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Campus Recreation wants YOU to REACH your potential

A new initiative from UFV Campus Recreation is challenging students and employees to embrace more than just physical fitness. “We are encouraging everyone to embrace seven dimensions of wellness through our UFV Wellness Challenge,” says Cheryl Van Nes, program manager for Campus Recreation and Wellness. “These include physical, environmental, social, intellectual, occupational, emotional, and spiritual […]

Sample some UFV fitness classes for free Sept 11-15

Is a fitter you on your fall agenda? Did you know you can get your sweat on right at UFV in a variety of fitness classes presented by UFV Campus Recreation? This week (Sept 11-15) is Try Before You Buy week for employees. You can sample any or all of the fitness classes before making […]

UFV offers spring break camps to keep kids active

Want to make sure your kids stay active and busy this spring break? Join the UFV Cascades and UFV Kinesiology students for a physical literacy camp over March break that will have your child learning through PLAY! During this week, your child will work on developing their fundamental movement skills like running, jumping, and catching. […]

Free fitness classes, meet new Building Q

New year, new you, new building to make it all happen. Free fitness classes have started for students on UFV’s Chilliwack and Abbotsford campuses. Staff and faculty are encouraged to join for a reasonable rate. “The idea is to take an active break from studying or working – a chance to get away from that Tim […]

Hall of Famer Jane Antil wore many hats while running Athletics

You know how parents like to tell their children that when they were young they walked five miles to school, uphill both ways, in 10 feet of snow? Well, Jane Antil can tell similar stories about her early days running the Athletics department at what was then Fraser Valley College (and then UCFV). She handled […]

3,200 Summer Games athletes parade across UFV campus

On Thursday, July 21, The BC Summer Games kicked off with a huge parade of 3,200 student-athletes and officials marching across the UFV Abbotsford campus green and into the opening ceremonies at the Abbotsford Centre. Athletes, coaches, and officials wearing different colours represented every region of the province. UFV is an official competition venue for […]

UFV and PacificSport partner to serve the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) and PacificSport announced today they are joining forces to provide a variety of innovative services and programs for students, athletes, volunteers, and coaches across the Fraser Valley. PacificSport Fraser Valley serves the community delivering programs and services throughout the full range of sport participation: from the grassroots level […]

Wierks named CIS Top Eight Academic All-Canadian

Sarah Wierks of the University of the Fraser Valley women’s basketball program has been selected to receive Canadian Interuniversity Sport’s most prestigious academic award. Wierks, a Chilliwack, B.C. product, is a member of the CIS Top Eight Academic All-Canadian team for the 2014-15 season. She is the first-ever UFV Cascades athlete to achieve the distinction. […]

Cascade men’s golf team rallies for national bronze

The University of the Fraser Valley men’s golf team staged a massive final-round rally on Friday at the PING CCAA Golf National Championships to earn the bronze medal. Playing at their home course, Chilliwack Golf Club, the Cascades men came into the day in seventh place, 17 strokes back of the front-running Niagara College Knights […]