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Ping-Pong lounge

2016/05/18 – 8:30 am

As of May 2, the Sport and Wellness Ping-Pong lounge is now open for use! We have three official-sized tables in Room 8-218 (just upstairs …

Acupuncture Teaching Clinic now accepting appointments

2016/05/04 – 8:30 am

The Acupuncture Teaching Clinic at MacEwan University is accepting appointments for May and June. In order to provide the students with a productive learning experience, …

Massage Therapy Teaching Clinic accepting appointments

2016/05/04 – 8:30 am

EDIT: Now fully booked!
The Massage Therapy Teaching Clinic is accepting appointments for May and June. In order to provide the students with a productive learning experience, …

Employee-only spring fitness and aquatic programs

2016/04/20 – 8:30 am

Registration deadline for Healthy Body= Healthy Mind (HB=HM) classes is fast approaching. Register by May 5 to take advantage of specialty classes available exclusively to …

Find Your Awesome this spring and summer

2016/03/23 – 8:30 am

The MacEwan University Sport and Wellness 2016 Spring/ Summer programming guide is available for download or to pick up at the Christenson Family Centre for Sport and …

Employee-only spring fitness and aquatic programs

2016/03/23 – 8:30 am

Healthy Body= Healthy Mind (HB=HM) consists of specialty courses and classes available exclusively to MacEwan University’s Staff and Faculty.
Whether you are new to the gym, …

Leap Year Sale

2016/02/24 – 11:50 am

February 29 comes around once every four years, so to celebrate, MacEwan University Sport and Wellness is bringing back our 2012 Employee Membership pricing for …

Selecting a personal trainer

2016/01/13 – 8:30 am

Contributed by Dave Kato, MA CSCS,*D
We have all seen them on TV—the personal trainer to the celebrities and personal trainers who are celebrities themselves (think The Biggest …

Baby steps

2016/01/06 – 8:30 am

Contributed by Dave Kato, MA CSCS,*D
It’s the most painful time of the year…. If Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, New Year’s …

Swim, bike and run for less

2015/12/23 – 8:30 am

Have you ever wanted to try triathlon? Start in January and realize your goal. Sport and Wellness has significantly reduced rates on our Triathlon Training …

Find Your Awesome with employee-only winter fitness and aquatic programs

2015/12/23 – 8:30 am

Healthy Body= Healthy Mind consists of specialty courses available exclusively to MacEwan University’s staff and faculty.
These courses are eligible for coverage through the Access to …

Learn to swim and get fit at Sport and Wellness Aquatic Centre

2015/12/23 – 8:30 am

You’re never too young to start and never too old to learn. Our Swim for LifeTM Program stresses lots of in-water practice to develop solid …

Find Your Awesome with employee-only winter fitness and aquatic programs

2015/12/02 – 8:30 am

Healthy Body = Healthy Mind consists of specialty courses available exclusively to MacEwan University’s staff and faculty. These courses are eligible for coverage through the …

November Tidbit Cafe: Learning to Breathe – Nov. 19

2015/11/12 – 8:30 am

The respiratory system is unique in that it is both involuntary and voluntary. Learn about this amazing process we take for granted with each breath …

Pregnancy, Infant and Adolescent massage clinic

2015/10/07 – 8:30 am

The Massage Therapy Teaching Clinic at MacEwan University will be hosting a special Pregnancy, Infant and Adolescent Clinic this November.

Universities Curling League

2015/09/23 – 8:30 am

The Universities Curling League is the consolidation of curlers from MacEwan University, University of Alberta and NAIT. The league is currently seeking curlers to play on Monday …

Big Day of Awesome—Win $1,000 prize package

2015/09/16 – 8:30 am

Bring your swimsuits and fitness gear on Wednesday, September 16, and join Sport and Wellness for a free preview of all our fitness, aquatics and recreation programming during …

Fall into fitness

2015/09/09 – 8:30 am

Value-added classes are FREE drop-in classes for MacEwan employees with a membership ($36.80 per month or $368 per year), a drop-in ($6.50), 10-visit pass ($58.50) …

Last chance to Find Your Awesome with employee-only fall fitness and aquatic programs

2015/09/02 – 8:30 am

Healthy Body = Healthy Mind consists of specialty courses available exclusively to MacEwan University’s staff and faculty. Registration deadline for Fabulous Four, Sidekick Six and …

“Find Your Awesome” with employee-only fall fitness and aquatic programs

2015/08/12 – 8:30 am

“Healthy Body = Healthy Mind” consists of specialty courses available exclusively to MacEwan University’s staff and faculty.
These courses are eligible for coverage through the …

Fall Sport and Wellness registration now open

2015/08/12 – 8:30 am

Download a copy from our website or pick up a copy of the Fall 2015 Sport and Wellness program guide to find our exciting lineup of …

Fall Sport and Wellness Guide drops August 6

2015/08/05 – 9:08 am

Download a copy from our website or pick up a copy of the Fall 2015 Sport and Wellness program guide to find our exciting lineup of …

Employee discounts on Junior Griffins Sport Camps

2015/08/05 – 8:30 am

Space is still available in some of our Junior Griffins Sport Camps. These week-long camps are designed to promote individual skill development within the context …

Employee Sport and Wellness summer pass special

2015/08/05 – 8:30 am

August is the last chance to purchase discounted one-month Sport and Wellness passes for MacEwan University employees, students, alumni and the public. Starting September 1, there will …

No School? Get in the Pool!

2015/07/15 – 8:30 am

There’s no better way to beat 30-degree heat than a dip in the pool.
That’s why Sport and Wellness has discounted child and youth swimming passes …

Find your way with the Recreation Summer Outdoor Series

2015/06/09 – 3:47 pm

Don’t get lost again. Find your way around with a compass and maps, and improve your navigation skills with Orienteering and Navigation.
Registration for this installment …