as well as checking the Western Rec App to see what programming is available each week.
Why is construction beginning during the exam period?
Construction is beginning now in order to minimize the effect of the service disruptions in the five
current gyms in the WSRC. While beginning this project just prior to the exam period is far from
ideal, beginning the project in April will minimize the overall impact to the campus community.
What is the Western Health and Wellness Centre?
The Western Health and Wellness Centre will be housed in Thames Hall and is part of the larger
campus plan for health and wellness commissioned by the Provost. The goal of the new facility is to
provide one point of entry for the health and wellness services on campus. The renovated building
will also house the School of Kinesiology and general-use student spaces.
With some varsity practices taking place in the new gym, will varsity programming also
extend to other areas and result in less time and programming for the general student
No. While some varsity practices are moving to the WSRC, those will only be for a limited amount
of time each day, typically between 4-9 PM from Monday to Friday. No campus recreation
programming will be cut back in the WSRC, and in fact more programming will be added.
If you have any other questions or concerns regarding the construction at the WSRC, please