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July 2017 Facility Update

July 2017 Athletics & Recreation Facility Update

Spring/Summer 2017 Major Facility Maintenance

Triple Gymnasium

The triple gymnasium will be closed upgrades and repairs from July 10th - July 24th
The scope of the work is:
  • Buff and refinish hardwood floor on all 3 courts and add in OUA Logo onto main court.
  • Annual inspections of Basketball systems, Bleachers, and Divider curtains.
  • Thorough clean of the Bleachers
  • Various other small cleaning projects.
Other Projects

Energy Efficiency Project
During July 10th – July 21st the majority of light and water fixtures in the Athletic complex will be upgraded as part of the Energy Efficiency Project currently being done on Campus. During these two weeks the following closures of spaces will need to happen in order to accommodate the work being done.
  • July 19th
    • Fitness Centre will be CLOSED
    • Both men’s and Women’s Change room areas will be CLOSED
    • Pool will be CLOSED
  • July 20th
    • Fitness Centre will be CLOSED
The remainder of the work will be completed with minimal disruptions and any minor closures will be communicated.
There will also be some other smaller projects happening in different spaces throughout the month and any disruptions will be communicated to members ahead of time.

Membership /Purchases/Lockers/Towels
Membership renewal including lockers, towels and general membership can be done at our Hawk Desk at any time during our hours of operation. 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 can be found by following this link   

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

Upcoming Facility Closures/Hours of Operation alterations:
August 7th: ALL FACILITIES CLOSED for Civic Holiday
September 2nd – 4th: All Facilities CLOSED for Annual Staff Training and Residence move in.

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

Follow us on Social Media – It’s your way to stay connected #WeAreHAWKS
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 Still 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
Follow us on social media and/or check for updates
Twitter: @goldenhawk_msc
Instagram: @goldenhawk_msc

Pool/Aquatics Update

Upcoming 2017 Lane Swim Time Alterations/Cancellations:

July 12th: 12:00-2:00pm (Shallow End Only)
July 18th: 8:00pm-10:00pm CANCELLED
July 24th: 12:00-2:00pm (Short Course)
July 31st: 12:00-2:00pm (Short Course)
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

Please continue to check for up to date offerings.

Upcoming Facility Updates/Information: 
Please visit  for up to date information please check for an up-to-date facility usage schedule and further updates. 
Waterloo Contact Information
AC Hawk Desk: 519-884-0710 x3803
Stadium Hawk Desk: 519-884-0710 x3427
Admin Office: 519-884-0710 x2184

Brantford Contact Information
Wilkes House: 519-756-8228 x5728

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