Strathcona High School

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Wellness Centre and University Partnership

SCONA PAW Centre Partnership with the U of Alberta

Strathcona High School partnered with the University of Alberta’s Wellness Centre in 2011.   The benefits of this partnership are immense and include:

  • the  University providing a Certified Athletic Therapist to students and staff at the Scona Wellness Center
  • a certified instructor for CPR and AED training though the Lifesaving Society.  All grade 10 students registered in PE are instructed and trained in these potentially lifesaving skills and have the opportunity to certify at the conclusion of the course
  • use of the Saville Centre, climbing walls, group fitness programs, self defense programming and  access to Sport Psychologists, Medical experts for sport injuries, U of A coaches and athletes and extra staffing for the Scona Wellness Centre
  • athletic therapy services at all contact sporting events and hosted tournaments
  • sport specific training for teams – ex.  Off season training opportunities for football, volleyball and rugby
  • access to nutritional support via certified dietitians
  • Bursary opportunity for a student entering the Faculty of Physical Education  and Recreation each year of the partnership