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?

Summer ’24 | North Parkade Delays & Traffic Pattern Change

June 27, 2024

Ongoing construction around North Parkade throughout the summer will result in delays and detours.


Fall 2024 Programs | Reg Opens July 9 & 10

June 27, 2024

Look ahead to fall 2024 with UBC Recreation! Public program registration opens on July 9 & 10 at 1:00 PM, and UBC Student program registration opens on Aug 21 & Sep 4 at 1:00 PM


Canada Day Reduced Hours

June 17, 2024

UBC Recreation’s Sports Facilities will have adjusted hours on Monday, July 1 for Canada Day.


Mel Zajac Jr. Swim Meet | Jun 21 – 23

June 6, 2024

Join us for the 59th Annual Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet at the UBC Aquatic Centre! Grab your tickets, witness world-class swimmers in action, and participate in the autograph session!


Aquatic Centre Facility Closure | June 21 – 23

May 31, 2024

The UBC Aquatic Centre will be closed to the public Friday, June 21 – Sunday, June 23, 2024 to host the Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet. The facility will return to our regular programming as of Monday, June 24, 2024.