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Special Events and Leisure Activities

Please check back for updated status on programming.
In the meantime, visit our Outdoor Recreation virtual programming and Fitness virtual programming pages for some engaging content.

The safety of our students, employees, and broader community continues to be the priority.

For more information please click on the links below, or contact Shane.Hyde@viu.ca 

Wildplay Monkido Adventure

$40/person

10:30am - 2pm

Sunday, Oct 11

at Wildplay

REGISTER HERE

 

Participants will meet either at Wildplay Adventure Park or at the VIU Gym. The group will then travel through the obstacle course in the trees made up of all different high rope adventures and zip lines. 

 

Paintball

$40/person

10:30am - 2pm

Sunday, Nov 8

Central Island Paintball

REGISTER HERE

 

This activity is an all-day event starting at the University where we transport the group to an area near the Nanaimo River. Here the group will be supplied with camouflage gear, head protection, guns and a start-up of ammunition. The group will be split into teams and will compete in a series of competitions including capture the flag. The team will then be dropped back off at the VIU gym. This event is rain or shine and fills up fast so do not hesitate to register.

Axe Throwing

 

$40/person

10:30am - 2pm

Sunday, Dec 6

TBA  

REGISTER HERE

The group will meet at the axe throwing location or at the VIU Gym. The teams will be put through some axe throwing challenges and you will compete with your fellow students to see who has the most accuracy.

 

 

Walk with your Dog Group

$10/person

Thursdays

9am-10:30am

REGISTER HERE

Each week you will be given a location to meet up with other fellow students. You will be required to have a well behaved K9 companion with you. The group will take part in both on and off leash areas. Dog treats will be provided. Dogs must not show any signs of aggression or you and your dog will be asked to leave.