Social Sports Semester One 2024!

Kia ora and welcome to all tauira and community members of UC!

Are you looking for a fun and social way to stay active at UC? Look no further than UC Rec & Sport’s Social Sport Competitions! We welcome seasoned athletes to complete beginners.

What are Social Sport Competitions?

Social Sport Competitions are a fantastic opportunity to meet new people, get to know your community and move your tinana. Social Sports on offer this semester are Mixed and Open Basketball, Volleyball, Netball and Futsal.

What are the benefits of joining?

  • Whanaungatanga – Meet new people and make friends: Social Sports are a great way to step outside your comfort zone and connect with other students and members of the community who share a love of sport.
  • Kia kaha, kia ora – Stay active and healthy: Regular physical activity is an essential part of maintaining overall wellbeing, and Social Sports provides a fun and engaging way to get your heart rate up and your blood pumping.
  • Mahi tahi – Teamwork: Whether you’re a seasoned player or just starting out, Social Sports are a great way to learn new skills and improve your game alongside friends and whānau in a supportive and encouraging environment.
  • Tākarokaro – Have fun: Above all, Social Sports are about having fun and enjoying the thrill of competition. So come along, join a team, and get ready to experience the best of university sport!

How to get involved?
Registrations are open to all UC students and community users of the UC RecCentre so grab your mates, pick a sport and sign up! Entry of teams into the competition is on a first in first served basis, so don’t delay! Head over to Social sport competitions | University of Canterbury for information and to register or visit us at the Rec Centre to find out more.

What are you waiting for? Join the UC Social Sport Competitions today and start your journey to a healthier, happier, and more connected you. Karawhiua!