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Active Living Centre Opens at U of M

February 25, 2015 7:55 AM | News

Active Living Centre - University of Manitoba

An artist’s rendering of the Active Living Centre at the University of Manitoba. (WINNIPEGARCHITECTURE.CA)

The first phase of the University of Manitoba’s new Active Living Centre opened today on the Fort Garry campus.

Doors opened at 6:30 a.m. to the 100,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, housing cardio, resistance and free weight equipment. The centre also boasts a 200-metre indoor track, with a climbing wall set to open soon.

The U of M says while construction is completed in other areas of the building, entry to the new space will directed through the third floor of the Frank Kennedy Centre until further notice.

What’s inside:

  • 1,000 pieces of free weights and accessories
  • 200-metre elevated running track
  • 160 pieces of cardio equipment
  • 64 pieces of resistance equipment
  • 49 pieces of strength equipment
  • 12-metre climbing wall (opening soon)

The grand opening celebration of the Active Living Centre is planned for April 7.

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