A panoramic view of the Active Living Centre indoor running track and strength and conditioning facilities.

Sport and Recreation Facilities

COVID-19
COVID-19
The Active Living Centre (Fort Garry campus) and the Joe Doupe Recreation Centre (Bannatyen campus) are now open.
Before you return, learn about your membership, our changes, health and safety and what you need to know for a safe visit.

Our facilities

Active Living Centre

  • Active Living Centre members using the various weight machines and cardiovascular equipment.
  • The 100,000 square-foot Active Living Centre is UM'a hub for health, wellness and physical activity. The facility provides the community with a state-of-the-art fitness venue and research spaces to help Manitobans create healthier lifestyles.

    Features

    • 38,000 square-foot cardio and resistance training area
    • 1000 pieces of free weights and accessories
    • 200-metre running track
    • 160 pieces of cardio equipment
    • 64 pieces of resistance equipment
    • 49 pieces of strength equipment
    • 35-foot climbing wall
    • On-site certified fitness attendants

    Our change rooms

     

  • Hours of operation

    Monday through Sunday 
    8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    Contact us

    Active Living Centre
    430 University Crescent 
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 
    rec_services@umanitoba.ca
    204-474-6100

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Frank Kennedy Centre

  • A group of 6 students playing a recreational basketball game on the Frank Kennedy Centre gymnasium basketball court.
  • The Frank Kennedy Centre is home to the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management. It houses three gymnasiums, racquetball and squash courts, and meeting rooms and classrooms. 

    Our change rooms

     

  • Hours of operation

    Temporarily closed

    Contact us

    Frank Kennedy Centre
    420 University Crescent 
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
    Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 
    rec_services@umanitoba.ca
    204-474-6100


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Joyce Fromson Pool

Investors Group Athletic Centre (IGAC)

  • A student dribbles a basketball across the Investors Group Athletic Centre gymnasium basketball court.
  • This 70,000 square-foot facility is home to the University of Manitoba Bisons basketball and volleyball teams and the main venue for UM convocation. It can also play host to large events such as national championships, concerts, trade shows, and symposias.

    Features:

    • Three international-size basketball and volleyball courts (west, centre, and east) 
    • Heavy automated curtains to partition each court 
    • Bio-channel hardwood floor for a superior competition surface 
    • Two sets of retractable bleachers – east and west courts 
    • 3 LED video scoreboards
    • Boardroom
  • Contact us

    Investors Group Athletic Centre
    75 Sidney Smith Street 
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
    Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
    204-474-7131

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Max Bell Centre - James Daly Fieldhouse

  • The Max Bell Centre James Daly Fieldhouse high performance banked track and infield courts.
  • James Daly Fieldhouse includes a 200-metre high performance banked track and has a seating capacity of 1,350 (permanent and temporary). The infield of the track is an excellent venue for tennis, soccer, baseball, volleyball, and handball.

    The fieldhouse is the home of the Bisons Track and Field team, plays host to national championship events and is a significant hub for Mini U Programs.

    This is an accessible facility. 

    Our change rooms

     

  • Hours of operation

    Scheduled to re-open on Monday, November 2

    Contact us

    Max Bell Centre – James Daly Fieldhouse
    109 Sidney Smith St. 
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
    204-474-8634

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Max Bell Centre - Wayne Fleming Arena

  • A view of the Max Bell Centre Wayne Fleming Arena ice surface from centre ice.
  • The arena includes one ice surface with a seating capacity of 1,400. It is an excellent venue for hockey, sponge hockey, ringette and broomball.

    The arena is home to Bisons hockey and the WHL’s Winnipeg ICE, and is a main program facility for Mini U Programs.

    Features:

    • New 4--sided LED video scoreboard
    • New seating area and renovated press box 

    Our change rooms

     

  • Hours of operation

    Scheduled to re-open on Monday, November 2

    Contact us

    Max Bell Centre – Wayne Fleming Arena
    109 Sidney Smith St. 
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
    204-474-8634

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University Stadium

  • A competing long jump athlete caught mid air over the sand pit while a crowd of spectators watch from the University Stadium stands.
  • University Stadium is a multi-purpose outdoor track and field facility with a large natural grass infield. The bowl shape of this venue provides wind protection for athletes and spectators. 

