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?

Cheer on Thunderbirds to compete at Olympic Trials!

June 22, 2021

From YVR to YYZ towards HND. Swimming Canada is hosting the 2020 Olympic Trials in Toronto, ON June 19 – 23 , 2021. The UBC Aquatic Centre congratulates the following members of the UBC Thunderbirds Swimming Teams who have been invited to compete at th …


UBC Aquatic Centre Re-opens June 22

June 18, 2021

As we near the conclusion of our annual maintenance, we want to share that the UBC Aquatic Centre re-opens on June 22.


Annual Preventative Maintenance Closure: May 21 – June 20

May 26, 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