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Get Healthy

 

Healthy living is a key factor of happiness and well-being. It also contributes to being a successful student and productive employee. 

‘Get Healthy’ is where you’ll find programs, services, schedules and everything that contributes to your overall health at Douglas College.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

JOIN THE RIDE - 7th ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR 

Location + Dates:

  • New Westminster Concourse on Thursday, Feb 22nd from 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Coquitlam Campus Atrium on Wednesday, March 21 from 10:00am - 3:00pm

There are 4 ways to participate in this years event: 

  1. "Cycle" through the concourse and atrium visiting a variety of health booths to learn and collect prize ballots that will all go into an exciting prize draw!
  2. JOIN THE RIDE by getting on a spin bike and cycling as far as your time and energy allows to reach the college-wide goal of 2,000km! That's right, collectively, we are looking to cycle across British Columbia (North to South.) Spin bikes will be set up in the concourse with an additional RIDE class from 2:00pm - 2:50pm (you can register for a spot in the Fitness Centre) *New Westminster campus only.
  3. Complete a health services questionnaire. Let the volunteers know at the Health Fair booth that you've completed the questionnaire (they will confirm the submission with your student/employee number.) Once confirmed, you will receive two prize tickets. 
  4. Take part in the Aboriginal Medicine Wheel Health Workshop from 12:30pm-1:30pm (lunch included) -- register HERE!

Check out previous Health Fair videos and pictures: 

2014 -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YbGIE6BS2M

2015 -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aaHdTyqlaY

2016 -- https://www.flickr.com/photos/48933840@N06/albums/72157665228334301

This years booths will include topics on: 

  • Stress Management 
  • Sleep Hygiene
  • Counselling Services
  • Transplant BC
  • EVO Car Share
  • Check Him Out - Men's Health
  • Recycling
  • Aboriginal Health Booth 
  • Body Image
  • Nutrition
  • Pet Therapy
  • Environmental Booth (connecting with the land)
  • Douglas Students' Union 
  • Douglas College REC
  • MORE!

If you have any questions, please email Anna at: schachnera@douglascollege.ca

 

Winter 2018 Fitness Class Schedules:

Coquitlam Campus Schedule (Pinetree Community Centre) - be sure to scroll down to the top of page 2 for the Pinetree Community Centre schedule.

New Westminster Schedule (Movement Studio) - Winter Semester

Sign up for our 'notification' contact list - receive an email when there are fitness class cancelations, room location changes, new fitness offerings, fitness centre closures, and more. Click here to get on the list!

Find your balance below.

Peer Health Educators

The Peer Health Education Program is an involved team of enthusiastic, health-minded students who volunteer to provide current health and wellness information to students. The program provides opportunities for students to gain hands on experience in the field of Health Promotion, Marketing, and Event Management.

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Fitness Centre

Our fitness facility offers access to treadmills, stationary bikes, free weights, and more! Exercise and relieve stress and maintain a balanced life.

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Intramurals

Come out for fun or a semi-competitive atmosphere! We offer several sports at both the New West and Coquitlam campuses.

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Counselling services

College can be a stressful and confusing time for many students. Douglas College counsellors can assist with managing personal challenges, career planning and figuring out how to enjoy your studies and ease the pressure of college life.

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