Summer camps. Spring break camps. PD day camps. When school is out, the pool is the place to be. Our camps teach basic aquatics skills in a positive environment that is challenging and fun. Time is also spent on dryland activities each day.
Youth camps are co-ed and are suitable for children from 5 to 16 years old and are designed to engage swimmers of various experience and skill-levels. Swimmers are supervised an hour before camp, over the noon hour and for an hour after each camp. Lunch is not provided; campers need to bring their own lunch.
Due to restrictions related to COVID-19, Aquatic camps have been cancelled for fall.
Aqua Troopers Camps
Aqua Troopers Camps combine the excitement of the pool environment with the fun of dryland games. Your child becomes more comfortable and confident in the water. Ages 5–8.
Aquatic Adventure Camps
With pool activities dry-land games, this recreational camp has something for everyone! Campers participate in aquatic activities like swimming, lifesaving sport skills, and play on the log roll, water runner and inner tubes. The focus is on keeping participants ACTIVE and having FUN! Ages 8–12.
Babysitter Certification Camps
These camps cover everything from managing difficult behaviours to professional conduct as a babysitter. Campers will have the opportunity to earn their Red Cross Babysitting certificate and will apply their course learnings in practical simulations. In addition, participants will learn the fundamentals of active supervision and learn how to keep those in their care safe in, on and around the water. Ages 11-16 or completed grade 5.
Bronze Club Camps
Participants will refine their judgement, fitness, and lifesaving skill in this camp. Suitable for those who are looking to earn their Bronze Medals certifications as well as those who have achieved certification and are looking to keep their skills sharp. If desired, campers will have the opportunity to participate in a Bronze Challenge Exam on the last day of the camp and earn certification (additional exam fee of $20/award). Ages 12-16 or completed Bronze Star.
Leaders in Training
Leaders in Training Participants will learn about active supervision in a recreational setting, how to work with children of all ages, emergency first aid skills, and water safety skills in, on and around the water. They will also prepare for a job interview, develop a professional resume, receive a letter of reference and a certificate upon completion. Hands-on experience is gained throughout the camp. Ages 12–16.
Swim Training Camps
These camps are for swimmers who want to keep practicing during the summer. Focusing on lifesaving sport, maintaining personal bests, stroke efficiency, strength and endurance, these swimmers will also participate in a variety of dry-land training sessions guided by our team. This activity-packed camp has very little down time! Ages 6-13.
Forms and waivers
Please print off and complete the forms. They will be collected during registration. If you are having problems viewing the forms or require more information before completing the forms, please call the appropriate contact for each camp.
The package includes:
Used to collect health and emergency contact information for all campers.
Allows photographs to be taken of campers participating in camp activities for possible use in MacEwan University sport camp promotions.
Consent, waiver and release by parent or guardian.
Camp behavioural expectations
Outlines expectations and responsibilities of participants.