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Effective Friday, September 3, in accordance with public health restrictions, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status and government-issued identification is required at entry to University of Manitoba sport and recreational facilities for:

  • All users of UM's gyms/fitness/workout facilities, aged 12 years and older
  • All participants in recreational/sport programs aged 18 and older (verification of age may be requested)
  • All guardians/spectators accompanying recreational/sport program participants 17 years and younger
  • All 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.

At this time only those who can provide proof of approved COVID-19 vaccination status will be admitted.

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.

Recreation Services Programs

Recreation Services Programs

Registration for UM Recreation Services programs begins Tuesday, August 31. Programs will be viewable Thursday, August 26.

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

Registration dates:
Wed Oct 27 at noon - private/semi private swim
Thu Oct 28 at noon - Group Swimming lessons & Lifesaving Programs

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.

KPER 1500

KPER 1500

KPER 1500 students can register here for your foundations session.

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.