Mount Royal University & The Steadward Centre for Personal & Physical Achievement, University of Alberta are excited to announce the 2017 Adapted Physical Activity Symposium

The full list of presenters including six outstanding keynote speakers from Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge and Boston are announced

This is a chance to connect and learn for all those interested in sport, recreation, physical education, fitness and leisure for persons with disability.

Symposium information

 The APA Symposium is on March 23-25, 2017 for 3 days of intrigue at Mount Royal University, in Calgary AB with the purpose to:

  • Delve into Para-sport and Recreation
  • Explore inclusive communities
  • Break down silos

The 2017 Adapted Physical Activity Conference Planning Committee would like to invite all those interested and involved in the field of Adapted Physical Activity.

Click here to see the 2017 APA Symposium schedule

You will not want to miss out on these exciting keynote presentations:

  • Lowell and Julie Taylor, from the Amazing Race Canada
  • Cheri Blauwet, Paralympian and Chair of the International Paralympic Committee Sport Medicine Committee
  • Eli Wolff, Disability Rights Advocate
  • Kelsie Acton, Co-Artistic Director of CRIPSiE, Edmonton’s integrated and crip arts company
  • Sarah MacEachern, Pediatrics Resident at the Alberta Children’s Hospital and founder of Mount Royal’s Children’s Adapted Physical Activity Program


Don’t forget to register for our Symposium Reception and Dinner on Friday March 24th at the Grey Eagle Resort and Casino. Tickets are $55(+GST) and include a savory buffet and a keynote presentation by:

  • Patrick Jarvis, International Paralympic Committee Governing Board Member



Register Today