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?

UPDATE: UBC Traffic & Construction

September 26, 2022

Know before you go. See details within for the latest traffic and construction updates as well as the best options for drop-off and pick-up of guests.


National Day for Truth & Reconciliation Reduced Hours

September 16, 2022

UBC Recreation’s sports facilities will have adjusted hours on Friday, September 30, 2022 in observance of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Please plan ahead if you are planning to visit our facilities.


Sep 19 Program Updates & Facility Hours

September 15, 2022

Although September 19 is an observed day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II’s passing, to minimize disruption to patrons all of UBC Recreation’s scheduled lessons, programs, and rentals will proceed as planned. Some facilities may have modified facility hours and reduced drop-in schedules.


CLOSURE NOTICE: Sat. Sept. 10 – Staff Training

September 9, 2022

UBC Aquatic Centre is closed Saturday September 10 in order to facilitate In-Service staff training for the 100+ student-staff who work at the facility.


2023 ‘Swim Transition’ Info Sessions & Course Conversion

September 2, 2022

Learn about upcoming information sessions for the 2023 ‘Swim Transition’ to the Lifesaving Society’s Swim for Life program, and view the swim lesson conversion chart.