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May 2017 Facility Update
May 2017 Athletics & Recreation Facility Update

Membership /Purchases/Lockers/Towels (Renew prior to Wednesday May 3rd to still receive this year’s rate)
Membership renewal including lockers, towels and general membership can be done at our Hawk Desk at any time during our hours of operation.  Remember to renew your membership prior to end of day May 3rd so you will be subject to our current rates.  You can renew now no matter when you current membership expires and your renewal will not take effect until your current membership does expire.  All rates will change effective May 4th, 2017.  

Female Only Fitness Centre Programming Area Hours –Spring/Summer 2017 Hours
Mondays – Fridays: 7:00am – 9:00am & 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Upcoming Facility Closures/Hour s of Operation alterations:
May 22nd: ALL FACILITIES CLOSED for Victoria Day

Spring/Summer 2017 Hours of Operation (April 30th – September 2nd)

Mondays – Thursdays: 7:00am – 10:00pm
Fridays: 7:00am – 8:00pm
Saturdays & Sundays: 11:00am – 5:00pm

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Consider following us on Social Media – Twitter (@WLURecreation, @WLUAthletics), on Facebook as well as Instagram.  Through these multiple communication forms you will be able to track all updates, promotions and profiles that exist within are facilities, events and programming. 

Lock Sales – Athletic Complex
Locks can be purchased for $5.00, and are yours to keep after purchase. The Hawk Desk will still also be renting locks for $1.00.

Squash Court & Studio 3 Online Booking System
If you are an avid squash player or even looking for recreational space to workout, dance, etc. you can book out these spaces at the Hawk Desk. Requests will now only be done online (up to 72 hours in advance).

Spring/Summer Camps 2017
Registration is now open for all our camps. 

Multi-Sport Camp
Looking to get your kids more involved this summer? If they love sports, physical activity and team spirit check out Laurier’s Golden Hawk Multi-Sport Camp!

Themed weeks, dress-up days, swim days at the Waterloo Recreation Complex and exciting “Camper’s Choice” programming are only a few of the exciting elements of this camp! This camp will offer a variety of sport and recreational opportunities such as soccer, basketball, golf, football, rugby, archery, arts and crafts, dance, cooperative games, rock climbing, swimming and much more! Camp hours run Monday to Friday from 8:00am-5:30pm, out of Wilfrid Laurier’s University Stadium! Registration is filling up quickly, so for more information and registration please follow the link below…

Junior Life Guard Camp
It’s an action-packed aquatic challenge for children who love the water and want more than traditional lessons. The program is ideal for quick learners, those caught in-between levels or programs, and youth who thrive in an energetic learning environment. The Junior Lifeguard Camp (JLC) has been designed to serve a serious purpose, but the process is pure fun! The club stresses skill development based on personal-best achievements.

Available sessions:
July 10-14
August 7-11

For more information and registration please follow the link below…

Sports Camps       

Interested in getting your kid’s more involved with Laurier Athletics? Check out our summer sports camps here at Wilfrid Laurier University! We run specialized Basketball, Soccer and Hockey Camps for boys and girls who are looking to improve on their game in a fun yet challenging atmosphere! With current Varsity Athletes and Laurier Coaching staff this experience is unbeatable!

For more information and registration please follow the link below

Leader in Training Camps

The Leaders-In-Training program offers individuals aged 13-16 years a unique experience as they will develop their leadership and teamwork skills through fun, interactive activities. LIT’s will also get the opportunity to shadow counsellors and lead activities for the younger campers.

The LIT program is meant to introduce the fundamentals of leadership in the hopes that they may apply these skills to their everyday life and future aspirations.
For more information and registration please follow the link below
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Pool/Aquatics Update

Upcoming 2017 Lane Swim Time Alterations/Cancellations:

May 13th and 14th: Noon Swims Cancelled

Check for an up to date schedule.

Adult Swim Lessons:
Adult swim lessons are offered for those 18 years of age or older who are looking for everything from learning to swim to improving their stroke. Lessons are offered on a 10 level ability scale. Lessons can be customized to the student. Price packages are offered as follows:

3 Private Lessons: Member $72
5 Private Lessons: Member $120
10 Private Lessons: Member $224
**1 Semi-Private Lesson: Member $20
**5 Semi-Private Lessons: Member $100.00
 **Semi-Private lessons must have at least 2 swimmers and they must register at the same time to use the semi-private pricing. 

Go to  for more information

Masters Swim Program:
The Masters Swim Program is for adult swimmers with varying levels of swimming ability with the intent (for any or all of the reasons): to swim for fitness, for competition; enhance the triathlon programming, and mainly for the FUN of it! The spring session will begin on May 2nd. Pricing are offered as follows:

Gold Program May/June (up to 4x per week): $90
Purple Program May/June (up to 2x per week): $50
Noon Swim Program May 5 – June 16 (12:30 -1:30): $50

Please Note: All masters swimmers must be a Laurier student or a member. Memberships can be purchased at the hawk desk.

Go to or contact Amanda Taylor ( for more information.

Please continue to check for up to date offerings.

Recreation Update

Summer Group Exercise
Our class schedule for the Spring/Summer will commence on May 15th.  You can try out any of our Group Exercise classes for FREE from Monday May 8th until Friday May 12th. Passes will be available for purchase as of May 1st online or at the Hawk Desk for the price of $52 for the summer.

Follow the link for more information

Summer Intramurals

Summer registration for intramurals is now open. This summer if you are looking to stay active register for one of our 3 intramural leagues being offered. Sign up as a team or if it’s just yourself as a free agent. Leagues will only run if there are enough teams. Listed below are the leagues this summer:

Dodgeball (University Stadium Tuesday nights) - $198 +$50 bond
3 v 3 Basketball (AC Gym Wednesday Nights - $103 +$50 bond
Co-Rec Outdoor Soccer (Alumni Field Thursday Nights) - $198 +$50 bond

Please follow the link for more information

Upcoming Facility Updates/Information: 
Please visit  for up to date information please check for an up-to-date facility usage schedule and further updates. 
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