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David Braley Athletic Centre

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David Braley Athletic Centre

David Braley Athletic Centre, is a new sports venue at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, which opened up in 2007. [1] All McMaster students pay for year-round membership as part of their mandatory student union fees. The facility features an indoor rock climbing wall, Olympic weightlifting equipment and 200 meter indoor track. The facility is named after Senator David Braley.

By the numbers: [1]

  • Cost of construction: $31-million.
  • Amount from students: $20-million.
  • Square footage: 132,000
  • Classes in fitness studio: about 65 a week.
  • Classes in cycling studio: about 20 a week.
  • Equipment in cardio area: More than 80 pieces.
  • Jogging Track: 4 lanes, 200 metres, non competitive venue.
  • Internationally sized squash courts: 4
  • Size of the rock climbing wall: 36' by 30'


  1. ^ a b Brown, Dana (2007-01-08). "Fitnes buffs pumped up by new Mac centre.". The Hamilton Spectator. pp. A10. 

External links

  • Vancouver Sun: Off the grid (iron) with David Braley.
  • McMaster University: David Braley Athletic Centre

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