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?

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Facility Hours

September 15, 2021

UBC Recreation’s Sports Facilities will have adjusted hours on Thursday, September 30, 2021 for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. We encourage guests to plan ahead if they are planning to visit our facilities.


No Spectators Permitted at the UBC Aquatic Centre

September 12, 2021

Although there is no proof of vaccination requirement at the UBC Aquatic Centre, please note that spectators are not currently permitted. A parent/guardian of a child under 8 years of age is permitted to accompany their child to the change room and to meet their lesson instructor for the purposes of registered swim lessons.


Steam & sauna rooms closed until further notice

August 28, 2021

Due to COVID-19 precautions, the steam and sauna rooms at the UBC Aquatic Centre are closed until further notice.