Fitness Access McGill (FAM)
Fitness Access McGill (FAM) is a program that supports students with physical disabilities on campus with accessing physical activity opportunities on McGill’s campus. FAM is a collaboration with McGill Athletics & Recreation, the Office for Students with Disabilities, and the Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education. It provides individuals with an exercise program specifically tailored to their bodies, and with access to adapted exercise equipment at McGill. Exercise activities are done in small group setting, with other FAM participants, with support from a personal trainer specialized in adapted physical activity, and from students in the Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education.
This program is accepting 20 new and 5 returning participants for the Fall 2019 semester.
- McGill student (undergraduate or graduate)
- Student with a physical disability, chronic illness, or other impairment that currently impacts access to the gym or fitness
- Student is interested in reducing barriers to physical activity on campus
- Program is provided at a cost of 50$ for the Fall 2019 semester
- Committed to exercise 2 or more times a week, for a ten-week program
- (OPTIONAL) Participate in the evaluation and development of this program by opting in to be part of the FAM research study
Interested in participating? Complete the online FAM Application Form
The details of this form will be sent to Aaron Fellows, the lead personal trainer from McGill Athletics and Recreation, and will be shared with the staff involved in the development of this program.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact the FAM coordinator, Natasha Kaushik at firstname.lastname@example.org