Physical Activity & Wellness Courses

Physical Education 10, 20, 30

Students develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to lead an active, healthy lifestyle. A variety of sport and recreational activities will be covered including traditional sports such as volleyball, soccer and badminton and more non-traditional sports in alternative environments such as aquatics and broomball. The aim of the course is to promote and encourage life-long participation in physical activity.

There are also combination sections available which combine Physical Education 10 with either Career and Life Management (CALM) or Personal Fitness.

Physical Education 10 Overview

Career & Life Management (CALM) Overview

Personal Fitness 10, 20, 30

This exciting opportunity is available to all students and is intended to provide learning opportunities for students with a passion for athletics, wellness and sports. You may wish to improve performance, challenge yourself physically and/or potentially pursue a career in the athletic field. This will be completed through a combination of theory and practical outcomes.

Modules include elements such as nutrition, goal setting and mental training, all of which will center on sport and the application of sport into life both inside and outside of the school. This material will review topics and issues not traditionally present in the regular physical education program.

This co-ed learning opportunity has been purposefully crafted to promote self-awareness, team building and lifelong wellness. In these courses a desire to improve and an evolving work ethic are central to success. If you like to have fun while learning and are ready to take action, this is the course for you!

Students in this course will improve upon their balance, coordination, speed, flexibility, strength, agility and power. We focus on the latest training principles while applying them to our workouts during class time. The training principles that we apply are functional movements, core strength, resistance training, stretching, Olympic lifting and plyometrics.

All students must register under Personal Fitness regardless of what grade or how many times they have taken Personal Fitness.  Once registered the student will placed in the appropriate class by the lead teacher.

As this course is optional to students, you are expected to be highly motivated and a conscientious individual who is ready to excel on a daily basis. Students enrolled in this course will be dedicated to becoming a better athlete through performance enhancement training and by understanding the associated theoretical background.

Module Evaluation Criteria:
Each student will receive one credit for each individual module completed. Grades will be based upon theoretical and practical work (workouts) completed during class time.

Sports Medicine 15, 25, 35

The main goal of the Sports Medicine courses is to provide students with an opportunity to learn a wide variety of knowledge, skills and attitudes regarding the immediate care, taping and strapping practical application, injury rehabilitation exercise, assessment for injury prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Through the combination of theory and practical experience, students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for attaining peak performance. Throughout the course students work closely with our Athletic Therapist and credentialed teacher to ensure they are confident in their practical training.