Faculty of Kinesiology

UWinnipeg student promoting mental health during Royal Visit

When Danielle Sicotte was told she would be meeting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their Royal Visit to Canada, she thought it was a joke.

RBC supports community recreation in RecPlex

UWinnipeg, in partnership with Spence Neighbourhood Association, received a $25,000 RBC Learn to Play Project grant today. This will allow hundreds of inner city youth and families to access high-quality programming for free.

UWinnipeg’s Sun Life Diabetes Awareness and Education Program

Since its inception in 2013, over 120 students have participated in the program designed to improve their type 2 diabetes knowledge and understanding of the simple, everyday things they can do to improve their health and food choices.

UWinnipeg talent heads to Pan Am Games

  WINNIPEG, MB – Dedicated University of Winnipeg folks with specific areas of expertise are heading to Toronto to participate in the 2015 Pan Am Games, which run from July 10 to 26. Larry McKay will be putting his coaching skills to good use. McKay is head coach of UWinnipeg’s Wesmen Men’s Volleyball Team. During …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction

Three highly accomplished women who are part of the University of Winnipeg community were honoured with 2015 YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards on Wednesday, May 6. The University of Winnipeg offers sincere congratulations to: Dr. Anna Stokke – Community Activism & Social Enterprise Dr. Stokke is an Associate Professor, Mathematics and Statistics at UWinnipeg. Her …Read more >

Canadian Footwear donates new shoes for teens

 Youth enrolled in UWinnipeg’s Sun Life Diabetes Awareness & Education Program benefit with high quality footwear Brian Scharfstein, President of Canadian Footwear, donates shoes to Winnipeg teens   WINNIPEG, MB –Today 26 students from Gordon Bell High School got to put their best foot forward. Brian Scharfstein, President of Canadian Footwear, donated 26 pairs of …Read more >

MPG on Campus Grand Opening Saturday, December 13

Mondetta Performance Gear – Mondetta’s fashion forward active wear collection – is on sale at this Saturday’s Grand Opening:         Saturday, December 13th 9 am – 6 pm 2nd floor Duckworth Centre 400 Spence Street – University of Winnipeg campus •    store discounts & giveaways all day long! (NOTE the store offers …Read more >

United Health and RecPlex dedicated to campus and community health

Enjoying the new United Health and RecPlex – photo by Kelly Morton Dedication ceremony held for $40 million recreation and wellness destination WINNIPEG, MB – A dedication ceremony was followed by public tours of the most significant recreation and wellness facility ever created in Winnipeg’s inner city community today, bringing The University of Winnipeg United …Read more >

RecPlex tour November 7 – all welcome

The RecPlex in action – community residents, students and Wesmen athletes enjoy the new space – October 5, 2014 Everyone welcome! Come take a tour of the new United Health and RecPlex on Friday, November 7, 2014, at 12:30 pm. The $40 million dollar UNITED Health and RecPlex is the most comprehensive athletic and wellness …Read more >

Join Us As We Celebrate A New Era

It’s an exciting time for those of us who teach, study, and conduct research in the area of Kinesiology, and who coach, plan, and lead athletic programming at The University of Winnipeg. What began with a few courses fifty years ago is today the Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health. Please join us as …Read more >