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Athletics & Recreation

Photo of the outside of the Athletics Centre in summer. The copper features of the building contrast against the blue summer sky.

Athletics & Recreation

News & Information

Therapy Pool Closure

Please note the Therapy Pool will be closed for maintenance from Saturday, March 9th to Monday, March 18th 2019. We apologize for the inconvenience. 


March 15 Open House

On Friday, March 15 Trent Athletics Centre will be hosting the Trent University Open House from 10am till 2pm. During this time, we will be seeing an increase in traffic in the building as well as a heightened demand for parking. Members are asked to take this into consideration when planning their trip to the Athletics Centre. 


Friendly Reminder: Dress Code

  • For safety and facility maintenance reasons, only t-shirts and sleeveless shirts which cover the entire stomach, chest and back are permitted.
    • Shirts should cover full chest and back to prevent MRSA being passed from skin to pad/mat contact
    • Excessive sweat and moisture from direct skin contact can damage equipment
  • Athletic shoes must be worn at all times
    • Proper athletic shoes protect feet and protect floors. Bare feet, sandals, work boots or dress shoes are not permitted
  • No bags inside the Sport Centre
    • Please use lockers and change room areas to store your personal belongings


Fall 2018 Member Survey Results

Thank you to the 87 community members and 126 student members who participated in our Fall 2018 Member Survey. Our goal is to build on our strengths by turning feedback into opportunities to deliver an enhanced member experience. The complete survey results and a summary are available by clicking the links below:

Fall 2018 Member Survey Summary

Fall 2018 Member Survey Results


Refer-a-friend Program!

Any member who refers a friend that signs up for a new membership at the Athletics Centre will receive a free month of their membership. 


NEW Parking System – Trent University

Trent University has updated its parking technology with License Plate Recognition.

Effective Jan. 2019, this service is being extended to Athletics Centre community members and individuals registered in programs. 

Your license plate will act as your permit and it won’t be necessary to have a parking pass displayed in your vehicle.

Individuals registering for programs will now be asked to provide their vehicle license plate number at the time of registration.

Community members are asked to please review your vehicle license plate number on the Trent Parking website for accuracy.

Additional information is available by clicking this link or stop by the Sales Centre to pick-up an information sheet.


Justin Chiu Stadium Closed

Please note the Justin Chiu Stadium is now closed for the winter season. The field is scheduled to re-open on April 1st, 2019.