Sport Western

Activity Descriptions

JK- Grade 3

Basketball

  • Students will learn the fundamentals of basketball, including dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense skills.  This activity may culminate in a group scrimmage.    

Capture the Flag

  • Played on UC Hill, students will challenge each other to a traditional game of Capture the Flag.

Circle Games

  • Inclusive games for the whole class!  Groups will be encouraged to work together as a whole, promoting a greater sense of class community and cooperation.

Dodgeball

  • Students battle against each other in a safe and fun environment, in a traditional game of dodgeball.

Parachute Games

  • Students will play a variety of parachute games.  Emphasis will be on group cohesiveness, cooperation, and fun!

Soccer

  • Students will learn the fundamentals of soccer, including dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense.  This activity may culminate in a group scrimmage.   

Swimming

  • Students will have the opportunity to swim in our beautiful indoor swimming pool located in the Western Student Recreation Centre.

Track & Field

  • Students will learn the foundations of movement while developing physical literacy skills.  Students will have the opportunity to try various track and field events including running, jumping, and throwing.

Grade 4-8

Archery

  • Students will learn the basics of archery in a safe and fun environment.  All archery specific equipment is provided.  In the event of inclement weather, alternate activities will be provided.

Ball Hockey

  • Students will develop their stick handling, passing, and shooting skills.  This activity may culminate in a group scrimmage.

Basketball

  • Students will learn the fundamentals of basketball, including dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense skills.  This activity may culminate in a group scrimmage.

Capture the Flag

  • Played on UC Hill, students will challenge each other to a traditional game of Capture the Flag.

Cooperative Games

  • Small group games designed for students to work and cooperate with one another, in order to solve a problem or succeed as a team.  Emphasis is on participation, challenge, and fun.  

Dodgeball

  • Students will battle against each other in a safe and fun environment, in a traditional game of dodgeball.

Flag Football

  • Students will be introduced to the game of football in a safe, fun, non-contact environment.  Instruction will focus on individual skills such as passing, receiving and running. 

Lacrosse

  • Students will be introduced to the game of lacrosse in a fun, safe, non-contact environment.  Instruction will focus on individual skills such as passing, receiving, and shooting. 

Soccer

  • Students will learn the fundamentals of soccer, including dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense.  This activity may culminate in a group scrimmage.

Swimming

  • Students will have the opportunity to swim in our beautiful indoor swimming pool located in the Western Student Recreation Centre. 

Tchoukball

  • Students will have the opportunity to play the fastest hand-ball sport in the world today!  Tchouckball encourages one aim, the avoidance of conflicts and the perfection of play.

Track & Field

  • Students will learn the foundations of movement while developing physical literacy skills.  Students will have the opportunity to try various track and field events including running, jumping, and throwing.

Ultimate Frisbee

  • Students will play against each other in a non-contact game of Ultimate Frisbee.

Volleyball

  • Students will learn the fundamentals of volleyball including passing, volleying, and serving.  This activity may culminate in a group scrimmage.