The aim of the kindergarten to grade 12 physical education program is to enable individuals to develop the knowledge, skills and attitiude necessary to lead an active and healthy lifestyle.
The grade 9 Physical Education program is designed to create a positive, fun and safe environment for students participating in a wide variety of physical activities. Full participation, positive social interaction and proper gym attire are keys to success for this class. The grade 9 program prepares the students entering the high school credit system.
Students are introduced to a wide variety of activities both in and out of the gymnasium. In addition to gym and field activities the PE classes also go to the pool, fieldhouse and arena.
PE 20 is an optional course aimed toward students who have a strong interest in human movement and learning about leadership skills. The course includes written assignments involving various aspects of the physical education ABCD curriculum will be covered. Students are expected to complete a minimum of 10 PE Volunteer hours outside of class time.
PE 30 is an optional course. Students will be expected to take various leadership roles in many class activities to create a fun, safe learning environment for everyone. Students are expected to complete a minimum of 15 PE Volunteer hours outside of class time.
Fitness courses offer students the opportunity to learn the strategies to develop a healthy, active lifestyle and appreciate the benefits from daily activity. Each student is required to work towards creating a personalized workout plan that specifically targets thei individual fitness goals. This course has been created as a 1 credit CTS modules. In Fitness 15 you have the opportunity to earn as many as 4 credits. The individual modules covered are: Health Service Foundations, Musculoskeletal System, Cardiovascular System and Foundations for Training 1.
In Fitness 25 you have the opportunity to ear as many as 3 credits. The individual modules covered are: Sports Nutrition, Injury Management and Foundations of Training 2.
The express purpose of this course is to introduce students to the science & technology of Yoga. This course will expose students to ways yoga can contribute to a healthy lifestyle and encourage students to amke yoga part of their daily routine beyond the classroom.
The fitness centre is fully equipped and operational. It contains a variety of fitness apparatus located in two large rooms overlooking the gymnasium. During class time the centre is used for classes however it is available in the morning, lunch and after school for students and staff who have purchased a gym membership providing there is supervision. Memberships are $30 for the school year. Students can pick up fitness forms at the office.
The intramural program takes place in the gym Monday to Friday at lunch hour. It is a 40 minute activity in which students are welcomed to play with proper gym attire.