Outdoor and recreational spaces
Our outdoors spaces are the perfect location for casual gatherings such as BBQs or outdoor festivities. We also have several fitness and recreational facilities.
Most of these spaces have minimal permanent furniture and can be set up to accommodate your event.
There are over 20 different outdoor areas on campus that you can reserve. See the full list in this downloadable PDF map or view each location in the Google map below.
Main outdoors spaces
The University Square is a multipurpose central space built to provide a central social gathering spot for the university's community as well as a venue for many different special events.
Located in the centre of the campus and steps away from the O-Train Station, this 16,000-foot outdoor plaza features a stage, evening lighting and a collection of small shrubberies. Ideal for hosting concerts, galas, tradeshows or large social gatherings.
Please note that for summer 2021, there is no tent over the square.
Located in front of our heritage building, Tabaret Lawn is the largest green space on campus. This space is ideal for casual gatherings such as picnics, yoga and meditation classes.
Our newly renovated space is located in the middle of the campus, next to the UCU Jock Turcot building. This space is Ideal for BBQs, reception and casual gatherings.
This high foot traffic outdoor area can accommodate up to 30 kiosks. It is located in front of our residence complex, library and our University Centre.
Recreational equipment and spaces are available to campus guests for a nominal fee. For more information, please visit the Sport Services website.