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Axworthy Health & RecPlex

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.