Special Events

Registration for Spring/ Summer Recreation Special Events is open!

For information about these upcoming Recreation programs, contact Jess Walker.

Learn 2

Get outside this summer and take advantage of some amazing activities with Recreation’s Learn 2 Summer Outdoor Series. These programs are fun, informative, and allow you to spend some quality time in Edmonton’s beautiful River Valley! Program locations vary by activity and participants are responsible for their own transportation.

Learn 2 Registration Steps

  1. Payment completed (in-person at the Sport and Wellness Welcome Desk)
  2. Complete this online Form.
  3. Read email communication sent closer to the event date (clothing requirements, maps, payment follow-ups, etc.)
  4. On activity day, arrive at our meeting point at 9:45 a.m. (indicated by “Red Star” on maps sent in the email)
  5. Sign Waiver on event day and at the meeting location.


Day Dates Time Code Price Location
Sat Jul 14 9:45 a.m. -12 p.m. 96316 Student- $30
Victoria Park
(12130 River Valley Rd
93615 Member - $35
Public - $40

Registration Deadline Friday, Jul 6

Tandem Canoeing & Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

Day Dates Time Code Price Location
Sat Aug 11 9:45 a.m.-12 p.m. 96314 Student- $30 Rundle Park
(2909-113 Ave
93617 Member - $35
Public - $40

Registration Deadline Friday, Aug 3

Drop-in Spring/ Summer Sports

Grab some colleagues, grab your shoes, and have a great time. If you haven’t played before, this is a great introduction to a sport in a low-pressure environment that’s all about fun and no commitment! Drop-in and Live to Play! Participants with Sport and Wellness memberships already have access to our facility.

If you are not a Sport and Wellness member you will need to pay for access in order to receive equipment to play in the gym. As Spikeball will be played outside, there is no fee. Your Games Lounge ID will need to be exchanged at the Welcome Desk for equipment.

SportDay Dates Time   Location Price
BasketballMon May 1
-Aug 31
12-1 p.m. South Court
David Atkinson Gymnasium
with Membership
or paid access
BadmintonTue May 1
-Aug 31
12-1 p.m. South Court
David Atkinson Gymnasium
with Membership
or paid access
SpikeballThu May 1
-Aug 31
12-1 p.m. Outside grass,
north of Sport and Wellness

Spring/ Summer Games Lounge

Need a short break from looking at your computer screen? Check out our games lounge (8-211) this Spring and Summer! It’s a great way to interact with current colleagues and meet new ones! There will be a variety of items to do in the lounge including Table Tennis, Monopoly, Scrabble, Clue, Crib, and more! Pay a one-time $5 fee at the Sport and Wellness Welcome Desk for access from May 1- August 31. Games Lounge ID will need to be exchanged at the Welcome Desk for a key to the room, equipment and games.

Day Dates Time   Code Location Price
Mon- Fri May 1
-Aug 31
9 a.m.
-5 p.m.
96321 8-211 Student/ Member/ Public
Summer Pass- $5

MacEwan vs NAIT Challenge

April marks the end of another MacEwan vs NAIT Challenge and another victory for MacEwan! MacEwan University prevails with a 4-1 challenge victory. MacEwan students, staff and public Sport and Wellness members participated in five challenges throughout the year.

2017-18 Challenge

Challenge Date Winning School Outcome
Bike (time in hours) Oct 23-29, 2017 MacEwan University 116.5 hours total.
Jersey Day Nov 17, 2017 MacEwan University 136 participants and $414 raised for KidSport
Treadmill (time in hours) Jan 22-26, 2018 MacEwan University 534.81 miles or 860.7 km.
Squat (reps) Feb 12-16, 2018 MacEwan University 11,438 squats.
Group Fitness (classes) Mar 1-31, 2018 NAIT 628 class participants.

2016-17 Recap

MacEwan won the 2016-17 school challenge series with a 3-2 win a gainst NAIT, see below for a recap of the events. 

Yoga Rave

Check out the Yoga Rave 2018 video!

Check back for details on our next Yoga Rave.

Schedules & Guides
Aquatic & Fitness Classes

More videos available at youtube.com/MacEwanWellness