Proof of Vaccination Now Required

Due to a recent change announced by the Provincial Health Officer, proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 using the BC Vaccine Card will be required to visit the UBC Aquatic Centre and to participate in any activities at this facility.

Happy Holidays!

The staff of the UBC Aquatic Centre wish students, faculty, staff, residents, athletes and community members the very best for this holiday season.  The past year (and then some) have presented us all with a number of challenges. That said, …

NOTICE: Accessible lifts temporarily unavailable

NOTICE: Accessible lifts temporarily unavailable

Guests of the UBC Aquatic Centre are to be advised that due to delays with the receipt of replacement parts, the accessible lifts are not currently available. This affects the permanent fixed lift for the Hot Tub, and the portable …

Become a Lifeguard!

Become a Lifeguard!

Lifeguarding is a rewarding job that you can work towards here at UBC!

Learn how to assess and respond to emergency situations, how to mitigate accidents, and most importantly, how to save lives. We offer all of these certifications at …

Winter 2022 Aquatics Reg Opens Nov 22

Winter 2022 Aquatics Reg Opens Nov 22

Get ready for winter programs!

Our programs for Winter (January – April 2022) are available for viewing online so that you and your friends and family can plan your pool-based activities in advance.

Registration opens on Monday, November 22 at

UPDATE: UBC Aquatic Centre Leisure Tank – Oct 7 Sessions Proceed as Normal

Update October 6, 2021 5:00 pm: The UBC Aquatic Centre Leisure Tank will resume operations starting Thursday, October 7. All scheduled sessions will proceed as normal. If you have any questions please reach out to aquatic.centre@ubc.ca

The UBC Aquatic …

Safety updates: Face masks & vaccines

In response to the BC Public Health Officer announcement of Tuesday August 24, face masks are now required when indoor at all UBC Sport Facilities for persons aged 12 and older effective August 25.

The new orders stipulate masks are …

Updates & Impacts Due to COVID-19 Safety Protocols

In response to Step 3 of BC’s Restart plan and University guidance, a number of changes have being introduced at UBC’s sport facilities and through its recreation programs.

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