From intramural leagues and events like Storm the Wall, to our Birdcoop Fitness Centre, UBC Recreation has a long history of fun and unique activities that will enhance your university experience. Your student fees get you access to free public skating, swimming, drop-in sports, as well as discounted rates for recreation programs, classes, leagues, events, and memberships. From trying something you’ve never done before to keeping up your favourite fitness routine, UBC Recreation has something for you.

Free for UBC Students


Free Drop-In Sports


Free Drop-In Skating


Free Drop-In Swimming

Please Note: To enjoy your free drop-in opportunities, please visit the facility operations desk during scheduled drop-in times and present your valid UBC Student ID card.

Feature for Students

Summer Soccer League

Kick off your summer with the UBC Summer Soccer League!

6 on 6 + goalie soccer played at UBC’s beautiful Thunderbird Park. All games will be played on Wednesday Evenings between 6:00pm and 10:00pm rain or shine. Register today!

Spring and Summer Registration Open!

Register for spring and summer programming early!

Give yourself a head start on an exciting spring and summer by taking different fitness programs! Learn a new sport like tennis or try aqua fitness classes! Check out the different programs available!

Upcoming Student Employment and Involvement Opportunities

Join the UBC Camps Team!

Are you searching for a fun and rewarding job that will provide you with valuable experiences this summer? Look no further! UBC Camps is looking for individuals with a passion for youth as well as the necessary skills to provide top notch instruction. Join the UBC Camps Team as a Spring Break or Summer Camp Instructor in a variety of program areas such as Sports & Recreation, Adventure Programs, and more! Visit the camps page for more information about the roles available and how to apply!

Apply to be an Assistant Director on the 2019/2020 Student Intramural Team!

We offer a unique leadership development where students leave the program with leadership skills, extensive practical experience in a variety of fields, and memories that will last forever. No matter what your major is here at UBC, there is a role that can benefit you as well as your resume. Applications for the upcoming year will open on February 1st for the Marketing, Events, and Leagues departments. Learn more about the positions available and how to apply today!

Guided Walks with the Move U Crew

Join the Move U Crew every second Wednesday at noon at the Main Mall fountain for a free 45 minute guided walk. A great way to recharge mid-day and re-focus for the afternoon. Check out all the different walks happening this March!


Play Spring Hockey at UBC

Registration is Open for Spring TAHL

If you’re not ready to put away your sticks and gear for the summer, the Spring Thunderbird Adult Hockey League is here for you! Running from May through the end of July, this is the perfect way to extend your hockey season. Team and individual registration is available. Register today!

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