Sports & Fitness

Staying active with sports and fitness

Whether you’re interested in competitive sports or just want to stay fit, you’ll find many opportunities to stay active and have fun at Algonquin.

Thunder Varsity Sports
Algonquin is a proud member of both the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) and the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA). Our Varsity teams compete in 6 sports at the provincial level within the OCAA. In addition, our Men’s and Women’s teams in Basketball, Soccer, and Volleyball can qualify to compete for a “National Championship” as members of the CCAA.

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Campus Recreational Sports are organized for students within a fair-play environment. The Athletic Department offers a wide variety of leagues, tournaments and off-campus activities throughout the academic year, at both the Woodroffe and Pembroke campuses.

The Fitness Zone is a state-of-the-art fitness centre, located on the Woodroffe Campus, dedicated to enhancing your quality of life through physical fitness. Certified Personal Trainers are available to help you reach your fitness goals, and push you to the next level. Memberships are available to students, Algonquin College employees, and the community.

Students at the Pembroke Campus are eligible for discounted memberships at local community fitness centres.

For more information on fitness at Algonquin College, contact the appropriate Students’ Association office:

Woodroffe Campus
613-727-4723, ext. 5589
Pembroke Campus
613-735-4700, ext. 2758

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