Axworthy Health and RecPlex Update

Recreation Services

A phased opening of select activity spaces in the Axworthy Health and RecPlex began on July 7th, for approved activities — provided Manitoba Health guidelines and the requirements of Provincial Sport Organizations are met. 

The Recreation Services management team has worked hard to develop a reopening plan that ensures optimum cleanliness of our facilities to protect the health and safety of all users. All RecPlex users will be required to review and adhere to the COVID-19 policies and procedures and the RecPlex user rules.


Facility Requests

All spaces MUST be pre-booked. To make a facility booking or rental request, please follow the options below:

External Individual/Group/Organization Requests: 

All external facility rental requests can be made online or by contacting our Operations Coordinator at You can check our our facility calendar and facility rental rates prior to making your facility rental request. 

Community Organizations: 

For organizations wishing to apply for community access time in the Axworthy Health and RecPlex, please read the Community Access Guidelines and submit your Community Access Application Form to Towela Mkanda at Please note that all applications are subject to committee review. For more information on the University of Winnipeg's commitment to the wider community, please see the Community Charter.

Staff and Faculty: 

The University of Winnipeg has established a process to allow some activities to return to campus. Check UWinnipeg's COVID-19 website for more information. 


*If you intend to book the facilities for an event that requires a large set-up or additional services, please contact the Event Coordinator at or at 204.786.9822.



When will I receive confirmation of my booking request?

Allow for 2 business days to process facility booking requests. Please provide as much information as possible when making your request (i.e. description of activities, anticipated attendance, etc.). 

What is included with my facility rental booking?

Soccer nets and flags are included in RecPlex field bookings. 

If you require any other equipment, please let our Operations Coordinator know when making the facility booking request. We will do our best to accommodate, however, equipment/services will be subject to additional fees.

How do I gain access to the space I've rented?

Please make your way to the main floor Customer Service Desk located past the field doors. One of our Community Attendants will provide you access to your booked space.

Can I view the facility schedule online?

Yes! Our facility schedule is available online and you can view each space separately. We encourage you took look at the schedule before making your request to see if your preferred time/date is available.

Where can I park?

The Axworthy Health and RecPlex has an underground parkade that you can access from Young Street. For more parking options close to the University of Winnipeg take a look at our campus map


*The department of Recreation Services reserves the right to reschedule, cancel or change any booking(s) at our discretion with notice.