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Fitness and Lifestyle Programs

Long Term Program Flyer

Long-term programs at The Steadward Centre offer an opportunity for individuals to participate in a specific exercise program on a consistent basis. New members are assessed and provided with a program designed to meet their needs and goals before beginning a scheduled workout.

Also available in Adobe PDF format: Long Term Flyer

Adult Fitness & Lifestyle Program

The Adult Fitness & Lifestyle Program (AFLP) provides structured exercise programs for people with a permanent physical disability.

Instructors provide a customized training program and assistance in monitoring a regular exercise routine. One program goal is to help participants learn new skills that can be transferred to any community program.

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stretch & Tone

Stretch & Tone is designed to provide individuals with Multiple Sclerosis a group fitness program specifically suiting their needs.

Exercise programs are individually designed and include a variety of light resistance training, aerobic fitness exercises and customized stretching regimes, used to maintain or improve fitness levels.

Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Youth Activation

An evening activity program for youth with a disability between the ages of 12 and 18. This twice weekly program consists of one structured exercise session and one sport and recreation session. Youth Activation provides a balance between healthy physical activity and gaining exposure to a variety of sporting activities.

Youth Activation is held at our University of Alberta facility.

Days: Monday and Thursday
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 pm


The Steadward Centre, with generous support from the Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Centre Society (SCITCS), provides Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) assisted training opportunities for individuals with paralysis.

SCITCS FES Clinic offers supervised training and customized programs developed for FES Assisted Leg Training, ERGYS2 Stationary Cycling, and FES Assisted Rowing

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
or Tuesday and Thursday
Time: MWF 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
TR 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fees for the FES Clinic are structured on a cost per session basis. Please contact 492-9236 for more information.

Satellite Centres

Austin O'Brien and St. Joseph High Schools are partners with The Steadward Centre, expanding programming into the community.

In addition to working with our members, TSC Staff provide a resource for the school's students, faculty, sports teams, and students with a disability.

Both Satellite Centres offer the Adult Lifestyle & Fitness and Stretch & Tone programs.

Adult Fitness & Lifestyle
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Stretch & Tone
Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

How To Get Involved

Contact The Steadward Centre Staff for a tour of the facility and complete the registration package.

U of A Main Location
W1-67 Van Vliet Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2H9
Ph: (780) 492-9236

AOB Satellite Centre
Austin O'Brien High School
6110-95 Ave. NW
Edmonton, Alberta, T6B 1A5
Ph: (780) 466-7334

St. Joe's Satellite Centre
St. Joseph High School
10830-109 St. NW
Edmonton, Alberta, T5H 3C1
Ph: (780) 426-2010 ext 5268

Program Cost

The cost of the long term programs are as follows:
Registration Fee $50.00
Program Fee $50.00 / 6 months

The registration fee includes a tour, fitness assessment, and program design. Registered members receive discounts on other programs and services offered through The Steadward Centre.

The Program Fee covers six months of activity in one of the long term program.

For more information about the Centre, on the programs offered, or to register for a program, seminar or workshop, please call: 492-9236 or e-mail: William Gill, Manager of Programs

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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