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Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status and government-issued identification is required at all University of Manitoba sport and recreational facilities for:

  • Users of UM's gyms/fitness/workout facilities, aged 12 years and older
  • Participants in recreational/sport programs aged 18 and older (verification of age may be requested)
  • Guardians/spectators accompanying recreational/sport program participants 17 years and younger
  • Spectators over the age of 12 who are attending Bisons home games
  • Children 11 years and younger must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult.

Effective December 6, proof of at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result as defined by public health orders will be required at entry for participants in recreational/sport programs aged 12 - 17.

Effective January 2022, all user of UM's sport and recreation facilities aged 12 years and older will require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. Children 11 years and younger must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult.

Please be reminded that 3-ply masks are required indoors at all times, but may be removed when participants are engaged in physical activity and while in their individual workout spaces in UM sport and recreation facilities. Movement in and between equipment/activities will require masking at all times.

Masks are required outdoors when physical distance cannot be maintained.

Visit umanitoba.ca/coronavirus for more information.

Activity Signup

Activity Signup

Members must pre-book their visit for workouts, swimming, and all other rec activity.

Gym Memberships

Gym Memberships

Want to renew or setup a brand new membership? Find all the details you need to know right here.

Group Fitness

Group Fitness

Group fitness class are now available with capacity limits.

Mini U & Junior Bison Programs

Mini U & Junior Bison Programs

This winter children and youth can participate in our recreational sport-based programs or choose one of our sport development programs which have been created under the expert guidance of our Bison varsity sport coaches.

Intramural Sports & Clubs

Intramural Sports & Clubs

UM REC Clubs and intramural sports aim to get members of the UM community active and having fun. Join a REC Club or intramurals today!

Aquatic Programs

Aquatic Programs

Group learn to swim and private/ semi private lessons, lifesaving programs and Junior Bisons swim programs are now available.

Pool Staff Training

Pool Staff Training

All pool staff training and recertification courses can be found here. These are for current staff members only.

Personal Training Services

Personal Training Services

Recreation Services provides affordable, high-quality personal training, counselling and fitness assessments delivered by experienced, degreed and certified professionals.

Events & Races

Events & Races

Throughout the year we host a number of special events from conferences and seminars to sport and recreation competitions.

Occupational Testing

Occupational Testing

Occupational testing assesses applicants to see if they are physically able to meet the demands of their potential position prior to employment.

Climbing

Climbing

Our 35-foot climbing wall has varying levels of difficulty with seven ropes and four auto-belays. Climbing is an excellent way to challenge yourself mentally, get a full-body workout and develop flexibility.

Bison Sports

Bison Sports

Help support Bison Sport and student athletes by participating in teams fundraising events throughout the year.