Celebrating 50 Years

Join us as we celebrate our 50th anniversary with an array of Golden Events! Throughout the year we will highlight our faculty and the variety of accomplishments, both past and present, which make us who we are. Celebrate with us as we showcase our current research initiatives, view the opening of our new first class facilities and recreation programs and take a walk through our athletic history and commemorate our past and future!

We look forward to another fifty years of tradition, excellence and diversity. 

Find out more about how the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation will celebrate its Golden Anniversary here

Achieve your academic potential in a faculty that offers both arts and science degrees that lead to a rewarding future.  See how our degrees can open doors to a great career!


Did you know the faculty currently offers Dance Education classes and will be starting to offer its first Mountain Studies course in the winter of 2014?  Learn more about our Dance Coaching Program and the Mountain Studies Initiative that we currently offer and how you can weave these areas into your Degree.



  1. New Fitness Centre Set to Open December 1

    The Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation is pleased to announce the new Fitness Centre (located in the Physical Activity and Wellness Centre) will open December 1. In order to prepare for the opening, there will be a reduction in usage of the old Fitness Centre as staff begin to move pieces of equipment out and installing them in the new location on November 20. New pieces of equipment will continue to arrive throughout the months of December and January to fully outfit the new Fitness Centre in PAW.

  2. Phys ed grad finds meaningful work in the power of play

  3. Edmontons Al Shamal Shrine donate $25,000 to P.A.L.S

    A generous donation of $25,000 from Edmonton’s Al Shamal Shrine will go a long ways to help meet increasing demand for P.A.L.S, (Physical Activity Led by Students) an innovative and integrative program of the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation’s Steadward Centre Free2BMe staff.

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