Proof of Vaccination Now Required

Due to a recent change announced by the Provincial Health Officer, proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 using the BC Vaccine Card will be required to visit the UBC Aquatic Centre and to participate in any activities at this facility. Please also be prepared to present government photo ID for verification against your BC Vaccine Card . This requirement is effective for all visits beginning on or after December 23, 2021.

At this time, UBC Athletics & Recreation’s current restrictions are:

  • Proof of full vaccination and verification through government identification is required of all persons aged 12 and older except for:
    • Indoor youth programs
  • Masks are required of all persons aged 5 and older when indoors except while performing physical activity
  • Some venues and programs remain only accessible with an advanced reservation.

More information about proof of vaccination requirements


Holiday Hours: Please note that the UBC Aquatic Centre is scheduled to be closed from Dec 23-26. The facility is also operating at reduced hours throughout December and early January, so please check the facility schedule online for updated information and hours of operation.

Updated facility hours – Dec. 21 – Jan. 22


COVID-19 Safety: UBC Recreation monitors and adjusts its COVID-19 safety measures in accordance with local health authorities and provincial sports organizations. Be sure to check out the latest updates on COVID-19 safety before each visit.

More information about COVID-19 updates