UBC Aquatic Centre Open House – January 9, 2018

UBC Aquatic Centre Open House

Tuesday January 9, 2018 from 12:00-3:00PM

Come explore our facility or learn about ways you can get involved in aquatics at UBC. There will be free activities, coffee, snacks, and a prize to be won!

Open House Details

Schedule

  • 11:45 am – Free access to the pool begins
  • 12:00 pm – Complimentary coffee & treats offered in the lobby. (Will be offered until supplies run out)
  • 12:00 pm – Wibit Inflatable Obstacle Course opens (In the Competition Pool)
  • 12:00 pm – Facility Tour (Meet in the Lobby)
  • 12:45 pm – Facility Tour (Meet in the Lobby)
  • 1:10 pm – Hydro Board aquacize sampler (20 min class in the Recreation Pool)
  • 1:40 pm – Hydro Board aquacize sampler (20 min class in the Recreation Pool)
  • 2:00 pm – Wibit Inflatable Obstacle Course closes (In the Competition Pool)
  • 2:10 pm – Hydro Board aquacize sampler (20 min class in the Recreation Pool)
  • 2:40 pm – Hydro Board aquacize sampler (20 min class in the Recreation Pool)
  • 2:45 pm – Open house activities and free entry ends. For those who wish to stay, public swim will be available in the Leisure Pool, and in the Recreation Pool starting at 3:15 pm.

 

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Facility Tours

Facility Tours will take you behind the scenes to see all of the moving pieces that make this facility run. Led by either the Senior Manager or Safety and Maintenance Manager you’ll visit the public areas of the facility as well as get a look at all of the equipment in the basement. Learn about the features, amenetiies, design and architecture of this award-winning facility!

During the Open House we are offering two free facility tours at 12:00pm and 12:45 pm.

Please note that there are limited spots available in each tour. Meet in the lobby 10 minutes prior to the tour and spots will be given on a first-come-first-served basis, or reserve your spot by pre-registering online.


Highlights to Look Forward To

Wibit Inflatable Obstacle Course

Wibit Inflatable Obstacle Course
Can you make it from one end to the other without falling in? This popular activity generally makes an appearance during our weekend public swims, but we’re setting it up for the Open House!

Check out this activity from 12:00 – 2:00 pm!

Hydro Board Classes

Hydro Board Sampler Classes
This is a brand new program that we’re offering this winter! Come try out a Hydro Board Fitness or a Hydro Board Yoga class in the recreation pool.

Classes will be starting every 30 minutes from 1:10 – 2:40 pm!

UBC Aquatic Centre

Take a Facility Tour
Ever wonder what goes into making a facility like this work? Learn about the features, ameneties, and get a behind-the-scenes look at all that goes on. Tours take approximately 45-60 minutes and you’ll be toured through the public areas as well as get to see the basement.

We are offering facility tours at 12:00 and 12:45pm! Limited spots available so register online to reserve your spot.

UBC Aquatic Centre Hot Tub

Relaxing in the Hot Tub
What better way is there to escape the chilly and rainy Vancouver weather than relaxing in a hot tub? Our hot tub has a capacity of 40 people and has an aquatic lift for individuals in a wheelchair.

The hot tub will be open for the entirety of the open house!