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RECREATION

student life

Winter 2019 Program Guide


FITNESS FACILITY SERVICES Please sign up at okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife

Okanagan College is committed to promoting health and wellness as a lifestyle choice for all eligible students. Our facility offers a wide range of cardio machines and strength training options. Memberships can be purchased online for $10. Cards are activated based on your enrollment and program dates and will be automatically reactivated for returning students. FITNESS FACILITY HOURS OF OPERATION Mon - Thu 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. Fri 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sat 12 - 4 p.m. Please note: we are closed on all statutory holidays and holiday weekends. February reading week hours will be Tuesday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. WEIGHT ROOM ORIENTATION Learn how to use the fitness facility equipment safely and effectively under the guidance of our staff. Group Orientations: Our fitness specialist will book a maximum of four people per orientation. Book your orientation online at okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife and a fitness specialist will contact you.

COMMUNITY GROUP FITNESS PARTNERS

In partnership with Global Fitness, Ekahi Center for Yoga and Parkinson Recreation Centre, Okanagan College is happy to provide free group fitness classes and pool passes for students at these facilities. Please visit the Athletics, Recreation and Student Life office (A 105) to find out how you can access these classes.

To register for events and services please visit okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife All students already have an account. Sign in & click on ‘forgot your password’ using your preferred email address that Okanagan College has for you.

Outdoor Adventure Program Athletics, Recreation, and Student Life is excited to continue with the Outdoor Adventure Program. This program is intended to introduce students to fun recreational activities that are found in the Okanagan area. We will be giving away prizes on each excursion with a grand prize giveaway at the end of the semester! Look for the Outdoor Adventure Program logo attached to the events that qualify.


BIG WHITE SKI RESORT Please sign up at okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife

$10 FRIDAY NIGHTS Bus ride to and from Big White is FREE for Okanagan College students. You MUST sign up for the bus at okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife by the Thursday prior to departure date. Lift tickets and rentals are payable at the mountain. Dates: Jan. 11 & 25, Feb. 1 & 8 and Mar. 8 Time: Meet in the Atrium of the E building at 3:30 p.m. *Cost: $10 lift ticket, $10 Rentals payable on the mountain Sign up: okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife Sign up deadline: Thursday prior to departure date by 3:30 p.m. STUDENT DAY Join us for a fabulous day on the hill with 50% off lift tickets, rentals and lessons. Never skied or snowboarded before? No problem; ask us about the Beginner Packages. Date: Sat, Jan. 19 Time: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Meet in the Atrium of the E Building at 7:15 a.m. Bus departs Campus at 7:30 a.m. promptly and will leave Big White 4:30 p.m. *Cost: Lift tickets $45, two-hour lesson $35, equipment rentals $35 includes helmet, Full Day Beginner Package $130, ½ Day Beginner Package $100 FREE transportation for all Okanagan College students. Sign up: okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife Sign up deadline: Mon, Jan 14 ADVENTURE DAY Come explore everything Big White has to offer. With skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoeing and ice skating it will be hard to decide which one to do. This trip begins with FREE transportation from Okanagan College to Big White. Date: Saturday, March 2 Time: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Meet in the Atrium of the E Building at 7:15 am. Bus departs Campus at 7:30 am promptly and will leave Big White 4:30 pm *Cost: Lift tickets $45, two-hour lesson $35, equipment rentals $35 includes helmet, Full Day Beginner Package $130; ½ Day Beginner Package $100, ** Snowshoe Package $55 (includes snowshoe trail pass & rentals and 1.5 hour lesson), Tubing or Skate Rental (Rink use is free) $12 each Sign up: okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife Sign up deadline: Mon, February 25 *Does NOT include GST **Please note there is a minimum of three people needed for snowshoe package

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SPORTS & LEAGUES Join the fun!

COYOTES BASEBALL The Okanagan College Coyotes Baseball Team is looking to build off a successful 2018 fall season. With a strong core of student athletes and a number of promising new recruits, the team will be aiming to secure a second championship at the CCBC Championship Tournament. Please come out and support your Okanagan College Baseball Team by attending a home game this spring. Game schedules will be available upon request in March at the Athletics, Recreation and Student Life Office A105 or by visiting okanagancollegebaseball.ca. TEAM CONTACT INFORMATION:

Geoff White – Head Coach 250-470-9568

COYOTES BASKETBALL Okanagan College is proud to welcome Men’s and Women’s Basketball to our Intercollegiate program and we are now halfway through our first official season. Please come out and support the teams as they embark on their first PACWEST Conference year. Visit okanagan.bc.ca/basketball for game schedules, rosters and information on how to become involved in the program. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for details about games and special events. TEAM CONTACT INFORMATION:

Dino Gini – Men’s Head Coach coachdinogini@gmail.com

Andrew Gini – Women’s Head Coach coachagini@gmail.com

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LEAGUES CO-ED DODGEBALL Dates: Starts Tue, Jan. 8 Time: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Location: Ecole de l’Anse-au-sable Cost: $25 per person All players are playing with the Urban Rec League. CO-ED SOCCER Dates: Starts Tue, Jan. 8 and Wed, Jan. 9. 12 weeks Time: 7 - 11 p.m. Location: Valley First Soccer Centre Cost: $25 per player All players are playing with the Urban Rec League. CO-ED INDOOR VOLLEYBALL Level of play: High Rec (teams with some experience) Dates: Starts Thu, Jan. 10. Time: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Location: Parkinson Recreation Centre Cost: $25 per player All players are playing in the City of Kelowna League. Please note that our sports leagues are not competitive. They are for recreational purposes only.

