Summer Sport Camps

Oval Summer Sport Camps offer more variety and provide opportunities for young sport enthusiasts, around Metro Vancouver.

Whether your child is interested in trying a new sport, or dream of pursuing a competitive career, we will set the foundation for their active future.

MULTIPLE CAMP registration discounts must be made in person or over the phone at time of registration; this discount type is not available online.

Multi-Sport

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Explorer Tot Camp 4-5YRS, CO-ED

Oval Explorer Tots will experience it all; multi-sport games, physical movement fundamentals and a few 30 minute skating lessons throughout the week. Come explore the Richmond Olympic Oval! Camp includes skate and helmet rentals.

Sport Tots Camp 4-5YRS, CO-ED

Fun activities will introduce children to sport. Focus will be on developing fundamental movement skills like throwing, running, jumping, catching, balance and coordination through games. Traditional sports such as baseball, soccer, and basketball will be modified to match the development level of participants.

NEW! Get Skills CANADA 150 6-12YRS, CO-ED

Get Skills gives your camper the chance to try a wide variety of activities, from climbing on our indoor rock wall to traditional sports such as soccer, basketball, badminton and more.

Get Skills 6-12YRS, CO-ED

The ultimate multi- sport experience! Kids will take part in a variety of Oval activities from climbing on our indoor rock wall to traditional sports such as soccer, basketball, badminton and plenty of fun games, it will be an action packed week. This sport camp is based on Canadian Sport for Life – the goal of Oval camps is to build fundamental movement skills such as catching, running, jumping, throwing, balance and coordination, while instilling the confidence and passion to play sport for life!

Try Triathlon Camp 9-13YRS, CO-ED

Swim! Bike! Run! The sport of triathlon is a racing event which test athletes in three different disciplines: swimming, biking and running. In this introductory camp participants will learn the basics of each part of the race through fun games. Aspects of the sport such as transitioning between activities, and supporting other racers will also be emphasized. The week will wrap up with a mini-event! Participants must feel comfortable in deep water and bring their own bike and helmet.

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Badminton

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Racquet, Paddle n’ Putter Tots Camp 4-5YRS, CO-ED

Introduce Badminton, Tennis and Table Tennis to your Tot!  Learn the proper movements associated with badminton, progressive tennis and table tennis in our world class facility. Participants will be introduced to rules of the games and learn proper grips, basic shots and body positioning.

Racquet, Paddle n’ Putter Camp 6-9YRS, CO-ED

Learn the proper movements associated with badminton, table tennis, progressive tennis and golf – all sports that utilize hand-eye coordination and striking skills. Participants will be introduced to rules of the games and learn various grips, shots, basic footwork, and body positioning, while developing fundamental athletic movements.

Badminton Blast Camp 9-15YRS, CO-ED

Blast your skills to the next level in this camp for both beginners and advanced players. This camp will provide instruction on the rules of the game while challenging players’ abilities. Participants will be instructed on skills ranging from serving, strokes, footwork, body positioning and more. Players can expect both singles and doubles play in mini-tournament framework.

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Baseball

Baseball Summer Camp 6-10YRS, CO-ED

Catching, Hitting, Throwing – get ready to learn and have fun at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Learn the basics of baseball and have fun in the Oval’s batting cages.

Performance Development Baseball Camp 11-13YRS, CO-ED

Be the difference maker! Performance Development Baseball Camp will give you the time to work on your technique while the competition takes a holiday.

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Camp Combo

Figure Skating Prep Camp Combo 6-12 YRS, GIRLS

Dance & Cheer Camp paired with Learn to Skate Camp is a perfect combination to learn the basic skills required for figure skating. In the morning, Dance & Cheer Camp will have participants moving to the beat by learning musicality, choreography and rhythm.

Dragon Birdy Camp Combo 9-12YRS, CO-ED

Dragon Boat in the morning and have a Badminton Blast in the afternoon! This camp combo provides the variety of paddling on the Fraser River in the team sport of Dragon Boating, then focusing on individual Badminton skills in the afternoon in Badminton Blast Camp.

Hockey Cross-Training Power Camp Combo 9-12YRS, CO-ED

Calling all hockey players! The ultimate cross-training activities to advance your skills while having a blast. Originating in Europe, many European born NHL players use Floorball in their off-season to keep their skills sharp. Floorball Skills Camp will focus on stick handling skills, creative playmaking, passing and shooting.

