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Choose how your child will learn in Quarter 2

Families can now choose how their child learns, in person or online, in Quarter 2.  Read more about how to make your choice by the October 19 deadline.


Vimy Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Vimy BJJ is North America’s only sports-alternative program combining both junior high and high school academics and Brazilian jiu-jitsu training. Working out of Vimy Ridge Academy and Donnan School in association with Edmonton Public Schools, the program is designed for boys and girls in Grades 7 through 12 and provides student-athletes with the opportunity to learn Brazilian jiu-jitsu techniques in a safe and controlled environment.

Student-athletes who attend Vimy Ridge Academy can enroll in Vimy BJJ at any time without previous experience in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Vimy Ridge student-athletes participate in BJJ training at Donnan School on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons from 1-3:20p.m. On Tuesday and Thursday afternoons Vimy BJJ student-athletes remain at Vimy and participate in Physical Education programming.

Vimy BJJ student-athletes are provided with free transportation from Vimy Ridge Academy to Donnan School on each programming day.  

Our program helps young adults improve their “self”. Self-defense, self-esteem, self-confidence and self-discipline. student-athletes will also demonstrate an improvement in strength, flexibility, and body awareness along with developing skills within sport jiu-jitsu, wrestling and judo.

The program has been designed to help student-athletes develop character traits such as respect, courage, compassion, perseverance, grit and maximum effort. On average, student-athletes receive 7 hours of jiu-jitsu instruction per week! Cross-training is incorporated on a weekly basis as well giving Vimy BJJ student-athletes an opportunity to develop cross over skills and strength in yoga, gymnastics and crossfit.


Even though Vimy Ridge Academy is closed to students due to the COVID-19 virus, we are still accepting registrations for the 2020-21 school year.  Please upload the required registration documents using this secure Google Form ... once all documents are uploaded using this form and the form is submitted, the appropriate program director and school admin will review the registration request.

Applications can be accepted starting February 3, 2020.  Please print the package SINGLE SIDED as parts of the application are uploaded to different files.  Thank you.


Select the appropriate grade level package

Grade 7 package
Grade 8 package
Grade 9 package
High School package

The Junior High Honours document is optional. If you are interested in applying for this academic stream and meet the criteria, please complete the Junior High Honours document from below and include with your registration package:

Junior High Honours Application


As Vimy Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is offered through our partners at AAD, please also complete the following AAD Registration Documents that are specific to AAD programs and include with the appropriate grade level package.

AAD Registration Documents

In addition to completing the grade level package and AAD forms, student-athletes who are applying to Vimy Brazilian Jiu Jitsu must also register online with AAD.  This is where you will provide information for program payment.

AAD Online Registration


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