Welcome

The School of Human Kinetics and Recreation (HKR) at Memorial offers a small school atmosphere with the benefits of a larger university. You’ll receive instruction from professors who get to know you and want you to succeed; you’ll engage with the community; and you’ll have the opportunity to conduct research alongside award-winning faculty. As a student, you can make a difference.

We pride ourselves on our student-centred experiential approach to teaching. In other words, you won’t just learn in the classroom – you’ll learn everywhere.

The School offers undergraduate degrees to get you started on your professional career path, and graduate degrees to support your career growth.

At the School of Human Kinetics, we dream big! We have a Vision, Mission and Values to be leaders in physical activity, leisure, and wellness with the purpose of advancing knowledge and benefiting people, communities, and society.

News

TA Loeffler is closing in on her 25th anniversary as a professor at Memorial and in many ways, she has experienced it all. TA has been to 52 different countries and all seven continents, but when the global pandemic hit, even she had to adjust and try and figure out a way to offer her outdoor intersession courses inside.