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.