- GRADE 12
- WHY GIRLS’ SCHOOLS
The Wellness Centre
The Wellness Centre will be designed as a space to support the physical, mental and emotional health of our students. It will be comprised of 4 distinct zones, and will enrich the physical education program as well as the extra-curricular athletics program.
Why a Wellness Centre?
- To develop and cultivate a culture of Wellness for Students, Faculty/Staff and Alumnae.
- To enhance the student experience and to offer further opportunities to engage in physical activity.
- To enhance Faculty and Staff well-being by offering a space to engage in physical activity.
- To engage Alumnae by offering memberships to the Centre at a reduced rate.
Zone 1 – Fitness Centre (Physical health)
Physical space: The fitness space will be a combination of an open concept space that will be used for multidisciplinary purposes (e.g. circuit training) as well as areas for fitness training (a cardio zone, a free weight zone, and other fitness equipment as well). One wall will be covered in mirrors and hookups for TV screens, projectors and speakers.
Zone 2 – Professional Centre
Physical space: The room would include 2 physio tables where athletes will be treated for injuries. An area will also be designated for nutrition & general health information seminars and will be used as a consultation area for students to speak with a professional.
A dedicated storage space located adjacent will also allow for the storage of therapeutic materials like foam rollers, exercise bands, etc.
Zone 3 – Comfort Centre (Emotional health)
Physical space: This space will be set up as a classroom with flexible seating arrangements (exercise balls, pedal desks, comfortable chairs/couch), and tables.
State of the art technology will be installed to complement the learning environment.
This space will also be designated as a comfort zone for students who need a quiet space.
Zone 4 – Dance/Yoga Centre (Mental health)
Physical space: Bright, welcoming space for yoga or dance, with glass sections on either end for transparency and security as well as an entire wall of full length mirrors. Adequate storage for mats & other equipment shall be provided against one wall.
Technology – speakers, audio hook up and screen.