Athletics and Recreation


The UPEI Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre is proud to host the 2023 Canada Winter Games Wheelchair Basketball and Badminton events from February 18 - March 5.   

The Canada Games Committee has agreed to allow UPEI students with an active membership to access the UPEI FITNESS CENTRE ONLY NO access to locker rooms, squash courts, gymnasium, studios or indoor track.  

Updated hours of operation:

Friday, February 24: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, February 25: CLOSED
Sunday, February 26: CLOSED
Monday, February 27 - Friday, March 3: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, March 4: CLOSED
Sunday, March 5: CLOSED

IMPORTANT - 学生 MUST access the facility through the Bell Aliant Centre to enter the UPEI Fitness Centre and show their UPEI Campus ID card to security to gain access. NO CARD = NO ACCESS.

COMMUNITY MEMBERS, please email or drop by panther central desk to request an extension to your membership.

All Sports Centre members will have access to live virtual classes during this time period. For class schedule and registration information, please visit and click on Virtual Fitness Programming icon then Live Virtual 健身运动.

Parking during the games will be in the MacLauchlan Arena parking lot from February 18 - March 5.   

UPEI Athletics and Recreation supports the University’s mission by providing leadership in the promotion and delivery of athletic excellence and quality physical activity programs and services that enhance health, wellness and a sense of community.

We strive to be a leader in delivering varsity sport and Campus Sport and Recreation by offering consistent and sustainable quality programs and services for students, 工作人员, 教师, and the greater Island community.

We work to encourage participation in programs and services and prioritize opportunity, 公平竞争, and equality and equity in delivery and experience.

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