Due to COVID-19, the status of this year’s Sports Skills & Fitness School has been cancelled. For updates on how the university is monitoring and responding to COVID-19, please visit coronavirus.ku.edu

The Sports Skills & Fitness School at KU is designed to provide children with the opportunity to develop sports skills and a good physical fitness level. Experiences will be provided in individualized instructional environment with expert leadership and supervision. All children will be able to participate in the activities. Age groups range from 5-12 years old.

Sports Skills & Fitness School sessions include:

Session activities consist of a planned program that includes tumbling, aquatics, soccer, tennis, physical fitness, softball, cooperative games, tag games, rhythms, cup stacking, and parachute skills.

Schedule & Registration:

Summer 2020: The summer 2020 session, originally scheduled for Monday through Friday, June 15 to June 19, has been cancelled. Sessions run all day (9:00 a.m. to noon & 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.) each day. Participants have the option to select either the morning session, the afternoon session, or both (must provide own lunch). Each session will have a cap of 120 participants. 

Cost to Participate:

  • Scholarship* Rate: $70 per session/$150 for full day per child;
  • Regular Rate: $140 per session/$300 for full day, per child.

Cost to participate includes two t-shirts. *The David and Margaret Shirk Physical Education Programs Fund provides financial support for families and children to participate in the Sports Skills & Fitness School at a reduced rate. Future youth activity prices subject to change.

Questions? Email us at hsesinfo@ku.edu

Register Online (closed due to cancellation)

View the HSES Department event calendar for upcoming session dates.


Robinson Center Building Hours

6:00AM-9:00PM Monday-Friday
2:00PM-6:00PM-Saturday & Sunday

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