UBC Recreation Free Week

Welcome to UBC Recreation Free Week! | May 19 – 25, 2020

Welcome to UBC Recreation’s Free Week where there will be a variety of opportunities for you to try different classes and activities from May 19 – 25. Open to Students, Staff & Faculty, and the public, programs and events happen in each of the Recreation facilities across campus. You won’t want to miss out! No experience is required for any of the classes and all abilities are welcome!

Free Week Class Schedule:

Aqua Fitness

Boot Camps

Cardio, Conditioning & Strength


Martial Arts


Group Fitness

Yoga & Pilates

How to Participate:

No registration is required! Simply show up at the location of your classes before the scheduled start time and you’re ready to go!

Please note that Free Week classes are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Everyone will be asked to sign a waiver.


UBC Aquatic Centre Open House

UBC Aquatic Centre Open House

Wednesday January 8 | 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Come check out everything that the UBC Aquatic Centre has to offer! There will be games, snacks, and much more! Be sure to bring your swim suit, a towel, and a loonie or quarter for a locker if you want to get in the water. Or if you’d prefer just come check-out the info booth in the lobby. Are you interested in putting your little one into swim lessons? We’ll be hosting a lesson info session that evening.

  • Complimentary coffee and treats in the lobby.
  • There will be activities for all ages, everyone is welcome!
  • Free entrance to the aquatic centre for the duration of the open house.
  • Try out our Hydro Board Aqua Fitness class, take a dive off the diving boards, participate in a complimentary shallow water aqua fitness class, and more!

Learning to Play soccer

Leagues Free Agent Meeting

Thursday January 9 | 5:00pm 

Looking for a leagues team? Attend the free agent meeting at the Student Recreation Centre, and we will try to match you up with other like-minded people, and prepare you to register a team for the registration deadline on January 10, 2020.

UBC Tennis Centre Open House

UBC Tennis Centre Open House

Friday January 10 | 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Ever want to try your hand at tennis? Did you know we have a state-of-the-art public facility right here on campus? That’s right – no steep membership fees! Whether you have played tennis before, or if you’re brand new to the sport we have a program tailored just for you.

  • Meet our incredible tennis coaches and ask them any questions!
  • Try your hand at some on-court activities. Whether you want to complete some obstacle courses while bouncing a tennis ball, run some drills with our coaches, or rally against a coach – there’s an activity for all tennis levels!
  • We have plenty of demo rackets to try from Rackets & Runners!

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