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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 ages for these day programs is 5 – 12. During the Terrier Vacation Programs, children are always divided into groups with others of a similar age. This year, you will notice that the ages are listed in the program names. When selecting which program to register for, please consider your child’s age as of September 1, 2018 (the beginning of the current school year).

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Typical Day Schedule for 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

Drop-Off/Board Games

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.


Program Dates

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019


Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019



$110/day for FitRec Family Members

$130/day for Non-Members


**All completed forms, which can be found under More Information, must be submitted by February 1, 2019. Your child’s enrollment is not complete until we have received these forms.**

Completed forms can be emailed or mailed to:
BU Fitness & Recreation Center
Department of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
Attn: Barbara Green-Glaz
915 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215


Contact Information
Phone: 617-353-CAMP (2267)
Fax: 617-353-5147

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