Post Tagged with: "Athletic Complex"

What does the AC offer students?

Laurier’s athletic complex is a space available for all students to use as included in their fees is access to the gym space. While many students may find lifting free weights intimidating, or the gym busy at times, Laurier offers many programs to help students find their place in a healthy, active community. Through intramurals, group exercise, dance classes, rock […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, Sports ·
Photo by Alex Vialette/ TheSputnik

New YMCA at Brantford campus enhances students’ athletic experience

Wilfrid Laurier University students on the Brantford campus have experienced an athletic and recreational experience closer to that of a Waterloo student this past year as a result of the newly opened YMCA.  The Laurier Brantford YMCA officially opened its doors on Sept. 14, 2018. The facility, which was brought to fruition through a partnership between Laurier and the YMCA […]

by Safina Husein· · Sports ·
Photo by Christy Regalado

Laurier students ‘Thrive’ with the help of the Wellness Centre and Laurier Athletics

This week, Wilfrid Laurier University is holding its third Thrive Week. This week-long event focuses on the importance of mental wellness at university and more specifically, thriving as students.  The event is appropriately running during Laurier’s busy and stressful midterm season and hopes to provide students with the opportunity to learn about and practice self-care.  “The idea behind Thrive Week […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
Scott Helman blows Laurier away

Scott Helman blows Laurier away

On Sept. 10, excited music-goers lined up for a Saturday night concert to welcome back Laurier students to a new year at the Athletic Complex. With the opening act slated to begin at 10 p.m., the performance didn’t start until nearly an hour later — but it was worth the wait. Rich Aucoin — a Nova Scotia born indie rock […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·
File Photo / Heather Davidson

Athletic Centre gymnasium and parking lot on campus sees closures

  The Athletic Complex (AC) gymnasium on Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus will be closed for approximately four weeks until further notice. The closure stems from a water leak that came from the roof of the gymnasium. The roof, which has been under construction since November for repairs and the installation of solar panels, began leaking water last Wednesday. “What […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
Photo by Tanzeel Sayani

Six forwards added to Laurier men’s basketball team

The basketball season is just two weeks away and as the date draws closer, Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy’s men’s team looks to finalize their roster for the new season. The team had an up and down season last year. Although they had a promising first half of the season, the inconsistencies and growing pains really started to show during the second […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, Sports ·
Photo by Paige Bush

Arkells provide jaw-dropping concert for incoming students

We all start somewhere. For the Arkells it was on the Wilf’s stage back in 2009. Now, frontman Max Kerman, accounts the Arkells have officially graduated to the Athletic Complex—a huge accomplishment for the band.

I was able to catch a few moments with Kerman before heading out to perform at this year’s Orientation Week. Curious as to why the band chose to play at Laurier, I asked what draws the band to perform at universities. “Some of my favourite concerts ever were Frosh week concerts,” Kerman said.

by Kira Gelbard· · Arts and Life ·