2022

  • December 15, 2022

    Squash Courts Closed for Upgrades Starting Dec 19

    Please note that all squash courts will be unavailable from December 19 until we reopen on January 5, as we do some upgrades on the space. This area will be blocked off for construction and may be louder than usual.  (Read full entry)


  • December 5, 2022

    Winter Intramural Registration OPEN NOW

    Register NOW for Winter 2023 Intramurals. Registration opens today, Monday, December 5 at 8:00am. Registration CLOSES: Monday, January 16 @ 11:59pm. League space is limited, and registration is first come, first served. The wait-list is a great alternative option as teams and/or individuals occasionally drop-out.  (Read full entry)


  • November 15, 2022

    Interested in Playing Squash?

    If you’re looking for a fun way to #StayActive and try out a new sport, you should visit the Western Student Recreation Centre’s squash courts. The squash courts are located on the 2nd floor of the WSRC towards the back of the building. You and one of your friends can reserve a court for one hour, and the best part is it’s free to book! Check out the Squash Court Reservations tab on the Western Mustangs online shop to reserve a court today.  (Read full entry)


  • Nov 8, 2022

    Pool Closure Update

    UPDATE Nov 8: The pool will be reopening for general access starting at 11am today, November 8. Please check the hours page for pool schedule and hours of operation. ------------------------------- The Campus Recreation pool is currently closed for general use until further notice due to low chemical levels. We are going to slowly reopen for specific programming and hope to reopen for general swim as soon as we are able. Please check here or on our service interruptions page on our website for information as it comes available, http://www.uwo.ca/campusrec. We apologize for the inconvenience.  (Read full entry)


  • October 26, 2022

    Fall Reading Week Hours 2022

    Western Campus Recreation has reduced hours for Fall Reading Week 2022, starting on Saturday, October 29. To view our hours of operation, visit the main page sidebar. This change will allow our student staff to take some much-needed time to recharge. We will resume our regular hours of operation starting on Sunday, November 6.  (Read full entry)


  • October 20, 2022

    Now Hiring Lifeguards

    Join our team! We are looking for Lifeguards to work at Western Campus Recreation. The position is posted now, and it closes October 31. Job ID: 28447. You must be a lifeguard AND Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor.  (Read full entry)


  • October 11, 2022

    Bronze Medallion & Emergency First Aid Lifesaving Course

    Looking to get into lifeguarding or want to learn new skills? We are offering a Bronze Medallion + Emergency First Aid Lifesaving Course October 20-23. Open for ages 13 years and older, or those who have successfully completed Bronze Star. (Read full entry)


  • October 7, 2022

    Campus Recreation Closed Monday, Oct 10

    Happy Thanksgiving Western Mustangs! Western Campus Recreation – which includes the Western Student Recreation Centre - will be closed on Mon, Oct 10 with the rest of the university, to give our student staff a chance to recharge and have a break. We will also have reduced hours on Saturday Oct 8 and Sunday Oct 9.  (Read full entry)


  • September 29, 2022

    Core Wave & Drop In Paddle Boarding Aquatics Fitness Programs

    Join us for two exciting new aquatic fitness programs! On Mondays and Thursdays 12:00-1:00pm, we are offering Core Wave – a group fitness program on paddle boards in the pool! On Tuesday and Wednesdays we have Drop In Paddle Boarding. More info, click on story. (Read full entry)


  • September 8, 2022

    Fall Intramurals 2022

    Registrations OPEN for Fall 2022 Intramurals today, Thursday, September 8 at 8:00am. All registrations CLOSE: Tuesday, September 20 @ 11:59pm. League space is limited, and registration is first come, first served. The wait-list is a great alternative option as teams occasionally drop-out.  (Read full entry)


  • September 7, 2022

    Unified Intramural League

    We are looking for Western students to join our Unified Intramural league for 2022-23. Unified is a program in partnership with the Special Olympics that focuses on providing the opportunity for individuals with and without intellectual disability to play on the same team. This intramural league is open for all skill levels and abilities.  (Read full entry)


