Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre

Dedicated to his late father Chi-Wan Young on behalf of Albert Bing-Ching Young (SDU ’60), the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre was opened in 1990, in time to host the Canada Winter Games in 1991.

The Sports Centre has a two-lane walking/running track, squash courts, two fitness studios and three full-sized courts that can accommodate basketball, volleyball, and badminton. A wide selection of equipment may be signed out at the front desk.

The Sports Centre has modern locker rooms. There is no charge for locker use but please bring your own lock. Automated External Defibrillators are available in Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre (across from the Panther Central Desk and in the Fitness Centre).

The Fitness Centre has numerous cardio equipment pieces including Keiser bikes, upright and recumbent bikes, Summit Trainer, ellipticals, treadmills (Life Fitness & Woodway), self powered treadmill, Cybex Arc Trainers, Precor Adaptive Motion Trainer and Concept 2 Rowers.

The Fitness Centre is equipped with fifteen Life Fitness Signature Series Single stations as well as Cybex Total Access stations which are wheelchair accessible - Shoulder Press, Chest Press, Deltoid Row and Lat Pulldown.   

The free weight area includes squat racks, cable cross overs, a variety of plate loaded machines, benches, dumbbells, bars, plates, ropes, foam rollers, medicine balls, Bosu Trainers, etc.

  • * Youth 12-15 years may use basketball courts/squash courts/walking track without supervision but still require a parent's signature upon entrance to the facility.
  • ** Youth 12- 15 years require parent/guardian signature on any membership and also require parental supervision in the Fitness Centre. Supervising adult is also required to have a membership/day pass.
  • Panther Sports Medicine, a rehabilitative services clinic operated by Marc MacDonald and his Reactive Health team, is located in the Sports Centre. To contact the clinic, call (902) 620-5181.

The Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre has the capacity to host large-scale events from national sport championships to concerts, trade shows and symposiums.