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General Information for The Steadward Centre
for Personal & Physical Achievement

Staff/Volunteer Recruitment

The Steadward Centre Volunteer Opportunity

The Steadward Centre is always interested in hearing from interested and prospective volunteers.  Volunteer duties range from assisting clients and staff with fitness regimes, to helping with special events, to fund-raising and other tasks.  If you are interested, please contact us by phone at 780-492-3182, e-mail at or download our Volunteer Recruitment Form in either MS Word Format or Adobe PDF format.


What is it?
A group of people from The Steadward Centre (clients, friends, family, community, etc.) forming a group or committee.

When will they meet?
Advocacy Committee meetings will take place the 1st Friday of every month from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon at rotating Steadward Centres (University, AOB, St. Joe's).

Purpose of Group?
To discuss issues pertaining to The Steadward Centre, marketing and volunteer opportunities, social events, etc. This is very important with upcoming events/initiatives. Such events include:

  • Saturday, November 27, 2004 (10:00 am - 5:00 pm) - Safeway Garneau "Charity Checkout" - volunteers provided.
  • Saturday, February 12, 2005 - Safeway Garneau "Show Your Heart" Campaign - volunteers needed.
  • Sunday, March 6, 2005 - The Steadward Centre Indoor Classic Fun Run.
  • Petition to be organized and circulated (valuing the services of The Steadward Centre and our need to expand).

The Advocacy Committee Description is also available in Adobe PDF format.

For additional information, please contact:

Sandy Jacobson
Campaign Administrator
The Steadward Centre
(tel) 780-492-9389


The newsletter of The Steadward Centre, Achieve!, is available in either HTML (web page) or PDF format.

Achieve! September 2005 (Volume 4, Number 1) PDF Format

Achieve! June 2004 (Volume 3, Number 1) HTML Format

Achieve! June 2004 (Volume 3, Number 1) PDF Format

Achieve! November 2003 (Volume 2, Number 2) HTML Format

Achieve! November 2003 (Volume 2, Number 2) PDF Format

Achieve! March 2003 (Volume 2, Number 1) HTML Format

Achieve! March 2003 (Volume 2, Number 1) PDF Format

Achieve! June 2002 (Volume 1, Number 1) HTML format

Achieve! June 2002 (Volume 1, Number 1) PDF format

A Note About PDF Files

Adobe Acrobat Reader is required for viewing PDF files. If you do not have this software on your computer, you can download Acrobat Reader for free on Adobe's web site.

For visitors requiring accessibility features, a text-only Acrobat Reader download page is available. This page will guide you to the download site for Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility.

It is also possible to convert PDF files into HTML and/or ASCII text by using accessibility tools available on Adobe's web site. This will allow people who cannot access PDF files to convert the content of such documents into a more accessible format.

Product Catalogue

The Steadward Centre offers a small range of products available for purchase. For details, please visit our Product Catalogue.


The Annual Report for The Steadward Centre is posted in PDF format, and is available by following this link: <Annual Report>.  Hard copy is available by contacting the main office at 780-492-3182 or 

NEW: Visit the University of Alberta Press to see details of a new Adapted Physical Activity textbook edited by Drs. Steadward, Wheeler and Watkinson.

Adapted Physical Activity Textbook CoverFrom the UAP website:  "The field of Adapted Physical Activity is a rapidly expanding area in post-secondary education. ....  Contributions by a who's who of Canadian experts render this text a must have for instruction in the area of Adapted Physical Activity or Education at all levels of post secondary education. The text is constructed in a flexible thematic and modular format allowing instructors at all levels of post secondary education - undergraduate and graduate - to select areas for study or integrate various selections of chapters into individual courses."

Web Links

Links related to fitness, disability and sport.

All materials copyright: The Steadward Centre, 2000 - 2005.

Problems with or questions about the site? Contact the Webmaster.

These pages are located on the University of Alberta's Faculty of Physical Education & Recreation's Web Server.

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W1-67 Van Vliet Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T6G 2H9
Telephone: 780-492-3182
Telefax: 780-492-7161