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Get Outdoors Camp 6-12YRS, CO-ED

Gear up for mornings of adventure with our GET OUTDOORS camp, a mixture of biking and climbing on the Oval’s indoor rock wall, designed to challenge participants in a safe and comfortable environment.

NEW! Extreme Get Outdoors Camp 9-12YRS, CO-ED

Building off our GET OUTDOORS camp, this Extreme week of adventure will have bike crazed kids riding different trails across the lower mainland. Bikers will visit trails in Stanley Park, Lynn Canyon and Delta Watershed park.

Outdoor Athlete Camp 13-15YRS, CO-ED

A week of adventure! Participants will test their athletics in outdoor pursuits such as standup paddleboarding, hiking, rowing, rock climbing and sports such as ultimate frisbee.

NEW! Extreme Outdoor Athlete Camp 13-15YRS, CO-ED

A week of extreme adventure and exploration! Participants will test their athletics in outdoor pursuits such as archery tag, hiking, ziplining and high ropes courses and sports such as ultimate Frisbee, rowing and rock climbing.

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Dance + Cheer

Dance + Cheer Camp 6-13YRS, GIRLS

Presented in partnership with Panther Cheer, this camp is a must-do for any cheer or dance fan! Performing with popular upbeat music in a fun and enjoyable environment, young athletes will concentrate on chants, high energy dance moves, flexibility and strength.

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Fencing

Fencing Skills Camp 6-12YRS, CO-ED

Learn what it takes to be a sword master in the historic sport of fencing, one of the only sports featured in every modern Olympic Games. We’ve teamed up with Igor Gantsevich, member of the Senior National Fencing Team and Head Coach at Dynamo Fencing to develop this exciting sport camp.

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FloorBall

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Floorball Skills Camp 9-12 YRS

The Richmond Oval is excited to offer a week-long camp dedicated to Floorball, an exciting European sport gaining increased popularity in Canada. Develop both individual techniques, such as stick-handling, passing, receiving, shooting, and game play tactics.

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Girls Only

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GO! Girls in Motion Camp 6-12YRS, GIRLS

This camp is designed specifically to meet the needs of girls. Activities will focus on sports and physical activities which are traditionally female-oriented such as Rhythmic Gymnastics, Synchronized Swimming, Cheer Leading and Figure Skating.

Girls Only Sport Camp 9-12YRS, GIRLS

A chance to build sport skills and confidence in a girls only environment this is a special week of the summer. The camp will focus on skill development in ball sports such as volleyball, basketball, soccer, baseball and tennis while emphasizing the enjoyment of the social aspect of sport.

Girls Only Fit & Fun Camp 13-16YRS, GIRLS

Focused on fitness rather than sport this camp aims to introduce young women to different modes of physical activity in a fun and social environment. Activities include group fitness yoga, and spin class, plus intros to resistance training and running as well as indoor rock climbing, rowing, and dance.

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Golf

Learn to Golf Camp 6-12YRS, CO-ED

The Richmond Oval has partnered with Zone Golf Academy to provide an introductory camp over March break. This camp will provide players the opportunity to develop knowledge and appreciation for the sport of golf. Throughout this camp athletes will learn proper technique for putting, pitching, chipping and full swing while using a variety of different golf clubs.

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Outdoor Camps

NEW! Get Outdoors Camping Edition 9-16YRS, CO-ED

The best introduction to back-packing and camping! Campers will connect with the natural environment with an overnight camping at Golden Ear provincial park for 2 nights.

Get Outdoors Camp 9-12YRS, CO-ED

Bike crazed kids ride strong this summer with our team of GET OUTDOORS sport leaders. This full day camp will test participants through challenging bike rides and rock climbing!

NEW! Extreme Get Outdoors Camp 9-12YRS, CO-ED

Building off our GET OUTDOORS camp, this Extreme week of adventure will have bike crazed kids riding different trails across the lower mainland. Bikers will visit trails in Stanley Park, Lynn Canyon and Delta Watershed park.

Outdoor Athlete Camp 13-15YRS, CO-ED

A week of adventure! Participants will test their athletics in outdoor pursuits such as standup paddleboarding, hiking, rowing, rock climbing and sports such as ultimate frisbee.

NEW! Extreme Outdoor Athlete Camp 13-15YRS, CO-ED

A week of extreme adventure and exploration! Participants will test their athletics in outdoor pursuits such as archery tag, hiking, ziplining and high ropes courses and sports such as ultimate Frisbee, rowing and rock climbing.

