FREE Week January 6 – 12, OPEN HOUSE Jan 8

Hello and happy new year! 

UBC Recreation’s Free Week (Jan. 6 – 12) offers a variety of opportunities for you to try different classes and activities. Open to students, staff & faculty, and the public, programs and events happen in each of the Recreation facilities across campus. You won’t want to miss out! No experience is required for any of the classes and all abilities are welcome! Click here for details.

The UBC Aquatic Centre Open House is Wednesday January 8 (5-7pm)

Come check out everything that the UBC Aquatic Centre has to offer! There will be games, snacks, and much more! Be sure to bring your swim suit, a towel, and a loonie or quarter for a locker if you want to get in the water. Or if you’d prefer just come check-out the info booth in the lobby. Are you interested in putting your little one into swim lessons? We’ll be hosting a lesson info session that evening.

Wednesday January 8 activities include:

  • FREE drop-in swim (5pm to close) – space permitting
  • Swim Lesson Parent Information Session (arrive at 5:45pm) Register online (barcode 85731),
  • Swim to Survive (5-7pm)
  • Lazy River races (5pm onwards)
  • Hydro Board sampler classes (5-6pm)
  • Aqua Zumba class (6-7pm)
  • Coached performance swim sampler drop-in (5pm & 6pm)
  • Water basketball drop-in game (7-8pm)
  • Innertube water polo (8-9pm)
  • Meet Thunderbirds athletes (swimming)!  Come meet and get autographs from our national champions!


Please click here for details and to let us know you’ll be joining us  (not required but preferred as space may be limited)