Experience a day program like no other
State-of-the-art facilities and lessons that will last a lifetime
Mini U provides an incomparable experience. Participants get to enjoy the university’s nationally-renowned facilities under the guidance and mentorship of skilled, caring staff.
We offer 58 different day programs in a number of areas, including animation, arts, film, sports, dance, martial arts, technology, science, engineering, recreation and leadership training.
Who we are
Mini U is part of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management. We are qualified and trained physical activity educators focused on recreation, research and community development. University of Manitoba staff put on these programs with the help of 250 enthusiastic university students and a number of community partners.
What we do
We develop educated leaders in children/youth physical activity while providing excellent and inclusive recreation/sport and educational experiences to young people. We also offer a convenient option for transportation to and from the University of Manitoba, a healthy lunch menu and a Mini U T-shirt for every participant.
Why we do it
We believe that Mini U creates physical activity leaders and future university students. Our health and education are an important part of who we are and who we can become. We want to create a safe place where young people can play, learn and discover.