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Hockey

Hockey Tots Camp 4-5YRS, CO-ED

Time to start playing hockey! Tots get introduced to Canada’s game through fun activities and games which focus on fundamental skating and hockey skills.

Hockey Skills Development Camp 6-9YRS, CO-ED

This camp is intended for beginner to intermediate players with some hockey experience. Skill-intensive drills in a fun and upbeat style will build strong fundamental skills of power skating, puck handling, passing, and shooting.

NEW! Hockey Camp 7-13YRS, CO-ED

This camp is intended for intermediate to advanced players with experience playing H3, H4 or Atom Level hockey. This full day camp will have skill-intensive drills focusing on power skating, puck handling, passing, shooting with fun activities and small-area games.

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Power Skating

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Entry Power Skating Camps

Participants will learn skating technique to optimize their stride and maximize their power output by improving efficiency, explosiveness and edge control. This camp will be led by experienced Oval coaches.

Intermediate/Advanced

Participants will learn skating technique to optimize their stride and maximize their power output by improving efficiency, explosiveness and edge control. Please note: Athletes must be able to successfully complete forwards and backwards skating with an understanding of inside and outside edges, basic crossovers and parallel stopping on both the left and right sides. Athletes should have experience playing at a H3, H4 or Atom level. Full hockey gear is required. Participants will be on ice for 1.5hrs

Advanced

Participants will learn skating technique to optimize their stride and maximize their power output by improving efficiency, explosiveness and edge control. Please note: Athletes must be able to successfully complete forwards and backwards skating with an understanding of inside and outside edges, basic crossovers and parallel stopping on both the left and right sides. Athletes should have experience playing at a H3, H4 or Atom level. Full hockey gear is required. Participants will be on ice for 1.5hrs

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Rowing

Learn to Row 13-15YRS, CO-ED

The camp is designed for those new to rowing. Learn the basics of the stroke sequence and blade work in our state of the art indoor rowing tank and on ergometers (rowing machines). Trips to the UBC Boathouse will allow young athletes to transfer their skills while training on the water.

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Rugby

NEW! Rookie Rugby Camp 6-9YRS, CO-ED

Learn one of Canada’s fastest growing sport with this introduction to Rookie Rugby! This is a non-contact form of rugby where players use flags to tackle. Players will work on individual skills such as passing accuracy and catching technique, as well as work in a team environment to help develop defensive strategies and learn offensive attacking and scoring tactics. This camp is an introductory to the sport focusing on basic rugby principles and skills.

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Skating

Learn to Skate Camp 6-12YRS, CO-ED

Complete your Learn to Skate levels at Camp! Participants will skate an average of an hour per day which is the equivalent of two full skating lessons. Qualified Learn to Skate Instructors will teach skills and give campers opportunity to practice through fun ice-games.

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Speed Skating

Learn to Speed Skate Camp 8-14YRS, CO-ED

Do you have the need for speed? Learn the basics of speed skating on a short course in this week-long camp for beginners or novice speed skaters. Learning the sport in the Richmond Olympic Oval where the Canadian National Team took Gold in numerous Olympic Long Track events in 2010 will be a unique experience.

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Soccer

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Brazilian Soccer School Camp 6-9YRS, CO-ED

This camp is coached by Huw Harris of Brazilian Soccer School. Soccer loving kids get the chance to advance their skills while having fun. The basics of soccer such as ball control, passing, and dribbling will be taught. Fun games oriented to expand participants’ agility, balance, coordination and foot dexterity will be played.

Brazilian Soccer School Camp 9-12YRS, CO-ED

This camp is lead by Huw Harris of Brazilian Soccer School. Participants can expect to focus on developing ball control, technical skills of passing and shooting, speed, creative play and game tactics. Demos and drills will help with skill refinement while games and scrimmages will allow for practice simulating game play. Players should have some soccer experience. All participants must wear shin pads.

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Sport Leadership

Active Life & Leadership Camp 11-14YRS, CO-ED

This specialized camp is a combination of awesome sports and fitness activities and sessions focused on leadership development. Participants will learn how to belay on the Oval’s indoor rock climbing wall.

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Sport Leadership Program 14-18YRS, CO-ED

This unique program offers youth an opportunity to develop their leadership skills through sport. Participants will complete two National Coaching Certification Program courses, Fundamental Movement Skills and Making Ethical Decisions.

