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, climbing cave, a variety of fitness classes, as well as personal training for individuals of all fitness levels. 

What’s New?

Reduced Hours | Dec ’22 to Jan ’23

November 16, 2022

Please note that all UBC Recreation Sport Facilities will have adjusted hours from December 2022 to January 2023. We encourage guests to plan ahead when visiting our facilities. ARC Fitness CentreDecember 1 – 23, 2022: Regular Hours Mon – Fri: 6:30 AM …


Winter Program Registration Now Open

November 16, 2022

Look ahead to 2023 with UBC Recreation! Program registration opens on Monday, November 21 at 1:00 PM! Check out the opportunities that await you in 2023, and try something new with UBC Recreation. Explore the following program areas to help you plan fo …


Remembrance Day Reduced Hours

November 10, 2022

UBC Recreation’s sports facilities will have adjusted hours on Friday, November 11, 2022 in observance of Remembrance Day. Please plan ahead if you are planning to visit our facilities.


ARC Fitness Centre Closure | Nov 10 – 13

November 4, 2022

Due to REC North construction, no heat and water will be running in the Life Building from Thursday, November 10, 2022 to Sunday, November 13, 2022. As a results, the ARC Fitness Centre will be closed during this time, and will re-open as normal on Monday, November 14, 2022.