Fitness Memberships

How to Purchase a Membership

Follow these steps to purchase a membership for the fitness centres and group fitness 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 group fitness classes.

  • $40/term

    ARC, BirdCoop & Group Fitness Classes

    Unlimited access to all group fitness classes and the ARC & BirdCoop fitness centres

    Access Includes:

    • Access to all Group Fitness Classes (includes Boot Camps, Group Fitness Classes, Spin Classes, Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and Pilates Classes)
    • BirdCoop & ARC Fitness Centres
    • BirdCoop Climbing Cave

    Membership valid from May 1 – August 31, 2022

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
12-Month Membership $430.00 $430.00 $510.00
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 August 31, 2022.

Group 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.


Fitness Centre & Group Fitness Reservations

Reservations are not required for fitness centres and the BirdCoop Climbing Cave with the exception of the first session of each day (e.g. 6:30am weekdays will require a reservation). Reservations will be available online up to 2 days (e.g. for Wednesday sessions, bookings will be available on Monday) before the session start time.

For group fitness classes, online reservations will be available 24 hours prior to the start of each activity.

Members are limited to one booking per 24 hour period. If you are unable to attend a session, please ensure you cancel online.

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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 or cash, please come to the SRC to purchase during operating hours.
  • The purchase of a membership does not guarantee a spot in a fitness centre time slot or membership based class.