Rugby - Men's - Academy

Spring Break Academy 
The UBC Rugby Academy is looking for aspiring players aged 15 to 19 who wish to further develop their core skills, technical skills, game knowledge and awareness, along with strength & conditioning in a performance sport environment.

With on-going player tracking and development, the Academy engages emerging athletes as they prepare for their future rugby aspirations : University, Club, Region, Province, National or Internationally.

Academy staff are dedicated members of the UBC men’s program and represent over 50+ years of community to national levels of coaching.

If you need financial assistance, KidSport provides grants to families facing financial barriers to help cover the cost of registration fees. Learn more or apply for a grant at KidSport British Columbia.

April & May Academy
The UBC Rugby Academy is thrilled to introduce a new dimension to its program: dedicated gym sessions designed specifically for rugby athletes. Led by experienced UBC performance Strength and Conditioning (S&C) instructors, these sessions will focus on enhancing players' strength, power, and agility, tailored to the demands of rugby.

Athletes will receive personalized guidance on proper lifting techniques and effective training strategies, drawing from the successful experiences of our Varsity athletes. These gym sessions are integral to optimizing on-field performance and injury prevention. 

In addition to the gym program, the Academy continues its commitment to developing well-rounded rugby players. Following the morning gym session from 10am to 11am, participants will transition seamlessly to on-field training sessions until 1pm. Athletes will continue to refine their core skills, technical proficiency, game understanding, and situational awareness through comprehensive training sessions. 

Through ongoing player tracking and development initiatives, the Academy ensures that emerging athletes are fully supported as they pursue their rugby aspirations at various levels, including university, club, regional, provincial, national, or even international competitions.

Led by dedicated members of the UBC men's program, our coaching staff brings years of collective experience across community to national levels of coaching. Their expertise and passion for the sport provide a nurturing environment where athletes can thrive and reach their full potential.

Join the UBC Rugby Academy today and embark on a journey to elevate your rugby skills and achieve your athletic potential. 

Required Equipment: Water bottle, snack, mouth guard, shorts/t-shirt, rugby cleats for the turf and grass.

Consent Form:  UBC Camps Rugby Consent
A digital copy of the consent form is completed during online registration. In-person or over the phone registration requires a paper copy be submitted prior to the first day of camp.

Available Sessions

Code Course Age Date Course Day(s) Time Location Fee  
00134599 UBC Boys Rugby Academy 15-19 yrs Apr 7-May 26 Sun 10:00AM-1:00PM Thunderbird Park - Frank Buck Field $700.00 Registration Closed
00134604 UBC Boys Rugby Academy - On Field Only 15-19 yrs Apr 7-May 26 Sun 11:00AM-1:00PM Thunderbird Park - Frank Buck Field $420.00 Registration Closed