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To register for sports leagues please log on to okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife All students already have an account. Sign in and click on ‘forgot your password’ using your preferred email address.


CAMPUS EVENTS Kick off to Winter. Join us.

JANUARY

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SKIING AT BIG WHITE - $10 FRIDAY NIGHTS Please see page 3 for details. Sign-up: okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife Sign-up deadline: Thursday prior to departure date by 3:30 p.m. STUDENT DAY AT BIG WHITE Please see page 3 for more details. Join us for a fabulous day on the hill with 50 per cent off lift tickets, rentals and lessons. Never skied or snowboarded before? No problem. Ask us about the Beginner packages. Date: Sat, Jan. 19 Time: Meet in the Atrium of the E Building at 7:15 a.m. Cost: Lift tickets $45, two-hour lesson $35, equipment rentals $35 includes helmet, Full Day Beginner Package $130, ½ Day Beginner Package $100 FREE transportation for all Okanagan College students. Sign up: okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife Sign up deadline: Mon, Jan. 14

Winter Welcome Table Monday, Jan. 7 • 8 - 10:30 a.m.

Coffee, treats and information in the Breezeway.

Student Café

Tuesday, Jan. 8 • 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Come to the atrium of the Centre for Learning for a coffee, hot chocolate and pastry bar.

Winter Lunch

Wednesday, Jan. 9 • 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Free lunch, information tables and fun in the atrium of the Centre for Learning.

Pub Night

Thursday, Jan. 10 • 7 - 10 p.m. Join us for food and games at Mission Tap House.

Basketball Pep Rally Friday, Jan. 11 • 4 - 6 p.m.

Pizza and bevvies in the atrium of the Centre for Learning along with pre-game activities followed by OC Coyotes basketball games at Kelowna Secondary School.

January 7-11, 2019 okanagan.bc.ca/orientation

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CAMPUS EVENTS Access cards to fitness facilities are available for purchase at a cost of $10 from the Office of the Registrar (Student Services Building).

FEBRUARY SKIING AT BIG WHITE - $10 FRIDAY NIGHTS Please see page 3 for details. Sign-up: okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife Sign-up deadline: Thursday prior to departure date by 3:30 p.m. CHINESE NEW YEAR It’s the Year of the Pig - join us to learn more about this celebration. Date: Tue, Feb. 5 Time: 12 - 2 p.m. Location: Atrium of the E Building Cost: FREE STRESS BUSTER Join us for a cup of soup, games, therapy dogs to pet, healthy snacks and study tips from the Library & the Learning Centre. All are great ways for coping with midterm and project stress. Date: Thu, Feb. 7 Time: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Location: Atrium of the E Building Cost: FREE student event

MARCH SKIING AT BIG WHITE - $10 FRIDAYS Please see page 3 for more details ADVENTURE DAY Come explore everything Big White has to offer. With snowboarding, downhill skiing, snowshoeing, tubing and skating, it will be hard to decide which one to do. This trip begins with FREE transportation from Okanagan College to Big White. Date: Sat, Mar, 2 Time: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Meet in the Atrium of the E Building at 7:15 am. Bus departs Campus at 7:30 am promptly and will leave Big White 4:30 p.m. *Cost: Lift tickets $45, two-hour lesson $35; equipment rentals $35 includes helmet; Full Day Beginner Package $130; ½ Day Beginner Package $100; **Snowshoe Package $55 (includes snowshoe trail pass & rentals and 1.5 hour lesson), Tubing or Skate Rental (Rink use is free) $12 each. Sign up: okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife Sign up deadline: Mon, Feb. 25 *Does NOT include GST **Please note there is a minimum of three people needed for snowshoe package


CAMPUS EVENTS Access cards to fitness facilities are available for purchase at a cost of $10 from the Office of the Registrar (Student Services Building).

MARCH PET PAWS We know the facts! Studies show that interactions with therapy animals can greatly decrease stress in humans. We could all use a little less stress so we’re bringing in the therapy dogs to visit with you! Stop by and pet one of our furry friends, and grab a snack at the same time. Date: Tue, Mar. 12 Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: The Pit in Student Services Cost: FREE PING PONG TOURNAMENT From its origins as a parlor game in Britain, ping pong has always been a popular recreational activity across the globe. Compete for the right to call yourself the Okanagan College Ping Pong Champion. Prizes will be awarded. Date: Mar. 19 - 21 Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Location: The Pit in Student Services Building Cost: FREE Sign-up: okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife Deadline for Registration: Fri, Mar. 15 BEYOND THE CRUX CLIMBING SATURDAYS Kelowna’s Original Indoor Rock Climbing Gym hosts Okanagan College students with top rope climbing, bouldering and lead-climbing to fit your skill level. Join us and come test your skill, or challenge your friends. Come experience the “thrill of the climb”. Dates: Sat, Mar. 9, 16 & 23 Time: 1 - 2 p.m. Location: Beyond the Crux, #5-685 Finns Road Cost: $15 includes all three one-hour sessions Sign-up: okanagan.bc.ca/kelownastudentlife Deadline for Registration: Tue, Mar. 5

APRIL IT’S A WRAP Join your fellow students to celebrate the end of another amazing year. There will be music, food and a number of fun activities and games for everyone to enjoy. Date: Thursday, April 11 Time: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Location: Courtyard or Atrium of the E Building (weather dependent) Cost: FREE student event

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Heather Carson

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250-762-5445, ext. 4360 cnewton@okanagan.bc.ca Office A105

250-762-5445, ext. 4938/4286 hcarson@okanagan.bc.ca Office A105

250-762-5445, ext. 4754 jnaiman@okanagan.bc.ca

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