SRC Drop-In Sports

Drop-in sports at the Student Recreation Centre include regular sessions of volleyball, basketball, badminton, table tennis and more. These activities are free for UBC students, faculty & staff, and CSC & UNA residents.

When attending a drop-in sport session, please visit the SRC Operations Centre to sign-in and receive a wristband. The wristband must be worn throughout the duration of a drop-in sports session.

Please note the gymnasium floors have recently been resurfaced and new rules are in place to protect the condition of the facility.

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Please note that the schedules are subject to change due to unexpected circumstances and we encourage you to bookmark and reference this schedule prior to any visit. In the event of an unscheduled closure this calendar is the first place that we update.

Online Reservations & Drop-In Access

Some activities are available for reservations using the online registration system. These sessions help ensure entry to visitors during peak periods.

  • REGISTER – Online registration is required. If capacity permits walk-in guests, they will be asked to complete their booking using the online registration.
  • DROP-IN – Entry is first-come, first-serve and subject to venue capacity.




  • Singles matches (1-v-1) or doubles matches (2-v-2)
  • Participants must rotate off the court when their match is finished, or after 15 minutes of gameplay has elapsed.


  • 5-v-5 basketball games are allowed, and games can be played on the full court, or using half court rules.
  • Organized games must be respectful of individuals wishing to practice shooting or other drills and leave sufficient space to practice.
  • 8-11 players per team
  • Adapted indoor rules:
    • 1 innings per team
    • 6 overs per innings (teams must switch bowlers after each over)
    • 6 balls (throws or deliveries) per over.
  • Games must be kept to a maximum of 30 minutes.

Futsal (indoor soccer)

  • Sessions are offered in 5-v-5 games with teams rotating after 15 minutes have elapsed, or when one team has scored 10 goals.
  • A maximum of 4 teams (20 participants) are permitted per gymnasium.

Table Tennis

  • Singles or doubles play is permitted.
  • Table tennis sessions are generally in the SRC Studio.


  • 6-v-6 volleyball games with teams required to rotate off the court after a match is finished, or after 30 minutes have elapsed.

Drop-in Rates

  UBC Student1 UBC Faculty & Staff UNA/CSC Adult Public Adult UNA/CSC Infant (0-2) Public Infant (0-2) UNA/CSC Child (3-11) Public Child (3-11) UNA/CSC Youth (12-18) Public Youth (12-18)  UNA/CSC Senior  (65+) Public Senior (65+)
Single Visit FREE FREE FREE $11.00 N/A N/A FREE $10.50 FREE $10.50 FREE $10.50

1 To qualify for the UBC Student rate, a UBC Student must be enrolled in courses and paying/paid the Athletics & Recreation student fee. A delay of up to 24 hours after connecting a UBC Recreation login with a UBC CWL may occur before UBC Students are eligible for student rates and programs.


  • All participants are required to check in at the SRC desk and wear a wristband during the entirety of the drop-in sports activity.
  • Participants should remain in the sport/gym that they signed into.
  • Clean indoor shoes are required.
  • No food or drink permitted in the SRC gymnasiums with the exception of water.

Equipment Rentals

  • Participants must bring their own equipment, or provide a valid ID at the SRC front desk to exchange for equipment.  
  • Current available equipment: badminton racquets, basketballs, volleyballs, futsal balls, table tennis racquets, and table tennis balls.
  • Badminton shuttlecocks are available for purchase.
  • Borrowed equipment must be returned, and any lost or damaged items will result in a fee being charged.