Universities offer you a range of options to stay active. You can represent your university as a varsity athlete, competing against other Ontario universities in a variety of sports, or stay active by participating in recreational sports and activities on campus.
This section provides information about varsity sports, intramural sports and recreational activities offered at Ontario universities.
Varsity sports are the athletic teams and athletes who officially represent your university in competitions against other universities. Varsity sports may include:
Intramural sports are non-competitive sports and activities at universities that give everyone a chance to play in a fun environment. You can usually choose from a wide range of sports, including:
- inner-tube water polo
- Ultimate Frisbee
Universities also have athletic centres where you can work out. These centres usually provide:
- cardio equipment
- free weights
- skipping ropes
- weight-lifting platforms and equipment
Your university’s gym may offer recreational programs to help you stay fit during the academic year, including:
- personal training
These programs may vary in price and availability.