North Campus

Our Faculty is home to a wide range of facilities, which rank among the best-equipped facilities for teaching, research, sport, and recreation of any university in Canada.

North Campus facilities are housed in the Van Vliet Complex, named for the faculty's founding dean, Dr. Maury Van Vliet. Dr. Van Vliet served the University from 1945 to 1978 as a teacher, coach, and administrator.

North Campus facilities include Physical Activity and Wellness Centre, Pavilion, Hanson Fitness and Lifestyle Centre, Wilson Climbing Centre, Main Gym, Clare Drake Arena, gymnasiums, dance studios, multi-purpose studios, various meeting rooms, and classrooms.


Van Vliet Complex — Hours

May 1, 2022 to August 31, 2022*

Van Vliet Complex General Building Hours

Monday to Friday 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Hanson Fitness & Lifestyle Centre Hours

Monday to Friday 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Wilson Climbing Centre Hours

Monday to Friday 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

*Closed on May 23, July 1 & August 1

Contact us

General Inquiries:
Ph: 780.492.9510
E: recreation@ualberta.ca


Customer Service:
1-241, Van Vliet Complex (lower level of East Wing)
Ph: 780.492.2231
E: activityreg@ualberta.ca


Recreation Facility Operations:
Van Vliet Complex
Ph: 780.492.3276
E: vvcoperations@ualberta.ca

Team Lead: Dean Budynski (dean.budynski@ualberta.ca)


Facility Booking Inquiries:
2-670 Van Vliet Complex
Ph: 780.492.2555
E: bookings@ualberta.ca

***To schedule or cancel a drop-in time, please visit www.activityreg.ualberta.ca.

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