Thunderbird Pride

Varsity Athletics

Algoma University is proud to be home to the Algoma University Thunderbirds Varsity Athletics Program and Boomer the Thunderbolt. Our student athletes participate in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) and Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) conferences, giving them the opportunity to compete in the highest level of sport in Canada.

The Algoma Thunderbirds compete in the OUA and CIS in the following sports:

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Interested in becoming a Thunderbird? Please contact:

Mark Kontulainen
Athletics and Recreation Director
705-949-2301, ext. 4510


There are a variety of recreation facilities to join both on and off campus. Students can take advantage of our recently renovated Athletics Centre or go off campus to pursue different activities.