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the Lakehead athletics centre

Wolf Den:
The new addition including the centres new entrance, gymnasium, weight room, cardio room, lounge areas and access to the rest of the facilities.

C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse:
Thunderdome gymnasium, weight room, 50-metre eight-lane swimming pool, cardio room, outdoor sports fields, beach volleyball courts, Kinesiology labs, High-Performance Hockey Training Centre and change rooms complete with showers and saunas.

Hangar:
Astro turf field, cardio and weight areas, aerobics room and the Thunderwolves Wall of Fame.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please call the front desk at (807) 343-8585 or email erstaff@lakeheadu.ca.

Current Hours

Lakehead Athletics Centre is closed starting March 1st, 2021 for Lockdown.  Information will be updated when it becomes available.

Information

  • Facilities are available for use to all Full Time & Part Time Students free of charge when taking classes.
  • Students wishing to use the facility when not enrolled in class are expected to pay students rates
  • General Public may purchase a membership or a day pass to use the facilities.
  • ALL THOSE WISHING TO USE THE FACILITIES MUST CHECK IN AT THE RECEPTION DESK LOCATED ON THE MAIN FLOOR

Open Hours

Guidelines for Open Hours

OPEN GYM POLICIES

  • The gym is currently divided into designated basketball and badminton areas. Nets are not to be moved at this time.
  • Only singles badminton is permitted, unless players are from the same household/social bubble.
  • All activities, including basketball skills (shooting, dribbling, etc.) must be practiced with at least 2 metres in between players
  • Basketball games are not to be played at this time.

OPEN FIELD POLICIES

  • All activities must allow for social distancing. Soccer, and other sports that require close contact, are not permitted to be played at this time.

TRACK POLICIES

  • Please run in the same direction as other track users
  • When passing other runners, please allow at least 1 lane of space in between runners and allow for 2 metres of distance between runners at all times

LANE SWIM POLICIES/INFO

  • Pool users must follow the instructions and guidance from lifeguard staff at all times, and are expected to conduct themselves in a safe manner when on the pool deck and in the water
  • The cabanas (2) on the pool deck are available for changing
  • To maintain physical distancing guidelines, please do not arrive at the pool deck earlier than 10 minutes before your scheduled swim time. 
  • There is only 1 patron allowed per lane and you must swim in the lane number that you book ahead of time 
  • Maintain your 2m physical distance from other patrons at all times. 
  • Pool users are asked to shower at home before and after swimming 
  • Pool users are asked to use the gender neutral washrooms on the pool deck if necessary at any time during their swim 
  • Please remove your outdoor footwear before entering the pool deck and carry them with you to where you choose to place your swim bag 
  • Please wear your mask onto the deck, place your mask into your bag while swimming and put mask on when exiting the pool 
  • There will be no swimming aid equipment provided by the pool – if you wish to use these please bring your own to and from the pool at the time of your booking 

 

 

 

 

 

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