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 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 Varsity Athletic teams (the Dinos), Active Living, 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 square metres of indoor area and over 8 hectares of outdoor activity space. The complex consists of five gymnasia, two dance studios, a 50 metre swimming pool, one wrestling room, two multipurpose studios, one fitness studio, a cycle centre, a gymnastics centre, two indoor climbing walls, a large fitness centre, and indoor 400 metre speed skating rink, an Olympic size hockey rink, a short track speed skating rink, high performance weight room, an indoor 200 metre six lane running track, an indoor 400 metre two lane running track, thirteen squash courts, seven racquetball courts, eight classrooms, four lecture theatres, and multiple meeting and conference rooms. The outdoor activity area is comprised of five natural grass playing fields, four outdoor tennis courts, and a synthetic field hockey pitch.