Racquetball, Squash & Handball

Recreation Services

Court Sports in Duckworth Centre

There are 4 racquetball/handball courts and 2 squash courts in the Duckworth Centre.

Unlimited court usage is included with your Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre membership. There are four racquetball/handball courts and two squash courts located on the main floor of the Duckworth Centre. Small lockers are located outside the courts for members to secure their belongings (bring your own lock). Racquetball racquets/balls, squash racquets/balls, handballs, and goggles are available for rent at the Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre customer service desk.

Booking a Court

  • All Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre members can conveniently book courts online by logging in to our member portal.
  • For step-by-step instructions on how to book a court online, click here.
  • Non-members may book a court at the Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre Customer Service Desk with same day purchase of Squash/Racquetball/Handball Day Pass, or over the phone if a day pass has been purchased online.


Court User Rules

  • Members can book a court up to four days in advance.
  • Members can book up to two 60 minute timeslots each day; however they may not book two consecutive hours, even if they switch courts after the first hour. For example, a member could play from 8:00-9:00 AM and then again from 4:00-5:00 PM.
  • Members who wish to play with a non-member should report to the Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre Customer Service desk so the guest can purchase a Squash/Racquetball/Handball Day Pass.
  • All users should be prepared to show their membership card or day pass to staff.
  • Recreation Services Management staff reserve the right to suspend court booking privileges of members who do not adhere to these or other posted facility rules.


Leagues and Tournaments

Racquetball Manitoba and Squash Manitoba host leagues, tournaments, and ladders at the Duckworth Centre courts throughout the year.

To participate in these events, you must have BOTH a Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre membership AND a membership to the corresponding Provincial Sport Organization.

  • Racquetball Manitoba Membership Fee:  $20.00 (Student - $10.00)
  • Squash Manitoba Membership Fee: $20.00
  • Please visit the Squash Manitoba and Racquetball Manitoba websites for more information on memberships.

Racquetball Leagues and Tournaments at the University of Winnipeg

  • Singles Racquetball League – Thursdays from September to May, 6:00-10:00 PM
  • Doubles Racquetball League – Mondays from September to May, 6:00-9:00 PM
  • Women’s Drop-in – One Saturday per month
  • Junior Lessons – Tuesdays from September to May
  • Susan Livingston Tournament (January)
  • Keystone Classic Tournament (February)

University of Winnipeg Squash Ladder

  • Players compete in rounds of play with 5-6 players over four weeks and at the end of each round, players move up or down the ladder depending on their wins and losses.
  • A season of the squash ladder runs from September to May and typically consists of six or seven rounds of play.
  • All skill levels welcome, with ladder groups for new and experienced players.
  • 3-4 “Squash and Pizza Free-for-all’s” over the season
  • Entry to the Val and Ian McDougall Cup Tournament (only open to ladder players)
  • Ladder Fee: $10.00
  • Members can register for the Squash Ladder online or at the Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre customer service desk. For instructions on registering for the ladder, click here.