  • September 6, 2022

    2022 Recreational Sport Clubs Announcement

    Western Recreational Sport Clubs provide ​opportunities for students to participate in recreational sports or activities. We have a total of 18 Recreational Sport Clubs as part of our Campus Recreation programming, in the Sports & Recreation area. This year, we are very excited to welcome two new Clubs to our program: the Artistic Swimming Club and the Women's Football Club. Registration starts September 12.  (Read full entry)


  • August 24, 2022

    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.  (Read full entry)


  • August 30, 2022

    First Aid

    We are offering a Standard First Aid and CPR-C course as well as recertification this fall. Open to Western students who have a current Western Campus Recreation membership. Click for more information. (Read full entry)


  • August 27, 2022

    Campus Recreation Closed Aug 29 - Sept 2

    Western Campus Recreation and the Western Student Recreation Centre will be closed for our annual student staff training, from Monday August 29, 2022 – Friday September 2. We will reopen Saturday September 3, 2022 at 9:00am. For more information and hours of operation visit http://www.uwo.ca/campusrec/about/hours.html.  (Read full entry)


  • August 22, 2022

    Western University Covid Policy Update

    Update August 22, 2022 Western University has provided a Fall 2022 update. The policy, along with FAQs, is available at www.uwo.ca/coronavirus. (Read full entry)


  • July 22, 2022

    Drop In Sports Unavailable July 22-24

    Drop in Sports will be temporarily impacted by the MS Bike Tour utilizing the the upper WSRC gymnasiums and ongoing construction on the floors in the lower WSRC gymnasiums. Drop-in sports will be unavailable from July 22 - 24. Drop-in sports will resume on July 25 at 4pm in the upper gyms. (Read full entry)


  • June 30, 2022

    Closed Thursday/Friday for Canada Day Holiday

    Campus Recreation and the Western Student Recreation Centre will be closed for the Canada Day Holiday on Thursday June 30 and Friday July 1, in accordance with the Western Holiday schedule, in order to give our student staff a well deserved break: https://www.uwo.ca/hr/holiday_schedule.html. We will reopen on Saturday, July 2 at 9:00am. For more information and hours of operation visit www.uwo.ca/campusrec/about/hours.html. #SeeyouSaturday (Read full entry)


  • June 29, 2022

    Update to Western's Covid Policy - Masking in WSRC

    Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required indoors at Western, Brescia University College, Huron University, and King's University College at Western University until further notice, with a few exceptions (including the July 4-8 graduation celebrations in Alumni Hall). Public health continues to encourage the use of masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please respect those who choose to continue to wear masks. We are actively working on our vaccination policy and we will provide an update prior to September 1. (Read full entry)


  • June 13, 2022

    Lower Gyms Closed June 17- Mid July

    Campus Recreation will be making some improvements to the Lower Gyms in the Western Student Recreation Centre (WSRC). The Lower Gyms will be closed June 17 - Mid July, 2022 for floor refinishing. Dates are subject to change. For more information about impacts and changes to drop-in programming click here. (Read full entry)


  • May 19, 2022

    Closed Monday, Victoria Day

    Campus Recreation and the Western Student Recreation Centre will be closed for the Victoria Day Holiday on Monday, May 23, in accordance with the Western Holiday schedule. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 24 at 6:30am. For more information and hours of operation. For more information and links, ready full article. (Read full entry)


  • May 1, 2022

    Summer Programming and Memberships

    Western Campus Recreation is excited to share important details related to Western Student Recreation Centre (WSRC) programs and services offerings for the upcoming Summer 2022 term, including hours of operation, intramurals, learn to run, and membership offerings. Anyone entering our facilities during the summer term must be fully vaccinated or have proof of a medical exemption (Read full entry)


  • April 23, 2022

    Sports and Recreation Student Staff Awards 2021-22

    On April 9, Sports & Recreation (SRS) hosted its annual Student Staff Recognition event, honouring the top student staff on each SRS team with individual awards. It was the first time this event was able to take place in-person in almost three years, so the teams were very excited to be able to come together to recognize the incredible contributions of these exceptional individuals. (Read full entry)


