Clubs 1980 - 1989

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1980 - 1981

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Student Activities Klub
SAK, also known as the Student Activities Klub, was responsible for organizing all of the promotions for events on campus through the Students' Association (4/3/1981, pg 1).

Rifle and Pistol Club
The rifle and pistol club had a total of 96 members. The club first began in 1974 (5/29/81, pg 16).

1981 - 1982

Mountaineers Club
Members paid $5 to join the club and fees went to organizing trips. The main goal of the club was to organize a trip each week for members to go on (10/30/1981, pg 9).
Members of the Mountaineers Club enjoyed the following activities:

  • Rock climbing
  • Scuba diving
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Winter camping
  • Survival training
  • Hiking (9/25/1981, pg 12)

Rodeo Club
Clinics were held for students to learn the tricks of the trade (10/9/1981, pg 12).
Ski Club
Because the Ski Club was an organized group, the group was able to receive discounts on lift tickets to different resorts (10/23/1981, pg 13).
Other clubs the 1981 to 1982 year included:
  • Hang Gliding
  • Curling Club
  • Journalism Club (9/25/1981, pg 7)

1982 - 1983

Gun Club
The Gun Club used the shooting range at SAIT.

Other clubs for the 1982 to 1983 year included:

  • Archery Club
  • Outing Club

1983 - 1984

The Cultural VP, Larry Chiasson founded the SAIT band. Performances were held in the Orpheus Theatre. Practices were held once per week and equipment was provided by the school for students (9/24/1983, pg 5).

Outdoors Club
The outdoors club offered a kayaking course for members. The event took place over three evenings and cost students $20. The club also provided cross country skiing to students and staff at SAIT.

Ski Club
The Ski Club put on a ski trip to Silver Star. The trip included lift ticket and transportation costs, accommodations, meals, a wine and cheese party as well as night skiing.

Other clubs for the 1983 to 1984 year included:

  • Golf Team
  • The Business Administration Club (10/27/83, pg 2)

1984 - 1985

Underwater Foot Ball Club
The underwater Foot Ball Club announced its inauguration this year (2/28/1985, pg 1).

Outdoor Club
The outdoor club put on a kayaking course at SAIT. Students paid $30 for the course (3/21/1985, pg 13).

1989 - 1990

Club Registration
SAITSA required all clubs to register and summit a Constitution or Statement of Ideals. Registration forms were found at the SAITSA office (9/7/1989, pg 2). SAITSA helped to raise $20,000 for clubs and teams (1/11/1990, pg 3).

Rifle and Pistol Club

  • Oldest and largest club on campus
  • Formed to promote safe and enjoyable use of fire arms
  • Open to all SAIT students, staff and alumni
  • Shooting range was located in V26 Campus
  • Annual memberships were $20
  • Members were required to complete a general safety clinic (9/14/1989, pg 11)

Badminton Club

  • Membership was $5 per year
  • Birdies and racquets were provided for members (9/14/1989, pg 11)

Delthena Club
The Delthena Club was created for mature students (11/9/1989, pg 5).
Badminton Club
The club got together every Sunday from 2pm to 4pm
Running Club
The Running club fee was $10 and included a club t-shirt. The group ran every Monday at 6 pm (10/26/1989).
Outdoor Club
  • Adventures took place monthly
  • 17 students attended the hiking trip to Sentinel Pass
Other clubs for the 1989 to 1990 year included:
  • Archery Club
  • Cycling Club
  • Fencing Club
  • Hang Gliding Club
  • Judo Club
  • Rodeo Club
  • Table Tennis, Racquetball and Squash Club
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