McGill’s lumberjacks are sharpening their axes for competition


McGill’s lumberjacks are sharpening their axes for competition

Woodsmen and woodswomen from six Canadian and two American universities and colleges are vying for top team honours at the 59th annual Intercollegiate Woodsmen Competition, Saturday January 26 at McGill’s Macdonald Campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue.

Over 160 student-athletes compete in individual, pairs and team woodsmen events that include axe throwing, log rolling, pole climbing, water boil, snowshoe race and more. The events showcase Canada’s rich history in lumbersports as celebrated by a whole new generation of lumberjacks.

A great outdoors event for the whole family, admission is free with plenty of parking available.

Where: Macdonald Campus of McGill University, Watson Field                             

Competing Teams: Dalhousie, Fleming College, UNB, Macdonald College, Algonquin College, Dartmouth College, Colby College, Maritime College of Forest Technology (each team consists of 6 competitors, plus one alternate)

Events run between 8:45 am and 4:00 pm


Apr 24, 2019

Stewart Athletic Complex - Summer 2019 - Hours of Operation


Due to emergency construction work, we will be totally CLOSED August 19 - 23, 2019.

There will be no access to the upstairs gymnasium.

We apologize for the inconvenience.


June 22- Sept 2, 2019

Monday to Friday:  9h00 - 17h00;

Saturdays & Sundays CLOSED

(use of upstairs gymnasium only; check availability on Google Calendar)

*our lower Fitness Centre is closed for construction

Oct 16, 2017

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ARENA  - Take advantage of free skating and hockey in the middle of the day.

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STUDIO - A quiet place to practice yoga, stretch, dance, or use the spin bikes.

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