RUN CLINIC – 10 weeks Session – Beginner/Intermediate
  • Monday evenings (6:00 – 7:30)
  • Starting August, 24th 
  • This will include
    • t-shirt 
    • entry to Aktiv Trail Race 6km – September 13th ($35)
    • 10 week training plan
  • Cost of this clinic is $150
Run Clinic – Fall 2015
150.00 CAD
( Sales tax and shipping costs not included )

Run Clinic – 10 Weeks – Beginner/Intermediate

SWIM CLINIC – 8 weeks – Beginner/Intermediate
  • November  2 – December 21 – 6:00 – 7:00pm
  • This will include
    • t-shirt 
    • use of pool facilities
    • 10 week training plan (swim/bike/run)
Swim Clinic
180.00 CAD
( Sales tax and shipping costs not included )

Swim Clinic – 8 Weeks – Beginner/Intermediate

AKTIV CYCLING CLINIC – Specific Clinic – 10 weeks 
  • Jan 11 – March 28, 2016
  • This will include
    • t-shirt 
    • use of indoor cycling facilities 
    • 10 week training plan (swim/bike/run)
  • Cost of this clinic TBD

2016 AKTIV Beginner Triathlon Clinic

Detail for our 2016 Clinic will be up soon


  • This 10 week beginner triathlon clinic is designed to get you ready for your first triathlon.
  • No previous experience in triathlon is required.  All you need is to be open to new experiences and having fun while developing new skills and fitness.
  • In 10 weeks you will gain knowledge and practice in swimming, cycling, and running.  You will develop understanding of proper technique, nutrition, and principles of training (pace, cadence, power, heart rate and perceived exertion) in each sport.

Swim Sessions & Video Analysis – NIAGARA

Swim Technique Sessions – Winter 2015

Friday Mornings at the Boys & Girls Club in Niagara Falls: 06:00 to 07:30

  • January 23, 30
  • February 20,
  • March 13,
  • April 24


These 5 sessions are intended for both beginner swimmers as well as avid triathletes and swimmers even those with personal coaches or who swim with a Masters group.

You will have the opportunity to get HD video analysis with a professional underwater camera with feedback from professional triathlete and elite swimmer, Wolfgang Guembel.  The feedback will be geared towards your increased understanding of how to proceed and progress when training on your own time, and when working with your existing coaches and groups.


Sessions topics will include the following in addition to elements requested by participants:

  1. Elements of proper freesytle, proper use of and technique of ‘drills’, and the relation of freestyle to the other three main strokes (Fly, Back, and Breast),
  2. Learning the other strokes (Fly, Back, and Breast), and why you should work to get fast at these,
  3. Dealing with kick and body position, learning to kick, learning to love kick, and discovering why this is paramount and how you can be better at it,
  4. Advanced elements of freestyle including front quadrant swimming, starts, turns, and the clock,
  5. Summaries and reviews of all topics,


Each participant will get multiple swim videos with specific feedback as well as a pdf document summarizing key goals, drills, and skills learned throughout.



Sessions are held at the Boys & Girls Club in Niagara Falls, 06:00am to 07:30am. 

Cost is for 1 to 5 sessions (flat rate for one to all five)



Nordic Ski Camp

We are hosting a Nordic (cross country) Ski camp in Parry Sound, and the Georgian Nordic Ski Club

Meet Friday evening for a night ski.
Ski two sessions on Saturday
Ski one longer session on Sunday morning.

Date: February 6-8 (with Georgian Bay Sounder on Sunday morning)

– this ski race has distances and loops for ALL levels including 1km and 3km beginner and kids loops.  11km and 22km are the main adult events.

Preferred accommodation is at the Bayside Inn: www.psbaysideinn.com
This inn has all private en suite bathrooms.  There are three rooms that can accommodate two couples for those wishing to share costs.



  • all coaching by David Bialkowski, Trysport Inc., and Wolfgang Guembel,
  • Fuel Belt Head Lamp for night skiing and running,
  • Coaching Topics to include principles of skate skiing, double polling, cornering and down hills.  Intro to Classic style skiing, a basic intro to understanding waxing, and what to look for when considering buying your own equipment,
  • Friday Night we will night ski, and then have a drink at the Inn.  Saturday night, we’ll have a nutrition and technique seminar then head out for a group dinner (not included in fees)
  • trail passes for the three days and race entry


  • Trysport Inc. in Parry Sound (www.ontariotrysport.com) offers high-end skate-ski rental packages for $70 for the weekend, if you don’t have your own equipment,
  • Meals are on your own.  The Inn offers very affordable decent breakfast,
  • Accommodation is first come first serve and is your own to secure.  All rooms have a Queen or King bed with en suite, and three (3) rooms have either two Queens or a King and a Queen for those couples who wish to share a room, 


Sunny Swim & Run Camps

Swim & Run Focus Training Camps


The main focus of our winter camp is swimming, with run technique our second goal. The camp is hosted at the National Training Center in Clermont Florida.


Dates: TBD – Please inquire

Cost: $1450+hst


Training Camp includes:

  • two, 2-hour pool sessions each day, Monday to Friday,
  • five running sessions at the track and along the waterfront running path,
  • underwater video analysis and running video analysis,
  • long run on the grove road,

Price includeds:

  • all access to the National Training Center pool, track, and facility
  • airport pick up and drop off
  • accomdation in rooms (two people per room) in our vacation home
  • all coaching and video analysis,
  • all evening meals (except 1-2 dinner nights when we go out), and breakfast foods,

Travel Details:

  • best flight deals are with Southwest and Jet Blue.  Book directly from their respective sites, you can forget all the travel sites,
  • best flights are from Buffalo, NY, to Orlando (MCO) FL,
  • plan to fly in on Sunday any time before dinner and you may have a light any time the follow Sunday


*Camp capacity is 8, unless we have 12 in wich case we may have two houses.

Contact Us

Aktiv Life Inc.


Retail Store and Office

15 Lock Street, #101

St. Catharines (Port Dalhousie),

ON, L2N 5B6

Wolf: 905.931.3472


Barb: 905.931.0984


Store Hours


Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 12:00 – 18:00

Wednesday: 12:00 – 18:00

Thursday: 12:00 – 18:00

Friday: 12:00 – 18:00

Saturday: 10:00 – 17:00

Sunday: Closed

* Extended hours available by appointment – just email us.  We can be available to help meet your needs.

Any Questions?

Contact us directly:

(Wolf) 905.931.3472

(Barb) 905.931.0984


What’s New?


November 15th

on the Bruce Trail by Brock University

Distance options: 3km, 6km, 12km, 18km, 24km


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