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Field/Outdoor Sports

Drop-in Rec is included within the Recreation Membership.  Field/Outdoor Sports may include Beach Volleyball, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee & Walking Track.  See Drop-in Rec Calendar for weekly availability, schedule is updated weekly every Tuesday.

Ultimate Frisbee

Played in the Field House & Outdoor Fields.

Ultimate Frisbee

Played in the Field House & Outdoor Fields.

Beach Volleyball

Beach Volleyball takes place on the Beach Volleyball courts. 

Gryphon Soccer Complex

Outdoor Rec Soccer takes place at the Gryphon Soccer Complex in the Spring, Summer & Fall. The Soccer Complex houses 4 fields, plus a Field Hockey Pitch, 3 of which are artificial turf 2 natural grass. 

Rec Indoor Soccer

Rec Indoor Soccer in the Fieldhouse is available in Fall and Winter semesters.

Running Track

Drop-in Rec Running/Jogging Track located in the Field House

Ultimate Frisbee
Beach Volleyball
Gryphon Soccer Complex
Rec Indoor Soccer
Running Track


Drop-in Rec Protocols

  • All users will enter through the Larry Pearson entrance
  • Everyone must check-in at Client Services (or Field House Info Desk) upon arrival
  • Children (Ages 5-12) must be accompanied by a parent/guardian (16+), that must be within eyesight of the child at all times.  The parent/guardian is required to purchase a membership if they are participating with the child, but are not required if only watching.  Waiver must be signed by parent/guardian (18+).  View more details about Child & Youth Memberships here

Soccer Specific Protocols 

  • Soccer balls available for lending at the Field House information desk 
  • Lost or broken balls are charged at replacement cost (approximately $35) 

Running Track (Field House) Specific Protocols 

  • 200m full indoor walking track located in the Field House
  • 60m Sprint sections
  • Artificial turf
  • Walking Track included in Gym Sports - Walking Track in GGAC Event Centre

Ultimate Frisbee Specific Protocols  

  • Ultimate is a great sport for recreational play
  • Frisbees available for lending at the Field House information desk

Beach Volleyball Specific Protocols  

  • Nets, lines, and volleyballs are available for use
  • Lost or broken equipment is changed at replacement cost (approx. $30 ball, $150 net, $50 lines)

There is NO Access to Athletics facilities & programs without a membership, Day Pass, Ticket or Rental Permit, otherwise you will be trespassing, and the Campus Safety Office will be contacted. 

Equipment Rental

A selection of equipment is available for loan to U of G Students/Athletics Members during Drop-in Rec times. Fees may apply for some items, visit Equipment Lending for details.

Please assist us by adhering to the following Facility Guidelines:

  • All users must enter via the front entrance. University of Guelph Students/Members are required to swipe in with their Student/Membership card.  Fitness Centre users will be required to swipe again at the Fitness Centre Desk
  • Non-Members can purchase a Day Pass in-person at Client Services or purchase a Monthly Recreation Membership online
  • DO NOT SHARE your membership card.  This will result in loss of privileges
  • All children (individuals 12 years of age or younger) must always be accompanied by an adult while in the building
  • Children 7 years of age or older are required to use the change room designated for their gender
  • Universal/Non-Gender change rooms available for families and individuals looking for a non-gender specific space
  • Athletic clothing appropriate to the activity must be worn
  • Clean athletic footwear with non-marking soles must be worn on all surfaces
  • Programming space is to be shared appropriately with all participants
  • Food or glass bottles are not permitted in the gymnasiums or program rooms
  • Bicycles are not to be brought inside University buildings and stored in corridors, stairwells, or personal offices as tires track in dirt and the fabric of the structures inevitably gets damaged (scratched or punctured walls, oil and grease on floors and carpets etc.). Outside bicycle racks are provided. Unobstructed egress from University buildings is essential for safe emergency evacuations
  • Inappropriate behavior such as swearing, physical or verbal abuse will not be tolerated and may result in loss of building access privileges and/or immediate removal from facility
  • Users must recognize and accept the risks inherent in any Activity
  • Users are responsible for their own personal health and safety
  • All programming ends 30-60 minutes prior to the building closing.  All equipment must be returned at this time
  • Change rooms will be inspected by a Client Services Representative upon building closure

Failure to follow these guidelines may result in removal from facility and/or loss of access privileges.  Please forward any comments or suggestions to Client Services 519-824-4120 ext. 56253.

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