Notices and Headlines

Sep 23 2013 - 9:55am

Panther Academy Is Expanding!!

Beginning October 17, UPEI Athletics and Recreation is pleased to offer PD day camps for children in preschool-grade 6. Our experienced Panther Academy counselors offer a variety of activities for campers which showcase some of our summer camp offerings. These activities will be tailored to designated age groups...

Jun 5 2013 - 6:33am

UPEI Athletics and Recreation are excited to be hosting the 2013 PEISAA AAA rugby championship, Thursday June 6 at Alumni Canada Games Place in partnership with Colonel Gray High School and the PEISAA.

3:00 PM Bronze-Women (Bluefield Vs. Colonel Gray)
4:15 PM Bronze-Men (Montague Vs. Charlottetown Rural)
5:30 PM Championship -Women (Charlottetown...

Jun 4 2013 - 9:44am

 The UPEI Chi-Wan Young indoor walking track will be closed Friday - June 7  5 - 8 pm and Saturday - June 8  closed from 2 - 5 pm.  The closure is for the hosting of the Island Gymnastics Gymstrada.  Thank you for your cooperation. 

May 23 2013 - 6:33am

 All results for the PEISAA track & field meets are posted our out site.  Check out the results

May 1 2013 - 8:48am

Panther Fitness is challenging, effective and rewarding. We offer a variety of opportunities to support you on your fitness adventure. We will help you make fitness a part of your life!!!

To register for any session (6 classes/session), please go to Panther Central desk.
All participants must pay to secure their spot. All fitness classes are non-refundable and classes cannot be...

Apr 30 2013 - 2:15pm

 Beginning May 1, UPEI Athletics and Recreation is pleased to announce "new" year round hours of operation for the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre.

Monday to Friday 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday 8:00 am to 9:00 pm

Apr 29 2013 - 11:57am

Charlottetown, PEI (April 29, 2013)—The UPEI Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre is inviting the Island community to an open house on Saturday, May 4, 9:00 am–2:00 pm. The day will be jam-packed with something for everyone. Bring the family and see what the Sports Centre has to offer.

The event will kick off at 9:00 am with a motivational presentation entitled “Finding your...

Apr 24 2013 - 10:27am

Rise and shine Saturday May 4th for the Chi-Wan Young Open House from 9am to 2pm.

Bring the family, enjoy the day.
9:00 am—Motivational speaker, Bob Mueller
10:00—Strength’n’ toning class with Lyndsey Paynter
10:00 - TRX Demos in Fitness Centre
10:30— Zumba with Lyndsey Paynter
11:00—Rugby demo by UPEI Panthers

Apr 23 2013 - 8:21am

Get fit or stay fit during the summer.  

We have a 2013 UPEI full time student summer membership.  

These will be available May 1, 2013

Apr 17 2013 - 2:39pm

 ParaSport and Recreation PEI is preparing to host the Jr. East Regional Wheelchair Basketball Championships this weekend, April 19-21, 2013, at the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre, UPEI.

The 2013 Eastern Junior Regional Championships will feature the second sanctioned 3 on 3 tournament in Canada, and will feature multiple squads from PEI, New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario. The 3 on 3...

Apr 5 2013 - 7:44am



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Mar 28 2013 - 8:47am

 New user pay classes are now open for registration.  Try out the new Speed Training Program with Tracey Gairns-Brioux as well as our cycling TRX rowing classes. Find out more. 

Mar 27 2013 - 8:19am

 Profs' Rules, 4-on-4, Half-court Basketball Tournament - April 5

UPEI’s basketball-playing profs are inviting all students of UPEI and
Holland College (and their alumni) for a fun and competitive 4-on-4 basketball

It will be held on Friday, April 5, from 2:00-5:00. It is for men and women and there will be two divisions, D1 and SS (short but...

Mar 26 2013 - 8:10am

Mini Co-Ed Grades 3-6
Easter Monday April 1, 2013
(this camp replaces the March 20 camp)

Led by UPEI Head Coach Tim Kendrick and
Varsity Athletes from the Men’s and
Women’s Basketball teams.

This camp is to replace the mini camp that was to be held during March Break.
New Campers are welcome.
Cost $...

Mar 1 2013 - 1:15pm

March Break Camps for 2013 are ready to go. 

Check out all the details. 

