UBC Aquatic Centre Schedule

Important Updates for UBC Aquatic Centre Activities

An online login for UBC Recreation’s new registration system is required. If you have not recently set up a new login, please follow the link below prior to registering or dropping in for any Aquatic swim sessions.

Children 12 years old and under who are attending a swim session must have a participating adult in the water with them. Children 7 and under must be within arm’s reach of an adult.

Groups (including school groups) of more than 10 people must book in advance. Please email aquatic.centre@ubc.ca for more information

Pre-registered bookings are permitted to enter the facility 10 minutes prior to the start of their swim session.

Drop-in entries are permitted to enter the facility at the start of the drop-in swim session. Advance access is not permitted.

The UBC Aquatic Centre has four separate tanks that can accommodate a variety of programming options:

  • Leisure Pool: is accessible via stairs or a ramp with a temperature of 89-90°F (31-32°C).  Depth ranges from 0.9m to 1.22m. 
  • Recreation Pool: is a 25m pool accessible via ramp with a temperature of 81-82°F (27-28°C).  Depth ranges from 1.07m – 4.5m. 
  • Competition Pool: is 50m by 25m with 1m movable bulkhead (facilitated lift access available upon request) with a temperature of 78-80°F (26-27°C).  Depth throughout the pool is 2.4m, for the full list of facility amenities click here.

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Please note that the schedules are subject to change due to unexpected circumstances and we encourage you to bookmark and reference this schedule prior to any visit. In the event of an unscheduled closure this calendar is the first place that we update.

Online Reservations & Drop-In

Some activities and sessions are available for advanced booking using the online registration system. These sessions help ensure entry to visitors during peak periods.

  • REGISTER – Online registration is required. If capacity permits walk-in guests, they will be asked to complete their booking using the online registration. Reservations are available up to 24 hours prior to each session start time.
  • DROP-IN – Entry is first-come, first-serve and subject to venue capacity.

Facilities

  • Leisure Pool: Accessible via stairs or a ramp with a temperature of 89-90°F (31-32°C).  Depth ranges from 0.9m to 1.22m. 
  • Recreation Pool: A 25m-length pool accessible via ramp with a temperature of 81-82°F (27-28°C).  Depth ranges from 1.07m – 4.5m. 
  • Competition Pool: A 50m-length by 25m-wide tank with 1m movable bulkhead with a temperature of 78-80°F (26-27°C). Facilitated lift access is available upon request.   Depth throughout the pool is 2.4m,

Activities

  • Length Swim: Length Swim is for lap swim only. Swimmers 13 years or older who are comfortable in deep water are welcome to participate in length swim at the UBC Aquatic Centre.
  • Aqua Fitness:
  • Shallow Deep Aquafit: Swimmers 13 years or older who are comfortable in deep water are welcome to participate in Shallow Aquafitness at the UBC Aquatic Centre.
  • Community Swim: Community Swims are open to all ages and abilities. All children aged 7 and under must be accompanied by a participating adult or youth, at least 16 years of age, responsible for the direct supervision of the child and actively swimming within arm’s reach at all times.
  • Student Only Swim:
  • Training Swim: Training swim time are for swimmers comfortable in fast or express swim lanes only. Swimmers must be 16 years or older.

Memberships & Access

  • Length Swim Member:
  • Training Swim Member
  • Swim member/student access
  • Toonie Swim UBC Staff/Faculty:

New Pricing Effective September 1, 2022

  UBC Student UBC Faculty & Staff  UNA/CSC
Adult
Public
Adult
UNA/CSC
Infant
(0-2)
Public
Infant
(0-2)
UNA/CSC
Child (3-12)
Public
Child
(3-12)
UNA/CSC
Youth
(13-18)
Public
Youth
(13-18) 
UNA/CSC
Senior 
(65+)
Public
Senior
(65+)
10-Visit Pass N/A $58.50 $58.50 $61.00 $34.25 $37.25 $34.25 $37.25 $45.00 $48.75 $38.50 $41.75
1 Month Pass N/A $73.00 $67.50 $79.50 $38.00 $44.50 $38.00 $44.50 $50.50 $59.50 $42.75 $49.50
4 Month Pass N/A $180.00 $180.75 $204.75 $88.25 $102.25 $88.25 $102.25 $114.25 $130.50 $91.75 $109.00
1 Year Pass N/A $418.00 $434.25 $484.50 $211.50 $232.00 $211.50 $232.00 $274.50 $310.50 $220.50 $289.50
Single Visit N/A $6.25 $6.00 $6.75 $3.25 $4.00 $3.25 $4.00 $4.50 $5.25 $3.75 $4.50

 

Click here for more information on memberships, rates, and single session fees.