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Kinesiology and Recreation Management News Archive

Kerri Chase smiles, wearing a black long sleeve

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

FKRM’s Kerri Chase announces retirement

April 26, 2022 — 
Congratulations are in order for Kerri Chase, the Joe Doupe Recreation Centre (JDRC) supervisor, who has announced her retirement after twelve years at UM.


Amirali lifts weights

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

UM Recreation Services member testimonial project underway

April 18, 2022 — 
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the recreation facilities and programs at the University of Manitoba have seen many changes as decision-makers grapple with changing restrictions and difficult circumstances.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Celebrating Indigenous health principles through art

April 14, 2022 — 
Artist Kristin Flattery shares her vision and talent with FKRM

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Mavignier and teammate jump in celebration on the soccer field, wearing Bisons jerseys

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Bisons alum Bruna Mavignier makes it to Canada Soccer

April 13, 2022 — 
Bruna Mavginier, former Bisons soccer player, coach, and UM alum, has recently been hired full-time with Canada Soccer, working as a sports scientist with the NDC (National Development Centre) program in Ontario and the U-17 National Team, which will be travelling to the Dominican Republic for the Concacaf World Cup qualifiers on Thursday.

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Marissa Naylor stands with a bowling ball and a certificate after placing 2nd in the Team Canada tenpin bowling trials

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

FRKM alumni profile: Marissa Naylor

April 13, 2022 — 
Marissa Naylor, recent Recreation Management and Community Development graduate with a minor in marketing, placed 2nd in the Team Canada tenpin bowling trials last week, earning a spot with Team Canada to compete in the World Championships that will be held in October.

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Fifteen-year-old Russian skater Kamila Valieva reacts after her routine in the women’s free skate program during the 2022 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Would adding a minimum age limit for the Olympic Games protect youth athletes from doping?

February 18, 2022 — 
The delayed news of Kamila Valieva positive test raised many questions, including whether it is time to add minimum age limits to Olympic participation

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Street art in Prague reads: "if not us then who, if not now then when?"

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

What does it mean to be antiracist?

February 17, 2022 — 
Most of us have heard the term “anti-racist”—in the media, in social settings, on our Instagram feeds—but what does this term really mean?

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student climbing on side of mountain

Flatlanders reach new heights

February 14, 2022 — 
This weekend, FKRM major Alex Russell will be heading out to Richmond, B.C. to compete in the Senior Lead Climbing Nationals, alongside—and against— fellow climber Dylan Pereira.

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cross country ski trails

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

When life gives you snow, make trails

February 10, 2022 — 
If cross country skiing is something you’d like to try, The Winnipeg Trails Association will have their Mobile Ski Library at the Southwood Lands ski trails on Friday, February 25 from 11:00 a.m to 1:30 p.m

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Photo of clock with 43 seconds on it.

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Three Minute Thesis challengers announced – mark your calendars!

February 9, 2022 — 
Come support our graduate students at three exciting heats!

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