Registration for most Fall Recreation Special Events opens August 3.
For information about these upcoming Recreation programs, email recreation@macEwan.ca
|Learn 2 Tandem Canoe and Stand-Up Paddle Boarding||Spend an hour on each activity and experience the best of both tandem canoeing and stand-up paddle boarding! Program will provide an introduction to the equipment, basic skills, safety and balance!|
|Sat||Aug 12*||9:45 a.m.-12 p.m.||92173||Rundle Park (2909-113 Ave)||Student- $30|
|Sat||Aug 12*||9:45 a.m.-12 p.m.||92167||Rundle Park (2909-113 Ave)||Member- $35|
|Sat||Aug 12*||9:45 a.m.-12 p.m.||92173||Rundle Park (2909-113 Ave)||Public- $40|
*Registration deadline August 4
|Fall Road Trip- Whitewater Rafting & Caving||Experience a two-day adventure trip in the Canadian Rockies! On day one, you’ll wind, splash and paddle your way down the exciting Kananaskis River, while day two will be spent crawling, exploring and rappelling in one of Canmore’s most famous cave systems. No experience is required. Full trip details are online at MacEwan.ca/Recreation under Special Events. This trip is only open to 40 current MacEwan University students who have paid their Sport and Wellness Fee (enrolled in 6 or more credits/term). Students must be 18+ to register. Registration is in-person only and opens at 7 a.m. on Mon, Sep 18. Arrive early as spots fill up very quickly.|
|Sat- Sun||Sep 30- Oct 1||5:30 a.m.-9 p.m.||92935||Canmore, AB||Male- $195|
|Sat- Sun||Sep 30- Oct 1||5:30 a.m.-9 p.m.||92936||Canmore, AB||Female- $195|
For more information on the trip (such as registration process, itinerary, activity information, and what to bring), please read the Trip Information Package.
|Mission Inflatable||You find yourself in a gymnasium full of giant inflatable challenges with only one way out. Your mission, should you choose to accept|
it: crack the codes to four padlocks, retrieve all of your clues, and break out! Teams of two will have 20 minutes to work together
using both physical ability and mental logic to solve a series of puzzles. Fastest overall team wins a ski trip! Challenge those around you to see who can be the MacEwan University Recreation Champion! Do you have what it takes?
|Sat||Oct 14||12-5 p.m.||92933||MUSW Gym||Student- $15*|
|Sat||Oct 14||12-5 p.m.||92934||MUSW Gym||Member- $20*|
|Sat||Oct 14||12-5 p.m.||93516||MUSW Gym||Student- $20+|
|Sat||Oct 14||12-5 p.m.||93517||MUSW Gym||Member- $25+|
|Family Day||It’s a bouncy day at MacEwan University! Families can bounce their way through a series of inflatable obstacle courses. Spend time|
together and make this event a family tradition. All ages are welcome. Adult supervision required.
|Sat||Oct 14||9-11 a.m.||93564||MUSW Gym||Child- $5 (Unlimited Play)|
*Early bird registration deadline Friday, October 6, 2017
+Regular registration deadline October 14, 2017
Join your fellow students, staff, and faculty as we take on year 2 of our MacEwan vs. NAIT Challenges. These challenges are Free for everyone to participate in. Individual prizes are available for top performers and also drawn at random!
Spinning is a great form of low-impact physical activity, is perfect for all ages, and is excellent for building strength and stamina. Track your spin time from October 23-29 at the MacEwan University Sport and Wellness fitness centre desk and in the Spin Studio! All spinning time counts towards this Bike Challenge; the school with the longest cumulative participant spin time wins! Prizes will be awarded to the MacEwan individuals with the longest weekly cumulative spin times.
|Mon- Sun||Oct 23-29||MUSW Fitness Centre & Spin Studio|
Show your love and support for sport - wear your favourite jersey on Friday November 17! The school with more people wearing jerseys and posting photos wins! In addition, the school that raises more money for KidSport also wins!
How to enter: Join us at 12 p.m. in the MUSW Gym to take a large MacEwan University group photo AND/OR Post a photo of you and your friends/coworkers wearing a Jersey using #MacEwanRec.
Donations to KidSport can be made online or collected at the Welcome Desk. Donations over $20+ are eligible for a tax receipt.
MacEwan won the 2016-17 school challenge series with a 3-2 win a gainst NAIT, see below for a recap of the events.
|Treadmill (time in hours)||Sep 18-24, 2016||NAIT||114.1 Hours Total|
|Bike (time in hours)||Oct 23-29, 2016||MacEwan||126.5 Hours Total|
|Jersey Day||Nov 18, 2016||NAIT||202 participants and $1,404.30 raised|
|March Group Fitness||March 1-31, 2016||MacEwan||1,191 particpants|
|Sneak it In Social Media Contest||April 3-7, 2016||MacEwan||4 social media posts|
|Paint Night||With the perfect combination of creativity and conversation, guests spend two hours creating a one-of-a-kind painting while|
spending time with friends. You don’t have to be artist to get creative; no experience is required.
Fee includes aprons, canvases, paint, brushes, easels, and two hours of instruction. Food and beverages are not included.
|Tue||Nov 7||6-9 p.m.||94163||Pint (10125-109 St.)||Student- $35|
|Tue||Nov 7||6-9 p.m.||94164||Pint (10125-109 St.)||Member- $40|
Stay tuned for more information about our upcoming Winter 2018 Events. Here’s a sneak peek of what you can look forward to!
- Yoga Rave
- Winter Road Trip - Dog Sledding & Skii/Snowboarding (2 Days/1Night)
- More MacEwan vs. NAIT Challenges
- Pub Trivia Night
- And so much more!