All children should experience the positive benefits of recreational activity. UBC Recreation offers the University community’s youth an extraordinary experience to be active and participate. Choose from rowing, hockey, swimming, tennis, and many other activities. If you’re a member of the University Neighbourhoods Association (UNA) or hold a valid Utown Community Services Card (CSC) you’re also eligible for discounts!


Features for Youth

Fall Pro D Day Camps

Registration Now Open for November 9, 2018

Pro D Day Camps follow the Vancouver School Board calendar. Join us for a day of fun and engaging Pro-D Day activities, such as sports and games, arts and crafts, and exciting attractions on UBC campus. To learn more view our webpage, and sign up today!

Lace Up for Kids

November 15, 2018

Join us to lace up, skate and celebrate at the 11th annual Lace Up for Kids. Help us support BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Funds raised from this year’s event will support rare disease research. Join us in fundraising on a team, or on your own. Everyone is welcome to join us on the big day for a silent auction, skating, food and much more! To learn more check out the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation website, or contact Alex Northey the UBC Recreation Coordinator at alex.northey@ubc.ca.

Winter Break Camps

Registration Now Open

Get out of the cold this Winter Break, and keep your child active with a fun filled week or day camp! Camps range from December 22 – January 11, for ages 3-18. Check out some of the featured camps offered this winter! To learn more view our webpage, and sign up today!

Family Fun Weekends

UBC Aquatic Centre 

Drop-in to the UBC Aquatic Centre with the whole family for weekend fun for all ages! The UBC Aquatic Centre has an inflatable course (Witbit) that is fun for everyone, and is used on the weekends. Check out the online schedule to see when the Witbit is out!

Kids & Youth Swimming Lessons

The UBC Aquatic Centre

Swimming is an important life skill that all children should learn at a young age. The UBC Aquatic Centre offers lessons for children of all ages and levels whether you’re looking to advance the water knowledge of your infant, school age, or teenager – there’s a program for you! Access a full listing of classes and information here!

Kids Winter Learn to Skate Programs

Registration is Open Now

UBC Recreation offers youth ice programs for children ages 3 to 12! All of our youth programs are set out to provide participants with a progressive pathway to skating and hockey development. Check out a full listing of classes, and register here!

Junior Thunderbirds ID Camp | UBC Recreation


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