U of W Board Approves New Field House, Other Development

By Tyler Sutherland

An artist's drawing of the future University of Winnipeg Field House. (HANDOUT)

The University of Winnipeg board has approved the development and design of a new field house, wellness hub and parkade.

Number TEN Architectural Group has produced the architectural drawings of a new mixed-use athletics complex, wellness centre on Spence Street offering students, inner-city residents and youth new recreation options in the heart of downtown.

Work on the new multi-purpose Field House would begin in the spring of 2012, as well as the Health and Wellness Complex, which would include the U of W Lifespan Physical Activity Research Institute.

The university is also establishing a Faculty of Kinesiology effective July 1, 2012.


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