Fit Centre

A state of the art fitness facility in the Physical Activity Complex.

Exercise equipment, weight room, swimming pools, track, climbing wall and more.

Campus Recreation

Join an intramural team, learn how to scuba dive, take a fitness class or join a club.

Competitive and recreational activities available.

Huskie Athletics

Support our student athletes as they compete against the best in Canada.

Free tickets are available to U of S students.

Campus walking routes

We are fortunate on campus to have access to some of the best indoor and outdoor walking paths in Saskatoon. So get out there and take advantage of them.

The Loop of Life

Around the bowl indoors: Place Riel—through Residence—College Building—Physics—up the stairs (elevator way down the hall)—through  Geology (past Tim Hortons and the dinosaurs)—Thorvaldson Building—Arts walkway—right after ramp, go down two flights of stairs (or go to elevator in Arts Tower)—past Tim Hortons—through Arts Tunnel—up stairs to upper Place Riel. (1.5 km, 12 minutes, 1400 steps)

For the Health of it

Start at Lower Place Riel - Health Science Tunnel - towards E Wing - to the end of the hallway by the library - back to Place Riel via tunnel (1 km, 10 minutes, 1200 steps)

The Agrothon

In Agriculture, walk around atrium; Take flight of stairs to next floor; Do 4 floors. (Each lap and set of stairs is 0.9 km; 4 minutes, 500 steps)

Get PACing

In the Physical Activity Complex (PAC) go up the elevator located near the entrance of the women’s change room and do five laps on the walking trap (you’ll need your student card). (1 km, 10 minutes, 1200 steps)

Ramp it up

From the Arts ramp down the hall, turn at Law and go until the hallway ends and back to arts ramp. (0.5 km, 4 min, 420 steps)

Map your own route

There are plenty of apps available for smartphones that are simple to use and will keep track of your routes, pace, elevation and calories burned.

Walk, run or bike some of the followig routes:


Just around the bowl (paved path). Takes only a few minutes but each lap gets your heart going a little bit more. (0.4 km, 4 minutes, 470 steps)


Place Riel to University apartments and back.  (1 km, 10 minutes, 1200 steps)

It shall not Def-eat You 

Start at Administration building.  Go right through the bowl past Edwards School o f Business, continue to Diefenbaker Centre.  On the way back, take campus Drive and cut back to Admin at the Faculty Club. (1.8 km, 20 minutes, 2100 steps)

Around the Uni-verse 

Walk along Campus Drive. (2.5 km, 30 minutes, 3000 steps)

A Hop Bridge and Trail Away

From Place Riel, to College Drive, to the river trail, to Diefenbaker Centre and back to Place Riel. (2.4 km, 25 minutes, 2900 steps)

 The Soul Train

Place Riel to the train bridge and back to Place Riel. (3.5 km 45 minutes)

The Broad Way

Place Riel to the river. Then follow the river to Broadway. (5 km 60 minutes)

Bridging the Gap

Place Riel to the River trail to the Train Bridge. Cross it and take Meewasin trail back to the university bridge. Take the bridge up and make your way back to Place Riel. (5 km 60 minutes)

 The Big Circle of Life

Same as “bridging the gap” but go along Meewasin trail all the way to Circle Drive Bridge and cross the river. (7 km 84 minutes)

Map your own route

There are plenty of apps available for smartphones that are simple to use and will keep track of your routes, pace, elevation and calories burned.

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