Winter Reg Opens Nov 22 @ 1:00pm

Get ready for winter programs! Registration opens on Monday, November 22 at 1:00 PM!

Check out the opportunities that await you in 2022, and try something new with UBC Recreation. Explore the following sections to help you plan for the new year!


Are you a UBC Student? UBC Students receive a variety of discounts and free programming across UBC Recreations programs! To learn more, visit here.


Free Week is back from January 10 – 16, join in on a huge variety of free instructor-led classes. Try street kickboxing, yoga, martial arts, spin class, boot camps…and more! 


Move UBC returns in February, and is university-wide mong long annual initiative to increase physical activity and reduce the time the UBC community spend being inactive.


After successfully returning Intramural programs back on campus this term, we are bringing you even more opportunities to get involved this winter! For a full break down on what’s available in Term 2, visit here.


UBC Thunderbirds Sport Clubs (TSC) are, Athletics and Recreation’s newest competitive option for UBC student athletes. Many teams compete throughout the summer – keep up to date on their accomplishments!


Drop-In Opportunities

Drop-in sports and activities provide an easy way to be physically active with no time commitment. UBC Recreation offers a variety of activities on a daily basis across campus (all equipment will be provided for, or can be rented from the facility). Enjoy the flexibility of drop-in opportunities, and check out what’s available:

Discounts are available for UBC Students, UBC Faculty & Staff, and UNA/CSC members. 

Discounts Available to UBC Students

Please note 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.

Facility Membership & Drop-In Fees:
  • Free drop-in swimming at the UBC Aquatic Centre including the steam room & sauna during public swim times
    • Includes free access to Drop-In Aqua Fitness Classes
    • $3 Student Swim Lessons for Beginners
    • Discounts on Adult Lessons, Advanced Programs, Certifications, and other Adult Aquatics Programs
    • UBC Students can enjoy access to drop-in student only swim times
  • Free drop-in public skating at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre
    • Discounts on other drop-in offerings like figure skating, stick & puck, or hockey
    • Discounts on skate rentals
    • Discounts on Learn to Skate & Hockey Programs
  • Discounts on fitness centre memberships at the BirdCoop & ARC
    • Discounts on fitness classes, boot camps, dance classes, martial arts classes, as well as yoga and Pilates classes
    • Discounts on personal training packages
  • Discounts on adult programs at the UBC Tennis Centre
    • Discounted Court Bookings during specific student hours
  • Free drop-in sports at the Student Recreation Centre and ARC

Get excited for 2022 with UBC Recreation! For any questions, please email