Youth programs


Nanook Recreation offers options to keep your kids active during the summer as well as throughout the year. Check out our youth programs below.

 


Youth Climbing Programs
Kids climbing a wall

 

The mission of the Fairbanks Youth Climbing Program is to introduce and cultivate rock climbing skills, techniques, and movement within the youth of Fairbanks.  The purpose of this mission is to enhance teamwork, communication, and confidence within our climbers.  Our teaching methods nurture this purpose.

 

Please click here to see current program offerings.


 

High School Strength and Conditioning Training Clinics 


 

 Summer 2021

volleyball

High School Strength and Conditioning Training Clinics 

About the program

Nanook Recreation is offering a new fitness class series focused on youth sport specific training.  These training sessions will focus on developing flexibility, strength, speed, agility and sport specific conditioning for the young athlete.  Increasing physical preparation for your sport can improve performance and decrease the likelihood of injury. Must be  15yrs to 18yrs of age. 

Scroll down for more detailed information on pricing, dates and times.   Click on the info bar to access the information.

The 6 week summer program starts May 10th and runs through June 18 th. Sessions are sold by the week, allowing you to pay for the weeks you are able to attend.

 

REGISTRATION STARTS MARCH 1ST 2021

Under search classifications (left side)  select summer 2021 to see the summer programs offered.

 

Program Content

Our program focuses on the fundamentals of athletic development
  • Increased range of motion
  • Strength and safe strength training methods for young athletes
  • Power development
  • Linear speed development
  • Lateral speed development
  • Agility
  • Plyometric training
  • Scientifically-based sport specific injury prevention measures
  • Sport specific conditioning
  • Recovery modalities
  • Education on healthy habits for a young athlete
  • Groups are limited to 10 athletes to ensure quality coaching

Workouts will be supervised by a certified strength and conditioning specialist with 17 years of collegiate strength and conditioning experience.

 Start Date = May 10th   2021

 Ice and Power Sports Pricing 

  • Speed and Agility Training ( 4 sessions ) = $80 per week

  • Strength Training ( 4 sessions ) = $80 per week

Court and Field Sports Pricing 

  • Speed and Agility Training ( 4 sessions ) = $80 per week

  • Strength Training (3 sessions )  = $60 per week

Questions about this program? Contact Chris McComb at (907)474-6806 or cmccomb@alaska.edu

Start Date = May 10th   2021

Power and Ice Sports Time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

8am-9am

Lift session

Lift session

 

Lift session

Lift session

   

9:15am- 10:15am

Agility session

Speed session

 

Agility  session

Speed session

   



Court and Field Sports Time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

9:15am-10:15am

Agility  session

 

 Speed session

 

 Agility  session

Speed session

 

   

10:30am-11:30am

Lift session

   Lift session    Lift session    

 

If you have a schedule conflict with your sports time, accomidations may be made. please contact Chris McComb at cmccomb@alaska.edu or 474-6806.

 After registering online we will email you the waiver, informed consent and physical activity rediness questionaire or down load the waiver form from Participant Waiver Here. To register for a particular program please go HERE

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Youth Sports Performance Training

Nanook Recreation is offering a new fitness class series focused on youth sport specific training. These training sessions will focus on developing flexibility, plyometrics, running mechanics, agility, speed, and sport specific conditioning for the young athlete. Increasing physical preparation for your sport can improve performance and decrease the likelihood of injury. Must be 10yrs to 14yrs.Workouts will be supervised by a certified strength and conditioning specialist with 17 years of collegiate strength and conditioning experience.

Starts May 10th

Monday, Wednesday and Fridays

3-4pm

At the SRC

Outside Field (indoors when weather is poor)

Open to age 10-14yrs

Reister online CLICK HERE

Or call the SRC front desk at 907-474-5886


Outdoor Adventure Camps 


 

UAF RecCamp

Important Information 
The UAF RecCamp has closed it's doors. Summer 2018 was our last summer and we would like to thank the families who entrusted us with their children.  If you are looking for camp and learning opportunities on the UAF campus, please view the  Adventure Camp section above or explore other UAF camp opportunities at summer sessions.

Adventure Summer Camps

Summer 2021

Join Outdoor Adventures this summer as we team up with UAF Summer Sessions to offer a few weeks of half-day (3-hour) youth summer camps.

All OA camps will be on campus. We will be heading out to hike on the UAF trails, learn about leave no trace and being good stewards of the environment, and other fun-filled outdoor activities.

Outdoor Adventures camps are offered the following weeks:

June 14-18; 21-25, August 2-6.
 
Please visit Summer Sessions to register. 

We will also be offering half-day indoor rock climbing camps through Summer Sessions.  Learn about the basics of indoor rock climbing at the SRC climbing wall through fun climbing games and activities.

Climbing  camps are offered the following weeks:

June 7-11 (grades 2-3), 9am-noon (grades 4-6) 1-4pm; June 21-25 (grades 7-8), 9am-noon; August 2-6 (grades 7-8), 9am-noon. 

Please visit Summer Sessions to register.