If you're looking for a great way to keep in shape and have fun, join a Warrior recreation program or a varsity team. It's also a great way to make new friends, get involved on campus, and simply enjoy yourself.
The Columbia Icefield arena was recently renovated with new boards, glass, and ice along with refurbished dressing rooms and flooring. The new look makes it a more enjoyable experience for recreation participants and for fans watching Warrior hockey games.
A new expansion of the Physical Activities Complex/Student Life Centre will enhance social, study, dining, and recreation space at the heart of campus with a 63,000-square foot expansion. The new space includes a climbing wall overlooking campus and will triple the size of the fitness centre.
- 5 full-size gymnasiums
- Swimming pool with diving area
- Weight rooms
- Warrior High Performance Training Zone
- Squash courts
- Fitness centre and studios
Warrior Recreation seeks to meet the needs and interests of students who want to stay active as part of a healthy lifestyle.
As one of Canada's most diverse campus recreation programs with approximately 250 programs, Waterloo provides recreational opportunities for all individuals at a variety of levels.
- Aquatics, ice activities, and racquet sports
- Fitness, strength and conditioning
- Dance and martial arts
- Intramurals and tournaments
Waterloo offers 2,500 drop-in fitness & wellness classes per year taught by certified instructors. Classes include power yoga, cycling, and Pilates, and are suitable for everyone!
To make it easy for you to stay active and join the classes you want, shoe tags provide flexibility with unlimited access to drop-in fitness & wellness classes.
Varsity sports are ideal if you're looking for a highly competitive team that plays against other universities, and you're willing to volunteer significant time to training and competition.
With many competitive varsity teams (men's and women's) in 19 sports, we have 32 varsity teams that you can choose from ranging from cheerleading to Nordic skiing.