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Two Athletic Facilities with No Extra Gym Membership Fees!

Athletics

Athletics is an integral part of the university experience that is vital to your educational growth and advancement. You will have the opportunity to foster friendships, goodwill and overall fitness at both of our campuses. Whether you choose to join a team, or you just want to get active for the health of it, youíll find what youíre looking for at Lakehead offers a variety of competitive menís and womenís varsity and club level sports teams (see list).  

Lakeheadís Athletics Department also features a comprehensive Campus Recreation program. Working hard to promote a healthy and active campus lifestyle, Campus Recreation provides you with a great selection of intramurals to choose from.

Lakehead Thunderwolves

Join in the howl as you cheer on your Lakehead Thunderwolves to victory during home venue games. With an unyielding student body and dedicated community following, every action-packed game is full of excitement that you won't want to miss!


Thunder Bay Campus Facilities
You will enjoy extensive on-campus fitness facilities at the C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse and our newest facility, The Hangar. The C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse features the 15,000-square-foot Thunderdome gymnasium, state-of-the-art Wolvesí Den fitness centre, newly-renovated 50-metre eight-lane swimming pool, cardio room, outdoor sports fields, beach volleyball courts, Kinesiology labs, squash court, and change rooms complete with saunas.

The Hangar, Lakeheadís newest 50,000-square-foot student athletic facility features a 200-metre track, pro-grade artificial turf field, climbing wall, and additional weight training, aerobic and cardio areas. The Hangar is also home to the new Sports Medicine Clinic.

Orillia Campus Facilities

As a newer campus, Lakeheadís Orillia Campus will see its athletics facilities develop in years to come. In the interim, full-time Lakehead University Ė Orillia Campus students are eligible for membership at the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka during the fall and winter semesters. There is no additional cost for the membership as it is covered by your Athletics fees. The YMCA offers a wide variety of recreational activities to help you stay active and reduce stress: Yoga, Pilate's, Zumba, Group Cycling, Pump Step, Hi-lo Pump, Cardio Kick, Gravity, Aquafit, Bootcamp, Stretch & Strength (Pilate's/Yoga class), and drop-in options for basketball, volleyball, open gym, and open swim.

And a bonus Ė memberships can be used at YMCA facilities outside of the Simcoe/Muskoka region when you are away during holidays Basketball or academic placements.  

 


Campus Recreation& Intramural Sport Leagues
                                                          

Thunder Bay Campus
Basketball
Flag Football
Hockey - Ball (Co-ed)
Hockey - Ice (Men's & Co-Ed)
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer (Indoor & Outdoor)
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball

Orillia Campus
Dodgeball
Flag Football
Floor Hockey
Ice Hockey (co-ed)
Soccer
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball

Aerobic & Fitness - Thunder Bay

Athletics Sport Conditioning
Boot Campus
Circuit Training
Core Strength Training
Hip Hop

Latin Dance
Beginner Yoga
Fit Yoga
Kundalini Yoga


Athletic Entrance Scholarships

Lakehead University has created new scholarship opportunities,
valued at up to $4,000 each, for entering student athletes to the Thunder Bay campus
who will be members of a 2013-2014 Lakehead University Varsity Team.

More information can be found HERE




Varsity & Club Teams

Varsity

 M

W

Campus

Basketball

*

*

Thunder Bay

Cross-Country Running

*

*

Thunder Bay

Curling

Orillia

Hockey

*  

 

Thunder Bay

Nordic Skiing 

*  

*  

Thunder Bay

Track & Field 

*   

*   

Thunder Bay

Volleyball

 

*   

Thunder Bay

Wrestling

*   

*   

Thunder Bay

 

                                                             

Club

 M

W

Campus

Baseball

*


Thunder Bay

Basketball

 *

 

Orillia

Cricket

* 

 

Thunder Bay

Curling

Thunder Bay

Dance

  

 *    

Thunder Bay
& Orillia

Equestrian

*  

*  

Orillia

Golf

 *     

  

Thunder Bay

Hockey 

 *   

 *   

Orillia

Hockey

 

 *     

Thunder Bay

Lacrosse

 *   

  

Thunder Bay

Rugby

* 

* 

Thunder Bay

Soccer 

 *

Orillia

Soccer

 *  

 *  

Thunder Bay

Ultimate Frisbee

Thunder Bay

Volleyball

 *    

     

Thunder Bay

   


Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, P7B 5E1
Phone: (807) 343-8110 | Fax: (807) 766-7209
Lakehead University, 500 University Avenue Orillia, Ontario, Canada, L3V 0B9
Phone: (705) 330-4008 | Fax: (705) 329-4648