With such a dedicated focus on sport, the varsity sports communities in Canada have proven time and again that athletics and other sports can bring people together in unity and bring sports entertainment with a passion. Together with this love and passion, universities in Canada have world-class sports facilities that form part of why so many varsity teams excel in tournaments and events.
These are some of Canada’s most well-deserved winning Varsity teams in athletics, football, and other major sports.
The Golden Gaels – Queens University
Queens University is a top performer in many sports, including athletics and football. They introduced their ARC sports facility with world-class sporting equipment in 2010 and stand as one of Canada’s most spectacular university sports facilities. Their football team is a solid contender to other teams, and their sporting community has a passion and dedication for their home team, the Gaels.
The Golden Hawks – Wilfrid Laurier University
The Wilfrid Laurier University has been one of the leading universities in various athletics disciplines. A large university with over 500 athletes and 18 varsity teams brings spirit to every cup, championship, or tournament. Being at the top of their game with varsity athletics, they are also known for their Olympic-sized swimming pool, triple gym, dance studio, and much more.
X-Men and X-Women – St. Francis Xavier
St Francis Xavier University is well known for producing some of varsity sports’ most exciting sporting events. Their Keating Millennium Centre is an extravagant and quite big building that can hold over 2200 athletes and attendees. The centre has a gym, two ice surfaces, and teams and athletes who go beyond their abilities when challenged. The coaches are among the most focused in varsity athletics with a dedication to their teams.
The Vikes – The University of Victoria
The University of Victoria is already one of Canada’s most famous varsity teams, with over 70 titles to its name. Their home team athletics program is proud to be one of the best in the country and has proven to outshine many competitors. The university has 16 varsity teams that compete in Canadian Interuniversity Sports and other major provincially based sports leagues.
With such a vast array of sports, athletics, and facilities that could be used for Olympians, the university sporting scene is growing more in popularity each year. Visit the university’s websites and find out more about upcoming varsity tournaments.