Looking to start a new fitness or wellness journey? Did you know that all staff/faculty on campus have access to a subsidized rate to use the on-campus facilities? Join us on a tour of what programming/services and equipment is available to our staff/faculty members and why the Athletic facilities might just be the best fit for you! Attendees of this tour will receive a free day pass for recreation in the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre, including access to the Fitness Centre and / or a fitness class, to use at their convenience!
Due to the university closure, this event has been moved to the Free Drop-in Recreational Skate on February 23, 2023. Get into the holiday spirit with some skating, hot beverages, and snacks!
Grab your skates and head down to the Gryphon Centre Arena for a recreational skate and snacks. Skating is a great way to take a break in the day. Hosted by Athletics & Recreation for staff and faculty to attend as part of Wellness @ Work. Helmets recommended. No skate rentals are available. Register through Qualtrics Other Recreational Skating Events
Supporting the Caregiver Many of us are caregivers for our elderly parents. The stress experienced by caregivers can have negative consequences on our physical and psychological well-being. This session will provide participants with support and resources to help them take care of their loved ones and, at the same time, sustain a healthy quality of life themselves. Register through Qualtrics!
Join the University of Guelph's Partners for Life (PFL) team as we work towards saving lives together and make an appointment to donate blood or plasma now! Visit the Wellness@Work website to learn how to join U of G's PFL team as we work towards our goal of 515 donations for 2022.
Overwhelmed by all of the options in the supplement aisle? Wondering if there are supplements that might be helpful in managing your health? You are not alone!
Grab your skates and head down to the Gryphon Centre Arena for a recreational skate. Skating is a great way to take a break in the day. Hosted by Athletics & Recreation for staff and faculty to attend as part of Wellness @ Work. Helmets recommended. No skate rentals are available. Other Recreational Skating Events
Designed by Living Works, SafeTALK is a 3.5 hours alertness training and certification that prepares anyone, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. This training includes understanding of the importance of suicide alertness, learning to identify ways people invite help, and how to connect those who need help with resources when they are at risk.
Mental health problems are an increasing concern in workplaces. Participants will gain an understanding of two of the most common mental health concerns, anxiety and depression. This session will provide strategies for regulating one’s emotions and tips for supporting others who may be experiencing difficulties. Facilitator: Homewood Health Register through qualtrics
Learn how to create a “painting” using oil pastels. This fun and versatile medium creates an effect similar to oil paintings, without all the mess or fuss. Students will create a painting inspired by Van Gogh’s famous sunflowers.