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Brantford Facilities

Wilkes House Recreation Centre is located at 119-121 Darling Street, Brantford ON, N3T 2L1.

Need some help getting to our campus? Get detailed directions to Laurier Brantford's Wilkes House Recreation Centre.

Unsure of when we are open? Check our Hours of Operation.

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Laurier Brantford is located in the heart of downtown Brantford with buildings scattered throughout the citie's streets. With such a set up, getting to campus can sometimes feel complex and confusing, but rest assured it is very simple.

To reach WLU Brantford from Kitchener/Waterloo:

  • Take Highway 8-Eastbound, Exit Highway 24-Southbound (Highway 24 will become King George Road).
  • Continue on King George Road until it becomes St. Paul Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Brant Avenue.
  • Turn left onto West Street.
  • Turn right onto Wellington Street.
  • Turn right onto George Street.
  • Turn left onto Darling Street. The Wilkes House building will be on your right.

To reach WLU Brantford from Toronto/Hamilton:

  • From Toronto, take QEW to 403-Westbound (signs for Hamilton/Brantford).
  • Stay on 403-Westbound for approximately 44 km.
  • From 403-Westbound, take the Wayne Gretzky Parkway exit.
  • Turn left onto Wayne Gretzky Parkway.
  • From Wayne Gretzky Parkway, turn right onto Colborne Street (Brant County Highway 2/53).
  • Colborne Street becomes a one-way street, veer onto Dalhousie Street (also a one-way street).
  • From Dalhousie Street, turn right onto George Street.
  • Turn right onto Darling Street. The Wilkes House building will be on your right.

To reach WLU Brantford from London:

  • Merge onto 401-Eastbound via the ramp to Toronto.
  • Take 403-Eastbound exit (signs for Hamilton/Niagara Falls/Brantford).
  • Stay on 403-Eastbound for approximately 34 km.
  • From 403-Eastbound, take the Paris Road exit (County Road 2).
  • Merge onto Paris Road. Stay on Paris Road for approximately 4 km.
  • Follow Paris Road until it merges onto Brant Avenue.
  • Turn left onto West Street (from Brant Ave).
  • Turn right onto Wellington Street (from West St).
  • Turn right onto George Street.
  • Turn left onto Darling Street. The Wilkes House building will be on your right.

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Parking

City Streets: Free parking is available around the complex on city streets. Please be advised that street parking is frequently patrolled and has varied time restrictions (1-3 hours).

Parking Lots: Parking is available for those who hold a valid Laurier Parking Permit. These lots can be found directly outside of the Wilkes House Recreation Centre or down the road at the Dalhousie Centre on the corner of Charlotte St and Colborne St.



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Wilkes House Recreation Centre
119-121 Darling St
Brantford, ON  N3T 2Y3
Rear of Wilkes House Residence Building
Hawk Desk: (519) 756-8228 x5728
See Hours of Operation

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Wilkes House Recreation Centre
119-121 Darling St
Brantford, ON  N3T 2Y3
Rear of Wilkes House Residence Building
Hawk Desk: (519) 756-8228 x5728
See Hours of Operation