The Faculty of Kinesiology is home to many integrated units designed to provide a complete experience in education, research, and programming. Research in the Faculty is conducted in some of the finest research laboratories, clinical space, and athletic/recreational training facilities found anywhere in the world. Several highly productive research units exist within the Faculty including the Roger Jackson Centre for Health and Wellness Research comprised of the Human Performance Laboratory (HPL) and the Sport Medicine Centre.
The Faculty includes several large non-academic units. These units, integral to the Faculty, contribute to an enriched environment for students, staff, and faculty, and include the University of Calgary athletic teams (the Dinos), Campus Recreation, Community Programs, Outdoor Programs, and the Olympic Oval.
The Kinesiology Complex at the University of Calgary is a multi-faceted facility comprised of over 70,000 sq meters of indoor area and over 12 hectares of outdoor activity space. The complex consists of five gymnasia, two dance studios, a 50 meter swimming pool, two combative rooms, a gymnastics centre, two indoor climbing walls, a large fitness centre, high performance weight room, a 200 meter six lane track, aerobics studios, thirteen squash courts, seven racquetball courts, eight classrooms, four lecture theatres, and multiple meeting and conference rooms. The outdoor activity area is comprised of seven natural grass playing fields, one multi-use hard court area, and a synthetic field hockey pitch.