Healthy lifestyle habits


Healthy lifestyle habits

The benefits associated with healthy lifestyle habits, proper nutrition, and physical activity encourage the wellbeing of individuals and society. Therefore, the Université Laval aims to consolidate and expand Mon Équilibre UL, it’s healthy lifestyle program for the members of its community.

IndicatorNumber of individuals whose awareness is heightened through Mon Équilibre UL activities
Target5,000 individuals whose awareness is heightened through Mon Équilibre UL activities
Result as of April 30, 20173,776 individuals whose awareness is heightened
Key actionMon Équilibre UL
How to get involvedDevelop and maintain a healthy lifestyle

Mon Équilibre UL

Mon équilibre program promotes healthy habits among students on campus, and more generally among all members of the university community, in order to improve their overall health.


Healthy Diet

  • The Virage santé enables students and staff to opt for a healthy, balanced, and varied diet when they visit one of the many on-campus food services locations.
  • Savoir cuisiner is a website featuring nutritious, economical, and easy-to-prepare recipes. An indispensable tool for meeting student needs.

Sports activities services at the university sports complex (PEPS)

PEPS voffers sports activities of all kinds! In addition to its regular activities, it offers:

  • Healthy lifestyle workshops (diet, relaxation, etc.)
  • A variety of courses (yoga, pilates, walking, etc.) for university staff
  • The Défi 5-10 km running and walking challenge
  • The Défi 120 secondes de plaisir activity
  • An outdoors club
  • Youth programs
  • And much more!

Walking trails and routes

There are nearly 20 km of walking trails on the Université Laval campus. Visit the following websitesPedestrians ou Walking routes.


Office of the Executive Vice Rector, Development
Pavillon des Sciences de l'éducation
2320, rue des Bibliothèques
Suite 1646
Université Laval
Québec City (Québec) G1V 0A6