Athletics and Recreation

UPEI Athletics and Recreation is pleased to announce the reopening of the following facilities and programs in compliance with public health guidance and UPEI’s Operational Ease-Back Plan.  

1. Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre - expansion of our operating hours! 

Beginning Saturday, November 7, the UPEI Fitness Centre located in the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre will be open: 

  • Monday to Friday, 6:00 am–9:00 pm
  • Saturday, 9:00 am–5:00 pm
  • Sunday, 4:00–9:00 pm

All booking procedures and protocols will remain the same. For booking information and new guidelines please visit: https://www.upei.ca/ar/fitness-centre.

Effective Monday, October 5, shower facilities in the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre will be open: 

  • Monday to Friday, 6:30–9:30 am (limit of six members at one time) on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Members must visit the Panther Central desk to gain access during this time frame. The lockers rooms will remain closed outside the aforementioned hours. Athletic gear, outdoor footwear, gym bags, and other items must be stored in the lockers outside the Fitness Centre entrance on the second floor. 

2. Indoor Walking Track opening October 5!

We are also opening the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre indoor walking track on Monday, October 5 to limited numbers at one time.

For information on booking a walking time, visit our Athletics Facilities and Rentals page

NOTE: Only the Fitness Centre will be open at this phase. Gymnasium access will be announced at a later date.

3. Squash courts opening Tuesday, October 13!

Effective Tuesday, October 13, the UPEI squash courts will open to individual players only. 

For information on booking a squash time, visit our Athletics Facilities and Rentals page

4. Effective Saturday, September 26, the UPEI Artificial Turf and Alumni Canada Games Place will be open for bookings and user groups.

The artificial turf and Alumni Canada Games Place will open following UPEI's Operational Ease-Back Plan guidelines. 

For booking information and new guidelines please visit: https://www.upei.ca/ar/athletic-facilities


Athletics and Recreation supports UPEI by providing leadership in the promotion and delivery of athletic excellence and quality physical activity programs and services that enhance health, wellness, and a sense of community.

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