Welcome to UBC Recreation Fitness & Classes

UBC Fitness Programs are dedicated to the health and wellbeing of the UBC Community. We have two fitness facilities: The BirdCoop Fitness Centre and the ARC Fitness Centre. These facilities offer gym memberships, women’s only fitness times, a variety of fitness classes, as well as personal training for individuals of all fitness levels. Access to facility requires advanced registration.

What’s New?

Face Masks Required at ALL TIMES in the Fitness Centres – Effective Immediately

April 8, 2021

As a result of the newest Provincial guidelines relating to indoor individual exercise, effective immediately all patrons are required to wear non-medical face masks at all times. Please note that this extends the previous requirements for mask use in the fitness facilities.


Stay Active in April with UBC Recreation

March 31, 2021

With the recent impacts from the revised Provincial Health Orders on March 29 that suspends all indoor adult group fitness activities through April 19. UBC Recreation is bringing you different fun and free ways to get involved this April.


Help us Design the New Recreation Fitness Centre

March 22, 2021

The New Recreation Centre is looking for suggestions from users like you. Help us plan the new fitness program by completing the survey!