What services does SportLife offer?
SportLife offers many services, including: Summer Camp, Birthday Parties, After-School Program, Spring Break Camp, Winter Break Camp and Special Events!
Where is the summer camp located?
The summer camp is located at McGill’s beautiful Macdonald College Campus: 21111 Lakeshore Road, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9.
What are the summer camp hours?
Regular hours are from 9:00am-3:20pm. We do offer extended day services from 7:30am-8:30am and from 3:45pm-6:00pm (for an additional fee).
What are the staff to camper ratios?
Our staff to camper ratio is between 1:5 and 1:7, ensuring that each child gets the individual attention that they deserve.
How old are the staff?
The staff age can range from 18-30.
Can I register my child for only one week of camp?
Yes. However, the more weeks your child registers for, the more you will get to benefit from our great discounts!
How would I go about changing my child’s registration or canceling if I have to?
At any point in time, you can make additions to your child’s registration. Should your plans change before May 1st 2015, a full refund will be issued less a service charge of $10.00 for each week cancelled.
Before May 1st 2015, weeks scheduled may be interchanged free of charge depending on availability.Should your plans change after May 1st 2014, a full refund will be issued less a service charge of $50.00 for each week cancelled.
After May 1st 2015, weeks may be interchanged for a service charge of $10.00 a week, depending on availability.
Cancellations and changes must be brought to the SportLife office’s attention no later than 4:00PM on the Thursday before the week that you would like to cancel or interchange.
What if I can’t pick up my child by 3:45 pm?
If you are running late, not a problem! Your child will be brought to our extended day services. You can pick up your child anytime before 6:00pm.
What if I must drop my child off before 8:40 am?
If that’s the case, you can take advantage of our extended day services from 7:30am to 8:30am. We do ask however, that if you arrive at 8:30am, that you wait with your child in your vehicle until 8:40 am.
Where are the drop off / pick-up areas?
For regular hours, campers will be dropped off / picked up along the main road, perpendicular to the Stewart Athletic Complex. Cars will be lined up along the main road, and our staff will assist in bringing your child to camp or back to your vehicle. Parents also have the option of parking across from the Stewart Athletic Complex, and bringing their child in themselves, along with a staff member.
For extended hours, parents must walk down the narrow path to the Stewart Athletic Complex, where their child will be brought to / picked up from the Stewart Gym. Parents are encouraged to park in the adjacent parking lot, to avoid a traffic jam in front of the Stewart Athletic Complex.
Does SportLife offer a swim program?
In fact, we do! SportLife has partnered with the Baie d’Urfe Aquatic Club to offer a free swim program, once per week, at their beautiful outdoor swimming pool!
Are camp fees tax deductible?
Yes. You will receive a receipt in January for camp fees and extended day fees.
What should my child bring / not bring to SportLife?
What to bring: sneakers, baseball cap, sunscreen, cold lunch with an ice pack, snacks and refillable water bottle. A weekly e-mail will be sent out about what to bring specifically, if anything, for the sport of the week.
What NOT to bring: valuable items (phones, tablets, iPods, Nintendo DS, other electronic items, trading cards, jewelry, expensive clothing, etc.). We are not responsible for the loss or damage of such items and it is strongly recommended not to bring these items as it takes away from the camp’s atmosphere.
Is SportLife a peanut-free camp?
Yes! Please do not send any snacks that contain traces of nuts or peanuts.
How do we arrange the drop-off of any medications?
Please call us to arrange to drop off any medication, inhalers, epipens, etc. before your child begins his/her session. Print your child’s name clearly on any medication and advise us if your child’s medication requires refrigeration. Please make sure that all medication is up to date and has not expired.
Are we allowed to visit SportLife?
If you would like to come and visit us during the summer, please call the office in advance to arrange a tour with one of our staff members. For security purposes, our staff has been instructed not to allow anyone to join their group without permission from the office.
If my child goes to one soccer / hockey week, is there a reason for him / her to go to another soccer / hockey week?
YES! No two weeks are ever the same, and we make sure to bring unique features to every week, so that the program never becomes repetitive. Each week, SportLife will introduce new training camps, new skills competitions, new player challenges, new teams, new features, new special guests and much, much more!
In addition, the goal at SportLife is for your child to build a career in the sport that they love, so if they love soccer or hockey, we encourage them to come to as many soccer or hockey weeks as possible to get the most out of the SportLife experience! This way, they can build and track their career development as an athlete, and one day enter the SportLife Hall of Fame!
My child is five or six years old, is he eligible to join SportLife in Summer 2015?
YES! We will be introducing a SportLife program called, Little Leaguers, specifically for five and six year olds. Little Leaguers focuses more on teaching the sport and applying the skills that they learn. This instructional version of SportLife will include many of SportLife’s awesome features! This is the perfect way for beginners to get introduced to SportLife, so that they can graduate into the regular program once they are ready!