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.

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December Facility Announcements

Holiday Facility Hours

Over the holiday season, UBC Recreation facilities will have adjusted hours. Please check the holiday hours webpage for the most current facility schedule.

UBC Aquatic Centre Maintenance Closure

The yearly maintenance is scheduled for Dec 9, 2018 to Jan 3, 2019 inclusively. Please check the aquatics website for the most currently facility schedule.

SRC Drop-in Moved to War Memorial Gym

In December, exams will be taking place in the SRC Gyms and as a result we have moved drop-in sports to War Memorial Gym from December 2-20. Please visit the online schedule for the most up to date information.


Yoga Exam Pass

December 5th to December 15th, 2018

Don’t panic and relax this exam season! Get unlimited access to scheduled yoga classes from December 1st to December 15th with the new Student Yoga Exam Pass. These passes can be purchased at the SRC and ARC operations desks. Check the online schedule for all yoga class times.

Winter Intramural Leagues

Registration Deadline January 4-7, 2019

Intramural Leagues offer unique opportunities to have fun, be active, and make friends on campus! UBC Recreation offers leagues in: Soccer, Futsal, Ice Hockey, Dodgeball, Ultimate, Inner Tube Water Polo, Flag Football, Volleyball, and Basketball. Check out the online listing of leagues to learn more!

Plan Ahead for the Year with Seasonal Brochures

Pick-up a Brochure and See What is Available for the Winter Term

The winter seasonal brochure showcases all of the different programs available with UBC Recreation, as well as fun events happening in the winter term. Pick one up to help you decide on which classes to register for, and to see the schedule for each one! Brochures can be picked up at the SRC and ARC operations desks or view the online schedule.

On the Button Curling Bonspiel

January 13, 2019 | Register by January 8

HURRY HARD! Sweep those winter blues away with a fun night of curling. Whether it’s your first time on the ice or you’re a seasoned sweeper this tournament is a great way to try a national pastime. Spend the night bonding with friends by sweeping your way to victory! You can sign up for one of two different time slots!


January  17, 2019 | Register by January 14

Looking for a challenge of mind, body and team? Prefer “unconventional” activities? Then come play with us at Gladiator! This event is filled with non-stop action, guaranteed laughter and the crowning of UBC’s very own Gladiator. Teams of 6-10 compete in different Gladiator style activities. Get ready for lots of inflatable action in the SRC!


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