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Swimming Canada Pre-Zajac Camp

Development Camp Gives Young Swimmers a Taste of High-Performance Experience Most people understand only a fraction of an iceberg is visible above the water. It was during a National Development Team Program training camp last year that Kyla Leibel began to realize the work an athlete does in the water is only part of the […]

Yoga & Pilates

Yoga & Pilates

Increase your strength, flexibility, and awareness in one of our many yoga and Pilates offerings. We are excited to offer four different pass options for our yoga and pilates class offerings.

Fitness Memberships

Fitness Memberships

Your membership gets you access to two gyms on campus; the BirdCoop in the Student Recreation Centre, and the ARC in the UBC Life Building. All student memberships must be purchased in person with a valid Student ID Card.

Photo Credit: Camille Esquivel

Summer Soccer Camps

We offer Soccer camps at both Thunderbird Park at UBC and at Douglas Park for Children aged 4-14. These programs are designed for recreational players who may be new to the sport or who are looking to gain new soccer skills in a fun active environment.

Vicki | Faces of Recreation

Vicki | Faces of Recreation

“Classes are a great way for me to stay healthy, make new friends, and be happy!”

My Experience as an Exchange Student with UBC TSC Cycling

My Experience as an Exchange Student with UBC TSC Cycling

Quick facts about me:   Yann Meier, 21   Mechanical Engineering student from EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland   spent my 3rd year in UBC as an exchange student As I used to race in Switzerland, it was important for me to find a way to compete Vancouver as well. Being a member of the UBC cycling […]

Wednesday Zumba Class Schedule & Location Change

Wednesday’s Zumba class (for Free Week and ongoing) will be rescheduled to 6:30-7:25pm in the SRC Studio due to instructor availability. (Previous time and location was 5:30 – 6:25pm in the ARC Upper Studio) The digital schedules have all been updated to reflect this change. Any questions or concerns please contact fitness.programs@ubc.ca.

UBC REC Free Week (May 22-28, 2018)

Free Week is a chance for new and returning students, staff & faculty, and the general public to try out any instructor-led classes with UBC Recreation.  Try out as many classes as you want, for free! We welcome you to drop-in to fitness, yoga, Pilates, dance, martial arts, boot camps, and aquatics classes for free during the second […]

UBC to host big names during 2018 Zajac Jr Int’l

The 55th edition of the Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet will be hosted at the UBC Aquatic Centre June 1 – 3, 2018.  The event serves as the first leg of the West Coast Open Series. UBC Varsity Swimming Programs together with Vancouver Pacific Swim Club (VPSC) are co-hosts of the event along with […]

Free Week May 22-28

Free Week May 22-28

All free. All week. Try that fitness class you’ve always had your eye on, try something completely new, or check out our classes at the new Aquatic Centre! The key is to try classes during Free Week, then sign up for the ones you love!