Athletic Training and Fitness
The Everest S.E.L.F. platform is unique in its ability to promote a lifelong love for fitness. Our athletic training and fitness program is deeply embedded in our philosophy that a strong body supports learning. From athletic training and personal fitness programs to our certified chef-cooked meals, Everest exudes a positive, healthy environment. Everest provides the best opportunities and resources for today’s students to put into practice the key principles for performance training and health and fitness.
Every Everest student takes part in our athletic training and fitness program regardless of what level they are pursuing one or more skills. As part of the regular curriculum, students are assessed and evaluated 3 times per year and provided with customize training to maximize their athletic development and fitness. Advanced sports science is applied in developing sophisticated systems for the best results.
Fitness Program for Girls
Everest offers a unique fitness program for its high school girls that promotes a combination of physical and mental health geared towards females:
Part 1 – Fitness Theory
- Principles of fitness, health and wellness
- Cardio respiratory system
- Skeletal system
- Muscular system
- Pre-exercise screening and injury recognition
Part 2 – Designing the Perfect Wellness Program
- Components of a fitness class (warm-up, cardio respiratory training, muscle conditioning, cool-down)
- Teaching techniques
Part 3 – Practical Application
Students are expected to teach a fitness class by the end of this program.
Our Fitness Facilities
Our core athletic facilities are located within a beautiful campus setting. The Pavilion, one of Canada’s largest privately owned sports complex, is at the core of the Everest campus. Every student has full-time access to this unique and pristine centre 7 days a week. This includes over 25,000 square feet of dedicated strength and conditioning equipment, yoga studios, 2 full-size basketball courts, 2 NHL size iced rinks, squash and racquetball courts, 2 full size salt water based pools, sauna, hot tub, steam rooms, and much more.
The Everest campus is also in walking distance of 3 outdoor, full size soccer and lacrosse fields and 4 baseball diamonds. The school provides its own busing services to a nearby golf facility and other specialized indoor facilities used for various sports during the winter periods. Classrooms are located both inside the Pavilion and at the nearby Vaughan Community Church, a short two minute walk from the Pavilion. Hot meals are served every day in a private eating area.
Learn about the other elements of our S.E.L.F. program: