Makwa Centre Programs

The newly renovated Makwa Centre houses two main programs, The Activator Program and the Fitness Program.

Activator Program

The Activator Program develops and facilitates local sports and physical activities.

Lance Thorpe, Activator Program Coordinator
The Activator Program Coordinator is responsible for developing, mobilizing and facilitating local sports and physical activity programs for Pikwakangan.

Fitness Program

The Fitness Instructor works in partnership with the Community Activator Programmer and the Clinical/Personal Trainer.  The Fitness Instructor will be working out of the Fitness Facility in the Makwa Center.  Together they will plan, develop, coordinate and conduct creative and innovative group and individually tailored fitness programs for the community.  Programs and services will provide optimum results and take into account the activities that their clients enjoy.  The Fitness Instructor will track the clients progress, provide evaluations and support the clients through motivation, enthusiasm and positive reinforcement.

Angelina Commanda

Certifications and Training Experience
Certified Fitness Instructor, Canadian Fitness Professionals
Certified Mountain Bike Guide, O.V.M.A
Multi Sport Coaching, Level 2, National Coaching Certification Program

Elite Competition Experience
2006 North American Indigenous Games - Denver, Colorado
2009/10 National Slo-Pitch Championship
2010 World Broomball Championship