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6081 University Boulevard V6T 1Z1


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Entrances
  • number in circle: indicates entrance notes (below)
  • large arrow: principal entrance
  • small arrow: secondary entrance
  • solid shaft: accessible entrance
  • striped shaft: inaccssible entrance
  • yellow arrowhead: power door
  • blue arrowhead: manual door
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Elevator Elevator
Accessible Lift Accessible Lift
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Entrance Notes

(1) The main entrance to the War Memorial Gymnasium is located on the south side of the building up a flight of stairs from University Boulevard. This entrance is inaccessible due to stairs and has a manual door. The entrance leads into the main lobby of the building.

(2) Another main entrance is located on the north side of the building up a flight of stairs from MacInnes Field. This entrance is inaccessible due to stairs and has a manual door. The entrance leads into the main lobby of the building.

(3) The third entrance is located at the north east corner of the building near MacInnes field and the General Services Administration Building. This entrance includes a ramp and is level and accessible with a manual door. This entrance leads directly onto the gymnasium floor or into the north hallway and can be opened by pre-arrangement

(4) The fourth entrance is located on the south side of the building off University Boulevard. This entrance includes a sloped sidewalk and is level and accessible with a manual door. The entrance leads into the Physiotherapy clinic and the lower floor of the building.

Other Accessibility Features

- External Accessible Ramp
- Accessible Lift Available
- Accessible Washroom Available

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- War Memorial Gym Lot

Routing Notes

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Accessibility Notes

Some wings / areas of this building are inaccessible due to stairs.

Caution Notes

Use caution on the path on the south side of the building near the parking area as it slopes steeply to a set of stairs.

 

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Finding Your Way: The War Memorial Gymnasium is located on the north side of University Boulevard behind the new residential mixed-use building named "Central", and on the south side of the new Translink Bus Exchange.

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THE NORTH PARKADE IS LOCATED AT 6115 STUDENT UNION BOULEVARD. THE ENTRANCE TO THE PARKADE IS ON THE NORTH SIDE OF STUDENT UNION BOULEVARD ACROSS FROM THE STUDENT UNION BUILDING (SUB) AND THE STUDENT RECREATION CENTRE (SRC).

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War Memorial Gymnasium

6081 University Boulevard
Vancouver
V6T 1Z1

Short Form (SIS) Name: MGYM

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- Athletics and Recreation [D] [W]
- Kinesiology - Undergrad Society [D] [W]
- School of Kinesiology [D] [W]
- Sports Medicine Clinic [D] [W]

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Unique Location Features / Special Usage

- Gymnasium, Memorial for Wars in lobby, Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre clinic

History / Points of Interest

Year Erected: 1950

The War Memorial Gymnasium was constructed in 1951 after much student initiative. It won a Massey Silver Medal for Architectural Design. The outdoor Empire Pool was added to the Gymnasium in 1954 for the British Empire Games; the pool was removed in 2016 with the redevelopment of the surrounding area and construction of the new Aquatic Centre.

 

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Finding Your Way: The War Memorial Gymnasium is located on the north side of University Boulevard behind the new residential mixed-use building named "Central", and on the south side of the new Translink Bus Exchange.

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