In keeping with the guidance of the BU COVID-19 response concerning transmission of disease and social distancing, FitRec will be closed for personal fitness and recreation for the balance of the spring semester and final exams. As such, the Terrier Vacation Program scheduled for April vacation has been cancelled. All participants will receive a full refund. View our full COVID-19 response and FAQs here.
Sign up for school vacation fun
Not sure what to do with your children during the February and April school vacation weeks? Try the Terrier Vacation Programs offered at FitRec, a flexible and affordable option for your family! You can choose to register for one day or up to three days each week. Each day will offer a variety of activities for your child, including swimming, rock climbing, sports, games, arts, ice-skating, and more.
The Terrier Vacation Program is available to children age 5 – 12. Participants are divided up into three groups with others of a similar age – 5 & 6, 7 & 8, and 9 – 12 years old. You will notice that these age groups are listed in the program names. When selecting which program to register for, please consider your child’s age as of the date of the program. All five year olds must be currently enrolled in kindergarten in order to attend.
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Program meets 9 am – 5 pm daily, with earliest drop-off at 8:30 am and latest pick-up at 5:30 pm.
Member – $110/day
Non-member – $130/day
Typical Day in the Terrier Vacation Program
Below is an example of activities offered daily during the Terrier Vacation Program. All groups will have an opportunity to climb, swim and play and in the gym each day, but the exact times and gym activities will vary depending on the group your child is in.
|8:30 – 9:10 am||Earliest Drop-Off @ 8:30 am
|9:20 – 10:30 am||Gym Activity (i.e. Indoor Soccer, Capture the Flag, Messy Backyard)|
|10:30 – 10:45 am||Snack Break|
|10:45 – 11 am||Locker Room|
|11 – 11:45 am||Free Swim|
|11:45 am – 12 pm||Locker Room/Prep for Lunch|
|12 – 1 pm||Lunch/Board Games|
|*12:15 – 1:30 pm||Recreational Ice Skating (Tuesday & Thursday Only)|
|1 – 1:45 pm||Recreational Climbing for Non-Ice Skaters|
|1:45 – 2:30 pm||Recreational Climbing for Ice Skaters/Gym Activity for Others (i.e. Foam Floor Hockey)|
|2:30 – 2:45 pm||Snack Break|
|3 – 4 pm||Craft for 5 – 6 year olds/Activity in Gym (i.e. Basketball)|
|4 – 5 pm||Activity in Gym (i.e. Newcomb)|
|5 – 5:30 pm||End of Day Wrap-Up
Latest Pick-Up @ 5:30 pm
* Participants must have prior ice skating knowledge and experience, and provide their own ice skates and helmets.
Phone: 617-353-CAMP (2267)