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Want to Stay Active? Join a Recreational Club at Queen’s 2017-2018

Do you love archery, martial arts, gymnastics, skiing/snowboarding, or climbing? At Queen’s, there a recreational club for each of those activities, and many more! Meet other people who share similar interests, or try something completely new – many clubs are open to beginners!

We’ve taken this list of recreational clubs direct from the Queen’s Athletics & Recreation website to make it more accessible to all Queen’s students. We’ve also added links to more info about each club! Email the clubs you’re interested in to ask them about dates for tryouts, registration, or trial sessions.

  • aims to bring together and provide a space for those interested in archery
  • open to beginners and experienced archers.
  • provided with instruction and training in archery techniques
  • provided with equipment necessary for the sport. Participants can also use own equipment.
  • Club Email: archery_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • caters to players of all levels from first-timers to provincial/national level players.
  • Shuttles are supplied
  • limited number of racquets available to borrow.
  • meets 2x a week and 2 two annual tournaments
  • Badminton Team Challenge – players form teams of 10 (5 male/5 female) and compete with other teams within the club!
  • Club Email: badminton_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • seeks to introduce people to this style of martial art, focused on grappling and ground work.
  • It can be done in either the traditional martial arts uniform (gi) or in regular gym clothes.
  • be introduced to a means of discipline, self-fulfillment, determination, and self-overcoming through this martial art.
  • goal is to increase overall fitness while helping each person develop individual sets of skills.
  • Club Emailbrazilian_jiu_jitsu_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • teaches breakdancing and locking dance to anyone interested in learning.
  • People of all skill levels welcome.
  • Also focuses on spreading/educating Hip-hop culture to the community.
  • The performance crew (named KinetiQ Crew), partake in events both at Queen’s and in the community.
  • Club Emailbreakdance_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • regular clinics for all levels – beginner to advanced.
  • learn how to climb different kinds of terrain (indoor, and outdoor on actual rock and ice).
  • Outdoor trips are run most weekends with equipment provided for members.
  • Members can also borrow harnesses for free, and receive discounted admission to the Boiler Room climbing gym.
  • Club Emailclimbing_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • consists of approximately 15 previously trained dancers the opportunities to perform at Queen’s events such as Basketball games.
  • They also compete alongside other Ontario universities in dance competitions.
  • Past technical training is required.
  • Auditions are held in September.
  • Club Emaildance_team@gogaelsgo.com
  • offers English hunter-seat equitation lessons for all levels of riders – from beginner through advanced.
  • Each semester the club offers a new session or riding opportunities and lessons.
  • Each session includes 8 lessons offered 1x week for 1 hour.
  • Members also invited to ride competitively.
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  • Club E-mail: equestrian_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • provides ice time for figure skaters – students and Kingston Community to help offset club operating costs.
  • working towards being a SkateCanada sanctioned club.
  • Club Emailfigureskating_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • teaches students a wide variety of hip-hop styles with music and movement inspirations from across Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
  • offers classes with unique choreography, taught to accommodate dancers of all levels and experience with 2 recitals each year.
  • focus on the personal growth of students.
  • offers freestyle sessions to encourage students to encourage expression through dance in their own style.
  • Website: www.flowdanceclub.com
  • Club Email: flow_dance_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • teaches the old military martial art from the Koguryo Kingdom of Ancient Korea.
  • focuses on the sword and open handed techniques of this martial art.
  • With focus on meditation, breathing and strength training, Haidong Gumdo can be used for basic fitness enhancement as well as self-defence.
  • Club Email: haidong_gumdo_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • goal is for participants to achieve a higher fitness level while gaining valuable self-defence skills.
  • Training is tailored to the individual ability of participants in a friendly atmosphere.
  • Participants will see improvements in endurance, strength, flexibility and speed as training progresses.
  • trains Wednesday nights from 7-9PM and Friday nights from 7-9PM.
  • Club Emailjiu_jitsu_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • gives all Queen’s students a chance to explore the ever growing sport of lifeguarding.
  • build confidence in your skills , or compete
  • must already be NLS certified
  • Club Email: lifeguard_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • one of the largest and most diverse clubs on campus.
  • Membership gives access to our rental gear – we have (almost) everything you’ll need for a trip!
  • overnight and day-trip activities include: fall and winter camping, canoeing, hiking, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, snow shoeing, cycling, skating, tobogganing – the list is endless!
  • also run whitewater kayak pool sessions.
  • Open to all skill levels.
  • Website: www.qoutdoors.ca
  • Club Email: outdoors_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • Auditions are over for 2017-2018.
  • a competitive dance team that performs at a events on and off campus as well as competes at Cheer competitions in the Pom Dance division yearly.
  • enthusiastic, confident, and spirited students who promote healthy and active living and school spirit!
  • Club Emailqueenspom@gogaelsgo.com
  • caters to both beginner & intermediate runners who want to increase their distance, improve their time, and/or simply find some running buddies.
  • Club members can attend any or all of the scheduled group runs and work towards a goal race at the end of each term.
  • Club Email: run_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • offers members three trips each academic year to ski the hills in Quebec and Vermont.
  • Regardless of skill level, this club offers wonderful weekend opportunities to get away and enjoy the slopes with your friends.
  • Trips include transportation, accommodation, and full weekend lift tickets.
  • Club Email: ski_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/203875163018092/
  • offers an opportunity for squash enthusiasts of all skill and ability levels to participate in ongoing squash ladder tournaments, special events, block bookings and social functions.
  • If you are looking for people to play with, then this club is for you.
  • Equipment available to members.
  • Club Emailsquash_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • practices traditional Kang Duk Won style of this Korean Martial Art.
  • Members learn self discipline, self-defence, sparring, meditation and philosophy as well as enjoy physical fitness.
  • All are pursued at the members’ pace.
  • Website: www.queenstkd.ca
  • Club Email: taekwondo_club@gogaelsgo.com
  • offers students and faculty members a number of yoga classes throughout the Fall and Winter semesters.
  • Our classes are held on campus and in studios downtown, and include bikram, hatha, vinyasa, ashtanga, and more.
  • Please note that once you register you will need to pick up a membership card before attending classes.
  • Information on card pickup can be found at queensyogaclub.com/registration
  • For attendance purposes, members will not be able to participate in any class without their membership card.
  • Websitewww.queensyogaclub.com
  • Club Emailyoga_club@gogaelsgo.com
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