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Employee-only programs survey

2020/06/17 – 8:30 am

Sport and Wellness wants to hear from you!
Changes are coming to our Employee-only programming and we want your input. Take part in our survey to …

Learn 2 Cross Country Ski or Boulder

2020/02/05 – 8:30 am

Learn the basics of rock bouldering on February 28 with Learn 2 Boulder. Rock Jungle’s qualified instructors will teach you the movements and techniques that …

PD Day and March Break Aquatic Camps

2020/02/05 – 8:30 am

Bring your kids to work while keeping them active and engaged. Our aquatic camps are designed to engage youth by teaching basic sport and aquatic …

Curling Bonspiel

2020/01/29 – 8:30 am

If you are looking for a great way to get some exercise, have fun with your friends, meet new people or enjoy a bit of …

Mindfulness and Meditation Workshop

2020/01/22 – 8:30 am

Join Sport and Wellness February 10 from 5 to 6 p.m. for our latest Wellness Workshop. Mindfulness meditation involves paying attention to the present moment, …

Learn 2 Snowshoe

2020/01/22 – 8:30 am

Discover Edmonton’s River Valley in the winter time. Learn about the history of winter travel before exploring the natural beauty of Whitemud Park North with …

Join a sport club on campus

2020/01/22 – 8:30 am

MacEwan Employees who are members of Sport and Wellness, can rekindle their passion for sport with Sport Clubs. Exciting clubs that are running, pending approval …

Jasper day trip – Feb. 1

2020/01/08 – 8:30 am

The snow and mountains are calling! This Jasper daytrip allows you to experience skiing/snowboarding at Marmot Basin. No experience required. Price includes transportation to and …

Learn to Ski or Snowboard – Jan. 29

2020/01/08 – 8:30 am

Are you looking to sharpen your downhill skills? Maybe you’re interested in going on the Jasper day trip but don’t know how to ski or …

Make time for you

2019/12/18 – 8:30 am

If you’re going to say it, make it easier on yourself and do it here! Get fitter, healthier and happier in 2020 at Sport and …

Nutrition Essentials Workshop – Jan. 20

2019/12/18 – 8:30 am

In this workshop, we will bust common myths surrounding nutrition trends, break down macronutrients to understand how they affect our bodies, as well as learn …

Join a sport league

2019/12/18 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University Sport and Wellness leagues are a great way to have fun with coworkers and friends or meet new people. Choose from basketball, badminton, …

Beat stress with fitness

2019/12/04 – 8:30 am

It’s not too late to register for Winter Sport and Wellness Courses and Wellness Healthy Body=Healthy Mind Programs. You can improve your health using Access …

Register now for employee classes and memberships

2019/11/20 – 8:30 am

Improve your health using Access to University Learning Activities Funds on Sport and Wellness Healthy Body=Healthy Mind programs.
Membership Programs
Sidekick Six | Jan 1 – …

Recreation Rec-tathlon

2019/10/30 – 8:30 am

In our inaugural Recreation Pentathlon, teams of 8 to 10 people will compete in five recreational activities: Dodgeball, Survivor, Quidditch, Hungry, Hungry Humans and a …

Jr. Griffins November break aquatic camps

2019/10/30 – 8:30 am

Give your kids a few days of fun and learning new skills at our Jr. Griffins November break aquatic camp.
This co-ed camp will not only …

Ergonomics & Posture Workshop

2019/10/23 – 8:30 am

Do you feel achy and stiff by the end of the work day? Many occupations involve performing repetitive tasks or spending sedentary time in uncomfortable …

Indoor Ultimate Tournament – Nov. 17

2019/10/23 – 8:30 am

Get a jump on your “team” or “free agent” registration and register before November 7 to get early bird pricing.
Whether you have played Ultimate all …

Inspiring Change: Goal Setting to Overcome Barriers

2019/10/23 – 8:30 am

Are you struggling to maintain a healthy lifestyle? You are not alone. Come learn some key tools to promote behaviour change for a healthy lifestyle. …

Registration open for rec sport leagues!

2019/09/11 – 8:30 am

Get a jump on your “team” or “free agent” registration and register before September 17 to get early bird pricing. Whether you have played sports …

Register for Fall Sport and Wellness Courses

2019/07/31 – 8:30 am

Live Better with the Sport and Wellness Fall Guide, available August 1 for pick up or download. Program and courses registration is now open. Commit …

Junior Griffins aquatic and sport summer camps

2019/07/03 – 8:30 am

Give your kids a week of fun and learning new skills at our Jr Griffins Summer camps running throughout July and August.
Aquatic Camps
This summer, in …

Scientific Discoveries Summer Camp

2019/06/26 – 8:30 am

Summer is for going on adventures! Send your mighty learner on a journey across the science spectrum, with a week full of fun, hands-on activities!
This …

Spikeball tournament – register by June 10

2019/05/22 – 8:30 am

Spikeball is a cross between volleyball and four-square. It is played two-on-two, with a hula hoop–sized Spikeball net placed between the teams. A player starts …

Evening canoe trip – registration deadline is June 11

2019/05/22 – 8:30 am

Enjoy an evening paddle on the water with a friend or family member. You’ll learn the basics of tandem canoeing, while watching the sunset. An …

Spend the day back in time – June 8

2019/05/15 – 8:30 am

Join Sport and Wellness on June 8 for this day trip sure to take you back in time. Explore the history of dinosaurs, the unparalleled …