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A woman doing an aerobic exercise

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Kick off your summer with Staff Appreciation Week on June 12

June 2, 2023 — 
It's time to show our appreciation to UM Faculty and Staff for their hard work and dedication throughout the academic year.

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Group of people at sneaker day event taking selfie with Billy the Bison

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Get moving on campus with Sneaker Day  

May 16, 2023 — 
It's time to lace up your sneakers and get active by joining everyone outside on our UM campuses! On Wednesday, June 14, the UM community will celebrate Sneaker Day with an accessible campus walk.


Climbers posing for picture in front of the Kilter Board

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

U of Them Mondays at the bouldering wall

May 4, 2023 — 
As Pride Week kicks off at the end of this month, the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, specifically Recreation Services, continues to create a welcoming space for the 2SLGBTQ+ community.

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Students snowshoeing as part of the Jack Frost Challenge.

Get UM winter-active

January 24, 2023 — 
Free cross-country skiing, fat-tire biking, snow-shoeing and winter walks for Jack Frost Challenge

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Let’s Talk about mental health and end the stigmatizing of mental illnesses

January 16, 2023 — 
January 25 is Bell Let’s Talk Day; check out how UM is joining the conversation

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Come ski for free at UM Southwood Grounds

January 12, 2023 — 
Winnipeg Trails and UM Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management have teamed up to offer a free skiing event on January 19-20, and you're invited!


Two students featured walking together indoors, while masked., various other students, also masked are walking by.


Welcome to Winter Term 2023

January 9, 2023 — 
Find out how to get involved and stay connected outside of formal classes through programs, events, and activities that have been planned throughout January.

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Karate instructor demonstrating punching technique

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Five reasons to try dance and martial arts programs for free, Jan. 9-15

December 22, 2022 — 
UM Recreation Services is opening the dance and martial arts programs to UM students and members for free, January 9-14. But why should you take time out of your busy schedule to give them a try? There are many reasons, so we narrowed the list down to the best ones!


kim standing in the Joe Doupe Rec Centre gymnasium

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

UM Recreation Services testimonial: Kim Armitt

November 16, 2022 — 
Kim Armitt, who works as the manager of physician’s services at the Health Sciences Centre, has been an avid member at the Joe Doupe Recreation Centre for several years


Yellow autumn leaves on trees on the Duckworth Quad on the Fort Garry campus.


This Fall Term break build healthy habits to help support mental health and well-being

November 4, 2022 — 
As you head into a well-deserved Fall Term break, be reminded of the many resources, programs, services and supports that are available to support your mental health, well-being and your academic success.

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