offered by EM Sports Academy is an advanced week long summer camp provide a unique training camp for serious elite male or female players aged 9-17 looking for advanced soccer skills/fitness/agility/power/tactical and technical training.

This representation of summer sports programs for children in Victoria BC is just a drop in the overflowing bucket of possibilities.  Check out your local recreation centre or the website Childs Play 101 for more.


Victoria BC Realtor Heather Wilde was raised and educated in Winnipeg. After graduating from both the University of Winnipeg (Bachelor of Arts) and the University of Manitoba Faculty of Education she relocated to British Columbia in 1975. Her career in real estate has been successful due to her commitment to and genuine pleasure at helping families find homes and properties for sale in Victoria BC. Heather was licensed as a Realtor in 1976 and since then has worked hard to achieve a high standard of performance; consistently attaining a Victoria Real Estate Board MLS Gold Award. If you ask Heather, she will undoubtedly say that although it’s nice to be recognized in the industry through performance awards, what really drives her success is the relationships and friendships she forges with the families that she helps. Many of Heather’s former clients have become close friends, and many of her close friends have become clients. That says a lot about her dedication to providing professional service while maintaining a friendly rapport with clients. Heather loves to travel the world (preferrably on a cruise ship!) and also enjoys tennis and bridge during her spare time. As of January 2014, Heather has retired from her real estate career.

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