uWinnipeg board approves construction of athletics and wellness complex

March 1, 2012

The University of Winnipeg's board of regents has approved construction of a new $40-million Multi-Purpose Field House, Health and Wellness Complex with sod-turning expected to begin this spring, paving the way for one of the most significant athletic and wellness facilities ever constructed in Winnipeg's inner city. uWinnipeg will create a Sport for All Fund to ensure that inner-city youth and new Canadians have access to the complex. The fund will help cover the costs of quality recreational and cultural programs, cooperatives and mentorships with uWinnipeg students, and athletic and academic bursaries. uWinnipeg News Release