Walker Sports and Abilities Centre

Brock University’s St. Catharines campus was home to many of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games events and was proud to host some of the top athletes in Canada, as well as thousands of visitors, at the University. The Walker Sports and Abilities Centre, a legacy of the 2022 Canada Summer Games, is located on the south-east corner of the University’s St. Catharines’ campus.

The Facility

The Walker Sports and Abilities Centre consists of a sport performance centre, a health and well-being centre, an NHL-sized twin-pad arena, a 200-metre indoor track, sport offices and a multipurpose field house featuring a passport gymnasium and a combative sport centre.

The Research

Established in 2019, the Vice-President, Research, Canada Games Research Grant Program supported Brock researchers and scholars in all departments and Faculties with grants of up to $7,000 to undertake research or a creative activity in any discipline and on any topic that relates to the Canada Games. Over the program’s three years, 28 researchers from six Brock Faculties received funding for 30 projects totalling more than $198,000.