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Announcement: Outdoor Court Closing

Please note that our Outdoor Court will be officially closing on October 1st for the Winter season. If you would like to book the outdoor court before it closes, please call our Operations Desk at 604-822-2505 to book by September 30th. We hope you have enjoyed playing on the court this summer and look forward […]

UPDATE: Skylight – 25m Recreation Tank

This update is to provide context on the temporary and partial closure of the 25m Recreation Tank (evening of Sept. 18 to Sept. 25 inclusively). It was identified late in the day on Wednesday Sept. 18 that a skylight above the 25m Recreation Tank was shattered. Whereas we can appreciate that the temporary and partial […]

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

ARC Fitness Centre Saturday October 12: 10:00am – 8:00pm (Regular Hours) Sunday October 13: 12:00pm – 7:00pm (Regular Hours) Monday October 14: 12:00pm – 5:00pm UBC Aquatic Centre Saturday October 12: 8:00am – 9:00pm (Regular Hours) Sunday October 13: 8:00am – 5:00pm (new – early closure due to staff illness) Monday October 14: 10:00am – 2:00pm BirdCoop […]

Tennis Student Night

Tennis Student Night

The Student Tennis Night is an exclusive opportunity for current UBC Students. Find other tennis players on campus at a similar level, chat with our coaches, learn about all the perks UBC Students get at the UBC Tennis Centre, and have a blast with your friends and classmates!

Drop-In Swimming and Free Classes

Drop-In Swimming and Free Classes

The UBC Aquatic Centre offers a wide variety of free and discounted options for UBC students. This facility is a place where you can drop by before, after, or in between classes to relax, get some physical activity, or socialize with classmates and friends.

Great Trek Festival

Great Trek Festival

UBC is excited to announce a new festival that celebrates the tradition of student leadership and advocacy, and recognizes the rich history of the Musqueam people on the lands of the UBC Vancouver campus. Beginning in the fall of 2019, the university will host an annual Great Trek Festival that brings together UBC Vancouver’s diverse campus history.

Photo Cred: Jarek Tan

Welcome to Gladiator

Start your term off right, and join us for a competition of epic proportions! Gladiator features large inflatables and a variety of challenges to test your abilities. Gather 6-10 friends, register your team and rise to the challenge.

Fitness Member Appreciation Month

Fitness Member Appreciation Month

Thank you for being a Member at UBC Recreation! As a valued patron of the Student Recreation Centre & ARC Fitness Centres and Fitness Classes, please enjoy the special events throughout the academic year.

UBC’s Kickstart a Heart

UBC’s Kickstart a Heart

October 16 is World Restart a Heart Day. Be part of this day by learning to save a life with hands-on CPR and AED training! Free 40-minute sessions will be held in the UBC Life Building conversation space. Please note this is not a certification granting course.

April St. Pierre and Ashley Lloyd celebrating after their 1st and 2nd place overall finishes.

UBC TSC Triathlon Wrap Up Their Season with the Vancouver Triathlon and Cultus Lake Triathlon

Every year, the back to school season brings excitement for UBC TSC Triathlon because it means recruitment is just around the corner. Before that could begin, however, some of the returning athletes continued a three year tradition and raced in the Vancouver Triathlon and Cultus Lake Triathlon.  In the Vancouver Triathlon, Ethan White came 4th […]