    Features:

    • Outdoor track and field facilities – including a 400-metre, 8-lane track; hurdles and sprinting area, steeplechase, discus, high jump, pole vault, hammer, shot put, long and triple jump and javelin areas 
    • Sprint and hurdle lanes, long jump, triple jump and pole vault approaches that are wind reversible
    • Seating to 10,000 with temporary seats.
    • Secure medical and doping control rooms
    • Viewing area with all required media services
    • VIP and media seating
    • Fully accessible washrooms (opening Spring 2020)

    The stadium has limited wheelchair access.

  • Contact us

    University Stadium
    32 Service Street, 3 NW
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Winnipeg, MB 
    204-474-8634

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Outdoor turf fields

  • A view of the football sports field from the end zone goal posts.
  • The University’s two outdoor fields are FieldTurf artificial turf playing surfaces. They are safe, resilient, shock-absorbing and long-lasting. They meet the quality levels of the FIFA Recommended 2 Star artificial turf pitch.

    The East field accommodates both football and soccer. The West field is for soccer only and is home to the Bisons soccer team. The fields are located west of the Winnipeg Soccer Federation South’s indoor soccer facility.

  • Contact us

    Outdoor turf fields
    175 Chancellor Matheson Road
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2

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Outdoor tennis courts

  • Outdoor tennis courts.
  • Our outdoor tennis courts are available for use in the Spring through Autumn months. They feature four full-size hard courts with full surround fencing.

  • Contact us

    Outdoor tennis courts
    Chancellor Matheson Road
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Winnipeg, MB  R3T 2N2

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Joe Doupe Recreation Centre (Bannatyne campus)

  • A man and woman getting a workout using the cardiovascular equipment at the Joe Doupe Recreation Centre.
  • The Joe Doupe Recreation Centre is the primary fitness and recreation centre at University of Manitoba's Bannatyne campus. Memberships are available for UM students, staff, alumni and the general public. 

    Learn more

    Features:

    • Fitness centre with cardio and weight resistance equipment
    • Multi-use gymnasium
    • Indoor track
    • Multi-use studio
    • Locker and shower facilities
    • Cycle Studio
  • Hours of operation

    Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Contact us

    Joe Doupe Recreation Centre
    University of Manitoba (Bannatyne Campus)
    030 Brodie Centre, 727 McDermot Avenue
    Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3E 3P5
    Phone: (204)789-3858
    Fax: (204)789-3944

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Meeting rooms/Classrooms

There are a number of meeting spaces and classrooms available for rent in our sport and recreation facilities. Choose from the spaces below.

Rental space Where located  
Agora  Active Living Centre Check rates and availability
Boardroom 220 Active Living Centre Check rates and availability
Classrooms 133, 136, 193, 212 Frank Kennedy Centre Check rates and availability
Boardroom 238 Investors Group Athletic Centre Check rates and availability
Room 208 – Seminar B Max Bell Centre – James Daly Fieldhouse Check rates and availability
Room 300 – Alumni Lounge Max Bell Centre – Wayne Fleming Arena Check rates and availability

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Change rooms

Change, shower and rest facilities are located in the Frank Kennedy Centre and are also for those using the Active Living Centre and Joyce Fromson Pool. They include both men’s and ladies’ locker rooms and our Community Change Room. 

The Community Change Room has been designed for everyone. It contains space that is accessible and enclosed for changing, showering and using the rest facilities. It provides privacy and safety for anyone including:

  • Parents with children that require assistance, regardless of age or gender
  • Individuals with accessibility needs or those accompanied by a caregiver
  • Faculty or staff who are not comfortable sharing a locker room with students
  • Individuals who are not comfortable sharing a locker space or changing in front of others

To respect people’s privacy, we require that persons be dressed when in the public space of the Community Change Room.

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    We want you to feel safe. We embrace diversity, and strive for this facility to be inclusive, accepting, and welcoming.

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    Please act in a responsible manner and don't engage in inappropriate conduct.

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    If ever you feel unsafe and would like to make a report, please talk to a staff member. We're here to help.

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