Axworthy Health & RecPlex

Recreation Services

The Axworthy Health and RecPlex Building.

In the Fall and Winter Terms the RecPlex is open for activities from early morning till late at night.

The Axworthy Health and RecPlex Field.

In addition to soccer, the multi-sport RecPlex field is used for flag football, ultimate, baseball and more!

The Axworthy Health and RecPlex Community Gym.

The community gym is a space used to play sports, have meetings, pow wow clubs, etc.


The Thomas Sill multi-purpose room is a space fit for meetings, lectures, smudging ceremonies and much more!

The Axworthy Health and RecPlex rubberized sprint track.

The RecPlex also has 60m rubberized sprint track and jump pit with two retractable batting cages.

The Axworthy Health and RecPlex is a state of the art multi-purpose recreational facility. Named for former President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, the University of Winnipeg's indoor field house accommodates a multitude of sports, community programming, intramurals and is fit for sporting events and large gatherings such as festivals and indoor markets. Wheelchair accessible elevators & washrooms and braille signage are found throughout the facility.

The Axworthy Health and RecPlex features the following:

Main Floor:

- A large multi-use artificial turf field (which can also be used as three cross-fields):

  • Accommodates a multitude of sports including soccer, flag football, ultimate, track & field.
  • Full Field: 50.5 m x 90 m
  • 1/3 Field: 29.2 m x 47.5 m

- A four lane 60m rubberized sprint track and sand pit.

- Retractable practice batting cages (for softball or baseball).  

- Team changing rooms and team/group lockers.

Second Floor:

- The Community Gym:

  • 1 small size basketball court, volleyball court or badminton court.
  • 5 basketball hoops.
  • Also suitable for lectures, presentations or meetings.

- The Thomas Sill Multi-Purpose Room features a space for:

  • Fitness classes.
  • Drumming Circles or smudging ceremonies (soundproofed and ventilated specifically to accommodate drumming and pow wow groups).
  • Lectures, presentations and meetings.

- The Drew Olson Student Lounge which is a space for students and spectators to view field level activities.

- Serving popcorn, snack and beverages, The Canteen is open for select events in the Duckworth Centre and the Axworthy Health and RecPlex.

- Connected to the Duckworth Centre.

Lower Level (Underground):

- RecPlex Parkade (access from Portage Avenue down Young Street).


Find out how to make a facility booking request here.