Be Well UTM: Resource & Activity Fair 2019


Free BadgeJoin us for UTM’s annual community wellness event for students, staff, and faculty.

Thursday, September 26, 2019  |  11am-3:30pm  |  RAWC Gym

Discover resources and strategies for wellness, happiness, and success. Drop-in, free, no registration required. Earn a CCR credit for participation. We are excited to announce Silken Laumannfour-time Olympian and inspirational leader, as this year's keynote speaker.


Event Schedule:

Be Inspired: Wellness Talks

Hear from the experts on how to be your healthiest and happiest self.

11:30am-12pm  |  Gym A/B  |  Resource Spotlight, Peel Addiction Assessment & Referral Centre (PAARC)

12pm-1pm  |  Gym A/B  |  Keynote Speaker: Silken Laumann

  • Four-time Olympian
  • Bestselling author
  • Inspirational leader and life coach

1:30-2pm  |  Gym A/B  |  How to Keep Looking Forward, Rehona Zamani, UofT Medical Student

2:30-3pm  |  Gym A/B  |  Workarounds: How to Solve Work-Life Conflicts, Prof. Melissa Milkie & Prof. Scott Schieman, UofT Sociologists

Be Informed: Wellness Resource Fair

Discover wellness resources and programs in our community.
11am-3:30pm  |  Gym A/B
  • Good2Talk
  • Canadian Mental Health Association
  • Assaulted Women’s Helpline
  • Hong Fook Mental Health Association
  • Seva Food Bank
  • The Indigenous Network
  • Hart House
  • Nexus Youth Services
  • Distress Centres of Greater Toronto
  • and more!

Be Active: Drop-in MoveU Classes

Get moving and reap the benefits of physical activity.
1-2pm  |  Outside RAWC  |  Campus Nature Walk with UTM Biology
2-2:30 pm  |  Gym A/B  |   Introduction to Bhangra Dance with Satrang Bhangra

3-3:30pm  |   Gym C  |  Introduction to Caribbean Dance with Carnival Spice
  • Personal Trainer Consultations (Gym A/B)
  • RAWC Tours (Lobby)
  • 5-min Power Walks (RAWC Track)
  • Spin Classes (Outside RAWC)
  • Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation (Outside RAWC)

Be Creative: Drop-in Wellness Workshops

Take a break in your day for some self-care and self-expression.
11-12pm  |  Gym A/B  |  The Whole Grain Game with UTM’s Registered Dietitian

1-2 pm  |  Gym A/B  |  Introduction to Art as a Vehicle for Self-Expression with UTM’s Lead Counsellor

All-day  |  Gym A/B  |  Free manicures, massages, henna, arts & crafts, and more!

Be Connected: CCR Community Cafe

Meet new people. Share wellness strategies. Build community at UTM.

All day  |  Gym A/B  |  Drop by and chat with a Wellness Ambassador to see how you can achieve your wellness goals. In the process, earn a CCR credit, meet new people, and enjoy some free coffee, tea and cookies!

Be Outdoors: Discover UTM Campus

Get outside, enjoy the fresh air, and try something new!

11am-3:30pm  |  North Field

  • FREE ice cream! (while supplies last)
  • Drop Everything And Read, North Field
  • Beach Volleyball

11am-3:30pm  |  Front Lawn of Oscar Peterson Hall

  • FREE popcorn! (while supplies last)
  • Yard Games

1-2pm  |  Outside RAWC  |  Campus Nature Walk with UTM Biology