Acadia University Supports our Community

Wolfville is home to Acadia University, described by MacLean's Magazine as one of the best liberal arts universities in Canada. A sprawling, green 250-acre campus is home to historical buildings dating back to 1838. As a defining feature of life in Wolfville the University offers opportunities in arts, athletics, and more to Wolfville’s citizens.

Acadia Athletic Complex
Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre
Arts & Culture
Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens
KC Irving Centre

Acadia Athletic Complex

Facilities at Acadia University are open to the public and include a swimming pool, an Olympic-sized ice surface, indoor and outdoor running tracks, an artificial turf field and squash and racquetball courts.

To find out more about Acadia's Athletic Complex click here.

Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre

We are a non-profit organization, affiliated with Acadia University, providing training, advisory, and innovation and incubation services for individuals, businesses, and not-for-profits. Check us out at acadiaentrepreneurshipcentre.com.

Arts & Culture

Every year, Acadia University presents and hosts an amazing variety of cultural and arts events. Take your pick of concerts in a broad range of musical styles, classical and contemporary theatre, stimulating literary events and lectures, unique exhibitions of art, and the Acadia Performing Arts Series.

To find out more about the Acadia Arts & Culture visit artsacadia.acadiau.ca

Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens

The Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens occupy more than six acres on campus and act as a meeting place for science and nature enthusiasts. Since September 2002 the Gardens have provided a stimulating and interesting environment for the study and viewing of native flora of the Acadian Forest Region, as well as a quiet place for a walk.

For more information check out botanicalgardens.acadiau.ca

KC Irving Centre

The K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre contains state-of-the-art research laboratories, greenhouses, a conservatory, and controlled environmental facilities. The Garden Room is a special meeting and gathering place open to students, visitors, community and faculty from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm every day. The room is ideal for relaxing with a book, having a quiet conversation with friends, or catching up on some work. In the colder months, a fire is always burning in the Rumford Fireplace.

The KC Irving Centre is home to the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens.