Fitness Memberships

Fitness Centres Memberships Notice

Last updated May 25, 2021 1:36 pm

Fitness centre memberships for the spring/summer will be available for purchase online beginning April 29 at 10:00am. Single session reservations are currently unavailable at this time.

All fitness centre memberships include access to all Group Fitness Classes (includes Boot Camps, Group Fitness Classes, Spin Classes, Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and Pilates Classes) as Covid guidelines permit.

Please note that due to COVID-19 precautions, new restrictions on class sizes and the maximum capacities at fitness centres are in place:

  • 3000 available fitness workout spots per week
  • 120 available yoga & Pilates class spots per week

How to Purchase a Membership

Follow these steps to purchase a membership and register for available workout sessions or classes:

  1. Memberships are available for purchase online. UBC Recreation is using a new registration system; an online login will be required for all activities. If you have not recently set up a new login, please follow the link below to connect your CWL to or create a UBC Recreation online login.


  1. Save money and purchase a membership. Please note, if you do not purchase a membership you can still register for individual classes and workout sessions.

$40/term

Fitness Centre Membership

Two fitness centres with over 16,000 sq. ft of equipment

Access includes:

  • BirdCoop & ARC Fitness Centres
  • NEW | Access to all Group Fitness Classes (includes Boot Camps, Group Fitness Classes, Spin Classes, Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and Pilates Classes) as Covid guidelines permit

Fitness Classes &  Fitness Centre Memberships are valid within the term of purchase. “Term” is a set of four months; either September – December, January – April, or May – August. To qualify for the UBC Student rate, a UBC Student must be enrolled in courses and paying/paid the Athletics & Recreation student fee. A delay of up to 24 hours after connecting a UBC Recreation login with a UBC CWL may occur before UBC Students are eligible for student rates and programs.

  UBC Faculty & Staff UNA/CSC Public  
4-Month Membership $180.00 $180.00 $205.00
1-Month Membership $49.00 $49.00 $52.00

5 Visit Pass1 ,2 $42.00 $42.00 $46.00

15 Visit Passes can be used for any drop-in fitness class or the Arc and/or BirdCoop Fitness Centres. 

25 Visit Class Passes expires on December 31, 2021.

Fitness classes are automatically included in Fitness Centre Memberships for Faculty & Staff and the Public. Access includes all Boot Camps, Group Fitness Classes, Spin Classes, Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and Pilates classes.


  1. Register for an available fitness class or fitness centre session.

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Important Information regarding UBC Recreation Memberships:

  • Memberships can be purchased online and require a VISA or Mastercard. If you are looking to use debit /cash please book an in-person Customer Service Time.
  • All Boot Camps, Spin, Yoga, and Pilates classes are first come, first served based on pre registration capacity of the class.
  • The purchase of a membership does not guarantee a spot in a fitness centre time slot or membership based class.

Fitness Centres Memberships Notice

Last updated May 25, 2021 1:36 pm

Fitness centre memberships for the spring/summer will be available for purchase online beginning April 29 at 10:00am. Single session reservations are currently unavailable at this time.

All fitness centre memberships include access to all Group Fitness Classes (includes Boot Camps, Group Fitness Classes, Spin Classes, Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and Pilates Classes) as Covid guidelines permit.

Please note that due to COVID-19 precautions, new restrictions on class sizes and the maximum capacities at fitness centres are in place:

  • 3000 available fitness workout spots per week
  • 120 available yoga & Pilates class spots per week

How to Purchase a Membership

Follow these steps to purchase a membership and register for available workout sessions or classes:

  1. Memberships are available for purchase online. UBC Recreation is using a new registration system; an online login will be required for all activities. If you have not recently set up a new login, please follow the link below to connect your CWL to or create a UBC Recreation online login.


  1. Save money and purchase a membership. Please note, if you do not purchase a membership you can still register for individual classes and workout sessions.

$40/term

Fitness Centre Membership

Two fitness centres with over 16,000 sq. ft of equipment

Access includes:

  • BirdCoop & ARC Fitness Centres
  • NEW | Access to all Group Fitness Classes (includes Boot Camps, Group Fitness Classes, Spin Classes, Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and Pilates Classes) as Covid guidelines permit

Fitness Classes &  Fitness Centre Memberships are valid within the term of purchase. “Term” is a set of four months; either September – December, January – April, or May – August. To qualify for the UBC Student rate, a UBC Student must be enrolled in courses and paying/paid the Athletics & Recreation student fee. A delay of up to 24 hours after connecting a UBC Recreation login with a UBC CWL may occur before UBC Students are eligible for student rates and programs.

  UBC Faculty & Staff UNA/CSC Public  
4-Month Membership $180.00 $180.00 $205.00
1-Month Membership $49.00 $49.00 $52.00

5 Visit Pass1 ,2 $42.00 $42.00 $46.00

15 Visit Passes can be used for any drop-in fitness class or the Arc and/or BirdCoop Fitness Centres. 

25 Visit Class Passes expires on December 31, 2021.

Fitness classes are automatically included in Fitness Centre Memberships for Faculty & Staff and the Public. Access includes all Boot Camps, Group Fitness Classes, Spin Classes, Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and Pilates classes.


  1. Register for an available fitness class or fitness centre session.

Info Icon

Important Information regarding UBC Recreation Memberships:

  • Memberships can be purchased online and require a VISA or Mastercard. If you are looking to use debit /cash please book an in-person Customer Service Time.
  • All Boot Camps, Spin, Yoga, and Pilates classes are first come, first served based on pre registration capacity of the class.
  • The purchase of a membership does not guarantee a spot in a fitness centre time slot or membership based class.