The Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence (PISE) opened in 2008 as the first summer sport institute in Canada and is an independent not for profit organization located on the Camosun College Interurban campus. The Institute brings together excellence in community sport and active healthy living development, sport and exercise education, sport technology research, and world-class athlete performance services. PISE, in collaboration with its partners the Canadian Sport Institute and Camosun College, serves the community, students, high performance athletes and coaches from across the region, province and country to provide world class training, education, testing, and applied research and innovation services together within a state of the art facility.

PISE is a recognized leader in community sport and active healthy living development through the delivery of high quality programs and education to the community based on the principles of Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L), including an emphasis on Physical Literacy for Youth and Active for Life for all adults.