For details Click HERE and to apply please contact Sydney Harrison by email: sharrison@richmondoval.ca or phone: 778-296-1404
Deadline to apply June 1, 2017

Swim & Paddle

Learn to Dragon Boat 9-12YRS, CO-ED

Get in on the excitement and take part in the fastest growing paddling sport in North America. Dragon Boating is a truly inclusive sport that promotes friendship, teamwork and fun.

NEW! Get Wet Camp 9-12YRS, CO-ED

Do you want a totally unique experience this summer? GET WET provides an opportunity to dive into exploring all the activities and communities surrounding indoor and outdoor pools across Richmond and Vancouver.

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Table Tennis

Table Tennis Camp 6-15YRS, CO-ED

Table Tennis camps at the Oval range from beginner to expert. Oval Coaches will focus on serving, footwork techniques as well as forehand and backhand skills. Participants will have access to first-class, international standard table tennis tables and high performance coaching.

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Volleyball

Atomic 1 and 2 Volleyball Summer Camp 9-12YRS, CO-ED

Atomic Volleyball camp is a one week camp that will allow athletes to improve their skills while their competition takes a holiday. Atomic volleyball is for those who already enjoy the game of volleyball or those just being introduced to the sport.

Performance Development Volleyball Summer Camp

Performance Development volleyball  is designed for those athletes ready to take their game to the next level.  With an emphasis on position specific training, strength and conditioning, and improving the complete package of skills, this camp will move athletes towards success.

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Extra supervision

Cross Training Combo Afternoon Supervision

For Participants in Power Skating Camp ending in the afternoon at 2:30pm who want to extend their camp day until 4:00pm, this hour and a half of camp will feature multi-sport activities, joining in with the Get Skills Camp.

Extra Supervision

Need a little flexibility in your schedule? Our Extra Supervision time will keep your Oval Kid busy with interactive games, sporting activities or an opportunity to have some free time, all supervised by our experience camp leaders. Lunch Supervision is free if you register for two half-day camps during the same week.

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Camp Lunch Program

Sport camps is teaming up with the Oval Café with the Camp Lunch program providing warm lunches every day of camp!

This Summer, Sport Camps and the O Café have teamed up to offer Lunch Packages for every day of the week. A different hot lunch is made and delivered to our lunch supervision for those that choose to add it on to their camp registration. The Camp Lunch Program is only available for FULL DAY Camps and LUNCH SUPERVISION registration.

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High Performance Summer Camps

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HIGH PERFORMANCE Hockey Summer Camps

The Richmond Olympic Oval is committed to raising the abilities and performance of local players, and in turn Canadian Hockey. We are excited to offer Summer High Performance Hockey Camps for Atom through to Junior Level players. Our year round programming integrates Hockey Canada’s Long Term Player Development Model.

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High Performance Hockey Pre-Season Prep Camp

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Speed Skating

Club Development Camp 9-14YRS, CO-ED

The Club Development Camp under the supervision of the Head Coach, Short Track Legacy Program, is a performance development opportunity for club speed skaters 9-14 years old who participate in a competitive stream at the local and regional level.

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Volleyball

Performance Development Beach Volleyball Summer Camp 14-16YRS, CO-ED

Feel the sand between your toes, and the summer air in your face.  This summer take your beach game to a new level.  Oval beach camps will focus on individual skill development with emphasis placed on court specific positioning and partner training.

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High Performance Volleyball Summer Camp 14-16YRS, GIRLS

Volleyball Canada Centre of Excellence High Performance camp is targeted for athletes ages 14-16 who are passionate about volleyball and love high energy training sessions.

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Meet our Camp Leaders

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Mon-Fri: 6:00am-11:00pm
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* MULTI-CAMP  DISCOUNTS are applied to all second or more camps of equal or lessor value. Supervision & Camp Combos are not eligible for this discount. Please Note: Registration discounts must be made in person or over the phone at time of registration; this discount type is not available online.

*July Summer Camps – No refunds, credits, or camp transfers are permitted after June 1, 2017
*August Summer Camps – No refunds, credits, or camp transfers are permitted after July 1, 2017

Questions?

Oval Sport Camp FAQs  Information for Parents

If you have a question that you can’t find the answer to, feel free to contact us.

Front desk: 778-296-1400
Camp Programmer: 778-296-1405
Email: camps@richmondoval.ca