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Secondary School Counsellors Conference. Thursday & Friday, October 15-16, 2009. Overview of Presentation Varsity Athletics Vikes Recreation Student Employment Facilities. Student Affairs. Vikes Athletics and Recreation. Vikes Athletics (Varsity). - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Secondary School Counsellors Conference Thursday & Friday, October 15-16, 2009

  • Overview of PresentationVarsity AthleticsVikes RecreationStudent EmploymentFacilities

  • Student Affairs

  • Vikes Athletics and Recreation

  • Vikes Athletics (Varsity)16 Teams in 8 different sportsBasketball, Cross Country/Track, Field Hockey, Golf, Rowing, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming326 Varsity Student-Athletes from across campus (not including novice and developmental athletes)11 full-time and 20 part-time coaches64 national championship titlesOne of the most successful university athletic programs in Canada

  • Tradition of Champions45 CIS National Champions19 Canadian Univ. Championships247 Championship Medals156 Olympians60 Medals won at Olympics

  • Our Student-Athletes60 Vikes athletes received Academic All-Canadian status for 2008-09 and were recognized at the Academic All-Canadian LuncheonOf the 326, 2009-10 varsity roster: - 240 are from BC; - 81 are from other provinces; and - 5 are from out of the countryOf the 240 from BC: - 79 are from Victoria; - 39 from Vancouver Island; - 81 from the Lower Mainland; and - 41 are from other parts of BC

  • Associated MembershipsCIS (Canadian Interuniversity Sport)CWUAA (Canada West Universities Athletic Association)12 full members2 probationary3 applicationsNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

  • On Campus Student-Athlete SupportWorking together to recruit, retain and graduate our studentsFlexibility in balancing training schedules, team travel with course work and examsFaculty participation at the Academic All-Canadian LuncheonStudent Affairs (Health Services, Residence, Counselling)Athletes by Faculty 09-10

    Business - 10 Education - 43 Engineering - 17 Fine Arts - 6 Human and Social Dev - 4 Humanities - 46 Law - 5 Science - 83 Social Sciences 112

  • Common QuestionsHow can I play for the Vikes?Are there scholarships available?Where can I find out more information?www.govikesgo.comWhat opportunities are available for me to be involved with Vikes outside of playing?

  • Vikes RecreationCommitted to providing a wide variety of programs and services to engage students and staff to live a healthy, active life through:One of the largest fitness weight centres in Western Canada Convenient aquafit and fitness classes Various informal recreation (drop-in) opportunities Play sports without getting cut in a competitive and social intramurals program Classes including yoga, martial arts, tennis and dance Student-led sports and recreation clubs Great special events

  • Recreation by the NumbersOver a half million facility visits annually7,000 students in Intramurals across 323 teams2,000 students across 26 Sport Clubs2,000+ across 60 Instructional courses

  • Vikes Recreation contdAquaticsPrograms for students Swimming lessonsLeadership coursesFirst aid courses and recertification

    Services for students Length swimming throughout the dayEveryone Welcome swims

    Provides pool space UVic clubs and facultiesCommunity groups

  • Health & FitnessExamples of programs:Pilates Fusion FlowYin/Yang Yoga (all levels)Powerflow Yoga (all levels)Yoga Core BootcampSpin and group fitness classes Personal training servicesOutdoor RecreationRent outdoor equipmentOutdoor trip planningVikes Recreation contd

  • Vikes Recreation contdIntramurals 19 different activities offering 43 leagues from recreational to competitiveTournaments including Dodge ball, Basketball, Tennis, Soccer, Volleyball and Sand VolleyballParticipation ladders in Squash, Racquetball, Tennis, Table Tennis and BadmintonFocus on social interaction and staying active

  • Vikes Recreation contdSport Clubs Led by students, for students, in an active and social environmentWide range of recreational or competitive opportunities Some of the current 26 sport and recreation clubs:BadmintonEquestrianFencingIce Hockey For information:

  • Informal Recreation

    Drop-in ActivitiesBadminton, soccer, volleyball and basketball in our open gymsHockey and skating in arenaTennis on our indoor and outdoor courtsSquash on one of our eight squash courtsBall hockey in the field house

    Special EventsSeptember Pool PartyCampus ChaseCurling BonspielDive-In Movie

    Vikes Recreation contd

  • Common Questions?How do I sign up for classes, programs and intramurals? do I get for free and what do I have to pay for?Are there any jobs available?

  • Student EmploymentStudent leadership opportunities (club captains, intramurals, varsity)

    Vikes Recreation300+ part-time student staff (summer camps, equipment desk attendants, field attendants, officials, intramural supervisors, etc)$500,000 annually distributed in student wages

    Vikes Athletics50 students are employed through work study programs$54,000 annually distributed in student wages

  • FacilitiesMcKinnon BuildingMcKinnon indoor pool (6 x 25m lengths; dive tank with 1m diving board)Apparatus gym3 basketball courtsDance studioWeight room

    Ian Stewart ComplexOutdoor pool (6 x 25m lengths) - open early May-end of September5 indoor and 7 outdoor tennis courts; 8 squash and racquetball courts; 6 table tennis tablesGymnasiumIce rinkDance studioFitness Weight Centre

  • Facilities contdFields3 artificial turfsWater based field hockey turfHigh performance grass pitches (Wallace and Centennial Stadium)

    Centennial StadiumNew seatingSoccerTrack and field

  • New Facility ProjectUVic students are above-average users of recreation facilitiesIn 2007, UVic conducted a Comprehensive Facility Assessment Two phased project proposedPhase 1 new Athletic and Recreation and CanAssist facility ($58.7 Million)Phase 2 renovation to existing McKinnon building and new 50 meter aquatic facilityStudent Consultation Process

  • BenefitsState of the art athletic and recreation space to meet quality and capacity challengesInclusive facilityLocation for StudentsElements of New FacilityNew Fitness and Weight Centre on 2 floors Spin Studio and Yoga and Pilates Studio New and improved Field house for multiple sports and activities 2,000 seat spectator gym that converts multiple basketball and volleyball courts Indoor walking and jogging track Varsity weight and training spaces Sports injury clinic60 foot climbing towerNew Facility Project

  • Thank you

    Any questions?