How can members of our community get involved in Recreation at UBC? With a vast selection of programs available for members of all ages, we strive to provide opportunities for all members of our community to get moving. There are also discounts available for members of the University Neighbourhoods Association and Utown Community Services Card (CSC) holders.


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Facility Announcements

Wesbrook Mall Road Closure

Access to the Student Recreation Centre, UBC Aquatic Centre, ARC at the UBC Life Building, and War Memorial Gym has been impacted by a closure on Wesbrook Mall between Student Union Boulevard and University Boulevard. This closure is expected to extend through May 2019 and the route is fully closed to all vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians. For more details, please visit the online map!

UBC Aquatic Centre Closure | Feb 18 – 23

The UBC Aquatic Centre is proud to host the 2019 U Sports Nationals. Please note that the drop-in schedule will be varied from its normal operations from February 18-20, and the entire facility will be closed to public swim from February 21-23. However, you can still come by and cheer on our UBC Thunderbirds as they compete! Visit the aquatics drop-in page for the most up to date schedule!

It’s Here! Summer Camp Registration Opens February!

Sign your Child up for a Summer to Remember!

UBC Camps offers a huge array of different types of camps to give your child the best possible experience for both skill development, learning, and enjoyment. Located at UBC’s beautiful Point Grey campus, be sure to check out the 165+ types of camps offered in everything from sport & recreation, to arts and music. Register today!

Free Tennis Beginner Workshop

Learn All About Tennis

Our Beginner Workshops on February 26th will feature two 1-hour sessions, at 6:00PM and 7:00PM. During the 1-hour session, you will spend 30 minutes on court and 30 minutes off court, discussing how to get involved in tennis, where to start with lessons, what equipment to use, and so much more! These free 1-hour workshops are in partnership with MoveUBC, a wellbeing initiative dedicated to get your moving and keep you active. Register today!

Celebrate the Opening of the UBC Aquatic Centre!

UBC Aquatic Centre 2ndAnniversary | Mar 2

We’re celebrating the 2nd anniversary of our opening with a free swim! We’ll bring the fun and you bring your family and friends. We’ll have the inflatable obstacle course set up, and there’ll be free aqua fitness samplers running throughout! Lots of exciting details will be released on the Facebook event leading up to the big day! RSVP on Facebook!

February is Move UBC Month!

Make Physical Activity a Family Affair

Move UBC is an annual campaign that encourages community members, staff, faculty, and students at UBC to move more throughout the month of February. Check out some of these events with you and your family in mind!

  • Family Drop-In Gymnastics | February 5
  • Parent & Tot Sport Ball | February 10
  • Intro to Cha Cha Dance Lesson | February 15
  • Kids Takeover UBC | February 17
  • Movement Through Gardening | February 23


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