Aquatics

Changes effective Tuesday August 3

Building upon the changes introduced Monday July 12, visitors to the UBC Aquatic Centre will see additional changes effective Tuesday August 3, 2021:

Lane configurations and swimming capacities will increase:

  • Length swim: 4 swimmers per single 25m short-course (SC) lane;

British Columbia Day Holiday Hours

British Columbia Day Holiday Hours

UBC Recreation’s Sports Facilities will have adjusted hours on August 2 for British Columbia 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

Safety Updates for the UBC Aquatic Centre

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

  • Men’s & women’s change rooms open
  • Hot tub open (capacity = 15 people)

Drowning Prevention Week: July 18 – 24, 2021

Drowning Prevention Week: July 18 – 24, 2021

July and August mean sunny skies, busy beaches and lots of people out on the water. While rivers, lakes, and oceans may provide a way to escape the heat this summer, July and August also see a spike in drowning

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 …

Fall Programs – Registration Opens July 5!

Fall Programs – Registration Opens July 5!

Get ready for Fall Programs! Registration opens on July 5 at 1:00pm!

Student programming and additional fall programs will be announced in late July, and open for registration in early August.

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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 …

Cheer on Thunderbirds to compete at Olympic Trials!

Cheer on Thunderbirds to compete at Olympic Trials!

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 …

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 …