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Athletics & recreation

Our Vikes Athletics and Recreation (ATRS) facilities and programs cater to a wide variety of needs and abilities. We are open to UVic students, staff, faculty and alumni, as well as the local Victoria community.


Our state-of-the-art Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities (CARSA) boasts:

  • three-court multipurpose fieldhouse
  • two-level fitness weight training area
  • CARSA Climbing Centre
  • dedicated TRX, high activity and spin rooms
  • dance space and yoga studios
  • squash courts
  • 2,100-seat performance gym
  • rowing ergometer centre
  • UVic Sports Injury Clinic

CARSA is also home of the Vikes varsity programs that include men’s and women’s competitive teams across eight sports. Vikes soccer, basketball, field hockey and rugby games are hosted on campus.

In addition to sports and recreation, CARSA is home to CanAssist. CanAssist develops technologies, programs and services that help people with disabilities improve their quality of life.


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