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Sports Academy

Soccer, Baseball, Basketball and Tennis everyday! Add some flag football, beach volleyball and ball hockey and you have the best sports experience any camper could ask for.

A Sports Enthusiasts’ Dream

Soccer, Baseball, Basketball and Tennis everyday! Add some flag football, beach volleyball and ball hockey and you have the best sports experience any camper could ask for. Our Sports Academy program uses a dedicated part of the Robin Hood property that includes 3 tennis courts, 3 basketball courts, and 2 baseball diamonds equipped with homerun fences to make any future Jose Bautista feel like they are hitting a ball right out of the park!.

Sports Academy is available to boys and girls who have completed SK through to Grade 7. Daily schedules are designed to separately reflect the needs and attention spans of young and older athletes, offering an appropriate balance of instruction and gameplay. Our credentialed sports instructors deliver skill-based activities so that our weekly “Game Days” are spirited, competitive and reflective of all the hard work our campers put in that week.

With a constant focus on teamwork, sportsmanship and fairplay, our Sports Academy campers end each session with that wonderful feeling of both individual and team accomplishment.

The staff are energetic, friendly and qualified. The setting and facility are unmatched for a “local” day camp.

- Nancy D.

Great staff. The Coaches are wonderful role models and the quality and variety of sport activities keep my kids active and ENGAGED each and every day!!!

- Gary H.

Swimming at Sports Academy

Sports Academy campers receive two daily swim periods including one instructional and one recreational (free) swim. Our swim staff are all qualified and certified instructors and lifeguards, trained to deliver the Royal Lifesaving Society program to all. We strive to make children independent, capable and confident around the water, leaving parents to appreciate their children’s learned ability to play safely around water.

Due to the active nature of the Sports Academy program, a second daily swim is provided, this time with a focus on recreation (supervised free play). Using this time to cool off and re-energize for the afternoon’s activities has proven to be a much needed and much appreciated part of a child’s day. As with the instructional swim period, our qualified lifeguards provide the necessary supervision so our camper can enjoy their time in the pool in a fun and safe way.

A Typical Day At Sport Academy

A colourful graphic illustrating the activities and fun atmosphere at Camp Robin Hood

8:45 – 9:30 Arrival and AM Press Conference

9:30 – 9:45 Group Warm-up

9:45 – 11:00 Sport Rotation 1 & 2 (e.g. baseball instruction followed by soccer skill-focused activity)

11:00 – 11:30 Instructional Swim*

11:30 – 12:15 Change & Lunch

12:15 – 1:30 Sport Rotation 3 & 4 (e.g. tennis activity followed by basketball instruction and drills)

1:30 – 2:00 Recreational Swim

2:00 – 2:30 Change, Snack and Choose Your Option

2:30 – 3:30 Options (choose your own sport)

3:30-4:00 PM Press Conference and Dismissal

Please note: While times vary, the daily structure for all Robin Hood Sports Academy campers is similar. “Gamedays” and other programming follow a different structure. Times are approximate and typically change from session to session. *Instructional swim has been newly added for the summer of 2017. 

Traditional Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Beach Volleyball
Climbing Wall*
Dodgeball
Skateboarding*
Soccer
Tennis

Sports Academy Leadership

The staff are lead by a team of experienced supervisors under the leadership of the Coordinating team. This team is responsible for creating the unique sports-specific programming that sets this program apart from traditional camp. Staff and campers alike benefit from the many years of experience these leaders bring, while they work hard to ensure that your camper is having the time of his/her life!

Ryan Minster

Sports Academy Coordinator

Lauren Cranfield

Sports Academy Program Coordinator

Gabriella "Gab" Fischer

Sports Academy Program Coordinator