All Trent University Durham students pay a compulsory fee which provides them with a City of Oshawa Level 2 Fitness membership, providing them access to Oshawa’s recreational centres including:

  • The Legends Centre at 1161 Harmony Road South,
  • The South Oshawa Community Centre at 1145 Cedar Street and
  • The Oshawa Civic Centre located on Thornton Road immediately south of the Durham Campus.

Each facility includes cardio and strength training equipment and a swimming pool. The Oshawa Civic Centre has one of the largest indoor tracks in the GTA. In addition, each centre offers a variety of recreational athletics programs, ranging from yoga, to weight training, to a variety of fitness classes.

Discover more information on recreational athletic programming courses and program fees at all three recreational centres. Discover more information about the Oshawa Civic Centres programs, pool and facility hours.

Fitness Add-On

A subsidized fitness ad on package allows Durham students to register for these programs at half price.  For an additional monthly fee, Trent Durham students can add a Racquet Sports membership providing access to the Oshawa Civic's indoor tennis and squash courts.


The Trent in Durham Student Association organizes an intramural athletic program which includes soccer, flag football, dodgeball and other sports.