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?

“Swim Transition” : Changes coming to swim lessons & lifeguard training

January 19, 2022

On Tuesday January 11, 2022, the Canadian Red Cross (CRC) announced a significant change to their core operations and programs such that they will wind down its involvement in all swim and lifeguard programming. The “Swim Transition” will see swimming …


Jan 19 | Membership Services Unavailable

January 19, 2022

Today’s slowdowns and unavailability of online membership and registration services is now fixed. 


Upcoming Changes @ UBC Aquatic Centre

January 6, 2022

Due to the effects of the Omicron variant, temporary changes are being introduced to the schedule and operations at the UBC Aquatic Centre.


What’s Open for Jan 2022

January 4, 2022

Here’s a quick run down of what’s open and available for activities when you visit UBC’s Sport Facilities in the upcoming weeks. 


Proof of Vaccination Now Required

December 23, 2021

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.