Feb 21 2013 - 11:31am

 UPEI proud to host 

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Feb 12 2013 - 9:53am

Charlottetown, PEI (February 12, 2013)—Despite the weather, the 2013 Subway AUS Swimming Championship wrapped up on Sunday, February 10 at the CARI Complex. UPEI swimmers were among the top, breaking both UPEI and personal best records.

UPEI’s Zachary Laustsen placed fourth in the 50m butterfly, and fifth in the 100m butterfly. Emma MacKay finished eighth in the 100m...

Jan 29 2013 - 1:19pm

Charlottetown, PEI (January 29, 2013)—UPEI’s synchronized swimming team will host their “Sync or Swim” fundraiser on Wednesday, January 30, 8–9 pm at the CARI Complex. The team will showcase various routines as well as a highlight routine which showcases incredible lifts and jumps. The UPEI men’s rugby club will perform their very own routine, which is sure...

Jan 10 2013 - 2:16pm

Winter 2013 Intramural Leagues and Offerings:

Ball Hockey
Co-ed Indoor Soccer
Co-ed Volleyball
Learn to Run
Men's Basketball
Women's Basketball

For full details visit

Jan 10 2013 - 8:07am

 The UPEI fitness center will be closed Saturday January 12, 2013 from 8:00 am till 11:30 am for staff training. It will reopen at 11:30 am till close at 6:00pm.  The Chi Wan Young Sports Centre will be open regular hours 8 am till 6 pm. 

Dec 7 2012 - 9:42am

 UPEI Athletes and Recreation has released the new Fitness Class Schedule for 2013.  Click here for full details. 

Nov 17 2012 - 6:03pm

 Panther TV Link

Nov 15 2012 - 8:44am

 All UPEI students, staff and faculty are invited to a FREE skate on Wednesday, November 28 from 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm at the MacLauchlan Arena A. We’ll be serving hot chocolate!!!

Nov 1 2012 - 9:57am

October 31, our three judges, a bunch of grapes, enjoyed the great decorations by many offices on campus.  Congratulations to everyone who participated!!!   The top Group & Office decorations was the School of Business who had a haunted movie cinema the top Group Costume was Department of Education who dressed as Rock Band KISS, and the top office decorations was the Student...

Oct 25 2012 - 1:14pm
Oct 4 2012 - 8:50am

This year's Health Fair will be held  in the AVC Commons area on Wednesday, November 14 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. There will be lots of booths, a wealth of information, free food and lots of prizes. Mark your calendars!!!

Oct 4 2012 - 8:48am

Come out and have your blood pressure checked by Brittany Power and Joline Boudreau, 4th year nursing students. 
No appointment necessary and it's free.

Tuesday Oct. 16th, 11 am -1 pm -  Don and Marion McDougall Hall

Oct 4 2012 - 8:46am

 Halloween Decorating Contest - October 31

UPEI offices and residences can decorate their office space or residence for Halloween and then have a chance for some prizes. 

Sep 30 2012 - 5:23pm
Sep 6 2012 - 1:08pm

 Intramural Leagues & Offerings scheduled for this Fall are as follows:

Co-ed Outdoor Soccer...

Aug 23 2012 - 8:40am

 Check out what UPEI Athletics and Recreation has to offer this coming year for user pay classes. Cycling, rowing and TRX classes.

Aug 9 2012 - 9:21am

Charlottetown, PEI (August 9, 2012)—UPEI is excited to host the 2012 Mickey Place Tournament October 12–14. This year will be exciting with eight basketball teams from across Canada coming to Prince Edward Island to play in the annual event.

On the men’s side, Tim Kendrick, in his second year as head coach of the basketball team, will lead the Panthers against tough...

Jun 25 2012 - 8:23am

The UPEI Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre will be closed Sunday, July 1 for Canada Day.

The building will be open regular business hours on Monday, July 2.

Jun 22 2012 - 7:59am

 Yoga in the Quad - beginning Wednesday, July 4 - FREE

A rejuvenating and healing class using a combination of energizing and calming techniques & yoga poses designed to improve balance, flexibility, strength, and relaxation. Though bringing your own mat/towel is optional, enjoy the healing benefits of having your barefeet on the grass......

Mar 8 2012 - 8:11am

UPEI Athletics and Recreation will be hosting a second tennis night at the spa On Saturday March 24, from 5-6pm , please register for this event by sending an email to

Janice Robertson
Program & Facility Coordinator
UPEI Athletics & Recreation
550 University Ave
Ch'town PE

Mar 6 2012 - 9:57am

Sign up now!

