The Movement Centre of Manitoba is a non-profit organization that is committed to improving the physical health of children and adults with physical disabilities. Through the teachings of “Conductive Education”, we strive to maximize the independence of our clients. We provide movement and learning opportunities with appropriate motivations and expectations, in order to overcome the challenges faced by the physically impaired population.

The Movement Centre of Manitoba is one of only two centres in North America to provide Conductive Education beyond school age and into adulthood.

Conductive Education is effective for those individuals with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, head injury, and Parkinson’ disease.

Our Mission

The Movement Centre of Manitoba, a registered charitable organization, uses conductive education to help people with neurological conditions gain or regain physical mobility, increased confidence and functional independence, one small step at a time.

Our Vision

The Movement Centre of Manitoba is a recognized agency that provides affordable access to all individuals who could benefit from conductive education programming.

Our Values

The Movement Centre of Manitoba Inc. values:

  • Respect, honesty, fairness, consistency and teamwork in all interactions;
  • Maximizing each individual’s potential- physical, emotional, psychological;
  • A client-centered approach;
  • Being results-oriented with measurable outcomes;
  • Excellence in all that we do;
  • A warm, compassionate and supportive environment for clients and their families;
  • A fair and equitable workplace;
  • Fiscal responsibility;
  • Accessibility and affordability for clients;
  • The crucial role of all volunteers and supporters.

Our Story

Learn more about Conductive Education and The Movement Centre by watching ‘Our Story‘.

Organizational Profile

Take a look at our printable copy of The Movement Centre’s Organizational Profile (PDF).

Newsletter

Visit our Newsletter Page to view our current newsletter.

Events

Our Events Page contains all our current and upcoming events.

Testimonials

Take a look at our Testimonials Page to see what people are saying.

Membership

See our Membership Page for details on how to become a member.

Currently Seeking Conductor

We are currently looking for a Conductor QCS (Teacher of Conductive Education) to start on a temporary basis. The start date is flexible, we are looking to hire someone to start between March 2nd, 2015 – June 15th, 2015. It requires 40 hours per week and includes a salary of $40,500 and $1,000 in health spending. University completion and a Conductive Education Degree is Mandatory. Experience is an asset. Must be fluent with English. Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check are both mandatory. Must be able to handle a fast-paced work environment, be able to work under pressure, and handle physical demands such as crouching, kneeling, and lifting. Applicants must possess some computer, oral communication, problem solving, decision making, organizing and planning skills. Conductors work with The Movement Centre’s clients with physical disabilities to improve physical independence. Apply by emailing your resume / CV to margy@movementcentre.ca. Thanks!

Upcoming Events

Move ‘N Groove-a-Thon 2015 – May 2nd

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Be a community leader and get involved in the fifth annual Move ‘N Groove-a-Thon. An all-inclusive 5 hour dance relay in support of Conductive Education at The Movement Centre of Manitoba.

Visit www.movengrooveathon.com to register a team, make a pledge, or to find out more event details. Live bands, DJ’s, and dance crews will keep you movin’ and groovin’ all day!

Prize donations are also welcomed! Email info@movementcentre.ca with the subject ‘Prize Donation’ or call us if you have an idea of something you’d like to donate!

Boston Pizza Gift Card Contest!

With the help of our sponsor Boston Pizza we are doing 2 more giveaways for $50 Boston Pizza gift cards!

Earn one entry in the draw for every $100 you fundraise between 1 PM on Friday, April 24th and 11:59 PM on Friday, May 1st.

Winners will be announced and contacted after the event on May 4th!

Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On! 4 on 4 Tournament – May 16th – 17th, 2015

The Movement Centre of Manitoba is ecstatic to be partnering with ‘Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On! 4 on 4 Tournament – Winnipeg’ in support of Conductive Education rehabilitation programs at our Centre! The event will take place on May 16th and 17th on Chancellor Matheson Road near Investor’s Group Field.

Want to participate and support our Centre? Consider signing up a Corporate Team for $750 for a weekend your office will never forget! Our Centre will receive $500 from every Corporate Team that registers and your business will receive a $500 tax receipt from us! Corporate teams are guaranteed to play 4 games which will all take place on Saturday, May 16th. Most corporate games will take place on one of the feature rinks! To learn more about Corporate Teams…click here!

Another great way to show your support is by volunteering! There are lots of volunteer opportunities available from Thursday, May 14th to Sunday, May 17th. To sign up or to learn more about volunteer opportunities available…click here!

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We thank The Winnipeg Foundation for it’s generous support  in providing grants to The Movement Centre of Manitoba allowing us to improve our facility and our Conductive Education programs!