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?

Victoria Day Holiday Hours

May 7, 2021

UBC Sports Facilities will have adjusted hours for the upcoming Victoria Day Weekend on May 22 – 24. 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 and email …


15% Off 12-Pack Personal Training Sessions | May 1 – 31

May 1, 2021

With summer just around the corner, enjoy 15% off 12-pack of Personal Training sessions during the month of May! Let our trainers design a long-term strategy to help you reach your fitness and health goals this spring.


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.