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UVic's state-of-the-art athletics and recreation facility and new home for CanAssist opened its doors May 1 as a centre for active and healthy living, and to support student athletes to train and compete at the highest levels.

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Grand opening of UVic's Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities

Just hours into the community open house for UVic's new Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities (CARSA), every corner of the 190,000 square foot facility was filled with activity.

Recreation services to move to CARSA: update on ISC

There will be some service disruption at the Ian Stewart Complex (ISC) as recreation staff and operations relocate to the new Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities (CARSA).

New home to benefit CanAssist tech development

Two-year-old cyclist Declan is one of thousands of people with disabilities who have benefitted from CanAssist's customized technologies over the past 15 years. The move into CARSA will make its technology development and on-campus collaboration activities more effective than ever before.

Peninsula Co-op is CARSA's first corporate naming partner

Peninsula Co-op has come on board as the first coporate naming partner for CARSA, UVic's Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities. A special announcement was held in front of the climbing tower to reveal the partnership on Nov. 4.