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About the Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre

Recreation Services


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Fitness centre's strength and conditioning equipment available on 2 floors.

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Improve your cardio on our state-ot-the-art curved treadmills.

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Jacobs ladder, treadmills, ellipsis, stationary bikes and more available in Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre.

Duckworth Centre - 400 Spence (at Ellice)

The Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre at The University of Winnipeg covers nearly 6,000 square feet and features state of the art cardio equipment, weight machines and free weights. Located on the main floor and part of the 2nd floor, the accessible fitness centre also features a new sound system and several mounted televisions for members to enhance your workout.  Memberships are availalable to students, faculty, staff and local community.

Fitness Centre Cardio Equipment:

  • 10 Precor Treadmills 
  • 2 Curve Treadmills
  • 2 Precor Steppers
  • 6 Precor Upright Bikes
  • 4 Precor Recumbent Bikes
  • Rower Total Body Pro2
  • 6 Precor EFX Ellipticals  
  • 2 Adaptive Motion Trainers
  • Total Body Pro Ergometer
  • 2 Star Trac Stairmills 
  • 2 Jacobs Ladders
  • Upper Body Pro Egometer
Strength Equipment:

  • Multi-station consisting of lat pull down, triceps,
  • seated row and cable crossover and single stations for both lower and upper body
  • Series of dumbbells ranging from 5-95 lbs. and 2.27-43 kg
  • Wide variety of Strength Machines
  • Living Active Strength Circuit

Additional Equipment:

  • Stability balls
  • Medicine balls
  • Bosu ("both sides up")
  • Tubing

Fitness Centre Membership also includes access to:

  • Men’s / Women’s change rooms - lower level of Duckworth
  • Saunas – both men’s and women’s saunas in respective changing rooms - lower level
  • Racquetball/Handball Courts (4) and Squash Courts (2) – main floor (please see the Customer Service Desk for online court booking)
  • Indoor Walking/Running Track – 2nd floor, located inside Dr. David F. Anderson Gym
    • 1 lap = 167 metres / 9.6 laps = 1 mile / 7.3 laps = 1 km
  • Membership also includes Fitness Centre orientation

Fitness Centre Orientation

Make sure you get started on your workout program safely and effectively by learning the safe operation of our fitness equipment; learn proper strength training and cardiovascular exercise techniques at the same time. The orientation includes weight machines and free weights as well as cardio equipment.  The fitness orientation appointment are only 15 - 30 minutes long and FREE to all members!  So whatever your fitness goals - make an appointment and get started on the right foot!

A Fitness Centre Membership also includes access the Men’s / Women’s change rooms and sauna's (located in the lower level of Duckworth), Racquetball/Handball Courts (4) and Squash Courts (2) located on the main floor and a newly resurfaced Indoor Walking/Running Track – 2nd floor, located inside Dr. David F. Anderson Gym.  Your membership also gives you the option of enhancing your performance and fitness goals with a personal trainer and/or fitness assessment - additional fees apply.


FITNESS CENTRE MEMBERSHIP - Please register in person at Customer Service, main floor, Duckworth Centre*

*online membership registration / payment not available at this time. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Click here for Membership FEES.

Lockers and Towel Service Options

For member convenience, lockers are available for an additional fee. Lockers are located on the main floor of Duckworth (beside the Fitness Centre), by the Raquet/Squash Courts, and in the men's and women's changing rooms. Choose from full or half-size lockers for daily locker rental; longer-term locker rental is also possible, subject to availability. (Note: Lockers expire the same day as fitness memberships, annually on August 31st.)  Please visit or call the Facility Desk for more information 204.786.9349.  

**Members are reminded to secure their belongings at all times; where possible do NOT leave valuables in your lockers as thefts have occurred. **


Also available to Members (for additional fees/cost):

Also available, NO Membership required:

Download the Code of Conduct [PDF]

Frequently Asked Questions - Gym Hours

To register or for more information please visit or contact:

Customer Service Desk (Main Floor)
Phone: 204.786.9349
Fax:     204.783.7866
Email: duckworth@uwinnipeg.ca