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NOW HIRING: Intramurals Assistant Directors for 2019/2020

NOW HIRING: Intramurals Assistant Directors for 2019/2020

Calling all UBC students! UBC Recreation Intramurals is hiring! If you are looking for a new student leadership opportunity, and are passionate about sports, event management, photography, or social media, then Intramurals has the opportunities and community you are looking for! 120 volunteer student staff strong for over 50 years, Intramurals organizes iconic events such […]

Gwangju Canada’s most successful FINA World Championships ever

Congratulations to Swimming Canada’s athletes, coaches, and support staff for their success at the most recently completed 18th FINA World Championships – Gwangju 2019 – South Korea July 12 – 28, 2019. While Canada saw success in the other disciplines, the Canadian pool swimmers ended the competition with a team record two gold and six bronze, all […]

New Fitness & Classes Memberships

It’s here! Launching September 1, enjoy unlimited access to 29 weekly boot camps and 14 weekly spin classes for 16 weeks each term as part of the New Student Boot Camps & Spin Membership. For Staff, Faculty, CSC/UNA Residents, and Public users, access to boot camps and spin classes is included in the purchase of […]

2019 Drowning Report – British Columbia

2019 Drowning Report – British Columbia

INFOGRAPHIC – 2019 Drowning Prevention Report – British Columbia The Lifesaving Society is a national, charitable organization working to prevent drowning and reduce water-related injury through our training programs, Water Smart® public education, drowning research and aquatic safety standards. The Lifesaving Society certifies Canada’s National Lifeguards and we work very closely with the regional affiliate […]

SUBC competing internationally this summer

The SUBC (UBC Submarine Design Team) is competing at international events this summer in both the US and the UK. Article via Ubyssey The team at the UBC Aquatic Centre wish SUBC the very best of luck!

British Columbia Day Holiday Hours

British Columbia Day Holiday Hours

Many of UBC Recreation’s facilities will be closed or have modified hours for the British Columbia Day Weekend. Plan ahead and check the hours of the facility before your visit!

July 2019 newsletter – SUMMER!

July 2019 newsletter – SUMMER!

The UBC Aquatic Centre has a wide range of programming options to keep you refreshed and active this summer. Our team is keen to support you and your family’s health, fitness, and recreation goals. This edition of our newsletter includes updates on DPW, lessons, international events, swimmer profile, new product, new fall initiatives, key dates, […]

Tennis Talk – July 2019

This year’s Wimbledon Championships has already delivered a slew of storylines, with even more drama potentially on the way! Tennis fans around the world are in for a treat as Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will square off for the first time at Wimbledon since the epic 2008 Wimbledon Final in the Gentlemen’s Singles semifinals. […]

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Drowning Prevention Week 2019

Canada faces a major problem – and a preventable one: Almost 500 people die every year from drowning. Whereas approximately 1% of all water-related fatalities occur in a setting supervised by lifeguards (* 2019 Drowning Report – British Columbia; 2018 Canadian Drowning Report), our team at the UBC Aquatic Centre is nonetheless committed to drowning […]