The Steadward Centre for Personal & Physical Achievement

Our Mission

To Inspire individual achievement in Adapted Physical Activity and Parasport by conducting and applying innovative research, widely sharing expert knowledge and delivering highly successful programs for individuals experiencing disability.

“Every high performance athlete was once in a hospital bed being absolutely frustrated, and until they got an opportunity to reach their own maximum potential, they weren’t going anywhere.” – Dr. Robert Steadward, OC, AOE, LLD (Founder)

The Steadward Centre for Personal & Physical Achievement is an expert in Adapted Physical Activity and Parasport development, annually serving more than 1000 children and adults experiencing disabilities and training more than 250 students. As part of the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, University of Alberta, the Centre’s strong research and education focus allow it to deliver innovative programs and to share proven expertise with community fitness and sport leaders across Alberta. 

To get involved or to see how the Steadward Centre can help YOU achieve YOUR maximum potential, click the link below. 

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