Athletics Complex

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One of the main attractions of Acadia University, the Acadia Athletics Complex is home to Acadia Axemen and Axewomen varsity teams, as well as student-based competitive and recreational clubs, and intramural sports. It also provides fitness, recreation, and aquatic programming for students, faculty, staff, and community. 


Raymond Field
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Features the same artificial grass surface as the New England Patriots, with a 440-metre, eight- lane, synthetic running track. The outdoor stadium seats 1800 people.

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Arena
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Holds an Olympic-sized ice surface, seating for 2100 spectators, two multipurpose rooms and a concessions section.

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Dyke Fields
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These four fields are designed for a variety of sports and are often used by community members.

Gymnasium
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Acadia Athletics Complex features a full-size gymnasium with pull out bleachers for up to 2000 spectators.

Swimming Pool
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  This six-lane, Olympic-sized pool offers a variety of swim times for facility members and the public, as well as Red Cross Learn-To-Swim, Lifesaving Society Lifeguarding courses and various aqua fitness programming. There is also a viewing gallery for up to 200 people.
School of Recreation Management and Kinesiology
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This building provides classrooms, a teaching gymnasium, and lab space for students.

 

Acadia Weight and Cardio Room
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This section incorporates Cybex circuit training equipment with a variety of cardiovascular equipment, and a free-weight training area. This 3000 square foot, air-conditioned space, is staffed with knowledgeable weight room attendants. Personal training programs are available.

Squash and Racquetball Courts

Two squash and two racquetball courts are available for use to facility members and students.

Please note: Acadia Athletics Complex does not provide squash and raquetball equipment.

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Contact Us

Civic Address

War Memorial Gymnasium

550 Main Street

Acadia University

Wolfville, NS, B4P 2R6

 

Fitness and Recreation

Kinesiology: peggy.weir@acadiau.ca

P:(902) 585-1457  F:(902) 585-1702

Recreation Management: kim.vaughan@acadiau.ca

P:(902) 585-1307  F:(902 585-1702