Rowing Class, TRX Class or Spin Class - click here for all the details.

Rowing Class

The goal of this class is to provide the  beginner and experienced rower instruction on basic rowing techniques using the ergometer (rowing machine), and basic principles of...

Feb 2 2012 - 2:57pm

Have you always wanted to “Learn to Run”, but felt you did not know how?   go!pei in partnership with UPEI Athletics and Recreation is offering a 10 week L2R 5K program at the UPEI Indoor Track!    
    START DATE:  Wednesday February 8, 2012          
    TIME:   ...

Dec 20 2011 - 11:30am

•    UPEI Full-Time Students and Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre members can attend these classes for FREE! Non-members can purchase a day pass for $9 +gst for each class or a 5 punch card for $36 +gst. Passes and punch cards are available at the Sports Centre front desk!  Full schedule.

Dec 20 2011 - 6:45am

The Healthy Activity Challenge at UPEI is an opportunity for you and a
group of 6 co-workers to participate in a fun 8-week physical activity
challenge.  It's simple, just record the number of minutes you are
active daily.  No need for pedometers.  Click here to find out...

Dec 14 2011 - 8:47am

Do you have a plan for what you will do for fun and exerise in 2012. UPEI  Intramural Registration forms are now available online and at the front desk of the sports centre. The first 25 people to fill out the online registration form will be entered into a draw for $20 in gift cards for the UPEI Bookstore!

Nov 1 2011 - 8:26am

UPEI Recreation is pleased to present

Co-ed Volleyball Tournamanet
Date: November 19, 2011
Time: 1pm
Location: Chi Wan Young Sports Centre

Please register at the Chi Wan Young Sports Centre Front Desk or by emailing us at 

Teams of 6-8 people (must have at least 2 men per team).

FREE for UPEI Students, Faculty,...

Oct 18 2011 - 8:39am

Have you lost your Oomph?  Come out to the UPEI Health Fair to get it
back!  There will be lots of interactive displays, free food and lots of
prizes.  The Health Fair will be held at the AVC Learning Commons from
11:00 am - 2:00 pm.   Mark your calendars!!!

Oct 18 2011 - 8:31am

Would you like to have your glucose/cholesterol/blood pressure
measured?  UPEI Wellness is coordinating a clinic for Tuesday, November
8 from 8:30 am - 1:30 pm.  Contact Angela Marchbank at or 566-0606 to book your 15 minute appointment.
This clinic fills fast so email or call asap.  Thanks!

Oct 18 2011 - 8:29am

Have you started to decorate your office space/area for Halloween?
Register your office for a chance to win prizes for the best group
costume, best office decorations and best overall costume & office
decorations by contacting Angela Marchbank.
Judging will take place between 10 am - noon on October 31.   ...

Oct 6 2011 - 8:31am

Join us for an afternoon of Dodgeball!
Relieve some stress, meet new people and have fun!

October 27, 2011
Chi Wan Young Sports Centre
Prizes for Best Halloween Costume!
FREE for UPEI Students!

Please register as a team or individual at the Chi Wan Young Sports Centre front desk or by emailing us at...

Sep 30 2011 - 6:13am

 Skip N' Go is now offered on Sundays at 1:45-2:45pm as well as Wednesdays at 11:45am-12:30pm.
Skip N' Go was originally part of the Fitness Bucket List sessions but has been changed to a fitness class to allow
for more participants! Join us for a great workout!

Aug 29 2011 - 9:37am

The Department of Athletics and Recreation is looking for qualified fitness instructors and personal trainers.

Please submit your resume, along with proof of certification and liability insurance, to Angela Marchbank, Fitness & Wellness Coordinator at Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre, 550 University Ave., Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3

Aug 2 2011 - 8:08am

Check out all the user pay group sessions available for fall 2011!!!

Advanced Group Cycling, Cycling in the Zone, Bootcamp, Kettlebell, Fighting Fit Kickboxing

Register today for your spot to fitness and wellness. 

Apr 11 2011 - 10:43am

Come and join instructor Anna Lacroix in this four-week session that will incorporate cardio, strength and stretching all in one class, every class!!! This session is definitely not for beginners. Join this intermediate-advanced session that'll have you moving, sweating and having fun. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursdays from 4:30 - 5:45 pm (April 19, 21, 26 & 28 and May 10,...