United Health & RecPlex

Wawanesa $50,000 gift supports new health and recreation options

Wawanesa $50,000 gift supports new health and recreation options WINNIPEG, MB – University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, is honoured to accept a $50,000 contribution from Wawanesa Insurance to help realize the UNITED Health & RecPlex on Spence Street. The $40 million state-of-the-art facility helps alleviate the chronic shortage of safe and …Read more >

Olympic Games – experts on campus

The University of Winnipeg has faculty members with expertise in coaching, fair play, concussions and the Olympic movement as the XXII Olympic Winter Games get underway in Sochi, February 7 to 23, 2014. DR. GLEN BERGERON – Concussion, medical team, sport injuries, the Olympic experience Has been to five Olympics: On the Canadian medical team …Read more >

Wesmen Soccer welcomes National Team Member

   A player with a wealth of experience is joining the University of Winnipeg Wesmen Men’s Soccer Program. Head coach Pedro Daza is pleased to announce that Enrique Garcea has committed to joining the Wesmen for the 2013 Canada West season.Garcea an 18 year old midfielder/defender from Glenlawn Collegiate is currently playing as a member …Read more >

Obby Khan Hits the Mat for Inner-City Junior Wesmen Basketball Team

Former Blue Bomber slides into downward facing dog   –photo: Coach Bob with Inner-City Junior Wesmen For the entire month of August, Yoga Public is donating proceeds from its Karma Yoga classes to UWinnipeg’s Inner- City Junior Wesmen Girl’s Basketball program. On Friday, August 9th at 3:00 pm, former Winnipeg Blue Bomber-turned-restaurant owner Obby Khan …Read more >

Generous Donation Funds Community Space in new RecPlex

The Thomas Sill Community Multi-Purpose Room supports community access Photo: The UNITED Health & RecPlex takes shape, June 2013 WINNIPEG, MB – The Thomas Sill Foundation is donating $200,000 towards The University of Winnipeg’s new UNITED Health & RecPlex to create a community multi-purpose room, ensuring dedicated space for the health, wellness, recreation and education …Read more >

UWinnipeg recognized for quality, productivity by national organization

WINNIPEG, MB – The Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) singled out The University of Winnipeg from among more than a dozen primarily large universities in Canada for providing leadership in community renewal. UWinnipeg’s Community Renewal Corporation (UWCRC) received a plaque and an Honourable Mention at CAUBO’s 2013 Quality and Productivity Awards this past …Read more >

Buck Pierce and Dave Donaldson join UWinnipeg as Adjunct Coaches

Back row:  Dave Donaldson, Lloyd Axworthy and Buck Pierce on the front lawn of The University of Winnipeg, joined by inner city youth – May 22, 2013 New partnership strengthens Inner City Football program WINNIPEG, MB – Children and youth in Winnipeg’s inner city will be playing flag touch football  inside The University of Winnipeg’s …Read more >

Watch RecPlex Construction Progress On Live Webcam

See this exciting new facility take shape on UWinnipeg’s urban campus, in real time.

Green Light For Bus Loop Pilot Project

WINNIPEG, MB – For the past several months, The University of Winnipeg and Winnipeg Transit have been working together and with the community to find a new location for the Spence Terminal to accommodate bus service to the Spence neighbourhood and the western campus of UWinnipeg.  Spence Terminal ceased operations in the Fall of 2012 …Read more >

Community Meeting For Bus Loop April 17 Cancelled

The University of Winnipeg and Winnipeg Transit have agreed to run a pilot bus loop on Sherbrooke Street for one year.  Details here. As a result, the community meeting that was scheduled for April 17 at 7 pm at the Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre, 430 Langside Street IS CANCELLED.