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.

Access, Membership, and Services

spin clas


Aquatics Centre

west pool


Clare Drake Arena

Clare Drake Arena


Outdoor Spaces and Fields

Lister Turf UAlberta


Physical Activity & Wellness Centre

physical activity and wellness centre

 Hanson Fitness & Lifestyle Centre

fitness centre


Universiade Pavilion (Butterdome)

pavilion aka butterdome


Social Street and Lounges

social street


Lecture Theatres, Classrooms & Meeting Rooms

minvera meeting room


Facility Hours


 Wilson Climbing Centre




Main Gym


Multi-Purpose Rooms

multi purpose rooms


Facility Rentals

craft show butterdome


Contact Us

contact us