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Athletics and Recreation

When you're at Laurier, you are a member of the Golden Hawk family. Whether you’re a casual gym user, a high-performance varsity athlete, an intramural superstar or you just want to cheer the purple and gold to victory, always remember that #WeAreHAWKS.

Laurier Athletics and Recreation offers state-of-the-art facilities to keep you moving. Climb a rock wall, take a dance class, or give yoga a shot! Whether you're working out at our 130,000-square-foot Athletic Complex in Waterloo or our 120,000-square-foot Laurier Brantford YMCA facility, if you bring the energy, we've got a program for you.

Facilities at a Glance

The Athletic Complex in Waterloo includes an Olympic-size pool, a triple gymnasium, dance studios, and a large fitness centre. Outside, Alumni Field offers a full-sized, FIFA-certified, artificial surface for both intramurals and club teams. University Stadium is home to Golden Hawk football, soccer, rugby and lacrosse.

The Laurier Brantford YMCA has an aquatics centre with a two-tank pool, a double and a single gym, a fitness centre with state-of-the-art equipment and Wi-Fi capabilities for fitness programs, three studios, multi-purpose spaces, and a lounge for Laurier students.