The Stewart Sports Complex features a gymnasium, Fitness Centre, locker rooms, Studio, athletic therapy clinic and warm up space. We also have the Mac Arena, two outdoor fields (Watson and McEwen) and tennis courts, and coming to the Mac Campus summer 2017, The Mac Paddle Shack.
Be sure to bring a pair of gym shoes - clean and dry footwear use in the gym and fitness center keeps the equipment free of salt, sand and gravel and helps maintain a good functioning machines.
What does the Athletics fee, that I pay as part of my tuition, cover?
The Athletics fee funds the running of the Sports Complex at Macdonald College and the downtown campus including the programming and services like sports, recreation and the varsity program and includes all expenses related to heating, lighting and cleaning. All students are considered members of both the Stewart and downtown McGill Sports Complex which means you have free access to the gyms, pool, indoor and outdoor track, indoor and outdoor tennis courts and fields as well as free use of select pieces of equipment like balls and some training equipment.
What do I have to pay for?
There are user fees for fitness and recreation classes, intramurals sports. Non-McGill students must pay for shinny hockey ($6.00) and rec skating ($3.00).
How do I find my way around the Stewart Sports Complex?
The Stewart Athletic Complex houses the gymnasium, Fitness Centre, locker rooms, Studio, athletic therapy clinic and warm up space. The Mac Arena is located on the north-western part of the Mac/Jac campus and the fields are on the western part of the Mac campus.
Basement level: Fitness Centre, warm up area, studio, locker rooms, lockers, athletic therapy clinic
Main floor: Main entrance, administration offices
Can I come to the gym and do my own thing?
Sure. We have open gym times when activity areas are available for free use. Look on the Mac Athletics and Recreation website for a list of drop in recreational hours or feel free to use any of the gym and fields if the schedule indicates that nothing is booked.
What about if I want to play a pickup game of soccer or basketball?
We have drop in times for soccer, badminton, volleyball, basketball, water polo, ultimate disc and more. Check the Facilities website for an up to date list of hours and activities.
Do I need to bring my own sports equipment?
The administrative office loans out equipment like basketballs. volleyballs, badminton racquets and birds, but you need to bring your specialized equipment.
Where can I keep my sports gear?
You can rent a basket for a semester or full year and keep your gear at the gym or you can bring your gear and your own lock and put your stuff in a locker designated for day use. Day lockers must be emptied and locks removed at the end of every day.
How do I sign up for fitness and rec courses and intramurals?
Our on-line system facilitates registration for fitness and recreations courses and intramural teams, the purchase of community Fitness Centre memberships and lockers. Payment is by credit card only.
You can also register in person in the Administrative office located on the main floor of the Sports Centre. Cash, credit and debit are accepted.
Where do I buy tickets to varsity games?
Woodsmen and women's rugby competitions take place at the Mac campus and are free of charge. Tickets for other McGill varsity games are on sale ($5.00 for students 10.00 general admission) in the Redbird Sports Shop (main level of the downtown McGill Sports Complex) and at the door of all varsity events. Students are also on lower campus selling tickets in advance of game day, which is a great way to pick up tickets at a reduced price.
Do you have a sports clinic where I can get an athletic injury checked out?
We have a certified athletic therapist available on Tuesday & Thursday mornings. Appointments are booked based on availability. Call the office for details 514 398 7789.
What do I do if I have a question or complaint?
Our doors are always open so drop into administrative offices to speak to members of the Athletics and Recreation staff. You can send your questions or complaints to our email address.