What’s Happening at Rec this November?

November is Thrive month! Join us for new and fun ways to get moving, while also supporting your mental, emotional, and physical health. Find out the many ways to thrive with UBC Rec.

Here’s a breakdown of all the fun things coming your way this November!

Gladiator | November 1 & 2

Register by October 29

Looking for a fun filled night consisting of inflatables and games? Then come play with us at Gladiator! This event is filled with non-stop action, guaranteed laughter, and moments you’ll remember throughout your time at UBC.

Thrive Events | November 3, 17, & 24

Free Events Hosted by UBC Recreation

During Thrive month, the UBC community comes together to learn about, talk about, and explore ways to support our mental health. Check out our free opportunities this month:

Fitness Membership Appreciation | November 8 & 9

For all members at UBC Recreation Fitness Centres

Check out the opportunity to speak with personal trainers, check your BMI, enjoy fun activities, and WIN some prizes!

Remembrance Day Reduced Hours | November 11 & 13

All Recreation & Sports Facilities

UBC Recreation’s Sports Facilities will have adjusted hours on Saturday, November 11, 2023, and Monday, November 13, 2023, in observance of Remembrance Day. We encourage guests to plan ahead if they are planning to visit our facilities.

Lunch & Lift | November 21

Meaning Making: Is there more to life than being happy?

This Lunch + Lift session will start with a 30-minute Pilates class followed by a workshop focused on the importance of meaning making led by the Counsellors in Residence. If you are interested in hearing different perspectives on finding meaning in our busy lives, this is the talk for you!

Winter Program Registration Opens November 21 & 22

Program Information Available Online | November 16

With activities ranging from fitness and tennis to skating/hockey and aquatics, UBC Recreation has something for everyone.

  • Nov 21 | Aquatics, Baseball, Fitness, Spring Break Camps, Get Moving, Rowing
  • Nov 22 | Tennis & Ice

Wellbeing Walks | November 8 & 22

FREE for UBC Students, Faculty, & Public

Enjoy a 45-minute walk that fits in perfectly between classes or at lunch break! Hosted by the Move-U-Crew, these walks are a great way to meet new people, explore the campus, have some fun, and get moving. Registration in advance in required.

Gutterball Bowling | November 26

Register by November 21

Have some time to spare? If so, Gutterball Bowling is right up your alley! Join us for a night to remember at Grandview Lanes.

Fitness Exam Pass On Sale | November 30 @ 1:00 PM

Valid from Dec 1 – 16

This fitness membership special is offered during final exam season, allowing students to keep a healthy balance during stressful times. With this purchase of this pass, group fitness classes are unlimited.

Getting involved with UBC Recreation is the perfect way to balance your course load and create lifelong memories. Make sure to keep up with everything that’s happening with UBC Recreation by following us on Instagram (@ubcrec)