  • April 21, 2022

    Western Student Recreation Centre (WSRC) Summer 2022 Details

    Western Campus Recreation is excited to share important details related to Western Student Recreation Centre (WSRC) programs and services offerings for the upcoming Summer 2022 term, including hours of operation, intramurals, learn to run, and membership offerings. Anyone entering our facilities during the summer term must be fully vaccinated or have proof of a medical exemption (Read full entry)


  • April 18, 2022

    Summer Intramurals 2022

    Registration for Summer Intramurals opens Monday, April 18, 2022. Sports include: Beach Volleyball, Soccer (Co-ed, Men's), Slo-Pitch, Three-Pitch, Spikeball, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee. For more information and how to register, visit Intramurals on this webpage or click on this article.     (Read full entry)


  • April 12, 2022

    Learn to Run - Virtual Program

    The purpose of the Learn to Run training program is to prepare you to be able to run 5km without walking. The best news? No prior running experience is necessary to learn how to train for a 5km. If you can walk and run, you can finish this program. Registration starts Monday, April 18.  (Read full entry)


  • April 10, 2022

    2022 OPSE League of Legends Champions

    The Western Mustangs League of Legends esports team took home the OPSE League of Legends Championship last week against the Waterloo Warriors in a clean sweep. With the win, the Western team are finally back on top after falling short to the University of Toronto last year 3-1 in what was an otherwise undefeated season. Danny Qiao, known as 'loyal' in-game, was named MVP of the championship, to which he deflects the honour to the rest of his team.  (Read full entry)


  • Updated: June 29, 2022

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions (FAQs) for Campus Recreation can be found here.  (Read full entry)


  • April, 2022

    Personal Training

    Personal training with Western Campus Recreation at the Western Student Recreation Centre, can help to empower you with the ability to finally achieve your fitness goals within the gym. The aim of a personal trainer is to help you work towards/strive enhancing your overall health by improving your strength, flexibility, posture, balance, and cardiovascular health. In addition, your trainer will book reservations for you at the Western Student Recreation Centre, for the times you want to ensure your success.  (Read full entry)


  • February 17, 2022

    February 2022 Update

    In alignment with the new provincial measures announced on February 14, Western has announced today the outline of the next phase of reopening campus. This new phase will continue to adhere to a number of health and safety guidelines with the goal of remaining in-person for the rest of the term, and includes increasing capacities and removing reservations for most programming in the WSRC. Masks are still required.  (Read full entry)


  • February 15, 2022

    We're Hiring for Summer and Fall/Winter Student Roles!

    Sport and Recreation is hiring NOW for a large variety of roles! We will be hiring hundreds of student staff for roles in Membership Services, Fitness & Wellness, Intramurals, Sports Information/Communications and more. Apply now for student positions for this Summer 2022 and Fall/Winter 2022-23.  (Read full entry)


  • February 28, 2022

    Swimming Lessons

    Check out our swimming lesson options that start this Wed March 2. We are offering private lessons only at this time - 5 weeks - open to Western students with current winter 2022 memberships only. Classes will run March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.⠀  (Read full entry)


  • February 17, 2022

    Weather Notice Feb 17, 2022

    Due to the recent announcement about Western suspending campus operations due to the weather, all in-person programming and reservations in the Western Student Recreation Centre (WSRC) and Thompson Recreation Athletic Centre (TRAC) is cancelled for today starting at 4:30pm. Live digital programming will continue online.  (Read full entry)


  • Updated February 1, 2022

    Mustangs Winter 2022 Digital Programming

    From live digital fitness classes every day, to pre-recorded active living and informational videos, we hope you will check out our offerings and join us for some Mustangs active-living and community connections. All our online Winter digital classes are FREE for the Western campus community. For information about campus openings and closures visit https://www.uwo.ca/coronavirus/updates/index.html#  (Read full entry)


  • March 8, 2022

    First Aid

    We are offering a Standard First Aid and CPR-C course this Saturday March 12 and Sunday March 13 from 9am-5pm. Open to Western students who have a current Western Campus Recreation membership. Click for more information. (Read full entry)