Welcome to UBC Recreation Aquatics

Jump in to the new UBC Aquatic Centre for drop-in swimming, aquacize fitness classes, swimming lessons, springboard diving lessons, learn to scuba dive, advanced aquatics, and first aid courses.

What’s New?

Pool Access & Events | March 17 – 22

March 17, 2023

From March 17 – 22, UBC will be hosting two exciting events on campus. As these are large events it may cause delays when accessing the UBC Aquatic Centre.


Pool Maintenance Closure | Mar 24 at 5PM – Apr 23

March 9, 2023

The UBC Aquatic Centre will be closed for its Annual Preventative Maintenance Closure (aka “shutdown”) from March 24 at 5:00 PM – April 23 inclusive. During the APMC, the UBC Aquatic Centre will be closed to all visitors and programs


Pool Access & Tri-Du | March 4

March 3, 2023

Guests of the UBC Aquatic Centre are advised that on Saturday, March 4, the UBC Triathlon Duathlon will be taking place at the UBC Aquatic Centre! Patrons should be aware of the following impact on the pool’s accessibility during the event.


Upcoming Road Closures | March 4

March 1, 2023

This upcoming Saturday, March 4, 2023, the annual UBC Triathlon Duathlon will be taking place on campus. To support the course of this event, some significant road closures will be in place from 4:00AM-5:00PM on Saturday, March 4.


Thunderbirds National Champs (again)

February 27, 2023

UBC Thunderbirds Men’s swimming captures 6th consecutive U SPORTS National Title, Women claim silver