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Facility Information

Welland Campus

In the spring of 2011, Niagara College completed a $90 million campus redevelopment project that included the construction of the state-of-the-art Welland Campus Athletic Centre.  This facility includes a 15825 ft2 Gymnasium, a 3612 ft2 fitness centre, a 1266 ft2 Multi-Purpose Studio, a ~480m gravel walking track, an Athletic Therapy Centre, the Niagara College Knights Hall of Fame, four varsity team rooms, two community change rooms, a coaches office, and administrative staff offices. The Welland Campus Athletic Centre also serves as the home of the Knights, Niagara College’s intercollegiate sport program.

Gymnasium



  • 15825 ft2 of hardwood court space
  • 42 ft ceilings fully capable of hosting international volleyball competitions
  • Regulation FIBA and FIVB center courts for feature games and matches
  • Fixed bleacher seating capable of holding 711 spectators
  • Designed to accommodate the television and internet broadcast of a variety of sporting events
  • Double gymnasium with floor to ceiling retractable divider
  • Two regulation sized basketball courts
  • Up to four regulation sized volleyball courts
  • Up to eight regulation badminton courts
  • In-house public address and music sound systems

Fitness Centre

  • 20+ cardio workout stations including treadmills, elliptical machines, stairsteppers, upright bikes, recumbent bikes, Jacob’s ladders, and ergonomic rowing machines
  • 15+ resistance machines and pulley systems
  • Comprehensive free weight area featuring a barbell system and dumbbells ranging from 2.5lbs to 100lbs
  • Stretching area with core muscle building equipment including foam rollers, bosu balls, stability balls, mats, medicine balls, and kettle bells
  • Panoramic windows which allow natural light to decrease the need for electric lighting. 

Multi-Purpose Studio

  • 1266 ft2  open floor plan to allow for a variety of fitness classes and other academic and campus recreation classes
  • 12 spin bikes available for campus recreation fitness classes and varsity athletes to enhance performance
  • Equipped with multi-media podium, screen, and whiteboards for an enhanced academic learning experience

Change Rooms

  • Two change rooms designated for student and staff use
  • Accessible shower and restroom facilities
  • Day use lockers

Varsity Team Rooms

  • Individual team room for each of our indoor intercollegiate sport programs
  • Personal lockers for each student-athlete
  • Private shower and restroom facilities

Niagara College Knights Hall of Fame

  • Established in 1998 and updated in 2013
  • Honours those who have brought distinction to both themselves and the Niagara College community through participation in Niagara College Athletics & Recreation.
 

Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus

The Niagara College Niagara-on-the-Lake (NOTL) Campus was constructed in 1998, and is home to the NOTL Campus Fitness and Sport Centre.

NOTL Campus Fitness Centre

  • 8+ cardio stations including treadmills, elliptical machines, stairsteppers, upright bikes, and ergonomic rowing machines to meet your cardio fitness needs
  • Dumbbells ranging from 3lbs to 100lbs
  • 10+ resistance machines and pulley systems
  • Comprehensive free weight area featuring a barbell system and dumbbells ranging from 2.5lbs to 100lbs
  • Stretching and core muscle building equipment including bosu balls, stability balls, and medicine balls

NOTL Campus Public Change Rooms

  • Two change rooms designated for student, staff, and faculty use
  • Accessible shower and restroom facilities
  • Day use lockers