UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

 HHP Physical Education Academy, homeschool class

Health and Physical Education

Physical Education Academy

The Physical Education Movement Academy provides children in River Falls and the surrounding area with quality physical education. It's staffed by students majoring in Health and Physical Education and includes lesson plansand supervised instruction from UW-River Falls faculty. Participants will be introduced to activities that are designed to help improve motor skills and fitness levels, as well as to develop positive social behaviors. The Physical Education Movement Academy Program is a planned instructional progra, that provides standards-based physical education lessons that focus on health-related physical fitness, skill development, safety, and positive social interactions. Activities include locomotor and non-locomotor skills, hula hoops, beanbags, scarves, catching and throwing, and parachute. 

 

Spring PE Topics:  Students will develop their foundational movement skills while learning health related fitness concepts and focusing on character education.

 

Dates:

February 20th - Registration Day

February 27th

March 6th

March 27th

April 3rd

April 17th

April 24th

 

Times by Grade:

(4k-2nd & 3-6 meet at the same time but in separate halves of the gym)

Grades 4k-2nd: 11:45am-12:15pm

Grades 3rd-6th:  11:45am-12:15pm

Grades 7th-12th: 11:00am-11:40am

 

Cost for 7 sessions:
$15 for one student 
$5 per additional sibling

 

Location: Karges Gym in the Falcon Center on UW-River Falls Campus.  To find Karges gym, enter the main entrance to the Falcon Center.  Turn right down the first hallway to the Fitness Center.  The employees at the fitness desk will direct you to the gym.

 

Registration Day:  Tuesday, February 20th, the first day of spring homeschool, parents will attend an informational meeting and students will participate in a meet and greet session with UWRF students.  Program details and protocols will be duscussed during the parent meeting.  Parents will also be given all required forms which need to be turned in with payment. 

 

Parking: The parking lot at Falcon Center (P lot) is a pre-pay lot, by spot. You can pay cash/coin or credit card. The rate is $1 per hour. 

 

Contact:

Morgan Wilson, Program secretary morgan.wilson@my.uwrf.edu

 

Kristen Csiacsek, Academy Director

kristen.csiacsek@uwrf.edu

715-425-4836

 

 

 

Questions?

Contact 
Morgan Wilson, Student Coordinator
Kristen Csiacsek,  Academy Director
 

Forms

The following forms need to be completed before students will be allowed to participate in the Physical Education Academy:

Program Requirements

  • Students need to wear tennis shoes and athletic clothing.
  • Students need to be picked up promptly when their class ends.
  • All forms are to be completed and submitted the first day of class.
  • It's recommended that students bring a water bottle with their name on the side.
  • Parking is located in the Q lot area next to North Hall. To park, you must pay a small fee per hour.
  • A waiting list will be established after the first 25 students are admitted to the program.
  • Fees are $15 per student and $5 for each additional sibling. Please make checks out to the UWRF Health and Physical Education Club.