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Safety Updates at the UBC Aquatic Centre

In addition to the recent, general changes introduced across UBC’s sport facilities and recreation programs, the UBC Aquatic Centre is also introducing several changes effective July 12:

  • Men’s & women’s change rooms re-opening
  • Hot tub re-opening (capacity = 15

Safety Updates at UBC’s Fitness Centres

In addition to the recent, general changes introduced across UBC’s sport facilities and recreation programs, the BirdCoop and ARC Fitness Centres are also introducing several changes:

  • Partner workouts and spotters are permitted
  • Day-use lockers are available; however, a personal

Everything you need to know about joining a Thunderbirds Sport Club!

Everything you need to know about joining a Thunderbirds Sport Club!

So what is “TSC” anyways? 

UBC Thunderbird Sport Clubs is a highly competitive student-led athletic program that aims to make competitive sport more accessible on campus. Home to over 300 student-athletes across 14 different teams, becoming a UBC Thunderbird and …

Move U Crew 5-Day Challenge

Move U Crew 5-Day Challenge

From July 12 to July 16, your Move U Crew is challenging you to get active and get moving in a variety of ways! Each day will have a different challenge for you to complete for a chance to win …

Olympic Team Making Final Preparations at UBC

Olympic Team Making Final Preparations at UBC

The UBC Aquatic Centre is pleased to be hosting Swimming Canada’s Olympic Team (July 3-16) prior to their departure for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Summer Games (July 23 – Aug. 8, 2021).

The 2020 Canadian Olympic Swimming Trials were …

Step 3 Changes to be Introduced on July 12

Step 3 Changes to be Introduced on July 12

UBC Athletics & Recreation is preparing for Step 3 of BC’s Restart Plan. Over the course of the upcoming week, we are expecting additional information from local health and sporting authorities that will guide us through the next step. Please …

Thinking of joining a team on Campus? Look no further!

Thinking of joining a team on Campus? Look no further!

Finding Your Team!

Whether it be varsity sport, Thunderbirds Sport Clubs or Intramurals, UBC boasts over 45 competitive teams to choose from at UBC, and the possibilities seem endless. Cracking a roster may be difficult at times, but all UBC …

Canada Day Holiday Hours

Canada Day Holiday Hours

UBC Recreation’s Sports Facilities will have adjusted hours on July 1 for Canada Day. We encourage guests to plan ahead if they are planning to visit our facilities.

Hours listed are when staff are available to contact by phone and

UBC Aquatic Centre Re-opens June 22

The UBC Aquatic Centre Annual Preventative Maintenance Closure (APMC) has allowed facility staff, trades, contractors to perform important work on the building and aquatic systems. We look forward to having you back in the space to enjoy the amenities as …