Explore a more healthy, active lifestyle in state-of-the-art facilities
All students are required to take Physical Education courses. In fact, you must successfully complete three Physical Education courses to graduate. The overall objective of these courses is to help you develop a healthy and active lifestyle through a variety of fitness activities, including dance, combatives, individual and team sports, outdoor education and stress management.
Courses are divided into three types (click for more information):
You must successfully complete a 101 and 102 course before registering for a 103 course.
Need more information? Read our FAQ or view courses at a glance.
What’s exciting about Physical Education at Dawson College?
- Choose between regular classes (15 weeks) or weekend outdoor/intensives
- Options include canoe and wilderness camping
- Combat classes
- Rock-climbing wall on site!
Visit the photo and video gallery to see our students in action.
Due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic health response, classes are required to be taught ONLINE for Winter 2021. This has led the Physical Education Department to significantly change their approach to teaching physical education. Please refer to the course outlines for our latest policies.
As the college and government recommendations change, policies may be modified.