Physical Education Courses Available to Grade 11 Students
ACTIVE LIVING 11 (Formerly PE 11)
COURSE CODE: MACLV11
One of the primary goals of Active Living 11 is to develop student competencies in physical activities, to increase confidence and encourage lifelong participation in sports and recreation. Students will be offered a variety of traditional and non-traditional sports along with recreational opportunities to partake in, ultimately enhancing their athletic skills. Active Living 11 will cover topics related to overall health and well being such as: proper nutrition, personal health decisions, physical/mental well being, injury prevention and management. In addition, students will be expected to participate in 10 hours of extracurricular community service and field trips. Active Living 11 offers students the opportunity to develop and enhance their competencies, thus resulting in better leaders both on and off the school grounds.
ACTIVE LIVING 12 (Formerly PE 12)
COURSE CODE: MACLV12
Active Living 12, is an enriched learning opportunity that follows the same goals and basis as Active Living 11, thus being, to extend student competencies in physical activities and encourage lifelong participation in sports and recreation. Students will be offered a variety of traditional and non-traditional sport and recreational opportunities to participate in to enhance their athletic skills. Field trip opportunities for this course may include: curling, golf, rock climbing, canoeing, skiing and windsurfing. The course will also enhance decision making skills and go deeper into topics around overall health and well being. In addition, students will be expected to participate in 10 hours of extracurricular community service and field trips. This course would be an asset to students interested in a career in recreation or physical education. It is a beneficial opportunity for students open to new challenges, that are interested in their personal health and wellness.
Athletic Leadership 11 is an IDS Course (taken outside the timetable) and a continuation for students who have completed Athletic Leadership 10. The course is a combination of face to face learning within the classroom as well as project-based learning outside the classroom. Students will continue coordinating and running athletic events with the addition of sponsoring a Riverside Team. Students will also assist with intermural activities. Students will gain experience with team and equipment management. Each student will need to complete 40 hours of work experience.
Athletic Leadership 12 is an IDS Course (taken outside the timetable) and a continuation for students who have completed Athletic Leadership 11. The course is a combination of face to face learning within the classroom as well as project-based learning outside the classroom. Students will continue coordinating and running athletic events with the addition of sponsoring a Riverside Team. Students will also assist with intermural activities. Students will gain experience with team and equipment management as well as prepare the Athletic Banquet at the end of the school year. Students will also market and promote team events throughout each athletic season. Each student will need to complete 40 hours of work experience.
FITNESS AND CONDITIONING 11
COURSE CODE: MFTCD11
Fitness and Conditioning 11 is a course directed to students interested in maintaining or enhancing personal fitness through participation in a variety of activities at different intensity levels. Considered a survey course, Fitness and Conditioning 11 will introduce students to basic weight training principles including various training configurations. Some of the resistance-based programs include: Endurance Training, Circuit Training, Strength Training, Pyramid Training and Super setting. The Optimum Performance Training Model (OPT) will be used to introduce safety and proper training techniques so that students will have the best chance to reach their health and fitness goals. Students will be exposed to various cardiorespiratory and flexibility activities including: jogging, circuit training, spin classes, boot camp, Tabata training and yoga. Some of the topics covered in this course include basic anatomy and physiology, principles of movement, cardiorespiratory training principles and program design, nutrition, healthy eating and body weight management and exercise safety. Students are based in the Riverside Fitness Centre.
FITNESS AND CONDITIONING 11W (WOMEN)
COURSE CODE: MFTCD11-BG
Fitness & Conditioning 11W (women) is for both active and non-active teenage girls who enjoy a wide variety of fun-filled supportive fitness and recreational actvities at various intensity levels. Students develop their personal fitness, healthy relationships and positive self esteem. Priority is on how the body moves and functions safely with instruction on proper training guidelines and techniques to help obtain health and fitness goals. Fitness & Conditioning 11W emphasizes stress managment techniques and promtion of mental well being. Activities typically include weight training, bootcamps, circuit training, running, dance class, aerobics, kickboxing, spin classes, core workouts, yoga and more! Fitness & Conditioning 11 W (women) is a great place for you!!
Note: Only one of Fitness 11 or Fitness 11W may be taken for credit.
FITNESS AND CONDITIONING 12
COURSE CODE: MFTCD12
Fitness and Conditioning 12 is an advanced course directed to students interested in maintaining or enhancing personal fitness through participation in a variety of activities at different intensity levels. This course builds on the topics introduced in Fitness and Conditioning 11. Fitness and Conditioning 12 will revisit resistance-based programs introduced in Fitness and Conditioning 11 and in addition introduce split-routines, drop sets, personalized training programs and 5 x 5 programs. The Optimum Performance Training Model (OPT) will be used to introduce safety and proper training guidelines and techniques to help students reach their health and fitness goals.Students will be exposed to various cardiorespiratory and flexibility activities including: jogging, circuit training, spin classes, boot camp, tabata training and yoga.
- Hockey 10
- Hockey 11
- Hockey 12
Riverside’s Hockey Academy is open to all grades and all skill levels. Organized in partnership with RPM Hockey, the Academy offers power skating, hockey skills, off-ice conditioning and more. The class is conducted at the Port Coquitlam Community Center ice arena. A fee of $264 per month (5 months) includes ice time, coaching and Academy wear. Students must provide their own equipment. Admission is by application with priority given to Riverside catchment area students. Space is limited.
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FITNESS AND CONDITIONING 12W (WOMEN)
COURSE CODE: MFTCD12-BG
This course is a continuation of Fitness and Conditioning 11W. The focus will remain on developing personal fitness programs and goals creating lifelong active lifestyles. The students are provided with many opportunities to develop their leadership skills and act as mentors to their to peers while participating in the many fitness and conditioning activities provided. Students take part in a structured running program, bootcamps and circuit workouts, weight training, dance classes, kickboxing, aerobics, spin classes, body specific workouts, yoga and many more. This course will have you Fitness ready for life beyond your highschool years! Note: Only one of Fitness 12 or Fitness 12W may be taken for credit.
COURSE CODE: YLRA-1A
Hockey 11 traditionally follows Hockey 10. It is a course that provides a continued training environment for students to develop their hockey skills and overall knowledge of the game. Students will reach a further understanding of the benefits of the game and how to translate that into their daily lives. It intends to provide a high-performance training environment for students
to develop hockey skills, so they will be prepared to meet challenges of hockey at all levels. It is the goal of the course to specifically target elements of the game that are pivotal at the developmental level that most Grade 11 student are at. Narrowing the focus to analyze how an athlete’s skills, communication, and motivation can create positive outcomes in a student’s abilities. Along with basic skills, they will be able to learn how to place themselves in better positions both on and off the ice. Continuing to learn valuable life skills that can be used in any career field. While this course is open to all levels of hockey ability, students are recommended to complete Hockey 10. A $264 monthly fee applies.
This is a new course available to students wanting to be leaders within a physical education setting. Students will be assigned a junior PE class and teacher where they will be expected to use critical and creative thinking in order to create and implement activities that welcome collaboration and physical growth among the students they are working with. The class is designed to help foster physical education experiences while mentoring fellow Riverside students thus, building the students leadership skills. The course is similar to an IDS class where the students are expected to meet with a teacher outside of the timetable. The course is created for students that have an interest in becoming a Physical Education teacher.
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