Campus Recreation operates and manages eight different facilities
Jeno Tihanyi Olympic Gold Pool
Field House Gym C/D
The Field House Gym contains two basketball/volleyball courts and is located on the second level of the Laurentian Student Recreation Centre. Campus Recreation utilizes this space for Intramurals, Sport Clubs, and Informal Recreation drop-in for students. Laurentian PHED classes also occur in this gym and varsity soccer and track practice here. Gym C is North West near the climbing wall and Gym D is South East by the squash courts.
Ben Avery Gym A/B
The Ben Avery Gym contains two full-size basketball courts and is located on the second level of the Laurentian Student Recreation Centre. Voyageurs varsity basketball games occur in this gym. Campus Recreation utilizes the space for some Intramurals (soccer & hockey are not permitted in this gym). Laurentian PHED classes also occur in this gym. Gym A is North West and Gym B is South East nearest to the main hallway facing the Athletics Department.
For squash enthusiasts, we offer two international glass-backed courts. Students and members can book up to a 40-minute court time. Students and members must add two different player names to officially reserve the courts. Campus Recreation reserves the right to address any booking privileges. Proper attire and shoes required and eye protection is highly recommended. Racquets and balls are available at the Front Desk for a $3 rental fee.
Weight Gym/Sports Performance Gym
Our main weight gym is 7,200 square feet and is comprised of 25 cardio training pieces including treadmills, stair mills, ellipticals, upright/hybrid/recumbent bikes, and rowing machines. The facility also features a strength equipment area, dumbbells area, along with a free-weight, 6-position rack for bench press and squats, a functional movement area, 40 ft turf and 6 Olympic weight lifting platforms. Our Sport Performance room is available for private bookings through main office and includes most of the equipment from the main weight room.
Outdoor Fields/Laurentian Community Track/Laurentian Trails
We have 4 outdoor fields. We have a Varsity Soccer game field, a Varsity soccer practice field, an Outdoor track stadium infield and an Intramural field located directly across the Student Recreation Centre. This intramural field is used for drop-in or student led activities such as tournaments. The Community outdoor track is 400m and hosts many City-wide events. Laurentian trails surround our Community track and span 7kms. During the winter, the Nordic Ski Club maintains our trails for snowshoeing and skiing. Laurentian Trails are also surrounded by 3 lakes (Nepahwin, Bennett, Laurentian) and 2 more lakes (Ramsey, Bethel) surround our campus.
Tennis Court/Outdoor Track
Our tennis facility, located across the Student Recreation Centre, includes 3 outdoor courts with a 250m track surrounding it.