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. Professor PearlAnn Reichwein, Finalist in Banff Mountain Book Competition

    The Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation congratulates Professor, PearlAnn Reichwein as a finalist in the Banff Mountain Book Competition. Today’s recognition places her insightful book, Climber’s Paradise: Making Canada’s Mountain Parks, 1906–1974, among top contenders in the Mountain and Wilderness Literature, Non-Fiction category.

  2. Soak up vitamin N when you walk in our sunny river valley - Professor Billy Strean

    Spending time in nature not only energizes you, “your brain is going to function better, and you’ll be happier". Strean

  3. Daybreak Albertas Chris dela Torre speaks to Zac Robinson

    Dr. Zac Robinson talks to CBC Radio about his latest book, Conrad Kain: Letters from a Wandering Mountain Guide, 1906-1933 (University of Alberta Press, 2014), an edition of letters written by one of Canada's greatest mountain guides and raconteurs.

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