Fitness Centre & Group Fitness Classes Memberships

UBC Recreation’s various Fitness Memberships offer access to the ARC & BirdCoop Fitness Centres and a variety of group fitness activities, including Spin, Yoga & Pilates, and Boot Camps. Check out the various membership packages to find the right fit for you!

Please note that for winter 2024, group fitness activities will be available from Monday, January 8 to Saturday, April 27.

UBC Student Memberships

  • $25/term

    Group Fitness Classes Only

    Unlimited access to all Group Fitness Classes 

    Access Includes:

    • Access to all Group Fitness Classes (includes Boot Camps, Group Fitness Classes, Spin Classes, Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and Pilates Classes)

    Membership valid from April 1 – 27, 2024

  • $50/term

    ARC, BirdCoop & Group Fitness Classes

    Unlimited access to all Group Fitness Classes and the ARC & BirdCoop fitness centres

    Access Includes:

    • Access to all Group Fitness Classes (includes Boot Camps, Group Fitness Classes, Spin Classes, Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and Pilates Classes)
    • BirdCoop & ARC Fitness Centres
    • BirdCoop Climbing Cave

    Membership valid from May 1 – August 31, 2024

Fitness Classes &  Fitness Centre Memberships are valid within the term of purchase. “Term” is a set of four months; either September – December, January – April, or May – August. 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.

  • $42.50/term

    ARC & BirdCoop Only

    Unlimited access to the ARC & BirdCoop Fitness Centres

    Access Includes:

    • BirdCoop & ARC Fitness Centres
    • BirdCoop Climbing Cave
    • Women (Trans Women Welcome) & 2STNB Fitness Hours 

    Membership valid from January 2 – April 30, 2024

  • $85/term

    Group Fitness Classes Only

    Unlimited access to all Group Fitness Classes

    Access Includes:

    • Access to all Group Fitness Classes (includes Boot Camps, Group Fitness Classes, Spin Classes, Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and Pilates Classes)

    Membership valid from January 2 – April 30, 2024

  • $127.50/term

    ARC, BirdCoop, and Group Fitness Classes

    Unlimited access to all Group Fitness Classes and the ARC & BirdCoop Fitness Centres

    Access Includes:

    • Access to all Group Fitness Classes (includes Boot Camps, Group Fitness Classes, Spin Classes, Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and Pilates Classes)
    • BirdCoop & ARC Fitness Centres
    • BirdCoop Climbing Cave
    • Women (Trans Women Welcome) & 2STNB Fitness Hours 

    Membership valid from January 2 – April 30, 2024

Fitness Classes &  Fitness Centre Memberships are valid within the term of purchase. “Term” is a set of four months; either September – December, January – April, or May – August. 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.

UBC Faculty & Staff, CSC & UNA, or Community Memberships

  UBC Student UBC Faculty & Staff UNA/CSC Adult (19-64) Public Adult (19-64) UNA/CSC Infant (0-2) Public Infant (0-2) UNA/CSC Child (3-11) Public Child (3-11) UNA/CSC Youth (12-18)3 Public Youth (12-18)3 UNA/CSC Senior  (65+) Public Senior (65+)
5-Visit Pass1 ,2 N/A $52.00 $52.00 $56.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A $52.00 $56.00 $52.00 $56.00
1 Month Pass N/A $57.00 $57.00 $60.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A $36.00 $38.00 $34.00 $36.00
4 Month Pass N/A $208.00 $208.00 $236.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A $141.00 $151.00 $124.00 $133.00
Single Visit $11.00 $12.00 $12.00 $13.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A $12.00 $13.00

15 Visit Passes can be used for registration to any group fitness class or access to the ARC and/or BirdCoop Fitness Centres.

25 Visit Class Passes expires on August 31, 2024.

3Those aged 12-15 must contact fitness.programs@ubc.ca to book an orientation, prior to being able to use the facility.

Starting January 1, 2024, we will no longer offer 12-month memberships due to the upcoming opening of the Student Recreation Centre North facility, which will bring new pricing options and enhanced benefits for our patrons.

*Group Fitness classes are automatically included in Fitness Centre Memberships for Faculty & Staff and the Public. Access includes all Boot Camps, Group Fitness Classes, Spin Classes, Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and Pilates classes.


How to Purchase a Membership

Follow these steps to purchase a membership for the Fitness Centres and group fitness classes:

Memberships are available for purchase online. UBC Recreation is using a new registration system; an online login will be required for all activities. If you have not recently set up a new login, please follow the link below to connect your CWL or create a UBC Recreation online login.


Using Your Memberships for Reservations

Reservations are not required for Fitness Centres and the BirdCoop Climbing Cave.

For group fitness classes, online reservations will be available 24 hours prior to the start of each activity.

Members are limited to one booking per 24 hour period. If you are unable to attend a session, please ensure you cancel online.


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Important Information regarding UBC Recreation Memberships:

      • Memberships can be purchased online and require a VISA or Mastercard. If you are looking to use debit or cash, please come to the SRC to purchase during operating hours.
      • The purchase of a membership does not guarantee a spot in a Fitness Centre time slot or membership based class.