Duckworth Centre

Recreation Services

Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium

The Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium is fit for large gatherings such as sporting events, graduations, fairs, etc.

Second Floor of the Duckworth Centre

The Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame is located on the second floor of the Duckworth Centre.

Convocation Ceremony

UWinnipeg hosts their annual fall and spring convocation ceremonies in the Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium.

Annual Spring Convocation Pow Wow

The Annual Spring Convocation Pow Wow is hosted in the Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium.

The Duckworth Centre is the University of Winnipeg's premiere athletic facility. It is the home of fitness, sport, health and wellness and recreational programming. Managed by the department of Recreation Services, the Duckworth Centre is open to students, faculty, staff, alumni and the public. It is also home to the Wesmen Athletics teams. 

The Duckworth Centre features the following:

-The Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium:

  • Fit for sporting events and large gatherings such as convocations, fairs and symposiums. It can be separated into 3 cross courts or 1 centre court with two retractable bleachers. The Lea Marc Corporate suite also overlooks the gymnasium.

- The Bill Wedlake Fitness Centre.

- An indoor running/walking track (1 lap = 167 metres / 9.6 laps = 1 mile / 7.3 laps = 1 km)

- 6 Racquetball/Squash/Handball courts.

- Change Rooms & Saunas.

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

- Meeting Rooms.

-Connected to the Axworthy Health & RecPlex (multi-purpose recreational facility)


Find out how to make a facility booking request here.