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?

Spring & Summer Programs Now Open

February 23, 2021

Spring & Summer programs have arrived! Browse the available programs; registration opens on March 1 at 1:00 pm.


Annual Preventative Maintenance Closure: May 21 – June 20

February 19, 2021

The UBC Aquatic Centre will be closed for its Annual Preventative Maintenance Closure (aka “shutdown”) from May 21 – June 20 inclusive. During the APMC, the UBC Aquatic Centre will be closed to all visitors and programs


Supporting Canada’s Best Swimmers for Tokyo 2020

February 17, 2021

The UBC Aquatic Centre is home to Swimming Canada’s High Performance Centre – Vancouver and sees national team athletes training in the facility twice per day most days throughout the week.