UBC Aquatic Centre

6080 Student Union Blvd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Tel: 604-822-4501
Email: aquatic.centre@ubc.ca

Hours of Operation

September 6 – December 23*

  • Mon – Fri: 6:30AM – 9:30PM
  • Sat: 6:30AM – 8:30PM
  • Sun: 7:30AM – 8:30PM

*September 9: Closed (Staff Training Day)

 *All dates/times subject to change 

Holidays: visit the Holiday Hours page for updates

Please be aware that the hours of operation listed on our contact page, are only for the hours when the Operations Desk is staffed and operational.  For specific details when the various tanks, amenities and programs are available, all guests and facility users are encouraged to consult the UBC Aquatic Centre Schedule prior to any visit.  

Virtual Facility Tours

Check out our Welcome Back to the UBC Aquatic Centre video to familiarize yourself with the new layout and protocols.

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How to Get Here

The new UBC Aquatic Centre is located next to the Student Recreation Centre and the War Memorial Gym. The quickest ways to get here are walking, cycling, and public transit. You can download a map to print-off prior to your visit, or view the directions below. If you are driving, access via Student Union Blvd is recommended, and you have the following options for parking (points are also on the Google Map above).
  • Drop-off only: Pick-up and drop-off can be facilitated via the following.
      • West end of the Student Union Blvd turn-around (note: do not park or leave your vehicle unattached in this area)
      • University Blvd Lot (do not leave your vehicle unattended in this area without parking)
  • For short-term parking (up to 2 hours):
      • The North Parkade now has 60 spots signed and available for visitors to the north precinct of campus.
      • University Blvd Lot has 100+ short-term parking spots within very close proximity to the UBC Aquatic Centre.
      • Thunderbird Parking provides overflow parking Parkade
  • Visiting us for longer than 2 hours?
      • The North Parkade also has plenty of stalls for day parking. For information about rates and hours, please see UBC Parking.
Note: Due to construction in area, we encourage visitors to allow for extra time for their trips.