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Athletics & PE

 

Our physical education program provides opportunities for all students to be physically active regularly and to develop an appreciation for and enjoyment of movement in the following categories: outdoor activities, fitness, games, gymnastics as well as individual and dual activates.

Physical education is also an integral part of the total education progress. Students who participate in regular physical education classes enjoy enhanced memory and learning, better concentration and increased problem-solving abilities. They are willing to take appropriate risks and have a more positive attitude toward themself and others.

All students are required to have:

  • running shoes for gym use only;
  • shorts, t-shirt, socks (track suits optional);
  • towel if student would like to shower;
  • student should also have suitable outdoor wear for certain activities.

If a student is to be excused from participation for a period of time in PE, he or she is required to bring a note from home or a doctor. Without a required note or gym strip, students will be required to take part.

In grades eight to ten, student will participate in selection activities from the outline below:

Team Games Individual and Fitness Gymnastics

Dual Activates

Lacrosse Badminton Training principles Men's Artistic

Basketball Track and Field Strength training Women's Artistic

Field hockey Muscular endurance

Flag football Flexibility

Soccer Stress and relaxation

Softball Nutrition and Fitness concepts

Team handball Cardio endurance

Volleyball

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

The athletic teams and clubs available at Lakes District Secondary are listed below. Should you have questions concering a particular team or club, talk to Mrs. Brown. We are always looking for parents to help, and we would definitely welcome other activities not listed that you would like to sponsor/coach.

 

Golf​​Mountain bikingRugby
​Snowboarding​VolleyballTrack & field
​Soccer​Basketball ​Skiing

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH 8

This course introduces the basic skills and rules of a wide variety of sports activities. Incorporated within each activity is a focus on phyiscal fitness. Evaluation in grades 8-10 is based on the core competencies of communication, thinking, personal and social responsibility. Emphasis is placed on participation  and imporvement of the desired learning outcomes: such as, daily participation of different activities, lifelong participation and its benefits, healthy choices and healthy relationships for each grade level. Leadership, sportsmanship, and co-operation with other students and their teacher are also taken into consideration. In meeting objectives, such as the understanding of rules and strategies - written, as well as, practical evaluations will take place.

All students are required to have: running shoes (non-marking) and a change of clothes that are breathable and comfortable. Showers are available on site for students to use. Students are asked to leave valuables in their lockers. Anything lost or stolen will not be replaced by the Physical Education Department.

If a student is ill or may need to be excused from activity for a short time, a note from home is required. If a student is medically excused for a longer period of time, a note from a physician is required, and alternate work will be provided.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH 9

The physical edcuation program is based on 5 Big Ideas:

  • Daily participation in different types of physical activity influences our physical literacy and personal health and fitness goals
  • Lifelong participation in physical activity has many benefits and is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle
  • Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional and mental well-being
  • Healthy relationships can help us lead rewarding and fulfilling lives
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of others connects us to our community

All students are required to have: running shoes (non-marking) and a change of clothes that are breathable and comfortable. Showers are available on site for students to use. Students are asked to leave valuables in their lockers. Anything lost or stolen will not be replaced by the Physical Education Department.

If a student is ill or may need to be excused from activity for a short time, a note from home is required. If a student is medically excused for a longer period of time, a note from a physician is required, and alternate work will be provided.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10 (PE 10)

The physical education program is based on 4 Big Ideas:

  • Daily participation in different types of physical activity influences our physical literacy and personal health and fitness goals
  • Lifelong participation in physical activity has many benefits and is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle
  • Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional and mental well-being
  • Healthy relationships can help us lead rewarding and fulfilling lives
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of others connects us to our community

All students are required to have: running shoes (non-marking) and a change of clothes that are breathable and comfortable. Showers are available on site for students to use. Students are asked to leave valuables in their lockers. Anything lost or stolen will not be replaced by the Physical Education Department. If a student is ill or may need to be excused from activity for a short time, a note from home is required. If a student medically excused for a longer period of time, a note from a physician is required, and alternate work will be provided.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 11 (PE 11)

Prerequisite: Physical Education 10

The learning outcomes for Physical Education 11 and 12 are grouped under active living, movement and personal and social responsibility. Active living values personal health and incorporates physical activity into your daily life. Through active living, students work towards setting personal goals that enhance their quality of life. Experiences in movement foster participation in activities. Students demonstrate personal growth as they learn to accept personal and social responsiblity. Through physical education, they develop respect for themselves and others.

All students are required to complete volunteer community hours as part of these courses.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 12 (PE 12)

Refer to PE 11 description

YOGA/FITNESS 11

This course is designed for 11 and 12 students who want to maintain or improve their physical fitness through alternate Physical Fitness activities focusing on Yoga, weight training and cardiovascular endurance

Throughout the week, students will experience 2 yoga classes, three fitness classes and one classroom block. Students will develop their own physical fitness plan along with exploring yoga through the YOGA Ed. Physical Educatino Curriculum (2008). Not only does yoga increase balance and flexibility, it improves muscular strength and endurance, and expands cardiovascular capacities. Students will participate in a detailed fitness appraisal and keep a detailed log book record of their daily physical training. At the end of the course students will have completed their own fitness video. Training will occur in the classroom, weight room and on the outside track. Students achieve growth in the areas of physical fitness, mental fitness, emotional fitness, and social fitness. Lesson plans incorporate activities designed to promote mindfulness, self-awareness and acceptance, connectedness of body, mind, and emotion, and the power of thought.

This course fulfills DPA requirements.

YOGA/FITNESS 12

This course is designed for 11 and 12 students who want to maintain or improve their physical fitness through alternate Physical Fitness activities focusing on Yoga, weight training and cardiovascular endurance.

Throughout the week, students will experience 2 yoga classes, three fitness classes and one classroom block. Students will develop their own physical fitness plan along with exploring yoga through the YOGA Ed. Physical Educatino Curriculum (2008). Not only does yoga increase balance and flexibility, it improves muscular strength and endurance, and expands cardiovascular capacities. Students will participate in a detailed fitness appraisal and keep a detailed log book record of their daily physical training. At the end of the course students will have completed their own fitness video. Training will occur in the classroom, weight room and on the outside track. Students achieve growth in the areas of physical fitness, mental fitness, emotional fitness, and social fitness. Lesson plans incorporate activities designed to promote mindfulness, self-awareness and acceptance, connectedness of body, mind, and emotion, and the power of thought.

Students in Yoga 12 will learn more instances as to how and when to apply yoga to enhance their lives and support their growth at secondary school. Students in grade 12 will be working toward leadership goals like leading the class in warm-ups and routines or leading the group in discussions on many topics. They will also focus on specific poses and techniques for self-care and self-improvement.

This course fulfills DPA requirements.

HOCKEY SKILLS 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisite: Being able to skate and full hockey gear. This course is open to male and female students.

This course is offered during first semester only and combines both on-ice and off-ice training. Students will receive 3.5 hrs. of on ice-training and 2.5 hours of off-ice training per week. The focus of the on-ice component will be on skating, puck handling, shooting techniques and individual offensive and defensive principles. On-ice sessions will often have the rink divided into stations in order to maximize practice time and rink space. The off-ice component will include conditioning through running, strength training, power principles, speed, agility, nutrition and health. Students must complete a log book for goals, performance and drill recordings.

**Room left in the course will leave spaces available for grades 11 and 12 students who apply.

LAKERS CLOTHING

Please ask at the office regarding all Lakers clothing and accessories.

LDSS has a wide variety of clothing and team spirit wear for purchase.

Order forms can be picked up at the main office.​

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