Top Summer Sports Camps in Vancouver

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Published Apr 20, 2016

It's time to burn off some energy! Having fun while participating in sports is a great way to enjoy the summer, and these camps are here to help:

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Top Summer Sports Camps in Vancouver


Summer is rolling in fast! Soon school will be over and your kids will be biting at the bit to get out there and get active. Why not keep them happy and healthy at one of our “Top Summer Sports Camps”? Below we’ve listed only the coolest camps that we guarantee any sports enthusiast will love.





Pedalheads®

Pedalheads® has been offering bike camps since 1995. From training wheels to trails, Pedalheads® has safe, fun and challenging bike camps for children ages 2-12. Over 150,000 children have learned to ride with the unique Pedalheads® teaching method in small classes by exceptional instructors.

Half and Full day camps are available all summer.



Timberline Ranch

Timberline Ranch hosts so many diverse activities in 73 acres of woods and farmland, that no one should ever walk away without having their kind of fun!

Activities include a multi-level ropes course, BMX track, archery, swimming, a petting zoo, hayrides, horsemanship, climbing wall rifle range, and more!




Badminton Vancouver

Experience North America’s premier Badminton Facility that was built to bring youth and innovation to the world’s second largest sport. This badminton facility it the world’s largest and most advanced.

Learn from the best, including former Olympians and International level players!




Canlan Ice Sports

Canlan Ice Sports' offers multi-sport and hockey specialty camps.

Themed Multi-Sport Camps offer each camper the unique opportunity to learn new sports and activities while staying active. Regardless of the camp, the focus is on fun and promoting leadership skills.




Diving Locker

Kids Scuba Camp is designed to introduce scuba diving to young people, in a safe and fun atmosphere. Participants will find themselves navigating through hoola hoops, playing underwater frisbee, watching diving movies, and even exploring the scenes at The Vancouver Aquarium.

Camps are open to kids ages 10 to 16.  All gear is provided.




Little Kickers 

Little Kickers has developed a method to “Play not Push”. It means teaching soccer in a fun, pressure-free environment. Instructors give children a positive introduction to sport as a whole, not just soccer, so they’re more likely to stay healthy and active throughout their lives.

The program is designed for kids anywhere from 18 months to 7 years. Little Kickers operates out of two locations in Vancouver.





Leslie Global Sports 

The North Vancouver Hockey School is catered for players playing Novice to Atom in 2015-16. Older and younger players may be eligible on case by case basis. Their innovative methods, allow players to feel both welcome and confident in their abilities. Each day consists of 2 on ice sessions, 1 fitness & 1 sport session. The Olympic Oval Camps in Richmond include a Skills Camp, Elite Femail Camp, and Tryout Prep Camp.




Royal Soccer Club

The Royal City Soccer Club is hosting their 24th summer grassroots soccer day camp...#1 camp in Canada. With 100 locations, the program offers a soccer focus in the morning and a leisure swim and camp activities in the afternoons.

Boys & girls aged 5 to 13 can register for full day or half day sessions. Camps operate during July and August.




Grouse Mountain

Grouse Mountain's Kids' Camp (ages 8-12), and Youth Programs (ages 12-16), include sports such as disc golf, hiking, and rock climbing among their other outdoor activities. Several camps are available to suit your campers' interests.




Vancouver Phoenix Gymnastics

Phoenix Gymnastics offers 8 weeks of half day and full day camps for ages 3-14 between their St. James and Millenium Locations. Camps include gymnastics skill building, activities and various themed outings (only for full day camps) such as Discovery week, Wacky Water week, Fun and Fitness, and Tramp & Tumbling.

Before and after care is available for full day campers.




Vancouver Martial Arts

The Vancouver Martial Arts program is carefully designed to strengthen your child physically and improve his/her ability to listen and learn, and transfer these skills to other aspects of life.

The program works in a progressive manner so your child learns at an age-appropriate pace, laying the foundation for a lifetime of success.





Athletes in Action

University and college soccer players help your child develop fundamental soccer skills. Each day includes exciting competitions, fun fitness, and amazing tournaments.

Every camper gets the individual attention they need to grow as a whole person.





Richmond Gymnastics Association

At RGA, campers will have a chance to do gymnastics with high qualified coaches using the bars, beam, tumbling floor, trampolines, and pommel horse. They will enjoy a variety of challenging games, fun activities and crafts planned for both in and outside the gym. Half day camps (morning or afternoon sessions) and full day camps are available.




Hamilton Community Center

The Hamilton Community Centre offers a wide variety of sport and recreation programs for children ages 3-12 years old.

Camps are offered in Soccer, Basketball, Karate, and multi-sport camps, among several others.





White Rock Recreation and Culture

You won't believe all the different summer camps that your child can take with White Rock Recreation and Culture. Camps are offered in skimboarding, soccer, tennis, art, fencing, YMCA outdoor adventure, and our signature Land'N'Sea day camps.

Sign up for one week or all summer long and enjoy experienced, enthusiastic, and engaged instructors.




JCC Camp Shalom

British Soccer Camps for ages 3-13 are offered in full-day and half-day sessions. This year, girls only camps and Goal keeper clinics will be a new offerings.

Run by professional soccer coaches from England, these week-long programs feature Challenger’s brand of innovative practices; small sided games; camp world cup; character building and fun!




Richmond Archery Club

RAC offers Summer Camp for kids ages of 8 to 16.

This is a Beginner to Intermediate archery program, designed for kids who want to try for archery and gain more than just basic knowledge, in a fun and safe supervised environment. Students will be taught with a recurve bow, and have an opportunity to try compound and Olympic recurve bow.




Did you find a super cool kids sports camp? If not, don’t sweat it! Just check out our comprehensive list of camp providers here. ChatterBlock only posts the best local summer sports camps. So, the only problem you will have is narrowing down which camp your kids will go to!


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