Welcome Back Mustangs for Fall 2022


Western Campus Recreation is excited to welcome back all Mustangs this September with an extensive list of program offerings, services and orientation within the Western Student Recreation Centre (WSRC)! Full details available at uwo.ca/campusrec. 

Hours of Operations (September 3 - December 23, 2022):
*closed August 29 - September 2 (staff training)
-Monday - Thursday: 6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
-Friday: 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM
-Saturday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
-Sunday: 9:00 AM – 11:30 PM
*closed October 10 (Thanksgiving) and as of December 24 (Christmas holidays) 

New to Western / Orientation:
Never visited the WSRC before and don’t know where to start? No problem! We have created an Orientation page to capture all that the Campus Recreation has to offer including programs and services highlights, a Campus Recreation promotional video, and a self-guided tour (with visuals) of the Western Student Recreation Centre. 

Western full-time students (undergraduate/graduate) have free access to the WSRC through their ancillary fees. Western staff/faculty and community members have a variety of membership options to suit your needs that can be purchased in-person at the Membership Services desk. Day passes and towel service will be available for an additional cost.

Locker Sales / Towel Service:
Locker sales and towel service are returning. Western students will receive priority access to purchasing a locker within the WSRC changerooms from September 8-18, 2022. From September 19 onwards, all remaining lockers will be made available to Western staff/faculty and community members. An allotment of day-use lockers is available throughout the facility, along with the option to purchase towel service as of September 3, 2022.

Equipment Loan:
The Western Student Recreation Centre has a variety of free/paid lendable equipment including squash racquets, basketballs, volleyballs, ping-pong paddles, and much more. Equipment can be borrowed with your Western OneCard from the second-floor equipment desk. For full details and associated rental fees (if applicable*), visit our Equipment Loan page.

Drop-in Sports:
We offer a variety of drop-in sports including basketball, badminton, volleyball and futsal. A full list of associated hours/locations can be found at shop.westernmustangs.ca under the 'Calendar' section. Please note that these times may vary from week-to-week so members are encouraged to check prior to visiting the WSRC.

With an 8-lane, 50-meter pool on-site, there are lots of opportunities to swim! A full list of Fit Lane / Lane Swim times can be found on our Hours page.

Squash Court Reservations:
Squash court reservations are required and must be completed at shop.westernmustangs.ca. 45-minute reservation slots can be made one day in advance with one booking per person per day.

Group Fitness:
Campus Recreation will offer a variety of in-person group fitness within the WSRC from September 6 – December 8, 2022. Those interested should purchase a Group Fitness Membership beginning September 3, 2022 from the Membership Services desk which will give them full access to all group fitness classes. If you are unable to visit the WSRC, please take advantage of our archived digital program offerings.

Intramural Sports:
Registration for Fall 2022 Intramural Sports will open online on Thursday, September 8 at 8:00AM. In-person registrations are no longer accepted. Join as a team or as a Free Agents in a variety of sports that works around your class/work schedules. Registration closes on Tuesday, September 20 with league play beginning Sunday, September 25.  

Recreation Clubs:
Registration for Recreation Clubs will open at shop.westernmustangs.ca on September 12, 2022. Check out a variety of recreation clubs during Clubs Week September 12-16 from 2-6pm daily at Concrete Beach. Clubs programming will begin Sunday, September 18. 

Further details around potential changes to facility operations and programming will be announced on uwo.ca/campusrec and on @Western_Rec.