Grade 7 - 9 - Three days a week(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday), leaving the school at approximately 12:45 pm and returning to school at approximately 2:55 pm.
Possible activities include:
Archery, Athletics, Bowling, Billiards, Paddling, Cross Fit, Cross Country Skiing, Curling, Golf, Hiking, Kick Boxing, Lacrosse, Pilates, Rugby, Rock Climbing, Skating, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Scuba Diving, Table Tennis, Tennis, Water Polo, Water-ski and Wakeboard, Yoga and Snowboarding.
What is a Recreation Academy?
The Recreation Academy is an alternative program providing students with the opportunity to enhance their activity experiences during the school day. Using numerous adventurous indoor and outdoor activities students will be able to experience activity in a variety of settings that will enhance physical literacy and promote life long healthy living.
Who can attend? Do I have to live in the attendance area?
Any grade 4 to 9 student passionate about active living. Priority will be given to students who live within our attendance boundary and are residents of our School District. Where space and resources permit we may be able to welcome students who reside outside of our school boundary.
Is there a fee and what is it?
Grade 7 - 9 - $230 per month
This fee will cover all programming costs, transportation and non certified instruction. The fee will also cover some clothing the athletes receive.
Do I have to be physically fit?
Student athletes registering for this program should be passionate and excited about trying a variety of activity from rock climbing to scuba diving and everything in between.
Can I register for the Academy if I'm not currently at a District School?
Any student can register for the Rec academy, if they register they have to also register at Sister Alphonse Academy. We accept students of all faiths. Priority will be given to students who live within our attendance boundary and are residents of our School District. Where space and resources permit we may be able to accept students who reside outside of our school boundary.
What happens if I get injured and can't participate the whole year?
Fees are paid on a monthly basis, if an injury is long term and prevents a student from participating monthly fees will be refunded on a per month basis.
Is there busing to the school?
Sister Alphonse Academy will offer bussing to students who live within our school attendance area and outside of the walk boundary. In some cases students who live outside of our school attendance area may be able to access busing. In these cases a cross boundary fee would be collected. Parents are advised to call the transportation department of Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools at 780-459-7711 for more information.
Rec. Academy Forms and Calendar
Questions specific to Recreation Academy?
Geoff Giacobbo, Recreation Academy Coordinator