Phys. Ed, Fitness and Aquatics



Phys Ed:
This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle and participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that have the potential to engage students' interest throughout their lives. Students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in a variety of movement skills, and will be given opportunities to practice goal setting, decision making, coping, social, and interpersonal skills. Students will also study the components of healthy relationships, reproductive health, mental health, and personal safety.

 

Fitness:
This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable fitness activities that promote life-long healthy active living. Student learning will include the application of movement principles to refine their skills, participation in a variety of fitness activities (e.g. aerobics, weight training, jazzercise, self-defense etc.) that enhance personal competence and health and examination of issues related to healthy living.

                   
         
Aquatics:
These courses emphasize regular participation in a variety of enjoyable aquatics activities that promote life-long healthy active living. Student learning will include the application of movement principles to refine aquatics skills (e.g. speed swimming, water polo, life saving awards, CPR), participation in a variety of aquatic activities that enhance personal competence, fitness and health and the examination of issues related to healthy living. Reference should be made to the Healthy Active Living Education open course descriptions for Grades 10, 11 and 12 for health areas of study.