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! 

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 Nick Holt talks to CBC about e3 Brazil and the World Cup

    e3 is different because its flexible. Students may combine up to three of the following program components during their summer aboard; Language, academic coursework and internship placement (work, volunteer or research)

  2. Dr Ann Hall Honoured with 50th Anniversary Reception at NASSH

    Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Dr. Ann Hall, distinguished presenter of the Maxwell L. and Reet Howell International Address at North American Society for Sport History (NASSH) 2014.

  3. New Director Announced for Canadian Athletics Coaching Centre

    The Canadian Athletics Coaching Centre (CACC) and the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta are pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Kropman as the new Director of the Centre, commencing July 1, 2014.

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